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The Islander Motel

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New York's Thousand Islands, New York
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

have stayed before in season, but try and stay in october and no one answers the phone or returns phone calls and they are still open....happened twice,not a good way to do business.....stayed elsewhere where they had desk clerk

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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at The Islander about 4 or five times over the past few years and it never disappoints. The comfortable rooms are always extremely clean and fresh. The location is terrific-just a short walk to the beach. Just love to sit on balcony in the morning with a cup of coffee. We've stayed in season and out, with... More 

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PA-USA
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49 reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

I just spent nearly 3 weeks staying at The Islander. I was working in the area and needed a clean, reasonably priced hotel with wifi, AC, and a microwave/refrig combo. Well I got exactly that at The islander plus much more. The rooms are very nice, no musty smell like a lot of Jersey shore motels. The owner Joe and... More 

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Reviewed 9 September 2016

We are a family of 5, so its hard to find a place we all fit comfortably on the island. The Islander has wonderful efficiency suites, the are big, clean and recently re-done. Not only that, but there is a courtyard and grill you can use and a play area for the kids to play basketball or run around. There... More 

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Jenkintown
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

First time staying at the Islander. My family and I stayed in a first floor room for a long weekend getaway. The owner was very friendly. The property overall looks well maintained. The room was spacious and had all the necessities. Next time I'm in LBI this is where I plan to stay.

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Thank Jenkahn
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5 reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2016

After traveling for years for business my most important criteria is cleanliness. The Islander is exceptionally clean. Centrally located blocks from the causeway, a block from the island's main drag and a block and a half from the beach, the Islander makes it easy to get around. Perfect if you are like me and use a room to sleep and... More 

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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We have only stayed here twice last year for more than a few days this year only overnight. Joe is a gem !! He is the nicest guy !! got in the room early . The room is always clean and well supplied! Absolutely perfect location to get to wawa or cvs, and the beach! Will always recommend to everyone!!... More 

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Buckingham, Pennsylvania
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71 reviews
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I decided to call the Islander Motel after reading he reviews on TripAdvisor. This was the last room they had available for the weekend when I called on a Tuesday to inquire. We arrived and were greeted by Joe the owner (what a great guy!!!). When we went to our room, which was behind the office and across from where... More 

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1 Thank skoobaru
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We stayed four nights with our two boys and just had a wonderful time. Many great places to eat within a short walk. The staff was warm, welcoming. Joe was just a pleasure to deal with. The beach was a short walk and in great shape. There is an abundance of Coffee (Key for me) with a ice cream /... More 

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Beverly, New Jersey
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

We went for a last minute weekend getaway. Owners Joe and Ann were friendly and helpful. Our room was clean, comfortable and updated. Anything we needed was within walking distance including the beach.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about The Islander Motel

Address: 1202 Central Avenue, Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, NJ
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Long Beach Island > Ship Bottom
Price Range: ₹ 3,693 - ₹ 13,611 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“I am told that the ground floor rooms were most recently renovated. (Post -Sandy)”
 of 5 bubbles 408grizg, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Second floor may be better if you don't want to hear cars of other travelers coming and going.”
 of 5 bubbles Scubaden, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms we have stayed in were clean, comfortable and attractive.”
 of 5 bubbles barbarabJ298EY, 7 Sep 2015 | Read review
“They are all comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles noram199, 7 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Unit 1B was nice - upper floor, end unit.”
 of 5 bubbles jparnell01, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
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