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Atlantic City, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were a small family wedding of 14 and the folks at Doolan's treated us like a big expensive wedding. They gave us a small, private room at no extra charge and the food and service was wonderful. Thank you Doolan's, for making our little affair into a big success!

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Sea Isle City, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't stay at the hotel nor was I there for a wedding, so I can't comment on those aspects of Doolan's. I was there for a luncheon/dinner show in a large room, and it was fun - but a bit old-fashioned. I went with a group which joined several other groups to make up a very large audience of...

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Bordentown, New Jersey
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Was here for my son's wedding. I will admit could use an upgrade, but what truly outweighs that is the incredibly friendly staff who were knowledgable and courteous. The owner was an absolute delight. The entire staff from bartenders, wait staff and housekeeping was incredibly friendly. Bring beach towels to the pool, as they do not supply towels for the...

1Thank Don T
New York City, New York
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The staff and service at Doolan's were wonderful, but the facility is in bad need of renovation. The event space was nice, but the rooms seem to have been last updated in the early nineties - even the television was old. I was not offended to be staying here as part of the event I was attending, but I wouldn't...

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Westchester, Ny
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The hotel is average, could use a bit of an upgrade, but perfect for what we were looking for, a quick weekend away. They have a nice pool. The place was clean. The rooms have refrigerators. The staff very friendly and very willing to help if you need anything. They have a huge parking lot. A nice breakfast is included.

1Thank Pooh16
Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 August 2016

You will either like it or hate it based on your priorities. It is an older hotel/motel with banquet facilities. You will hate it if you are looking for new on the beach,a large sceen TV and many amenities. You will like it if yu are looking for good value ,comfortable beds, a hot breakfast, pleasant & helpful staff and...

1Thank gerrysbrenner
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I think this is the best value at the shore. Don’t get me wrong, it’s an OLD motel but they make improvements every year. It’s also very clean. The linens were updated since our last stay. There was a cute little row boat shelf thing in the bathroom. They have a tiny flat screen TV; seriously my husband’s computer monitor...

Thank dalm0m
Marcellus, New York
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This venue has seen better days. My family and Friends stayed there for a wedding and were disgusted with the rooms. My niece and daughter in law had dirty sheets- stains and hair - and the rooms were old and musty smelling. To get to her room, my daughter in law had to go outside and down a few steps....

1Thank 582lena
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Our stay was spilt between two rooms as they could not book us for our full stay in just one, so we experienced rooms in both the “main” building (translation the older section) and a room in the pool section (newer but still very old). In the main building the room was dingy and dirty with a strong mildew smell....

1Thank John V
Chesterfield, Virginia
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We visited Doolan's Shore Club in June 2016 for a wedding for a one night stay. As someone who hasn't spent much time at or around the Jersey Shore, I must admit I was a bit surprised when we pulled up to a very old school "motel" type place. I wasn't expecting exterior room entry! My understanding is that there...

Thank uvaleg

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Doolan's

Address: 700 State Route 71, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-2048
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Spring Lake
Price Range: ₹ 5,316 - ₹ 11,539 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Doolan's 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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Doolan`s Hotel Spring Lake
Doolans Spring Lake
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“Pool side rather than main building”
gerrysbrenner, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Do not pick the 3rd floor; parking lot view is the best value”
dalm0m, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“None of my family had good rooms . If you are brave enough to stay there, ask for a renovated room.”
582lena, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you don't want an external door, ask for a room in the main building.”
uvaleg, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Check the rooms before staying in this place.”
733garyq, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
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