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Ocean City New Jersey Accommodations

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The Ocean City center is approximately 1 mile west of Ocean City Music Pier and 1 mile northeast of Discovery Seashell Museum.

When you want to get away from it all, you should pack the car and head straight to Ocean City, New Jersey. Located right on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, the city has been the Garden State's resort destination for families for more than 100 years. Nestled on the Jersey Shore just south of Atlantic City, the difference in entertainment options between the two cities is striking. More from this guide...

Ocean City Hotels/Motels & Accommodations

Port O Call Hotel : 1510 Boardwalk 1510 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226
  • Three Star Oceanfront property
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy See policy
  • Great for breakfast
  • Fantastic service
From$110
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Harris House : 1201 Ocean Ave. 1201 Ocean Ave., Ocean City, NJ 08226
  • Economical Resort property
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy See policy
Impala Island Inn - Ocean City 1001 Ocean Ave., Ocean City, NJ 08226
  • Three Star hotel
Biscayne Suites : 820 Ocean Ave. 820 Ocean Ave., Ocean City, NJ 8226
  • Midscale hotel
  • Hotel has 4 floors
Ocean Breeze Hotel 724 Ocean Ave., Ocean City, NJ 08226
  • Two-star hotel
Ocean 7 : 870 East 7th St.
+1-866-429-5787
870 East 7th St., Ocean City, NJ 08226
  • 3 star Oceanfront hotel
  • Hotel has 73 rooms
Econo Lodge
+1-888-690-5281
21 Macarthur Blvd., Somers Point, NJ 08244 ~2.94 miles north of Ocean City
  • Cheap Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Sonesta Es Suites Somers Point 900 Mays Landing Rd., Somers Point, NJ 08244 ~3.05 miles northwest of Ocean City
  • Midscale Beach hotel
  • Check-in: 4:00PM
Oceanside Lodge : 119 Us 9 South 119 Us 9 South, Marmora, NJ 08223 ~3.41 miles west of Ocean City
  • Affordable property
  • Check in time: 02.00 PM
The Carisbrooke Inn : 105 South Little Rock Ave.
+1-800-881-1523
105 South Little Rock Ave., Ventnor, NJ 08406 ~7.95 miles northeast of Ocean City
  • Three Star Beach hotel
  • 3 floors in property
Residence Inn Atlantic City Airport Egg Harbor Township - Egg Harbor Township 3022 Fire Rd., Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234 ~8.09 miles north of Ocean City
  • 3 star Airport hotel
  • 101 rooms in property
  • Well-maintained, according to 73%
  • Fast Wi-Fi
From$89
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Days Hotel Atlantic City / Pville / Eht 6708 Tilton Rd., Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234 ~8.73 miles north of Ocean City
  • Cheap Highway hotel
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Breakfast was excellent
  • Most guests said the reception staff was great
From$55
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Best Western Plus Atlantic City West Extended Stay & Suites 701 Black Horse Pike, Pleasantville, NJ 08232 ~8.85 miles north of Ocean City
  • Three Star property
  • Free breakfast available
Howard Johnsons Atlantic City / Egg Harbor Townshi : 6817 Black Horse Pike (Rt. 40 / 322) 6817 Black Horse Pike (Rt. 40 / 322), Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234 ~8.88 miles north of Ocean City
  • Two-star Highway property
  • Check-in time: 4.00pm
Quality Inn Pleasantville - Pleasantville 1012 Black Horse Pike, Pleasantville, NJ 08232 ~8.93 miles north of Ocean City
  • Mid-scale property
  • Check-in: 15:00
Oh St. Joseph Resort Hotel 8029 Black Horse Pike, West Atlantic City, NJ 08232 ~8.98 miles northeast of Ocean City
  • 3-star Resort property
  • 4 conference rooms in property
  • Great staff and environment
  • Not much choice in breafast
Wingate by Wyndham : 6811 Black Horse Pike 6811 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08232 ~8.98 miles north of Ocean City
  • Mid-scale Highway property
  • Check in: 4pm
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
  • Fair breakfast prices
From$65
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Knights Inn Atlantic City : 500 North Albany Ave.
+1-888-283-3404
500 North Albany Ave., Atlantic City, NJ 8401 ~9.00 miles northeast of Ocean City
  • Cheap hotel
Comfort Inn & Suites West Atlantic City 7079 Black Horse Pike, Pleasantville, NJ 08232 ~9.01 miles northeast of Ocean City
  • Affordable Resort hotel
  • Check in: 3:00 pm
  • Approx. half of guests complained about the bathroom
  • Popular among families
From$49
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New Sea Breeze Motel
+1-866-429-5787
7080 Black Horse Pike, West Atlantic City, NJ 08232 ~9.04 miles northeast of Ocean City
  • 2 star hotel
  • Shower stall mildew
  • Service is adequate
From$50
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Rodeway Inn Sunset Inn
+1-888-690-5281
1600 North Albany Ave., Atlantic City, NJ 08401 ~9.05 miles northeast of Ocean City
  • Two-star hotel
  • Check in time: 12:00 PM
  • No blankets
  • Vibe is not too good
Rodeway Inn Ensign
+1-888-690-5247
3601 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, NJ 08401 ~9.05 miles northeast of Ocean City
  • Economical Beach property
  • Check-in time: 12:00PM
  • Beds need improvement
  • Average parking
Ramada West Atlantic City in Pleasantville
+1-888-305-3366
8037 Black Horse Pike, Pleasantville, NJ 08232 ~9.09 miles northeast of Ocean City
  • Low priced Lake property
  • Shuttle to airport available
  • Shower was ok
  • Not very clean
Rodeway Inn Oceanview : 3200 Pacific Ave. 3200 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, NJ 08401 ~9.27 miles northeast of Ocean City
  • Low priced Beach hotel
  • Free breakfast available
Quality Inn : 3101 Pacific Ave. 3101 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, NJ 08401 ~9.31 miles northeast of Ocean City
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
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Whether you're searching for a luxury hotel for a couples' weekend or a sizable room for the entire family, Ocean City has just what you need for a fun-filled week or weekend excursion.

Founded in 1884, Ocean City is one of the newer municipalities in the state and one of the only dry cities in the Northeast. Since its inception, the city banned the sale of liquor throughout the island community, leading to an atmosphere that's perfect for families large and small.

Widely regarded as having the most beautiful beaches in the state, Ocean City is a paradise for tanning, swimming, fishing, and more. It's incredibly popular during the summer when tourists boost the population from about 11,000 to more than 110,000. Yet even when it's crowded, the family-friendly atmosphere is a breath of fresh air. In addition, many businesses have meetings and team-building exercises here during non-peak seasons. No matter what your reason for coming to Ocean City, you're bound to find the ideal hotel to fit your specific needs, budget, and tastes.

When to Visit Ocean City, New Jersey

If you can stomach massive crowds, the ideal time to visit Ocean City is during the summer. The population at any given time from May through August can swell to nearly 10 times the actual population, causing problems with parking, reservations, and crowds. However, the temperatures outside and in the water are unbeatable and often worth the hassle. Hotels are in extreme demand during summer, so you might have to book your hotel room months in advance to make sure you get the hotel of your choice.

If you're not big on swimming or sunbathing or you want the entire beach to yourself, head to Ocean City in winter. The tourists are long gone from the area, and only the locals remain. When you want to meet people from the area, it's an excellent time to chat, while lines to some of the attractions are almost nonexistent. However, temperatures can drop below freezing, so pack accordingly. You can score a hotel room for near nothing, thanks to the low demand.

Fall is another great time to visit Ocean City, as the weather is warmer than in most other areas of the state. Highs of 70 and lows of 50 make exploration tolerable with a light jacket, and sometimes, you won't even need that. Some families still head here during the tail end of the tourist season, so hotel prices are a bit higher than in the off-season. Rooms are still far easier to find than during the summer.

To watch the city burst out of the winter with wonderful temperatures and somewhat clear skies, head to Ocean City during spring. While rain falls more during this season than any other, it tends to clear up quickly, giving you pristine weather without all the crowds. Because demand is low during spring, you can often find a superb deal on a hotel whether you book a trip well in advance or just on a whim.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Ocean City, NJ:

seasonality of hotel rates in Ocean City

Ocean City by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean nightly cost trends by star rating class in Ocean City, NJ. You can use these charts to evaluate the best seasons to book a room in Ocean City during the year.

Luxury Hotel Options in Ocean City, NJ

4 Star Average Prices: $189.34

When you want a luxurious hotel stay in Ocean City, you don't have to look far. The Port-O-Call Hotel has been offering opulent accommodations for more than 50 years, with excellent service and unbeatable perks. All guests have access to massage therapy services, a 24-hour fitness room, golf outings, a restaurant, and a heated outdoor pool. The hotel also offers access to many of Ocean City's top attractions, such as the Ocean City Boardwalk, beaches, and Congo Falls Adventure Golf. In-room amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, a refrigerator, a flat-screen television with cable programming, and a private balcony.

For a luxury hotel experience that's on the outskirts of town, away from the crowds but still near the beach, head to the Oceanside Lodge. It's located within a short drive of popular attractions such as the Discovery Seashell Museum, Carey Stadium, and the Ocean City Music Pier. Offerings here include a business center, seasonal heated outdoor pool, and free parking. Guests will also enjoy in-room features such as ocean views, free Wi-Fi, a coffee maker, free cable television with HBO, a minifridge, and a microwave.

Affordable Hotel Options in Ocean City, NJ

3 Star Average Prices: $113.05

Just because you're going to a resort doesn't mean you have to break the bank. Ocean City has plenty of low-cost accommodation options so you can spend money on the more important things in life. The Blue Water Inn offers simple guest rooms and suites that are ideal for travelers that spend more of their time out and about than in their hotel rooms. It's just minutes from the beach, Haunted Golf, and Playland's Castaway Cove. Amenities include free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool, barbecue grills, and ticketing or tour assistance.

The Ocean Breeze Hotel is another solid option for budget accommodations in Ocean City. In-room amenities here include a television with cable programming, complimentary Wi-Fi, and a refrigerator. However, it's the on-site perks that really make the Ocean Breeze a winner. Free beach tags, a free breakfast, and free parking will save you tons of money, while the outdoor pool, sun deck, and gas barbecue grill allow the family to enjoy the day without having to leave the comfort of the hotel.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Ocean City

2 Star Average Prices: $126.64

Which Ocean City hotels have real discounts?

If you're a bargain hunter or just shudder at the thought of paying full price, you won't have to worry when you visit Ocean City. Plenty of establishments offer discounts for AAA members, seniors, military, and government personnel.

At the Sonesta Es Suites, seniors will receive a discount with proof of their age. It's the perfect place to call home for your next trip to Ocean City, as it's just a short drive or walk from Haunted Golf, Congo Falls Adventure Golf, the beach, and more. Each of the 120 guest rooms come packed with features including complimentary wireless internet, cable programming, a microwave, and daily housekeeping. You'll also get to enjoy an array of on-site amenities such as a seasonal outdoor pool and a fitness center. When the restaurants are packed to the brim, you'll have a backup plan thanks to a quaint picnic area and barbecue grills.

Best Value Options in Ocean City, NJ

If you're looking for a mid-range option with nice amenities and a reasonable price, head to the Scarborough Inn Bed and Breakfast. Nestled in the heart of Ocean City, the Scarborough is right by Carey Stadium, the Wonderland Pier, and Lucy the Elephant. It's also somewhat of a delightful surprise in this town of high-rise hotels, offering a homely bed-and-breakfast feel. The inn has only five rooms, but each comes equipped with a premium bed, cable programming, and complimentary Wi-Fi so you're always connected. The real show stealer is the homemade breakfast, featuring a rotating main course with two sides, as well as a waffle bar and coffee station. If you leave hungry, it's your own fault.

Combining the historic part of Ocean City with modern amenities, Ocean City Mansion Bed and Breakfast is a one-of-a-kind destination. On-site amenities include free wireless high-speed internet, private baths and balconies, whirlpool spas, fireplaces, and one of the best breakfasts you've ever tasted. If you have a pet, don't worry. Ocean City Mansion has rooms that cater to your furry friend. Centrally located, you're only a few steps from the city's top restaurants, shops, and the beach.

Top Ocean City, NJ Attractions and Destinations

If you're visiting Ocean City, you can't afford to miss a trip to the Ocean City Boardwalk. This 2.5-mile-long boardwalk is an interesting sight and widely regarded as one of the most famous and photographed boardwalks in the world. When you don't feel like walking the 5-mile round trip, you can hail a ride on a surrey, which is a multiple-wheel and seat bicycle. Along your journey, take a ride on the Ferris wheel or grab some food or refreshments from the many vendors on the boardwalk.

When the boardwalk gets too crowded, head on down to the beach. With miles of guarded coastline, nice waves, and excellent swimming conditions, you can enjoy an entire day under the sun. The white sand is perfect for making sandcastles, and if you get there early enough, expect a high chance of finding shells with the kids.

When you want low-cost accommodations near the beach or a luxury experience with spectacular ocean views, you can find an excellent hotel to match your lifestyle and budget in Ocean City.

Recent traveler reviews of Ocean City, NJ

Below are reviews of the city of Ocean City, NJ from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Ocean City NJ is great for a family getaway."
Score 5.0 / 5

This beach city has a great family atmosphere, great beaches, yummy food, clean and safe.

Becky S., from 07-Jul-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of Ocean City, NJ shown above is 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 reviews
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