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Reviewed 1 August 2015

This is an amazing place! the beach is foot steps away! the pool is amazing as well. The rooms are pretty nice. Betty Ann is the sweetest woman ever. she knows everything. At the beach there is a lifeguard, which my family loved Tim! This was my family's first time and we loved it! We wish we could stay longer!...

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New City, New York
Reviewed 31 July 2015

This is my family's 3rd year staying at the Driftwood. the staff couldn't be nicer Sam and his brothers and sister are always so accomodating to our every need. It's a family run business and they just "get it" when my family (30+ of us) come in for the week. The pool/ patio area is on the beach and a...

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Thank Tretre536
Reviewed 29 July 2015

My family and I have been going to the Driftwood for years and have always had a great time. We stopped going for a couple years and just went back this July 23, 24, and 25th. It is family owned with very friendly staff. Great place to go because it is a short walk to the boardwalk, the beach is...

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Thank Stephanie b
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Nice clean motel . From the moment we arrived , everyone was so polite . To the people that worked there to everyone who was staying here . Rooms were perfect you rolled out of bed and right to the beach or pool . No crowds ,private beach . 10 minute walk to board walk . Had a great time...

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Wantagh
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

The location is great and the private beach is wonderful . The rooms need updating . While it seems the carpets were replaced you can tell the hurricane damage and furniture has not been replaced . Also there were dead Mosquitos in the room and flies in the kitchen . I did not expect luxury , but for more than...

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Long Island, NY
Reviewed 17 July 2015

This was our annual girlfriend's vacation- 3 nights midweek- 2 double beds. If you're looking for 5 star keep going- but if you're main purpose is to be right on the PRIVATE beach then this is the spot. This is a very basic motel- no coffee maker, no clock, no phone, no restaurant There is a mini fridge. I brought...

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4Thank Thitsa1
Rockaway, New Jersey
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Our family just came home from the Driftwood. We have never felt so comfortable so fast in any hotel/resort before. The brothers ( owners) could not have been more accomodating as well as their help around the compound. Betty Ann was always offering her help and busy keeping the place tidy. Their deck, tables, adirondack chairs and best of all...

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1Thank MrsJ0000
Bartonsville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Extended this year to 10 days because a week is not enough! This is where you make memories and Driftwood is a big part. Big Shout out to everyone there and to Betty Ann for working so hard each day and being the friendliest to our girls. Truly feels like your going and visiting family at the Driftwood. Great weather...

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Thank Jill S
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This was our first trip to Point Pleasant and what an adorable beach town! The Driftwood is an older property, as are many in the area, but it is well kept and very clean. The pro's for this property-pleasant, helpful staff, small private beach with no beach fees, cute common courtyard area with plenty of seating, umbrellas, picnic tables-all with...

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Port Orange, Florida
Reviewed 7 July 2015

I absolutely love the Driftwood!!!! It is directly on the beach, but best of all the beach is private. The rooms are well kept, the grounds are very clean, the pool is large and beautiful, there are many patio sets to relax, and there is a breakfast/lunch hut which cooks the BEST food. We go every year and we are...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The DRIFTWOOD MOTEL is located dirctly on a Private Beach with a snack bar and heat pool call for daily specials ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftwood Motel

Address: 1414 Ocean Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742-4148
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Point Pleasant Beach
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Driftwood Hotel Point Pleasant Beach
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Point Pleasant Beach
#4 Family Hotel in Point Pleasant Beach
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“The management will help you select a room based on your preference and budget.”
robertpJ8195AQ, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you want a beachfront room you have to call with time because they book fast!”
Damaris215, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We love ours it's the best suite in the place”
SteveB866, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I made sure to book early to get a ocean side efficiency.”
  • room view showing deck, snack shack, patio area, beach and ocean
joebusateri, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Don't park in front of the 1st floor rooms unless you are good at backing up: narrow entrance. Efficiency rooms available.”
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