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Drifting Sands Oceanfront Hotel

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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“ocean front”(45 reviews)
“nice balcony”(5 reviews)
“room was clean”(14 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Just stayed at the Drifting Sands for a week (third year in a row) and thoroughly enjoyed my experience. The front desk staff as well as the housekeeping staff were pleasant, courteous and helpful. As I stay in the same room every year, it was...More

Thank justine1955
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Great for a weekend get-away. Our room was oceanfront with a little patio. Proximity to the beach was excellent. The room was average. The staff was nice. I would stay again for a couple days but would need something bigger to stay longer.

Thank El H
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Rooms were OK. Dated and old but clean. Big issue was that oceanfront first floor has no view of the ocean. Just the sand dunes. We paid a premium for oceanfront and felt we were misled. We will not return.

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

I'm in total shock at the quality of hotels that are offered on Long Beach Island's "Jersey Shore". It was my first visit to "The Shore", being from California I was very interested to see how it stacked up to Cali Beaches. So We paid...More

6  Thank WeHeartTravel_143
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We stayed one night at this motel. It cost us $283 and for that money we got lumpy beds, lumpy pillows, and threadbare and obviously well worn bedclothes. There was very little lighting in the room and the air conditioner was loud and noisy. The...More

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Amenities
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Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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USD 136 - USD 362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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USD 136 - USD 362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"The 2nd floor of the ocean front building is the way to go. The view is well worth the climb!"
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"Stay on upper floor and building you are in has elevator, one facing beach does not have a lift, one that..."
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"The units toward the beach are better. The units in the back are not as nice."
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