Seascape Manor

3 Grand Tour , Highlands, NJ 07732-2001 USA (Show map)


Sheltered by tall Oak trees and nestled in a holly-filled slope high on the hill, SeaScape Manor Majestically overlooks the sparkling Atlantic Ocean just beyond its decks. Built in the late 1800's, the superior workmanship is experienced in the details of the spacious rooms. A combination of antiques and modern conveniences grace the Manor and create an atmosphere of comfortable nostalgia. Spectacular views, easy access to New York City, hiking, Sandy Hook National Recreation Area, antique shops




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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.5
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.5
  • Onsite Dining4.5

My summer get away

4.0 on September 10, 2015

I have stayed here for years. I love this wonderful magical place!! So nice the hostess and host!! Thank you for the amazing fruit salad!! Love to Seascape Manor!! Linda Marie

Wonderful hosts, lovely and peaceful location.

5 on October 30, 2014

I stayed here with my 2 friends. Gloria was wonderfully accommodating and she he took an extra effort to put in a cot in our room as we all shared one room together. We stayed in the Precious Moments room. We loved the balcony and the ocean view was wonderful both at night and during the day. The highlight was the breakfast on the porch with a beautiful ocean view and sounds of nature around us. The food was absolutely delicious, Gloria is truly a gourmet chef and Bob is an excellent and entertaining 'waiter.' I highly recommend the Seascape Manor, you will not be disappointed!

We loved it here & can't wait to come back

5 on September 27, 2012

This was a wonderful and friendly B&B, so elegant. The breakfast service was slow but Gloria makes everything from scratch & it was worth the wait.

A Total Treat

4.2 on May 21, 2012

Treated Mom to a Mother's Day weekend at Seascape Manor. We wanted to bird watch at Sandy Hook and enjoy a relaxing weekend and dinner on the Navesink. The location of the B&B is amazing. The Hartshorne Suite has a king sized bed, pullout twin couch (so comfortable), soaking tub, and private balcony with an amazing view (see website photo, view of Long Island and shipping channel at night). I felt confident that the resident pets (all friendly) were never in the suite and were not overly present, but more visitors that you would pass by now and again. Bob took great care of us during our stay, Sherry was wonderful via phone/email (sorry I didn’t meet her); I finally was able to meet Gloria after breakfast, which she cooks and is wonderful. Mini-massages from Barbara the morning of our departure were a relaxing way to end the weekend. I’ll be booking another stay soon. Jessica (Lehigh Valley, PA)

Girls Weekend - Maxin' & Relaxin'

4.4 on April 12, 2012

Our weekend was Friday 4/30 through Sunday 4/1 at the Sea Scape manor. We needed some time away from family, work, & routine! It was such a good idea to visit! Our room was clean, inviting, and well appointed. The Inn Keepers were friendly and thoughtful. The household pets were shy but well mannered and breakfast the morning of out departure Sunday was delicious and hearty. Our hostess drove us back to our train station afterward! Saturday night dinner by recommendation from our hosts to Bahr's Seafood Restaurant was an excellent choice. And the owner at Barh's even drove us back to the Sea Scape when he found out we were referred to his establishment for the good food! I have only good things to say. If you need a mini staycation close to home our new friends at Sea Scape manor will take good care of you. Rene S.

excellent Services

5 on December 08, 2011

I would like to thank you and your family for the beautiful moments that you gave us. Than you so much for everything!. Your place was awesome. It was a time that we will never forget. Like I told you before, in all these years, we never had any chances to spend time like this. Wanda told me that it was a dream come true. We hope that God gives you all the health and blessing that you need in life. It's impossible to explain with words how grateful we are. We could not have wished for a more wonderful time. Thank you for taking care of veterans!!!


4.8 on November 11, 2011

Thing place is wonderful. My boyfriend and I came here for a romantic get away and had a wonderful time. The decor is beautiful. Nice beach front. Great service. friendly couple. Will come again.

Great views and food

5 on August 09, 2011

Great place to stay and the pets were alot of fun too, food great rooms clean and terrific views!

A wonderful place

5 on August 08, 2011

My wife and I have stayed at Seascape Manor at least ten times over the last 9 years. Neither my wife or I have a single complaint from any of our stays. We have stayed in every room, our favorite being the Garden Room, which gives you the feeling of total seclusion in your own little world. The breakfasts are absolutely delicious and will be catered to those with food allergies. The beds are wonderfully comfortable and rooms cute and well appointed. Sherry and Gloria go out of their way to be helpful, whether its something in the house or directions to local attractions or restaraunts. I will be calling soon to reserve my annual anniversary room

SeaScape Manor BnB Highland NJ¿ - 2010 Oct

1.0 on October 10, 2010

October 2010 Totally NOT qualified to be a bed & breakfast!! They should close the doors to the public for renovations, maintenance and taking out the excess junk. It is very difficult to find the place - the easement to the property is through the high school parking lot. If you want to go stay at Granny's in a guest room it's okey. The place lacks taste in decor, smells of dogs, dusty and cramped with no staff/workers in sight. Just one sweet woman there having to carry the whole burden. The website is very deceptive and I highly resented having to pay for false advertising of the place. This BnB is 20 years behind in upkeep.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for expressing your opinion. You stated to us when you arrived that you are 'allergic to old'. We can't understand why you even booked with us. Our bed & breakfast was described on our website as being over 120 years old with antique furniture and period decor. Perhaps you did not understand that this meant our home is vintage and the decor is of the period. There are pictures of our rooms on the website. We cater to guests that want to feel like they are going home to grandma's. You obviously chose the wrong place to stay. Most standard bed & breakfast's are by definition an old house restored for guests. Since you were here only 5 minutes and never saw the guest room, perhaps you didn't fully appreciate the large spacious room, the beauty of the ocean view, the beautiful landscaping and wonderful deck overlooking the ocean. There is nothing wrong with the upkeep of our house. It is meant to look like an 1889 farm house and it is lovingly cared for and kept fresh and dust free. We have inspection certificates that will confirm this. We are honored to have the original hardwood floors and the original plastered walls. We are sorry you did not like our B&B. We wonder why you would book in a vintage house if you are allergic to old. We will refund your deposit and hope you choose to stay in modern hotels from now on.

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Rooms & Rates

Precious Moments

The Precious Moments Room allows you to watch the sun rise while relaxing in the comfy queen bed or while lounging on the private deck. Luxuriate in the oversized tub for two while viewing the Atlantic Ocean or shower in the separate shower stall. For those cool nights, warm up by fire place. A truly precious room especially for romantic moments.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $165 - $225

Hartshorne Suite

Our most requested room is filled with beautiful antiques and the king bed offers luxurious comfort especially after a long day at the beach or hiking. The large private deck has the best view of the ocean. A single sleeper sofa offers additional sleeping space. Relax in front of the fireplace or wash off the sand in the large tub and shower as you enjoy your spacious room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $165 - $225

Garden Room Suite

If you like a spacious room, the Garden Room with a king bed and queen sofa bed will be your cup of tea. A wall of windows allow ocean views and wildlife views (deer, racoons, etc.) Your private patio is a great place to have a sip of wine as watch the sailboats skim across the ocean. Relax in front of the fireplace or soak in the tub while reading your latest mystery. Wash off the sand in your shower. Our most spacious room includes an Art Deco Bar and a cabinet full of interesting books.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $165 - $225

Plain & Fancy Room

Amish style decor creates a peaceful and quiet respite. A Shaker canopy queen bed and a hand made quilt & blanket chest offer a taste of the Amish style. Sit by the fireplace, grab a shower or soak in the tub as you relax after a day at the beach or antiquing. Write to friends at the desk or access your computer with wifi featured throughout the inn.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $145 - $175

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Location Type

Countryside, Oceanview, Small town, Village


Newark, NJ (EWR) 20 miles

Directions to property:

Exit 117 Garden State Parkway. Route 36 South 12 miles to Highlands. Turn right at Portland Road (last exit before the Highlands/Sandy Hook Bridge). Proceed on Portland through woods, past Hartshorne Woods Park, around hair pin curve to stop sign. Henry Hudson High School is ahead on the right, proceed straight into the high school parking lot and go to far left corner. You will see the pink SeaScape Manor sign and the driveway is right there. Come on down!

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, 2 light houses, Garden State Arts Center, Sandy Hook Nat'l Park., Casinos in Atlantic City, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, CD player, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Internet Service, Library, Piano, Secretarial services, Telephone, Videos, Wedding Facilities , Panoramic view of ocean, close to New York City.

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Festivals, whale watching, party boats., Bicycles available to guests, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 3:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Outside on decks only.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Over 8 yrs.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required Well behaved dog, cat $25 pet fee
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: In season 2 nights on weekends.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: One night or 30% of stay in advance.
  • Cancellations: 14 day advance notice required for cancellation. If less than 14 days notice given, will not charge if the room can be re-booked. We will charge for any nights we are not able to re-book.



Gloria Miller

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs

About the innkeepers

Gardening, antiques, making wreaths & flower designs, technical writers, gourmet cooking, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, furniture renovation.

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  • Time Served: 8:30 to 10:00
  • Serving Location: Outside deck overlooking ocean, Breakfast Room, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Diet

Signature Dish

Cheese and Herb Souffle
Light fluffy herb souffle with freshly grated cheese folded in. A favorite of the guests. Provides a delightful and refreshing breakfast entre.