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J. D. Thompson Inn B&B

149 E Main Street , Tuckerton, NJ 08087 USA (Show map)
15 Reviews
$139 - $239
per night

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Come visit us under the Tuckerton sun and enjoy the outdoors or just the sweetness of doing absolutely nothing. The J. D. Thompson Inn is the ideal destination for a relaxing getaway or to explore the beauties of nature along the Jersey Shore. It is located within walking distance of the Tuckerton Seaport, 7 miles from Long Beach Island Beaches, and near Atlantic City, Smithville, wineries, golf, the Pine Barrens in Wharton and Bass River State Forests, and the Edwin Forsythe Wildlife Refuge. This is a perfect destination for nature enthusiasts who love to kayak, bicycle and hike. The Inn offers seven beautiful rooms decorated in Victorian style with all modern comforts, private baths, A/C, TV, phones and wireless internet access. Beach chairs and umbrellas are provided for our guests. Enjoy our delicious breakfast made with an Italian touch and ingredients from our garden.



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  • Guest room4.1
  • Services4.9
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Dining4.7

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Great Stay, Highly Recommended

4.6 on October 24, 2013

My wife and I had a wonderful stay. The room was clean, nicely furnished and, to our amazement given that the inn is right on the main street, quiet. The breakfasts were great and there were always tea, coffee and snacks available. Best of all were our hosts. Catherine and Enzo were friendly, helpful and obviously devoted to their craft. The inn is a great base for exploring the Pine Barrens and the shore. We highly recommend it.

Weekend Get Away

4.8 on February 23, 2013

Enjoyed a relaxing weekend in Tuckerton staying at the Thompson Inn. Room was very comfortable and breakfast was outstanding. Will be staying there again soon.

Wonderful Stay

5 on September 29, 2012

It was really a pleasant stay at J.D.Thompson Inn. The room, the breakfast, the hospitability of the owner... 100 scoring without question!

Great Place to Stay

4.6 on August 24, 2012

Wonderful little inn. Just what a B and B should be: friendly and hospitable (but not intrusive) with charming decor and delicious breakfasts! Very reasonable rates. Hostess provided us with beach towels, chairs, and umbrellas to go to the shore as we hadn't planned that in our stay. We enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere and local seafood restaurants. Highly recommend!

Outstanding all the way through!

5 on August 20, 2012

Feels weird rating all 5 stars but that is what it deserves. Rooms, service, value, cleanliness and breakfast were all Outstanding. I am thinking of where I can criticize the place but I cant think of anything. Great dinner options in the area and a great jumping-off point for both Atlantic City and LBI. The owners could not have been nicer or more helpful in every way. We'll be back!!

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Location Type

Barnegat Bay, Beach Haven, Little Egg Harbor, Long Beach Island, Manahawkin, Pine Barrens, Village


Atlantic City, NJ (ACY) 15 miles

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Tuckerton Seaport and Baymens Museum, Batsto Village, Smithville Village, Surflight Theatre, Barnegat Lighthouse, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Horse Back Riding, Horse Back Riding, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn, Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Internet Service, Library, Piano, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar , Wireless Internet Access, Beach Chairs, Parking, Beach Umbrellas, Guest refreshment area

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Horse Back Riding, Horse Back Riding, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3:00 to 7:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Families can be accommodated in room #6 only.
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two night stay in season weekends and minimum stay required on holiday weekends
  • Deposit Amount Required: Minimum one night deposit or 50% on stays of two or more nights
  • Cancellations: Deposits refunded up to 14 days prior to arrival less a $25.00 processing fee. Deposits are non-refundable on cancellations made less than 14 days prior to arrival and charges for your full reservation will apply to cancellations made within 14 days of arrival.



Catherine and Lorenzo Lauro

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Continental breakfast Monday to Friday Off Season

  • Time Served: 8:30 to 9:30 am
  • Serving Location: Outside Deck weather permitting, Dining Room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian


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149 E Main Street , Tuckerton, NJ 08087 USA (Show map)

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