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The Bentley Inn, Bay Head

694 Main Avenue , Bay Head, NJ 08742-5346 USA (Show map)
4.4
190 Reviews
$129 - $310
per night

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About

The Bentley Inn is an 1886 Victorian Mansion located in the historic & picturesque seaside town of Bay Head (just 60 miles from NYC & Philadelphia), New Jersey. Many call it the “Hamptons of the Jersey Shore. We are just 3 houses from the ocean and feature 19 guest rooms with TV/VCR, A/C, full serve multiple choice breakfast, private off-street parking, beach badges, wrap-around covered porch, free wireless internet access, large living room, dining room and sunlit solarium. Slip back to another time and relax on the 1st and 2nd floor covered porches with ocean & bay breezes. We can accommodate special events (up to 45 people), small weddings, business meetings, family reunions, etc. Later check-in available if arrangements are made in advance with innkeepers. Minimum age 21. The timeless beauty of this small country village by the sea is both elegant and casual, creating a mystique that has endured for generations. Since the late 1800's, Bay Head has been the favorite vacation place for those who enjoy a certain kind of quiet, a relaxing yet friendly way of life, and a safe haven in which to pursue both land and sea activities. The general enjoyment of the natural, uncrowded lifeguarded beaches make Bay Head a favorite for those who like a quiet time. The people who return year after year to Bay Head take great pleasure in some less publicized everyday activities - collecting shells and sea glass on the beach, bicycling on quiet village streets and, perhaps best of all, seeing a variety of birds in our wildlife preserve.

Rooms & Rates

1 'Lorraine Ruth'

Queen bed, chair bed, closet, direct porch access, 2 hall baths (shared with 4 other rooms). TV & VCR, Alarm Clock-Radio, Hairdryer, Wireless Internet Access.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $129-$220

2 'Rand Alan'

Queen bed, chair bed, closet, direct porch access, 2 hall baths (shared with 4 other rooms) TV & VCR, Alarm Clock-Radio, Hairdryer, Wireless Internet Access

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $129-$220

3 'Jessica Alexis'

Queen bed, chair bed, closet, 2 hall baths (shared with 4 other rooms).
TV & VCR, Alarm Clock-Radio, Hairdryer, Wireless Internet Access

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $129-$220

4 'Nikole Elizabeth'

Two twin beds, closet, direct porch access, 2 hall baths (shared with 4 other rooms). TV & VCR, Alarm Clock-Radio, Hairdryer, Wireless Internet Access

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $129-$220

5 'Lisa Anne'

Queen bed, direct porch access, private bath. TV & VCR, Alarm Clock-Radio, Hairdryer, Wireless Internet Access

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

Nightly Rate: $189-$310

6 'Jeffery Dennis'

Queen bed, direct porch access, private bath. TV & VCR, Alarm Clock-Radio, Hairdryer, Wireless Internet Access

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

Nightly Rate: $189-$320

7 'Jeffrey Robert'

Queen bed, closet, private bath. TV & VCR, Alarm Clock-Radio, Hairdryer, Wireless Internet Access

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

Nightly Rate: $189-$310

8 'Cory Joseph'

Queen bed, closet, private bath. TV & VCR, Alarm Clock-Radio, Hairdryer,Wireless Internet Access

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

Nightly Rate: $189-$310

10 'Amy Elizabeth'

Queen bed, 2 hall baths (shared with 4 other rooms, private bath in off season). TV & VCR, Alarm Clock-Radio, Hairdryer, Wireless Internet Access

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $129-$220

11 'Ronald John'

Queen bed, closet, ocean view, shared bath with room 21 (available as 2 room suite). TV & VCR, Alarm Clock-Radio, Hairdryer, Wireless Internet Access

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $159-$270

12 'Carlene Lillian'

Queen bed, closet, private bath. TV & VCR, Alarm Clock-Radio, Hairdryer, Wireless Internet Access

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

Nightly Rate: $189-$310

14 'Michael Cornelius'

Queen bed, chair bed, private bath. TV & VCR, Alarm Clock-Radio, Hairdryer, Wireless Internet Access

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

Nightly Rate: $189-$310

15 'Jacob Tyler'

Queen bed, chair bed, private bath. TV & VCR, Alarm Clock-Radio, Hairdryer, Wireless Internet Access

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

Nightly Rate: $189-$310

16 'Kerrin Elizabeth'

Queen bed, chair bed, bay view, private bath. TV & VCR, Alarm Clock-Radio, Hairdryer, Wireless Internet Access

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

Nightly Rate: $189-$310

17 'Jennie k. Strauss'

Queen bed, closet, shared bath with room 18. TV & VCR, Alarm Clock-Radio, Hairdryer, Wireless Internet Access

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $149-$250

18 'Lillian Carolyn'

Queen bed, closet, shared bath with room 17. TV & VCR, Alarm Clock-Radio, Hairdryer, Wireless Internet Access

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $149-$250

19 'Ruth Elizabeth'

Two twin beds, closet, shared bath with room 20. TV & VCR, Alarm Clock-Radio, Hairdryer, Wireless Internet Access

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Double , 1 Twin

$149$250

20 'Anna Mae'

Queen bed, closet, shared bath with room 19. TV & VCR, Alarm Clock-Radio, Hairdryer, Wireless Internet Access

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $149-$250

21 'Robert Charles'

Queen bed, closet, ocean view, shared bath with room 11. TV & VCR, Alarm Clock-Radio, Hairdryer, Wireless Internet Access

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $159-$270

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Reviews

Overall
4.4

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  • Guest room4.1
  • Services4.7
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Dining4.4

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190 Reviews

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Best B&B on the Jersey Shore

4.8 on July 07, 2014

Loved our weekend in Bay Head. The Bentley provided everything we needed from beach badges to towels. No fuss no muss and perhaps one of the best breakfasts one can get - filled us up until dinner! The rooms are clean and well maintained. The couple who run the Inn are really lovely and make you feel like you are at home! The price was reasonable and parking convenient and safe. Really a wonderful experience.


Home away from home

4.6 on July 02, 2014

Great location and simple accommodations. It's like staying at a family member's house at the beach-except Glen and his staff are happy to have you. Everything you need is provided-beach supplies, bikes, etc.


Off Season Stay

4.2 on April 30, 2014

Cute Quaint Inn.


Lovely Inn in a beautiful little town

5 on April 27, 2014

My daughter and I had a wonderful visit to the Inn this weekend. The place is charmingly decorated, the rooms all open to a beautiful porch, the host was so very accommodating, and the breakfast was A+. We would definitely recommend staying at this Inn, and we'll definitely be visiting again!


Excellent Stay

4.4 on April 23, 2014

Recently stayed at the Bentley Inn in Bay Head for 4 nights in April, 2014. The reservation was made on short notice as the trip was not originally something we had planned. My father had recently passed away and needed a place for the family to stay while I worked on the house. I went back to the Inn each evening. The rooms were immaculate, which is the most important thing to my wife. We had two rooms (19 &20) for a family of 5 which allowed my wife and I our own room and our youngers kids shared a double while my oldest had a twin in a second room. Between these two rooms is a shared bath so we did not need to go out in to the hallway or share a bath with other guests. The breakfast area was very pleasant, including an inside dining area and an enclosed three season porch. Breakfast was excellent as prepared by the innkeeper Glenn. He was extremely accommodating. The kids had waffles every morning, we either had omelets, egg white omelets, oatmeal, or Glenn's caramelized French toast. All were excellent. Overall a great stay.


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Location

Location Type

19th Century Town, Beachside, Oceanside, Small town

Airport

Newark, NJ (EWR) 55.5 miles

Directions to property:

Take 95 South to Exit 11 to NJ Garden State Parkway to Exit 98. Route 34 south (turns into Route 35 South) through Point Pleasant to Bay Head. Rt. 35 turns into Main Ave, continue heading south and look for 694, on your right.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Atlantic City, Boardwalk, Six Flags Great Adventure, Lakewood Blue Claw Baseball, Surfing, Deep Sea Fishing, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, Ceiling fans, Computer, Conference Rooms, Desk, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Private entrance, Wedding Facilities , Bicycles, Beach access, Beach Chairs, Private off street parking, Metal Detectors for treasure hunting, Wrap Around Covered Porch

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Coffee/Tea facilities, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Kayaking, Surfing, Para-Sailing, Amusements Boardwalk, Whale Watching, Jet-Ski, Deep Sea Fishing, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

Check Dates

Policies

  • Check In:: 2-7pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Limited
  • Suitable For Children: must accompanied by an adult 21 years or older
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two night minimum on Summer weekends.
  • Deposit Amount Required: 1 nights stay or 50% of the reservation, whichever is greater
  • Cancellations: Your deposit is refundable if innkeepers receive notice 14 days prior to arrival date. This will be minus a $25 processing fee per room. After this 14 day period no refunds are possible unless we can re-book your rooms. We also cannot make refunds for early departure; however, with prior notice you are welcome to send someone in your place.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Glenn

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

1 Dog

About the innkeepers

Gardening, cooking, reading, drums, personal computers.

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Meals

Breakfast

Continental Plus

  • Time Served: 219710
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


Details

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694 Main Avenue , Bay Head, NJ 08742-5346 USA (Show map)

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