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Inn on Main Hotel

152 Main Street , Manasquan, NJ 08736 USA (Show map)

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Next town over from Spring Lake, Sea Girt or Point Pleasant, but a lot more fun. Make us your fashionable Jersey Shore address! "Finally, a great place to stay!," says one TripAdvisor review. "Exquisite...definitely a five-star," says another. Its Nantucket-style architecture, residential feel and quality furnishings are a departure from outdated accommodations in the area. Walk around village shops, restaurants, theatre or street fairs. Walk or bicycle to beach.

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Overall
4.0

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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service3.7
  • Value4.0
  • Cleanliness4.5
  • Onsite Dining3.4

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Perfect Weekend Getaway

4.0 on May 20, 2015

Last minute booking and first trip to Manasquan. We were pleasantly surprised by the location of the Inn and the room. Room 302, which faced Main Street, was very lovely. Access in and out of the Inn was easy and quick. There is an elevator. Small fridge with bottled water and coffee maker in the room was a nice touch. Parking was not a problem, but might be dicey once beach season begins. Beach is a short drive (1 mile) away. Plenty of places to eat in the area. Try Blend, the restaurant on the ground floor. Noisy place, but food is very good (having a restaurant on the ground floor did not in any way affect the atmosphere in the Inn).


No Greeting

3.4 on April 27, 2015

The Inn is lovely. Stayed when it first opened. Still lovely and well maintained. However, the absence of any visible staff left me with a cold feeling. No one to ask for assistance, help or say "Welcome." No one answers phone…except to say make reservation on-line. Not the warm, homey feeling of a nice B and B or high end hotel where you are made to feel special.

Innkeeper Response
We're glad Reviewer found the Inn lovely and well-maintained. The Inn is not a B&B, which is the Reviewer's preference. Our website and confirmation emails reinforces this to adjust expectations accordingly. Many customers seem to love our boutique inn since 2009 when we introduced it as a limited-service, residential-style, self-check-in small inn. Repeat customers comment on the privacy we offer. There is staff daily at the Inn. There is staff always at Blend Restaurant on the ground floor. Reviewer does not specify which service we failed, if any.


Outstanding

4.2 on April 26, 2015

Great location, clean, every room different, very close to train station and stores.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for your feedback.


Conflicted

3.4 on April 13, 2015

Great location close to shopping, dining and many beaches within very short drive. Interesting no front desk check in, a bit impersonal, but easy. The room was nicely appointed 2nd floor "Main Street" view- we looked out to the gas station across the street. The road outside definitely has some noise, could be soothing or annoying depending on your personality. The room had a toasty fireplace and ceiling fan. Bed was comfortable and the bathroom nicely updated. My issue was the old, shag carpeting was stiff and "crunchy"- glad I brought slippers!!! I think most of the other rooms had hardwood floors, so I think I would have preferred that. It was just me husband, the "rules" weren't an issue. One other caution- any specials you find on the internet take a screen shot. When I inquired about a seasonal discount, they indicated to pay first and then they would reimburse later. They did, however they changed the website and decreased the discount. I didnt say anything because I never took a "screen shot" of the website before they changed it overnight. There were a couple interesting dining choices, "Surf Taco"inexpensive fresh delicious and "Committed Pig" went their twice for breakfast, unique huge portions and delicious. Hope this was helpful.

Innkeeper Response
Not sure which room this was, but we assure customers that our carpeting, area rugs or wood floors are maintained regularly. Perhaps, that may be the reason why the carpet was "crunchy," which happens when the shampoo dries off. We traditionally, re-vacuum to soften it some, but may have missed this step. We apologize.


Bed and Breakfast???

2.2 on April 02, 2015

My husband and I stay at Bed and Breakfast properties every vacation and get-away weekends. We consider Bed and Breakfast properties to be just that,...bed AND BREAKFAST. This property is an Inn,...located in town on a busy street. They do not serve breakfast, nor offer gift cards or coupons for breakfast at any local establishment. We've stayed at other properties advertised as Bed and Breakfast properties that did not serve breakfast, but gave us gift cards to a nice coffee shop next door. So we didn't mind. The Inn is clean and nice,..but if you're looking to be greeted by someone and have any interaction with others,...this is NOT the place. It is a room with a bed.

Innkeeper Response
We have had great success in our limited-service, upscale, boutique inn concept now running with great success since 2009. It appears you inferred that "INN" automatically includes breakfast, which it does not in our case. Our website and confirmation email are very clearl on this topic. Yes, we agree that while our FaceTime with guests is limited, we are however complete in our amenities and responsive to every phone call. Thank you for your feedback.


Quick overnight

4.2 on April 02, 2015

Beautiful room. No onsite dining, but located on Main Street with plenty of dining options just out the front door.

Innkeeper Response
Not sure if guest missed Blend, a major restaurant on our ground floor? We do not serve breakfast, but is available immediately next to us on Main St.


Valentine's Day Getaway

3.2 on February 19, 2015

We have been visiting Manasquan Beach for years, but, this is the first time we stayed in town. The Inn on Main is unique, such that there is no check in. This is convenient, however, if you need something there is no one around. We stayed in room 203. It was smaller than I had been anticipating. However, it was clean. The bathroom is large and there is a nice gas fireplace. This was useful since it was absolutely freezing outside!! We booked this room because of the balcony. BUT the door lock was broken and couldn't enjoy this feature. There are plenty of choices for restaurants within walking distance. I think we would book again.

Innkeeper Response
Sorry for the lock which we found functioning; however, guests do find it hard to operate these Pella patio doors, which is reason we posted instructions next to it. A phone call to our main number may have helped your situation. Thank you.


Inn on Main is excellent

5 on January 27, 2015

I highly recommend Inn on Main to anyone staying in Manasquan area


Way to Ring in the New Year!!

4.0 on January 04, 2015

This was a last minute decision for a New Years Eve getaway. Wonderfully cozy room. Great places to walk to for food, fun, and festivities. Inn Keeper was very helpful throught the reservation process. Definately going back! Karen K. from Manahawkin, NJ


The inn on main review

4.0 on January 01, 2015

The room was nicer than the pictures let on. The high ceilings were a pleasant surprise along with the size of the huge shower. There was absolutely nothing to be disappointed about.


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Rooms & Rates

Room 201

Beacon gray walls reflect the summer sky. Queen size bed, fireplace, iphone ipod player,coffee maker and mini-refrigerator. Private bathroom. Stand-up balcony overlooks Main Street shops and restaurants. Rates are single/double occupancy. Rollaway cot is provided for $50 per night for 3rd person.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3

Room 302

Romantic, sophisticated, elegant. Barrel-vaulted ceiling, Queen size bed, fireplace with seating, iphone/ipod player, private bathroom and balcony that overlooks Main Street. Rates are single/double occupancy. Room can take up to 2 rollaway cots for 3rd person and 4th persons which are provided at $50 per night per person.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Room 304

Two queen beds, fireplace, iphone/ipod player, hardwood floors, balcony overlooking the gazebo. Private bathroom. Rate is for double occupancy. Maximum of 4 adults at additional charge of $50 each per night for 3rd and 4th persons

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Room 205

King bed, fireplace, large private bathroom,iphone/ipod player, cable tv, coffee maker, mini-refrigerator, iphone/ipod player and private bathroom.hardwood floors and a full-sized balcony overlooks the courtyard gazebo. Rates are single/double occupancy. A twin pull-out couch is intended for 3rd person and 4th person is provided a rollaway cot. Additional persons charged $50 per night.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Room 202

Queen Room with Balcony over Main Street restaurants and shops. Coffered ceiling, cable tv, coffee maker, mini-refrigerator, iphone/ipod player and plantation-style fan. All rates are for double occupancy.

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

Nightly Rate: $119 - $229

Nightly Rate: $119 - $229

Room 203

Dill-colored walls, Queen sleigh bed, fireplace, iphone/ipod player, private bathroom and a full balcony that overlooks Main Street. Rate is for double occupancy. Maximum of 2 adults.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Room 204

Queen size four-poster bed, spacious private bathroom, fireplace,iphone/ipod player, hardwood floors, standup balcony overlooks Main Street. Rates are single/double occupancy. A twin pull-out couch is intended for 3rd person and 4th person is provided a rollaway cot. Additional persons charged $50 per night.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Room 207

Queen bed, fireplace, cable tv, coffee maker, mini-refrigerator, iphone/ipod player and private bathroom. Overlooks Restaurant patio. Rate is for double occupancy. Maximum of 2 adults.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Room 303

Towering cathedral ceiling and crescent window overlooks Main Street. King bed, twin pull-out couch, iphone/ipod player, fireplace and large private bathroom. Rates are single/double occupancy. A twin pull-out couch is intended for 3rd person and 4th person is provided a rollaway cot. Additional persons charged $50 per night.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Room 301

Spectacular room at night! Dramatic crescent-shaped window. King sleigh bed, fireplace, iphone/ipod player,fireplace, cable tv, coffee maker, mini-refrigerator, iphone/ipod player and and spacious private bathroom. Rates are single/double occupancy. Room can take up to 2 rollaway cots for 3rd person and 4th persons which are provided at $50 per night per person.

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

Nightly Rate: $199 - $279

Nightly Rate: $199 - $279

Room 305

Blonde-painted walls, soaring ceiling, four-poster Queen bed, iphone/ipod player, fireplace, private bathroom and full balcony. Rates are single/double occupancy. Room can take up to 2 rollaway cots for 3rd person and 4th persons which are provided at $50 per night per person.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Room 206

Queen size bed, fireplace seating, cable tv, coffee maker, mini-refrigerator, iphone/ipod player and private bathroom and a full balcony that overlooks the dining patio and trellis.Rates are single/double occupancy. Room can take up to 2 rollaway cots for 3rd person and 4th persons which are provided at $50 per night per person.

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

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Location

Location Type

Walk from Manasquan train station, 2 min drive to Manasquan Beach, 5 min bicycle ride to beach, 7 min drive to Sea Girt Beach, 10 min drive to Spring Lake Beach, Downtown, Vista oceano, Small town, Village

Airport

Newark, NJ (EWR)

Directions to property:

From North: NJ Turnpike to exit 11 (Garden State Parkway.) Garden State Parkway to exit #98. Keep left off toll ramp. Merge onto NJ-34 South. Pass through one circle. Take exit (on Right) towards Sea Girt/Manasquan. Bear right at first fork onto Atlantic Ave/CR-524. Pass through circle halfway and continue onto Atlantic Ave. turn right at first light onto North Main St. Continue to 152 Main Street, Manasquan. The Inn On Main will be on your left. From West / Philadelpia Area: Betsy Ross Bridge East becomes NJ-90. NJ-90 East becomes NJ-73 South. From NJ-73 South merge onto NJ Turnpike North toward New York. Proceed to exit 7A (I-195 East) Lakewood/Shore Points. Proceed about 28 miles exit to 35A (NJ-Rte. 34 South). Pass through one circle. Take exit (on right) toward Sea Girt / Manasquan. Bear right at first fork onto Atlantic Ave. Turn right at first light onto North Main Street. Continue to 152 Main Street, Manasquan. The Inn on Main will be on your left. From South / Delaware and Maryland: Delaware Memorial Bridge to NJ Turnpike. Proceed to exit 7A (I-195 East) Lakewood/Shore Points. Proceed about 28 miles exit to 35A (NJ-Rte. 34 South). Pass through one circle. Take exit (on right) toward Sea Girt / Manasquan. Bear right at first fork onto Atlantic Ave. Turn right at first light onto North Main Street. Continue to 152 Main Street, Manasquan. The Inn on Main will be on your left.

Area Attractions

Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Movie Theater, Ocean, Algonquin Theatre, River

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Boutique Hotel

On-site amenities

Computer, Conference Rooms, DVD Player, Parking, Wedding Facilities, Wired internet , Elevator access to Guest Floors, Bypass Front Office Check-In, In-room Iphone/IPod player & charger, Blend Restaurant on Premises

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Outside only
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: On certain rooms, min 2-night weekends on Peak Season; 3-night min on holidays.
  • Accepted payments Other, VISA, Discover, Mastercard
  • Deposit Amount Required: A 50% credit card deposit is required with remainder processed 7 days prior to check in.
  • Cancellations: A confirmation email sent to you will contain supersede all terms and conditions that may inadvertently not have been updated on this website. Please read it carefully. All cancellations must be made by phone, followed up with a cancellation email. No exclusions allowed nor credit given towards future dates. Peak weekend defined as Friday & Saturday (and Sunday if a holiday weekend). Peak season is 2 wks before Memorial Day to 2 wks after Labor Day. There are no refunds or changes allowed on single peak-night stays and any promotional rates. Regardless of season, all cancellations carry a minimum $50 cancellation fee per hotel room. If you cancel inside of 3 weeks of peak season arrival, refund amount depends on whether the room re-sold, less a $100 fee. You are responsible for full amount of reservation until the room resells. Peak Season weeknights follow same cancellation policy using 14 days instead of 21 days. Off-peak season requires 7-day cancellation for weekends and 3-day for weeknights. Use 45 days for Group or Wedding Blocks..

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Innkeeper

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Meals

Breakfast

  • Serving Location: Sunday Brunch at Mixx Downstairs

Details

152 Main Street , Manasquan, NJ 08736 USA (Show map)

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