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Inn on Main Hotel

152 Main Street , Manasquan, NJ 08736 USA (Show map)
4.1
93 Reviews
$119 - $279
per night

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About

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 Its Nantucket-style architecture, residential feel and quality furnishings are a departure from outdated accommodations in the area.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
4.1

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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service3.8
  • Value4.1
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Dining3.4

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Nice rooms horrible customer service

2.4 on November 17, 2014

Rooms were nice and clean, the cleaning woman was friendly and helpful. The owner, however, was absolutely terrible and extremely rude. For that reason alone, I'll never return. Also the returant below, Blend, was by far the worst dining exprience I've ever had. Food was not good, very small portions, the servers had no idea what they were doing. Soap dispenser in the bathroom was out of soap, I mentioned it to our server and she informed that it's always broken. Gross!

Innkeeper Response
Reviewer compliments rooms and housekeeping, but we are unsure to respond on rudeness of manager as there is no mention a specific deficiency or a service not provided. Restaurant is not operated by the Inn, but we will share comments with Chef/Owner of Blend, which is very well-known for its quality.


Loved

4.2 on November 13, 2014

Really enjoyed this place. Clean, comfortable beautiful room. Was there overnight for a local wedding. It was quiet, safe and in a great area with surrounding restaurants shops and cafés. They do not serve food at the Inn but it's above a beautiful Bistro. The no front desk or check in was odd at first but was also really nice to not be bothered. We really loved the fireplace and balcony. I would definitely return. The only thing I wish was better was quicker responses to my phone calls and emails.

Innkeeper Response
We have had some phone issues in the last month as we ported our lines to another carrier. We apologize for the the slower than normal response.


Fantastic Little Gem

4.6 on November 10, 2014

We recently stayed at the Inn on Main for a wedding. At first, the completely electronic way to check in and out was a bit interesting, but once we saw how well it worked, we kind of liked how there wasn't really a lobby to walk through. The rooms were clean and cozy. The innkeeper's listing of local restaurants and to dos was very helpful. We had breakfast at two of the local eateries and loved both! The whole town is very casual and comfy, perfect for a quick weekend getaway. We were sad that we were unable to try dinner at the restaurant below since we were in town for a wedding and both evening meals were taken care of by wedding events. We would highly recommend staying at the Inn on Main. This place is great for a romantic getaway at the shore.

Innkeeper Response
We promote a residential-style hotel and are glad you took a liking to it eventually.


Anniversary weekend

3.6 on October 22, 2014

Inn on Main does not provide food but there are great restaurants within walking distance.


Very good hotel but no on side staff

3.4 on October 21, 2014

Very cute high class rooms with cute details right on Main Street. We really enjoyed our stay but there is no front desk, no staff at all which is weird but doesn't effect the rooms.

Innkeeper Response
We are a residential-style hotel and we do not have a front desk which we believe unnecessary in a 12-room Inn. This keeps pricing reasonable which is well-commented on this review site.


Inn Personnel Need To Be Present

2.6 on October 15, 2014

I would stay again at the INN when in Manasquan. Room was very nice. Our only heat was the fireplace. Since no personnel are physically present I had to call their office which I believe is in Cape May NJ to ask the heat be turned on instead of the air conditioning (stay was October 11 and 12). The heat never came on. For the price you pay I would expect to have ample parking but the parking lot is shared with town houses and spaces are limited and first come first serve. Although I found a space, both mornings my car was blocked in by delivery trucks. Since no one is at the hotel, nor the restaurant (10AM), it is very frustrating. Running around for 20 minutes trying to find the driver and getting wet was unacceptable especially since I was on my way to a wedding. I called the Inn and left a message as usual. I received a call back promptly but I was made to feel that I was out of line because this type of a complaint had not happened in the 5 years they have been in business. The person did say they would take it up with someone at the restaurant. Overall the Inn and room was clean and met my expectation..

Innkeeper Response
We apologize to this guest who was inconvenienced by the restaurant delivery truck. We do not operate the restaurant, but investigated the matter with the restaurant owner, the driver and townhouse residents who witnessed reviewer's outburst. The heavy rains aggravated the situation, but rest assured, the Inn could handled the situation more amicably. As explained to the guest, no such thing has happened before and the Inn does not see a recurring problem of blocked vehicles.


Inn on Main

4.0 on October 09, 2014

Enjoyed our visit and will use again in the future. Didn't experience dining at this location.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review.


Always consistently enjoyable.

4.6 on September 30, 2014

Stay here often , always great,so convenient to everything ,most things a nice walk away. Like that the NJ Transit train station is right nearby,you can catch the train up and down the line.

Innkeeper Response
A hidden treasure lies in the little Manasquan train station 1 1/2 blocks from the Inn that shuttles visitors from New York City. We have seen an increase among arriving guests that have left their cars behind to enjoy the walk-around, bike-around nature of Manasquan Main St and its surroundings. Thank you for your feedback.


Good Find

4.0 on September 03, 2014

Recently stayed at the Inn on Main. Bed was extremely comfortable and room was very clean. We also ate downstairs at Blend and it was delicious and the hostess(chefs wife) was very helpful with menu decisions. It's true there is no checking in or out and we did not see any other people there. This was fine with us as we were only there for the night, know our way around and were celebrating our anniversary. I liked the location nears stores, bars and resturants. Breakfast at Max Devro was yummy and has a very interesting menu. Will definitely consider staying here again.

Innkeeper Response
We are proud of our professional operation at the Inn and equally proud of our colleagues at Blend that produce a fine dining experience. Thank you for commenting.


Another Great Stay!

3.8 on September 01, 2014

My wife and I have been coming to IOM for several years and are never disappointed.

Innkeeper Response
As simple as your review sounds, for which we are grateful, it is quite difficult to maintain a consistently superior Inn. Thank you for letting us know we are succeeding in this regard.


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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

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

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

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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, Oceanside, 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, In-room internet, Parking, Wedding Facilities , 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

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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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