Villa Park House

417 Ocean Rd , Spring Lake, NJ 7762 USA (Show map)


WE WELCOME FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN. The Villa Park House is one of the few B&B's in Spring Lake, NJ that welcomes families with children, making it a wonderful family friendly alternative to hotel lodging. We are conveniently located four-and-one-half blocks from the Atlantic Ocean and two miles of Jersey Shore boardwalk and sandy beaches. It's not just a getaway - It's an experience!



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  • Guest room4.2
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Charming Inn in Spring Lake

4.0 on June 07, 2015

We were looking for a b and b in Spring Lake that would allow us to spend two of the three nights of the Memorial Day weekend. After many calls to other inns, Matthew was willing to accommodate us with the caveat that we book a room with a shared bath. No biggie but we booked months in advance and it looked like it would have been to our advantage to wait as many of the other guests also only spent part of the weekend there. Upon arrival, we were greeted warmly and enthusiastically by Matthew, who made sure we had all the information we needed for our stay. Our room was basic but included a mini fridge, a nice extra. There is parking behind the inn and also across the street. Breakfasts were sumptuous and delicious but better for a meat eater (I am vegetarian but still had plenty). We were very happy when Matthew was flexible to include my brother in an additional breakfast while he waited out the traffic from the Spring Lake Five Run. It is a reasonable walk to the beach (tags included) and to town. The inn is located very near the train tracks so you WILL hear trains. Also - it is kid friendly so make sure this is not a problem for you (you will hear the more "rambunctious" children). Overall, we enjoyed our stay here and would consider returning.

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4.0 on June 04, 2015

the room was very nice however we found the bed to be too firm for our liking. It should be noted we like a very soft bed so this may not be a problem for many. The owner provided excellent service and is very welcoming. The cost was in line with expectation. Cleanliness was excellent. The breakfast was very hardy, enough to last until dinner.

Great time!

5 on April 15, 2015

My wife and I went for a relaxing day/night there and it was EXACTLY what we wanted. Fireplace, great breakfast, Matthew was a super host! I would highly recommend the Villa Park House in beautiful Spring Lake! Frank C. Leonia, NJ

Great stay!

4.8 on July 23, 2014

Lovely, just lovely.

Feeling at home on holidays

4.2 on July 12, 2014


Just what we were looking for

5 on April 02, 2014

We had the most relaxing stay and a great dinner at Remington's and a delicious breakfast! Next time we will stay longer.

Classic B&B

5 on March 19, 2014

We were attending a wedding locally and needed a room for the evening. Villa Park House was mentioned as one of the choices and we always will pick a B&B if available so we chose Villa Park House. Our host Matthew greeted me on check in and helped with our overnight bags to our spacious 2nd floor room with a huge king sized bed. Everything in the room was perfect and Matthew prepared a wonderful breakfast in the morning. All in all, so glad we made the choice to stay there.

Will go back.

4.0 on December 29, 2013

Excellent bed, food was very good and service was great.


4.0 on November 19, 2013

Villa Park House more than met our needs. We came Saturday morning off season and stayed one night. Gorgeous home, excellent breakfast. Friendly and welcoming owner and fellow guests as well. We will be back!

Great place to stay

4.2 on November 05, 2013

From check in to to time leaving 3 days later Matt and his staff were part of our new family. There family was our new family for a short visit with his younger children also giving us a warm well come on our check in. Our room was clean and in the front of the house ( and I don't care what other people say about the train, I looked forward to watching it go by time and time again. i would stay up at night and also in the morning look forward to see the train go by again.. I would stand by the tracks to see that train night after night.) Drove my wife nuts because I would wait to see the train again and again. Matt is the best host ever of all the B and B that we have stayed at over the years. Also the breakfast is better that you will find any where around.

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Location Type

Vista oceano, Small town


Newark, NJ (EWR)

Directions to property:

Take the Garden State Parkway South to Exit 98; follow signs to Route 138 East. On Route 138, go to the third traffic light and turn right onto New Bedford Road; stay on New Bedford all the way to the end (two miles). Turn left onto Ocean Road for about one mile; Villa Park House is 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, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Golf Courses, Atlantic City, Six Flags, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, CD player, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Internet Service, Library, Piano, Radio, Telephone, Videos, Wedding Facilities , Beach Accessories, Bicycles, Various sporting equipment

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Fridge, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Antiqueing, Dining, Theater, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 3pm - 9pm
  • Check Out:: 12pm
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: Limited Call to make arrangements.
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights, call for options
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: We will request a deposit of one night, or half the stay.
  • Cancellations: • We will need 14 days advance notice for refunds, less $25 as our processing fee. Within 14 days prior to occupancy, guests are responsible for the full amount of the reservation unless we are able to re-book the reservation. Early departures are considered cancellations of nights reserved. Please note that all cancellations must be made in writing via email or regular mail to the Villa Park House.



Matthew & Dara Schmid

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

Greenwing Macaw

About the innkeepers

Matthew Schmid has over 25 years of experience operating restaurant and catering facilities in exclusive areas such as Philadelphia’s 'Main Line', Palm Beach and Manhattan. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, and founder of its prestigious ‘Eta Sigma Delta’ Honor Society, he has spent the last decade at some of New York City’s greatest landmarks such as the Rainbow Room, 'W' Hotels and the world renowned WaldorfAstoria.

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  • Time Served: 8:30am - 10:30am
  • Serving Location: Porch, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian