The Ocean Plaza

18 Ocean Pathway , Ocean Grove, NJ 07756 USA (Show map)

About

Located one block from the ocean, this grand century-old hotel was completely restored in 1994 and provides the perfect setting for vacations, relaxing getaways, business travel, family or group get-togethers and weddings. The Plaza is located on historic Ocean Pathway, just a short walk from downtown Ocean Grove with its many unique shops, restaurants and cafes, and walking distance to Asbury Park with its numerous restaurants, art galleries, antique shops and boardwalk. Open year round, The Plaza includes a warm inviting parlor, 16 distinctively decorated guest rooms and 3 exceptional suites. Its numerous balconies and wrap around porches provide magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean, the famed Great Auditorium and the town's extraordinary Victorian architecture. NJ Transit and bus transportation from the City are within walking distance. Attention to detail with a personal touch is our way of making The Ocean Plaza your private beach house any time of the year!

Reviews

Overall
4.4

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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.0

Perfect place to stay

5 on September 03, 2017

We chose this place because it's one of the very few that allows children. It was absolutely perfect for our family (2 adults, 4 yr old, 1 yr old). The setup of the Inskip suits allowed us to put the kids to bed early and not disturb them since the bathroom and tv are off the bedroom. The daybed (with a pullout but we used a play yard as well) are in the main living area. The only problems we had were that the suite was on the 4th floor and there was no bathtub (only a stand shower). This was only an issue because we have small children but we still plan on staying here again, will just prepare better.


Nice, but pricey.

3.6 on August 17, 2017

Have stayed here many times. The rooms are very small and the common areas are crowded. It has been nicely renovated and is well kept. The location is great. You must be willing to pay for charm.


Ocean Plaza - - 10th year!

5 on August 14, 2017

This is the 10th year in a row we stayed at the Ocean Plaza. We LOVE it. Our visits are now a family tradition. Can't wait until next time.


Heavenly!

5 on August 02, 2017

Our 2nd time and it was even better than the first!!!!didnt think that was possible. Can't wait to come again!


Love this B&B for oh so many reasons!

4.2 on July 27, 2017

Love the feel of the B & B, of the beach community and the surrounding area. Ocean Grove is family friendly, quiet and low key and funky Asbury Park is right next door with cool shops and great restaurants. We know the Jersey Shore, I grew up in north Jersey, moved away and this is our favorite place to come back to and see family!


Great place in Ocean Grove

4.2 on July 17, 2017

There were 3 of us sharing a room and we were quite comfortable. The room was roomy (room #11), clean and the bedding was nice. Short walk to the beach and they provide towels and discounted beach badges. Very positive experience.


Excellent value for a Jersey Shore vacation

4.4 on July 11, 2017

Overall, I had a pleasant stay in this BB. The BB is located in the center of Ocean Grove community, and very close to the beach. It provides beach towels, and I went to the beach with my bathing suit. I actually swan. I felt great! The staff were very courteous and helpful. Only a minor complaint I have is that the bed cover was stained, though it was relatively clean. I can recommend this BB to my friends.


Comfortable, Relaxing and Homey Week at the Beach

3.2 on June 29, 2017

The Ocean Plaza was the perfect spot for my two adult children and I to take a mini-vacation together, The staff is friendly, the rooms are comfortable and clean. Though the dresser drawers were broken and would fall out whenever we opened them too far. Breakfast was down to earth and easy- hard boiled eggs, choices of cereals, breads and muffins, fruit, coffee, tea and more. We were steps from the beach, the boardwalk, the historical sites of the town, restaurants and shopping. Ocean Grove is a peaceful and laid back town- quaint and almost devoid of falls buildings, chain restaurants or stores, and traffic. We enjoyed an afternoon in Asbury Park, a ten minute walk up the board walk.


Awesome!

5 on June 27, 2017

Staff very accommodating. Cozy stay! Highly recommend.


so cozy and relaxing

5 on March 21, 2017

We were so relaxed. The room was well appointed and comfortable. The desk person was helpful and friendly. We were just a block from the boardwalk and the neighborhood is beautiful. We will definitely return!


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Rooms & Rates

Premier Family Room

Our most popular guest room, the Premier Family Room includes a queen bed, twin bed and love seat that pulls out to a twin bed. In addition to all of the upscale amenities included in all of our rooms, the Premier Family Suite also features ocean views and its own private outdoor deck.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 2 Twin

Deluxe King Room

Spacious and beautifully appointed, our Deluxe King Rooms feature a king bed, comfort chair or love seat, upscale amenities, luxury linens and towels, daily maid service and furnishings that provide comfort and convenience all at a reasonable rate.

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

Family Rooms I

Spacious and beautifully appointed, these family rooms include one queen bed and one twin bed sleeping up to 3. In addition, they feature upscale amenities, luxury linens and towels, daily maid service and furnishings that provide comfort and convenience all at a reasonable rate.

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

Family Rooms II

Spacious and beautifully appointed, these Family Rooms include two queen beds and sleep up to 4, featuring upscale amenities, luxury linens and towels, daily maid service and furnishings that provide comfort and convenience all at a reasonable rate.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Stokes Suite

The Stokes Suite provides a beautifully decorated private bedroom with a queen size bed and spacious sitting area with scenic ocean views. An adjoining room is comprised of a kitchenette including refrigerator, microwave, sink and coffee maker, a trundle bed (sleeps two), a kitchenette table and chairs and private bathroom with bath tub, shower and toiletries. A private outdoor deck with spectacular ocean views makes this 4th floor suite a popular favorite in season. While we do not have an elevator, we do have staff to help you up with your bags.

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Deluxe Queen Room

Beautifully appointed, our Deluxe Queen Rooms feature a queen bed, comfort chair or love seat, upscale amenities, luxury linens and towels, daily maid service and furnishings that provide comfort and convenience all at a reasonable rate.

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

Deluxe Queen with Ocean View

This Deluxe Queen Room has a queen bed, comfort chair, upscale amenities, luxury linens and towels and daily maid service. Located on the third floor and facing east, this special room features magnificent ocean views and beautiful sunrises. There is only one Deluxe Queen Room with an ocean view so you must book early to get it!

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

The Bradley Suite

Bask in the luxury of this magnificent two level Ocean Plaza penthouse suite perfect for a family or friends traveling together, an extended Jersey Shore vacation or a honeymoon suite. It has a beautifully decorated living room with pull out sofa and private balcony overlooking the ocean, a full sized kitchen complete with stainless appliances and granite countertop, a bedroom on the second level with a queen bed, twin bed and private bathroom, and a stunning private master suite downstairs with a king bed, balcony overlooking the ocean and bathroom with Jacuzzi.

  • Maximum Capacity: 7
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Inskip Suite

The Inskip Suite, known for its comfortable ambiance, features a private bedroom with a queen bed and cozy sitting area overlooking the Atlantic ocean. A private bathroom adjoins complete with shower and toiletries and a second room includes a kitchenette with a refrigerator, microwave, sink, coffee maker, a trundle bed (sleeps two) and a small kitchenette table by the windows overlooking the ocean. This suite delights its guests with panoramic ocean views and magnificent sunrises any time of the year! While we do not have an elevator, we do have staff to help you up with your bags.

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

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Location

Location Type

Oceanfront, Oceanview, Small town

Airport

Newark, NJ (EWR) 45 miles

Directions to property:

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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, Ocean, Monmouth Racetrack, PNC Arts Center, Six Flags Great Adventure, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Religious Services

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn, Boutique Hotel

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Desk, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Microwave, Videos , Discount Beach Passes, Beach Towels

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycles, Fishing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3-4pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 3 nights on July 4th and Labor Day weekends; 2 nights on weekends in July & Aug.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 25%
  • Cancellations: Deposits Non-refundable; will apply deposit towards a future stay if, and only if, we are able to rebook room.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Vicki Palmer

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Meals

Breakfast

Continental

  • Time Served: 8am-10am
  • Serving Location: Outdoor Wrap Around Porch, Indoor Breakfast Room

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