J. D. Thompson Inn B&B

149 E Main Street , Tuckerton, NJ 08087 USA (Show map)


The J. D. Thompson Inn is the ideal destination for a relaxing getaway or to explore the beauties of nature along the Jersey Shore. It is located within walking distance of the Tuckerton Seaport, 7 miles from Long Beach Island Beaches, and near Atlantic City, Smithville, wineries, golf, the Pine Barrens in Wharton and Bass River State Forests, and the Edwin Forsythe Wildlife Refuge. This is a perfect destination for nature enthusiasts who love to kayak, bicycle and hike and explore nearby beaches. The Inn offers seven beautiful rooms decorated in Victorian style with all modern comforts, private baths, A/C, TV, phones and wireless internet access. Beach chairs and umbrellas are provided for our guests. Enjoy our delicious breakfast made with an Italian touch and ingredients from our garden.



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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Very Nice Stay in a Wonderful House

5 on July 03, 2017

Very nice hosts, sharing area info, things to do, great breakfasts, friendly atmosphere. Extremely clean and comfortable. Highly recommend. Thank you Catherine and Lorenzo.

Innkeeper Response
Glad you enjoyed your stay and our breakfast. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay.

- Catherine (innkeeper)

Wonderful Stay at JD Thompson Inn

5 on April 20, 2017

I have stayed at the JD Thompson Inn in Tuckerton, NJ about 4 times now. I love this place and always come back to it. The owners are the nicest people, the rooms are quaint with lovely antiques, clean and comfortable. It is a sanctuary when I'm visiting there. The breakfasts are delicious prepared by the owner and are really wonderful. They do everything they can to make you comfortable and feel welcome. I love the stress free environment and quiet of the place in comparison to a hotel where people slam doors and are boisterous. I definitely will continue to visit the JD Thompson Inn! TC - Virginia

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your kind review! We look forward to welcoming you back to the Inn.

- Catherine (innkeeper)


5 on April 10, 2017

Absolutely loved staying at the JD Thompson Inn. It was an amazing bed and breakfast.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for commenting on your stay. So glad you had a good time.

- Catherine (innkeeper)

Parent visit

5 on March 23, 2017

Wonderful place to relax after a trip. Host/ hostess were very nice and food was exceptional.

Innkeeper Response
So glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your lovely comments.

- Catherine (innkeeper)

Charming B&B

5 on December 19, 2016

This was my first visit to J.D.Thompson Inn, I cannot wait to go back. The Inn Keepers are two of the nicest people you will ever meet. The rooms are charming, the Inn itself is beautiful. Great restaurants, shopping and a Red Door Spa minutes away.

My stay

4.4 on December 09, 2016

Great breakfast. The owners were very pleasant. Over all, our stay was nice and relazing

Wonderful Stay

5 on October 10, 2016

This was our 2nd stay at J.D. Thompson Inn and it did not disappoint! Upon arrival our room had been upgraded to the honeymoon suite, which was a nice anniversary surprise! The suite was beautifully decorated and clean. Breakfast was delicious each day, prepared with love. The owners Lorenzo and Catherine were lovely, I enjoyed chatting with them! Overall we had a great time and we will definitely be back!

Lonely Traveler

4.8 on October 09, 2016

On-site garden herbs incorporated into personally prepared breakfast omelette was outstanding; accommodation atmosphere perfect balance of care & contact between innkeepers and this guest (not too intrusive, but certainly not forgotten:). Also pleased to see homage to Halloween perfectly sprinkled among the everyday decor-not too overdone for sure.


5 on September 29, 2016

My husband and I stayed 2 nights last weekend for our anniversary. On arrival we were surprised to be told we were upgraded to the honeymoon suite! It a beautiful suite! Room was clean and beautifully decorated. The innkeepers Lorenzo and Catherine were warm and friendly, I really enjoyed chatting with them! Breakfasts were delicious, what a treat! We really had a wonderful stay!

J.D. Thompson

5 on August 30, 2016

Everything was wonderful. Catherine and Lorenzo were so nice and helpful. The breakfast was delicious! I look forward to staying with them again!!!

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Rooms & Rates

Room 1

Elegantly decorated with antique Queen 4 poster bed, beamed ceiling, and fireplace

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

Nightly Rate: $189 - $239

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Location Type

Beach Haven, Long Beach Island, Manahawkin, Little Egg Harbor, Pine Barrens, Barnegat Bay


Atlantic City, NJ (ACY) 15 miles

Directions to property:

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Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Eco-tourism, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Ocean, Tuckerton Seaport and Baymens Museum, Long Beach island Beaches, Batsto Village, Smithville Village, Barnegat Lighthouse, Atlantic City, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Copier, Fax Machine, Fridge, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Parking, Piano, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar , Wireless Internet Access, Beach Chairs, Parking, Beach Umbrellas, Guest refreshment area

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Horse Back Riding, , Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3:00 to 7:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Smoking allowed on outside deck and porch only.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Families can be accommodated in room #6 only.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two night stay in season weekends and minimum stay required on holiday weekends
  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Minimum one night deposit or 50% on stays of two or more nights
  • Cancellations: Deposits refunded up to 14 days prior to arrival less a $25.00 processing fee. Deposits are non-refundable on cancellations made less than 14 days prior to arrival and charges for your full reservation will apply to cancellations made within 14 days of arrival.
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Catherine and Lorenzo Lauro

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Continental breakfast Monday to Friday Off Season

  • Time Served: 8:30 to 9:30 am
  • Serving Location: Outside Deck weather permitting, Dining Room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian

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