J. D. Thompson Inn B&B

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


Come visit us under the Tuckerton sun and enjoy the outdoors or just the sweetness of doing absolutely nothing. 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. 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 room4.3
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.7

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!!!

J.D. Thompson Inn B&B is a Wonderful Place

5 on August 19, 2016

Catherine and Lorenzo were so helpful in every way. We had never been to Tuckerton before so it was nice to get their Restaurant recommendations. We had delicious dinners each night. It was a very warm week. They added extra fans and air conditioners to make it more comfortable and cooler in our rooms. They also had beach passes for us to enjoy a day at Long Beach Island. They also made us aware of events going on in the area. The breakfasts each morning was delicious. Their caring and attention made our vacation to Tuckerton so special.


4.2 on August 17, 2016

Stayed for three nights to celebrate our anniversary. Never stayed at a B & B but will consider future trips over a hotel or Motel. Lorenzo and Catherine were very welcoming people.

Wonderful place to stay

4.4 on May 24, 2016

The JD Thompson Inn is a gorgeous home. I love the Victorian decor. The owners are so pleasant and helpful whenever you need them. Breakfast was fantastic. The rooms we clean and today. My only negative would be that it appears no upkeep has happened in the last several years. We stayed here about 12 years ago which is why we came back. The deck needs some repairs and actually had some very soft spots. Our room had some wood rot on the window. Again, the entire property was very clean. I would stay there again.

Innkeeper Response
We are glad you enjoyed your stay and returned to visit after all those years. Due to the poor Spring weather a lot of our repairs had been delayed. Our contractor replaced the windows you spoke of right after your stay. The deck is being repaired as well. Hope you will be back to visit again soon.

Would definitely stay here again ...

4.2 on May 23, 2016

Stayed here two nights in May ... lovely bed and breakfast, with warm, welcoming owners. Snacks and cold water always left out. Delicious breakfast served! Clean and spacious.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for taking the time to review our Inn. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again.

Charming B&B.

4.8 on February 29, 2016

Wonderful couple own and operate the B&B. Prepared the best breakfast I have experience in a B&B. Very clean. Great antiques. Nice sitting rooms. Comfortable bed. We plan on visiting again.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your lovely comments and look forward to welcoming you back to the Inn.

An oasis.

5 on September 29, 2015

The rooms are absolutely spotless and yet warm and inviting. THe bed was sooo comfortable and the sheets were lovely. I slept so well.. The B&B is filled with interesting decorations, and the innkeepers are warm and highly knowledgable about the area and its resources. This is a real little gem, and I would love to return one day.

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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

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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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


Hot Deal

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Regular Rate: $139 now $110 (21% Savings:)

Two Night Minimum stay select rooms. Sunday to Thursday. Maximum double occupancy. Includes continental breakfast. May stay up to 5 weekday nights. Call to book (609)294-1331 10:00am to 7:00pm daily. Code BBFALL. Valid for stays through October 27, 2016. Not valid during holiday periods. Date restrictions apply. Subject to availability. Please contact the inn directly at 1 6092941331 to redeem this deal.

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