Finest Hotels in New Jersey Shores

The New Jersey Shore is the coastal region of the state of New Jersey. Famous for its many boardwalks with arcades, water parks, and amusement parks boasting hundreds of rides and attractions, the New Jersey Shore is a popular vacation spot for not only the locals in New Jersey and neighboring towns but also for foreigners from all over the globe. Considering the thousands of tourists who come and go all year round, New Jersey Shores are embedded with excellent hotels and humble abodes available for overnight stays or for long getaway vacation with families and friends.

Among those hotels, boasting their grandeur location and excellent ambience, that are loved and patronized by tourists are the following:

Fleur de Lis Beach Resort

The hotel is located steps away from the beach and walking distance to the boardwalk. The hotel was recently renovated, so everything is new and the rooms are modern and totally neat. The attention to the detailed cleaning is evident and impeccable that every room are spotless! Most rooms includes a full-sized refrigerator, stove top, large sink, coffee maker, silverware, glass cups/bowls/plates, plenty of storage, television set, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, etc. The pool is huge with a safe slide and your kids would love to blast in the kiddy pool area. The entire staff is friendly and courteous and always happy to answer any questions you may have. So, if you are looking for a hotel with ideal location, amazing staff, family atmosphere, modern setting, clean and comfortable, with laundry facility, steps away from the beach and walking distance to the awesome boardwalk – try Fleur de Lis Beach Resort.

Icona Diamond Beach

Icona Diamond Beach sits on one of the only private beaches in New Jersey. Open year-round, this fresh Jersey Shore resort, just minutes from Cape May, delights with elegant, feel-the-ocean-air interiors by celebrity designer Blanche Garcia, luxurious suites, and beach attendants who serve fresh cocktails and delicious bites right on the beach. A sundeck, outdoor heated pool and Beach Bar create sun-soaked gathering spots for fun in the sun. Whether sampling the special of the day at Coastal Blue, sipping late afternoon cocktails at Bungalow No. 7 or sharpening their surfing skills, Hotel Icona guests savor life’s simple and sophisticated pleasures.

The place is absolutely a perfect place to stay for families who wish to have a long weekend getaway.

Carroll Villa Hotel

Welcome to the Carroll Villa Hotel, a national historic building in Cape May, New Jersey. Built in 1882 and just a half of a block from the beach, the hotel is home to The Mad Batter Restaurant  – routinely awarded one of the best restaurants in Cape May. The hotel is a child friendly and the perfect location for your next seaside getaway.  With the intent of keeping the original aesthetic charm, each of the 19 guest rooms are uniquely decorated and modernly appointed with a touch of luxury. You are welcome to enjoy the relaxed and welcoming atmosphere of this family business and experience the exceptional hospitality and charm that have established it as a Cape May vacation tradition.

Stardust Motel

Stardust Motel is located next to Adventure Pier and within a 5-minute walk of George F. Boyer Museum. This 25-room motel welcomes guests with conveniences to an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi in public areas, and a seasonal outdoor pool. You can put free parking to good use if you drive. Morey’s Piers and Beachfront Waterparks and Boardwalk Chapel are also a short walk from this Wildwood motel.

Additional amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, barbecue grills, and an ATM.

The Concord Suites

In keeping with our Green Hotel destination, The Concord Suites is a completely smoke free environment in keeping it as a Green Hotel destination in New Jersey Shores. The hotel offers private bedroom with two queen beds, spacious living room with queen sofa bed, efficiency kitchen, 2 flat-screen TVs, full cable service and DVD player and in-room safe. In addition to that the hotel has energy efficient central air and heat, kitchen with refrigerator, sink, stovetop, microwave, toaster, coffee maker and table settings for six; hairdryer; iron and ironing board; radio alarm clock; complimentary coffee; complimentary Eco fresh shampoo, shower gel and lotion in ERP (Environmentally Responsible Product) biodegradable packaging.

Icona Golden Inn

The previous Golden Inn, now known as Icona Golden Inn has been completely transformed and is absolutely breath taking. Our recent stay was perfectly enjoyable and the staff was exceptional. The team anticipated our every need, which was achieved by Icona’s ongoing and excellent training given to their employees. It was so delightful to be around such a pleasant, caring and positive staff. The food was extraordinary and very well presented. We highly recommend this hotel and have made reservations for 2018. We are looking forward to experiencing another wonderful Icona Golden Inn vacation.

Seapointe Village Resort

A 17-acre oceanfront resort where families and groups of friends flock with its spacious condos and rental homes, four large pools, private beach, and plentiful amenities. Seapoint Village Resort has 200-plus rental units which are available only for weekly rentals during peak season. Units are all individually owned so the decor and renovations vary widely. Rentals are on the pricy side for Wildwood Crest, but you won’t find better amenities for miles around. When you get there remember to stock your kitchen, because there’s no on-site restaurant at the resort — just a small beach cafe.

Paradise Oceanfront Resort

The Paradise Ocean Resort is located beachfront in beautiful Wildwood Crest, NJ. It’s among the best accommodations in the area with a friendly and hospitable staff ready to greet you with a warm welcome. The Paradise has been hosting family reunions, single family vacations and group gatherings for three decades. Under new ownership as of 2013, the Hamlin Family brings over 35 years of hospitality experience to the Paradise Ocean Resort! The reort’s reputation and ratings for hospitality and cleanliness is among the highest in the Wildwoods, and it’s repeatedly been awarded Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence.


At The Paradise, you’re just steps away from your private beachfront entrance, where you’ll find the cleanest and softest white expanse of sandy beaches along the entire East Coast. Here you can fly kites, toss a frisbee, play beach games or kick a ball. Many more activities are just minutes away including surf fishing, jet skiing, and boating activities along with a large fleet of party fishing and sightseeing excursion boats. For entertainment the entire family will enjoy, bike rentals, tennis courts, and kids’ playgrounds are within blocks and easily accessible. Plus the Wildwood Boardwalk, Morey’s Amusements and Water Parks are just down the street.

Avondale by the Sea

Avondale by the Sea is a beachfront property popular with families and couples who flock to Cape May every summer for a beach vacation. The hotel has an almost unbeatable location directly across the street from the ocean and a six-minute walk to pedestrian-friendly Washington Street Mall. The outdoor swimming pool (open seasonally) is surrounded by white sun loungers and there’s a small kiddie pool for the little ones. Rooms are clean but basic, with some dated touches (patterned bedspreads) and some nice amenities (flat-screen TVs, mini-fridges, free Wi-Fi). Free breakfast and a reserved parking space are nice extras.

Port Royal Hotel

Set sail for adventure at the Port Royal and make luxuriously appointed accommodations at your port of call on the Jersey Shore. Soak up some sun and salty sea air on a chaise with your First Mate from a private balcony with spectacular views of the sparkling Atlantic Ocean.

When you’re ready to dine in style, chart a course to our oceanfront Doo-Wop themed Royal Grille, located right on the lobby level of the Port Royal Hotel.

The Port Royal is among the pricier beachfront properties in Wildwood Crest, but it’s also one of the more stylish. This 100-room, family-friendly hotel features classic nautical decor, a great outdoor pool, and comfortable rooms with ocean-view balconies. The most noticeable thing about Port Royal’s beach is its sheer size. It takes at least four minutes to walk from the hotel to the water’s edge, which can be annoying on a scalding hot day, but it also means there’s plenty of beach space for everyone. Unlike many Jersey Shore beaches, Wildwood Crest Beach is free and doesn’t require a beach tag.

So, chart a course for family fun and relaxation at the Port Royal, located on the pristine beaches of Wildwood Crest.

Blue Palms

A family-friendly beach hotel with two endearing heated pools. Located in the center of downtown Wildwood, perfectly near from the beach and the Wildwood Boardwalk. Blue Palms is alluringly kitschy budget hotel that is located near from restaurants and shops. Rooms are clean if a bit basic, and some have kitchenettes, sofa beds, or bunk beds. They also offers a free perks like rental bicycles, beach chairs, and continental breakfast in the summer add value. Guests receive discounts to the Morey family’s amusement parks and water parks (about 40 percent off admission).

Pan American Hotel

Check your cares at the front desk and explore the oceanfront Pan American Hotel. A stay in this utopia is your boarding pass to bask in the sunshine around our stunning pool by day and enjoy the vibrancy of Wildwood by night. Take off on your adventures each day with easy access to all that the Wildwoods offer including restaurants, nightlife, water sports and the famous Wildwood Boardwalk knowing there’s a smooth landing awaiting you at the Pan American.

The Hotel is not one of the cheaper and budge hotel in New Jersey but it’s absolutely one of the most stylish in town. The lobby has a cool modern-meets-retro travel theme, and the rooms have private balconies, mini-fridges, and ocean views. The hotels crowning glory is its killer pool. In addition to that is an on-site restaurant, but no booze (Wildwood Crest is dry of alcohol). Those who want to be closer to the boardwalk should consider the slightly cheaper Blue Palms. The beach is free and doesn’t require a beach pass.

Acacia Beachfront Resort

Located in a quiet neighborhood in Wildwood Crest is a bliss called Acacia Beachfront Resort. It has 51 rooms that are a bit dated, but generous floor plans and well-equipped kitchenettes make it a solid budget choice for family vacations. With few amenities besides an outdoor pool, calling the Acacia a resort is a stretch – calling it a motel would be much more accurate.

The StarLux Hotel & Suites

Experience classic Americana couture when you book your vacation at the retro Starlux Hotel and Suites. Artfully crafted award-winning architecture astounds Jersey Shore vacationers. It has an all-glass lobby and lounge, which serves as a social gathering place for guests, opens onto the pool promenade with the beach and boardwalk just steps away.


Bunk in lovely Doo Wop inspired rooms or take your vacation back in time when you stay in one of their two vintage Airstream trailers.

Make this retro spot an exciting home base for your Jersey Shore vacation with amenities and services expected by discerning guests.

Armada By-the-Sea

The Armada By-the-Sea is a place where you can have the kind of vacation you choose, whether it be peaceful and relaxing or filled with entertainment and activity – or a little of both!

The hotel is ideally located in beautiful Wildwood Crest, adjacent to Centennial Park and close to the famous Wildwood Boardwalk. The place is specially tailored to facilitate and enrich your vacation in Wildwood Crest at the southern Jersey shore. As your preferred oceanfront destination, we strive to provide you with amenities that will make your stay as relaxed and convenient as possible. It is our goal to ensure that your Wildwood vacation is a memorable one, and that your stay with us is remembered for its clean atmosphere, courteous service, and comfortable leisure.

These are just a few of the hotels in New Jersey Shores that you could spend your holiday getaway with your families and friends. So, when you’re planning for a perfect vacation now, then you need to start looking for the best hotel which would suit your taste. Consider looking those hotels we’ve listed above, surely one of them is the one you’re looking for.