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It was exactly what we wanted

Checking in was a little unpleasant! Front desk ladies very dry and cold not welcoming at all. Ignored me for a while when I was the only one checking in

The first floor is a view of the dunes, not the beach. It was very challenging to drive in and oht of the hotel area. The room itself reeked of mold/mildew, contained lots of ants, stained floors and upholstery, and a dirty filter AC unit. The staff was not helpful in a timely manner in addressing our issues during our stay. The manager was nowhere to be found nor could be contacted. There were light bulbs out and the pillows were super thin and old. No boards to assist walking onto the beach from the hotel.

Oceanfront location was great

Awesome location, friendly and clean.

The property very old and needs updating. First floor does not have view of water only a sand dune. Disappointing.

Nice quiet off season place too.

The views were amazing

The positives: we had a king size bed, a large size room with a table and 2 chairs, a refrigerator, microwave and sink. The bathroom was also large with a large jetted tub. There was also an outside balcony which was a nice option. The negatives: Hotel would not let us into our room a minute sooner than 4pm even though we had reported our arrival at 12noon. As soon as we were able to gain access to our room, my husband attempted to do some work and found that there was no WiFi in the room. He reported this immediately and management did send someone to investigate who did validate there was no WiFi. Unfortunately the gentleman said "I really don't know how to fix this" and the issue was never corrected nor were we compensated. I was excited to use the tub, however when we reported to management that there was no stopper to keep the water in the tub (on the evening of our arrival), no-one ever showed to resolve this issue. The next morning I attempted to use the Hamilton Beach coffee maker and found it was left dirty with an old used coffee pod never removed from the prior use.

The staff was completely helpful the hotel was clean overall a great stay

The hotel is right on the beach and our room had an ocean view balcony. Doesn’t get better than that!

We had a very pleasant stay at Drifting Sands. Great location right on the beach, friendly and helpful staff, beautiful view even on the first floor. Will definitely visit again! Thank you Drifting Sands for the rejuvenation weekend away!

Great location, friendly staff. Incredibly overpriced rooms for what you get. Outdated rooms. It's cheaper to stay at the Bellagio

The Premium Ocean Front Rooms are worth the money! Check in and Check out was easy. The customer service at the front desk could have been better.

E 9th St Beach Haven NJ

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking

Located in Ship Bottom within a mile (2 km) of Sandbar Golf, Drifting Sands Oceanfront Hotel is within a few miles (5 km) of other popular sights such as Brant Beach. This 100-room motel has in-room conveniences like refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee makers.


Rooms

32-inch flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee makers are also standard. Housekeeping is available on request.


Property features

Guests staying at Drifting Sands Oceanfront Hotel enjoy free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a picnic area. A stay here includes free parking. Front-desk staff can help with luggage storage, and provide local restaurant recommendations.

Room options

Premium Room, 1 King Bed, Beach View, Oceanfront (1st Floor )

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Premium Room, 2 Double Beds, Beach View, Oceanfront (1st Floor )

2 Double Beds | Sleeps 4

Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen, City View

2 Double Beds and 1 King Bed | Sleeps 6

Standard Double Room, 2 Double Beds, City View

2 Double Beds | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Drifting Sands Oceanfront Hotel

Everyone (18) Couples (5) Family (10)
4
Partner Couples

It was exactly what we wanted

By on Oct 20, 2022

Review comment responded on Nov 5, 2022

Thank you for your review!

4
Family

Checking in was a little unpleasant! Front desk ladies very dry and cold not welcoming at all. Ignored me for a while when I was the only one checking in

By on Aug 2, 2022

Review comment responded on Aug 26, 2022

Hi Marcela, I apologize for your welcome to the Drifting Sands. We hope you enjoyed your stay!

4
Everyone

By on Aug 1, 2022

2
Partner Couples

The first floor is a view of the dunes, not the beach. It was very challenging to drive in and oht of the hotel area. The room itself reeked of mold/mildew, contained lots of ants, stained floors and upholstery, and a dirty filter AC unit. The staff was not helpful in a timely manner in addressing our issues during our stay. The manager was nowhere to be found nor could be contacted. There were light bulbs out and the pillows were super thin and old. No boards to assist walking onto the beach from the hotel.

By on Jul 15, 2022

Review comment responded on Aug 26, 2022

Thank you!

4
Business Business

Oceanfront location was great

By on Jun 25, 2022

Review comment responded on Jun 27, 2022

Hi Matthew, Come back when the SEA is calling! Thank you.

5
Everyone

Awesome location, friendly and clean.

By on Jun 19, 2022

Review comment responded on Jun 27, 2022

So happy you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for staying!

2
Everyone

The property very old and needs updating. First floor does not have view of water only a sand dune. Disappointing.

By on Nov 12, 2021

Review comment responded on Nov 16, 2021

Thank you for staying with us.

4
Partner Couples

Nice quiet off season place too.

By on Nov 1, 2021

Review comment responded on Nov 16, 2021

Thank you Robert! We hope to sea you again!!

4
Everyone

By on Sep 11, 2021

4
Family

The views were amazing

By on Aug 26, 2021

Review comment responded on Aug 26, 2021

Thank you for staying with us.

Drifting Sands Oceanfront Hotel

119 E 9th St, Beach Haven, NJ 08008
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