Atlantic City + The Jersey Shore

Hotels in Atlantic City + The Jersey Shore

With an abundance of beach activities as well as nightlife, AC can be overwhelming to navigate. Atlantic City hotels have a wide array of amenities to help you find your way. You can be in on the action for gambling and nightlife, or step away to relax at a luxury suite further along the boardwalk. The Trump Taj Mahal Casino might not resemble the actual Taj Mahal per se, but it mirrors its scale and elegance in its service instead. The five-star hotel rivals Vegas casino destinations in size, and its central location in Atlantic City make it perfect to experience it all. It has once of the largest poker rooms in AC, and it’s building addition, the Chairman Tower, offers the best room views on the strip. The Chelsea Hotel has direct access to the famous AC boardwalk, and with its luxury amenities including a cabana club; it offers a great time for any guest. Though it lacks a casino, if offers a more exclusive guest experience. So you can choose when to take your chances on the slots more selectively.

This contemporary 24-room retreat features sleek cherry-red sofas and a baby grand piano in the lobby. Upstairs, the bedrooms are outfitted with Belgian linens and bathrooms have a trio of showerheads.

Owners George Miller and Carolyn Emigh saved the Caribbean Motel, a Midcentury gem, from the developers’ wrecking ball five years ago. The Caribbean—near the superwide sandspit and lively boardwalk—is one of the best examples of Wildwood’s signature doo-wop style.

Escape the crowds at this Victorian B&B with 14 rooms, many of which have 12-foot ceilings and alcove windows. Take breakfast out to the beautiful surrounding gardens.

At this seaside retreat dating to 1882, Room 20 has a private porch overlooking Jackson Street, and its Mad Batter restaurant downstairs serves the most popular brunch in town.

Half a block from the powdery Atlantic on Long Beach Island’s main thoroughfare, the Daddy O Restaurant & Boutique Hotel is a 22-room Rat Pack throwback. Think high-gloss mahogany walls, red faux-suede banquettes, and wallpaper embedded with Murano glass.

The 70-room Montreal Inn has been owned and operated by the Hirsch family for more than 40 years, and many of its guests have been returning for nearly as long for a taste of a retro-style Cape May beach vacation.

The year 2003 saw the opening of the Borgata, a 2,002-room luxury hotel and casino with celebrity-chef restaurants, wine bars, a spa.

The Moonbeam room at the turreted inn dating back to 1888 has a private gas fireplace and views of the ocean one block away.

Beachside Federal-style hotel that has undergone a $26 million renovation.

A stylish 24-room oceanfront hotel with interiors by the Novogratzes.

Book a room (two night minimum) at the classic 1950s Ocean Glow Motel, right on the Seaside Heights boardwalk.

No-frills rooms in a prime beachfront location.

Go nouveau at this funky 1950’s-themed resort straight out of The Jetsons. Don’t worry, though: The retro lines and colors of the bright rooms are in fact new.