Atlantic City + The Jersey Shore

Hotels in Atlantic City + The Jersey Shore

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.

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.