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Wildwood Crest

Caribbean Motel

Caribbean Motel in Wildwoods, New Jersey.

Photo: Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority

5600 Ocean Ave.
Wildwood Crest, NJ, 08260, United States
TEL: (609) 522-8292

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. Its swooping 30-unit low-rise exterior is painted in shades of lime green and egg-yolk yellow and surrounded by clusters of the plastic palm trees for which the motel (and later the town) has become known.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Maid Service
  • Parking Available
  • WiFi

Number of Rooms: 30

Year Opened: 1957

Other: Motel


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