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"We stayed here for a long weekend in August 2016. We did not want to drive far (easy 2 hr drive for us) and there are no chain hotels close to the be ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 21 Aug 2016

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Hotel Description

Art Deco motel near Jenkinson's Boardwalk

In Point Pleasant Beach

Your stay at this Point Pleasant Beach motel places you within a 10-minute walk of Jenkinson's Boardwalk and Jenkinson’s Aquarium. Bay Head Beach and Howe St. Jetty are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Outdoor pool, terrace

An outdoor pool, self parking, and barbecue grills are featured at this motel. WiFi in public areas is free. A coffee shop, a terrace, and a picnic area are also on offer.

Free WiFi, patios

Offering conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 40 guestrooms also have free WiFi and patios. Premium bedding and TVs are also available.

Economy Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max
C$91* Per night/room 20 Feb. - 21 Feb.

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Kitchenette

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

The Amethyst Beach Motel ratings based on 8 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.2 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 2.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Amethyst Beach Motel

Everyone (7)
5 out of 5
Let us check in early. Super friendly! quick walk to the board walk and beach. Easy parking. They have a heated pool. Didnt actually go in but it looked nice.

Posted by on 29 Sep. 2019

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29 Sep. 2019 by Amethyst

Thanks for the great review, pool is still open and heated. Boardwalk walking distance still fully open. Beautiful weather does not hurt! Thanks again!

5 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Jul. 2019

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21 Jul. 2019 by Amethyst

Thank you happy all was up to your expectations!

3 out of 5
They didn’t put the air conditioner on prior to us arriving. It took forever fir the room to cool off

Posted by on 30 Jun. 2019

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30 Jun. 2019 by Amethyst Management

Our apologies it was unusually hot and humid and this over site was not OK. We will take extra care not to have this happen again!

1 out of 5

Not cool

The place was a dump with bugs. Luckily I brought my own sheets and plastic to cover the bed along with flip flops for the shower. This was ok. We Expected it. I am not 100% sure if what I killed on the headboard was a bed bug or just something from outside. Great proximity to the beach so we dealt with it. I also put our bags in large trash bags and kept them off the floor just in case. What got me was the fact that they charge their guests for parking. This is absurd!! Then, they give you a hard time about it and try to get you to park on the street so they have more space because they also allow the public to park their for a higher rate. Money hungry!!! Inconsiderate to their paying guests. AND then, we were blocked in so we were forced to walk back to the boardwalk for dinner. God forbid we want to get our car back out to drive to a restaurant without a hassle or hour wait.

Posted by , from New Jersey on 2 Jul. 2018

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5 Jul. 2018 by Management

Sorry but this is a misrepresentation of what and who we are. We are so close to the central boardwalk that we have managed parking lots to assures first that guests have parking. We additionally have other parking lots that we do use for public parking however guest spots are always assured! Guests can always get to their cars. As for your other issues we can rely on the many positive reviews. We take great pride in what we present our beds are already protected with bed sacks so that is simply untrue, the remaining representation speak to your personal affinity for the issues you are complaining of when traveling. . Unfortunate that you must characterize a small seasonal family owned business in this manner. Thanks

3 out of 5

Okay motel close to beach

I wouldn’t stay there if it was for more than one night. I didn’t feel comfortable and i didnt Feel clean staying there

Posted by on 20 Jun. 2018

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20 Jun. 2018 by Management

We apologize if you were not happy however we maintain and nice family oriented facility located in an absolutely pristine neighborhood close to the boardwalk and beach as well as just blocks from downtown Point and the transportation center.

4 out of 5

Good affordable option

Pros: I really liked the private patio with pool. Very close to boardwalk and beach (8 min walk).
Cons: The continental breakfast OK. Would be nice to have juice or fruit. The rooms are a little outdated - could use better lighting and more outlets.
Location: The location was great - 2 blocks or 8 min walk to beach & boardwalk. Also, plenty of good restaurants nearby. I recommend the Patio Bar.
We stayed here for a long weekend in August 2016. We did not want to drive far (easy 2 hr drive for us) and there are no chain hotels close to the beach. Your choice is either a small motel or rent a house. Most house rentals require you to stay at least a week, so this hotel fit our needs. The rooms could use an upgrade, but were clean and comfortable. Would be nice to see a little more attention to detail: a towel rack by the sink for a hand towel; a hook on the back of the bathroom door; outlets by the beds for phones; outlets and better lighting by the mirror in the room so that you can do your hair/makeup if someone is in the shower. The beds were very comfortable. The rooms were not spacious, but the patio was like an outdoor living room. The hotel staff was very accommodating. I stayed here with my 2 girls and my mom - we had adjoining rooms. I would stay here again.

Posted by on 21 Aug. 2016

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24 Aug. 2016 by Amethyst Family

Thank, you and we agree and are embarking on upgrading everything for next season.. Thank you for taking the time to comment and look forward to seeing you next summer

4 out of 5

Will be going back

Great location. The staff was amazing. Rooms were clean. Loved the pool. Will be going back first chance i get.

Posted by , from Harrisburg, Pa on 21 Jun. 2016

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22 Jun. 2016 by John

Thanks so very much looking forward to having you back

1 out of 5


Smelled of urine, TV didn't work, no lock on bathroom and couldn't close it. And if you locked the door from the inside when you left your key (not a digital card key) did not work and you got yelled at by the staff as this was common knowledge.

Posted by on 5 Jun. 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

11 Jun. 2016 by John

Thanks you for your comments, please accept our apologies, we strive to maintain each and every room however sometimes we do overlook something! We would welcome an opportunity to bring you back and take good care that this never ever happens. Thanks and looking forward to hearing back from you.

Property Features

There's a coffee shop/café on site. WiFi is free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and barbecue grills are also featured at The Amethyst Beach Motel. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Art Deco Point Pleasant Beach motel.

  • 40 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • Built in 1973
  • Coffee shop
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Terrace
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Television in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge) , RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces) , Free parking nearby


  • Airport: Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) (84.2 km / 52.3 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking and RV/bus/truck parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Amethyst Beach Motel offers 40 accommodations with air conditioning. Rooms open to patios. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Private patio
  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • No pets allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No cribs (infant beds) available


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 12.85 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Breakfast
  • Pool access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 10.00 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Amethyst Beach Motel Point Pleasant Beach
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You should know

  • Free in-room WiFi has a 4-device limit.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.