Impala Suites Offers Luxury and Convenience in Ocean City

A new lodging option will soon be yours to enjoy when Impala Suites opens in Ocean City. Located at 914 10th Street, Impala Suites offers luxury accommodations situated just a few steps away from the beach and boardwalk.

Set to open its doors in the coming months, Impala Suites will offer 15 individually-owned and professionally-managed suite accommodations. Each suite includes three bedrooms, three full bathrooms, and a master room with a full kitchen and living room, so you have plenty of space for the entire family. The rooms connect within each suite so you can have family time together and privacy when you want it. And if you want to enter and leave your room without disturbing others, don’t worry, you can easily do so as each room has an exterior door, too.

The beach chic decor of the suites will provide a relaxed vibe for you to enjoy in between refreshing swims, lounging on the beach, and indulging in your favorite seaside culinary treats on the boardwalk. Impala Suites offers many wonderful amenities to its guests including a heated outdoor pool, complimentary beach tags, and a unit parking space. And when you want to breathe in the fresh ocean air and take in the seaside views, all you have to do is step outside on your deck.

As a member of the Shorebreak Resorts family, Impala Suites will offer the luxury, convenience, and amenities this company is known for providing.

Ready to plan your next Ocean City getaway? Reserve your stay at Impala Suites by calling (609) 399-7500 and secure your new home away from home today.

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Save the Date: Girls Weekend 2020 in Downtown Ocean City

With only 100 days left to go until Memorial Day, it’s a good time to talk about springtime Ocean City events. One popular event that brings in the crowds each year is the Girls Weekend event. This year’s Girls Weekend will unfold April 3–5 and include offerings such as a fashion show, shopping deals, hotel packages, dining options, and more.

Here are some events being held during Girls Weekend 2020:

Fashion Show Kickoff Event (April 3)

The Girls Weekend Fashion Show has been so popular in prior years that it’s being moved to a new, larger location this year. Purchase your tickets and reserve a seat for the fashion show taking place at PLAAY Fitness and Yoga at 910 Asbury Avenue. The show will start at 7 p.m. and feature a display of fashions available at local Ocean City boutiques.

The cost is $20 per person and includes light bites offered by local restaurants during the event. Tickets are required to attend, and this show sells out each year, so be sure to get your tickets early. Tickets can be purchased online and at various area locations, including the Route 52 Causeway Welcome Center, City Hall Welcome Center, Ta-Dah (1040 Asbury Ave.), Making Waves (836 Asbury Ave.), 7th Street Surf Shop (720 Asbury Ave.), and the Sneaker Shop (704 Asbury Ave.).

Accommodation Deals and Packages for Girls Weekend 2020

Many local hotels and B&Bs will offer special deals and lodging packages for Girls Weekend 2020. Here are some of the latest deals being offered:

  • The Flanders Hotel: Reserve a stay for the night of Friday, April 3, or Saturday, April 4, and receive the following: early check-in with complimentary gift upon arrival; overnight stay in a deluxe one-bedroom suite; a 30-minute leg and foot massage or 30-minute mini-facial with free product samples from Divine Images Salon and Spa; a coupon for 10% off at The Shoppes at Flanders; breakfast in Emily’s Ocean Room; and, late check-out. The cost is $169 per person plus tax and gratuity (cost based on double occupancy).
  • Port-O-Call: Enjoy a two-night stay at the Port-O-Call for Girls Weekend 2020. The package includes two-night deluxe accommodations, dinner at a local restaurant, breakfast both mornings at Adelene, and your choice of a relaxing spa service including a 25-minute facial provided by a local salon, 25-minute massage by Blue Garden Wellness (6th floor of the hotel), or manicure or mini-pedicure provided by a local salon. Prices start at $295 per person (based on double occupancy; includes taxes and hotel dining gratuity).
  • Northwood Inn Bed and Breakfast: Stay for two nights and get the second night 50% off. Plus, enjoy complimentary pizza and drinks on Friday night.
  • Biscayne Suites: Enjoy two nights of accommodations for $239 plus tax and you’ll also have access to a late 6 p.m. checkout, so you can fully take advantage of the entire weekend. Just mention “Girls Weekend” when calling for reservations.
  • Inn the Gardens Bed and Breakfast: Book your Girls Weekend stay and you’ll get $25 off the second night at Inn the Gardens Bed and Breakfast.
  • Ocean City Mansion: Book your April 3–5 stay and receive two complimentary beach tags for the summer of 2020. Just mention “Girls Weekend” when calling to reserve your room.
  • Impala Island Inn: Stay at the Impala Island Inn for $160 for the weekend, plus tax. Just mention “Girls Weekend” to snag this deal!
  • Wild Dunes Inn: Book a weekend stay at the Wild Dunes Inn for $190 for the weekend, plus tax. You’ll be able to get this deal when you mention “Girls Weekend” when reserving.

Shopping Deals, Exercise Classes, and More!

Besides the Girls Weekend Fashion Show and fabulous lodging deals, Girls Weekend 2020 attendees will enjoy extraordinary sales at local shops and boutiques, dining specials at local restaurants, exercise classes, spa specials, craft projects and demos, and so much more!

Keep checking back to OCNJ Happenings Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages for additional information as Girls Weekend 2020 draws closer and make your reservations today!

Weekend Fun and Shopping Deals Galore Fill Girls Weekend in Ocean City (April 5–7)

Grab your best girlfriends and head to Ocean City for Girls Weekend, April 5–7.

The fun kicks off on Friday, April 5, at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.), with a fashion show at Glazed Over Studios, located at 704 Asbury Avenue. See the newest seasonal fashions available at your favorite Ocean City shops and enjoy light bites and refreshments throughout the event. The cost is $20 per person and tickets are now available at City Hall, the Causeway Welcome Center, Ta-Dah (1040 Asbury Ave.), 7th Street Surf Shop, Sneaker Shop, and Making Waves. Space is limited for the fashion show, so don’t delay in grabbing your tickets for this fabulous kickoff event.

Throughout the weekend peruse the downtown shops and enjoy a wide array of activities and special shopping deals. Some of the great finds you’ll have access to during the Ocean City Girls Weekend event include exercise classes, shopping and dining specials, spa deals, hotel and bed and breakfast deals, craft projects and demos, and so much more!

Some of the specific deals include the following:

  • The Flanders HotelThe Flanders Hotel is offering a special Girls Weekend package for $149/person/night, on Friday and Saturday night. The package includes an early check-in at noon (with complimentary gift upon arrival), one-bedroom suite deluxe accommodations, 30-minute leg and foot massage or mini-facial at the Divine Images Salon and Spa, 10% off coupon for The Shoppes at The Flanders (plus free gift with any purchase), and breakfast in Emily’s Ocean Room Cafe. You can even enjoy a late checkout at 1 p.m.
  • Bowfish Kids:  Bowfish Kids will be offering a special 50% off sales rack on Saturday, April 6.
  • SunSmiles Sandals and Beachwear: The grand opening is Friday, April 5, and the SunSmiles team will be offering grand opening sales, sweet treats, and special giveaways throughout the weekend.
  • Pumpkinbuds: Pumpkinbuds in Stainton’s is offering 20% off of your purchase all weekend long. The shop is open from 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Heritage Surf and Sport: Stop by Heritage Surf Shop and grab 20–50% off of men’s, women’s, and kid’s apparel throughout the weekend. Heritage is open from 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Impala Island Inn: Impala Island Inn is offering a Girls Weekend lodging special: $160 plus tax for two nights.

These are just a few of the deals which you’ll be able to enjoy during the 2019 Ocean City Girls Weekend, April 5–7. Stroll along Asbury Avenue in downtown Ocean City and see what each of the shops and restaurants has to offer to the Girls Weekend crowd!


Start Planning Your Summer 2019 Ocean City Vacation Today

It’s the end of February, which means the summer vacation season in Ocean City will soon be here. Now is the perfect time to start planning your Ocean City vacation, if you have yet to do so.

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With it still being the off-season in Ocean City, many establishments are creating a buzz surrounding summer rentals and lodging by offering discount deals for those who book their vacation in advance as well as special package deals. Here are some of the Ocean City establishments which are currently offering excellent advance booking deals and summer packages:

  • Pavilion Motor Lodge: The Pavilion Motor Lodge, located at 801 Atlantic Avenue, is offering special rates for various times of the season, which are good until May 1. Some of the specials include a three-night special for the Spring Block Party at the beginning of May, the Memorial Day weekend special and so much more. View all of the specials via the Pavilion Motor Lodge Facebook page or the Pavilion Motor Lodge website and book your seasonal vacation today!
  • The Crossings: The Crossings at 3420 Haven Avenue is also offering specials for the 2019 summer season. Some of the summer deals include three-night packages for a specific rate and then 15% off an additional night and holiday specials, such as the Memorial Day weekend three-night package with 50% off an additional night. The current rates and specials are now available online.
  • Northwood Inn Bed and Breakfast: The Northwood Inn Bed and Breakfast, located at 401 Wesley Avenue, is offering a 10% Summer Super Saver discount which is 10% off of an entire stay when you book three or more nights by May 20. Take a peek at the rooms and rates online and book your stay today.
  • Port-O-Call Hotel: The Port-O-Call Hotel located at 1510 Boardwalk is now advertising its summer rates and specials, as well as pre- and post-season specials. Many packages even include breakfast each morning at Adelene, the hotel’s onsite restaurant.
  • The Flanders Hotel: The Flanders Hotel, situated at 719 East 11th Street a few short steps away from the beach and boardwalk, is advertising summer specials and packages, such as the Bed and Breakfast package during the pre- and post-season, which includes a full breakfast for two at Emily’s, the onsite restaurant, and the Spring Getaway package from March 31-June 31 (excluding Memorial Day weekend).

Now is the time to book your summer vacation, or pre- and post-season getaway! If you don’t see your favorite Ocean City lodging spot mentioned here, be sure to contact the establishment directly to see if they are currently offering any special deals or packages and put the plans in motion for an Ocean City getaway this summer.

Ocean City Bed and Breakfast Stays Provide Inviting Accommodations and Exceptional Cuisine

When it’s time to book a stay in Ocean City for summer vacation or a getaway any other time of the year, individuals have plenty of lodging options to choose from on the island, ranging from weekly vacation rentals to a few nights at a local hotel and more. For those who are seeking out a unique and comfortable lodging arrangement, bed and breakfast establishments provide a wonderful option. The rooms are decorated in an inviting and charming manner while culinary delicacies are cooked up fresh each morning, providing guests with the perfect way to start the day.

Each of the bed and breakfast spots in Ocean City provide guests with top-notch hospitality, exceptional cuisine and a lodging option which provides the comforts of home in a manner in which the guests will feel catered to and treated like family the moment they step foot inside of the establishment.

Here are some of the bed and breakfast options located in Ocean City, New Jersey:

Ocean City Mansion

Ocean City Mansion, located at 416 Central Avenue, is an exquisite bed and breakfast situated in a lovely home built in 1898. The bed and breakfast has been in operation since 2003 and offers seven guest suites and two apartments, six of which feature fireplaces for those colder winter months. Each of the rooms contain private baths, for the all-inclusive lodging experience.

When you wake up each morning, you’ll be treated to a full-course hot breakfast, sure to get your day started off right. After breakfast, head out for a walk to the boardwalk and beach, which is only five short blocks away. Also, the Ocean City Mansion is pet-friendly, so you don’t have to leave your furry family member at home when you head to Ocean City for vacation. The inn is open year-round, so an Ocean City excursion can occur at any time, no matter what the season may be. 416 Central Avenue, (609) 233-5447

Scarborough Inn Bed and Breakfast

Situated at 720 Ocean Avenue, the Scarborough Inn is one of the largest bed and breakfast spots in Ocean City. Originally built in 1895, the Victorian-era building offers 24 individually-decorated guest rooms, each one featuring its own theme. The Scarborough Inn is open during the summer season, beginning in May, and features off-street parking, a 100-foot wraparound porch for lounging and enjoying the fresh air and outdoor scenic views throughout the day and a daily entrée breakfast (plus mini-buffet, if you prefer something different in the culinary department) as well as an afternoon snack and coffee, tea and hot chocolate all day long.

The inn is only a few minutes walk from the beach and boardwalk and guests are provided with the free use of beach tags for their daily beach excursions. 720 Ocean Avenue, (609) 399-1558 

Northwood Inn Bed and Breakfast

Northwood Inn, a charming, eye-catching Victorian bed and breakfast located at 401 Wesley Avenue, has been drawing guests in for the past 29 years. The year-round establishment was built circa 1894 and was one of the first 200 homes built on the island.

Today, Northwood Inn Bed and Breakfast offers five rooms and two suites to choose from, along with the use of the inn’s common areas, such as the living room, billiard room, dining room, library and spacious rooftop deck. Guests will be treated to a fresh, hot breakfast every morning as well as iced tea and chocolate chip cookies in the afternoon. Other niceties include the complimentary bikes and use of the beach tags while staying at the Northwood Inn Bed and Breakfast. 401 Wesley Avenue, (609) 399-6071

Inn the Gardens Bed and Breakfast

Located in the Gardens section of Ocean City lies a popular Colonial-style bed and breakfast establishment: Inn the Gardens Bed and Breakfast. Situated at 48 Wesley Road, this intriguing bed and breakfast offers seven guest rooms and one, three-bedroom apartment. Guests will get to indulge in a delicious breakfast buffet every morning, offering an eclectic array of morning culinary bites.

Inn the Gardens is open year-round and those looking to take advantage of special offers will be able to do so throughout the year. During the summer months, guests will be able to use beach tags for their days of sun and fun by the ocean. 48 Wesley Road, (609) 399-0800

The Bayberry Inn

At The Bayberry Inn, located at 811 Wesley Avenue, guests can choose between seven different rooms and a two-room suite, all of which feature a private bath. The Bayberry Inn staff will prepare a full breakfast daily for the guests, which includes fresh fruit, a hot entrée, baked good items, coffee, tea, cereal and more.

Guests at The Bayberry Inn are also sure to appreciate the off-street parking, free Wi-Fi and beach tag usage during their stay. 811 Wesley Avenue, (609) 391-1183

Atlantis Inn

The Atlantis Inn, situated at 601 Atlantic Avenue, offers European chic style throughout the property, which consists of 12 suites and 2 villa accommodations. The inn, originally built in 1905, underwent extensive renovations in 2002 and now offers modern, state-of-the-art accommodations while keeping the overall historical feel. Exquisite cherry wood and mahogany detailing and a breathtaking rooftop deck are just a few of the wonderful aspects of the Atlantis Inn.

Guests are invited to stay at Atlantis Inn year-round and take advantage of all that the four-season island destination of Ocean City has to offer. Book a stay at Atlantis Inn and partake in the multitude of Ocean City events throughout the year. 601 Atlantic Avenue, (609) 399-9871

Butterfly Breeze Bed and Breakfast

The Butterfly Breeze Bed and Breakfast is located at 637 Wesley Avenue and provides the perfect spot to indulge in an Ocean City vacation. The bed and breakfast offers four guest rooms and one, two-bedroom suite to choose from, all with creative butterfly themes. Guests are able to indulge in a freshly-prepared country breakfast each morning, featuring a hot entrée, fresh fruit, cereal, Butterfly Breeze’s signature scones, coffee, tea and more. In the afternoon, perch upon the porch or settle into the parlor area for afternoon snacks, coffee and tea.

The Butterfly Breeze Bed and Breakfast is a seasonal inn, offering lodging during the summer months. However, the bed and breakfast remains open on weekends during the off-season, November through April, for its murder mystery weekend events. Gather your friends and family members together for an exciting Ocean City excursion and try to solve the mystery of the weekend. The cost for the murder mystery event is $50 per person, which includes the murder mystery fun, prizes for the winners and appetizers and a full dinner on Saturday night. One and two-night accommodations are available for an extra fee. 637 Wesley Avenue, (609) 391-9366

The Plymouth Inn

The Plymouth Inn, located at 710 Atlantic Avenue, is a popular Ocean City bed and breakfast spot. Built in 1898, The Plymouth Inn offers 10+ rooms, daily breakfast offerings in an exquisite dining room, welcoming common areas and a pleasant front porch, perfect for lounging and enjoying the sights and sounds of Ocean City.

The location of The Plymouth Inn is extremely convenient for those who want to hit the beach and the boardwalk, as it’s a short one-block walk to both. 710 Atlantic Avenue, (609) 398-8615

Laurel Bay Bed and Breakfast

Laurel Bay Bed and Breakfast at 400 Atlantic Avenue features six bedrooms, a yoga and meditation room and breakfast daily, featuring fresh baked goods, cereals, juices, coffee and tea from the Positively 4th Street Café located below the inn. The convenient location of Laurel Bay provides guests with an easy one-block walk to the beach.

During the summer season, be sure to take advantage of the free beach tag usage and complimentary beach chairs (limited) to use. The large wraparound porch is the perfect spot to sit and enjoy the fresh salt air. 400 Atlantic Avenue, (609) 814-1886




Why You Need to Book a Stay at Pavilion Motor Lodge This Year

Ocean City is a wonderful place to both visit and live. For those who are vacationing in Ocean City, lodging options are plentiful throughout town, from house rentals to motels to bed and breakfast options. If you find yourself looking for a place to stay which has all of the comforts of home and more, Pavilion Motor Lodge is an excellent place to book for a few nights or the week.

Here are a few reasons to select Pavilion Motor Lodge as your lodging destination of choice:


The Pavilion Motor Lodge is situated in an extremely convenient spot, located on the beach block of 8th Street at 801 Atlantic Avenue. When you stay at the Pavilion Motor Lodge you are in close proximity, not only to the beach, but to the boardwalk as well. Once you park at the Pavilion Motor Lodge, you’ll find that walking to and from food, shopping and entertainment options is easily achievable.

Attractive and Comfortable Accommodations

When you open the door to your room at the Pavilion Motor Lodge, you’ll find a vacation rental filled with attractive and comfortable features. Choose from regular rooms, suites and apartments, depending on your length of stay and number of guests.

Welcoming Staff

The Pavilion Motor Lodge receives rave reviews about its welcoming and helpful staff. As customer service and hospitality make a vacation stay truly enjoyable, these attributes are highly desirable.

On-Site Pool

Although the ocean is close by, having an on-site pool is still an extremely welcome aspect, which the Pavilion Motor Lodge provides. Wake up in the morning and take a dip in the pool or spend a few hours lounging outside of your room, taking intermittent swims and then heading to the beach for some sand-filled fun. An on-site pool is a highly coveted vacation stay offering which the Pavilion Motor Lodge offers. The pool hours are from 9 a.m.–9 p.m. daily.

Additional Niceties to Make Your Stay Spectacular

Some other niceties which are offered at the Pavilion Motor Lodge include fresh popcorn daily for your snacking needs, mini-fridges in every room, free wi-fi, onsite family-friendly restaurant and so much more!

Visit the Pavilion Motor Lodge website and book your upcoming Ocean City vacation today!