NJ’s Best Bed & Breakfasts & Inns

Cozy up your stay at New Jersey’s amazing bed & breakfasts and inns. More intimate than a hotel and nestled close to parks, shopping districts and coastal towns, these charming destinations offer flair, luxurious extras, an at-home feel and a tasty way to start your day. We’ve gathered five welcoming places to stay on your next getaway.

Angel of the Sea, Cape May
With ocean views, wraparound porches and gingerbread detailing, Angel of the Sea is known as Victorian Cape May’s most romantic B&B. One-half block from the beach in the quiet East end of town, this 27-room retreat combines the charm of a bygone era with modern-day amenities. The atmosphere here is casual and friendly with a gourmet breakfast served daily, as well as afternoon tea and evening wine and cheese served tableside. Convenient extras: use of cruiser bicycles to tour the town and chairs, umbrellas and towels for the beach.

Woolverton Inn, Stockton
Just five minutes from Lambertville, NJ, this countryside B&B offers 14 cottages and guest rooms that exude relaxed luxury. Visitors return year after year to enjoy fine linens and private baths, as well as high-end amenities including a 3-course breakfast, gas fireplaces, jetted tubs, stained glass windows and indoor hammocks. Perched high above the scenic Delaware River, this elegant Inn is the perfect romantic backdrop for proposals, weddings, elopements and honeymoons. While you’re here: explore the fine restaurants and quaint shops in Stockton and Lambertville.

The Lily Inn Bed and Breakfast, Burlington
Original white cedar floors, 10-foot ceilings, blue marble fireplaces, Beekman 1802 toiletries and smiles greet you at this beautifully bricked B&B, with history dating back to 1709. Getaway to your choice of five unique suites in this hidden treasure on the green banks of the Delaware. Shopping and dining hot spots are within walking distance. The Burlington Antiques and Art Emporium, Bristol Riverside Theatre and the ready-to-canoe, kayak and hike Pinelands National Reserve are all close by. Ask about: rooms with 4-poster beds and claw foot tubs.

Tandem Bike Inn, Belmar
This amazing B&B on the Jersey Shore rides away with high marks – and tandem bikes are just the beginning! Renovated rooms with private baths, fresh linens, HD TVs (with free movie channels,) jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces, and guest-controlled AC and heat make you feel like family. Complimentary use of single and tandem bikes of all sizes makes cruising to the beach, restaurants, shopping and entertainment venues in town a breeze. Mornings here start with coffee, tea and juice, freshly made muffins and fruit. Stop back in the afternoon for tea and cookies. . .and a bike ride of course. 

The Inn at Ocean Grove, Ocean Grove
Leave your car keys in the room because everything, including Asbury Park is within walking distance from this relaxing B&B. Take in the beautiful views of the beach, grand Victorian buildings and coastal charm of Ocean Grove all from this ideal location. Rooms boast private baths, mini refrigerators, AC, cable tv and free wi-fi. Ask about rooms with kitchens too. Bike, beach chair, boogie board and umbrella rentals add to the fun. More to love: the spectacular rooftop terrace, second floor balcony and tasty buffet breakfast served each morning. 

Wherever you decide to stay on your next getaway, be sure to look up the latest, local updates for current availability and guidelines. For more of New Jersey’s best destinations, download your FREE Travel Guide and sign up for our e-newsletter at VisitNJ.org.