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10 Best Airbnbs In Ocean City, New Jersey - Updated 2020

10 Best Airbnbs In Ocean City, New Jersey
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A common thing parents complain about when it comes to vacations is that it’s hard to plan vacations, especially when they have young children. They’re concerned that their children won’t be entertained or that it’ll be hard to find accommodation for everyone. The state of New Jersey is a great destination for families, as there theme parks galore and kid-friendly restaurants serving delicious meals for your little ones.

Ocean City, New Jersey is touted as being one of the most family-friendly beach vacation spots in the US and its official city motto, “America’s Greatest Beach Resort”, reflects the pride the city has in that title. This place is famed for its luscious beaches, but the most iconic feature is the 2.5-mile-long (4-kilometer-long) Boardwalk. Many fun and, most importantly, family-friendly activities are located all over the Boardwalk, from miniature golf to amusement parks. Pack your bags and discover the best Airbnbs in Ocean City, New Jersey.

1. Convenience at its finest and a few steps onto the beach (from USD 383)

There are a lot of Airbnbs in Ocean City, but you won’t get any closer to the beach and that iconic boardwalk than when you stay in this apartment! You’ll be able to see the Boardwalk right in front of you when you head out to the deck. So, for families who are all for convenience, this apartment is the perfect choice for you. This is the view of the apartment from the boardwalk - you really couldn’t get much closer! Can you imagine how amazing it would be to wake up to this view? Feel the first sun’s rays warm your skin, smell the salt-tinged air, peer into the distance, and watch the gentle crashing of the waves on the seemingly endless stretch of beach. This modern-style kitchen is well-maintained and also stocked with sufficient cutlery and cooking equipment. Picture this: you guiding your child in chopping something for the first time, or you blowing on a spoon and offering the cooled concoction to your child helper, an expression of sheer delight as the delicious flavour bursts in their mouth. Cooking can be a glorious bonding activity that you can do with your child, and this kitchen is perfect for that! Well-lit bedrooms are always a plus! Especially when you just want to enjoy the warmth of the sun from a snug and comfortable bed.

Ocean Front Apartment
Ocean City, New Jersey, United States
77 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i love the amenities including full kitchen & linens
this apartment has fantastic views and plenty of space
the deck was very safe and we felt comfortable with the little ones out on the balcony
apartment had everything we needed for a great stay (bath towels linens washer/dryer full- kitchen)
this is a great apartment directly over the boardwalk and facing the ocean
Cleanliness:
the best as usual very clean very quiet at night
the apartment was very clean upon arrival and felt welcoming
it is spacious bright clean and comfortable
the apartment is clean and in the perfect location
overall very clean (super clean tub and refrigerator) although the rugs in the bedroom were a little sandy
Host:
wendy was a great host from the beginning
wendy was super responsive when we had questions
wendy was a great host and communicated very effectively by email
host was very responsive and courteous to our inquiries
the local business owners especially tony and his biking/parking staff were super friendly and very helpful
Location:
wonderful location and space
the location is well worth the money
this is the best location in ocean city
the location couldnt be better and the veiw perfect
perfect location with tons for our family to do
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2. A perfect home for families near the beach (from USD 198)

If you’re not a native of this city, you should make sure to immerse yourself in the vibrant culture. One of the best ways to appreciate a culture is by having a local meal, and this home is strategically located close to many local restaurants. And, if you’re craving some beach fun with your family, the beach is also relatively nearby. Among the many rentals in Ocean City, NJ, this option is great for foodies and avid beachgoers. There are plenty of seats in this cosy living-room-cum-dining-area, so don’t hesitate to take up as much space as you want and take part in some fun-filled activities with your family members. We recommend a good ol’ board game. The bedrooms are all lovely and comfortable; just imagine the springiness of the bed and how soft the sheets will feel on your face. Why not take a cheeky nap before your family and you head off for dinner after a fun day at the beach. After a long, exhilarating day at the beach, you might have sand in places where sand should not ever be. This home has you covered as there are outside showers you can use to freshen up with before you drag yourself into the actual home. After you and your partner have tucked your children into bed, kick back and relax on the deck. Crack open a bottle of red wine, and have slow sips as you catch up with one another.

2BR, sleeps 6, close to beach and boardwalk, OCNJ
Ocean City, New Jersey, United States
123 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable $ lovely view from the roof deck
even for the sofa bed an extra foam top mattress was provided to make sure it was comfortable
comfy beds nice living space with tv and nice private balcony for relaxing too
great views all around everything was comfortable and the communication was timely friendly and open
the place was very cozy and the beds were super comfortable
Cleanliness:
very clean and cozy
it was clean and exactly as advertised
the beds were very clean and comfortable
the apartment was clean and bright
everything was clean and comfy and jim was an a+ host
Host:
jim was a perfect host
host kind forthcoming and patient
jim was the best host yet
hosts were very helpful and accommodating
jim was a great host and very quick to respond
Location:
super close to beach
the location was perfect
nice place close to the boardwalk
great location exactly as described
awesome location it took roughly 2 minutes to walk to the boardwalk from the condo
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3. Nautical vibes, inside and out, at this home with an ocean view (from USD 149)

Among the many Ocean City, New Jersey house rentals, this particular home makes for a relaxing getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life. It’s only moments away from the liveliness of the Boardwalk, but it isn’t too noisy. If you can’t wait to visit the beach with your family, worry not, for you can have a sneak peek from the front decks of the house. Feast your eyes on the azure ocean and feel the sea breeze brush across your face. The blue and white colour palettes complement each other and, along with the wooden floors, really help to make guests feel right at home. This home was designed with an oceanic theme in mind; just look at those adorable sheets! It engages the senses and makes you feel as though you’re under the sea even when you’re lounging comfortably. Have you ever fought with a loved one over a bathroom? Well you don’t have to worry about that in this home! It has three bathrooms, enough for most families to enjoy comfortably.

Ocean City 4 bedroom w/Ocean views!
Ocean City, New Jersey, United States
16 reviews
Entire house 7 Beds 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the place was clean and newly remodeled
the unit was exceptionally clean and all appliances worked very well
everything was very clean and just as described
the house was very clean
the house is very clean and felt like home
Host:
thank you eric you were a great host
host was very easy to communicate with and has good recommendations for places to eat
great place to stay for a family hosts were very responsive and helpful
eric was a fantastic host especially with helping me with my first rental through airbnb
Location:
the location is safe and secure as are most areas in ocean city
it is close to the boardwalk and it is great for kids
lovely place comfortable well-decorated and close to the beach
house was an easy walk to the beach even for small children
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4. A conveniently charming central and quaint home (from USD 209)

Consider only the best vacation rentals in Ocean City, NJ while planning for your vacation. This charming home is located very close to family-friendly locations, such as playgrounds and the beach, so definitely keep this home in mind if you’re planning a family getaway here. This open-concept kitchen and dining room makes for a perfect place for spirited family meals. Whip up a tasty meal and serve it on the welcoming dining table. Or, if you’re up for grilling meats instead, you can do that too! Have a barbecue feast in the yard! We’ve all been kids before, and we know how messy kids can get. So if you’re worried about not packing enough clothing, this home has your back. It comes with a washer and dryer, which allows you to have your dirty laundry done in a jiffy. Cool down on a hot day with the provided air-conditioning and watch your favourite TV shows, all while lazing in bed.

Charming OC Home Central Location!
Ocean City, New Jersey, United States
41 reviews
Entire townhouse 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
overall a very nice beach house with all necessary amenities in the kitchen
5 slept comfortably and the downstairs powder room was especially helpful with young kids
Cleanliness:
nice clean house
clean house for family vacation
super clean place that we all thoroughly enjoyed
comfortable clean and cute
the house was very comfortable and clean
Host:
kristin was a great host
kristin was a wonderful host that provided an enjoyable home for our family vacation
great hosts and perfect home for our stay
the host went above and beyond to make sure our stay was near perfect
we had some problems with the heat; kristin was super responsive and helpful
Location:
the location was perfect
good location easy check in
nice location for the beach long weekend
great location right off the highway and the beach isn’t a far walk away
an easy walk to the beach
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5. A perfect from top to bottom condo with a rooftop (from 177 USD)

A definite draw to this particular rental is its rooftop patio. Just being there and peering over the expanse of land, really makes you feel as though you’re at the top of the world. Start the day off with a high by catching the sunrise. Take in the sights and sounds of the city waking up, and feel invigorated, ready to start your own day, before heading into the home again. If you’re too tired to head out with your children to the beach, you can still have fun indoors. Cable TV is available and you can just watch some comedy programmes and enjoy the company of your favourite people. After having an exciting day with your family, you’re probably exhausted! So what you need is a comfortable place to rest. These beds beckon you into their luxurious embrace, just lie back and relax after a fun day. You started the day off with a sunrise on the deck, how about ending the day on the rooftop patio? Glance up and enjoy an unhindered view of the gorgeous and multi-hued sunset.

2nd Floor Condo with Rooftop deck

Address: Ocean City, NJ, United States (see map)

Price: from 177 USD

Number of Guests: 10

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6. Three-bedroom apartment close to the beach with free tickets to Totally Tubular Watersports (from USD 321)

With its pair of complimentary tickets to the wet and wild action of Totally Tubular Watersports, families seeking a little holiday fun will certainly not have to look far if they book this spacious and stylish three-bedroom apartment. Not only that but it is just 10 minutes from the beach and boardwalk on foot, so those who prefer a little more sedate family time on the sands will also be well catered for. Those eager to explore the wider area will love the two bikes which are included in the rental price. And, after all of that fun, the flat’s location on Asbury Avenue places it close to a range of stores and eateries, for a little retail therapy or a tasty feast with loved ones. The amenities also include a full kitchen, as well as fast wi-fi internet and a large 55 inch TV for quiet family evenings in.

BEACHY DOWNTOWN ☆ MINUTES TO THE BEACH ☆ UPDATED
Ocean City, New Jersey, United States
86 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice beds air conditioning worked well and hosts were very responsive
lots of space for a toddler to run around fully stocked kitchen was very helpful too
beds were very comfortable
we were very impressed with the new kitchen area and living space
and we really loved that there were beds for each person in our group of 5
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
very clean and comfortable
super clean and spacious
was perfect quiet and clean :)
apartment was clean well-maintained & spacious
Host:
contact with the hosts was quick and efficient
the host is very easy to contact
our host was great in answering any questions i had as a 1st time airbnb customer
thomas was a great host
hosts were every responsive when we had issues
Location:
apartment and location were fantastic
great location in a comfy place
perfect location perfect spot
fantastic location a quick walk to the boardwalk & beach
excellent accommodations with great location and easy parking
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7. Three-bedroom house close to the beach and boardwalk (from USD 100)

This beautiful three-story wooden house is sure to prove appealing to families of up to six people. The best Ocean City, NJ beach house rentals should be close to the water, and this one is just half a mile (a little under a kilometer) from the beach and boardwalk, placing it within an easy walking distance of family fun on the sands, but is also far enough away to enjoy the peace come the evening. It also comes packed with mod-cons to make your stay feel like a real home from home. These include a fully-equipped kitchen for whipping up tasty family meals, as well as a barbecue on the outside decking if you and your loved ones want to turn their hand to a little al fresco dining. The rooftop balcony will also make for a great place to unwind in the sun after a busy day taking in the sights.

Single Family Beach House Ready for You to Enjoy!
Ocean City, New Jersey, United States
47 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
sleeping was very comfortable
one shower had a good amount of mildew all over walls and in track of shower door
we were there in may and the house was very comfortable with windows open
the living room is comfortable with updated furniture and a great place to hang out
there are kitchen condiments - like salt oil spices and coffee
Cleanliness:
towels were plentiful and clean
house was clean and comfy
the place is very clean and well kept - plenty of towels for everyone
jillian's place was clean and well kept
extremely clean house in a beautiful area
Host:
jillian is a great host she was very responsive and answered all the questions we had
jillian was a responsive and gracious host
fantastic house for a girls weekend excellent host who communicated every step of the way
great home in beautiful family friendly ocean city nj
Location:
close to all the fun
great location and beautiful neighborhood
nice place in a convenient location
great place and perfectly located by the beach
it is close to the beach and we enjoyed a winter walk on the boardwalk
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8. Cozy and clean room for two guests near New York City (from USD 29)

Budget travelers can make the most out of their visit to the city that never sleeps when they book an affordable and cozy stay at Christian’s homestay. Located just five minutes from North Elizabeth train station, getting to New York City proper is a just 25-minute transit. The property can accommodate one person with a twin size bed similar to a hostel-style accommodation where guests will be sharing a room. The room has airconditioning, a flat-screen TV with cable in the living space, as well as a strong Wifi connection and a night stamp lamp and a mini work desk for those who need to do some work while in the area. There are two shared bathrooms with basic toiletries that are cleaned daily, and a full kitchen where guests are free to have breakfast like cereal or oatmeal as provided by the host.

Good Deal! Cozy room Near NYC/EWR
Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
517 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a wonderful place where we had coffee water breakfast
had an efficiency kitchen for cofee and light cooking
if there was a fan or some a/c it would help a lot
there is a small tv and christian provides all guests with free water bottles
the room got a bit cold but a space heater was provided to help with that
Cleanliness:
was a clean and tidy experience
it was clean cozy and comfortable
place was clean and cared for
the room is clean and has access to bathroom/shower and kitchen
christian is very good with communication the room i had was very nice and clean
Host:
very nice home and a good host
christian was a great host
super accommodating and friendly hosts
super nice deal very acomodating host
what a great airbnb christian hosts here he and his family is very attentive caring and kind
Location:
great location from the airport
this location is super close to the airport it’s extremely convenient
great location at a great price
awesome place close to the airport
exit day this location is great
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9. Comfy apartment steps away from the beach (from USD 257)

This vacation rental is situated along Asbury Avenue and is just steps away from the beach and the popular Boardwalk. With six beds across three bedrooms, this property can comfortably sleep big families, and you can even access your Netflix, Hulu Plus, and Amazon accounts so you won’t want for entertainment while indoors. There’s also a fully furnished private deck where you can enjoy a big breakfast with your loved ones before heading out to the beach. If you want to live like an Ocean City local, be sure to check out this superb condo.

3 BR 2 Bath Close to Beach, Boardwalk, Restaurants
Ocean City, New Jersey, United States
36 reviews
Entire condominium 6 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is comfortable and had everything we needed
the dining room table easily accommodates 10
the living room/dining room/kitchen area is one big room which is great
the condo is very spacious and comfortable
Cleanliness:
clean as a whistle
very clean and very stylish
place was very clean
everything was clean we had every thing we needed
this condo is exceptionally clean and quite spacious
Host:
jason is a great host
jason is a great host and very responsive
Location:
amazing location would definitely recommend
great place 30 minute drive to atlantic city
super short walk to beach and boardwalk
jason's home is in a great location; just a few blocks from the boardwalk
would stay here again nice and close to the beach and downtown
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10. Cozy studio near the Boardwalk (from USD 69)

This is an affordable option for couples looking for a fuss-free holiday rental in Ocean City. The cozy studio comes with a Murphy bed, a table for two, and an equipped kitchenette - in short, it has everything you need for a quick but comfortable vacation. Since it’s ideally located - just half a block away from the beach and the Boardwalk - you’ll surely be spending most of your time outdoors. The delicious smell of fair food from Gillian’s Wonderland Pier will surely entice you to stroll down the Boardwalk before sundown. If you and your partner are planning to spend a good amount of time on the beach and just need a comfy place to rest, check out this Airbnb rental.

Beachblock Studio B on 6th Street
Ocean City, New Jersey, United States
129 reviews
Entire apartment 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the only fan option is the window a/c unit
cozy little apartment is a perfect fit for two people
the tv was nice at night to put on a movie
the room was a perfect size for my fiancé and myself
Cleanliness:
super clean and quiet
but it wasn’t very clean and didn’t smell very good
the shower and bathroom were very clean
the place was very clean
well maintained and clean thumbs up
Host:
thank you for being a great host wayne
wayne was extremely responsive to any questions or concerns that i had
wayne contacted me right away and made sure i was comfortable getting there and in a respectable host
Location:
the location is ideal
location is excellent
the location was amazing
great location right off the boardwalk
very close walk to the beach/boardwalk which was ideal for our trip
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Ocean City is calling. What are you waiting for?

Parents, bring your family to New Jersey and have a fabulous time - life really is a beach here! And your dream rental might just be amongst the ones mentioned above. Consider these Airbnbs in Ocean City on your next holiday.

Frequently asked questions about Airbnbs in Ocean City, New Jersey

1. Which are the best pet-friendly Airbnbs in Ocean City?

This centrally located townhouse is perfect if you want to bring your pet to your family holiday in Ocean City. With three bedrooms, there’s definitely enough room for your whole crew, including the furry members.

2. Which are the cheapest Airbnbs in Ocean City?

This cozy studio for two is a great option for couples planning to spend more time outdoors, while this four-bedroom home in a nice neighborhood is ideal for big families and still quite affordable.

3. Which Airbnbs in Ocean City are good for families?

There are many options for families visiting Ocean City, like this two-bedroom apartment that comes with a parking spot and is near the beach, or this cozy condo with a furnished private deck.

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