We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.


04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
No availability for your dates from these sites
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Professional photos
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

131 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 131: English reviews
Start your review of Doolan's
 Click to rate
Goshen, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With most other options not yet opened for the season, the need for last minute reservations for several families forced us to turn to Doolan's. While I was making the reservation, the woman on the phone informed me there would be no refunds once she charged my card in a tone that immediately made me regret the decision to stay...

1Thank RJGinNY
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a small family wedding of 14 and the folks at Doolan's treated us like a big expensive wedding. They gave us a small, private room at no extra charge and the food and service was wonderful. Thank you Doolan's, for making our little affair into a big success!

Thank landsold
Sea Isle City, New Jersey
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I didn't stay at the hotel nor was I there for a wedding, so I can't comment on those aspects of Doolan's. I was there for a luncheon/dinner show in a large room, and it was fun - but a bit old-fashioned. I went with a group which joined several other groups to make up a very large audience of...

Thank Roj44
Bordentown, New Jersey
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Was here for my son's wedding. I will admit could use an upgrade, but what truly outweighs that is the incredibly friendly staff who were knowledgable and courteous. The owner was an absolute delight. The entire staff from bartenders, wait staff and housekeeping was incredibly friendly. Bring beach towels to the pool, as they do not supply towels for the...

1Thank Don T
New York City, New York
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The staff and service at Doolan's were wonderful, but the facility is in bad need of renovation. The event space was nice, but the rooms seem to have been last updated in the early nineties - even the television was old. I was not offended to be staying here as part of the event I was attending, but I wouldn't...

Thank tcktravelguy
Westchester, Ny
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The hotel is average, could use a bit of an upgrade, but perfect for what we were looking for, a quick weekend away. They have a nice pool. The place was clean. The rooms have refrigerators. The staff very friendly and very willing to help if you need anything. They have a huge parking lot. A nice breakfast is included.

1Thank Pooh16
Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 August 2016

You will either like it or hate it based on your priorities. It is an older hotel/motel with banquet facilities. You will hate it if you are looking for new on the beach,a large sceen TV and many amenities. You will like it if yu are looking for good value ,comfortable beds, a hot breakfast, pleasant & helpful staff and...

1Thank gerrysbrenner
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I think this is the best value at the shore. Don’t get me wrong, it’s an OLD motel but they make improvements every year. It’s also very clean. The linens were updated since our last stay. There was a cute little row boat shelf thing in the bathroom. They have a tiny flat screen TV; seriously my husband’s computer monitor...

Thank dalm0m
Marcellus, New York
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This venue has seen better days. My family and Friends stayed there for a wedding and were disgusted with the rooms. My niece and daughter in law had dirty sheets- stains and hair - and the rooms were old and musty smelling. To get to her room, my daughter in law had to go outside and down a few steps....

1Thank 582lena
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Our stay was spilt between two rooms as they could not book us for our full stay in just one, so we experienced rooms in both the “main” building (translation the older section) and a room in the pool section (newer but still very old). In the main building the room was dingy and dirty with a strong mildew smell....

1Thank John V

22 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (22)
Pool/Beach Area (2)
Room/Suite (1)
View from Room (1)
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Bathroom (4)
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Other (10)
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Spring Lake
1.0 km away
Hewitt Wellington
Hewitt Wellington
#1 of 6 in Spring Lake
612 reviews
0.5 km away
Chateau Inn & Suites
Chateau Inn & Suites
#2 of 6 in Spring Lake
405 reviews
0.7 km away
Walden on the Pond
Walden on the Pond
#4 of 6 in Spring Lake
48 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
7.9 km away
Point Pleasant Manor
Point Pleasant Manor
#6 of 16 in Point Pleasant Beach
150 reviews
1.4 km away
Atlantic Inn & Suites
Atlantic Inn & Suites
#2 of 5 in Wall Township
17 reviews
1.2 km away
Spring Lake Inn
Spring Lake Inn
#4 of 8 in Spring Lake
250 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Doolan's

Address: 700 State Route 71, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-2048
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Spring Lake
Price Range: €84 - €195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Doolan's 3*
Number of rooms: 60
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Orbitz, Hotwire, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Priceline and Cheap Tickets so you can book your Doolan's reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Doolan`s Hotel Spring Lake
Doolans Spring Lake
Doolans Hotel Spring Lake
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Doolan's staff and other travellers.
4 questions
Ask a question
3 months ago
over a year ago
New Port Richey, Florida

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from Doolan's staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Don't stay here.”
RJGinNY, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Pool side rather than main building”
gerrysbrenner, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Do not pick the 3rd floor; parking lot view is the best value”
dalm0m, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“None of my family had good rooms . If you are brave enough to stay there, ask for a renovated room.”
582lena, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you don't want an external door, ask for a room in the main building.”
uvaleg, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Check these sites for availability
View all 8 deals
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates