FAQ

General Questions

Pets are typically allowed the third Monday in September until the second weekend in May.
We do not have on-site laundry for our guests.
There is a fee to access the beach in the summer which requires a beach badge for anyone over the age of 12. The Engleside Inn will provide badges to you at no cost for your stay with us as long as they are returned at checkout. If they are not returned, you will be charged for lost badges.
We have certified private lifeguards at our pool. All beaches in Beach Haven also have certified lifeguards on duty.
We do not have bike rentals on site, but can provide you with the names and numbers of local rental places.
Although we have our own parking lot, we do not reserve them for the hotel as we also have the restaurant and outdoor sandbar which are open to the public. There is public parking between blocks and along the park across the street. There is no charge for these spaces as there are not metered spaces on LBI.
Unfortunately we do not offer this service.
There are a number of local walk in clinics both on Long Beach Island and on the mainland. The mainland also has a hospital. Phone numbers and directions can be provided to you if needed.
While there is not public transportation (bus, train etc.) available, LBIShuttle.com is an independently operated shuttle service that runs along all 18 miles of the island. There are also a few cab companies in the area. If you are in need of these services, please ask a front desk associate for a phone number.
Unfortunately the Hotel does not offer fitness equipment. Elite Fitness located at 12904 Long Beach Blvd Beach Haven Terrace offers a daily pass for purchase. Visit www.elitefitnesslbi.com for details.
Rooms are guaranteed to be ready by 3:30 pm. We do not have “early check-ins” available. If you arrive before your room is ready, you are welcome to use the facilities (changing rooms, pool, beach badges) and we will call you when room is ready. Check out is at 11:00 am. There are no “late check-outs” available. Once checked out of your room, you are welcome to hold your beach badges, use pool and shower/changing room until 3:00pm without an additional fee.

Room Questions

We do provide Wi-Fi at no charge to our guests. It is through Xfinity.
The Engleside Inn is completely non-smoking. If you are smoking in any of our rooms you will be charged a cleaning fee.
An efficiency room is a single room that has a small kitchenette, which includes a small refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, sink area, table and chairs.
An Efficiency Suite has a bedroom with either two double beds or a king bed, a sitting room with a queen pullout sofa bed, and a small kitchenette.
Yes, we have a limited number of rooms that we do not allow pets. Please mention your request for a non-pet room when booking.
Yes, we have a limited number of cots and pack-n-play cribs available.
You must be at least 21 years old to reserve a room. There also must be someone 21 or older in the room at all times.
Yes, all of our room types have a coffee maker and dorm-size refrigerators.

Dining Questions

The Engleside Inn does not offer breakfast. We have a Coffee Shop that offers light fare items at a cost.
The early bird specials are available from 5pm-6pm any day the Dining Room is open except Saturdays and holidays.
The Sand Bar is open mid-April through mid-October, weather permitting. It opens at 11:30am, and closes after the dinner hour around 8:00pm.
The dress code is business casual.

Location Questions

Either Philadelphia International Airport or Atlantic City International are easily reachable.
Beach Haven is a vibrant hub of activity on LBI. There are restaurants, shopping, a water park, pubs, live entertainment, ice cream parlors, live theater, museums, putt-putt golf, a small amusement park, and much more.
Atlantic City is less than 1 hour away by car.
The Engleside is oceanfront with direct access to the beach.
We are 8 miles south of the bridge; about a 12-18 minute drive depending on traffic.