Icona Golden Inn

Avalon, New Jersey

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A newly reopened, laid-back retreat on a peaceful stretch of the Jersey Shore, with room for up to four

Those who’ve experienced the Jersey Shore know it as a stretch of sandy Atlantic coast that’s often a quiet and wholesome retreat from the party-loving Jersey Shore depicted on TV. At Icona Golden Inn, this is especially true, because the effortlessly elegant getaway occupies an entire block by the seaside, in an inviting neighborhood of other laid-back hotels and resorts. The former Golden Inn – Avalon’s largest beachfront hotel – has been around for half a century and offers a warm, inviting vibe and charming Nantucket-inspired architecture.

Since recently reopening the property, Icona – already celebrated for its Cape May hotels, both of which are TripAdvisor favorites – has added a charming bistro and a forthcoming brewpub. Also find a seasonal pool, complete with daybeds, and yoga on the sands of Avalon Beach. When you're not staying busy at the hotel, you'll find plenty to do in the surrounding area, with everything from golfing to deep-sea fishing. And when the sun goes down, explore the charming bars and restaurants of the area, before returning to your luxe retreat.

Good to know

Please note that a resort fee of 7% per room, per night will be added on the payment screen. The resort fee includes Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, off-street parking and 24-hour front-desk service.

Excellent for
Beach Hotel Relaxing

We like

  • Appreciating the history of the landmark beachfront hotel, Avalon’s largest
  • Dining on delicious fare at the brand-new Shimmer's Bistro
  • Having a restful experience in a quieter corner of the Jersey Shore

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