Comfort Inn Middletown Welcoming Storm Victims

We are bustling and busy over here at the Comfort Inn Middletown checking in and welcoming the victims of the dreadful weekend storm. It sure did a number on a lot of our guests. We’ve been hearing the stories all day long. Our hotel has a generator thankfully so we can always be your port in any storm. Our hearts go out to everyone affected. If you are  finding yourself without power or floating around in flood waters come on over.  At least for now we have room at the INN. Lois and Ellen are working at the Front Desk and are waiting to welcome you.  We’ve got hot coffee in the lobby so you can relax.  The Outback Steakhouse is right next door so you can treat yourself to a feast.  If you don’t mind driving, our key card sleeves have a 15% discount at the Houlihans in Holmdel. You can reach us by calling 732.671.3400 and we have a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast in the morning to get your day started right.  We’re pet friendly too, bring your furry friends.


Comfort Inn Middletown $74.99 Snow Special

Comfort Inn Middletown is offering a $74.99 Snow Special

Comfort Inn Middletown Sign in the Blizzard of Fury Storm

A View From Our Breakfast Room

We are offering our $74.99 snow special for the evening of Thursday, February 25th. It’s only been 15 days since our last winter storm warning here at the Jersey Shore. The lobby in the Comfort Inn Middletown has been a buzz all day. We’ve been with our guests watching the weather on TV.

It’s supposed to get worse and  be bad into tomorrow.  I see the wind has started and it’s sort of snowing sideways.  If you don’t want to drive home or worry about making it into work in the morning,  stay safely with us.  Lois is working at the front desk and she has our $74.99 snow special available and ready to book for you. Call for reservations or just walk on in. We have hot coffee ready for you in the lobby.

The snow special rate includes our extended continental breakfast from 6:00am to 10:00am in the morning. We’ve got hot, yummy waffles! Our phone number is 732.671.3400 or just plug 2 Woodland Drive Middletown into your GPS and cut through the Outback’s parking lot. (Our real address is 750 Route 35 Middletown but the GPS doesn’t like that address.) The Comfort Inn Middletown wishes you safe travels & happy stays!

Winter Wonderland at the Comfort Inn Middletown

Comfort Inn Middletown Sign in the Blizzard of Fury Storm

A View From Our Breakfast Room

The snow has started to fall yet again here at the Comfort Inn Middletown town.  We are busy bracing ourselves for the second half of this powerful winter storm.  It really looks like a winter wonderland out there on Route 35.   We have called around to several local restaurants and many are closed or closing including our neighbor the Outback Steakhouse. The Stop N’ Shop in the Plaza next door is currently planning on being open as normally scheduled. Our doors are always open, we welcome you to come stay with us should you not want to travel home.

Cows on a Farm in Middletown NJ braving the winter weather

Shaggy Longhorns on Kings Highway

Lois has hot coffee brewing in the lobby and is ready to welcome you.  Once I leave for the day, I’m sure she’ll appreciate the company.  We have a snow rate starting at $74.99 and that includes our continental breakfast in the morning.  Kohl’s is in the plaza next door if you need emergency work clothes tomorrow.  To make your reservations give Lois a call at 732.671.3400.  We are pet friendly so bring your four-legged friends with you if you need to. (So long as they aren’t as big and hairy as these fellas)

Middletown-Red Bank Winter Storm Warning

Radar Map of the Snow Strom expected to hit the Middletown area  2.10.10

Here It Comes!

Get ready for round two! The Comfort Inn Middletown-Red Bank is ready and here for you throughout our second winter storm in five days. If you lose power or simply just don’t want to face the commute through the mess, our doors are open and we are waiting to welcome you.  The hotel advance purchase special of $74.99 will be opened up as a snow rate for anyone that would like to take advantage our winter weather special.  If you like to plan, simply call us at 732.671.3400 and mention the special as you reserve your room.   If you change your mind at the last-minute, just come on over and walk on in we’ll be glad to have you and offer the same rate. Don’t forget the Outback Steakhouse is located right next door, so you won’t go hungry.  We do have Pet Friendly Rooms available so bring your furry friends with you.  If the power does go out, we will have power.  The hotel has a back up generator that takes all of 8 seconds to respond.

Visit our website to see all the features the Middletown Comfort Inn has to offer.  We’ll be tweeting updates about the storm and hopefully including some pictures too!  To follow us on Twitter click here or search for us, we are @cimiddletwnnj.  We look forward to welcoming you.

Comfort Inn Middletown, NJ – The INN-Side Story

a middletown nj hotel from 1962 until 2005howard johnson middletown before changing brand flags to become   the comfort inn

The Comfort Inn Middletown has a storied past to become the hotel it is today. I will be doing a weekly feature on the blog called “The Inn-Side Story” complete with pictures and stories from the families that have owned the business since it’s inception and the employees that have kept it running.  If you have pictures, stories or memories that you would like included as part of the Comfort Inn Middletown history, please email me.We’d love to hear from you and to share your thoughts.

A Jersey Shore Hotel located in Middletown, NJ

I’m going to start from the beginning and attempt (at least to start) to keep the posts chronological.  We have several employees that have worked for the Comfort Inn Middletown and/or the Howard Johnson Middletown for more than 15 years. These folks are a wealth of stories on the insanity, hilarity, odd, wacky, zany, straight up crazy, fun, warm, welcoming things that happen in a typical hotel staffers day.  I will post their stories and their pictures so you can get to know us as we tell you our story.

Please feel free as always to leave us your comments, I’d love to hear from you.  Follow us on Twitter by Clicking Here.

Official Monmouth County Travel Guide Released

Great News for All of You Traveling to the Jersey Shore for

Summer  Fun!

Discover the Jersey Shore

2010 Visit MonmouthTravel Guide

The Official 2010 Visit Monmouth County Travel Guide has been released to the general public today at 3:30pm. We got a sneak preview at the Monmouth County Tourism meeting  last Thursday morning.

Spark Market Solutions designed the guide this year and we’re all very excited about it.   There are listings of Monmouth County Attractions, Beaches and even an Events Calendar. The 2010 Visit Monmouth travel guide is now available online in an interactive, flipbook format. You may also request copies by calling (800) 523-2587, or send an e-mail to Jeanne De Young, or at the department at 1 East Main Street (Hall of Records Annex), Freehold.  You can also click  on the photo to the right.

We look forward to welcoming you the Jersey Shore for the Summer of 2010 and having you as our guest at the Comfort Inn Middletown.  There is always something going on.  You won’t have to look too hard to find something to do or see.  To make your New Jersey Shore Comfort Inn Middletown reservations now click here.

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Pet Friendly Middletown, NJ Hotel

The Comfort Inn Middletown is Not Only People Friendly – We’re Pet Friendly Too!!

Take Me With You!

Are you planning your trip and the pets don’t know they have to stay home? Save all the money you would spend on pet sitters, dog walkers or kennels and bring your pet with you.  The Middletown Comfort Inn is pet friendly and welcomes their four-legged guests as eagerly as we welcome our human ones.

Our dynamic Guest Service Manager, Tracy Wolf has written our pet policy:

Dear Furry Friend:

Welcome to the Middletown Comfort Inn!  We are so glad you decided to spend some time with us. Anyone as well-behaved as you deserves the best!  We just have some simple ground rules for you to obey.

õ    For your convenience, the area located by door D is a great place to take your human for a walk. We also have provided a trash receptacle so the area can be kept neat and clean.  I’m sure you’ll make some new friends while you are there.

õ    Be sure to tell your human not to leave you unattended in the room.  We know how lonely it gets and how scary it is to be in an unfamiliar place with unfamiliar noises.  Your only reaction is to whine, cry or bark and this upsets our other guests. We want to be pet friendly to all of our guests.  Charges may be applied to your humans account if we have to refund the money to other guest(s).

õ    Please do not chew on anything in the room other than your treats and toys.  You could get a tummy ache and your human would not be happy if they had to pay for damages.

õ    Unfortunately the “Top Dogs” that run the hotel won’t allow you to  be in our lobby, swimming pool area or breakfast area, (unless you’re one of those special working dogs). However, if your human brings you a treat from the breakfast room,  we promise not to tell. 🙂

õ    Remind your human that you are getting the BEST pet friendly deal in town at only $25.00 per night with a maximum charge of $100.00 per stay

Our friends at the ASPCA have put together a comprehensive set of Pet Travel Safety Tips Click here for Car Travel and here for Air Travel.

We're off to the Middletown Comfort Inn!!

While we’re busy barking about our hotel, we also want to remind you to get your tickets now for Sunday, February 28, 2010 when beloved canine rehabilitation specialist and best-selling author Cesar Millan will be at the Count Basie Theatre.  The show starts at 3:00pm and only humans will be admitted.

The Comfort Inn Middletown wishes you a happy and safe new year.  Bring your 4 legged friend to our pet friendly hotel and we just may feature you on our blog.  We look forward to welcoming you in 2010 and beyond.