The Best Atlantic City Hotels
Top picks by category --- price range, amenities, and location
Atlantic City is a popular travel destination with a variety of things to including casino gambling, entertainment and shows, a boardwalk, and excellent restaurants.
The top hotels and lodging choices in Atlantic City fall into a categories to accommodate travelers with a variety of needs including costs and amenities. There are hotels for the high rollers, the budget conscious, and for others just looking to be close to AC
The Best Casino Hotel
Borgata Hotel Casino Spa
This is an Atlantic City destination hotel. It is one of the most expensive and elegant hotels in Atlantic City. This 43 story hotel will complete a $50 million face lift in 2012 to maintain it's position as the the most beautiful, upscale hotel in AC
It features 2,002 guest rooms and suites, 135,000 square feet of gaming, 145 gaming tables, 3,650 slot machines, 11 destination restaurants, 11 retail boutiques, a 50,000 square foot spa, 70,000 square feet of event space, and parking for 7,100 cars.
At the Borgata you can choose among six styles, from classic rooms, featuring marbled baths and a shower for two, to studio suites, complete with 42" plasma screens, to piatto suites, which include a separate wet bar and entertainment center. Borgata rooms are reminiscent of finely appointed guest quarters in the home of a close friend.
Even for non-gamblers, there is enough to do here for everyone. it is a great place for a night or two.
The Best Luxury Atlantic City Hotel
The Water Club
This 43 story, luxury boutique hotel caters to the pampered vacationers where casino gambling is not the primary reason they come to Atlantic city. It attracts a younger, hipper, and richer crowd who enjoys fine dining, top-name entertainment in a luxurious resort environment.
With direct access to and from The Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, The Water Club features 800 guest rooms and suites; a two-story spa on the 32nd floor, 18,000 square feet of meeting and event space; three Residences; five heated pools (indoor and outdoor), six retail shops including La Perla, Hugo Boss, Just Cavali, and Hearts on Fire.
The Best Overall Value
This is an upscale experience that is value priced. If you are looking for a weekend with friends in Atlantic City and want to be in the center of the action, consider the Chelsea.
This new 20 story boutique hotel has many upscale amenities such as fireplace lounges, chic bars, poolside cabanas, and two exceptional restaurants, the Chelsea Prime one of the best restaurants in AC, and Teplitsky's.
Many other amenities include: a saltwater spa, a state-of-the-art fitness center, bedecked pool, and direct beach access with hotel provided services such as luxurious towels, lounge chairs, umbrellas, and food and beverage service for guests of the Chelsea.
Tropicana Casino and Resort
The Tropicana Casino & Resort recently completed a $100 million renovation & expansion. Over 1,600 luxury rooms/suites, including a 600-room tower. On the Boardwalk. Atlantic City's largest showroom, live entertainment, indoor/ outdoor pools, health club, tennis courts & award-winning dining. Every type of cuisine from casual to gourmet. 90,000 sq-ft casino voted #1 in slots 3 yrs in a row. The widest variety of Vegas-style games, & featuring the Trop Poker Club - a full-service, state-of-the-art simulcast facility
The Tropicana also recreates a bit of Old Havana with 21 world-class restaurants, non-stop entertainment, a dazzling array of over 30 shops and south Jersey's only IMAX Theatre. You'll find all of this and more at The Quarter. The Quarter features three floors of shopping, dining, theater and spa services in a state-of-the-art complex
The Best Economy Hotel on the Boardwalk
Days Inn Ocean Front
Looking for a reasonably priced hotel on the boardwalk without all the amenities and glitz?
Located next to the Tropicana and just a few blocks from Boardwalk Hall. Country Kitchen serves breakfast, lunch & dinner (limited room service available). Free parking, outdoor seasonal pool & ocean view rooms. 2 Sunbursts rating. 105 rooms 5 floors.
They have some of the best views of the Atlantic City Boardwalk and the Atlantic Ocean.
The Best Low Budget Economy Hotels
Best Western Plus AC West
A top choice for the budget minded.
Located five miles from the Atlantic City Convention Center, they offer over 400 feet of living space with all the extras that make a difference while traveling.
Guest accommodations include a full kitchen, high-speed Internet, cable TV with HBO, two-line phones and an in-room safe. For added comfort and convenience, the hotel offers an indoor pool with sauna and fitness room.
On a tight budget and are looking for a clean, safe economy hotel in the Atlantic City area and are willing to travel to get it?
Try the Ramada on beautiful Lakes Bay overlooking Atlantic City skyline, 1.5 mi to beach, boardwalk & casinos - 3 Mi to convention center, rooms W/bay view, casino shuttle, Gold Key, AAA 2-Diamond rating. 141 rooms 7 floors.
Quality Inn Flamingo
Located a block from the Boardwalk and close to Quarter at Tropicana, Chelsea Harbor, and Boardwalk Hall. Also nearby is the Dante Hall Theater of the Arts.
The motel features a fitness facility. Other amenities include a bar/lounge and a 24-hour front desk.
Nearby Atlantic City lodging
Prefer a quieter, more relaxing, and less expensive alternative to the huge, glitzy hotels in AC, these nearby towns offer some good bargains.
La Sammana, Brigantine
Located in the nearby town just north of AC by a 7 minute drive over the bridge, or take the resort's shuttle to AC. The 62 room hotel is 2 blocks from the beach and offers large rooms, free parking, a fitness center and an outdoor pool.
Carisbrooke Inn, Ventnor city
Located in the nearby town just south of AC, and 300 ft from the beach and boardwalk, they offer 16 suites with a choice of inn or cottage
Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club, Galloway
The ideal resort for those who enjoy elegance, golf with 36-holes on two, world-renowned golf courses, a spa, and the nearby Atlantic City casinos, restaurants, and boardwalk amenities. The Resort is minutes from the Jersey shore and boardwalk and Atlantic City, NJ.
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