Cedars & Beeches

247 Cedar Avenue, Long Branch, New Jersey 07740
Innkeeper(s): Esther Cohen
  • Introduction

    Cedars and Beeches Bed & Breakfast - Long Beach, New JerseyCedars and Beeches is a beautifully appointed 14 room bed and breakfast country inn first built at the turn of the 19th century in Long Branch New Jersey.

    Each room features private bath, hair dryer, amenities, color cable television, telephone, am/fm clock radio, complimentary wi-fi, and all the amenities of a modern hotel room.

    The Inn is 55 miles from New York City, approximately 45 miles from Newark Airport and 75 miles from Philadelphia.

    This Victorian mansion is the first bed & breakfast in Long Branch. The West End section, historic due to the many United States Presidents, industrial magnates and scions of society that owned summer residences here, offers visitors a unique location, four blocks to Ocean Avenue and Long Branch beaches, three blocks to Monmouth University and a few short blocks to Monmouth Medical Center and about a mile to Pier Village and 3 blocks to West End Village.

    Cedars and Beeches Bed & Breakfast Staircase

    Today still, Long Branch offers its summer visitors a series of expansive beaches, nearby tennis and golf facilities, and Monmouth Raceway Park.

    Now a year round community, Long Branch and the surrounding area offer a variety of dining establishments, entertainment and shopping facilities as well as museums and playhouses. Typical of its time period, this three story Victorian mansion features a wrap-around porch, grand staircase, and Tiffany stained glass windows.

    Many of the rooms feature windowed alcoves, 12-foot ceilings and hardwood floors. Each room features many amenities including cable television, central heat and air conditioning, ceiling fan, hair dryer, AM/FM clock radio and telephone with voice mail. Larger rooms also feature flat screen televisions, robes, irons and ironing boards.

    Cedars and Beeches Bed & Breakfast Bedroom

    The Inn offers guests delightful and bountiful breakfasts during the week, on-site parking, and wrap-around porch.

    On weekends and holidays, our specialty breakfast enjoys its own special reputation. Accommodations for guests who observe Kashrut laws are available.

    In addition to its many amenities for the leisure traveler, the Inn also offers many facilities for the business traveler including private telephones in each room, and access to facsimile, copiers and computers.

    Corporate retreats or small business meetings, small weddings and reunions may also be held at the Inn.

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Esther Cohen for sharing her secrets with BBOnline.com!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Location, location, location and then maybe price. Long Branch is a year round city. During the summer season Long Branch has its attractions, with 5.5 miles of beach. During the year there are concerts, theatre, activities at Monmouth University, and finally the life events that happen in a city of 40000, such as weddings, bar mitzvahs etc.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    We are the only inn within a 10 mile radius near Monmouth University, Monmouth Raceway, and beaches. We are also the first and largest inn encountered when travelling from NYC. The gardens are magnificent as is the central staircase and the wraparound porch.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    Probably the beach.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    Beautifully decorated and immaculately clean.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    The amount of cultural activities in the area.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    There are 5 live theatres, movie theatres, concerts, lots of great restaurants. Shopping, beaches, wildlife areas and wineries.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    The beach.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Nicholas or 2nd floor.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?


    How many rooms does your inn have?


    Do you accept pets?

    No, due to department of health regulations. There are boarding kennels.

  • Intimate Weddings

    Cedars and Beeches Bed & Breakfast Wedding

    Small intimate weddings are our specialty. Receptions during the summer up to 50 people; during the winter 35 people. A union witnessed only by your families and closest friends. Cedars & Beeches has 14 accommodations and can easily house up to 35 people. Self catering, the inn has the capability of serving breakfast, lunch or dinner or even hors d'ouevres - perfect for your rehearsal dinner as well as the celebration meal.

    With everyone dear to you there to share your special weekend, your wedding will be remembered by all. Our gift to you- fill the inn and either choose our suite on a complimentary basis for the 2 of you each night the inn is full or share and give each member of the party a 10% discount on their room each night the inn is full.

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  • Kid Friendly

    Cedars & Beeches has a crib, a pack & play and 2 roll-a-way beds.

  • Corporate Services

    Consider Cedars and Beaeches for your next business retreat, conference, or business travel.

    Corporate or travel services include

    • 14 rooms and suites
    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Luncheons
    • Coffee breaks
    • Dinners
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi
    • Telephone
    • Voicemail

    Corporate accounts also enjoy set year round rates, amenity storage, corporate billing etc.

    For more details, please view the Cedars and Beeches Corporate Services brochure.

  • How to Find Us

    The Inn is 55 miles from New York City, approximately 45 miles from Newark Airport and 75 miles from Philadelphia.

    Long Branch is also accessible by bus from New York's Port Authority Bus Terminal and by Train from Penn Station in both Newark and New York.

    Exit 105 of the Garden State Parkway

    1. Stay straight on Route 36 East past Monmouth Mall and Consumers Mall to Route 71 South
    2. At third traffic light (McDonalds on left)
    3. bear left unto Cedar Avenue
    4. Continue on Cedar Avenue past Monmouth University
    5. As you pass Woodgate Avenue, look left, the inn is on your left

    From the Northeast (New York City)

    New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 11 to Garden State Parkway. Follow directions above.

    From the West

    Route 287 to Garden State Parkway. Follow directions above.

    From the South

    N.J. Turnpike North to exit 7a. Route 195 East to Garden State Parkway. Follow directions above.