The Best Hotels to Book Near Storybook Land, New Jersey

Stay at the historic Jonathan Pitney House, conveniently located near the weird and wonderful world of Storybook Land
Stay at the historic Jonathan Pitney House, conveniently located near the weird and wonderful world of Storybook Land | Courtesy of Jonathan Pitney House / Expedia
Gabi Ancarola

Themed after storybook characters, Storybook Land is a family amusement park in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, on US Route 322 – with nearby hotels now bookable on Culture Trip.

This original entertainment park of Storybook Land features attractions such as the Ferris Wheel and the Happy Dragon. The area – known as the ‘Land of Make Believe’ – includes popular rides such as a junior-sized roller coaster and a Tilt-A-Whirl. The park is a beloved destination for schools and families with children – especially during the magical holiday season because of its very own Santa Claus house.

1. Holiday Inn Express and Suites Absecon-Atlantic City

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Holiday Inn Express and Suites is located just outside Atlantic City where guests can enjoy New Jersey’s famous beaches and casinos. The hotel is close to Steel Pier and Gardner’s Basin, as well as an easy drive from Renault Winery, the Noyes Museum of Art and of course, Storybook Land. The hotel is in a central location and yet ideal to relax in a glass-enclosed atrium-style heated indoor pool or to unwind in the modern fitness center. Rooms feature triple-sheeted beds with four pillows – as well as a comfy workstation with ergonomic seating, mini-refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker.

2. The Inn at Sugar Hill


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Depicted as an authentic waterfront country lodge, the historic Inn at Sugar Hill features six comfortable rooms with private baths and premium amenities such as fireplaces and air-conditioning. Take advantage of a pantry with complimentary snacks and beverages and also enjoy a morning Continental breakfast here. There’s a romantic veranda with river views, fireplace and board games – as well as a unique riverfront boathouse and dock with a private deck to soak in the sunset landscape. The inn is conveniently close to Storybook Land but also a stone’s throw away from premium wineries and breweries.

3. Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Atlantic City Absecon

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Fairfield Inn and Suites is conveniently close to the area’s famous beaches, casinos and boardwalk. Featuring an on-site fitness center, you can enjoy a daily rich complimentary breakfast, featuring a variety of morning favorites. An ideal venue also for business travelers, there are conference rooms and Wi-Fi throughout the hotel available. Smoke-free rooms and suites boast plush bedding and well-lit workspaces – and there is complimentary parking for paying guests.

4. Homewood Suites by Hilton Atlantic City

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​​Just off Highway 40 and less than 15 minutes from Atlantic City International Airport, the Homewood Suites by Hilton Atlantic is a pet-friendly hotel just a short ride from Atlantic City’s iconic casinos and boardwalk attractions. Begin your morning with the delicious free hot breakfast and wrap up your day at the hotel’s complimentary evening social. If you’re seeking a more intimate atmosphere, try the quieter convenience of the in-suite kitchen. Mobility and hearing-accessible rooms and studios are also available for travelers with special needs.

5. Hampton Inn Atlantic City/Absecon

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Just 15 minutes from Storybook Land is the Hampton Inn Atlantic City – the property is situated just 9mi from Atlantic City’s world-famous casinos, boardwalk and convention center, too. Choose the Hampton Inn for its complimentary hot breakfast, the fast free WiFi and the inviting heated indoor pool. The hotel also features a fitness center, a business center and meeting facilities, if you’re here on business. The smoke-free rooms and suites are comfortable and simply decorated, featuring a mini-refrigerator and a microwave oven for your convenience.

6. Jonathan Pitney House


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This historic property dates back to 1799 – and was beautifully restored in 2005. Jonathan Pitney House is only a short distance from Jersey Shore, where you can choose among an amazing range of day trips and fun activities. Located just minutes from Atlantic City’s fast-moving pace, beaches and boardwalks, this is a great place to stay if you’re wanting to discover Storybook Land. In the area, it’s also possible to visit the Historic Renault Winery, the Forsythe Wildlife Preserve, or unwind in one of the numerous golf courses. If you’re staying in one of the comfy rooms and suites, you’ll love the hotel’s trademark breakfast served in the elegant eighteenth-century dining room even more.

7. Colonial Inn

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There’s nothing like the spectacular premises of the Colonial Inn for a relaxing retreat – and some fun only 20 minutes from Atlantic City and less than an hour away from Ocean City. The Colonial Inn Bed and Breakfast is situated in the heart of the Historic Town of Smithville, a picturesque destination in itself with its unique shops, eateries, paddle boats and endless free weekend events. Here, you’ll love to get lost in the cobblestone walkways and bridges to discover a village where time seems to never go by. Pick among the elegant and romantic rooms and suites in the Main House, the rooms in the Country Inn Barn, or the historic and original village rooms for a real throwback.

8. Marriott's Fairway Villas


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The Marriott’s Fairway Villas is a vacation resort in Galloway, ideal for travelers exploring different New Jersey attractions, such as Atlantic City, Storybook Land and the several nearby quaint settlements that dot the New Jersey shore. This family-friendly hotel features ample vacation villas with fully equipped kitchens, washer/dryers and other modern features. As an ideal getaway for families, groups of friends and couples, the resort boasts modern gym facilities, both an indoor pool and an outdoor pool and seasonal dining.

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