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J.D. Thompson Inn

Tuckerton, NJ





PLEASE DO NOT MAKE AN ONLINE RESERVATION IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR SELF-QUARANTINE. It is not possible to quarantine on our premises. Please call us for any questions.


If you are traveling from a Travel Advisory State you must call us to discuss your situation before making a reservation. We are a small Inn and it is not possible to quarantine on our premises.

In response to increased rates of COVID-19 transmission in certain states within the United States, and to protect New Jersey's successful containment of COVID-19, the State of New Jersey has issued a travel advisory. Individuals traveling to or returning to New Jersey from states with increasing rates of COVID-19 are advised to self-quarantine for 14 days. This includes travel by train, bus, car, plane and any other method of transportation. The travel advisory is effective at 12:01 am on Thursday, June 25, 2020.

As of Tuesday, September 22, there are currently 35 states and U.S. jurisdictions that meet the criteria.

Alabama (added 6/24/20)
Alaska (re-added 9/1/20)
Arizona (re-added 9/22/20)
Arkansas (added 6/24/20)
Delaware (re-added 9/8/20)
Florida (added 6/24/20)
Georgia (added 6/30/20)
Guam (added 8/25/20)
Idaho (added 6/30/20)
Illinois (added 7/28/20)
Indiana (added 7/21/20)
Iowa (added 6/30/20)
Kansas (added 7/7/20)
Kentucky (added 7/28/20)
Louisiana (added 6/30/20)
Minnesota (re-added 9/22/20)
Mississippi (added 6/30/20)
Missouri (added 7/21/20)
Montana (re-added 9/1/20)
Nebraska (added 7/21/20)
Nevada (re-added 9/22/20)
North Carolina (added 6/24/20)
North Dakota (added 7/21/20)
Oklahoma (added 7/7/20)
Puerto Rico (re-added 9/15/20)
Rhode Island (re-added 9/22/20)
South Carolina (added 6/24/20)
South Dakota (added 8/11/20)
Tennessee (added 6/30/20)
Texas (added 6/24/20)
Utah (added 6/24/20)
Virginia (added 7/21/20)
West Virginia (added 9/8/20)
Wisconsin (added 7/14/20)
Wyoming (added 9/22/20)

If you have traveled from within one of the designated states with significant community spread, you must self quarantine for 14 days when you enter New Jersey.

COVID 19 - J. D. Thompson Inn Policies - Please be assured that your safety is our priority.

-All guests are required to wear a face mask in common areas of the Inn.
-Please follow social distancing guidelines during your stay .
-The Inn and guest rooms are thoroughly cleaned and sanitized, which has always been our policy. We have added the use of additional products and UV light to our cleaning procedures.
-Laundry is done in-house using laundry sanitizing products.
-Sanitizing products are available in common areas for guest use. Please do not remove these products from the Inn.
-The Inn has spacious downstairs common areas and a large outdoor deck, Gazebo and front porch. We can accommodate a maximum of 14 guests.
-Guests may use our dining area, outdoor deck and Gazebo if they would like to order in lunch or dinner.
-Due to Covid 19 restrictions we have made some changes to breakfast service. We now use disposable dishes and utensils.
-Daily guest room housekeeping (2 or more night stay) will not be provided at this time. Further instructions will be provided on check-in. If you have a special request please speak to the Innkeepers.


Advance reservations are required and may be made ONLINE from our website or call us at 609-294-1331, 10:00am to 7:00pm EST daily, for advance phone reservations. To check same day availability and make a last minute reservation please call us by 4:00pm at 609-294-1331. We do not accept late-night after 4:00pm same-day reservation requests.

Minimum age requirement Age 25. All rooms, except Room 6 Suite are maximum double occupancy. Room 6 accommodates a maximum of 4 people (2 adults and 2 children age 5 to 17 or 4 adults). There is no extra charge for children age 5 to 17. Additional charges of $30 per person per night applies for third and fourth adult. Children age 5 to 17 can be accommodated in Room 6 ONLY accompanied by adults. Please note that we will not be able to accommodate you if you arrive with more people then you made your reservation for and you will be charged for your full reservation.

Check-in time is between 3:00pm and 7:00pm. We ask that you let us know an approximate arrival time. Late check-ins must be prearranged. Please let us know in advance if you expect to arrive later than 7:00pm, so that we can arrange to accommodate your request.

Check-out time is 11:00am. We cannot accommodate late check-outs in season, on weekends, and holidays. Off-season (November 1 to March 31) late check-outs up to 1:00pm are subject to availability and date restrictions may apply. Check-out anytime after 1:00pm will result in a full day's charge. Failure to checkout of your room at the required time without notifying the Innkeepers will result in additional charges.

DEPOSIT/CANCELLATION - Individual Room Reservations
To guarantee your reservation, full payment is required for all one-night stays and a 50% deposit is required for two nights or more. The balance is due upon arrival. Because of the limited availability of rooms, last-minute changes affect us significantly. In the event that you must cancel your reservation, your deposit will be refunded if you notify us at least 14 days in advance. If a cancellation is made less than 14 days prior to arrival, your deposit will not be refunded and charges for your full reservation will apply. Full charges will apply to all two or more night minimum stays, no shows and early departures.

Date restrictions and minimum stay requirements apply to group reservations and full house rentals Please call to check on terms and availability. To guarantee your reservation, full payment is required at the time of reservation for group one-night stays and a 50% deposit is required for two nights or more. The balance is due 30 days prior to arrival. In the event that you must cancel your reservation in part or in full, your applicable deposit will be refunded, less a $25.00 cancellation fee per room, if you notify us at least 30 days in advance of a room cancellation. If a cancellation is made less than 30 days prior to arrival, your deposit will not be refunded and charges for your full reservation will apply. Full charges will apply to all no shows and early departures.

Full payment may be required on select SPECIAL OFFERS and THIRD PARTY OFFERS. Please read the offer terms carefully as the offer may be non-refundable.

Rates are per room, maximum double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Rates are subject to New Jersey Sales and Occupancy Tax. A minimum stay of two or more nights may apply depending on the season or holiday. In-season rates are effective for all holiday periods. Rates vary depending on the time of year and your room selection. Check online availability or call us for rate information.

Children age 5 to 17 are welcome in ROOM #6 SUITE ONLY. No extra charge for children 17 and under. (See Additional Charges below). Maximum occupancy for Room #6 is 4 people. All other guest rooms have a maximum occupancy of 2 adults. Minimum age requirement age 25. Only registered guests are allowed in guest rooms.

Adults 18 and older - $30 per person per night plus tax.

Select Special Offers are available when booking through our website.

Returning Customer, Corporate, group, and active military discounts are available. These discounts apply to regular rates and do not apply to already discounted package rates. Please call for information and restrictions.

Full breakfast included in your room rate except for weekdays from October 13 to March 31, Monday to Friday, when continental breakfast is offered. Due to Covid 19 restrictions we have made some changes to breakfast service. We now use disposable dishes and utensils.

SMOKING (includes vaping, candles or open flames) IS ABSOLUTELY NOT PERMITTED INSIDE THE INN OR ON THE FIRE STAIRS. Smoking is only permitted outside on the downstairs front porch and on the back deck and gazebo. Ash trays must be used. Do not throw cigarettes on the ground. Failure to comply will result in a $500 charge plus charges for all damages incurred. Guests who fail to comply may be asked to leave and no refunds will be issued.

We do not have accommodations for PETS or Emotional Support animals. We also do not allow pets to be kept in your parked vehicle during your stay. If you do so you will be asked to leave and full charges will apply with no refund. Pet kennel facilities are available in nearby Manahawkin at Luckys Bed and Biscuit (609) 597-9009 Please contact them directly in advance to make arrangements.

If you have a certified service dog and need accommodations, please call us.

We accept VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover Card
All deposits must be made by credit or debit card. Balance on check-in may be paid by credit or debit card or cash. We do not accept checks.

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
If arriving outside of check-in times, please call to make arrangements.

A deposit for the first night's stay is collected at the time of purchase. Payment for retail items and gift certificates is collected at the time of purchase.

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