Showboat Hotel

801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, United States
+1 609 487 4600

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rate per night

7.1

Good
based on 2,568 reviews
Showboat Hotel - Atlantic City, NJ, United States
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Provider Nightly total
HotelTonight C$ 81
Expedia C$ 88
TripAdvisor C$ 90
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Good to know

Value for money 6.6
Distance to city centre 0.4 km
Location rating 7.7
Nearest Airport Atlantic City
Distance to airport 17.2 km

Rooms

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Check-out

Double Rooms

C$ 106+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
Unknown
C$ 106 per night

King Rooms

C$ 88+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
King bed
C$ 88 per night
King bed
C$ 97 per night
King bed
C$ 102 per night
King bed
C$ 103 per night
King bed
C$ 106 per night
King bed
C$ 121 per night
King bed
C$ 142 per night

Standard Rooms

C$ 90+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
King bed
C$ 90 per night
King bed
C$ 91 per night
King bed
C$ 94 per night
King bed
C$ 94 per night
Unknown
C$ 101 per night
Unknown
C$ 103 per night
King bed
C$ 106 per night
King bed
C$ 109 per night
Unknown
C$ 127 per night
King bed
C$ 132 per night
Unknown
C$ 133 per night
King bed
C$ 141 per night
Queen bed
C$ 141 per night
Unknown
C$ 163 per night
Unknown
C$ 171 per night
King bed
C$ 187 per night
King bed
C$ 211 per night
King bed
C$ 230 per night
King bed
C$ 238 per night
Unknown
C$ 351 per night

Queen Rooms

C$ 91+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
Queen bed
C$ 91 per night
Queen bed
C$ 91 per night
Queen bed
C$ 91 per night
Queen bed
C$ 91 per night
Unknown
C$ 97 per night
Unknown
C$ 97 per night
Queen bed
C$ 105 per night
Queen bed
C$ 133 per night
Unknown
C$ 133 per night
Queen bed
C$ 171 per night
Queen bed
C$ 177 per night
Queen bed
C$ 181 per night
Unknown
C$ 183 per night
Queen bed
C$ 257 per night
Queen bed
C$ 294 per night
Queen bed
C$ 294 per night

Reviews

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318
173
71

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  • Good
    Feb. 2020
    8.0

    There was a funny smell in the lobby and the parking rate is hogh

  • Okay
    Feb. 2020
    5.4

    The valet service Sam and Jamie were amazing.

    The cleaning staff was rude. The overnight front desk lady was rude and Not accommodating at all. Very rude.

  • Mediocre
    Feb. 2020
    3.0

    Nice nice room

    Lack of sheets on the bedCigarette butts on the beer cans on balcony TV did not work in bedroomHairdryer Caught on fire no sheets pullout on the bed

  • Excellent
    Feb. 2020
    10.0

    Everything was wonderful

  • Okay
    Feb. 2020
    5.0

    The price for the room on a weekend is not bad. It’s not the most updated room but it’s clean

    1- for some reason they thought we booked the room for 1 night!! Called us didn’t leave a message when I called back about 30 minutes later they stayed there was a problem with the booking ! mind u I booked this room 2 1/2weeks before 2 - NO FREE PARKING AND THEY DONT SHARE WHERE WE CAN PARK AT FOR A REDUCED PARKING FEE 3- no dang microwave in the room!! WHY???

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About

Overview

Showboat Hotel is an iconic establishment and landmark hotel that has been on the Atlantic City Boardwalk for over 20 years. It boasts a large range of accommodations and services that make it well-suited to meet the needs of practically every traveler, tourist, and guest that comes through its doors.

The hotel is situated near many attractions in the area, is built right on the beach, and is within walking distance of the Steel Pier and the Absecon Lighthouse. This lighthouse is the tallest one in New Jersey, and was built in 1857. As such, it is a popular place to visit and offers fantastic views of the coastline. The Atlantic City Aquarium is also nearby and has plenty of sea life to enjoy as well as a touch tank and artifact exhibits. The city is home to the Lucy the Elephant statue and the OC Waterpark.

In terms of room accommodations, Showboat Hotel has many different guestrooms and suites. Rooms feature queen or king beds along with upholstered furnishings, large bathrooms, vanities, jetted whirlpool tubs, waterfall showers, flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi access, and similar amenities depending on the room type. There are also a few different options when it comes to handicap accessible rooms and baths.

In addition to entertainment options, the hotel is proud to serve a variety of classic American cuisine at the famous Surf Bar. Here, guests can enjoy plenty to eat for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. There is also the Atlantic City Eatery for those who want a quick and casual meal. Kids' menus are available at both places as well.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

7.1 Good

based on 2,568 reviews

7.3

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.5

Staff

6.6

Value for money

Check in

4:00 PM

Check out

11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Fitness centre
Free Wi-Fi
Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Disabled Access
ATM on-site
Internet
Concierge service
Gift shop
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Outdoor pool
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air-conditioned
24hr front desk
Designated smoking area
Beachfront
Terrace/Patio
Elevator
Express check out
Hairdryer
Parking (surcharge)
Storage available
Room service
Hot tub
Cable or satellite TV
Safe

FAQs when booking at Showboat Hotel

What special services does the Showboat Hotel provide for guests with pets?

As the first hotel in Atlantic City to welcome four-legged guests, the Showboat Hotel is proud to offer a range of services and amenities for pet owners. Special features include an on-site pet park and organic treats for your pup.

What is the best way to get from the airport to the Showboat Hotel?

Getting to the Showboat Hotel from Atlantic City Airport should take around 20m by rental car or taxi. Expect to pay around $30-35 for a taxi, or $10 to take a jitney (shared shuttle service). Limo services can also be pre-arranged through the airport website or hotel.

What kinds of sports and fitness facilities are on offer at the Showboat Hotel?

This hotel makes it easy for guests to keep active while on vacation, with a range of indoor and outdoor activities available. Surfing and paddleboarding are available through an external provider affiliated with the hotel – guests can either rent equipment or book lessons on an hourly or daily basis. Other water-based activities include jet skiing, kayaking, parasailing, deep-sea fishing and much more. Within the hotel itself, guests enjoy complimentary access to state-of-the-art fitness facilities, where numerous exercise classes from dance to yoga are on offer every day.

What kind of entertainment is on offer at the Showboat Hotel?

While there is plenty to see and do in Atlantic City, guests don’t even need to leave the hotel to enjoy a variety of entertainment options. The on-site Starcade is the perfect place for adults and children alike to enjoy retro gaming fun: video games, arcades and pinballs all combine to provide hours of entertainment. An escalator links the hotel to the neighboring Hard Rock Casino, or for some outdoor pool party vibes you can join DJs on Saturdays in the summer months for drinks, tunes and soaking up the sun.

What suites options are available at the Showboat Hotel?

The Showboat Hotel is proud to offer more suites than any other hotel in Atlantic City, with options available to suit all needs and budgets. The two Super Suites are perfect for families or those needing plenty of space: enjoy sweeping Atlantic Ocean views from the open-plan living area and separate bedroom, and make the most of features such as a full wet bar, dining table and entertainment center. Slightly smaller but no less impressive are the Balcony Suites, which feature full-length sliding glass doors to private balconies overlooking the boardwalk and ocean.

Is it possible to arrange late checkout at the Showboat Hotel?

Late checkout may be granted depending on availability and is subject to an additional charge of approximately $50 + tax until 1:00 pm. If you wish to keep the room beyond this time, additional day use rates may be applicable.

Is it possible to reserve a rollaway bed for my room at the Showboat Hotel?

Children aged up to 17 years may stay in their parents’ room free of charge provided no extra bedding is required. If a rollaway bed is requested, an extra charge of around $25 + tax per night will be applicable for both adults’ and children’s sizes. (Prices checked 13/05/19).

Where is Showboat Hotel located?

Showboat Hotel is located at 801 Boardwalk in Atlantic City Downtown, 0.4 km from the centre of Atlantic City. Mark G Etess Arena is the closest landmark to Showboat Hotel.

When is check-in time and check-out time at Showboat Hotel?

Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Showboat Hotel.

Does Showboat Hotel offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, Showboat Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

Does Showboat Hotel offer free parking?

No, Showboat Hotel does not offer free parking.

Does Showboat Hotel offer free airport shuttle service?

No, Showboat Hotel does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is Showboat Hotel from the airport?

Showboat Hotel is 17.2 km from Atlantic City. Showboat Hotel is 90.8 km from Philadelphia.

Can you bring pets to Showboat Hotel?

Yes, Showboat Hotel is a pet-friendly hotel.

Does Showboat Hotel have a pool?

Yes, Showboat Hotel has a pool on-site.

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Location

Most Popular Landmarks

  • Mark G Etess Arena 392 m
  • Steel Pier 0.5 km
  • Absecon Lighthouse 0.6 km
  • Central Pier Arcade 0.8 km
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not Odditorium 0.9 km
  • New Jersey Korean War Memorial 1.3 km

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Getting Around

Atlantic City 17.2 km
Philadelphia 90.8 km
Atlantic City 2 km
Absecon 9.9 km

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