Top 5: Our Picks for Best Atlantic City Boardwalk Hotels



Where to Stay in Atlantic City


Although Atlantic City may be best known as the place to head when you’re feeling lucky, there is so much more than casinos to this New Jersey oceanfront locale!

Whether you want to relax in luxurious spa accommodations, check out some top notch shopping spots, or take a stroll down the world famous boardwalk, there is plenty for everyone to enjoy.

Keep reading for my favorite spots to stay in Atlantic City!




Best Hotels in Atlantic City

Here’s a quick summary of our recommended Atlantic City hotels. All include free wifi and are known for comfort, good location and great customer service.


Best Atlantic City Hotels – Summary Comparison Chart

Name Location Best For Price
Atlantic Palace Suites Boardwalk Families Check rates:
Harrah’s Resort It’s own resort All Check rates:,
Tropicana Resort & Casino Boardwalk All Check rates:,
Caesar’s Atlantic City Boardwalk All Check rates:,
Marriott Fairway Villas Just outside AC Budget Check rates: 

Below is more information about each hotel and why we recommend it!



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1. Caesar’s Hotel & Casino

As you might expect, it would be pretty difficult to review hotels in a casino city without mentioning Caesar’s, one of the premier resorts anytime there’s a blackjack table nearby!

Known for having one of the cleanest casinos and best selections for dining and nightlife options, Caesar’s should be at top of every list for getting the quintessential Atlantic City experience.


Why stay at this AC hotel?

Though the nightlife experience is unrivaled, Caesar’s is just as fantastic a place to stay for the great experiences it offers throughout the entire day. As one of the closest casinos to Atlantic City’s amazing outlets, Caesar’s is in the perfect location for shopaholics like me!

For a more romantic or family-oriented option, check out the Boardwalk carriage rides offered by Caesar’s to see Atlantic City’s beauty from a unique perspective!

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2. Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City

Standing 45 floors above the Atlantic City marina, Harrah’s Resort offers some of the most stunning waterfront views anywhere in the mid-Atlantic. Find yourself in one of the suites with a Jacuzzi bathroom, and you will swear you’re in heaven.

Outside the rooms, a full-service casino, theater shows, and 13 (!) dining options – including an award-winning waterfront buffet – are sure to leave you wondering why you’d ever want to leave!


What makes Harrah's one of the best hotels on the strip?

Without a doubt, the pool at Harrah’s Atlantic City is one of the most stunningly beautiful I have ever seen. Enclosed with a bamboo-framed dome and adorned with palm trees and other flora, you could make a sound case that it’s more gorgeous greenhouse than resort pool.

Find an ice cold daiquiri, slink into one of the plush bungalows, and be totally at peace!

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3. Tropicana Resort & Casino

Named in honor of the most famous Old Havana casino, Tropicana Resort & Casino Atlantic City does a fantastic job of bringing some tropical charm and ambience up north.

With amenities such as one of the largest Atlantic City casinos, an IMAX theatre, and an address directly the famous boardwalk, the Trop (as it’s known to locals) is definitely one of the best all-around Atlantic City options. They offer gigantic, newly renovated Atlantic City Suites that work well for bachelor/bachelorette parties, families or group getaways.


What's the most unique thing about the Tropicana?

Whether you’re staying at Tropicana or not, check out The Quarter for one of the most unforgettable experiences you could have on your stay. Modeled after the original Tropicana’s location in Old Havana,

The Quarter recreates that old Cuban feel through its piazza of shops, restaurants, and nightlife options. Extra incentive to visit The Quarter for foodies like me? Iron Chef Jose Garces just opened his latest venture, Olan Restaurante, in the Quarter to rave reviews!

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4. Atlantic Palace Suites

As the name suggests, the Atlantic Palace Suites exclusively offers suite accommodations complete with multiple rooms, kitchenettes (which are perfect for grilling out or saving on an extended stay!), and balconies that face the Atlantic City boardwalk.

The Suites also offers direct beach access, which is perfect for a quick dip (or to cool down if you get on a heater at the casinos down the road!)


What makes this one of the best hotels in Atlantic City?

Atlantic Palace Suites is known for some stunning real estate properties, and to honor a famous industry slogan, it’s all about location, location, location!

The Palace Suites are perfectly located as direct beach access is paired with being just steps away from the AC Boardwalk. All the major casinos are just a few minutes away by car, which is great because they are easily accessible yet not too imposing when trying to relax!

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Best Atlantic City Hotels Marriott Fairway Villas


5. Marriott’s Fairway Villas

Marriott’s Fairway Villas are a perfect place to take an off-the-beaten-path trip to Atlantic City. Located about 20 miles north of the boardwalk, the Fairway Villas offer gorgeous, colonial-style villas in the heart of New Jersey’s Abescon Highlands region.


Why families will love it: 

The Fairway Villas are the perfect getaway spot for families or groups who want to pair accessibility to the buzz of Atlantic City with a more traditional resort vacation. Each suite offers two bedrooms, multiple flat-screen TVs, and even fireplaces set within gorgeous picket-fence white villas.

Throw in an Elizabeth Arden spa and organized group trips to the Atlantic City boardwalk, and you’ll realize way Marriott’s Fairway Villas are one of the most popular Atlantic City vacation destinations.

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And that’s it! Our guide to Atlantic City’s best hotels to make the most of your stay.

Whether you’re looking for ultra-luxurious comfort, the best location in town, or no-frills budget cheap hotels, these top hotels in AC are sure to please.


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1 Comment

  1. Jonathan Stokes
    July 27, 2022 / 7:57 am

    Excellent reading! Atlantic City is a popular tourist destination with many hotels to accommodate visitors all year. The Boardwalk area is, in my opinion, the most fantastic place to stay in Atlantic City. The location is the main draw, where you can take a four-mile stroll along the shoreline and enjoy the diverse eating experience.

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