Questions and Answers
The Vision of Mary's Place by the Sea is a world where every woman with cancer has a PLACE to feel whole.
who can come to Mary's Place by the Sea?
GUEST RESERVATION GUIDELINES - EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 2020
- Mary's Place by the Sea welcomes WOMEN diagnosed with any type of cancer, who are in active treatment or up to two year post-treatment.
- Mary's Place by the Sea welcomes WOMEN diagnosed with any type of cancer, who choose not to be treated, up to two years post-diagnosis.
- Guests who are currently scheduled and need to cancel due to a medical conflict may reschedule a visit, even is they are no longer within the guidelines.
- Guests of Mary's Place may reserve an OVERNIGHT stay ONE time per year, provided they remain within the guidelines, i.e. in active treatment, up to one year post-treatment, or two years post-diagnosis if not seeking treatment. Due to COVID, we are not accepting OVERNIGHT reservations at this time.
How long can I stay at Mary’s Place by the Sea?
Guests at Mary’s Place by the Sea are welcome to stay for a day of services or for up to two nights. Breakfast and lunch are provided. There are many local restaurants from which to choose for dinner on your own.
Am I permitted to bring a companion or pet?
Single bedroom accommodations permit one person per room. Therefore, we cannot accommodate companions. Due to the health sensitivities of our guests, pets are not allowed.
What does it cost to stay at Mary’s Place by the Sea?
All accommodations and services are free of charge. If you are inclined, our service practitioners accept tips. Donations to Mary’s Place by the Sea are welcome.
Is transportation provided or parking available?
Transportation is not provided, however, we are easily accessible by bus (Academy Bus Lines) and train (NJ Transit to Bradley Beach or Asbury Park). There are taxis available at each train station. There is on-street parking. During the summer months, parking is a challenge since Ocean Grove is a beach community. If possible, we recommend being dropped off during the summer season.
What should I bring with me for my stay at Mary's Place by the Sea?
Slippers and robe, toiletries, medications (as prescribed by your health care physician; we are not a medical facility and not responsible for dispensing medication). Please refrain from bringing perfume or alcoholic beverages.
ARE BEACH BADGES AVAILABLE DURING MY STAY?
We are able to provide beach badges to our guests on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays during the summer months.