Essex & Sussex, Spring Lake

700 Ocean Ave, Spring Lake

The Essex and Sussex was built in 1914 and was a world-class hotel catering to the rich and famous at the turn of the century. After the sale of the hotel in the eighties, the property was re-developed and sold as luxury, year-round condominium units in 2003 and is currently a luxury oceanfront residence for active adults 55 years and older.

The Essex & Sussex features 165 uniquely styled condominium residences, many offering breezy outdoor decks with expansive ocean views. Information about purchase or rental of studio and one-bedroom units may be obtained from local realtors. Units are equipped with kitchenettes which include a bar refrigerator, bar sink and microwave. Housekeeping is available upon request.


The E&S is well known for its world class hospitality services that include 24-hour Concierge Service, Valet Parking, direct beach access, complimentary chairs and umbrellas and weekend beach staff. The E&S also offers fine dining, in an elegantly appointed Dining Room and adjacent Lounge, a Bistro, Library, Media Room, Card Room, Billiards Room, Activities Room, Internet Lounge, Fitness Center, Beauty Salon, Multipurpose Rooms and Terrace Level seating areas with fireplaces. The HOA fees include all utilities, internet and basic cable.

Fine Dining

The Essex and Sussex Dining Room offers exceptional dining experiences in an atmosphere of turn of the century elegance. Dining service includes daily breakfast, lunch and dinner, room service and the option to host intimate gatherings in a Private Dining Room.