COVID-19 Information

This information was last updated on August 2, 2020.


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 joined with New York and Connecticut in jointly issuing a travel advisory for anyone returning from travel to states that have a significant degree of community-wide spread of COVID-19. The travel advisory is effective at 12:01 am on Thursday, June 25, 2020. There are now 36 states on the travel advisory list as of July 28, 2020. The following states meet the criteria for required quarantine:

Alabama (added 6/24/20)
Alaska (added 7/21/20)
Arkansas (added 6/24/20)
Arizona (added 6/24/20)
California (added 6/30/20)
Delaware (re-added 7/21/20)
District of Columbia (added 7/28/20)
Florida (added 6/24/20)
Georgia (added 6/30/20)
Iowa (added 6/30/20)
Idaho (added 6/30/20)
Illinois (added 7/28/20)
Indiana (added 7/21/20)
Kansas (added 7/7/20)
Kentucky (added 7/28/20)
Louisiana (added 6/30/20)
Maryland (added 7/21/20)
Minnesota (re-added 7/28/20)
Mississippi (added 6/30/20)
Missouri (added 7/21/20)
Montana (added 7/21/20)
Nebraska (added 7/21/20)
Nevada (added 6/30/20)
New Mexico (added 7/14/20)
North Carolina (added 6/24/20)
North Dakota (added 7/21/20)
Ohio (added 7/14/20)
Oklahoma (added 7/7/20)
Puerto Rico (added 7/28/20)
South Carolina (added 6/24/20)
Tennessee (added 6/30/20)
Texas (added 6/24/20)
Utah (added 6/24/20)
Virginia (added 7/21/20)
Washington (added 7/21/20)
Wisconsin (added 7/14/20)

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

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.