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Top Cape May Beach Hotels

The Harrison
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
613 Columbia Avenue, Cape May, NJ
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4.8/5Exceptional! (67 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, sun loungers, beach towels
Recent stay at the Harrison

"Overall we enjoyed our stay. The room was very nice and clean and the bathroom was recently redone. The breakfast was delicious each morning and not your typical pancakes and eggs. The location is terrific and your steps away from Washington street and a couple blocks from the ocean."…"

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

The Harrison
Peter Shields Inn & Restaurant
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
1301 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
The price is $125 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.8/5Exceptional! (163 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Travelers say...

"Warm and welcoming staff. Excellent amenities. Restaraunt is excellent."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Peter Shields Inn & Restaurant
ICONA Cape May
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
1101 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
The price is $129 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.7/5Exceptional! (539 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, sun loungers, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Great location and love cape May will definitely come back"…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

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Virginia Hotel
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
25 Jackson Street, Cape May, NJ
The price is $159 per night from Dec 22 to Dec 23
4.6/5Exceptional! (274 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, sun loungers, beach towels, outdoor pool access
Travelers say...

"The staff was very helpful and pleasant. The hotel had charm and was located right in town which was very convenient."…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

Virginia Hotel
Wilbraham Mansion
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
133 Myrtle Avenue, Cape May, NJ
The price is $189 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (207 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, sun loungers, indoor pool
Travelers say...

"Comfortable, excellent staff, 24 hour indoor pool."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Wilbraham Mansion
Congress Hall
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
200 Congress Place, Cape May, NJ
The price is $179 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
4.5/5Wonderful! (782 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, cabanas, beach yoga, massages on beach
Travelers say...

"Enjoyed stepping back in time during our stay at this historic property."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Congress Hall
Avondale by the Sea Motel
Great for beach vacations
2.5 out of 5
609 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
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4.5/5Wonderful! (208 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"Very clean and comfortable. Perfect location, great view, friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Avondale by the Sea Motel
La Mer Beachfront Resort
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
1317 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
The price is $135 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6
4.4/5Excellent! (942 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"The hotel was clean and followed social distancing rules. The room was nice. We would book here again."…"

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

La Mer Beachfront Resort
Montreal Beach Resort
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
1025 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
The price is $261 per night from Dec 31 to Jan 1
4.4/5Excellent! (407 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, cabanas, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Travelers say...

"Great place to stay. Nice view of the ocean. Clean. Harry’s Pub is right there. Walking distance to many places."…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Montreal Beach Resort
The Beach Shack
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
205 W Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ
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4.3/5Excellent! (392 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, cabanas, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Sandpiper was perfect

"I booked one hotel, received a confirmation and was charged and then the next day got a phone call that the hotel was closed and I'd been moved. But I never received an email with my new location. I had to call twice before I received an email with the new details of my reservation. Once that was ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

The Beach Shack
Beauclaires Bed & Breakfast Inn
3.5 out of 5
23 Ocean Street, Cape May, NJ
The price is $104 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.3/5Excellent! (110 reviews)

"Everything was perfect with a delicious big portion breakfast free beach 🏖 passes and bicycle very close to beach 🏝 highly recommend be back"…"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2020

Beauclaires Bed & Breakfast Inn
The Star Inn
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
29 Perry St, Cape May, NJ
The price is $129 per night from Dec 15 to Dec 16
4.3/5Excellent! (296 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Clean, central location

"First got there was given a room on the third floor of the Victorian house. Although clean it was wayyy too small for me (6’3”). Made contact with front desk switched us up much bigger room. Great service. Great overall experience"…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2020

The Star Inn
Mt. Vernon Motel
Great for beach vacations
2 out of 5
Beach Avenue & 1st Ave, Cape May, NJ
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4.2/5Excellent! (112 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"It’s always a very welcoming environment. It is a great location."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Mt. Vernon Motel
The Capri in Cape May
Great for beach vacations
2.5 out of 5
Beach & Madison Avenues, Cape May, NJ
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4.2/5Excellent! (203 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"Fantastic location, very clean, friendly accommodating staff!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

The Capri in Cape May
Captain Mey's Inn
2.5 out of 5
202 Ocean Street, Cape May, NJ
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4.2/5Excellent! (132 reviews)

"House was decorated very nicely and was charming.Was a short walk to restaurants and shopping."…"

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

Captain Mey's Inn
Madison Avenue Beach Club Motel
Great for beach vacations
2 out of 5
605 Madison Avenue, Cape May, NJ
The price is $62 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.2/5Excellent! (544 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
good value

"Hotel was about a 10 minute walk to the beach. Beds were comfortable and staff was friendly. They did not provide enough towels. Overall, it was an excellent value."…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Madison Avenue Beach Club Motel
Carroll Villa Hotel
3 out of 5
19 Jackson Street, Cape May, NJ
The price is $119 per night from Dec 24 to Dec 25
4.2/5Very Good! (104 reviews)
Historical Charm with Updated Amenities

"Historical Charm but with modern updated amenities! The room was very comfortable and quiet (we were on the third floor). You wouldn’t know there was a busy restaurant down stairs! Our check-in was great and the manager and Pam were both very friendly and helpful!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020

Carroll Villa Hotel
Boarding House Cape May
2.5 out of 5
810 Lafayette Street, Cape May, NJ
The price is $110 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4/5Very Good! (124 reviews)

"Boarding House Cape May has been absolutely amazing"…"

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Boarding House Cape May
Grand Hotel of Cape May
Great for beach vacations
2.5 out of 5
1045 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
The price is $137 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
3.9/5Very Good! (965 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"4 Stars on Location and Room but if your looking for the best this is not it . Good bang for the buck"…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2020

Grand Hotel of Cape May
Jetty Motel
Great for beach vacations
2 out of 5
2nd & Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
The price is $79 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
3.8/5Good! (205 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"The Jetty is the next to the last property on Beach Drive which dead-ends to the beach, where it curves around the property where the Jetty Motel and the Cove Restaurant are. The boardwalk and ocean are right across the street, and to your right is where a lots of people come to watch the best view ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2020

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Beach Hotels in Cape May

Known for its beaches and shopping, Cape May has a lot to offer the traveler dreaming of a beach holiday. With 44 beach hotels and other accommodation options to pick from in this seaside destination, it's a breeze to find one that meets your needs.

As you search for a place to stay by the water in Cape May, consider selecting one of these top beach hotels with high ratings from Expedia travelers.

Grand Hotel of Cape May - 2.5-star hotel on Poverty Beach. It features an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a poolside bar. Guests love the beach locale and proximity to shopping.

Capri Motor Lodge - 2.5-star motel on Poverty Beach. Our travelers recommend its pool and good location. This motel boasts an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking.

Buckingham Motel - 2.5-star motel on the beach. It offers free WiFi, free parking, and TVs. Guest reviews highlight the beach locale and breakfast.

Avondale by the Sea Motel - 2.5-star motel on the beach. It features a seasonal outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. Guests love the beach locale and clean rooms.

Wilbraham Mansion - 4-star romantic bed & breakfast near Poverty Beach. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and pool. This bed & breakfast boasts an indoor pool, free full breakfast, and free WiFi.

Planning Your Trip to Cape May

If weather is an important factor for your vacation, you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide your travel dates.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 84°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 29°F
  • Driest months: February, September, November, and January, with an average rainfall of 3.18 inches
  • Rainiest months: March, October, July, and August, with an average rainfall of 3.82 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Cape May

After arriving and settling in at your accommodation of choice, you might want to venture out and explore. If you can't wait to check out the beaches, head to Poverty Beach or Sunset Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Discover the area's sunsets and shopping, and make time for local attractions like Cape May Lighthouse and Cape May City Hall. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to Cape May Stage Professional Equity Theater or Easy Lynne Theater Company. Visitors also enjoy Cape May for its:
  • Bird watching
  • Tours
  • Restaurants

Getting Around Cape May

To get to Cape May, you can fly into Cape May, NJ (WWD-Cape May County), the closest major airport, which is located 5 mi (8.1 km) from the city center. If you'd like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.

Frequently asked questions

What is Cape May like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its beaches and sunsets, Cape May offers a lot for the traveler booking a beach vacation.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Cape May?
La Mer Beachfront Resort is a top 3.5-star beach hotel offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, located within a short 2-minute walk of Poverty Beach. Other good options for your beach trip include Grand Hotel of Cape May and The Capri in Cape May.
How many beach hotels should I expect to find in Cape May?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 38 hotels in Cape May for your beachside break.
When's the best time for a beach vacation in Cape May?
Plan your trip to the beach with a look at weather throughout the year in Cape May: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 73°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 39°F. Average annual precipitation for Cape May is 42 inches.
What is there to see and do around Cape May?
After arriving and checking into your hotel, you’ll probably want to explore your surroundings. If you can’t wait to check out the beaches, head to Poverty Beach or Cape May Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Discover the area’s sunsets, and make time for local attractions like Sunset Beach and Washington Street Mall. For more things to see and do, consider visiting Cape May Lighthouse or Cape May Bird Observatory.
What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in Cape May?
Here’s some information to help you get to and around your beach accommodation in Cape May with ease. To get to Cape May, book a flight to Atlantic City Intl. Airport (ACY), the closest major airport, which is located 40.4 mi (65 km) from the city center. If you’d like to venture out around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

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