New Jersey may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.

Find out moreOpens in new tab or window

Find Kid-Friendly Hotels & Resorts in Cape May, NJ from $85

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars, activities and vacation rentals. Sign up.

Best Cape May Family Hotels

Victorian Beach House on Jackson Street. Only 300ft To The Beach! Sleeps 26
Great for families
4.8/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, washer and dryer
Cape May

"This is a nice, clean, well-equipped house and we very much enjoyed our stay. Michael was responsive and helpful. It is a very busy, loud street but close to beach and everything else. Our only issue was with the back yard. The noise and smell from the restaurant next store and the noise from air ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

Victorian Beach House on Jackson Street. Only 300ft To The Beach! Sleeps 26
ICONA Cape May
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
1101 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
The price is $169 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31
4.7/5Exceptional! (531 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, on the beach
Travelers say...

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

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

ICONA Cape May
Congress Hall
Great for families
4 out of 5
200 Congress Place, Cape May, NJ
The price is $159 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (771 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kids club, babysitting, close to beach
Travelers say...

"Beautiful hotel. Convenient location. Great amenities."…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Congress Hall

You could be seeing lower prices

With member prices, you could save 10% or more right now on thousands of properties.
La Mer Beachfront Resort
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
1317 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
The price is $104 per night from Nov 12 to Nov 13
4.4/5Wonderful! (932 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Travelers say...

"Right on the beach and full size microwave also decent size fridge.."…"

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

La Mer Beachfront Resort
Montreal Beach Resort
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
1025 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
Get Rates
4.4/5Excellent! (403 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, laundry
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
Mt. Vernon Motel
Great for families
2 out of 5
Beach Avenue & 1st Ave, Cape May, NJ
Get Rates
4.3/5Excellent! (108 reviews)
Families like: kids pool, close to beach, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...

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

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Mt. Vernon Motel
Madison Avenue Beach Club Motel
Great for families
2 out of 5
605 Madison Avenue, Cape May, NJ
Get Rates
4.2/5Excellent! (544 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
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
The Capri in Cape May
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
Beach & Madison Avenues, Cape May, NJ
Get Rates
4.2/5Very Good! (195 reviews)
Families like: kids pool, on the beach, laundry
Travelers say...

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

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

The Capri in Cape May
Grand Hotel of Cape May
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
1045 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
The price is $137 per night from Nov 22 to Nov 23
3.9/5Very Good! (959 reviews)
Families like: kids pool, game room, babysitting, on the beach
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 families
2 out of 5
2nd & Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
The price is $85 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.8/5Good! (202 reviews)
Families like: kids pool, on the beach, laundry
Travelers say...

"I love the Jetty Motel it is classic and timeless. Location is key because the cove beach is beautiful And right there. The cove restaurant while not open when I was there is great. I had a relaxed time"…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Jetty Motel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Family Friendly Hotels with Indoor Pools

Grand Hotel of Cape May
2.5 out of 5
1045 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
The price is $137 per night from Nov 22 to Nov 23
3.9/5Very Good! (959 reviews)

"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
Wilbraham Mansion
4 out of 5
133 Myrtle Avenue, Cape May, NJ
The price is $189 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
4.5/5Wonderful! (199 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Wilbraham Mansion
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Family friendly Hotels with Connecting Rooms

Carroll Villa Hotel
3 out of 5
19 Jackson Street, Cape May, NJ
The price is $179 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
4.2/5Very Good! (103 reviews)

"Loved it was so close to the beach/water and shopping!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2020

Carroll Villa Hotel
Congress Hall
4 out of 5
200 Congress Place, Cape May, NJ
The price is $159 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (771 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel. Convenient location. Great amenities."…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Congress Hall
ICONA Cape May
3.5 out of 5
1101 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
The price is $169 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31
4.7/5Exceptional! (531 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

ICONA Cape May
La Mer Beachfront Resort
3.5 out of 5
1317 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
The price is $104 per night from Nov 12 to Nov 13
4.4/5Wonderful! (932 reviews)

"Right on the beach and full size microwave also decent size fridge.."…"

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

La Mer Beachfront Resort
Don't see what you're looking for?
We've got more Family Hotels. Find the right one for you.
View all properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Where Should We Stay in Cape May?

The destination of Cape May is a great choice if you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids. The dolphin watching, whale watching, and beaches are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family vacations. Fly into Cape May, NJ (WWD-Cape May County), which is the closest airport, or Georgetown, DE (GED-Sussex County), which is located 29.1 mi (46.9 km) from the city center. Cape May offers 26 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you'll have a variety of options when you're deciding where to stay.

Families on vacation have positive things to say about these accommodations:

Madison Avenue Beach Club Motel: Offers an outdoor pool, free parking, and laundry facilities. Guests like the central location and helpful staff at this 2-star motel.

La Mer Beachfront Inn - Features an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free parking. The overall comfort and clean rooms make this 3.5-star hotel popular with guests.

Montreal Beach Resort - Offers a restaurant, free parking, and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 3.5-star resort.

When Should We Visit Cape May?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family vacation. Use these tips to decide when to grab the kids and head to Cape May.

  • 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

What Should We See and Do in Cape May?

Cape May Stage Professional Equity Theater, Easy Lynne Theater Company, and Washington Street Mall are interesting attractions you and your family will enjoy exploring while you are staying in Cape May. Make sure you have lots of time for activities like Cape May Stage and Cape May Model Trains.

Cape May is also well-known for the:
  • Beaches
  • Wildlife
  • Tours
  • Dolphins
  • Whale watching

Frequently asked questions

What's Cape May like for family-friendly vacations?
If you’ve been thinking about a vacation with your kids, Cape May is a good choice. The dolphin watching, whale watching, and beaches are just a few things that make this an attractive vacation spot for families. Arrange a flight into Cape May, NJ (WWD-Cape May County), which is the closest airport, or Atlantic City Intl. Airport (ACY), which is located 40.4 mi (65 km) from the city center.
What's the best accommodation for families in Cape May?
Grand Hotel of Cape May is a hotel with a children’s pool and a restaurant, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other options for your kid-friendly vacation include Madison Avenue Beach Club Motel and La Mer Beachfront Resort.
How many hotels that welcome families will I find in Cape May?
Expedia has 23 hotels in Cape May that are rated for being family-friendly.
What's the seasonal weather like 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's there to see and do with your family in Cape May?
While you and your family are vacationing in Cape May, you might want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Washington Street Mall and Cape May Bird Observatory. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like Wildwood Beach, Wildwood Boardwalk, and Lewes Beach.

Travelers Loved These Family Hotels

More trip options