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2.5 out of 5
202 Ocean Street, Cape May, NJ
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4.1/5Very Good! (90 reviews)

"Our experience was terrific. It was reasonably priced for Cape May, included easy parking beside the house and one block to the beach or Washington. The negative reviews I see appears to be due to lack of research before booking. First, if you want a private, attached bathroom, do NOT book The Queen ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2019

Captain Mey's Inn
Image for Grand Hotel of Cape May
2.5 out of 5
1045 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
per night
Oct 14 - Oct 15
3.9/5Good! (774 reviews)

"No room service for food was a little disappointing but overall very nice place."…"

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

Grand Hotel of Cape May
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2 out of 5
605 Madison Avenue, Cape May, NJ
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4.2/5Very Good! (520 reviews)

"Very well kept property. Rooms were comfy and had a lot of space. The pool was clean and there was a nice area outside to grill and eat at shaded tables. All in all a great experience."…"

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2019

Madison Avenue Beach Club Motel
Image for Beauclaires Bed & Breakfast Inn
3.5 out of 5
23 Ocean Street, Cape May, NJ
per night
Oct 1 - Oct 2
4.2/5Excellent! (91 reviews)
Great location!!

"Very welcoming and friendly service! Great location, beautiful room, will definitely be back!!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2019

Beauclaires Bed & Breakfast Inn
Image for The Southern Mansion
4 out of 5
720 Washington Street, Cape May, NJ
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4.6/5Wonderful! (25 reviews)
Perfect spot for a Cape May getaway

"This is our second stay at this exceptional bed and breakfast. The perfect spot for a visit to Cape May, gorgeous, large rooms, excellent breakfast choices, short walk to the downtown district or the beach."…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2015

The Southern Mansion
Image for Periwinkle Inn - Cape May, NJ
2.5 out of 5
1039 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ
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4.3/5Excellent! (41 reviews)
Cape May Trip

"The Periwinkle Inn is located right across the street from the beach and promenade in the central part of Cape May, NJ. The room was clean and well appointed with a mini fridge, microwave and coffee pot and a newly renovated bathroom. The Inn has two nicely sized swimming pools which we didn't want ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2014

Periwinkle Inn - Cape May, NJ
Image for 1.5 blk Beach/mall, Parking, Beach Badges, A/c, Wifi!
5/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)
Wonderful beach house close to everything with plenty of room for two families.

"Wonderful beach house close to everything with plenty of room for two families."…"

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2018

1.5 blk Beach/mall, Parking, Beach Badges, A/c, Wifi!
Image for Perfect Retreat Between Ocean And Bay
5/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Beautiful house! Quiet Neighborhood! Convenient Location!

"Great house to stay in with our family of 5. Beautiful, clean, and conveniently located. Centrally located to go all points Cape May, up to Wildwood, or over to the ferry for a day in Delaware. I loved staying here and hope to have the opportunity in the future to stay here again!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2018

Perfect Retreat Between Ocean And Bay
Image for Victorian Beach House on Jackson Street. Only 300ft To The Beach! Sleeps 26
4.9/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)
Perfect for our family reunion weekend

"The house is large and has a good mix of small rooms and larger rooms for family meals, intimate conversation, doing jigsaw puzzles, and playing board games. There were 24 of us there, a few who stayed the whole time and others who came and went as their schedules allowed. We had a great time. I ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2018

Victorian Beach House on Jackson Street. Only 300ft To The Beach! Sleeps 26
Image for Congress Hall
4 out of 5
200 Congress Place, Cape May, NJ
per night
Oct 21 - Oct 22
4.5/5Wonderful! (661 reviews)

"Fantastic place for a getaway weekend... wonderful hotel, great access to the beach and good food"…"

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2019

Congress Hall
Image for Wilbraham Mansion
4 out of 5
133 Myrtle Avenue, Cape May, NJ
per night
Sep 23 - Sep 24
4.6/5Wonderful! (164 reviews)

"The location is great. Close to the beach and Washington mall. The breakfast can be improved to have more variety and healthier choices. We stayed on the second floor of the suite building, we can hear people walking on the third floor loud and clear."…"

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2019

Wilbraham Mansion
Image for La Mer Beachfront Resort
3.5 out of 5
1317 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
per night
Oct 22 - Oct 23
4.4/5Wonderful! (790 reviews)

"I liked the location and quietness of evenings and the relaxed feel"…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

La Mer Beachfront Resort
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3 out of 5
205 W Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ
per night
Oct 6 - Oct 7
4.3/5Excellent! (324 reviews)

"This is a great place for a couples weekend or a young family getaway. Live music, great food, great bar, great beach access."…"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

The Beach Shack
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4 out of 5
613 Columbia Avenue, Cape May, NJ
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4.9/5Exceptional! (50 reviews)

"Beautiful Victorian property well maintained. 2 blocks from the beach. They provided bicycles and a beach bag. Clean. Breakfast was well done. Overall a great stay."…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019

The Harrison
Image for Virginia Hotel
4 out of 5
25 Jackson Street, Cape May, NJ
per night
Sep 30 - Oct 1
4.6/5Exceptional! (230 reviews)
Solo Solace

"A great place to stay if travelling solo. The staff is warm and friendly. The front porch is a great place for breakfast, cocktails and meeting people. The beach and local shops are just one block away."…"

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2019

Virginia Hotel
Image for The Star Inn
3.5 out of 5
29 Perry St, Cape May, NJ
per night
Oct 14 - Oct 15
4.3/5Excellent! (255 reviews)

"They put us on the third floor which was bad for my 82 year old mom who has bad arthritis in her knees. The very kind girl at the front desk make other accommodations for us to get a better room for my mom. She was wonderful, caring and very nice."…"

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

The Star Inn
Image for Peter Shields Inn & Restaurant
3.5 out of 5
1301 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
per night
Sep 25 - Sep 26
4.8/5Exceptional! (151 reviews)

"Great location, quiet area, close to the beach. Staff was helpful and friendly. Hospitality room on third floor was convenient. Afternoon wine reception was nice. Breakfast was simple and filling with several options."…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2019

Peter Shields Inn & Restaurant
Image for Boarding House Cape May
2.5 out of 5
810 Lafayette Street, Cape May, NJ
per night
Oct 6 - Oct 7
3.9/5Good! (107 reviews)

"Good location close to everything. Stylish hotel. Amazing customer service. Very clean room. I would get better pillows though. Too soft. No head support."…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2019

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Guide to Cape May Historic Hotels

When you go on a Cape May getaway, it is easy to decide on a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You may be used to your hotel having all the familiar amenities. However, staying in an in a more distinctive location can enhance your getaway. Staying in a Cape May historic hotel still gives you a fully-furnished room and one with lots of character. Furthermore, it offers you the chance to surround yourself in Cape May's history.

Old-World Charm, New World Amenities

As soon as you walk through your Cape May hotel's reception, you'll be whisked to a previous era. With their unique architectures and areas steeped in the past, you'll love the look and feel of these truly unique accommodations. Although these accommodations may be vintage, they have many of the up-to-date conveniences that allow you to take it easy on your trip. You'll discover your room furnished with a comfy bed, and about anything you may want for a marvelous getaway.

Once you've explored the hotel's grounds, you can check out the well-known landmarks and art museums to appreciate more of the area's culture. While you are sightseeing, be sure to make a stop at Cape May Historic District, which is a famous Cape May historical landmark. Of course, all this exploring can stimulate your appetite. Ask your hotels' front desk staff to suggest where some of the best places to grab a pint or brunch in Cape May are. You can also check through the comments and review the places other travelers to Cape May thought were merit going to.

Book Your Cape May Historic Hotel!

If you desire to get the most from your Cape May visit, a stay in a vintage hotel will elevate your experience in this historic city. With Expedia having 175 of these one-of-a-kind hotels to pick from. Rates on these Cape May historic hotels range from $99 to $214. You're sure to discover one that you'll love. But, like the historical locations you're exploring, these rates won't last indefinitely. Reserve soon to get your room in one of these historic properties.

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