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The Dormer House

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Reviewed 16 July 2013

We have stayed at the Dormer House for many years. This year the place is really showing it's age. The room is nice, afternoon tea and snacks good. Breakfast is below average. It just is not special for us any moreWe are going to look for a new B&B next year.

1Thank Peanut04
bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our B&B. I am so sorry you felt that way. We are always trying to improve in any way possible and we look to these reviews for help. We pass these along to our staff and use them to better ourselves for the future. So sorry we didn't live up to your...

Berlin, Maryland
Reviewed 12 July 2013

I have stayed here before. I knew what to expect in advance. Nothing fancy, hence the lower price. But this return trip... Well, the place is going down hill.. Upon entering the lobby we were greeted by old rotten roses on the coffee table that had been dead at least a week and were sitting in stagnant water.. We were...

4Thank Krista V
Glassboro, New Jersey
Reviewed 11 June 2013

What a quaint bed and breakfast in the heart of historic Cape May; the staff were extremely nice and attentive, we definitely would stay here again just wish that the house was more secure and someone was responsible for locking up at end of night.

Thank Debbie B
mohrsville, pa.
Reviewed 17 May 2013

Our Experience At The Dormer House Was Excellent. Our Room Was Clean And Beautiful Furnishing were Excellent And More Than Enough. Our Hostess, Nichole Really Made Our Stay Enjoyable. Good Job Nichole!!!!!!!!! We Definetley Plan To Come Again. We Are Really Close To The Shore, Only a Few Blocks Away. Thanks Again For An Enjoyable Vacation. God Bless.

Thank nancy r
Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 May 2013

My husband and I spend out 10th wedding Anniversary at The Dormer House. What a lovely place! The food was great (our Buttermilk Pancakes were fluffy and delicious), the room was beautiful (we were in The Dormer Suite) and the staff was friendly and attentive..We will DEFINETELY be back to The Dormer House!

Thank CapemayCapemay
Reviewed 30 April 2013

We had a nice stay there for two nights. They are located in a great location within walking distance to many restaurants. Some things were closed as we were a month early for opening Memorial Day. Inn keepers are very amiable and will answer any of your questions. They serve a big breakfast between 7:30-8:30 every morning. They have parking...

Thank dreamwork
Bel Air, Maryland
Reviewed 28 April 2013

We had a lovely and relaxing stay at the Dormer House. The house is in a convenient location to the beach and downtown. The front porch and the sunny, cozy sun room are perfect for breakfast and afternoon tea. The breakfasts are delicious and the afternoon tea and sweets are fantastic! We stayed in The Lillian Hastings room which is...

Thank claire1819
Macungie, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 April 2013

We had a relaxing and enjoyable weekend at the Dormer House. Our breakfast was delicious as well as our afternoon tea. We stayed in the Dormer Suite on the third floor which was nice and bright. The B&B could use some fresh paint and sprucing up, but it was clean and comfortable. It is in a convenient location close to...

Thank Linda I
Reviewed 21 April 2013

I always wanted to go to Cape May and stay in a B&B. Our stay at The Dormer House in the John Jacoby Suite was interesting to say the least. We arrived a few minutes before the check in time. We rang the bell that was provided for service four times and no one came out to help us. While...

Thank Danielle K
Reviewed 9 April 2013

This one of our favorite B & B's. Lucille & Dennis are the perfect hosts. They are very knowledgeable about the area and can offer suggestions of where to go, where to eat, and what to see. It is a very relaxing atmosphere, and the breakfasts are delicious. It is also conveniently located to everything - downtown, the beaches, etc.......

Thank Rowz1

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Dormer House

Address: 800 Columbia Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-2310
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
The Dormer House Hotel Cape May
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“All rooms pictures and details are online”
Lingo114, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“first floor room, with windows looking on to the outside porch. Shady.”
727lindaw, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Dormer suite was a LUXURY: spacious, hidden from traffic areas on the third floor of the house (very quite), and tons of windows!”
torin465, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Check out their website for a detailed list and location of each room to choose which is best for you.”
shawnc866, 20 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Our favorite is the Smith Cottage-also the priciest. We have stayed in 2 other delightful suites also.”
S9199ACrichardg, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
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