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The Southern Mansion

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Famous as an incredible wedding venue and just steps to the best beaches, shops and restaurants in South Jersey. Originally built in 1863, and completely restored to its original beauty the Southern Mansion is set on one-and-a-half acres of award-winning gardens in Cape May’s historic district. The Southern Mansion is the largest and most opulent Cape May bed and breakfast, featuring the largest rooms and suites the area has to offer.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
Historic Hotel
84Room tips
Traveller rating
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Popular mentions
Cape May New Jersey is chock full of wonderful Victorian homes, some from the Civil War era, as is the Southern Mansion. Each of the rooms are unique, the interior will wisk you back in time and if you're very quiet, you may even experience of of the several reported friendly
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I went to the Southern Mansion for New Year's weekend. The facilities are beautifully decorated and brought you back in time with the furniture. We stayed in a suite (11), which was very nice. FURNITURE: The furniture is antique, but needs to have padding added to the
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The Southern Mansion was perfect!! We so enjoyed our stay there! Our room was beautiful, the bed so comfy and the breakfast was outstanding! Our host and server at breakfast, Shade, was just wonderful! It was a very special weekend and I highly recommend this Victorian bed and
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"Let's go to Cape May for my birthday." "OK. Where do you want to stay, Congress Hall?" "Eh, I don't know. It's the week before Labor Day and they have a three night minimum. And I feel like there are so many little kids running around there and their parents are generally
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Wonderful experience Staff very helpful and rooms very clean. Was amazed at the amount of antique furnishings and the history of the house itself. Could not believe the condition it was from the photo albums before it was refurbished.
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The King Deluxe Room at The Southern Mansion
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Room 7 is a large room king size bed with private bathroom located on the third floor main Inn
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Greetings! Yes there are private tables for breakfast and it is generally served from 8am -10am.
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I'm sorry I don't know. I don't recall seeing any animal friends there 🐶
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"Highest floor (3rd) has great views and is quiet."
"There is no elevator, but there are rooms available on the ground floor to accommodate those who can't navigate the stairs easily."
"Deluxe King is roomy and comfortable"
"Probably all rooms are good."
"Book directly from hotel, they will match or beat internet advertised prices from the search services."
US$ 169 - US$ 368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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