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The Southern Mansion

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Brookeville, Maryland
Reviewed 24 May 2013

The Southern Mansion is billed as the largest and most elaborate mansion in Cape May, which is probably true - just not THE best. Our 2 days there were pleasant but hardly worth $360 a night (king premier room), in my estimation. (Rates in May were $240-$395.) The room (#6) was large and well appointed in general; lighting for reading...

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southernmansion, Manager at The Southern Mansion, responded to this review

First of all, thank you so much for staying with us! We are so sorry you were not fully delighted with your stay. We work really hard to make our place gorgeous, and out guest very happy. Customer service is our utmost focus. We are truly saddened, and only want to improve in any way to make you satisfied. Unfortunately,...

Pennsauken, New Jersey
Reviewed 13 May 2013

We've stayed at the Southern Mansion Twice before and we were very happy with it. That's whiy we came back to celebrate our 30th Anniversary and Mother's day. We stayed Mother's Day weekend and paid a premium to do so. We got to our room and there was only one robe. Two of us were staying. I asked for another...

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southernmansion, Manager at The Southern Mansion, responded to this review

Dear Mary, we are so sorry you were disappointed with your stay. We are really saddened and wish to make you happy. We have tried contacting you by phone, and email, and you have not answered us. It's really too bad because we were in the process of completely upgrading all the linens in the entire Mansion to brand new,...

Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 29 April 2013

My fiance took me here for a surprise, romantic birthday weekend. It was perfect, beautiful inside & out, very, loved the eccentric decor inside. We had never been to Cape May before and found the hotels location very convenient to the shops & restaurants, all walk-able. The beach was walkable too, but it would be a bit far if it...

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Monkton, MD
Reviewed 23 April 2013

I've been going to Cape May for the last decade. I've stayed in numerous B&Bs around the shore (including my favorite spot, which is irrelevant here) - but I was really excited to try the famous Southern Mansion. Although I'm a very picky traveler and enjoy luxury inns and boutiques, I know when to temper my expectations and review accordingly....

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southernmansion, Manager at The Southern Mansion, responded to this review

All the staff at the Southern Mansion is extremely proud of our extreme cleanliness, attention to detail, and focus on customer service. If you had even a percentage of such an unpleasant stay they you claimed, had you come to us with your concerns, we would have immediately gone out of our way to satisfy you in anyway possible. Our...

North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Reviewed 11 April 2013

Been to the Southern Mansion a couple times, & wonderful each time. They have afternoon tea for everyone staying there, & such a great breakfast. Rooms are Victorian & spacious! Stood in a couple different rooms, all very different, but all so nice! It's great to go when the weather is nice, so you could walk around to all the...

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Severn, Maryland
Reviewed 4 April 2013

This was our first visit to Cape May and choosing The Southern Mansion for accommodations was a perfect way to experience this charming Victorian town. We booked Room 24 - a large king room on the second floor - be aware you can only access this room by going outdoors and using spiral staircases (no problem for us, but may...

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Brick, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 April 2013

Everyone that works at the South Mansion is GREAT, they Treat you like Family..go visit them and you will be back again & again!! It is close to everything and the property and grounds are beautiful. If you need recommendations or anything at all the staff is happy to help you.. Breakfast was wonderful in the sun room. We loved...

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Sicklerville, New Jersey
Reviewed 27 December 2012

We chose the Southern Mansion in Cape May for our wedding venue. This is an absolutely gorgeous B&B in historical Cape May NJ. The rooms are simply beautiful, each one decorated in period Victorian motif. We can't say enough about our experience at the mansion. The staff is excellent. Our wedding guests were amazed!

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Diamond Point, New York
Reviewed 22 December 2012

Beautiful old mansion with very spacious rooms. Very good breakfast and a very accommodating staff. Location was very good and within biking distance of shopping, beaches and tourist sites. It is not within easy walking distance of the beach which could be an issue if you went in the summer but as we were there in the fall that was...

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southernmansion, Manager at The Southern Mansion, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us! We try to make the rooms big beautiful jewel boxes, each one different, so you can enjoy their beauty, and uniqueness in total comfort! The most important event to us, is that you have a wonderful, and memorable stay. We truly want to make you happy, and we look forward to having...

Cape May, N.J.
Reviewed 7 December 2012

We decided to take a mini, mid week, winter get away and booked into the Southern Mansion, a bed and breakfast in Cape May, which is a Historical Landmark, filled with Victorian Era structures. The property is breathtaking, an no expense was spared in renovation and restoration of this magnificent piece of history. Our accommodations were like none other, being...

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southernmansion, Manager at The Southern Mansion, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed the special luxurious, warm, and comfortable ambiance the Southern Mansion offers at the holiday. Sitting and relaxing in front of the fireplaces is such a wonderful relaxing experience. Thank you for staying with us, and we look forward to having you as our guests again!

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about The Southern Mansion

Address: 720 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2331
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Price Range: ₹ 13,927 - ₹ 24,226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Southern Mansion 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Cape May
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#11 Family Hotel in Cape May
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“Rooms 11 and 12 have loft bedrooms with low ceilings.”
  • steps leading to bed room
app1nag, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Third floor rooms might be bigger.”
jeremy455, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We were in room 3 in the main house.”
EileenKaz, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They are all great rooms, just choose what you can afford and sleeping needs.”
larryd675, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“15 ( private entrance to room / another entrance leads to main lobby area”
TB1232015, 1 Jan 2016 | Read review
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