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The Southern Mansion

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#17 of 37 Hotels in Cape May
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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here Friday to Sunday one weekend in April. We often stay in Cape May at another B&B, but were given this gift card as a special gift. The mansion is gorgeous, and the 2nd floor room in the main house was so pretty and comfortable. Breakfast was excellent. If you stay there, I have three...

2Thank nancjack
Hanover, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 April 2016

The room that we stayed in was very nice. I thought it may have been a little over priced, as it was way off season, and I think we were the only ones staying there. No gym needed as we walked up and down three flights of stairs. LOL. Food was OK, but not any different than a regular hotel....

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Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

We had room 3 with a king size bed. Most b&bs do not.The room was huge and accommodations nice. Interesting painting on the wall!!! The grounds and porch are lovely as was the interior. I would suggest that they replace the oddly incongruent leopard carpet, but minor detail. Ken was on staff when we checked in and was wonderfully informative....

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Woodbridge, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Very nice experience at the Southern Mansion! The staff was very nice and they went out of their way to make our stay a special one! The rooms were spotless, the breakfast was awesome,,and the Xmas decorations on every floor were beautiful . My wife and I hope to come back soon to this wonderful bed & breakfast jewel of...

Thank TB1232015
Brick, New Jersey
Reviewed 24 December 2015

I'm not a B&B kind of guy, I booked this place to celebrate my girlfriend's birthday to please her, and it did. This place is in a class by itself. There isn't another B&B in Cape May with the spacious garden or parking nor the majestic appearance of the house itself sitting on a corner lot within walking distance of...

1Thank ramblinbill
Marlton, New Jersey
Reviewed 23 December 2015

My wife and spent two nights here in November 2015. Beautiful old building, lovely grounds. There was a wedding one of the days, and the wedding guests were not overly intrusive to the regular guests. The complimentary breakfast was nice; big spread of pastries and fruit, plus your choice off of a limited hot breakfast list. Food was good. We...

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Mercersburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 19 December 2015

We stayed here two nights during the Christmas season. The mansion is beautiful in and of itself but extra beautiful with holiday decorations. The living room is so spacious with high ceilings, two fireplaces, and lovely furnishings - plus a huge Christmas tree. Our room was just perfect with antique furnishings. Breakfasts were phenomenal with delicious breads, fruits, etc. and...

Thank Jennifer O
Abington, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 December 2015

My husband gave this to me as an anniversary gift in conjunction with the December Christmas House tour. The decorations in this hotel were just gorgeous, as were the furnishings. Our room was very spacious and clean. This is a B & B, so breakfast was included. The breakfast consisted of a large table laden with fresh fruits, yogurts, pastries,...

1Thank Terri C
Wood Ridge, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The Southern Mansion is an excellent Bed and Breakfast. The stay for 2 nights in the middle of the week with the spouse in this mansion which two blocks to the shopping area and 4 blocks to the ocean. Decorated for Christmas very impressive and cozy. Full breakfast was excellent. The wife was very happy. A happy wife makes a...

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Gorgeous Italianate VictorianMansion superb staff and unbelievable breakfasts which other upscale historic bed and breakfasts can only aspire to. This imposing beautiful Mansion with the widow's walk way up high serves as a reminder what majestic palaces some of the wealthy built not too far from the ocean at the very height of the civil war nonetheless... 1863. one must...

1Thank Lorenzo K

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • 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: ₹ 17,429 - ₹ 23,596 (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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“Third floor rooms might be bigger.”
 of 5 bubbles jeremy455, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We were in room 3 in the main house.”
 of 5 bubbles EileenKaz, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They are all great rooms, just choose what you can afford and sleeping needs.”
 of 5 bubbles larryd675, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“15 ( private entrance to room / another entrance leads to main lobby area”
 of 5 bubbles TB1232015, 1 Jan 2016 | Read review
“see the website. we stayed in the red room and couldn't be happier”
 of 5 bubbles ramblinbill, 24 Dec 2015 | Read review
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