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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2014

We spent two nights at this charming hotel in Cape May after stumbling across it whilst visiting the town. Staff were very welcoming and the room was just wonderful full of old charm. Swimming pool was great. Unfortunately didn't manage to eat at hotel as very busy each night. Would recommend this to anyone visiting the area rather than the...

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Ho Ho Kus, New Jersey
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Just returned from a very pleasurable 3 night stay at Congress Hall. For those not familiar with Cape May, this hotel is a fabulous dinosaur of a building that nobody in their right mind would construct today. I say this in a the most complimentary way possible, as it is unlike the sort of super slick edifices one thinks of...

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Maryland
Reviewed 21 September 2014

The last time I stayed at Congress Hall was back in 2009 (I think). This past June I returned with the same dear friend as it's one of her favorite places. We were struck by some changes. The front desk staff seemed rather snooty and I felt almost intimidated. The Blue Pig outside seating is lovely and the staff were...

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Reviewed 19 September 2014

My husband, 3 year old daughter and I stayed at Congress Hall for 3 nights in the beginning of September, and our stay was absolutely Excellent. We would recommend Congress Hall to anybody looking to vacation in Cape May. The room was spotless, spacious and so comfortable, and their entire grounds were equally well maintained and clean. Because we were...

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parsippany, nj
Reviewed 14 September 2014

We stayed at CH for 9 nights after Labor Day.My only complaint about the hotel is the lack of a coffee maker in the room. Coffee was not available in the hotel till 630 am and there is no place to walk to to buy any. The room we had was an ocean view king on the 3rd floor. Very...

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nEW jERSEY
Reviewed 11 September 2014 via mobile

Visited Congress Hall and it's in the perfect location for exploring Cape May. Plus there is on site parking and parking is a premium in Cape May. The room was spotless with crisp linens and a beautiful marble bath. My room had a great view of the ocean. The help was professional and my car was available is minutes after...

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 September 2014

This was a return visit to Congress Hall, so we wondered if it could match last year's excellence. It was indeed magical, with service far superior to most properties. The comp chaises, towels and umbrella on the beach, along with menu service, makes the vacation effortless. The pool is relaxing and with great bar service. The juice bar on the...

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Ringoes, New Jersey
Reviewed 9 September 2014

My husband and I both love the Congress Hall. We have a summer house in Cape May and frequent the Brown Room every weekend that we are down. We are big fans of Darin McDonald and have brought all of our friends there to listen to him. There is only one problem.....why is that at the end of summer you...

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new york
Reviewed 8 September 2014

We have been coming to Congress Hall for a decade. We rode out the renovation period and were overwhelmed by the improvements. We have seen the ups and downs of the hotel. It's our second home. We love it, have always loved it and will always love it !!!!! It is positioned perfectly for someone who loves the beach and...

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Vero Beach, Florida
Reviewed 8 September 2014

This is probably the best hotel in Cape May from elegance, amenities and comfort viewpoints. It is big and has a pool with food and bar service, beach amenities to include umbrella and chair set up and towels. The rooms are big and the bathrooms over sized for today's hotels. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and there is live...

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Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Blue Pig Tavern
Blue Pig Tavern
Cuisines: American, Bar
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Congress Hall in Cape May is America's First and Oldest Seaside Resort Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Congress Hall

Address: 200 Congress Place, Cape May, NJ 08204-5306
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Price Range: ₹ 8,223 - ₹ 29,215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Congress Hall 4*
Number of rooms: 106
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Congress Hall Cape May
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Cape May
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May
#11 Romantic Hotel in Cape May
#12 Family Hotel in Cape May
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“Some rooms can be a bit noisy so ask if you're a lite sleeper.”
 of 5 bubbles tandmnj, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had a king room, ocean view. In the off season, this was affordable and worth it. Loved the view of the beach and ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles My3boysbbn, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Chose a king room that overlooks the ocean.”
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  • Our view of lawn, pool and ocean beyond
 of 5 bubbles practans, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Main building rooms are nice. Liked the smaller rooms better than the suites. Cozier.”
 of 5 bubbles SeaDog39, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
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