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The Virginia Hotel

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New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Virginia Hotel for one night during the week between Christmas and New Years. We had a double room (see pictures) which was very comfortable and clean. The room had a flat screen TV, a mini bar and nuts/pretzel snacks for a cost. The decor is beachy and refined. The bathroom was updated and well equipped. Our...

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JordanRowan, General Manager at The Virginia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pina71, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us. I'm so glad to see that the accommodations and service were well-received and you enjoyed your holiday stay with us. I was especially happy to note that you liked the decor--we recently made some upgrades in the guest rooms, including new wallpaper just this...

Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never having been to Cape May, this random selection proved to be the absolutely best choice we could have made. Christmas decorations set the tone and warmly greet you as you enter. The room was very well maintained, with charming decor and colors, and bed and linens were crisp and extremely comfortable. Great staff and breakfast too! Location provided easy...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I finally made the trip down to Cape May without the kiddies (we live in Philadelphia and we're just now going to Cape May for the first time, can you believe it ?) and our reception can't be described as more than 'lukewarm'. Maybe not the best time of year to visit, but our trip was off...

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JordanRowan, General Manager at The Virginia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jill J, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. First and foremost, please accept my apologies for the service you received when booking your reservation. Our mission is to provide welcoming, friendly service, both on property as well as during the booking process--I'm very sorry to hear that was not your experience. We also...

York Haven, PA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We rented the Gray Cottage for the second year. The location is wonderful. We have valet park our car at check-in and we walk everywhere. There's plenty of restaurants right around you and the shopping mall is a block away. The cottage has 2 very nice sized bedrooms and the living room and kitchen area is very spacious. From the...

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PA
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

From the beautiful Christmas Trees and holiday decor, to the amazing sing-a-longs that Paul plays on the piano at the bar, we felt like we stepped into a "Dickens" Christmas card! The Virginia Hotel is the place to find Christmas Spirit! Everyone in the bar sings fun and heartwarming Christmas Carols! The Virginia Hotel has an old gorgeous Victorian porch...

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JordanRowan, General Manager at The Virginia Hotel, responded to this review

Snookypa, Thank you so much for coming to the Virginia to celebrate the holidays with us! We definitely like to get into the holiday spirit this time of year -- you never know when the entire bar may erupt into an impromptu "12 Days of Christmas"! I'm so glad to hear that you felt the Christmas spirit and joined us...

Toms River, New Jersey
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We stay at the hotel or the cottages every year- lovely, homey look and feel- Close to everything you could ask for in Cape May. Service is friendly and attentive. The common areas offer a fireplace, verandas, a bar and fine restaurant. Love that it is a supporter of the arts at the New Jersey shore.

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JordanRowan, General Manager at The Virginia Hotel, responded to this review

Hi dhtennisgirl, Thank you so much for the kind words! I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and continue to come back to us year after year. We are so lucky that Cape May has such a vibrant arts scene and are happy to support it through programs like our Dinner & Show partnership with Cape May Stage and...

Sicklerville, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I made reservations at the Virginia hotel. We stayed in the Red Cottage on the top floor . This was for our 24th anniversary. We have never stayed in a bed-and-breakfast before this place was amazing, quaint and the view was breathtaking. It was well worth walking up all the stairs. Everything was perfect. We also ordered the continental breakfast...

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JordanRowan, General Manager at The Virginia Hotel, responded to this review

Lucette, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide your feedback. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay and our accommodations at the Red Cottage! I was especially pleased to see that you enjoyed our complimentary continental breakfast delivered to the room, and will be sure to highlight your kind review to our continental servers. Thank you for...

Reviewed 25 November 2016

The Virginia Hotel is a 2 star hotel disguised as a 3 star (maybe 4). The staff was rarely helpful, the front desk was vacant half the time I needed assistance,etc. Sort of overpriced for the "viriginia experience" pfff. An overall unsatisfactory vibe was picked up and probably won't be returning. Staff needs to become less jaded and arrogant if...

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JordanRowan, General Manager at The Virginia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear KB609, Please accept my apologies for your poor experience. We always endeavor to be helpful and accessible for our guests, anticipate their needs, and take whatever steps we can to provide not just an enjoyable experience but a memorable one. Clearly we missed the mark during your stay, and for that I am truly sorry. Should you feel inclined,...

Reviewed 19 November 2016

We stayed at the Pink Cottage and the room was clean and comfortable, but definitely not the one shown in the picture at the time of booking! It was much smaller than expected and located on the third floor. The queen sized bed seemed smaller than normal. Linens were immaculate and bathroom was very clean and spacious. Valet parking was...

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Canterbury, Connecticut
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel is an old Victorian building one block from the beach. We stayed on the third floor but beware there is no elevator & lots of steep stairs. Our room was spotless, large & quiet. The bed was very comfortable & having breakfast delivered to our room was truly a delight. The hotel restaurant serves the most wonderful burgers...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Virginia offers 24 intimate rooms in an impeccably restored 1879 landmark building and is the foremost luxury hotel in Cape May, NJ. Nestled on Jackson Street in the heart of the famed historic district of Cape May New Jersey, the Virginia Hotel offers its guests a flawless integration of service and style, with a timeless glamor. The hotel does not accept children. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Virginia Hotel

Address: 25 Jackson St, Cape May, NJ 08204
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Price Range: ₹ 2,662 - ₹ 33,313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Virginia Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Virginia Hotel Cape May
Virginia Cape May
The Virginia Cape May
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Cape May
#8 Romantic Hotel in Cape May
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May
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“I have only had dinner and drinks here so don't miss the piano bar!”
 of 5 bubbles snookypa, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Based on other reviews, I would suggest staying in the main hotel building.”
 of 5 bubbles Chilibeans70, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Perhaps the second floor is better?”
 of 5 bubbles Letsgo49, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Corner room 301 is big and nice”
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“There is no elevator so if stairs are an issue ask for a first floor room.”
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