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The Dormer House

800 Columbia Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204
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Ranked #32 of 49 Cape May B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
swhit618 Baltimore, Maryland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The service is great and the price is very reasonable for the season and location. The breakfasts were yummy and I treasured my time on the front porch in a rocking chair. The location is just a short walk from the beach and from shopping areas. It is obvious that much time and thought was spent in decorating the home.... More

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Cheltenham, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This roomy and friendly inn provides an excellent room, Victorian ambiance, first rate service and full breakfasts at a very reasonable price (for Cape May). The house is a gracious old family home. It has some of the imperfections one expects in an old home. The stairs creak, doors are sometimes uneven, variable plumbing fixtures work. However, it also has... More

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Secaucus, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I came down on June 2nd to the 4th for vacation with family. It was a wonderful experience. Everyone there was friendly and nice. The rooms were beautiful, comfortable, & clean. Food was very good as it was all home made. This was my very first time in Cape May and will probably go again.

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Pompton Plains, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our first time in Cape May...we stayed in the Shannon room in the Dormer House B & B. The room was clean, very nice, as adverised had ac, wi-fi. Charming and quaint. Staff was courteous, friendly and helpful, Food was delicious. Great location, few blocks from beach and shops/eateries.

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Belleville, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have stayed at the Dormer House many times. This past weekend, we celebrated our 16th anniversary by staying in the Comm. John Jacoby suite. As always, we had an excellent time. The staff is friendly and accommodating. The rooms are comfortable and clean in this beautiful home. Love to sit and relax on the large front... More

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bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for making us a part of your 16th anniversary celebration! It means so much to us that you have stayed with us throughout the years. Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to post a review. We can't wait to see you again and enjoy the rest of your summer! Diana More

Bayonne, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is excellent, about 4 blocks from the beach and easy walk to major shopping areas. The staff was very nice and attentive. Food was excellent, and eating our meals on the front porch was the cherry on top of the cake. However, the room we stayed in could use a little updating and cleaning. The windows were dirty... More

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bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to send us your review! We appreciate all your kind words as well as anything we need to look into. My dad is always looking for things to work on or fix so thanks for letting me know! LOL :) Hope to see you again, Diana More

Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 4 days at the Dormer House last week and were more than pleasantly surprised. Our room, The Dormer Suite, was extremely large with a huge bathroom that featured a jacuzzi. The decorations were beautiful as was the entire house. The owners and their daughter were extremely friendly and offered many fine suggestions for places to see as well... More

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bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

I am so happy you enjoyed your recent stay! The Dormer Suite is definitely one of my favorite rooms. :) Glad you enjoyed Mike's breakfast and lounging on our front porch. We hope to see you again sometime in the near future! Diana More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

A wonderful B & B close to the beach and the downtown mall. I highly recommend this wonderful slice of heaven. Don't bring beach towels, hair dryer or water. This B & B has them waiting for you. Plenty of party on site as well.

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bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

What a wonderful comment, thank you so much! It is always a pleasure to hear such kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your recent stay and hope to see you again in the future! Diana The Dormer House More

2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This place is beyond incredible. Wonderful, warm, courteous staff. I felt like I was staying with a close family friend. Great food: my dietary restrictions were accommodated no problem. Some highlights were the warm, fluffy, and flakey, home made biscuits, scones (I don't even like scones), and other Italian pastries that are better than some of the best bakeries where... More

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Belleville, NJ
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56 reviews 56 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

After a long miserable winter and way too many late nights at the office, a long weekend at The Dormer House was exactly what the doctor ordered. It's a charming beautiful old Victorian furnished comfortably and appropriately. The location cannot be beat! It's a 3 block walk from the ocean and a 3 block walk to the shops/restaurants on Washington... More

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bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

Oh my goodness, thank you so much! It means so much to us that you had a memorable time here at our B&B. It was definitely a long winter so it is nice to have the season going again with the warm weather! Thank you again for your feedback and looking forward to seeing you again. Diana More

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Address: 800 Columbia Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May
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