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The Dormer House

800 Columbia Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204
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Ranked #34 of 49 Cape May B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014
Michelle L New York City, New York
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I had a wonderful stay at the Dormer House. I felt extremely comfortable and taken care of! The room was adorable, and Tea Time in the afternoon was a charming surprise. The Lillian Hastings room was perfect for my solo trip. I can't wait to go back!

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

Thank you Michelle for this wonderful review! It means so much to us that you enjoyed your stay and we wish you nothing but the best of luck with Cape May Stage. We hope to see you again soon, Diana and everyone at The Dormer House More

Piscataway, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Stayed here 1/31/14 - 2/2/14. Upon arrival we were welcomed warmly and shown to our room. Stayed in the dormer suite. Room was spacious, bed was absolutely comfortable, whirlpool tub was amazing. Did tons of walking so the tub was a welcome sight in the evening. Enjoyed the wonderful refreshments at tea time. Chatted with the innkeeper about restaurant options... More

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

What a wonderful review! It is much appreciated :) I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay here with us and in your room the Dormer Suite. Cape May in the off season can definitely be great too! The town is quiet and the shops and restaurants are still open, especially on the weekends. It means so much too... More

Chester, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We have stayed at the Dormer House during the Christmas season for the past 5 years. It is a charming house that is lovingly decorated, and always cozy. One of the best features is the enclosed sun porch where breakfast and afternoon tea and homemade treats are served. We have stayed in a different room every year, and they are... More

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

Thank you SO much for this wonderful review! It means so much to us that you have enjoyed visiting us over the years. Christmas is such a magical time in Cape May and we are always looking forward to it! Thank you again for taking the time to review us and for your kind words. Hope to see you again... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013 via mobile

I have always wanted to stay in a B&B and this place was a delight. The location was perfect. The staff were super friendly & very accommodating. I was there during an unseasonably warm week right before Christmas. Enjoyed tea time and home made pastries on the porch. I loved the Christmas decor.

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

Hello! Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so pleased that you found our B&B a delight to visit. So happy you liked all of the Christmas decorations too! Any and all feedback is so important to us being a small family business so please know that your review means the world! Thank you again and hope... More

Westbury, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Stayed here the weekend before Christmas and were pleasantly surprised by the great service and amenities. We were quickly greeted at check in by the Innkeeper (I must admit I'm kind of turned off by the note and key check in you get at some B&B's, especially when you tell them what time you're going to arrive). The offerings for... More

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

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed everything from the breakfast and tea times to the Christmas decorations! I can't wait to share this with our staff. :) Thank you again and we hope to see you again in the future! Diana The Dormer House More

Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

This was our first stay at The Dormer House. The staff was very friendly and helpful; the breakfast and baked goods at afternoon tea were excellent. There's ample parking (sometimes very difficult in Cape May) and it's close to the center of town. However, I would agree with some of the other reviews. There is a lot of dusty clutter,... More

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

Hello! Thank you so much for reviewing our property. We always appreciate any and all types of reviews. I am so happy you enjoyed the breakfast and service. We are always looking for ways to improve and take all criticisms very seriously. Thank you so much and we hope to see you again in the future! Happy Holidays!! More

West Chester, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Where to start... I guess I'll start with the good points. Like others have mentioned, I found my room at the Dormer House to be clean, the staff friendly and helpful, the food good and it wasn't too far from the center of Cape May. However, the Dormer House, in my opinion, is in desperate need of some updates. I... More

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

We appreciate you taking the time to review our property. I am glad that you enjoyed our food and location, etc. Also, we are currently in the process of updating our home over the next few months. Being an old house we are always looking for ways to update and improve and absolutely take your comments seriously. Thank you again... More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

First time staying in a Bed and Breakfast and it was great. Awesome location and loved the Tea Time chili they made for us! Breakfast was also really nice I especially liked the homemade jelly marmalade that was on the table.

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

What a wonderful compliment! Thank you for taking the time to review our property! I am so happy you enjoyed your stay as well as the chili at tea time. :) We are always trying new things so we hope you come back again in the near future. Thanks again, Diana The Dormer House More

Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I've read some other reviews stating that the rooms were dirty, breakfast wasn't good and it was a far walk to get places. We stayed in the Dormer Suite and it was spotless. Both mornings we had a delicious breakfast. The baked goods at afternoon tea were homemade goodness. They also served a butternut squash soup that was to die... More

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

Thank you so much for your kind words! I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay. We appreciate the feedback on the breakfast and tea time snacks. It makes me happy that you enjoyed them and wanted to make them at home too. We are always looking for areas to improve and we are in the process of doing... More

Millington, Maryland
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

This was probably our 10th time of staying at The Dormer House. It has a nice central location and is a good value. Hosts are always friendly Nd the accommodations are inviting. Tea time and breakfast are tasty and served on the porch.

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

Thank you so much for your loyalty and coming back all these years! It means so much to us. So glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the future! More

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Additional Information about The Dormer House

Also Known As:
The Dormer House Hotel
The Dormer House Hotel Cape May
Address: 800 Columbia Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May
Amenities:
Free Parking
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Ranked #34 of 49 B&Bs / Inns in Cape May
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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