We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Dormer House

800 Columbia Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
The Dormer House
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
The Dormer House
Write a Review

148 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    84
    41
    15
    6
    2
See reviews for
14
95
3
1
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (37)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (148)
  • Mar-May only
    (27)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (55)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (36)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (30)
All months
Oak Ridge, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I spent Valentine's Day Weekend in Cape May and we experienced our first Bed and Breakfast stay. Diana and her family made our stay very enjoyable. The Dormer House was very cozy and inviting. Diana was very attentive to all the guests needs and recommended several places to eat. When she realized we were having difficulty securing... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice comment. We're so happy you enjoyed your stay! Always happy to help with dinner suggestions and anything else you need. We hope to see you again, if not in the warmer summer months, than definitely around Christmastime! Thanks again, Diana More 

Telford, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This was our second time at the Dormer House. Our time spent there was literally perfect. Thanks to Dennis for taking our last minute reservations and took care of making sure our room was ready for our late evening arrival. Everything, including the roll away bed, was ready when we arrived. The staff is great, and the hospitality is what... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much. This means a lot to us that you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Wernersville, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We stayed here on a rainy weekend in September, just after Labor Day. We planned ahead and scheduled a late check-in, and everything was ready for us when we arrived. The building is beautiful, and very well-kept, along with the Victorian-era collection in the parlor. Even the furniture in the room was original, and in beautiful condition. (Please note, because... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Florida
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Christmas holiday in Cape May is only enhanced by this charming well run bed & breakfast. Comfortable nicely appointed rooms and a welcoming staff complete the stay. The owners greet each guest as if family. Look forward to a return visit in the summer.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pelham Manor, New York
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

Had a very relaxing stay at the Dormer House. One of the nicest decorated houses in Cape May. The rooms were very comfortable. The service was great and the location was perfect. You could walk to the mall where stores and restaurants are located. We met very nice people and we definitely will return in the summer to enjoy the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Yardley, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
28 hotel reviews
259 helpful votes 259 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

We just spend a wonderful weekend at the Dormer House, so here are some things you need to know. 1. Great location. You are a 5-10 minute walk from the beach and the main Washington St. Mall. 2. Off street parking. You don't have to find a parking spot on the street. There is one space for every room. 3.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and took the time to write this nice review. We hope to see you again both again in the future. Wishing you a safe and happy holiday season, All of us at here The Dormer House More 

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The Dormer House is everything and more from the location to our hosts!!! We stayed in the Shannon room and had the best sleep we've had in years. The only thing that got us out of bed was their delicious breakfast. Extremely comfortable and CLEAN! Our hosts were more than hospitable, full of great stories and laughs. Can't recommend enough!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

It was so nice to meet you both! We had a wonderful time chatting with you in our parlor during tea time. So happy you enjoyed your stay! Thank you again and have a wonderful holiday season! All of us at the Dormer House More 

Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My sister and I just spent the weekend in Cape May. We wanted to be walking distance to the restaurants and shops and Dormer House was exactly that. Diana the owner and her family are super friendly and accommodating and we couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. We stayed in a room on the first floor and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed your stay here with us! Mike is always working hard during breakfast to make sure everyone is happy and my mother Lucille is always baking the treats for afternoon tea. :) Thank you so much for staying with us and we hope to see you again sometime soon. Best, Diana More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

My husband and I have stayed at the Dormer House every year for 14 years in the month of September! Lovely B&B and within walking distance to just about everything! Never gets old look forward to the trip every year!

Was this review helpful? Yes
bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for continually staying with us over the years. It is so wonderful to hear and we hope to continue seeing you every September! Best wishes, Diana More 

Binghamton, New York
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This was our first time staying at "The Dormer House" B & B. in Cape May New Jersey. It is a family run operation and they are very friendly and courteous. Our room was comfortable and unique. The parlor was filled with antiques and was a meeting area for many. The breakfast meals were served on the indoor porch area... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such kind words about out home. It means so much that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again sometime in the future! Thanks again, Diana More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to The Dormer House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Dormer House

Address: 800 Columbia Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 13
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline and Odigeo so you can book your The Dormer House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Dormer House Hotel Cape May

33 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (28)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (6)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (11)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (7)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (5)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay