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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 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just spent two nights at the Dormer House. Great location, very quaint inn. Breakfast was delicious both mornings sitting in a sunroom porch on the side of the house or on the open front porch. The staff were friendly and helpful. Easy walk to many restaurants, attractions and the beach.

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

Hi Judy!! Thank you so much for such kind words. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and hope you'll visit us again sometime in the future. Christmas time i a lovely time to see Cape May! ;) Thanks again, Diana The Dormer House More

Roselle Park, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent three nights at The Dormer House up on the third floor in the Antique Rose Room. Beautiful 1899 home with all the charm and creaking stairs an old home should have; rocking chairs and a porch swing on the big front porch. Breakfast was great and it was fun to have tea in the afternoon - all baked... More

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

Wow, thank you so much for taking the time to review our property! I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay. The Antique Rose room on the third floor is one of my favorite rooms. And yes, what is an old house if the stairs don't creak! :) Growing up in this house I should know, there is certainly no sneaking... More

Scranton, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This was our second trip to Dormer House, and we will return next year. Central location, close to beach and restaurants. Very quaint. Good Value for Cape May in season. Nice breakfast and also afternoon tea. Staff is terrific

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

Hello!! Thank you so much for these kind words. :) You have no idea how much it means to us that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again in the future. Thanks again, Diana More

Whiting, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We have stayed here many times and just celebrated our 40th Anniversary here in July. We had a lovely stay as always and the breakfasts and afternoon tea were yummy. We would like to especially thank Diana for helping our daughter surprise us with flowers in our room and the card she sent. It was a wonderful surprise! We love... More

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

Hello! Thank you for writing this review! Glad you enjoyed your breakfast and staying here in our home. Happy we could accommodate the food to your liking! If you're ever in the area again we would love to have you stay with us. Thanks again! Diana More

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Spent four nights in July for a very reasonable price compared to other B&B's in the area. Wonderful large room, comfortable bed, AC & ceiling fan, large, clean bath. Delicious breakfast, although we had to order special to watch the calorie intake. They were very accommodating about providing us with a lovely fruit plate, although it would have been nicer... More

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

So happy you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about our property. Being a small family operated business, we are grateful for any and all comments. Thanks again and hope to see you again in the future! Diana More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

stayed at the dormer house this past weekend. very quaint and charming. fantastic location. Cape May is beautiful! breakfast was tasty room was very clean and felt the price for a weekend in peak season was reasonable. (especially compared to others in the area). I loved all the sights to see in Cape May the beautiful Victorian houses, the lighthouse,... More

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

So glad you enjoyed staying with us! Cape May really is a beautiful town. Thank you so much for staying with us and taking the time to review our property. Diana More

Morristown, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Had a lovely stay at the dormer house for an anniversary celebration. The house was very nice and reasonable. Pros: location is great, walkable to everything. Front porch is a great spot to sit and have a drink and watch the world go by. Owners were very pleasant and friendly and helpful. Cons: a few touch-ups are needed - some... More

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

Thank you for choosing us for your anniversary celebration! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for letting us know about any touch ups that are needed as well! If you're ever in the area again please think of us. :) Diana More

Baltimore, Maryland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

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 July 28, 2014

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