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The Dormer House

800 Columbia Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Dennis greeted us so warmly. He explained everything. It was our first visit to a B&B in Cape May. Previously, we stayed at motels. What a difference! It's so quaint and much more welcoming! All the little touches and friendliness. Even the guests are nicer. Afternoon tea and breakfast were great. Lots of attention to detail. We will be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time we have stayed here . The rooms are great and the staff is awesome . It is nice and peaceful not too far from the beach and also close to Washington St Mall . The breakfast are great as are the afternoon tea and snacks . Will definitely be staying here again !

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our home and also for the return visit! It means so much to us that you enjoyed your stay and we definitely hope to see you again! Diana The Dormer House More 

Bronx, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first thing My wife and I noticed was the tremendous customer service. We had a groupon expired by 2 days. And rather than just saying "we already got paid, your loss" Diana (the Manager/Groundskeeper/Owner) gladly accepted our reservation with open arms. Having no idea exactly where it was located (we're from the Bronx), once I got the details I... More 

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

Thank you both so much for such a kind review! I'm so happy you guys decided to drive down from NY and spend some time with us. We hope to see you again sometime in the future! Thanks again, Diana The Dormer House More 

New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This B&B is the one we return to at least once a year, for a romantic getaway. We've stayed in all of the rooms, and the descriptions on the website are accurate. Our favorites are Mary Franklin Suite and Commodore John Jacoby suite. The breakfast is fantastic, the location is picturesque, with carriages going by the large front porch, and... More 

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

Thank you for such a kind review! It means to much to all of us that you enjoy staying here and return every year. I love it too when the weather is nice and watching the horse and carriage's ride by while sitting on the front porch during afternoon tea. I can't wait for the warm weather again! Thanks again... More 

Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 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 

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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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 

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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
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again in the near future! Thanks again, Diana More 

Florida
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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.

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

We hope to see you again sometime this summer! (Although you can't beat Cape May around Christmas time, it's magical!) Thank you for your review!! Diana The Dormer House More 

Pelham Manor, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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 

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

We're so happy that you were comfortable here and enjoyed your stay with us! Christmas in Cape May is wonderful and we love decorating the whole house to make everyone's stay that much more of a magical experience. Hope to see you again soon, Diana The Dormer House More 

Yardley, Pennsylvania
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96 reviews 96 reviews
30 hotel reviews
288 helpful votes 288 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 

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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 

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