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Marquis De Lafayette Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   501 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Ranked #30 of 42 hotels in Cape May
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have gone to Cape May all of my life and it has an essence of its own. These Marquis is what I feel the fall ship of the town. We have stayed there several times in the bottom floor which has wonderful rocking chairs and an open view of the ocean and on the upper floors. Some of the... More

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable, spacious accommodations with good restaurant & lounge, both indoor and poolside, Nice pools, Convenient to local attractions, Directly across excellent Atlantic Ocean beach. Moderate cost.

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Royersford, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband & I have be going here a long time. I have seen this Hotel go through so many changes, employees, management and furniture. I have seen it repainted, redecorated and rearranged over the years. I read the reviews and still wonder if we all are staying at the same place. Yes, it can be spruced up more, painted... More

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this hotel last minute in June for a family weekend getaway for 5 adults. We were so happy we did! Our room was a suite on the 5th floor. Two beds in one room and a pullout couch in the living room. The two rooms were separated by a kitchenette. There was also a small balcony with an... More

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

The food in the restaurant on premise was not bad just one of my days there I had a young girl waitress maybe late teens who didn't seem to care about the tables at all. Not only did she neglect my party but I watched her stand there as her other tables needed coffee amongst other things. She literally ruined... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I stayed in a beautiful room on the 6th floor the week of 14 July: steps from the beach, stupendous ocean views from balcony, helpful service. Easy walking distance of most attractions and dining. I highly recommend this 6th floor room (with elevator access) in beautiful Cape May!

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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

When searching for a hotel for this years vacation I came upon the Marquis de Lafayette. We were somewhat concerned with a few of the reviews but decided to give it a try anyway due to its location and close proximity not only to the beach but to the restaurants and shopping areas as well. At check-in, Peggy (the manager)... More

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New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We stayed at The Marquis for 2 nights, checking in Fri. 7/11 and checked out Sun. 7/13. We arrived at 6:30pm and our room was ready. Checking in was quick and easy- Pull your car up to the front while checking in, then move it to their parking lot in the back (for which you need a parking pass). Our... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

A woman who stated that she was management was extremely rude. Her tone of voice was condescending. While there was not one person in the pool area, I walked my greyhounds over to the area while on a leash. She got up from the BAR, stated that she was management, and said that my dogs could not be over at... More

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My family and I have stayed at this hotel on and off for the past 15 years and my husband's family 20+ back when he was little. This by far was the worst year. Hotel is looking rough. Girl at front desk...think her name is Robyn....extremely rude. Manager fixes anything you complain about by giving you a bottle of wine.... More

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Address: 501 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Marquis De Lafayette Hotel 2.5*
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