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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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  • 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
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
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3 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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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New Britain, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed in several hotels in Cape May, and the Marquis is by far the best. Beautiful clean rooms with private balconies overlooking the beach; delicious brunch breakfast every day (for a small fee), and a great location for shopping and tours. The staff is friendly and accommodating, the pool is clean and inviting, and the beach is right across... More

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here last year on our first trip to Cape May. It was an awful experience and certainly not worth the money. First of all the clerk at front desk was rude and arrogant from the get go. Don't remember his name but he was an elderly man and had glasses and a mustache. When I asked him what... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just spent three wonderful nights in Cape May and a highlight of our trip was our private balcony here. Just left this morning and missing hearing and seeing the ocean from the balcony. We have a toddler so we probably spend more time than other people in our room but it being ocean front, we didn't feel that we... More

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Media, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been staying at this hotel for about 15 years. Since we've gone there so often. It always feels like "coming home". We love Cape May and the location of this hotel is perfect.. Each room has a balcony overlooking the ocean. The buffet breakfast is fabulous! We prefer the Princess rooms for their charm. Love the wicker. The... 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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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
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