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Hotel Macomber

727 Beach Drive, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Ranked #29 of 42 Hotels in Cape May
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks 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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights and were pleased with the great location on Beach Ave and partial ocean views from our room. Unfortunately, this was about the only really positive elements about our stay. The front desk staff was quite friendly. Our room on the other hand was really old and DATED. There was 1 outlet... More

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Crystal H, Owner at Hotel Macomber, responded to this review

While I'm pleased to hear that our staff was very helpful and friendly during your stay, I'm sorry that our historic building didn't suite you. We are aware that some of our rooms could use a touch up, and we are working on upgrading our amenities. I hope that next time you visit Cape May you'll give us another chance... More

Johnstown Pennsylvania
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Macomber is located across from beach and very close to many great restaurants and shopping. The hotel itself is old. It definitely has character and I mean that in a good way! We stayed here 2 years ago and loved it. This trip, we are very unhappy with our room. It is very small. There is a tiny sink... More

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Crystal H, Owner at Hotel Macomber, responded to this review

We want to provide a relaxing and fun vacation, and I'm sorry to hear we missed the mark. It's disappointing to hear you were unsatisfied with your room. Did you happen to mention this to the front desk? We would have been more than happy to make arrangements for a new room. We'd love to have another chance to provide... More

Sparta, New Jersey
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71 reviews 71 reviews
21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We stayed 2 days in September this year. We haven't been to Cape May in many years, so it was a little get away. First time staying at the Hotel Macomber. Overall a nice place. MANY stairs like they say. 16 steps for each level, and we were on the top level, so it was 48 steps each way. A... More

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Crystal H, Owner at Hotel Macomber, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your Cape May getaway with us, Cabrill. It's great to hear you enjoyed our cafe breakfast! Looking forward to seeing you again. All the best Crystal, GM More

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This is why you go to Cape May. Right on the beach. However, the convention hall blocked our view of the ocean. Bed was comfortable and room was clean. We knew there were wasn't an elevator so we packed smaller cases and totes. My only complaint is that they do not provide shampoo and you need to go to a... More

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Crystal H, Owner at Hotel Macomber, responded to this review

It's great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, Karen. We're thrilled that you loved our Victorian charm and that your room was comfortable. Thank you very much for your kind words. Hope you'll visit us again! All the best, Crystal, GM More

Webster, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We arrived to the 'best' room available, which had a very offensive odor - we figured they heavily sprayed a room deodorizer over the musty smell. The bed was hard as a rock! The room was decorated with old plastic flowers. We left after one night. Our children were in a room down the hall and their bathroom had mold... More

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Crystal H, Owner at Hotel Macomber, responded to this review

We want our guest to enjoy a nice, relaxing, and comfortable stay when vacationing with us. I am dismayed this was not the impression we gave you, Lisa. Our guest's comfort is a top priority to us, and I'm sorry we missed the mark for you. Did you happen to mention your discomfort to one of our staff? We would... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is not a quaint inn or "bed and breakfast"...it's an old, cheap hotel. They are squeezing every dollar out of the location...the actual hotel is poor. Location is excellent - right on Beach Ave. Rented a room here with my husband and 2 small kids. Room size was fine, and bathroom clean and good size too. But here was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Literally steps to the boardwalk and ocean. There's a restaurant onsite (didnt eat there, very fine dining) as well as a cafe. Cafe has excellent coffee as well breakfast and lunch items. EXCELLENT coffee. The porch of the Macomber is so nice. It allowed our family a place to congregate and just relax and take in the scenery. Our room... More

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Crystal H, Owner at Hotel Macomber, responded to this review

Your review made our day, Elle! It's so great to hear you're a fan of everything from our cafe's coffee to start your day to the beautiful sunset view at night. And we're to hear thrilled our hotel is a place for the whole family to relax and enjoy. Thank you so much for taking the time to review us.... More

Wilmington, Delaware
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11 reviews 11 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I was pleasantly surprised! It doesn't look like much from the outside but the lobby is beautiful. The staff were friendly and helpful. The rooms were clean and the bathrooms were modern and comfortable. We had our 10 and 8 year old with us so all of us in one room was a bit cramped but we knew that going... More

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Crystal H, Owner at Hotel Macomber, responded to this review

Our goal is to provide a relaxing and fun vacation, so I'm thrilled to hear our hotel is a place your whole family can enjoy, Steve! It's great that you were happy with your room and our breakfast bagel shop. We'd love for you to come back soon and give our restaurant a try. Let us know what you think!... More

Princeton, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My boyfriend and I love going to Cape May but sometimes struggle finding places we can afford. Luckily we found Hotel Macomber! It is in an amazing location right across from the beach and close enough to the shops and restaurants. It has a beautiful wrap around porch where we would sit and have a few beers and enjoy the... More

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Crystal H, Owner at Hotel Macomber, responded to this review

So glad you and your boyfriend enjoyed staying with us! Our goal is to provide an easy and affordable get away so you can enjoy your time off. After all, isn't that what vacation is all about? I'm happy to hear you both were able to relax on our porch and watch the sunset, and that your rooms were comfortable.... More

Newark
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My husband and I stayed with our two kids in a room with two full beds. It was small but for the amount of time we spent there, it was fine. There were enough towels for everyone, the tv worked, the beds were comfy, the shower stayed hot even after the fourth person cleaned off, the ac worked fine although... More

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Crystal H, Owner at Hotel Macomber, responded to this review

I'm so pleased you and your family enjoyed staying with us, Lisa. While I'm thrilled to hear that your room was comfortable, and that the staff helpful, I'm sorry about the night time noise and greatly appreciate your understanding. It was wonderful to have you stay with us. We'd love to have you back soon to experience our balcony rooms!... More

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Address: 727 Beach Drive, Cape May, NJ 08204
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 37
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