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Palace Hotel

1101 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Pittsgrove, New Jersey
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40 reviews 40 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I organized a weekend trip for our club and could not have been more satisfied. From the first phone call until checkout, I have nothing but compliments for this hotel and the staff. The room rates cannot be beat for what's included. Each room had an balcony and ocean view - most had a side view but that was enough... More 

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Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Family style hotel across the street from the beach. Older, but, very clean and quiet property. The front desk staff was very pleasant and had beach toys as a gift for my 2 1/2 yo Grandson at check in. Our room was large with a king and a double bed, large bathroom and a kitchenette. We had a great stay,... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We had a negative taste in our mouth prior to check in due to the rude, unpleasant and unprofessional receptionist. Something personal came up so we were thinking of canceling our stay. We call and ask about the cancellation policy. Instead of being professional the woman laughed and said there's absolutely nothing they can do to accommodate us. Policy is... More 

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Elkland, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We have stayed at the Palace Hotel three times in the last four years. Our experience has always been very good. The hotel is old, but that is part of the charm of staying in Cape May. I love the fact that it's small, has a beautiful view of the ocean and easy access to the beach. The kitchen area... More 

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Lyndhurst, NJ
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We stayed here in the suits with our 10 month old son and parents for my sisters wedding. The hotel was very clean and the people who ran it were very nice. its right accross the beach and a great location in cape may. It it quite old and could use an update. Also parking is an issue. If you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This is a very old very 1900's hotel looks like they haven't changed anything in here since the 50's...Here for business paid 120 plus for this crappy hotel found a baby roach in sink, tub nasty. The only great thing was it's across the beach. Would NEVER recommend this hotel to my worse enemy. Staff friendly & pet friendly a... More 

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New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stayed in the best room at the Palace Hotel and we terribly disappointed that both queen beds were hard as rocks. The bedspreads were very old, thin and looked dirty. The high price of the room certainly warranted a comfortable bed to sleep in. I heard other people complain about their beds, too. We hardly slept because of the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We rented a house in Cape May from Saturday to Saturday but decided to stay an extra night and went in search of a beach front hotel. Our first hotel we stumbled into was full, so we went next door to The Palace. A very grand name for rather a crappy motel. The front desk woman was very nice and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Parking is a problem. You must unload and park off site...not enough spots for guests...you park behind property in the residential section. We arrived early and our room was ready...great? Not really. The bedding was not changed- rumpled and black hairs in the double, peanuts on the floor, etc. Didn't bother the staff as we didn't want any problems...so off... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

You could not beat the location if you tried, right across the street from the beach. We were down for a wedding, which was about a mile away, so we were able to walk to everything, which eliminated the need to move our car. Granted the hotel is older, no pool and dated rooms (small TV, which didn't bother me;... More 

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