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Avondale by the Sea

609 Beach Avenue, Beach & Gurney St, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Ranked #16 of 42 hotels in Cape May
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Red Bank, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the Avondale hotel; wouldnt stay anywhere else when we visit Cape May. The 2-room suites are the perfect size for a family of 4. The location means you can walk to many things; with direct access to the beach and promenade a HUGE plus. Pillows are a little hard (will bring my own next time) and the shower... More

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've just returned from our 5th stay at the Avondale and once again, we're quite pleased with our choice of accomodations. As a bit of a germophobe (and traveling with two children ) I do generally do a sweeping "cleanliness" check of all roooms immediately upon check in whenever we travel. Our youngest child does have skin and dust sensitivities... More

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Chestnut Ridge, New York, United States
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89 reviews 89 reviews
13 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This had to be our 4th time at The Avondale. I see people complain about the tile floors, I agree bring slippers but a much cleaner feel than dirty hotel rugs. Shower is great, I want the same one for home! I would bring my own pillow next time since I found pillows too hard for me. Pool is very... More

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Chatham, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Avondale has the BEST location in Cape May, period! It is beach-front, directly across from the main shops/restaurants on the boardwalk, your view is unobstructed beach/ocean from your balcony, and your side street leads directly to the Washington Street Mall, which is the main shopping/dining destination in town. Hotel is completely non-smoking (except for the balconies, unfortunately) and has a... More

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Middletown, Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This past week at the Avondale was just wonderful. We have stayed here for a good number of years and it is always great. There is a nice warm atmosphere that permeates this sweet hotel. The hosts are some of the nicest people you will ever meet and they will treat you like family. The location is directly across from... More

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Massapequa, New York
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127 reviews 127 reviews
14 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We have stayed at Avondale a few times over the years. For us, its the best deal in Cape May. First off Charlie, the owner, is always on site cleaning things up and he is real down to earth person. Secondly, the place is clean as a whistle - the rooms are spotless, not your typical beach motel with dated... More

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Union, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We have been coming to Cape May for several decades. We have stayed at the finest B& B 's as well as many of the best hotels in town. The Avondale provides the best of both worlds! It is a relatively small hotel and as a result, you have the intimacy of a B&B and you have most of the... More

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Phillipsburg, New Jersey
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We have been staying at Avondale for 8-10 years. We have never had a bad experience or complaint. Charlie and Alex and the housekeeping staff are friendly, helpful, and very accommodating. We will keep returning.

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New Cumberland, PA
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68 reviews 68 reviews
30 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We stayed in a king room on the second floor for three nights and selected the Avondale based on the TA rating and reviews, which I feel are inflated. AAA would never rate this as a 5 star or even 4 star, but I think a lot of people have stayed here numerous times and like it for the location... More

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Fishkill, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Avondale by the sea is nicely located on Beach Ave and within walking distance of the shops and restaurants that make up the heart of Cape May. It has a great view of the ocean. There isd a nice pool if you don't care for the waves. A continental breakfast is included. My only complaints were that the wall mounted... More

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Address: 609 Beach Avenue, Beach & Gurney St, Cape May, NJ 08204
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May
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You’ll find all our rooms are immaculate and comfortable. We are proud that many of our guests return year after year. Our oceanfront location, friendly atmosphere, proximity to restaurants, shops and sites make Avondale by the Sea an outstanding choice for your stay in Cape May. ... more   less 
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