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Avondale by the Sea

609 Beach Avenue, Beach & Gurney St, Cape May, NJ 08204
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Roxbury NJ
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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2009

Very pleasant stay with 17 month son in tow. Charlie the owner took the time to show three room types and we went with a first floor suite with a large sitting area and seperate bedroom. Perfect to stroller right up the handicap ramp and right in the room, and there was plenty of storage area to put the stroller... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2009

Stayed here last summer-Staff not too friendly, room not bad, location great. Made a reservation yesterday for this summer (August). Found out today we can't go. When I called today (less than 24 hrs after making the reservation) was told I am being charged a $25.00 booking fee. No other hotel that I know of (and I have been staying... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2009

When I arrived I didn't find the front desk staff to be exceptionally friendly the entire visit. The breakfast was blah and the designer of their suite bathrooms should have been fired. They built the toilet too close to the sink area and I nearly smacked my head several times when standing up. But I have say the location was... More 

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New Jersey
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2008

Avondale is a mixed bag First the good stuff: -The women working behind the desk were amazingly helpful. -They have a selection of menus in the lobby which was great when looking for a restaurant. -Rooms were amazingly clean with no smell or stickiness even though it was across from the beach. I was very impressed with this. -Each room... More 

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Staten Island NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2008

While in Cape May last year, my wife and walked into this hotel just to inquire about rates. For a year, my wife mentioned this place and I finally booked Columbus Day weekend this year. Needless to say we were both blown away. The Avondale is perfect. The staff was wonderful, the rooms were immaculate and the locatioon was great.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2008

We are currently staying at the Avondale right now and have 1 more day until we check out. I want to book our vacation for next August tomorrow before we check out!!! What a wonderful place and friendly staff. Rooms are clean and we are having a wonderful vacation. I truly do not want to leave!!! HAve to get back... More 

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Holland, PA
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2008

This was one of our best vacations. The owner, Charles, couldn't have been more friendly and helpful. The breakfast was very good. The room was large, very clean, and had a small refrigerator. The pool was nice and refreshing; it was easy to obtain pool towels at the motel lobby. You can't beat the location -directly across from the beach... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2008

This was our fourth time to Cape May and to the Avondale but we hadn't been here since new owners so I counted on the latest TripAdvisor reviews and glad I did because the new owners have the same high standards as the previous ones. Very clean, well maintained property with friendly staff. The location is just perfect and I... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2008

After consulting trip advisor we made our selection to Avondale only to be terribly disappointed. WE spend every summer in Cape May and have never paid over $300 (as we did this past visit) per night and didn't receive 1/2 of the service as in other places. The room (suite) was crowded, especially the tiny bathroom. The view was wonderful... More 

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Glenwood, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2008

Back to Avondale the week before Memorial Day and , once again, a great stay. We like going into the room cold and figuring out what changes they've made in the off season - and it's the fact the keep MAKING these changes that shows us how much they care about their property. Big things like new ceiling fans and... More 

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