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The Peter Shields Inn

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   1301 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Ranked #17 of 49 Cape May B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dawn R Hagaman, New York
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hagaman, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have dined at the Peter Shields Inn many times. On this trip, we stayed for three nights at the Inn. It is absolutely beautiful, clean, perfectly maintained. The staff is helpful, friendly, and really care about making the Peter Shields Inn a wonderful experience. The Innkeeper, Bridget, is extremely attentive, and always asks how everything is, right down to... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my third visit to the PSI. I needed to reschedule an already booked visit and they were very gracious, explaining that I had a credit that could be used anytime. I booked for an upcoming Tuesday night. When I arrived, I was greeted by the same young woman (she's a real asset, PSI) and she spoke to me... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our third stay at PSI in the past two years, and I have to say the inn keeps getting better. We were the first to stay in the newly remodeled Room 1- fantastic ocean view, great updated beautiful decor. The bathroom was huge and luxurious, and the bubble tub was a treat. I've always liked PSI because it... More

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Eatontown, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I got married at the PSI this past week. From the moment we walked in the front door for our two night stay, Elaine greeted us and showed us around, she knew all the details of our wedding the following day . She was perky and friendly and put us at ease immediately. We wanted a low... More

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South Orange, New Jersey
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Peter Shields Inn was lovely; a modern classic flair to the inn made it stand out among it's overly frilled and fusty competitors. They have very personalized service without the overly engaging bed and breakfast vibe. The inn keepers are busy continuing with redecorating and renovating rooms. Our room was elegant, with a covered back porch(parking lot view but still... More

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

A mid-winter birthday celebration, no better place to have than at the PSI. We stayed in Room 1, the Ocean Room. It had been newly renovated and looks absolutely amazing. The new colors are very soothing with its matching drapes, rug and new chairs, simply fabulous. The renovated bathroom shower is so very inviting and the claw foot tub, just... More

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McLean, VA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We just returned from the Peter Shields Inn. We stayed for one night on the holiday weekend, but did not eat dinner there (although it looked amazing, we just wanted to venture out to try something outside of the Inn). We stayed in Room 4, which was very nice...the bathroom was huge. The bedroom was a good size - it... More

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West Orange, NJ
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77 reviews 77 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

First the good: Very clean! Great location! Beautiful furnishings! Breakfast made to order! Fireplace was great! Individual ac/heating units. Wine & Cheese! Hospitality room! Now the not so good: I treated myself to a one night escape to Cape May. After a day of sightseeing, I really wanted to relax. I had booked this room 2 days before, so it... More

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Montville, New Jersey
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178 reviews 178 reviews
20 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Great B&B. Location is OK - not as close as some others. The inn has three floors, so be ready for stairs. The staff was extremely friendly with everything. They have free bike rental, beach chairs & towels. Our ocean view room was a view from a rather small / high window. But, having the window open & hearing the... More

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Jeff G, Manager at The Peter Shields Inn, responded to this review

We'd love to have you back! Thanks for the kind words about our staff and the amenities we offer our guests — anything we can do to make your stay more enjoyable, we'll take care of it! Again, we appreciate the great feedback, and I hope you make it back soon for another visit. All the best, Jeff Gernitis, Manager,... More

New York City, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Stayed at the peter shields inn for two nights it was great from the minute you walk in the door Bridgette at the front desk couldn't have been nicer she was also the breakfast cook and each morning she would come in and check that the food was good and it was their was a lot of choices for breakfast... More

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Jeff G, Manager at The Peter Shields Inn, responded to this review

I'll thank Bridgette for a job well done, Mimi! It sounds like we were really able to make your stay in Cape May a memorable one, and I'm thrilled you have nothing but good things to say about our inn. The next time you're looking for another romantic getaway, we'd love to have you back! All the best, Jeff Gernitis,... More

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Also Known As:
The Peter Shields Hotel Cape May
The Peter Shields Hotel
Address: 1301 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #17 of 49 B&Bs / Inns in Cape May
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Peter Shields Inn 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Peter Shields Inn is Cape May's most romantic bed and breakfast. Enjoy the beautiful Cape May ocean views from our porch. Experience the luxurious, high-ceilinged rooms and five-star gourmet meals in our Zagat-rated restaurant. Sumptuous, leisurely breakfasts are included with your stay as well as leisurely afternoon "wine and cheese." Additional amenities include his-and-her bicycles, beach chairs and umbrellas, plush bedding and nightly turndown, and five-star concierge services. ... more   less 
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