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The Peter Shields Inn

3.5 of 5 1301 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Troutville, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose The Peter Shields Inn because of its rating. I was pleased with the room and the inn in general. In my reservation, I mentioned that I liked to read and have coffee earlier than my breakfast. Coffee was in a common area. There were plastic cups (really...in this expensive inn???) and some regular cups in the glass cabinet.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a converted Cape May mansion and as such, the rooms are reflective of a time gone by. All rooms have new baths, Central Air , TV, etc. The rooms on the top floor toward the back are small as they are converted servants quarters. The inn serves wine and cheese for its guests from about 4-6 PM daily,... More 

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Hainesport, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great way to celebrate a special occasion. The staff was exceptional and could not be more accomodating or friendly. We stayed on the third floor in the rear of the hotel. It was very private and nicely appointed. Keep in mind this is an old building so it is drafty. The food is top notch! The afternoon wine... More 

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Lindenhurst, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We just came back from a romantic week-end getaway and also to celebrate my birthday. We had a great time and loved the place. Stephanie at the front desk was extremely nice and helpful. Every one there was great. The food was also excellent. We loved the wine and cheese in the afternoon and the fireplace in our room added... More 

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New York
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11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

My husband and I travel a lot to Cape May, we particularly prefer to travel there in the off season, even though many of the summer attractions are closed there are still a plenty of quality hotels and a handful of restaurants that remain open year round. This was our first time staying at Peter Shield's Inn, we were celebrating... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

PSI is our most visited B&B (5 times). We always know we're getting a superb experience and a to-die-for meal at the in-house restaurant. (My husband swears by the hangar steak. I love the seafood and anything else on the menu.) Everything is clean, everyone is friendly, and the breakfasts are fantastic. The afternoon wine and cheese offering is a... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is our second trip to this beautiful inn in Cape May. Couldn't pick a more perfect time than Christmas to visit Cape May. The decorations at the Inn were so lovely as were the decorations in the town of Cape May. We stayed in two different rooms at the Inn and they were both very nice. This is our... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I travel a lot for business and have stayed in some amazing places so I can be a bit picky about accommodations but the Peter Shields Inn ticked every box on my list. Decor is light and inviting and comfortable. Rooms 1 and 2 seem to have the best ocean view but room 1 has a fantastic spacious bathroom. If... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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118 reviews 118 reviews
52 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We only spent one night, but no regrets at all. Peter Shields is about one mile from the center of town, but that is what makes it nice. We dined in the restaurant which was extraordinary. The room was comfortable, well appointed and accommodating. Check In was great. The young lady that checked us in was informative and provided us... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Other reviewers have already made the case for booking a room at this PSI. Stayed here off-season in late November as a side trip while returning to MA from DC. Exceptional comfort; property is oldtime gorgeous; right on the beach; owners and staff very attentive to requests; we felt truely at home in this elegant property. Evening dining here is... More 

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Address: 1301 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Peter Shields Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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