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The Peter Shields Inn

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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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wyoming, pa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the tranquility of this beautiful home!...we will return again..,,loved everything about it......staff, food and optional dinner plans...best of everything all in one...great location.....convienient parking...breakfast....snack room with tea and coffee....lovely bedtime music to soothe you to sleep...didn't want to depart

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San Antonio, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We absolutely loved staying here for a night. The service was top notch and the "extras" included with the price were a nice surprise. They had a wine and cheese spread set out in a common area for a couple hours in the late afternoon. There was a niche filled with complementary soda/water/juice and small snacks available anytime. The breakfast... More 

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New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire process from check in to dinner to check out was excellent. The staff at the Inn are amazing as were the wait staff in the restaurant . The Chef prepared a wonderful meal that both my wife and I enjoyed. The restaurant is a byob which is a nice touch. We can't wait to go back and dig... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous. We recently stayed three nights. This was our first trip to Cape May and our first experience at a bed and breakfast. The staff was very attentive to our needs and really made us feel at home. We were always greeted with a smile and a hello. They were also familiar with the area and gave us some suggestions... More 

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Augusta, GA
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628 reviews 628 reviews
119 hotel reviews
292 helpful votes 292 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very surprised when we drove up to this inn and saw the stately grandeur before us. It looked out of place in Cape May. It was directly across from the beach, but it was freezing outside so we didn't care much about that. Our room, however, had a wonderful view of the ocean. The room was big with... More 

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Brick, New Jersey
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59 reviews 59 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were looking at some place to stay besides Atlantic City. We have never spent any time in Cape May besides the Zoo. We book this room based on Trip Advisor and Yelp reviews and information. Upon arrival the over 100 year old property on the beachfront is stunning. It must look even better in the warmer... More 

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Troutville, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

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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