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Periwinkle Inn

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   1039 Beach Avenue, PO Box 220, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Ranked #31 of 42 hotels in Cape May
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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East Windsor, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Periwinkle Inn is perfectly situated in Cape May. The rooms are upgraded and very nice. Two queen beds in the room provided 8 built in drawers under the bed for great storage. The room and bathroom were kept very clean. The cleaning staff very thorough and nice. (worked around us). Nice size balcony. The pools both adult and kiddie were... More

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Nashville, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband, 17 year old daughter and I made a last minute decision to head to Cape May (my ALL TIME FAVORITE beach town) for a one day/night spur of the moment adventure. We usually rent a house in Cape May for a whole week, but this year spent our vacation time inland boating/waterskiing with my brother and his family.)... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in May 2014. The location was great right across the street from the ocean. We had a studio suite which included a kitchenette and a living room. Only one complaint about the service is when they prepped our room they did not turn on the refrigerator. I stocked the fridge with cold beer and when I went... More

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Portland, Oregon
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful pool. Great location with a trolley stop. Rude staff who charge extra to reserve two rooms near each other or have an extra person in a room that has two beds! Won't accept credit cards or personal check if you are out of state. Had to bring $1000 in cash which should've been a tip-off. Reserved a room for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Periwinkle Inn over July 4th for 5 nights (only place I could find at the last minute!) Very clean, well maintained property, nice pool & pool area. The rooms decorated in minimal Ikea style of modern- little amentities in the room- (no bureau- drawers under the bed frame!) Bathroom, though small clean, room clean & kept cleaned... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time. Within walking distance yo promenade and shops. Trolley also stops in front. Very kid friendly, nice grassy area near the pool for kids to play. Room was very nice, and the grounds crew were very tolerant of the kids balls going in the pool.

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Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think there are many pros and cons to this property. We had an Ocean Front room and yes you had to pay for the view -- but they told us up front. Yes we had to pay cash or else we would be assessed a 3% fee which I think is ridiculous, but we did know up front. We... More

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Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed here for two nights while in town for a wedding. It seemed a bit pricey, but at the height of the summer season on a weekend I don't know that we could have done a lot better for something right across the road from the beach. We had a one bedroom suite; our two kids slept on... More

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my second time staying at Periwinkle Inn. My boyfriend and I love this place. Its right on the boardwalk and the staff is awesome. We were referred by a friend that lived in the Cape May area and fell in love. Can't wait till next year when we go back

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Montreal, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Be aware. Even if you provide more than 30 days of notice for a cancellation, they are charging you a 25% fee!!! So for my 4 nights, they charge me $165. This is scandalous and such a bad customer service. They really don't deserve your business.

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Address: 1039 Beach Avenue, PO Box 220, Cape May, NJ 08204
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Periwinkle Inn 2.5*
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#17 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May
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Beautiful Cape May, New Jersey is the home of the beachfront Periwinkle Inn Hotel. We are located Oceanfront on Beach Avenue, with breathtaking views of Cape May Beaches! All boutique-like rooms offer modern amenities including flat screen TV's, free wifi, refrigerators and ocean views with private balconies or patios. Five star outdoor pool with complimentary pool/beach towels. Located at the southern most tip of New Jersey, in our nations oldest seashore resort, gorgeous Cape May, New Jersey. This boutique hotel resort epitomizes chic design while offering guests an unmatched level of service. True to our name, we do everything to service our guests and provide wonderful vacation memories. Our hotel attracts travelers from all over the world. The Periwinkle Inn has a distinctive waterfront location, and is right where the Cape May promenade starts, allowing everyone direct access to our beautiful Cape May beach. We are located close to restaurants, sightseeing and everything else Cape May's got to offer. With a large pool surrounded by lush gardens, we provide an ideal location for your Cape May family vacation. Stay with us, you will be glad you did! ... more   less 
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