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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 #28 of 42 hotels in Cape May
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel Periwinkle should be avoided. There are no amenities and the hotel is badly in need of a renovation. There were hairs in the bathroom which was disgusting. There was also moldy wood that was sloppily painted over. We were charged with hidden fees as well. This is the worst hotel I've ever been to. I would not recommend... More

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Freehold, New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our bed was very comfortable pillows were great. Bathroom was very small with very poor lighting. No full length mirror any place in room to see how you look when you get dressed. No lighting over area where microwave and fridge are located. Room was very plain all white and grey, it needs a little color it's a beach resort.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our room was very clean and comfortable and surprisingly quiet given the fact that the hotel was fully booked. Bed comfort was excellent. Linens were of good quality. Refrigerator is provided free of charge. My only area of dissatisfaction was the size of the bathroom, very small.

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Glen Rock, New Jersey
5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a very brief ( one night) stay at the Perwinkle. The room ( with kitchen) was clean with plenty of extra towels. The mattress was not comfortable and needed to be replaced. The staff was very helpful. The pool was spotless clean but was not heated. Best location across the street from the beach. We will come back... More

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On vacation with 3 friends. We reserved the "Loft" to ensure that we had ample room as this was a special year for us. Instead of stating that the room sleeps 4-6 people, it should have said 2-4. The unit was extremely small and not functional at all. Smallest bathroom I have ever seen. Not enough outlets or coffee table... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean room-even though we did not want the maid to clean our room she left us clean towels and other necessities. We did not like that we still had to pay to get on the beach when we were staying right there. Overall a nice place.

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Hillsdale, New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Speaking as a businessman, you need to rethink the way you treat people and do business. Our experience was terrible and, in all our travels, have NEVER been treated so unfairly. We will be letting everyone know how terrible your inn is, and how even worse your staff is. You made us never want to return to Cape May. When... More

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Milford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As always the Periwinkle has met our expectations. It is lovely coming off the beach and walking back into the courtyard-pool area. What a beautiful, serene setting! We stayed in the suite which has a bedroom, a pullout sofa and a twin bed. the kitchen working space is small but adequate. No oven. There are two grills outside. If you... More

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter & I stayed here for 3 nights in mid July . The room was immaculate . We had a second floor room with a view of the Ocean & pool . We had such a great time that we've already booked another weekend .

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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the 3rd hotel we have tried in Cape May. We had a small suite with a bedroom and a pullout sofa, kitchen, fridge, table and chairs and sliding glass door looking out on pool. Although it was a rainy day we still made it to the beach and enjoyed some pool time. Periwinkle is a great location -... More

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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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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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