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Periwinkle Inn

#26 of 42 Hotels in Cape May
1039 Beach Avenue, PO Box 220, Cape May, NJ 08204
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    • Location
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Sleep Quality
      4 of 5 stars
    • Rooms
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Service
      4 of 5 stars
    • Value
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Cleanliness
      4 of 5 stars
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    1 review
    3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

    My boyfriend and I decided to go to Cape May for a long weekend on a last minute whim. We called numerous places but everything was sold out. Luckily the Periwinkle Inn had vacancy. I was a little skeptical because I read some bad reviews and the front desk area had a smell of smoke. However, as soon as we... More 

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    Toms River, New Jersey, United States
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

    Loved the Periwinkle Inn. Grounds very pretty, right across from the beach. Room was clean and modern, only compliant is room and bathroom size definitely on the small side. Would stay here again for sure.

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    North Cape May, New Jersey
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

    I enjoyed my stay here as usual right across the street from the beach . This year the hotel hired some new faces that really made a difference . I had exceptional help from Philomena . This woman knows all about Cape May and helped my family and friends make wonderful decisions during our stay. It made a world of... More 

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    New Jersey
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    1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

    Stay away from booking.com AND this place....we needed to cancel our reservation and the hotel said they couldn't help us because we used them and then charged us the full amount. These hotels should let you reschedule your trip. Sometimes a cancellation is unavoidable.

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    Newfield, New York
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

    Our family of three has been to the Periwinkle three times over the last nine years. This last visit was in the middle of September for a Monday through Friday stay. The room was clean, the beds were relatively comfortable, the view from the top (3rd floor, side view towards the front) was unremarkable but adequate. The price was not... More 

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    Little Silver, New Jersey
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

    20 college classmates just returned from two days at the Periwinkle. They came from all over the country, plus Canada, and were treated like gold! Thanks to Patty, Elaina and all the reservations staff. The Periwinkle is clean, pleasant, convenient and congenial. Don't hesitate to go!

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    Wallingford, Pennsylvania
    4 reviews 4 reviews
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

    I had a short stay, one night. The hotel was clean and comfortable. The staff was friendly, the pool was nice and the location was great. Close enough to walk to town but far enough away to avoid the shoulder to shoulder crowds. My only issues were that I wish the pool was open later (open until 7p). Our room... More 

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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

    Overall we were very happy at the Periwinkle. Staff was courteous and did a great job with cleanliness. The bathroom was very small though. Our door couldn't fully open all the way. We reserved a non smoking room with a balcony so we could sit outside and view the ocean but we were not aware that smoking was allowed on... More 

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    Limerick, Pennsylvania
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

    Our experience was very pleasant. It began when we entered our crisp, clean room. The bedding smelled fresh and the mattress and pillows felt wonderful! The courtyard and pool area was manicured. Sitting on the patio, drinking coffee and looking out over the lovely landscaped courtyard with a pleasant view of the ocean provided an opportunity to relax and enjoy... More 

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    Annapolis, Maryland, United States
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

    What a nice surprise to find such a lovely place that is immaculate, well maintained and right across from the beach. Beautifully landscaped. The room was nicely furnished and the bed very comfortable. Very convenient to restaurants and shops. I look forward to going back again next year.

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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*
    Number of rooms: 50
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    Also Known As:
    Periwinkle Hotel Cape May
    Periwinkle Motel Cape May
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    #15 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May

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    Official Description (provided by the hotel)
    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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