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The Star

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   29 Perry Street, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Ranked #17 of 42 hotels in Cape May
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014
Vanessa V Woodbridge, NJ
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hoboken, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been staying at the star every summer for years. It is a great deal if you want to be included in Cape Resorts discount programs and be able to partake in Congress Halls discount programs and deals. BUT...the Star's quality is declining and its price increases over the past few years are unjustified. If you are planning on... More

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CHCapeMay, VP of Hotel Operations at The Star, responded to this review

Dear MogieEats, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. I’m very sorry to note you were not satisfied with your room assignments at the Star Inn. I was happy to note that you love Congress Hall and by your account, “have had many great summer weekends at the Star”. Making our guests happy is our mission. Our reservation agents... More

Woodbridge, NJ
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Planned a short business\pleasure trip of one day and at the last minute decided to stay two nights. While they did have an efficiency available for another day but we would have to switch rooms the next morning. That wasn't a problem for us and the staff said just to leave our things by the door and they would move... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I spent one night at Star Inn with my love. We reserved a king-bed room, to my surprise, a suite came to us! Room #12, it was at the first floor near the parking lot. At the beginning I disliked it. However the lovely double swing in the front yard and the comfortable big table and bench in the backyard... More

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howell, NJ
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very nice room. Location was great. The staff were beyond nice and helpful also. We also got to use the pool at congress hall during our stay. The pool was outstanding and there are 2. One for families and 1 for just adults. Parking also was the besr. Would definitely stay again.

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Caldwell, New Jersey
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We checked in at The Star for a mid-week two-day stay and were happy to find an ocean view room within our budget. The room was clean, the hotel decor ecletic (think Victorian Eastlake chairs with modern accessories), towels and linens nice and an attractive marble bathroom. Our room (2nd floor of the house) was super tiny. It's all we... More

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Cherry Hill, NJ
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Room Type: Standard Rate Paid: $219 per night Reason For Stay: Leisure (Reviewers Note: I waffled a bit on this one, deciding between a 4 and a 3. As you can see, the score works out to a 4, but I was very much inclined to deduct an extra point - see my notes at the end why I didn't)... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stayed here for only one night but would recommend it to anyone visiting. The rooms were small but clean and the bedding and towels were lovely. The complimentary goodies were better than more expensive hotels that I have stayed in and more generous. The blue pig across the road has a great breakfast too.

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Haddonfield, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We recently stayed at The Star to celebrate my MILs birthday. We stayed in one of the Carriage House Suites, which has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, as well as a small kitchen area (we were able to bring a homemade carrot cake to keep in the fridge). There were 8 of us total: my in-laws stayed in one bedroom,... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I've stayed at several B and B's, hotels and motels in Cape May, and have to say that this was one of the nicest places I have stayed. We stayed in the suite, which was really nice. The bathroom was spotless and had been re-done in stainless. It was quiet, lovely and romantic. We brought wine and cheese and they... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

My husband and I chose Congress Hall (The Star Inn annex) for a weekend getaway. We can't wait to go back for a longer visit! The facility runs seamlessly and the staff is so professional. The food at The Ebbitt Grill and The Blue Pig rival the best of what we have sampled in New York and Philadelphia.

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Address: 29 Perry Street, 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 Star 3.5*
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