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Buckingham Motel

1111 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Ranked #30 of 42 Hotels in Cape May
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bob C Caldwell, New Jersey
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Caldwell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice hotel in great area. Close to everything. Our room had a full kitchen and breakfast area which was nice. We ate breakfast in our room everyday. There's a nearby Acme food market to buy more food if needed. Beach access was very easy...right across the street! Parking was easy, and we hardly moved the car the whole time... More 

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Belcamp, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last week was our first time as a family vacation in Cape May, New Jersey. We had a week in the private garage apartment at the Buckingham Motel. Neat, clean and tidy. Great accomodation with a value price. If you want the quiet part of Cape May, stay here. Beautiful view of the beach, you could see the dolphins swim... More 

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The staff was friendly and pleasant. The beach is across the street. Picnic tables outside are a nice place to sit and enjoy the evening sea air. Rooms are dated, but for $65 a night off season, a fabulous alternative to just about every other place to stay.

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Spring City, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

My boyfriend and I just stayed at the Buckingham this past weekend (May 2015). We booked the Oceanview B for 2 nights during the "off" season. Janet and Vickie, the two employees we dealt with during the duration of our stay were WONDERFUL.The room itself was simple, with basic amenities but it was clean and comfortable. The only off-putting aspect... More 

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Louisville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I've been coming to Cape May for my entire life and I've stayed at many of the establishments along the beach. I've stayed at the Buckingham before -- when it was owned by family friends many years ago. The place has not changed. It's the same! That said -- what you see is what you get. It's basic. Not particularly... More 

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Crystal H, Owner at Buckingham Motel, responded to this review

Welcome back! Thanks for taking the time to share an update on your most recent visit. It's great to hear back from someone who also knew us in our younger years, too. It sounds like you had a lovely stay -- we look forward to seeing you again down the line. Take care, Crystal, GM More 

Hartford, Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The good: The place is in a really good location – access to the beach is as close as you can get; cross the road and you’re on the beach. Additionally, you’re close to many of the restaurants nearby (walking distance), as well as being away enough from the noise of southern part of Cape May. At the time of... More 

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Crystal H, Owner at Buckingham Motel, responded to this review

I'm happy that you enjoyed the location, price, and cleanliness of our hotel. That said, I apologize that we couldn't find you another room that you liked. We appreciate you taking the time to give us feedback as suggestions help us to improve. If you ever want to talk more, feel free to reach out. Take care, Crystal, GM More 

Somerset, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This ranks in one of the top three worst rooms that we ever stayed. Very dated! The only reason we stayed here was because it was a last minute decision and everything else was booked. The reviews seemed reasonable and the price was right so we took it (Room #8). When we arrived, we walked into a room that smelled... More 

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Crystal H, Owner at Buckingham Motel, responded to this review

While I'm happy you felt accommodated by our staff, Rich, I'm sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy the room. Thanks for the feedback -- we are always trying to improve and take criticism very seriously. If there's anything else we can do for you, please reach out and let us know. All the best, Crystal, GM More 

Silver Spring, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

One thing any motel should have is a good nights sleep. When the A/C is loud due to poor maintenance it seems the staff should switch A/C units or rooms for the guest. This did not happen until after we checked out. Otherwise things were okay, except for the cancellation policy. Oh, please take an extra roll of TP, as... More 

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Crystal H, Owner at Buckingham Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, Stay. Next time, please let the front desk know if you're experiencing any problems so we can fix them right away. Take care, Crystal, GM More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed here right after the 4th of July. Compared to all the other hotels on beach ave. they were very reasonably priced. Even though they were a lot cheaper our room was very clean and comfortable. The room had a separate kitchen, stove, sink, microwave etc. Probably standard but it did have all the dishes, pots, and pans which... More 

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Crystal H, Owner at Buckingham Motel, responded to this review

Glad to hear you and your family had a comfortable stay here. We're all about being both budget-friendly and providing great accommodations, and it means a lot that you enjoyed everything we do here. Hope the rest of your trip was amazing, too! All the best, Crystal, GM More 

Middletown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

No frills king bed. Clean. Across street from beach. Couple blocks away from town. Ride bikes. Refrig & microwave in room. Not the Ritz but for $99 a night in June , quiet, clean. Not bad , nice wknd no frills in cape may where other hotels are $200 + in June

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Crystal H, Owner at Buckingham Motel, responded to this review

Happy to hear you had a nice weekend here. Hope to see you again soon -- maybe before next June? All the best, Crystal, GM More 

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