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Beach Shack

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   205 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Ranked #23 of 42 hotels in Cape May
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013
Terri O West Haven, Connecticut
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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West Haven, Connecticut
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

I have been going to Cape May all my life, and anyone who has will tell you: If you are looking for a luxury suite at The Ritz, you will not find it in Cape May. How much time are you spending in your room? Get out into the air people. This place is great for it's purpose. Great food,... More

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

I booked a trip for a weekend in October. I called the next day. Less than 24 hours to cancel it. Because we found out my husband had a business trip that week. They wouldn't not give me my money back. Their policy is will refund up to so many days before you check in. I cancel over a month... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Perfect hotel in Cape May. All of the hotels in Cape May are across a small street from the beach. You can't find a better location. The hotel is top notch. Rooms are very clean, the beds extremely comfortable, and the staff friendly. Our favorite part is the fire pit. Across from the pool is a sandy area with a... More

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Santa Cruz, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

the 'shack' is the most unique, well laid out, attention to artistic detail hotel i found on tripadvisor from california. when i arrived, i saw all the other places i checked out. thrilled i choose the 'beach shack'. the rusty nail restaurant played live music to create an ambiance of 'ocean life'. the food was fantastic. the room was clean... More

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Pittstown, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Went to the Beach Shack AGAIN. Stayed on the second floor this time.There's people to help with the luggage&so nice doing it. In fact by the time I came down for more Jose had most of the stuff in the room. Excellent service. I'm so glad because My Husband Has a Pacemaker& I had 3 teeth pulled the day before.So... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

This was our second stay at the Beach Shack & this visit was as good as last September's. Our room was spacious with lovely linens & cool beach decor. Check in was friendly & fast & we had no trouble getting a first floor room as we requested. Friday night we spent in their bar, the Rusty Nail, sitting with... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Myself, husband, and daughter stayed at Beach Shack for a week in September. We stayed in one of the rooms with the semi-private deck overlooking The Rusty Nail. We originally had booked a single room but upon arrival decided that we needed a little extra space with the 3 of us and staying a whole week. I was so wonderfully... More

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Drums, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Stayed at the beach shack,after it was to have been renovated,I guess they missed the room I was in,the carpet was dirty,never walked in my bare feet, The view was great,but for the price of the room,not worth it. Would not recommend to a friend.

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Beacon, New York, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

The property itself is nice..Rusty Nail, Fire Pit, Music...but the room was so bad! As soon as we walked through the door the "mildew" smell was over whelming! The furniture was gross, the bathroom was so small you felt like you were on a ship! the drawers in the bathroom and bedroom didn't open (warped) there was NO phone, NO... More

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Stayed at the Beach Shack in Cape May with my daughter, son-in-law and grandson for a 3 day weekend in Bungalow One which is a 3 bedroom suite. The location was wonderful, and the adjoining restaurant (The Rusty nail) was very good. Great ambience outside with a firepit...very relaxing!! As previous reviewers have said the linens were top rated, but... More

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Additional Information about Beach Shack

Address: 205 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May
Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Ranked #23 of 42 hotels in Cape May
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Beach Shack 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Beach Shack is a fresh, new, fun alternative for beachfront vacations. You will feel comfortable wearing your flip flops all day long. ... more   less 
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