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Beach Shack

205 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204
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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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We stayed a week at the Beach Shack last August and I just realized I never reviewed it. My review is based mostly on the fact that we paid $350+ a night for this motel and it so totally was not worth that much! The rooms were ample and beds comfy, but the place is OLD. The pool is boring,... More 

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New Jersey
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141 reviews 141 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Awesome location, plus, has the Rusty Nail right there, at your finger tips. Rooms are nice and clean and comfy, and the service on the beach is great as well when it comes to the Beach Shack supplied chairs, towels, and umbrellas. They have a nice pool as well, and the fire pit is so cool at night.

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Horsham, Pennsylvania
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

In town for the Dragon Boat Festival and stayed in building close to the outdoor fire pit. The atmosphere was very relaxed and it was easy to meet new folks hanging outside listening to live music. Great location, clean room, staff was friendly, and the parking was easy. I would definitely come back again!

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Montclair, New Jersey
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My wife and I visit Cape May every year and were in town to celebrate our anniversary with our 5 month old daughter. They Beach Shack was a nice stay. The staff were excellent, the property is in a perfect location. The beach service of towels and chairs is great. They do advertise that the Rusty Nail would deliver food... More 

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West Babylon, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

mcoyne55 Post Labor day in at the Cape and it rains. The staff and Management at Beach Shack found a way to save the vacation. Clean, friendly, and willing to go the extra to make your stay a great one. Wife and First timer friends.....IMPRESSED!

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New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My husband and I got a deal and stayed 2 nights right before the Memorial Day rush. While the hotel was pretty full, we enjoyed peace and quiet nights in our room, and full service for all amenities during the day! The beach is right across the street, where a staff member will set up a comfortable chaise lounge, umbrella... More 

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Fallston, Maryland
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25 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

While I have stayed at their sister property, Congress Hall, this was my first stay at the Beach Shack. It is a casual beachfront motel that is made fun with its bright turquoise doors and matching turquoise & coral beach umbrellas at the pool and beach area. The rooms are quite large and feature a clean, crisp beach feel. Even... More 

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Cedar Grove, New Jersey
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This older motel was purchased by Cape Resorts and I hoped for better. I pre-paid in early summer; today the price is HALF. There were three BAD room views I got one of them (a lovely view of the cleaning carts in a dark hall) and they had vacancies! I paid $500 for three nights, yet today the price is... More 

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DotC222, General Manager at Beach Shack, responded to this review

Dear DWhite1203, We are saddened to hear that you did not enjoy your stay at the Beach Shack. We wish that you would have come to the Front Desk and let us know about your dissatisfaction with the items you mentioned. Had you brought these complaints to our attention during your stay, we could have rectified your problems and turned... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Need to rest after the ferry and this place has the most comfortable beds and waking up to the view of the beach is something you can't beat! Had the rusty nail on the premise for food and drinks. Huge Bon fire pit as well. Just a great environment and restful place.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Literally steps from the beach. They provide lounge chairs, towels and umbrellas. Very convenient. We spent all day at the beach and it was great. Even ordered lunch right to the beach - too nice. However, our night time was anything but that. We were beside guests that were unbelievably loud, from 10:30pm to 2:30am. In addition to just being... More 

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