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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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Bangor, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was fantastic. Very CLEAN. The beds were really comfortable and the bathroom was nice. It is right across the street from the beach which made it very convenient. I also loved that we didn't have to lug beach chairs and an umbrella because they have staff from the Beach Shack who ask you how many chairs and umbrellas... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When selecting a hotel for my family's first beach vacation, I thought Cape May would be perfect. Before having kids, my husband and I spent time there, and had dinner at the Blue Pig. We fell in love with Congress Hall. I was excited to learn that Congress Hall had a sister property targeted towards families -- the Beach Shack.... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time to Cape May so perhaps my expectations were too high, but the Beach Shack is a 1960s era motel with some laminate wood floors and a fresh coat of paint. The bathroom was tiny and the fixtures were rusty. The kitchenette was a microwave and a mini fridge on a peeling laminate counter top. The window a/c unit... More 

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Englewood, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Beach Shack was a great beach hotel. The location of the hotel is great, being across from the beach, close to town, and being in the center of Cape May. The hotel is attached to the Rusty Nail restaurant and bar that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner and of course cocktails! The hotel is somewhat outdated but has been... More 

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Jersey Shore, NJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice hotel for a long weekend. The rooms are clean. We had 2 adjoining rooms each with 2 double beds, mini fridge, microwave, and extra sink. Not much in decor but it was fine. Pros: directly across the street from the beach, complimentary beach lounge chairs, towels, and umbrellas that they set up and take down, quiet... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really liked the Beach Shack. Our room wasn't fancy, but it was super clean and the bed was comfy. Love that it's right on the beach and that you can walk to other Cape Resorts properties (Congress Hall for breakfast!) as well as the quaint outdoor pedestrian shopping area. Little details place it a cut above other motels: free... More 

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Haddonfield
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I hate to write a bad review about this property since they are part of cape may resorts. I love the Star and congress Hall and have stayed there dozens on times over the past 3 years. However, The Beach Shack has major problems. When we arrived Tuesday for our two night visit Reception was pleaset and efficient. We were... More 

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Downingtown
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I found the staff to be very nice. The location of the Beach Shack is great. Having the associated restaurant is so convenient. The beach service with the lounges, and umbrella, and towels set up as needed by the staff was worth a ton. The beds were very comfortable. We had the standard shack on the third... More 

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Colonia, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have to say this place was really nice. They are part of the Congress Hall and Star Motel. I didn't appreciate walking up 3 flights of stairs with luggage but found one of the workers to help us. The rooms where clean but some black mold on the mirror by the microwave was a bit nasty. It restaurant is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We stayed here for the first time two weeks ago. The room was clean and the location was great. It's a big plus that they provide you with beach towels, lounge chairs and umbrella setup. They also offer lunch delivery on the beach from rusty nail, which is right next door to the hotel.

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