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Elaine's Bed & Breakfast Inn

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513 Lafayette St, Cape May, NJ
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Elaine's Bed & Breakfast Inn
Ranked #11 of 49 Cape May B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just returned from our 5 night stay at Elaine's and we loved it. The staff were friendly, especially our housekeeping person who made towel animals for my daughter every day! We enjoyed the porch restaurant one evening which had good food and good service. I was not disturbed by the live music playing every night because it finished by... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our 1st experience at Elaines was in October of 2013.I thought it was ghost hunters weekend but it was not. We stayed in room 5 the mermaid room and it was very nice. It poured all weekend but that did not stop us from great drinks and company at Elaine's bar, a cute show and dinner in the halloween themed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, daughter, son and I just returned from a 2 night stay with a family of four at Elaine’s Bed and Breakfast and had a great time. Everyone was so accommodating and welcoming. We had a blast! Staff is exceptionally friendly, the food is fabulous and we felt as welcomed as if visiting old friends. We have been to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time going there was a "Haunted Mansion" theme room. There was an atmosphere of Victorian/Edwardian . Now every year afterwards it is becoming more and more like a beach bar atmosphere , like Lori from Pennsylvannia said in her review. We too, like Lori stayed away from the loud music and partying of the late afternoon . To have... More

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queens new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned home from a 4 night stay at Elaine's I can t think of one negative thing to say about Elaine's delicious Breakfast ,very nice clean rooms & a wonderful staff this is our 2nd stay at Elaine's & we will defiantly be returning next year.Thanks Elaine's for a great vacation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just returned from Elaine's Victorian Inn. We were there for 2 nights. The place is SPOTLESSLY CLEAN. As other people have said their breakfast is GOURMET all the way. Oat meal with huge blueberry's, strawberry's, nuts etc. Their pancakes are the best we have ever eaten.Fresh squeezed juices,waffles, eggs any way you like and like you will. Plenty of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spend two nights in this centrally located bed and breakfast. The breakfast was unusual for a b&b in that it was off a regular breakfast menu and served on an outdoor porch. The food was terrific, and eating on the porch was very nice. At 5:00 each evening they have musical entertainment and one can sit on an upstairs veranda... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 3 nights at this property. Overall, we had a nice stay - the good parts were very good, and the bad parts were mild annoyances - but I think this property needs to decide if it wants to be an upscale B&B or a kitschy beach party spot. Right now it feels a bit schizophrenic. The good: the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and love this Inn in Cape May. The room was very clean and nicely decorated. The only negative was wish they had a flat screen tv, instead of old style TV. The breakfast is so delicious, the waffles, french toast and my Husband's favorite 2,2,2 special. The porch is so nice to enjoy the food or for cocktails... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The prices were some of the best down in Cape May and the room was amazing. There is a nice deck to sit out on on the 2nd story. They had a few bands pkaying as well while we were there which is great to encourage good small local bands. It was great! The breakfast were great too out on... More

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Address: 513 Lafayette St, Cape May, NJ
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May

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