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The Southern Mansion

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720 Washington ST, Cape May, NJ 08204
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mercerville, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our 4th stay at this wonderful Victorian Hotel at Christmas time. I have to say it is a beautiful experience. The place is fully decorated with all the decorations you can imagine. Done with great preparation and care. We love the large sitting room (Living Room) with 2 fire places. A really nice area to just sit, read... More 

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D.C.
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Best B & B in Cape May! Largest room size w/King size bed w/private bathroom. 3rd floor walk up very quiet. Whole experience first class from the special order breakfast with fruit/salmon/drink bar/waiter etc. The ever burning fireplaces. Staff exceptional. All clients first class. The best New Year Eve. Whole Old Town/Beach walkable from Southern Mansion. Will be back!

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Bayville, New Jersey
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214 reviews 214 reviews
16 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We have stayed at many B&B's in Cape May. We especially enjoy it over the Holidays with the Victorian decorations. We finally were able to get reservations at the Southern Mansion and it has now become our go-to place i Cape May. The place is decorated beautifully, 2 gas fireplaces in the parlor, and wonderful architecture and Victorian era furniture.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

It was a fanatic weekend. Ken and Rita are so friendly as well as the entire staff . The mansion was magnificent the food was off the chart and a special thank you to Ken For his recommendation of The Blue Rose. You must go ! All of you will hold a place in my heart and memory. Thank you.... More 

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Greencastle, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

"The Only Place to Stay in Cape May" - The New York Times. My wife an I enjoyed a nice weekend away here in June of 2013. Neat rooms - home was built in 1863, each of the rooms is unique. Property is not "on" the beach, but very close. We also had a chance to visit their sister property,... More 

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Giv'atayim, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We had a very nice stay a the Mansion. We regret it was for one night only . Very lovely room , courtyard , and romantic atmosphere . A little bit removed from the beach line but this is for the better . The breakfast was fine too. Most recommended for anyone that willing to pay some extra dollars for... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is a wonderful place to stay in Cape May! My room was unsurpassed and my bed was very comfortable. I had a problem with noise from a wedding and management handled it to my satisfaction. I would stay there again.

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Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stayed here during on first visit to Cape May and loved every second. The location was perfect. It was far enough away from the shops & restaurants to avoid traffic & the crowds but still within walking distance. There was always water & tea in the lobby and the breakfast was substantial & delicious. The gardens were beautiful. Everything... More 

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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It was a wonderful experience to learn the history and see all that makes this magnificent B & B so very special. Our delightful and well informed tour guide, Rita, made our time there even more delightful. Rita has an art history background and enriched the facts with so much more ancillary information. I can see why this venue is... More 

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Phoenix
2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

We had the first floor king suite. Nice room but what they did not tell us was how loud it would be in the halls. You hear EVERYTHING that goes on out there. That was a little frustrating trying to sleep. The front staff was ok and the breakfast servers were good. The grounds were very nice and was close... More 

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