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The Southern Mansion

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   720 Washington ST, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Ranked #6 of 42 hotels in Cape May
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first time at a bed and breakfast. I loved the original Victorian furniture and the feeling of how life was lived at that time in history. Would definitely recommend for an adult get away. Staff made you feel at home and the grounds are beautiful.

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Burlington, NJ
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our experience at the Southern Mansion exceeded our expectations, this 1860's facility has been expertly restored to a glorious victorian feel with ameneties you would expect in a modern facility, specifically the bathrooms and central air conditioning. Our Room was huge, filled with functional antiques and a fantastic king size four poster bed, the mattress was firm and the linens... More

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I need to begin by stating that I am not a fan of "bed and breakfasts". They tend to be very stuffy, somewhat unconfortable, dark and esoteric. The Southern Mansion, did not disappoint. Although, the exterior and grounds are quite impressive and beautiful, the interior met my high standards as stated above; stuffy, uncomfortable, dark and esoteric. I can add... More

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new jersey
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was invited to a wedding at the Southern Mansion so we stay there for 2 nights. It is a great hotel, quaint & romantic. Each room is unique to itself which a traditional vintage decor which adds to the charm of the property. Walking distance to the town and a short ride to the beach.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Our tour of The Southern Mansion was wonderful! The beauty and history of the Mansion are incredible. Our tour guide, Hamilton, whose family currently owns the Mansion, was very welcoming and informative. The tour was only $10 per person and it lasted a full hour. Hamilton was very knowledgeable and she answered all of our questions, and told us many... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We stayed here during our anniversary. The inn is beautiful, and has it's own parking which is a huge plus. It's also across from my favorite restaurant (Washington inn) . We booked a room with a private entrance which was very convenient forgoing in and out of and especially packing and unpacking. The only thing that kept me from giving... More

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Forked River, New Jersey
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The Southern Mansion is unique because you have the feel of being on a secluded estate, but you also enjoy the benefits of being within easy walking distance of the beaches and shopping areas. We have vacationed in Cape May many times before, and the Southern Mansion is superior to all of the places we have stayed previously. All of... More

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Dumont, New Jersey
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My daughter and I have been coming to Cape May for years and have always wanted to stay at The Southern Mansion. We finally made an overnight trip in early June and had a great stay! The place is immaculate, the gardens are beautiful, and the breakfast was delicious! The staff was exceptionally friendly (Ken and Rita especially) as well.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

my husband and I just staye there this past weekend for our 1st year anniversary married the staff are great the mansion is GORGEOUS the whole place is a dream we will continue to go every year evertything is close by beach is three blocks down. if your going to dine out you MUST try Lucky Bones!! and also the... More

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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111 reviews 111 reviews
10 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Oh what a wonderful place. The staff is so nice. The living room and breakfast area are lovely. You can sit on the porch rockers outside and sip lemonade or iced tea. The place is beautifully taken care of inside and out. We stayed in a king premier room and all I can say is this was a great place... More

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Address: 720 Washington ST, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Southern Mansion 4*
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