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The Southern Mansion

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   720 Washington ST, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Ranked #5 of 42 hotels in Cape May
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Frank and Linda B Bluffton, South Carolina
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bluffton, South Carolina
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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109 reviews 109 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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Hoboken, New Jersey
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

We just got back from the magnificent Southern Mansion. If you love the Victorian era, please mark this place as a don't miss. It's stunningly beautiful, the food is gourmet, the staff is friendly and accommodating. Our personal favorite is the wonderful Rita whose enthusiasm for the place is infectious. We had room # 10 which was spacious and the... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

The mansion is beautiful. Tastefully appointed lovely grounds. The breakfasts were unremarkable by Bed and Breakfast Standards but were certainly fine. Over all our experience was great. When we arrived home we realized we left our phone charger behind. When we called the inn, Rita could not have been more rude about how inconvenient it was for her that people... More

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southernmansion, Manager at The Southern Mansion, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us at the SOuthern Mansion. Though we are delighted you found it beautiful we are sorry that you were not fully satisfied. We try constantly, to make our guests happy and satisfy them in every way. I am sorry that you felt we were not conciliatory enough about you leaving you charger in... More

Endicott, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Stayed here for a long weekend May 2014. A large Victorian with an additional attached section. Stayed in Room 25 which is on second floor at the end of the extension. Great room featuring a private balcony. Period furnishings and a quality bathroom, with another shared porch in front and spiral staircase to grounds. Spacious grounds and nice landscaping. Excellent... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

My sister and her husband were married here a weekend in March and it was beautiful. It rained so we were inside and a bit cramped but no one minded. The staff were very courteous and helpful, they even stopped what they were doing in the kitchen to give me milk for our two year old (twice). The layout is... 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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