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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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Ashburn, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The best thing about the hotel was the location. We spent several nights and enjoyed the beautiful building and grounds. We were within walking distance to many restaurants, beaches and the Washington Street Mall. Our room was quiet and very well maintained by the housekeeping staff. Unfortunately our room was located at the top of a spiral staircase so accessibility... More 

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband & I enjoyed a two night stay @ this beautiful property. We stayed in a premium king room off the atrium/porch area on the main level, room # 18. The room was beautifully appointed with antique furniture & decor, quite spacious. Comfy pillows, pristine bedding & upscale bath amenities. Breakfast was very nice with a hot, made to... More 

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Clark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I got engaged here.i proposed to her in the cupola on top of the roof of the enormous bed and breakfast . We had a private chef private waitress with a gourmet five star dinner. The southern mansion staff did a tremendous job helping me set this whole thing up to surprise my wife , just perfect... More 

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Southampton, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We went to Cape May and stayed here last Summer with friends. Loved it and will probably go again this Summer. The room was spacious for the two of us. The included breakfast was more than ample - from muffins to omelettes. Location was perfect for getting around Cape May. The staff was warm to us. Beware: No elevator, so... More 

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Annapolis, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My aunt and I stayed at The Southern Mansion for the first time this past weekend, and absolutely loved the place! Walking around the mansion was mesmerizing, and I truly enjoyed getting to explore the place a bit! Had such a wonderful time talking to the staff as well, Ken, Denise and Harry all shared some history and stories about... More 

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Mercerville, New Jersey
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

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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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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125 helpful votes 125 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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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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