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The Southern Mansion

4.0 of 5 720 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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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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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4 hotel reviews
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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
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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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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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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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3 helpful votes 3 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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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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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Our four day mini-vacation was quite enjoyable at this beautiful B and B. The location was great for enjoying the quaint shops and great restaurants. Breakfast was especially nice because of the glutin free choses we had. But, the highlight of our day was the superb service we received from our waiter John. His friendly demeanor, as well as his... 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*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
The Southern Mansion Hotel Cape May
Southern Mansion Cape May
Southern Mansion Hotel Cape May
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Cape May
#12 Family Hotel in Cape May

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