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The Southern Mansion

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   720 Washington ST, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Ranked #7 of 42 hotels in Cape May
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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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English first
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Belcamp, Maryland
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Stayed here for a spontaneous weekend getaway with the family in January...just because we love Cape May. The Southern Mansion was a beautiful accommodation. The rooms are ample and well furnished, and manage to combine antique, lavish, classy and cozy, so well done. The service is outstanding and the breakfast buffet and to-order items are also very good. Fresh made... More

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Rockville, Maryland
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

We've walked by The Southern Mansion a hundred times on our trips to Cape May and finally decided to give it a try. Upon arrival, we were greeted by Ken who was very helpful getting us checked in and settled into our room. We stayed in room 11a which is the Standard Queen and listed as a "smaller room" on... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We recently stayed here for a winter get away weekend. We were upgraded to room #12 with the solarium It was everything I expected! The receptionist, Denise, was very kind and showed us to our room. The room was very clean and well appointed. The bed, which is in a loft upstairs, was very comfortable. The ceiling is VERY low... More

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Clark, New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Staff friendly, rooms large, nicely decorated and extremely clean. Breakfast wonderful, Close to everything except beach. Very relaxing atmosphere. Have gone back many times and will again. Very interesting tour of the mansion. Be sure to do that.

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York Haven, PA
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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I absolutely love the Southern Mansion. The rooms are beautiful and well kept. The mansion house alone is gorgeous but it was even more so decorated for Christmas. I don't feel like I'm at a hotel or an inn when I'm there, I feel like I'm at home. Our stay was wonderful, relaxing and we didn't want to leave. The... More

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Buckingham, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

My wife and I just returned from our shared 40th birthday weekend retreat (Dec 14/15, 2013). The Southern Mansion is a gem, authentic Victorian top to bottom. We were greeted by Ken at the front desk, who couldn't have made a better first impression...warm and welcoming, funny and chatty, just a nice, nice guy. Our room was #11, a split... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

My husband and I have been coming to Cape May for many years. Though we've tried other B&Bs, we always return here. Yes, it is a bit more expensive than others, but there is a reason for that. The Southern Mansion isn't a typical B&B for all the reasons mentioned in the favorable reviews. We especially like Room 25, large,... More

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Mineral, VA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

The Southern Mansion is a B&B... but we found it to be much more. The facility, built in 1863 and fully restored to that state, including many items and artwork left over from past eras, is as close to living in the 19th century as we could ask for. The room, large by any standard, had furniture like (and some... More

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Line Lexington, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

I have written a ton of reviews for this place throughout 20 plus years. I have to say it has never ever disappointed my husband, my daughter, and myself. This trip was my husband and I. We have stayed in many rooms here but by far our favorite is The Master Suite right next to the office and right off... More

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Also Known As:
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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
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cape May
#13 Family Hotel in Cape May
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Southern Mansion 4*
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