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28 Gurney Street, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Gingerbread House
Ranked #5 of 49 Cape May B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chester, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location was perfect. The house itself, settled among the row of historice Stockton houses on Gurney Street was very special indeed. Every detail in the construction and decoration was perfectly realized. Fred and Joan had thought of every little detail to make our visit to their House perfect, right down to the lovely outdoor shower. The snacks and tea... More

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Centreville, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I spent close to five days at the Gingerbread House last week. The location was ideal, about two blocks to the beach and 3-4 blocks from most restaurants. Joan and Fred are the the perfect B&B hosts; they went beyond our expectations as far as our room and our meals, ensuring that we were comfortable and happy... More

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Nanuet, New York
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My stay at the Gingerbread was simply wonderful. From pulling up at the front door to my leaving, everything and everyone was lovely. The place is beautifully decorated in a Victorian theme and is spotless. The bathroom was immaculate and the bed very comfortable. It is also located less than a block to the beach and a couple of blocks... More

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Hamilton, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at the gingerbread B&B was wonderful! The meticulously maintained home and antique interior created a relaxing and pleasant atmosphere.The hostess and host reflect a positive attitude of genuine care for the stay to be a memorable one. The food served at breakfast and snacks available were all home made delicious experiences. Cape May is blessed with a true... More

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New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Joan and Fred are extremely accommodating. We were looking for a B&B that was close to the beach, shopping and served a lovely breakfast. The Gingerbread House had that and much more. The house is extremely clean and wonderful to explore. They have coffee, water and small snacks available all day. They provide bath towels, beach towels and beach chairs.... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ginger Bread house was our first experience staying at a B&B, we were of course nervous of staying at a B&B but I am happy to say that Joan made our stay and Honeymoon a rememberable time. The breakfast was great, rooms were very nice and the hospitality we experienced was wonderful. The property is so well maintained and... More

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Northford, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ginger bread house is an exceptional bed & breakfast. My wife and I stayed in a few bed and breakfast's in cape may and by far the gingerbread house is the best. Joan and Fred make you feel very welcome and do their best to make you feel relaxed and comfortable. The breakfast is outstanding, the rooms our beautiful... More

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Bergen County, NJ
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't wait to go back. The house, the location to the beach and shopping area, the breakfast, the hospitality, all perfect! Fred and Joan truly made it their business to make sure we had everything we needed. We went with our daughters, both 19, and we all left happy and wanting to return again next summer. We stayed in... More

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Joan and Fred are great people who make you feel very welcome. They have a beautiful house with a great location. It is a short walk to the beach and also a short walk to the downtown area. Breakfast every morning is great. Thanks for everything.

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Potomac, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

GBH is an EXCEPTIONAL B & B.. The rooms are decorated with tender loving care. The rooms are kept immaculately clean. The bed was comfortable. You literally cannot beat the location. 4 houses from the beach and maybe a 5 minute walk, if that, to the center of town. The neighborhood is quiet. Fred and Joan are incredible hosts. They... More

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Address: 28 Gurney Street, Cape May, NJ 08204
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Gingerbread House Hotel Cape May

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A meticulously and elegantly restored 1869 Victorian Bed and Breakfast Inn situated in the historical district and 1/2 block to beach. Period antiques, original watercolors, classical music, Fred's photographs and exquisite woodwork combine with friendly service and attention to detail. Delightful breezes and the sounds of the sea create a comfortable setting amidst the wonderful furnishing of a golden age. Breakfast, fireplace, private baths and guest veranda. ... more   less 
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