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Gingerbread House

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28 Gurney Street, Cape May, NJ 08204
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Can't say enough about our wonderful weekend at the Gingerbread House! A picturesque B&B in Cape May, walking distance from Washington Mall and the ocean. The house was spotless and well maintained. Stayed in Room 6 on the 3rd floor and had the entire floor to ourselves. Rumor has it that this room has been a lucky room and 8... More 

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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

My wife and I love staying at the Gingerbread House every year. We make our reservations and than count down the days until our vacation. Fred and Joan are wonderful hosts. They make you feel like family and can always point you to hidden gems. Every morning there is a gourmet breakfast that really sets the tone for the day.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

I loved staying at the Gingerbread House in Cape May. Fred and Joan were wonderful hosts, and the breakfast was delicious. The whole house, including my room, was beautiful and very clean. I hope to someday return for a longer visit!

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Ehningen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We stayed at the Gingerbread House and enjoyed it so much. It is a great location, close to the beach, has great hosts and breakfast. We felt at home. German review Großartiges Bead and Breakfast mit sehr aufmerksamen Gastgebern, die ihr Haus wundervoll hergerichtet haben. Wir gaben uns sehr wohlgefühlt.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This B&B has it all. Just seconds from the beach, charming hosts who make excellent breakfast, and the shops and restaurants of Cape May just around the corner. We would recommend this house to any travellers.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

After falling in love with Cape May during a 4th of July visit, my boyfriend booked us a room at the Gingerbread House during the Fall as a quick weekend getaway and birthday present. The accommodations are absolutely adorable! Fred did the majority of the home's restoration, and it is picture-perfect. I only briefly met Joan, but the two of... More 

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Stephens City, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

We spent four nights at the Gingerbread House in Cape May, NJ. The location is perfect for walking to restaurants, the convention center, the beach (only a block away), and the downtown pedestrian walking mall and shops. The cottage is beautifully decorated with all rooms reflecting the Victorian period for which Cape May is famous. Everything is spotlessly clean and... More 

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Joan and Fred are extremely friendly and go out of their way to make your stay memorable. The accommodations were clean and comfortable and Joan will satisfy your breakfast cravings. You can park your car and walk to most restuarants and shopping and the beach is just down the street.

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Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Thank you for a great stay. Our wonderful hosts gave personal attention to every detail. Recommendations for my making dinner reservations were key. The house was beautifully appointed and kept. Delicious breakfast & snacks. Look forward to returning. Can walk to all the main activities within a few blocks.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Had a wonderful week at the Gingerbread House! Fred and Joan are such gracious hosts, and McKinley, their assistant, was so helpful and pleasant! The weather was perfect for Indian Summer; the beach was a healing balm; and the town was busy with vacationers and vendors! The restaurants were spectacular! We didn't even move our car all week!!

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