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Gingerbread House

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28 Gurney Street, Cape May, NJ 08204
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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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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, United States
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I chose this place based on location and Trip Advisor reviews. We own a restaurant and tend to be quite picky. Solid choice! The rooms are all beautiful and the furniture throughout the house is of museum caliber. McKinley did a fantastic job as our hostess. Breakfast was an awesome experience in itself. We had an amazing... More 

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Easton, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our stay at The Gingerbread House was wonderful! Fred and Joan were very welcoming to our family of 4. They treated us like family. The location was great...it was within walking distance to the beach, the restaurants and shopping. The breakfasts were fantastic (as were the chocolate chip cookies that were always there for a snack!) The rooms were beautifully... More 

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed at the Gingerbread House for the first time and would surely stay again. The owners, Fred and Ginger (heh heh), I mean Joan, are very nice. The breakfasts that Joan made were very good. Fred showed my wife and I some of his craftsmanship skills on the front doors--which Fred made---very impressive! The house is... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wouldn't stay anywhere else. Great Hosts! Great Location! Great Accommodations! We have visited as a family for at least the past six years. Joan, Fred, and McKinley work hard so we don't have to!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful 2 night stay in this beautiful and comfortable B&B. Joan and Fred are fantastic! They make sure you know your way around town, give great suggestions for places to go, and cook up a delicious breakfast! The Inn is less than one block from the beach on a beautiful street, so you don't even have to... More 

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Duncannon, PA
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 9-year-old grandson and I just spent a few days at the Gingerbread House, an annual treat for us. Fred and Joan are excellent hosts who have a lovely home that they share with us and give a delicious hot breakfast too! It's super close to the beach and easy walking distance to the Washington Street Mall. Perfect spot in... More 

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Wayne, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fred and Joan are excellent host. They will do just about anything to make your stay perfect. They are so talented and can do just about anything. The breakfasts were a beautiful surprise each morning. Great location.

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Ramsey, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved our stay at the Gingerbread house last week. The hosts, Joan and Fred, are so hospitable and inviting that you really think you are staying in your own home. I have been to many b&b's and have never felt as welcome as I felt here. Great location - 1 block to beach and shops on beach, 2... More 

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every aspect of our stay at the Gingerbread House was a treat. The lovely home is conveniently located for a short stroll to the beach and/or quaint cobbled area with wonderful shops and restaurants. Fred and Joan and Mac have seen to every detail to make their guests comfortable and feel welcome. The breakfast was exquisite, perfectly served in a... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fred and Joan are incredibly helpful and kind! They provided beautiful breakfasts every morning and made sure that my new bride and I had everything we needed. The house is beautiful, and it was a joy to stay there for the three nights we spent in Cape May. The Gingerbread House is walking distance from the downtown mall and within... More 

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