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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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Northford, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We just returned from a 3 night stay at the Gingerbread House (8/8-8/11). This was our 5th stay at this B&B and Fred and Joan went above and beyond to make our stay as wonderful as our visits have been in the past. Although we hadn't seen them in over 3 years, it was as if no time had passed.... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a great weekend at the Gingerbread House! We were greeted by Joan who showed us around the house, gave us some baked treats and made us feel right at home. We had a room on the 3rd floor with a shared bath. The house is on Gurney Ave, which is a lovely street. Quiet, yet less than a... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Gingerbread House this past weekend. It's located one block from the beach and 3 blocks away from the Washington Mall. It's in a great location and within walking distance to other great must-dos like the nightlife (Boiler Room, Carney's and Cabanas), shopping, mini-golf, and bike rentals. We stayed in room #5 which is located on the... More

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

Cape May...beautiful, historic, and relatively uncrowded...is the perfect place to enjoy the Jersey Shore...and the Gingerbread House is the perfect place to enjoy Cape May. The lovingly restored Victorian cottage is close to the beach and many excellent restaurants. The rooms are charming and comfortable and the hosts, Joan and Fred, go "above and beyond" to provide their guests with... More

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Long Valley, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent three days with Fred and Joan... couldn't have been better! From the reservation to the greeting to the roms, food etc. all first rate. Chose the Gingerbread House because of location which is ideal but was pleasantly suprised with the hospitality and feel of the B&B and the people. Fred and Joan know what they are doing.

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Havertown, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second stay at the Gingerbread House in Cape May NJ and again it was a wonderful experience. The B&B is kept in immaculate condition and the hospitality provided by Joan and Fred and McKinley is the best. We will be back.

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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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