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Gingerbread House

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 2013
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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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Scott Township, Pennsylvania, Usa
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

The Gingerbread house was a great bread and breakfast ! Cleaner than most hotels I ever stayed in !! Owners are nice and very accommodating. Beautiful Victorian home and charming owners.The Gingerbread is very convenientally located near the center of town and only a half block from the beach. I would definitely stay here again and recommen it to others.

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Manville, New Jersey
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We loved the Gingerbread house. Exceptionally clean, beautiful victorian home, and I mean home. so cozy, enviting, relaxing. Total comfort and escape! We highly recommend this wonderful, cozy bed & breakfast. Joan and Fred arw great. warm friendly. joan- great breakfast. fred--nice workmanship on all the beautiful wood touches!

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Morrisville, Pennsylvania
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We stayed here for two evenings. The location is great, close to the information center and the Cape May trolley and tourist activities. The house and furnishings are beautiful. The innkeepers are very nice. It was fun sitting in the parlor and dining room in the evenings and mornings and talking to the other guests about all of our experiences.... More

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Herndon, Virginia
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16 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

This was my first trip to Cape May, and I wanted to stay in a Vjctorian home with lots of charm and ambiance. I found it in the Gingerbread House! Fred and Joan were personably and inviting, and I felt very welcomed and "at home" here. They helped make it a memorable weekend!

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Parma, Ohio
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13 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

We were originally booked at the Doctors Inn in Cape May Court House. 205 miles behind us, on or way to New Jersey, we were called by Doctors Inn and were told their B & B had a 2" pipe burst on the third floor and could not accommodate us. They suggested a few B & B including this property.... More

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gingerbreadhousemgmt, Owner at Gingerbread House, responded to this review

To Whom It May Concern: We're very sorry that you were disappointed with our telephone service on Nov. 21st. Our assistant innkeeper explained the entire situation and your telephone call. According to your comment, you mentioned that she would have to speak to the owner, however, she never made that comment due to the fact that we were unreachable by... More

Shady Side, Maryland
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

This was our first experience with Cape May, it's restaurants and lodging (first B&B experience as well). I know a large part of our enjoyment was due to Fred and Joan as they were warm, friendly, personable, welcoming, and incredibly helpful about the local resources. Joan makes wonderful fresh baked items every day...yummy! We stayed on the second floor suite... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

What a wonderful week at the Gingerbread House B&B!! Fred and Joan are like family to us, we enjoy their company and hospitality so much!! Their Inn is always so welcoming, clean and comfortable!! and the breakfasts are incredible!! (The weather cooperated too! We had 80+ degrees everyday and sunshine - couldn't have asked for a better weather week!!) Thank... More

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East Windsor, New Jersey
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

family-friendly atmostphere run by a kind sweet couple who really take great pride and care in their home, yet I am so looking forward to heading back down for a romantic wknd getaway with my boyfriend as well :) Fred and Joan are the kindest, nicest owners you could imagine, warm and hospitable! cannot WAIT to go back down again!!

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1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

In life, we all have aspirations that our dreams will meet reality. Joan and Fred, the caring and engaging proprietors of the Gingerbread House bring such wishes for vacation to life. Year after year, we would pass by one of the most eye-catching properties in our favorite seaside resort and say that we must stay here once the kids are... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Great accommodations. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Joan was a wonderful hostess. We always enjoy our times in Cape May, but the Gingerbread House added to that enjoyment. The house's proximity to the beach was a pleasant bonus.

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Also Known As:
Gingerbread House Hotel Cape May
Gingerbread House Hotel
Address: 28 Gurney Street, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites
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Ranked #5 of 49 B&Bs / Inns in Cape May
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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