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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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South Jersey
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2009

Sometimes you stumble upon a special place and you know it right from the start. The Gingerbread House is one of these places. Fred and Joan made us feel welcome from the beginning to the end. We were treated like family. It's not too big nor is it too small. The attention to detail is impeccable. Everything from the exquisite... More 

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Phoenixville PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2009

With it's charming decor, impeccably clean rooms, warm service, and fantastic location, The Gingerbread House is a jewel in Cape May. With prices of every type of rental reaching astronomical heights these days, you can rest assured that you will get your money's worth and then some. Joan and Fred are warm and fun and made our stay wonderful. You... More 

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United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2009

while hotel and amenities are ok, service is quite cold and poor. little personal touch and attention.

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manchester,ma
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2009

Joan and Fred have created a fantastic place for anyone seeking peace, happiness and comfort in Cape May. I really could not believe a B & B could be so inviting and the owners so available and caring. It was like being invited to be part of a family, where we had all the privacy yet immediate attention paid to... More 

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South Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2009

I recently returned from a weekend away with my husband to the Gingerbread House in Cape May. What a wonderful experience!! This was our first bed and breakfast stay so we weren't sure quite what to expect. Our first impression of the Gingerbread House started at the front door and the exquisite attention to detail in the architecture of the... More 

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pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2008

My husband and I just returned from a weekend in Cape May New Jersey. We are Cape May "summer regulars' who usually stay in hotels on the beach...but this time, because we wanted to experience Cape May at Christmas. We stayed at the Gingerbread House B and B. Our experience was wonderful! Joan and Fred, the Innkeepers have lovingly restored... More 

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Rochester New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2008

I visited the Gingerbread House during the week after Labor Day. The house was beautiful and comfortable. It has been beautifully restored with lovely antiques. However, it didn't feel stuffy and uncomfortable. On the contrary, it felt warm and welcoming to relax in the parlor or enjoy a delicious breakfast in the dining room. The location couldn't have been better.... More 

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Morgantown, WV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2008

We called on the fly, and Joan & Fred were instantly responsive, had a beautiful ideal room for us, and were excellent, informative and helpful hosts. Their B&B is gorgeous, in immaculate condition, and very convenient to everything in Cape May. This was our first time at the NJ shore, and our short visit was very positive...we do hope to... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2008

We just returned from three nights/four days in magical, restful Cape May, NJ, where the Victorian Age lives on in the hundreds of 1860-1900 homes and resorts, many of which have been converted to B&Bs. We stayed in The Gingerbread House, built in 1869 and located less than a block from the beach. We first visited Cape May 24 years... More 

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2008

My husband and I have stayed at the Gingrebread House 4-6 times over the past sixteen or more years. Since we discovered it those many years ago, it is the only place we stay when we take our infrequent shore vacations. Why? Becasue the home is just what we would have if we were willing to put in the work... More 

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