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Leith Hall Bed and Breakfast

22 Ocean St, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Ranked #34 of 47 Cape May B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this B&B last minute and were thankful to get a two bedroom suite as there were four of us traveling together. We had a late arrival, and the hosts were excellent in communicating what to expect. We booked the Audubon suite and it was very charming. Loved the high ceilings in the main room. There was only one... More 

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Susan L, Owner at Leith Hall Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thrilled you could join us last minute! We're happy you enjoyed breakfast - French toast is one of our favorites, too. Thanks for your wonderful remarks! We do hope we'll be seeing you again the next time you make it to Cape May! Best, Susan and Elan, Owners More 

Monroe, New Jersey
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent the night at Leith Hall. While we have been to Cape May many times, this was are first visit here. Elan is a wonderful host and shares many interesting facts about his and Susan's travels in Europe. Afternoon tea was tasty -especially the Key Lime Cheesecake. Would definitely recommend Leith Hall.

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Susan L, Owner at Leith Hall Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

So glad your stay with us was so wonderful! We do like sharing our stories with guests, and getting to hear theirs -- it's a wonderful way to get to know the people who come through our doors. Since you've been coming to Cape May for so long, we do hope we'll be seeing you again in the future for... More 

Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The location (a block from the ocean and two blocks from town centre), the ocean view (from our third floor bedroom AND bathroom!), the delicious homemade breakfasts, the hosts (friendly and attentive but not "in your face"), the housekeeper cleaned the room while we were at breakfast (her timing was perfect!),the authenticity of the B&B Victorian style.

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Susan L, Owner at Leith Hall Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderful review, Ann! We're lucky to have oceans views from all of our rooms upstairs, and we're glad you enjoyed that so much. With that said, we hope we'll get to see you again on your next trip to Cape May. Best, Susan and Elan, Owners More 

Brackenridge, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I have to say, Elan and Susan, the owners were very nice and helpful, especially with directions. We got a cold response with rudeness with a staff member VIOLET! Never in my life have I been treated so ignorantly! She acted as if we were a bother to her. My wife noticed how she was eyeing me up and down.... More 

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leithhall, Owner at Leith Hall Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

First, I want to thank you for your nice comments about the food, and I'm glad you enjoyed the ocean view from your room, and our great porch! I am so surprised by your comments about a member of our staff! Violet has worked for us for over 6 years, and we find her to be always generous and upbeat.... More 

Frederick
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We went for our anniversary in November. The inn keepers were EXCELLENT! Love the details of the home. Even the housekeeper was quite friendly. My wife and I have always wanted to go to a B&B and this was our first experience. We stayed in the Celebrity room - on the top floor which was fun - small but so... More 

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Susan L, Owner at Leith Hall Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

George, it's wonderful to know that we could help make your November anniversary in Cape May a special one. We're glad you and your wife enjoyed your stay through uncooperative weather, though you're right -- Cape May in the summer really is magical. The beach will be here waiting for you upon your return! We loved having you both and... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

What a wonderful experience. This was our first time in a B&B in Cape May and it set the tone for what I hope was only my first stay at Leith Hall. As an antique and book lover, I was delighted with the authentic period decor Elan and Susan used to conjure a true Victorian atmosphere, to gorgeous effect. They... More 

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Susan L, Owner at Leith Hall Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We love seeing that Leith Hall made your first B&B stay in Cape May an enjoyable one. It was our pleasure having you as guests while you soaked in the Victorian atmosphere and explored the town. Your kind words regarding the treats and afternoon tea have both of us smiling -- we hope you'll visit again in the future! Best,... More 

New Windsor, New York, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Leith-Hall for 3 peaceful nights, 3 wonderful breakfasts...and 3 busy days of a Cape May Victorian Christmas get away. We were greeted by Susan who showed us around the lovely B & B, which has great Victorian charm and the comforts of home. Elan prepared a nourishing and delicious breakfast each morning which is... More 

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Susan L, Owner at Leith Hall Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Barbara, we're happy to see you and your husband enjoyed your three-day stay with us this past Christmas. It's our pleasure to offer a Victorian atmosphere while keeping our amenities up to speed -- the best of both worlds, one might say! We're glad Elan's cooking got you off to the right start each morning and appreciate all your warm... More 

Seaford, Delaware
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

Elan and Susan are a lovely couple. Well versed in the goings on in town and knowledgeable in where to eat and places to go. Breakfasts were very good and warm. Goodies at tea were delicious. Good location . Ocean half a block and Washington Mall 2 blocks away.

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Susan L, Owner at Leith Hall Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It's great to see you enjoyed your stay with us when you visited Cape May, Darlene. We're glad you enjoyed the proximity to the beach as well as the Washington Mall. Thanks for joining us to warm up with breakfast and afternoon tea! We hope you'll visit again in the future. Best, Susan and Elan, Owners More 

Southport, North Carolina
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My husband and I recently stayed here to meet up with family members for a nice weekend getaway. First, I’ll give you the positives. The location is great. We had parking included with our room which was also nice. The owners and staff were personable. The owners provided a book they prepared that gave information about the decorative and some... More 

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leithhall, Owner at Leith Hall Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We're very sorry that you didn't enjoy your visit. I am assuming that you stayed in the Highland Room which was in the Victorian Homes article because that is the only way you could make the mistake that the bedspreads haven't been replaced. If you looked at the room your family members stayed in (also in the article), you would... More 

Sun City, Arizona
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We just returned from a delightful stay at Leith Hall. We loved our room (Empire Room), which was cozy and comfortable. The bathroom was charming, with a very modern multiple-spray shower. Elan and Susan are decorating wonders. Each room contained hand-painted walls and wallpaper appropriate to the room's theme. Our room's information booklet contained detailed info regarding the decor and... More 

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