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635 Columbia Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204
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Ranked #25 of 49 Cape May B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Putnam Valley, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This was our third stay at the Mainstay out of seven times in Cape May. The owners have changed, but the innkeepers remain and I didn't notice any difference. The building and property remain lovely and clean. It is a quick walk to the beach and the inn provides chairs and towels. You can use these even if you check... More 

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Wayne, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Previous owners were absentee owners. New owners are on-site and chat with guests daily as they learn the B&B business. Previous innkeeper (Diane) was kept and that was a wise move. Slight changes being made by new owners such as sofa replacements in some rooms, new fine china cups for tea, etc. Most great things about this inn remain. Best... More 

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Elkton, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

For my 50th birthday my husband took me to the Mainstay Inn. Our room was elegant. Our hostess provided champagne and roses upon my husbands request (extra fee). The wide deck with comfortable seating provided shelter from the evening rain. Our breakfast was delicious with many choices. There were always plenty of homemade goodies in the parlor to enjoy. We... More 

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Madison, New Jersey
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I found the Mainstay Inn on Trip Advisor and am so glad that I did. It is just a beautiful Inn with lots of upscale amenities (from the toiletries and robes to the beach chairs and round the clock cookies). The Inn itself has a colorful history as an upscale men's "club" in the Victorian Era and is decorated in... More 

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Additional Information about Mainstay Inn and Cottage

Address: 635 Columbia Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Mainstay Inn And Cottage Hotel Cape May

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