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Congress Hall

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   200 Congress Place, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Ranked #13 of 42 hotels in Cape May
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Phil H Ramsey, New Jersey
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ramsey, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is our second time here. Certainly not the cheapest hotel in Cape May, lol, but you get what you pay for. From the professionalism when you drive up when you first check in from the gentlemen at the valet, to all the hard young workers at the pool and the beach. Bedroom as are remarkably fresh and clean. I... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is a saying that you get what you pay for...with the Congress Hall, that's certainly not the case when prices were close to $600 a night. We are staying here for 4 nights/5 days and while I'm typing this in the hotel lobby because our room wasn't made (it's 3pm!), there are 2 irate families complaining at the front... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my husband, parents, sister and several cousins in July 2014. (Dad's birthday weekend). I really fell in love with the design of this property! I'm a sucker for the old Victorian charm, and this place oozes it! The lobby with the kelly green walls, b&w floors, kooky florals and the large anchor made of shells pretty... More

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been going to Cape May since I was a child in many different capacities. We have enjoyed day trips, camping and a have a family house on the bay. But the is nothing like staying in town for a weekend and enjoy parking the car and walking every where. There was a time before Congress Hall was renovated... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the minute you come into the driveway at the beginning of your stay until you leave, the staff and all connected with Congress Hall go out of their way to be helpful. We have been going there for about 8 years and have never been disappointed. This past visit in August, our daughters and granddaughter joined us and Marjorie... More

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Norristown, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice bar and lounge in the Congress Hall Hotel. We had drinks before dinner and enjoyed the atmosphere very much. The drinks were excellent, bartenders attentive and bar menu good to satisfy that craving before dinner. Would definitely return.

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New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Congress Hall is a very special place for my family. We have been coming many years and love the history of the hotel, the old slanted floors, and just how beautiful and charming the spot is. On our past stay this week we noticed a few things that could use improvements. If they are going to charge the rates that... More

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Westfield, NJ
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69 reviews 69 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent four days and nights at the Congress Hall Hotel for a family reunion in August. Tragically, during the reunion a family member died suddenly in California and some of us had to immediately leave Cape May and head across the country. The staff at Congress Hall could not have been nicer or more more helpful, caring and compassionate.... More

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Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely a unique place, with lots of history. We had a room with a balcony. Frankly, the cost was ridiculously high for what you get and I would skip the balacony if we ever stay there again (but, I suppose it is a question of "supply and demand"). Small room, with the usual amenities at best. In addition, we are... More

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Colonia, New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I arrived on August 10th we where suppose to stay 3 nights. I previously had surgery and thought I would be up for the vacation. I got sick the first night. I tried to stick it out but by lunch time the next day I knew I had to go home. I told the front desk my... More

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Address: 200 Congress Place, Cape May, NJ 08204
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Congress Hall 4*
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