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Congress Hall

#14 of 42 Hotels in Cape May
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200 Congress Place, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was very impressed by this historic and beautiful hotel. It has great charm, lovely amenities and pleasant staff. The Blue Pig restaurant was delicious (two breakfasts and one dinner eaten there). The rooms were spacious and luxurious.

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Thank Paula W
CongressHall-CapeMay, Manager at Congress Hall, responded to this review

Dear Paula W, We are pleased to read how impressed you were after your stay at Congress Hall! We love to receive reviews that highlight all of the history and charm within our walls. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best Regards, Congress Hall Management More 

Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here mid-January for an extended weekend. Service was good considering this was off season. Clean and comfortable but definitely and aging structure. Floor of our room was sloped about 15 degrees which made for a very strange experience in a small room. It was advertised as ocean view but that was a stretch by any definition. The ocean was... More 

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Thank fotomat
CongressHall-CapeMay, Manager at Congress Hall, responded to this review

Dear fotomat, Thank you for your review of Congress Hall. We are happy to read how much you enjoyed the History Tour led by our very own Annie Knight. Hopefully you were able to try one of our Blue Plate Specials while dining at the Blue Pig Tavern. We appreciate you mentioning the great service you received at our restaurants.... More 

Jacksonville, North Carolina
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78 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here recently, this winter. The room wouldn't get warm. The music from the bar downstairs wafted up the staircase and throughout the hotel -- no rest to be had until late. There was a winter storm and the wind and rain actually came into the room, around the window and, apparently, there was a leaky roof (I was... More 

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Thank calinjaxnc
CongressHall-CapeMay, Manager at Congress Hall, responded to this review

Dear calinjaxnc, We are sorry to read about your recent experience in Cape May. We are certain that if you made us aware of the issues with your accommodations, we made every attempt in our power to resolve them or move you to a more suitable room. We hope that you will give us a chance to turn around your... More 

Hazlet, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this hotel. Beautiful and so much history here. Rooms are right size for 4 people - bathroom is huge! Elevator slow, but stairs are wide and convenient. Food very good. Pool is kid of small, but service is outstanding! Very attentive, plenty of towels. Spa is one of my favorites and I am a spa snob. Get the hydrating... More 

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Thank Suzanne L
CongressHall-CapeMay, Manager at Congress Hall, responded to this review

Dear Suzanne L, Thank you for your glowing review of a summer stay at Congress Hall. We are thrilled to read how much you enjoy every amenity that we offer. The Sea Spa is open year-round in case you are in search of a winter getaway as well! We look forward to welcoming you back to Congress Hall again. Best... More 

New Hope, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is excellent. They are very attentive and friendly. The room was very clean and comfortable. The building is absolutely beautiful, and the restaurant serves excellent food. The menu is very good.

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CongressHall-CapeMay, Manager at Congress Hall, responded to this review

Dear Ricardo S, Thank you for your review of Congress Hall. We are pleased to read that you were impressed by our staff, accommodations, and food. Hopefully you had a chance to dine at not only the Blue Pig Tavern but the Boiler Room as well, which now serves delicious brick oven pizza. We hope to welcome you back to... More 

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51 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon my latest visit, I left behind my sons iPad. The maid turned it into the front desk and they offered to ship it to me. My husband ended up driving back to pick it up and it was robustly wrapped for shipment. Outstanding commitment to customer satisfaction! Thank you!

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Thank Journeytheworld247
CongressHall-CapeMay, Manager at Congress Hall, responded to this review

Dear Journeytheworld247, Glad to hear that our staff was able to locate and return your iPad. Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the outstanding service that you received. We appreciate it and hope to welcome you back to Congress Hall again soon! Best Regards, Congress Hall Management More 

Virginia
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot say enough good things about our winter stay at Congress Hall in Cape May NJ. Yes, many of the little shops in the area were closed for the season but my husband and I enjoyed the quite and laid back atmosphere in the hotel. Ate several times at the Blue Pig and the Brown Room located inside the hotel.... More 

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CongressHall-CapeMay, Manager at Congress Hall, responded to this review

Dear GlittercatVirginia, We are happy to read that you enjoyed your time in Cape May and your accommodations at Congress Hall. We strive to create a warm and inviting atmosphere throughout all areas of the hotel for our winter guests; nothing beats the fireplaces in the Blue Pig Tavern and the Brown Room on a chilly winter night! Thank you... More 

Pennsylvania
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83 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately, only stayed for 1 day. This place has lots of charm and is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year. Expect something different than other hotels. Yes, they still uses "Keys", and the key numbers don't match the room number for a reason, incase you loose the key anyone finding it can't use it to get into your room. And... More 

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Thank ndally
CongressHall-CapeMay, Manager at Congress Hall, responded to this review

Dear ndally, Thank you for your review of Congress Hall. We are thrilled to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your short stay with us. We are satisfied in knowing that you found the property charming and the service fantastic. Please come stay with us again soon! Best Regards, Congress Hall Management More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our second time at Congress Hall (both times at an oceanfront resort in the dead of winter), was just as magical as the first. We came to relax and decompress after family time over Christmas with a winter package including food and beverage vouchers and free hot chocolate. The grounds were still decorated -- to an impressive degree -- with... More 

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CongressHall-CapeMay, Manager at Congress Hall, responded to this review

Dear GreetingsfromAsbury, We are delighted to read about your wonderful stay at Congress Hall. Winter Wonderland is one of our favorite events and it sounds like you truly enjoyed every aspect of it. We are honored to be on your list of special places to escape to and look forward to welcoming you back again, very soon! Best Regards, Congress... More 

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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Historical, well-renovated and beautifully maintained hotel and grounds. Walking distance to beach, promenade of shops and top restaurants. Highly recommend...doesn't feel like Jersey! Not certain I'd visit Jan-Apr, all other months, this would be the hotel of choice in Cape May.

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CongressHall-CapeMay, Manager at Congress Hall, responded to this review

Dear AlanandNicole2013, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at Congress Hall and for recommending us to others. We are delighted to read that you had a relaxing stay with us and hope that you will be back again soon. If it happens to be during January through April, rest assured that we have a full calendar of events planned... More 

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