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Congress Hall

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   200 Congress Place, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Ranked #12 of 42 Hotels in Cape May
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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81 reviews 81 reviews
31 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First off I should tell you that I love historic hotels and this old gal is a wonderful spot even in the winter. This old hotel has it all, history, the beach, fabulous food and a wonderful lounge ! The beds are comfy the shower is hot and the staff is super!. A bit on the pricy side especially in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there for a wedding. Their ceremony room lacked the sophistication I was expecting but the bar downstairs for the cocktail hour was spectacular! The food was ok. my husband and I ordered steak cooked the same way and they were cooked a very differently which is frustrating because my steak was chewy and overcooked. The carrot cake was... More 

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CHCapeMay, Manager at Congress Hall, responded to this review

Dear Frequent-Traveler512, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us. We take every detail into consideration and strive to provide the highest quality of service and product. We sincerely apologize for the disappointment you incurred when your meal was not prepared to your liking. We have shared your experience with our team and will be... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My Wife and I recently spent a overnight at Congress Hall in Cape May. We were excited to stay their as we have visited many times during day trips but never stayed overnight. Upon arrival we were treated well and enjoyed the ambiance of the lobby and bar area. However, from their it went down hill. Our room was large... More 

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CHCapeMay, General Manager at Congress Hall, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Ron S, I wished to thank you for your time yesterday, allowing me the opportunity to personally listen and address your comments and concerns. Your feedback is most valuable, especially given our continual focus on meeting our guests every need and expectation. Please feel free to reach out directly at any time during your future visits to Congress... More 

Bethesda, Maryland
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50 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a hotel for those who love the charms of an old historic hotel. There may not be an even floor in the whole place. Although updated, there is a lack of attention to detail- things like cracked and dirty caulk around toilet, and rusted faucets. Furniture was a bit shabby, walls were dinged/marked, and there were black marks... More 

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Mays Landing, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed an overnight wintry snow storm here and it could not have been a more enjoyable getaway. The ocean view room was beautiful and comfortable. Service terrific. Drinks in the lobby in front of fireplace - nice! Definitely a place we will return to - maybe in warmer weather to enjoy the Oceanside balconies and outside... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was ok but very expensive for February at the Jersey shore. Everything is on a tilt - like the hotel settled and shifted several feet. Nothing is level. Nowhere to eat within a few miles and breakfast for 2 was $40. Decor is dated and the place needs a facelift. Not a big fan.

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Columbia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our trip was cut short by the impending "epic storm" that didn't quite materialize. We stayed one night and had to head home, but we will be going back at the end of February. Our room was beautiful, the view of the ocean fantastic and everything we needed being under one roof was a plus. From the Blue Pig Tavern... More 

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CHCapeMay, General Manager at Congress Hall, responded to this review

Dear April J, Thank you for taking the time to share your review and feedback with us. In turn I will be sure to share with my team here at Congress Hall. It was a pleasure meeting you both and being able to engage in conversation. Very happy to hear that the epic storm did not impact you in Columbia,... More 

Pine Hill, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Cape May numerous times but have never actually stayed in Cape May because of the very pricey rooms. However, I came here for a retreat and had a great deal, deals here are easy to come by off season. The hotel is stately and grande, even regal. Very Victorian, I was comfortable the entire stay. I... More 

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Berlin, NJ
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Stayed at hotel for weekend wedding. Loved the room. King end room facing town. It was a very nice pleasant room. Comfortable bed. Clean bathroom lots of towels. Only problem with entire hotel is the heat. Every room was hot. A lot of history in this place. Had drinks in Brown room and ate meals in The Blue Pig that... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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26 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Congress Hall Hotel is rightly proud of its long and distinguished history, and it's fun to take a tour of the building and grounds with a young woman who "plays" one of the hotel's historic personages. That said, a renovation about 10 years ago has brought the hotel up to date, and makes it a comfortable place to stay that... More 

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Address: 200 Congress Place, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Congress Hall 4*
Number of rooms: 106
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May
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