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The Virginia Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   25 Jackson St, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Ranked #11 of 42 hotels in Cape May
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014
gth89 Suffield, Connecticut
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Suffield, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Our first time at this Hotel. It is one of the Cape May Resorts Group properties so it has the beach amenities and the use of Congress Hall facilities. We had a standard Queen room with no view. But no matter as we were in it only to sleep. The room was very clean with top notch sheets and a... More

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Line Lexington, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We have been coming to the Virginia since the 90s. A few years ago we had a bad experience and decided never again. Since we frequent other Cape Resorts establishments (Congress Hall) we decided to give it another shot after receiving a promotional email. There were not many rooms available since they were pretty booked. So we booked 6/23/14-6/25/14 a... More

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Springfield, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The management and proprietors have no compassion. We had stayed in the guest cottages during summer for several years without incident so I recommended it to my sister for her anniversary. She bought a special promotion advertised for February. Her dog became very ill the week before the scheduled visit so she asked management (Ms. Rothberg) for an extension into... More

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Tara R, General Manager at The Virginia Hotel, responded to this review

Lalapuj, Thank you for taking the time out to write a review. I am so sorry for the loss of your sister's dog. Our pets are our friends and they are certainly family members and when they pass it is sad. My condolences to you and your sister. Had I know of the severity of the situation I certainly would... More

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Wonderful Victorian ambiance if a little tired. The porch/veranda is lovely and in the shade during the hottest part of the day. We loved the breakfast routine. The evening before you check off what you want. It is delivered to you in your room, in the lounge, or on the porch. If you are looking for a B&B or a... More

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Tara R, General Manager at The Virginia Hotel, responded to this review

pghgebe, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I welcome all comments, comments like yours help us to continue to strive harder each day to meet and exceed our guests expectations. I was so pleased to read about our housekeeping staff, I will be sure to share your lovely comments with them as well as our beach... More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The hotel is tired and needs to up its service. Our greeting was a front staircase matt with a large hole in it. The bathroom had cracked tiles, the breakfast is a joke. Sorry they ruined what should have been a lovely stay. The best service was from the valet.

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Murrysville, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My Aunt and I visited the Virginia Hotel, in the Pink Cottage, from May 26th through the 29th. things went wrong from the moment we entered our rooms. Lose door knob, noisy air conditioner, incomplete coffee set up, cheap furniture and no telephone in the rooms. Never had dinner in the Ebbitt room because we had to wait 20 minutes... More

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Recently discovered the Virginia Hotel with an excellent restaurant called the Ebbitt Room for outstanding food. This is among a collection of hotels privately owned with the Congress Hall among them. The hotel is meticulously maintained, with an emphasis on pampering and trying to meet high expectations. Continental breakfast is included which can be served either in your room but... More

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Tara R, General Manager at The Virginia Hotel, responded to this review

Marie756 Thank you for writing about your time that you spent with us here at the Virginia Hotel & Cottages as well as the Ebbitt Room. It was such a pleasure to read your comments about out service, staff and our building. We truly appreciate every bit of feedback from our guests. I am so happy we were able to... More

De Pere, Wisconsin
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Our family of five stayed in The Little Gray cottage, one of a number of cottages as part of The Virginia Hotel and The Cape Resort Group. Cottage had two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a fully stocked kitchen (it would have been nice to have a dish towel instead of paper towels) Easy walk to the beach and we enjoyed... More

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Whippany, New Jersey
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

Spent one night at the red cottage inn which is run by the Virginia Hotel. Room was very clean and equipped with a coffee maker, refrigerator and safe. We had the option of having breakfast in our room or at the Virginia Hotel. The area had a very nice relaxing feel all around. Parking was complimentary. Would definitely return to... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

My girlfriend I was visiting in NJ picked this spot for our over-nighter. The B&B is adorable! Rooms were clean and cute! Bed slept like a dream! Had dinner in the Ebbitt Room - fantastic meal! We also enjoyed our breakfast on the veranda the next morning. Everybody was so nice and helpful! We got to partake of the spa... More

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Address: 25 Jackson St, Cape May, NJ 08204
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Virginia Hotel 4*
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The Virginia offers 24 intimate rooms in an impeccably restored 1879 landmark building and is the foremost luxury hotel in Cape May, NJ. Nestled on Jackson Street in the heart of the famed historic district of Cape May New Jersey, the Virginia Hotel offers its guests a flawless integration of service and style, with a timeless glamor. ... more   less 
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