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“You Get What You Pay For” 2 of 5 stars
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1033 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204   |  
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Ranked #5 of 42 Hotels in Cape May
Warren, Pennsylvania
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“You Get What You Pay For”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

We stayed here for two nights in October. Yhe only thing I can say is that the bed sheets were very clean. Room was musty smelling, mold in the bathroom and not very nice at all. The old saying is so true, you get what you pay for and I fully agree. We paid $95.00 dollars a night and I think that was toomuch for what we got. Front desk was not very nice when we checked in. I would say pay a few extra dollars and stay someplace better. Would never never stay here again!!!!!!!

Room Tip: Pay afew extra dollars for something else
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Danbury, Connecticut
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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

My husband, mother in law and I just stayed at the Capri for the long weekend. It was our first time there, having previously stayed at the Grand, and Stockton Inn. (Both of which we liked except the hard beds at the Stockton!) The Capri was very clean and had everything we needed for a short stay. The beds (full, not queen - but two of them) were comfortable and the linens were spotless. The front desk was accommodating when we called and said we would be arriving late due to traffic. We really didn't have any other interactions with them during our stay besides check in and check out and they were very pleasant. We knew that the office was closed after ten, so when the people above us came back at 1:30 and continued to party loudly we were't sure what our course of action was, so we just turned on the AC in an attempt to drown them out. Next time I would ask for the third floor. The only other minor annoyance was the light shining from the neighboring hotel into the kitchen window which was frosted but had no shade or blinds. We covered it with a towel ourselves instead of asking at the front desk. I have no reason to believe that they wouldn't have helped, but we figured it was easy enough to deal with. My mother in law's room faced the ocean and she didn't have that problem.
We don't have any small children, but I did notice the kids there enjoying the shuffleboard and ping pong.
Even with no vacancy, there were plenty of parking spots.
Overall, it was a good experience and we will likely return next year to stay.

Room Tip: I'd pick the rooms facing Beach Drive to avoid the Ocean Beach Club's spotlights.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Trappe, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Our trip was at the end of September, last days of summer and first day of Autumn. We had a wonderful time. The Capri was perfect. Clean room, very nice pool, and as a bonus, cold beer right across the street. Everything was within walking distance, parked the car in private lot and just left it there. The hotel was so accomidating! Offered us towels to use poolside shower after checkout. That extended our stay! We went to the beach after check-out, enjoyed the sun. Then went back and showered and left for home. They were wonderful. We will definately stay there again. Only issue we had was no counter space in bathroom.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

We have been staying at the Capri for years when we participate in the Annual September Beach Front Run. We chose it initially for the location and price but we return annually because of the great service and continued improvements in the property.

Room Tip: Higher floors have great ocean views.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012 via mobile

We stayed in a deluxe suite for 3 nights. Other reviewers were right about the cleanliness of this lodge. Very clean and neat (always is important). The location was good too. Just a little trek across the street to the beach. Washington Mall could be walked to but since we have young children we drove over. Onsite parking was convenient and also appreciated. We are a family of four and the suite had more than ample space for us. Also had a large private balcony outside. So nice to have a kitchen so we could save a few dollars by eating in sometimes. I agree with some other reviewers that the lodge could use a little updating. This is a minor flaw if you can even call it a flaw. This motel is clean, comfy and well cared for. What more do you need after a day of fun at the shore?

  • Stayed September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We sprung for an ocean view room, and loved waking up to see the Atlantic in its many moods. The efficiency kitchen is a great feature, and meant we could enjoy some meals out but not have to have all of them.

Room Tip: Third floor ocean view is really worth it.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

What a great family vacation we had @ the Capri in Cape May, NJ! We rented a three bedroom townhouse with 2.5 baths. It was roomy, equipped with cooking and laundry facilities, and clean. The carpets, TV's, and bedspreads could use updating, but it was across the street from the beach and close to the center of town.

We would definitely go back!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Capri Motor Lodge

Address: 1033 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May
#4 Romantic Hotel in Cape May
#5 Family Hotel in Cape May
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 44
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are seaside accommodations located directly across the street from Cape Mays beautiful beaches. We offer a family friendly environment for the whole family to enjoy while vacationing. Enjoy the pool, BBQ on the grill, play ping pong and shuffleboard or just take in the wonderful view of the beach. We offer efficiencies, suites and townhouse in the historic town of Cape May, NJ. ... more   less 
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