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The Virginia Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   25 Jackson St, Cape May, NJ 08204   |  
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Ranked #12 of 42 Hotels in Cape May
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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“First time, but won't be the last!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

We came to the Virginia Hotel for our first time during the 4th of July week. My wife and I were never there before and good friends of ours told us what a wonderful time they had. I would say that it has a Bed and Breakfast feel to it. It is a smaller hotel with a very good restaurant inside, but better make reservations because they fill up fast. Our room was very pretty, clean and everything we expected. The town has so many things to do and all within walking distance. Parking was valet (nice young men!), but our car was never need. The staff was so nice and I must say very tolerant...watched some other guest act just crazy about their bill at check out, such a shame people develope amnesia about their charges (this hotels has other properities where you can charge to your room I guess), the young lady at the front desk (pretty dark haired gal) on that Thursday deserves something for how she handeled those folks, she had a smile to last a mile. Because of the guest in front of us acting so irate, it took forever for us to check out...our car was waiting for us and traffice was backing up the street because of these folks, not sure what to suggest for that! Use the beach service they offer, that it a treat, all you do is walk down the street and the ocean is a half of a block away!!! They have food service on the beach and again, that was really good. Did we have a great time....yes we did. Will we be back...yes we will. Would I recommend this hotel to my friends and family...I SURE WILL! Thanks Staff at the Virginia - See You Again Soon!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Dennisville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

As local residents & business owners in the Cape May area, The Virginia Hotel provides a true escape from the "real world" right in our back yard! My husband and I spent a weekend in May at the hotel and truly felt like we were a world away from home. From the valet to the breakfast served on the large veranda to the spacious, airy corner room, our stay far exceeded our need to escape! The Ebbit Room restaurant was over the top...5 star for sure! The staff was excellent and very personable! When we desire a quick, relaxing local escape, The Virginia Hotel is top on our list!

  • Stayed May 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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New York City, New York
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

The Virginia is small and quaint, but large on luxury and service. Room was airy and clean, the bed much more comfortable than most. Staff was polite and extremely helpful and the in-house restaurant, the Ebbitt Room, was five star. Hotel is also convenient to activities and the beach, providing chairs and umbrellas to guests. Unassuming and peaceful, the Virginia is all that Cape May is about.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

My husband and I spent 4 nights at the Virginia at the end of June. The hotel is lovely. Every afternoon after spending the day at the beach we would sit out on the front porch and have drink before heading up to the room to get ready for dinner out. The location of the hotel is perfect. Its close to the beach, the pedistrain walking section and some of the most charming houses in the Cape May.
The Virginia makes your stay easy with providing breakfast, which you get to select from a small menu everyday. And they have a station at the beach with someone at the ready to set up beach chairs and unmbrella - all included with the stay!
We had a bit of a snafu with the package that we selected which included a packed lunch everyday. My advice would be to always keep your confirmation email handy in case of question. That said, our issue was graciously followed up on by the general manager. The Virginia prides itself on customer service and rectifying any complaints. I would definately stay again and reccomend this hotel.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Belleville, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

We stayed at the Virginia in May while in Cape May planning our wedding. The service was excellent, the room was beautiful and we had a very relaxing stay. The breakfast delivered to our room was definitely a plus!

  • Stayed May 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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Cortland, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

We had a wonderful stay at the Virginia. The location was perfect for a couple's get away vacation; just a short block from the beach and walking distance to many quaint restaurants and shops. Valet and check-in was prompt and flawless. The room was clean, quiet, and comfortable- I especially enjoyed the linens and bedding. It was a very peaceful and relaxing stay. I enjoyed the privacy of the room and courtesy of staff. Our favorite spot was the Virginia's veranda, where you can sit and enjoy cocktails. Chairs, towels, and umbrellas were provided at the beach and greatly appreciated. I would definitely recommend this hotel as a romantic getaway for relaxation!

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Neptune, New Jersey
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19 hotel reviews
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Our 5th time at the Virginia and the stay was as impressive as usual. Arrived early in bathing suits. The front desk checked our bags and we went to the beach. Stopped at the Virginia tent on the beach and were set up with towels, lounge chairs and umbrella. Room was very nicely decorated and the bed and linens were extremely comfortable. Ate at the Ebbit Room and found it to still be the best restaurant in Cape May. The new bar setup off the lobby is a great improvement. Valet parking and retrieval was spot on. I can't think of staying anywhere else in Cape May.

  • Stayed June 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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Address: 25 Jackson St, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cape May
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Virginia Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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Virginia Hotel Cape May
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