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The Dormer House

800 Columbia Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204
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Marlton, New Jersey
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here 10-13 December, and the Dormer House is beautiful. The way it is lit up at Christmas Time is absolutely amazing and it definitely feels like Christmas. The InnKeepers are extremely nice and helpful. It was apparent they enjoy running a B&B - it felt very cozy. Our Room was great! The Jacuzzi looking into the main room... More 

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bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for such a kind review! It really means so much to us that you enjoyed everything from the room to breakfast to the afternoon tea and treats. We certainly love being Innkeepers and as a family run business it just means that much more to us. Thank you again and hope to see again sometime... More 

Allentown, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

We just completed our second stay this year. We wanted to experience the Christmas season in Cape May. Once again our stay was lovely. We did the Christmas Candlelight House Tours where we visited a number of homes decorated for Christmas including the Emlen Physick Estate. Most had the Victorian flavor and were very nice, but both my wife and... More 

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bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for returning for your second stay! Christmas is definitely a magical time to be in Cape May. Everyone does such a great job with the lights and tours and we just love being a part of that. Glad you enjoyed our house the most ;) If you haven't received the scone recipe send me an email... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

It was certainly a treat to experience all of the Victorian architecture of Cape May at Christmastime. The most beautifully decorated home, inside and outside, is The Dormer House, where my wife and I just stayed. Spacious rooms with private bath, wonderful common areas, enclosed breakfast veranda and of course, the huge outside wrap around porch, which was made all... More 

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bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

Thank you so much! I agree, Victorian Cape May is so beautiful especially around Christmastime. We're so happy that you enjoyed your stay here with us, you're welcome back anytime. :) Happy holidays, Diana More 

Red Bank, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

The Dormer House is the best. Great location, quiet area, great staff. Daily breakfast was delicious. Inn keepers, Lucille, Dennis, Diana and Mike make your visit one to never forget. Chatting with them at afternoon tea and enjoying the homemade cookies, cake and pie add a personal touch. Rooms are decorated with just the right touch.... clean, peaceful and cozy.... More 

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bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review. It means so much to us that you enjoyed spending time here in our home. So happy that you enjoyed the breakfast and afternoon tea treats. And thanks for mentioning the Christmas lights contest! We're so happy to have won after all that hard work!... More 

Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

The Dormer House has become my wife and I's home away from home during our annual (sometimes more) trips to Cape May, Quaint and comfortable with a really good breakfast that changes daily. Not to mention, the daily afternoon tea and pastries offered on the porch or parlor. Each room in the B & B is unique, and my wife... More 

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bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us! Thanks for the kind words about breakfast and afternoon tea. :) Hope to see you again during the Christmas season. We definitely go ALL OUT with our christmas decorations inside and out! So hope you get a chance to see everything lit up. Thanks again, Diana The Dormer House More 

Middletown, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

The Dormer house is a great B&B with nice rooms and only a few blocks from the beach/town. The daily fresh breakfast was a great touch. Fresh Eggs and Pancakes while drinking coffee on the porch really was a great way to start the day. We stayed in mid November and loved the lack of crowds (the town more or... More 

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bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking to time to write about us. November is definitely a great time of year to be in Cape May! So happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again in the future. :) Happy holidays, Diana The Dormer House More 

Philadelphia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Spent two relaxing days during a mini-retreat at the Dormer House. Beautiful, comfortable Inn within easy walking distance of Cape May's beaches and old-fashioned outdoor "shopping mall." I had a first floor bedroom, very pretty with one of the comfiest beds I have had in a bed and breakfast. I did not anticipate noise on the first floor, as this... More 

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bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

Thank you again for staying with us! I'm so glad you were able to enjoy your stay and relax here with us. Glad you liked the 3rd floor suite as well :) Have a great holiday season and hope to see you sometime again! Best, Diana The Dormer House More 

Freehold, New Jersey
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Clean,rooms well appointed and quite comfortable, hosts extremely affable and willing to help with recommendations. GREAT location, on site parking, wonderful breakfasts, nothing more to ask of a B&B. Best compliment--we'll go back.

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bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

This is such a nice review, thank you so much! It means a lot to us that you enjoyed everything about your stay and plan to return in the future. We welcome you back anytime! Happy holiday season, Diana The Dormer House More 

Wayne, New Jersey
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

The weather fid not cooperate but This B&B was delightful. The owe ers Dennis and Lucille and their dsughter were do warm and accommodating. The made dure the guests were happy and if we needed assistance, they were right there! The breakfasts were delicious. 3 o'clock tea was so good. Lucille is a great baker - different treats everyday and... More 

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bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

How wonderful! Thank you so much for such kind words. We are so happy to have had you with us and grateful that you enjoyed your stay. I agree, my mother is an amazing baker ;) . We're so happy that you enjoyed everyone's company as well. We welcome you back anytime! Best, Diana The Dormer House More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

We've stayed here 3 times. Close enough to the beach and the shopping, yet far enough away to be quiet. Charming rooms, well-maintained except for little idiosyncrasies like the perpetually almost-falling off knob on the porch door. Breakfast could use some more healthy options. Also, a fridge with bottled waters is becoming very common in other B'n'B's and is recommended... More 

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bakedapple, Manager at The Dormer House, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property! I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit again this time. Your repeat business means so much to us. Also thank you for letting us know about the recommendations, we will certainly take them into consideration! Hope to see you again, Diana The Dormer House More 

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