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Periwinkle Inn

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#19 of 38 Hotels in Cape May
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have stayed at the Periwinkle many times through the years and have always been consistently very pleased! The renovated rooms are very comfortable and aesthetically pleasing. The towel creations were an added enjoyment! The room was clean and housekeeping was efficient. My only concern was that the shower curtain smelled musty. We will certainly go back again next year!

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Thank jlizsmith
New York City, New York
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Customer service is severely lacking at this place! I cannot even call this a hotel! Note, if you read all of the bad reviews, they are all in reference to the people running this place. They are rude and rough around the edges with no class. They are more focused on proving you are wrong, as opposed to making customers... More 

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Thank CustomerGuruGal
PeriwinkleInnHotel, Manager at Periwinkle Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your time in giving your review of our property. Periwinkle Inn works with some booking sites, they are not discount sites. I am so sorry that your experience was not wonderful at our property. We do strive to please everyone that stays at our hotel. Thank you again for your time and your thoughts. Sincerely,... More 

New York City, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed several days in mid August with a great experience. Pictures don't always tell the whole story, however after going through the hotel site and having been there, you realize just how management pays attention to details. The room was spacious (for 4), very clean and updated with a small kitchenette counter with coffee maker, refrigerator and micro wave. Perfect... More 

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Thank jsbusybee
PeriwinkleInnHotel, Owner at Periwinkle Inn, responded to this review

Hello previous guest, and thank you for taking the time out of your day to review our business. Here at the Periwinkle Inn in Cape May, we try very hard to give each guest the royalty treatment, and have our guests return year after year. Hope to see you again in the near future, and thank you so much for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided on a last minute mini trip down to Cape May. Check-in was a breeze - nice, courteous, and friendly. The room was nice and clean. I did not use the pool but looked clean and well taken care of. Right across from the beach and within walking distance to everything else. Check out was easy. I have to say... More 

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Thank Ym C
PeriwinkleInnHotel, Owner at Periwinkle Inn, responded to this review

Hello previous guest, and thank you so much for your time reviewing our hotel. Our main focus is to hear what our previous customers thought of our property so that we may make it better. We are so glad to hear your experience was great staying with us, and hope to serve you again in the near future! Sincerely, Periwinkle... More 

Somerdale, New Jersey
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Updated rooms. Great location, directly across from beach. Umbrella rental very close. House keeping excellent. A/C worked great. Every room has balcony. Bed and pillows comfortable. Bathroom was smaller than I thought it would be. I expected a larger vanity as shown in pics. Only 1 car per room, so if you have a guest for the day they have... More 

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Thank rkarmels
PeriwinkleInnHotel, Owner at Periwinkle Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you so much for your review on our property. Here at the Periwinkle Inn, we try very hard to please everyone. Parking is hard to come by in Cape May, and our property only allows us one per unit. Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know your thoughts on your experience with... More 

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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean hotel across from beach, not on beach like pictures show. Very small room, tiny bathroom. Nice staff but unaware of things happening in the community. Overpriced for what we had but enjoyed the 4 days in Cape May.

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PeriwinkleInnHotel, Manager at Periwinkle Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you so much for taking the time to review our business. So sorry that you thought we were on the beach, actually no hotels are on the beach in Cape May, only the arcade, and some stores are and of course our beautiful Convention Hall. Again we truly appreciate your time and your opinions about our hotel.... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Periwinkle Inn is a great place for a family to spend a few days at the shore, in charming Cape May, NJ. The hotel is directly across the street from the beach - an extremely easy walk. We stayed in a one bedroom suite, with a kitchenette and pullout queen. The room was on the ground floor with a... More 

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PeriwinkleInnHotel, Owner at Periwinkle Inn, responded to this review

Hello previous guest thank you so very much for taking the time out of your busy day to write about our business. We take each and every review to heart. We try to please everyone however we do know sometimes we cannot do so. We've been in business for a long time yet we still take everybody's thoughts and suggestions... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a lovely stay here at the Periwinkle Inn; the room was very pleasant, the bed was really comfortable, and the pool was big enough that the water hadn't heated up to the point that it was uncomfortable. The people at the front desk were pleasant and helpful, and I would definitely stay here again.

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Thank Colleen M
PeriwinkleInnHotel, Owner at Periwinkle Inn, responded to this review

Hello Periwinkle Inn Family, We call you that because we consider you just that. You are part of our family now so consider the Periwinkle Inn your home away from home in Cape May! Thank you for taking the time to review our business! Sincerely, Periwinkle Inn More 

Lebanon, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can not express how much I enjoyed my stay this past week. Every aspect of this experience was perfect. The suite was clean, beautiful and we wanted for nothing. The pool was clean and catered to children as well as adults. If you are considering this place, book it now as I promise you, you will be beyond thrilled.... More 

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PeriwinkleInnHotel, Owner at Periwinkle Inn, responded to this review

Dear Periwinkle Inn Family, We call you that because since you have stayed with us, we consider you family and this is your home away from home in Cape May, NJ! I can not tell you how nice it is to hear things were perfect for you here at the Periwinkle Inn! My family has run it for 44 years... More 

Mid Coast Maine, Maine
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24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Sadly this place back in the day was a great place to stay. My family had spent MANY summers here ever since I was a very small child. My grandmother lived in northern Jersey, so we would pick her up along the way and spend 2 weeks at the Periwinkle Inn. It had a great feel to the place, and... More 

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PeriwinkleInnHotel, Owner at Periwinkle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your time in rating our hotel. I am sorry to hear of any disappointments that our guests may have had while in Cape May on their vacation. The show changed the look of one of our rooms (as one can see while viewing the show). However our renovations were done by Periwinkle Inn only, and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As Cape May Hotels go the Periwinkle Inn is top of the line! Cape May, NJ is Americas very first seashore resort, and it is the home of the oceanfront Periwinkle Inn Hotel. Cape May is located at mile zero on the Garden State Parkway. The Periwinkle Inn is located on famous Beach Avenue, with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and steps from the white sands of Cape May Beach! All boutique-like rooms offer modern amenities including flat screen TV's, free wi-fi, microwaves, refrigerators and ocean views with private balconies or patios. We have 7 different styles of rooms including 2 room suites. Our Five star outdoor pool is heated and includes free pool/beach towels. We offer new chic designs while giving our guests an unmatched level of service. We care and we do everything to service our guests and provide wonderful vacation memories. Our hotel attracts travelers from all over the world. The Periwinkle Inn has a distinctive waterfront location, and is right where the Cape May promenade starts. We are located in the heart of Cape May City around many restaurants, sightseeing and everything else Cape May's got to offer. With a large heated pool, shuffleboard court, sandbox, BBQ grills surrounded by flowering gardens, we provide an ideal location for your Cape May family vacation. Stay with us, you will call it your home away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Periwinkle Inn

Address: 1039 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-1613
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Price Range: $159 - $257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Periwinkle Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Periwinkle Hotel Cape May
Periwinkle Motel Cape May
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Cape May
#14 Family Hotel in Cape May
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May
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