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Mainstay Inn and Cottage

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Wayne, New Jersey
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stay here 2X/year and am never disappointed. Innkeeper Diane is a wonderful and helpful person who has worked at the Inn for 27 years and is a born resident of Cape May. Owner Pete was here this week and is investing in structural improvements and maintaining the Inn and Cottage. Left my sunglasses on bench and asked if anyone had... More 

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Allentown, New Jersey
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't believe this inn isn't higher in the ratings. We've stayed at a number of B&B's with higher ratings on Trip Advisor, and the Mainstay is hands down the best! You can't beat sitting on the verandah and watching the trolley tours and horse carriages go by, pointing out the Inn as one of the top attractions in Cape... More 

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Williamstown, New Jersey
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at the Mainstay, it is centrally located to the beach and easy to just walk everywhere. The home is kept up very nicely and is very clean, I would definitely go back again. I did like the large veranda that wraps around the house, and the food was good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Breakfast was just ok. Nothing spectacular. Stayed at several places that were less expensive and had better offerings. The shower emitted a high pitched squeal when you turn it on. Floors were creaky. The staff was excellent, but that's not enough to make me want to come again.

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cedar grove
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stay here every December for a few days. We have stayed in alot of B & Bs all over the East Coast but this is definitely our all time favorite. Also the owners we have met a few times and they are so very nice :):)

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Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

What a very laid back weekend. First time to come home from a vacation and feel relaxed. The women that work here are so welcoming, pleasant and social, without infringing. Breakfast is De-Lish-Us! Love how you can walk through the floor to ceiling window and eat out on the veranda, the weather was perfect for that. Reading out on the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful B& B.....a stately Victorian with marvelous accommodations and wonderful afternoon tea, morning breakfasts. Our room accommodated three friends with a king bed and very comfortable pull out sofa. Friendly staff and great food. Situated close to town and the beach, but very quiet.

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Wayne, New Jersey
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

First of my 2 stays/year for last 15 years. Expanded parking on-site this year. Window a/c was very loud but fortunately weather was cool so only needed it on 1 night. Beach is 2 blocks within walking distance from inn and costs $6/person/day with savings for multiple days. Service and breakfast from Diane (innkeeper for many years) is outstanding. Some... More 

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New York City, New York
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35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Mainstay last week in the apartment in the cottage just next to the main house. This is a wonderful B&B. The apartment was very comfortable for the 3 of us and could hold 4 people. It has a full kitchen if you want to use it and a small deck with table, chairs and an umbrella,... More 

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Mystic, Connecticut
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We recently visited Cape May for our first time. It was a last minute decision to celebrate my fiancee's birthday and we were lucky to have found a room on a holiday weekend. The Mainstay Inn was the perfect location for our weekend get a way. It is one block from the beach and walking distanc to all restaurants and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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A charming guest house that was built in 1872. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mainstay Inn and Cottage

Address: 635 Columbia Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-2305
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Price Range: $155 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Mainstay Inn And Cottage Hotel Cape May
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