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Gingerbread House
Ranked #7 of 40 Cape May B&B and Inns
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Reviewed October 7, 2013

What a wonderful week at the Gingerbread House B&B!! Fred and Joan are like family to us, we enjoy their company and hospitality so much!! Their Inn is always so welcoming, clean and comfortable!! and the breakfasts are incredible!! (The weather cooperated too! We had 80+ degrees everyday and sunshine - couldn't have asked for a better weather week!!)
Thank you Joan and Fred for another wonderful vacation!!!

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  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 3, 2013

family-friendly atmostphere run by a kind sweet couple who really take great pride and care in their home, yet I am so looking forward to heading back down for a romantic wknd getaway with my boyfriend as well :) Fred and Joan are the kindest, nicest owners you could imagine, warm and hospitable! cannot WAIT to go back down again!!

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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 28, 2013

In life, we all have aspirations that our dreams will meet reality. Joan and Fred, the caring and engaging proprietors of the Gingerbread House bring such wishes for vacation to life. Year after year, we would pass by one of the most eye-catching properties in our favorite seaside resort and say that we must stay here once the kids are old enough to respect such a beautiful place. On one of those walks, we met Joan and felt like we had we just spoken to a long time friend. From then on, we brought our children, my mother-in-law, and now, our niece to our favorite B&B. Over the years, Joan and Fred has made each one of us feel that this immaculately designed, constructed and cared for B&B is our home away from home. Already, we look forward to our next summer getaway at the Gingerbread House. The memories and the prospects of those scrumptious breakfasts, our charming room and our lovely hosts will bring us to Cape May each and every year.

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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 11, 2013

Great accommodations. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Joan was a wonderful hostess. We always enjoy our times in Cape May, but the Gingerbread House added to that enjoyment. The house's proximity to the beach was a pleasant bonus.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

This was our first visit to the Gingerbread House, and hopefully, it won't be our last. The rooms are impeccably clean and charming and the breakfasts were delicious! We ended up staying in the front deluxe room with the huge balcony on our last night, and it was a delight! The Gingerbread House is on a quiet street that is a couple of blocks away from the town center (but still very close) and literally a block from the beach. They provide guests with beach chairs and beach towels, and although we didn't use them, bicycles were available also. Joan and Fred were friendly and helpful, as well as McKinley who helped us check in--all had great eating recommendations as well. The house has stunningly beautiful decor without being stuffy or museum-like. It made a great home base for our exploration of Cape May!

Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 8, 2013

My husband and I stayed at The Gingerbread House the weekend after Labor Day ... we lucked out with delightful weather! I had booked this for a 60th birthday surprise for my husband, and it just so happened to be our 38th wedding anniversary, as well! This was our first experience with a B&B and will definitely not be our last. Fred and Joan, the owners, were friendly and welcoming, as was Mac, who speedily checked us in and gave us some tips on where to eat and what we might do for fun. The breakfasts were dee-lish! They even had a Keurig coffee maker, so we could make coffee whenever we wanted. As a previous reviewer stated, our room was made up while we were having breakfast. The house itself was decorated so adorably and classical music played in the background. We spent time sitting and reading on the lovely porch. It was enjoyable having breakfast in the dining room with the other guests and conversing with them, too. Highly recommend The Gingerbread House for a nice relaxing Cape May weekend!

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Reviewed September 8, 2013

I can't imagine a better experience than the Gingerbread House. Everything is first class and well kept from Fred's maintenance of the property to Joan's well prepared meals and an attentive staff there's no reason to go anywhere else. We eagerly anticipate our next visit!

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Gingerbread House

Address: 28 Gurney St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2408
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 40 B&Bs / Inns in Cape May
Price Range: $110 - $330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A meticulously and elegantly restored 1869 Victorian Bed and Breakfast Inn situated in the historical district and 1/2 block to beach. Period antiques, original watercolors, classical music, Fred's photographs and exquisite woodwork combine with friendly service and attention to detail. Delightful breezes and the sounds of the sea create a comfortable setting amidst the wonderful furnishing of a golden age. Breakfast, fireplace, private baths and guest veranda. ... more   less 
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