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Beach Shack

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Spent last weekend in Cape May and just loved it. The beach was beautiful and spending time at the Beach Shack was a very friendly family oriented experience! They even have dog friendly rooms. The staff were all very professional, positive, and helpful. Had several delicious meals at the Rusty Nail as well. The service was excellent and I enjoyed...

1Thank Tinman82
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 17 August 2014

If it weren't for the beach chairs/umbrellas and the helpful and courteous staff I would give zero stars. We loved the idea of taking our family vacation in Cape May at a family friendly resort. Unfortunately the Beach Shack was not at all what we had hoped for. We stayed from Saturday 8/9 until Wed 8/13 for around $400 per...

1Thank Renee V
Belmar, New Jersey
Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

Other than the location, which is prime, that's where it ended for us. Service at the restaurant was awful!! Slow, slow and slow! No phones in the room to order room service and their wifi wouldn't let us on so there was no cell phone service! They told me to leave the restaurant at 10pm because I had a 3...

Thank Foodie0619
New Jersey
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Just returned from an excellent vacation in Cape May but the Beach Shack was very underwhelming for the price they charge.I stayed in Room 320 which was recommended by one of the reviews and I would not recommend this room.The 3rd floor is fantastic as far as the ocean views but my view was obstructed by the roof of the...

3Thank JAL1108
wilmington, DE
Reviewed 12 August 2014

We did not have a great stay at the Beach Shack. While this property is part of the Cape Resorts properties (Congress Hall, Star Inn, etc.), it has had a slipshod renovation at best and was not worth the $500+ per night price. We started by checking into our "family suite" which turned out to be merely a hotel room...

Thank jaf266
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 8 August 2014

We did an extended weekend at the beach shack... we opted for the family suite with a bedroom for the my wife and I and a pull out sofa for our 8 year old. The room had a decent mini fridge, microwave and TV. Loved walking across the street to the beach concierge service where for a smile and a...

2Thank poolpond
Reviewed 5 August 2014

This is the second time our family has been to Cape May, and the Beach Shack remains an enjoyable experience. It's not the most sophisticated of places, and the rooms could be improved (noisy air conditioning, tiny bathrooms), but that is outweighed by the prime location facing the beach, and the great atmosphere of the bar and restaurant. We appreciated...

Thank susalaya
Eatontown, New Jersey
Reviewed 21 July 2014

We just returned from a 2nd annual Girls trip to the Beach Shack. We are a group of ladies in our early fifties and loved the Beach Shack last year. We were not disappointed with our most recent trip! The staff is amazing from the front desk, to the beach and at the Rusty Nail Bar. The hotel is loaded...

Thank Aileen W
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 July 2014

We stay at the Beach Shack every year. The staff is always helpful and pleasant. Love the atmosphere of the Rusty Nail. I do wish they opened for breakfast during the week. We stayed end of May into June since it is not peak season I assume is the reason. But I did see a lot of other guests looking...

1Thank Bigblackdog1
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Our first experience with the Beach Shack was in 2011. We loved it so much it was the natural place to stay on our return trip. The location is perfect, close to many places to eat and of course the beach. The rooms were comfy, clean, and well-appointed. There was ALWAYS staff around doing something; cleaning, setting out towels, serving...

1Thank Rose F

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Beach Shack is a fresh, new, fun alternative for beachfront vacations. You will feel comfortable wearing your flip flops all day long. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Beach Shack

Address: 205 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Price Range: $189 - $487 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Beach Shack 3*
Number of rooms: 68
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Also Known As:
Beach Shack Hotel Cape May
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#18 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May
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East Rutherford, New Jersey
Montclair, New Jersey

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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“First floor if available if you have physical disabilities”
queensfunds, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Building one lots of activity with pool. Building 2 overlooks the Rusty Nail. Live Music until 9pm.”
349coletteb, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“all the rooms come with full or partial ocean views.”
katec60, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“We like the building next to the Nail. Better ocean views, especially on the upper floors.”
kenperkinsvt, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“North side of hotel facing the ocean. Second and third floor great view!”
T2827BBmarkr, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
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