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Beach Shack

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Reviewed 17 June 2014

The hotel is ocean view. They provide chairs towels and umbrellas. Very California feel. Fire pit and bar nice. Not sure how bad prior reviewers kids were. Staff were not rude at all. Lots if kids around and no one seemed to mind. Will definitely come back.

Thank Beachbabey
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 June 2014

didn't know what to expect and everything exceeded our expectations. Since the group of owners own Congress Hall down the street, we knew the place HAD to be good. Shabby Chic surfer décor and good service! Location was PERFECT, across the street from beautiful beach and walking distance to historic town. Rusty Nail is a laid back, bare foot, super...

Thank keenansm0m
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Incredibly stuck up staff. Overheard them talking about my kids being loud in the lobby. (Sorry sometimes my 7 and 4 year old act fussy). Called for extra towels twice and finally had to go downstairs to get them myself. Lady at desk did not even attempt to hold back rolling her eyes infront of me. We were referred to...

5Thank Bookingbudd
DotC222, General Manager at Beach Shack, responded to this review

The Beach Shack maintains our responsibility to provide exceptional service to all of our guests and take all comments very seriously. We strive to make sure that all our rooms are clean, our staff is friendly and helpful, and that our guests are satisfied and happy. We welcome families with children, and provide daily children's activities and family fun! I...

Rockaway, New Jersey
Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

Stayed here over a rainy/overcast couple of days the of may. Hotel is right across from the beach so it is in a good location. Reminded me of a college dorm room so don't expect the Ritz here. Definitely room you can be comfortable in after a day at the beach. Room had two sinks (not including the bathroom), fridge...

Thank JDMotts
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 May 2014

My family was here for 2 nights. Great location, beach chairs, lounge chairs, umbrellas all provided for free. The staff was friendly and great. Beach staff, hotel staff, wait staff, all were friendly. The room, yes not a Ritz, that is what you need to expect when at the shore. The rooms could use some updates, bathroom small, mattresses need...

3Thank eric d
New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 May 2014

It was our first time in Cape May and I have chosen this hotel because of good reviews . Really good and affordable place to stay. Nice and clean rooms, live music at the restaurant in the evening . We also spend half an hour seating near the fireplace. The hotel is close to all the shops and victorian houses...

4Thank Marusya757
West Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 28 December 2013

I have been going to Cape May all my life, and anyone who has will tell you: If you are looking for a luxury suite at The Ritz, you will not find it in Cape May. How much time are you spending in your room? Get out into the air people. This place is great for it's purpose. Great food,...

8Thank Terri O
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 December 2013

I booked a trip for a weekend in October. I called the next day. Less than 24 hours to cancel it. Because we found out my husband had a business trip that week. They wouldn't not give me my money back. Their policy is will refund up to so many days before you check in. I cancel over a month...

7Thank Htholdings
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 8 November 2013

Perfect hotel in Cape May. All of the hotels in Cape May are across a small street from the beach. You can't find a better location. The hotel is top notch. Rooms are very clean, the beds extremely comfortable, and the staff friendly. Our favorite part is the fire pit. Across from the pool is a sandy area with a...

1Thank shanchicago
Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 13 October 2013

the 'shack' is the most unique, well laid out, attention to artistic detail hotel i found on tripadvisor from california. when i arrived, i saw all the other places i checked out. thrilled i choose the 'beach shack'. the rusty nail restaurant played live music to create an ambiance of 'ocean life'. the food was fantastic. the room was clean...

1Thank catherine1031

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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
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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: $193 - $499 (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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#17 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“We stayed downstairs next to the pool, which was nice during the day while the kids played at the pool.”
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