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    The Chalfonte

    301 Howard St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2430
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    Overview
    • Excellent36%
    • Very good28%
    • Average12%
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    • Terrible13%
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    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

    Booked two rooms for two nights for $1,000. Arrived to find we were the only occupants and that the restaurant was closed. Hotel would not allow us to cancel ($500 deposit) and instead put us into a B&B they owned. They never checked to see...More

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    Response from Chalfonte, Front Office Manager at The ChalfonteResponded 23 May 2017

    We are sorry that you did not enjoy your stay. However, there was no bait & switch tactic involved. The website and email confirmation state the Chalfonte restuarant hours as well as the cancellation policy. As an alternative to your stay, our sister property (with...More

    Reviewed 5 May 2017

    Due to me misunderstanding the booking they had us in a small dormer room which was very hot. Dillon found us an alternative room at one of their other properties. Anyone that can be so accommodating at the last minute will earn repeat business from...More

    1  Thank Cranky64
    Response from Chalfonte, Front Office Manager at The ChalfonteResponded 23 May 2017

    So happy we could assist you with your reservation and that you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to having you as guests in the future!

    Reviewed 8 November 2016

    The Chalfonte is absolutely beautiful and the staff go above and beyond in every way possible! We held our wedding reception here Memorial Day weekend 2016, and cannot thank the staff (especially Terry and bartender Paul!) enough for their excellence in service and kindness! It...More

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    Response from Chalfonte, Front Office Manager at The ChalfonteResponded 16 November 2016

    Knh002, Thank you so much for your kind words! We will share your thoughts with our staff. It was our pleasure to make your wedding day a dream come true! We look forward to having you relax with us as a guest & on the...More

    Reviewed 16 October 2016

    The Chalfonte is very dated and in need of repair. We stayed for the weekend and were disappointed to find the plaster in our room cracked at several points. There was a tiny heater in the room and thankfully it was not a cold weekend...More

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    Response from Chalfonte, Front Office Manager at The ChalfonteResponded 18 October 2016

    Hi Mary B. Thank you for your review and your kind words regarding our staff, the cupola, and our porch/bar. The hotel is the oldest continuously operating hotel in Cape May - this is our 140th year! One of the primary building materials is plaster...More

    Reviewed 30 September 2016

    Visited in the off-season, but got a clear sense of the charm and style of this historic hotel. The Victorian-era building retains that feel, with careful decorations and lots of inviting seating and rocking chairs, especially on the expansive porch. The staff were incredibly friendly...More

    1  Thank Libby M
    Response from Chalfonte, Front Office Manager at The ChalfonteResponded 4 October 2016

    Hi Libby! Thank you so much for your kind words. We truly appreciate your positive feedback and will share your review with our staff! We look forward to hosting you again!

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    • US$90 - US$296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #16 Family Hotel in Cape May
    • #17 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 70
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    summerocean4
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    Response from Chalfonte | Property representative |
    Hello, The Chalfonte Hotel has no control over what is published. I don't believe any businesses have control over what is published as this would defeat the entire purpose of TripAdvisor and guest feedback.
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    "We were in an annex area on the ground floor."
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    "3rd floor has spotty/poor wifi"
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    "Our corner room was bright and breezy."
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    "Ask for the front rooms of the annex. Or ask for #1 in the Howard St. cottage."
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