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Congress Hall

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brings you back to victorian time, gorgeous lobby, distinguished bar, awesome backyard and close to the beach as well as downtown. Smiles all over the place - you get served. You can feel the short history, and the afternoon tea time is the best.

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Harker Heights, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hospitality isn't their thing - or at least not in the off season. It seemed as if all the college students working in the hotel were actually running the hotel during the Spring Break (in fact I think there was only a quick sighting of an adult manager). The college staff rarely knew what was going on - the information...

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CongressHall-CapeMay, Manager at Congress Hall, responded to this review

Dear JRLC72, Thank you for staying with us upon your first visit to Cape May. We are sorry to read of the shortcomings you experienced but are happy to hear that our Concierge team was able to get you situated with our full array of Spring Break activities and programming events. It sounds like you were able to take advantage...

New Providence, NJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My review is a little bit late, but we had an amazing time here the weekend before Christmas. The hotel is decorated and has so many events going on. It's the perfect location to walk to the shops. Every year we do a trip (within the tri-state area) and this was great. A lot to do without even leaving the...

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Jackson, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were able to score a one night deal for a midweek, off season ocean side king room. Room was very nicely appointed with nautical theme, plush white bed coverings, real room keys and a large bathroom. Room was tidy but a little more attention to the surface cleaning would be warranted. There were free waters in room and a...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Congress Hall is a wonderful hotel! Their service is fabulous and the staff is always friendly. Whether staying for a night or two or just for dinner, Congress Hall will meet all your needs. There are so many options for food. Get a pizza in the Boiler Room or some fabulous salmon at the Blue Pig. You can also run...

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Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once again, enticed by an off season rate of $89.00 per night for an ocean view room with a king sized bed, we spent four relaxing days at the Congress Hall. When you consider that the same room runs $669.00 per night in peak season, this is an absolute bargain! Once again, knowing that street parking is free in the...

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Needham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Husband and I recently spent four days at Congress Hall . There were plenty of places to relax on the first floor of the hotel -lobby, hall, bar etc. There was plenty of seating outside in rocking chairs under the covered overhangs or on adirondack chairs on the lawn. We had great weather so we were able to sit...

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New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Congress Hall is one of my favorite weekend getaways. We typically go during the Christmas Season for the tree lighting and LOVE it. We decided to come in March and it didn't disappoint. I highly recommend Congress Hall - The Blue Pig - The Brown Room for cocktails and entertainment - The Ebbitt Room for a wonderful dinner and change...

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Williamstown, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come here every Christmas to celebrate my wife's birthday. Needless to say we keep coming back because Congress Hall always delivers a fantastic experience. There is now way I can overstate the great visits.

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Robbinsville, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I took advantage of a travelzoo voucher for a one night stay. I agree with others that March is a very dead time to visit Cape May but it also had its advantages of not being crowded. The hotel is beautiful overlooking the ocean and made me feel like I stepped back into time. Every staff member...

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Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Blue Pig Tavern
Blue Pig Tavern
Cuisines: American, Bar
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Congress Hall in Cape May is America's First and Oldest Seaside Resort Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Congress Hall

Address: 200 Congress Place, Cape May, NJ 08204-5306
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Price Range: $244 - $432 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Congress Hall 4*
Number of rooms: 106
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Also Known As:
Congress Hall Cape May
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Cape May
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May
#11 Romantic Hotel in Cape May
#12 Family Hotel in Cape May
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“We go "economy" and the lower priced rooms are fabulous.”
scottmH6571YY, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms offer nice views, but you can request to have a beach facing room, which faces the outdoor grounds.”
jimmyh245, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Top floor, away from steps”
kefoxy1, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ocean front rooms are well worth the extra money.”
R2471SVjohnk, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are beautiful; I lodged in a city view room. I peeked in the ocean view rooms and they were beautiful too.”
asmith2000, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
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