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    Beach Shack

    205 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$199
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          Overview
          • Excellent24%
          • Very good40%
          • Average19%
          • Poor10%
          • Terrible6%
          Travellers talk about
          “rusty nail” (167 reviews)
          “fire pit” (73 reviews)
          “beach service” (46 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Pets Allowed
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 326 reviews

          Reviewed today

          Was told over the phone that I could check in early if room was available. Got there at 1pm on a sunny 85 degree day and to hit the beach. Was told room wasn't ready yet. I asked for a place to change into my...More

          Thank Colette B
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          This hotel was renovated, and nicely done, room was very clean, bathroom nicely done, and clean. The beds were comfy. The manager/owner was friendly and accommodating. Parking was available to those staying at the hotel. Its a dog friendly place, but didn't have any issues...More

          1  Thank katec60
          Response from cgaudio, General Manager at Beach Shack

          Dear katec60, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you liked the renovated rooms. It was a big undertaking this winter. Hopefully you can return when a fire is burning in the fireplace at the Rusty Nail. Regards, Charley

          Reviewed 5 weeks ago

          We have visited the Beach Shack each year for the last 4 years. It is a great location to see friends from Vermont that we do not see that often. Great location right across from the beach. The rooms are pretty basic but the beds...More

          1  Thank kenperkinsvt
          Reviewed 8 March 2017

          I have stayed here multiple times, and I love it. Although it is not my first option in Cape May (I love the other Cape Resorts properties), it is still a great location. I love the fire pit, full bar, open restaurant, and great staff....More

          Thank bayernbabe
          Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

          We've been staying here in the summer since they opened several years ago. It's lost its novelty and it's upkeep. Although we like the fire pit and sand at night with kids and convenience to the beach the rest of the place has nose dived...More

          4  Thank Kbaldo
          Marquis De Lafayette Hotel
          382 reviews
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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Beachfront
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$138 - US$327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #18 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites
          • Number of rooms
          • 68
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          • Location
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          • Jersey Shore >
          • Cape May County >
          • Cape May
          • Also Known As
          • Beach Shack Hotel Cape May
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          Traveller (106)
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          Dining (6)
          Hotel & Grounds (65)
          Bathroom (3)
          Family and Play Areas (3)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          tammyf
          Is pool heated?
          16 May 2017|
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          Response from cgaudio | Property representative |
          Hello Tammyf, Thank you for your question. Yes the pool at the Beach Shack is heated. Please let us know if we can be of further assistance. Regards, Charley
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          pacbotte
          Do you have and elevator from first floor to third floor
          23 September 2016|
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          Response from Hawaiianskirt | Reviewed this property |
          No, no elevators!
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          Shannon C
          HI, looking to visit Nov 2-6, 2016.. Are you closed for the season by then? Are 40lb well behaved dogs allowed and what is the pet fee? Thanks!
          31 July 2016|
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          Response from Susan D | Reviewed this property |
          Don't know. I would recommend contacting them directly.
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          Room Tips
          "Building one lots of activity with pool. Building 2 overlooks the Rusty Nail. Live Music until 9pm."
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          "all the rooms come with full or partial ocean views."
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          "We like the building next to the Nail. Better ocean views, especially on the upper floors."
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          "North side of hotel facing the ocean. Second and third floor great view!"
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