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Beach Shack

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Runnemede, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful accommodations had the first floor because we brought our dog, which was great since my husband has knee issues, the place was recently upgraded and it was beautiful I highly recommend this place especially if you want to travel with your furry friend although it is not cheap but it was our puppys 6 th birthday and it was...

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Lanoka Harbor, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 swimsuit and was told that I could use the bathroom at The Rusty Nail, the...

Thank Colette B
Carneys Point, New Jersey
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 with unruly animals. I would defiantly recommend this place and will stay here again. And...

1Thank katec60
cgaudio, General Manager at Beach Shack, responded to this review

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

Chantilly, Virginia
Reviewed 18 April 2017

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 are comfortable and it works. The property (with the Rusty Nail restaurant on it) is...

1Thank kenperkinsvt
Glendale, California
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. Whether it be the servers, the front desk, the housekeepers, or the reservations office, I...

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New York City, New York
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 to just north of motel status. The rooms do not have a fresh smell, there...

4Thank Kbaldo
Garland, UT
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This property sits on the main road. We were on the 3rd floor, no elevator. it is described as ocean front, and you can see the ocean, but a parking lot and road are what you really overlook. I was hoping to be able to hear the ocean at night and tried to open the window, but it was sealed....

3Thank tdimiles
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This room cost over $200 for one night, so in my mind I believed it would be decent/good at least. Well, you certainly shouldn't have to fight off roached in the bed and in the kitchen. There are holes around your beds where they can easily come in from, the bedding didn't smell like it was washed so the roaches...

8Thank Shelby S
Detroit, MI
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Facility is very nice and a great value. Rooms are clean, although not necessarily what one would call modern. The bathrooms are a bit a small and some of the fixtures could stand to be replaced, but for a beach town this is a good place to stay. The Rusty Nail is a very quaint place with a casual feel,...

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Forked River, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Want to thank Charlie Gaudio (general manager) for a job well done with his friendly, courteous and excellent staff. This was my wife and my second weekend long stay at the shack this year. We were greeted with open arms and check in was seamless! They remembered that I had bad knees and without hesitation put us on the first...

Thank mark r

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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: RM606 - RM1,607 (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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“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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