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    Beach Shack

    205 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204
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    • Excellent25%
    • Very good42%
    • Average19%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible5%
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    “rusty nail” (189 reviews)
    “fire pit” (77 reviews)
    “beach service” (49 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

    Visited for a week. Right across from the beach with chair and umbrella service, which was exceptionally nice considering all the years I have schlepped my own stuff across the beach at the Jersey Shore. They also provide beach service for lunch, just no alcohol...More

    Thank jjohnston001
    Reviewed 3 September 2015

    Cape May has been my family's favorite spot for many, many years. We typically stayed in homes and condos close to the beach, always very modern and typically high end. In recent years, we have been day trippers but finally found our way back for...More

    3  Thank AMPM1974
    Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

    Really wish there was a rating between average and very good. The Beach Shack isn't a dive but isn't exactly what you may expect from Cape Resorts either. The positives- great across the street from beach location. We rented a tent for the day, totally...More

    2  Thank Sailgirl22
    Reviewed 23 August 2015

    This hotel was fantastic. Very CLEAN. The beds were really comfortable and the bathroom was nice. It is right across the street from the beach which made it very convenient. I also loved that we didn't have to lug beach chairs and an umbrella because...More

    Thank Melissa R
    Reviewed 14 August 2015

    When selecting a hotel for my family's first beach vacation, I thought Cape May would be perfect. Before having kids, my husband and I spent time there, and had dinner at the Blue Pig. We fell in love with Congress Hall. I was excited to...More

    8  Thank Laura C
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$140 - US$328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #15 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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    • Cape May County >
    • Cape May
    • Also Known As
    • Beach Shack Hotel Cape May
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    Amanda M
    11 October 2017|
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    Response from m_schmidt42 | Reviewed this property |
    No breakfast. We didn’t have a kitchenette in our room. They have a restaurant there that we got a free kids meal coupon for but, we there are much better places to eat in town
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    Jeff K
    12 July 2017|
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    Response from katec60 | Reviewed this property |
    I would say, its probably due to the fact that they did a huge renovation on the property, and of course they need to keep competitive to all the other properties in Cape May, especially since they are "beach front"
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    4 June 2017|
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    Response from GCruiser | Reviewed this property |
    This was our first time visiting this hotel. However the bathroom appeared to be updated with new vanity and sink. The floor tile was updated. I did not care for the lower, smaller toilet. They installed a glass panel half... More
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    "No elevator. All rooms face front and back."
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    "View is best from the third floor but be aware there are no elevators."
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    "Rooms poolside are quieter."
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    "I like the second floor direct ocean view by the office away from the Rusty Nail."
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