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Gingerbread House

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Succasunna, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the second time we have stayed at the Gingerbread House in Cape May and I would recommend it to anyone!! Not only is this B&B in the perfect location- one block from the gorgeous beach and within a 2 minute walk of the Washington Street Mall- but the service provided by Joan, Fred, and their staff, McKinley, has...

Thank rta13
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a long overdue review of the Gingerbread House which we very much enjoyed for five nights in August 2016. Our hosts, Joan and Fred, were exceptionally welcoming and helpful. Their Gingerbread House is a lovingly and beautifully restored Victorian building only half a block from the great beach of Cape May. Our second floor room with en suite...

Thank Canadianstraveling
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been coming to this beautiful B&B for many years...and STILL it's amazing in all of it's ways! The owners,Joan &Fred Echevarria and their staff,McKinley, can't do enough for you... The extremely elegant and tasty breakfast Tymes!(I love to eat upon their lovely porch...)..All of the true warmth and caring....and you'll never find a cleaner or prettier place to stay...only...

Thank safs18
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 February 2017

My husband and I had the opportunity to stay at this quaint, beautiful bed-and breakfast in December 2016. The house was beautifully decorated for the holiday, and we thoroughly enjoyed a late evening cup of coffee and the home- baked goodies provided while sitting by the cozy fireplace. Our room was a suite on the top floor. The room was...

Thank Maxine Z
Dallastown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 January 2017

My husband treated me to a Christmas Cape May getaway after all his hunting trips. We stayed at "The Gingerbread House". The first thing that captured our attention was the beautiful wood and glass door (maybe the best door in Cape May) which we learned, was made by our host! I couldn't wait to peek in the windows! Entering the...

Thank Monica S
Lititz, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Great location, very clean, awesome hosts and wonderful breakfast each morning. Homemade goodies and complimentary bottle of wine. What more could you ask for? Thank you Joan! We had a great time and a lovely way to ring in the new year.

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We recently spent 2 nights here and it was top notch. Convenient location, spotlessly clean, and decorated nicely. The breakfasts are excellent....just the right portions are served. We especially enjoyed the beautiful antique furniture. Can't go wrong staying here.

Thank cwsew
Somerset, New Jersey
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We were very fortunate to stay at Joan's B&B, this is the holiday tour season and most B&Bs were booked we did not have a reservation, and Joan was gracious enough to rent us a room for the night. This is a lovely B&B beautifully decorated with antiques and hand crafted wood working. We were welcomed at the door by...

Thank 778ginal
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Th Gingerbread House exceeded all our expectations! Great hosts and location. Will return to visit Joan and Fred again! The house is a well preserved Victorian and the host Fred will explain all the wood work he has completed. The morning breakfast is very good and you get to meet all the other guests. We stayed in the front second...

Thank James M
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is by far the nicest Bed and Breakfast we ever stayed at. It was immaculate and and very comfortable. The owners Fred and Joan we awesome hosts, they made us feel right at home. The detailed workmanship in the whole house was astounding as was the decor. Not to mention the breakfasts were fabulous!. The location between the beach...

Thank T R

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A meticulously and elegantly restored 1869 Victorian Bed and Breakfast Inn situated in the historical district and 1/2 block to beach. Period antiques, original watercolors, classical music, Fred's photographs and exquisite woodwork combine with friendly service and attention to detail. Delightful breezes and the sounds of the sea create a comfortable setting amidst the wonderful furnishing of a golden age. Breakfast, fireplace, private baths and guest veranda. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gingerbread House

Address: 28 Gurney St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2408
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Price Range: RM470 - RM1,410 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Gingerbread House Hotel Cape May
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“The rooms on the second floor have private baths while the rooms on the third floor have a shared bath. All rooms perfect for couples”
rta13, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“The Gingerbread House is within walking distance to all of what Cape May has to offer- shopping, restaurants , and the beach.”
588maxinez, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 accommodates couples. It is located in the middle of the 2nd floor. It was quiet and cozy (but not small).”
monicas998, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor have private bathrooms, while rooms on the third floor have a shared bathroom.”
tr493, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I loved being able to hear the waves from the porch room”
sydneytawes, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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