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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I strongly recommend taking a couple days to stay here! We stayed here for an early anniversary trip, and cannot wait until we can come back again! It was worth every penny to stay here! The staff made this visit as easy as possible! They also serve gluten free breakfast for those with an allergy, which made the trip even...

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New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent our 10 year wedding anniversary at the Harrison recently in the Summer Cottage. They welcomed us with champagne to celebrate this special time in our lives. We enjoyed our stay and the staff were all so very nice, helpful and accommodating. Breakfast and Afternoon Tea were delicious with so much thought and detail going into...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I just came back from a night away at The Harrison and it was one of our best getaways! We stayed in Summer Cottage and it was perfect! The decor was gorgeous, very clean, and super comfortable. Breakfast was outstanding and we loved chatting with Heather. We will definitely be back!

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Thank Amy R
Staten Island, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Harrison last month with friends. It was my first B&B experience. Cannot say enough nice things about the Harrison. The rooms were beautiful. The hospitality of the staff could not be better. Once in the B&B you felt like you knew the staff forever. Afternoon tea was delightful. Breakfast the next morning was...

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Thank carolyn m
Westchester County, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent two nights in March here. The place is so beautifully done and the owners have thought of everything to make your stay the most wonderful experience. The inn keepers made us feel at home from the moment we arrived, we look forward to our next stay at The Harrison.

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Byron Bay, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff made us feel so welcome and catered to our specific (difficult) dietary requirements. The room was elegant and gorgeous, and we were super comfortable there. It is located is an ideal place in Cape May, where we could walk to just about everything we needed. We will be back!

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New Paltz, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been going to Cape May since I was a baby and know the area well. I wanted to try a new place and decided to stay at The Harrison. I was blown away by how beautiful it was! The building is historic and the owners did a fabulous job of preserving the integrity of the building while updating...

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1Thank Mandy R
Matawan, New Jersey
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Spent a wonderful two night stay here in March of 2017. What a beautiful and charming place! Exquisitely decorated and well run by a pleasant and helpful staff. Breakfast was fabulous. Highly recommend!

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1Thank Moscinskis
suburban Philadelphia
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We had not been to Cape May in years and were looking for a romantic weekend getaway. We chose the Harrison after viewing the gorgeous rooms on its website (and the reviews of the delicious breakfasts.) Everything lived up to the reviews. While the weather didn't cooperate (it was the coldest we'd had all season - not ideal for walking...

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Columbia, Maryland
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The room was elegant and beautiful!! Bathroom pure luxury. Loved the tub shower. Fire place was a lovely touch too. But our stay was really made special by Jean N. Her food and presentation was amazing!! Jean was super friendly and funny. She kept us laughing everyday of our visit. She is a gem and we were so blessed to...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We would like to welcome you to the newly renovated Inn, "The Harrison," formerly "The Summer Cottage Inn". We are delighted to invite you to stay with us where you will be surrounded by Victorian Elegance complimented by Contemporary Luxuries. Our rooms are appointed with luxurious bedding, elegant wall coverings, opulent lighting, and updated bathrooms with marble floors. The Harrison will allow you to relax and step back in time while enjoying modern conveniences. All of our rooms have their own private baths, are fully air conditioned, and include luxury toiletries by Beekman, in wall USB chargers, Bluetooth wireless speaker and alarm clock radios, in-room Iron and Ironing boards, LED flat screen TVs with Cable, free high speed internet and Wi-Fi, and come with access to our pantry for a late night tea or to store your restaurant leftovers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Harrison

Address: 613 Columbia Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-2305
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Price Range: RM854 - RM1,892 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Harrison 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Any room is outstanding !!! See the photos on the website.”
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