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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 October 2014

We enjoyed our stay very much. The hotel room was quite nice. Location is outstanding, sitting smack between the Washington St. pedestrian mall and the beach. The hotel's common spaces are super-attractive and comfortable, and we especially liked the small, upscale shops on the ground floor. The Blue Pig restaurant is very good and has a nice interior. The bar...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 27 October 2014

It is not a five stars hotel, but it is probably the best in Cape May. I highly recommend it for a romantic stay. You will fell like living in the past. The service and staff is very pleasant. Very well situated near the town center and right on the beach.

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1Thank Lucgbenoit
Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

I spent the weekend in Cape May with my wife. We stayed at the Congress Hall. This place blew me away. Beautiful building, very historic, in town, on the beach. The staff is outstanding, the service impeccable. We ate at their Blue Pig restaurant, again more than I expected. If your in Cape May and need a hotel this place...

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Myerstown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 October 2014

Our children gave us a 50th anniversary gift of a few nights stay at this very well preserved hotel. We have nothing bad to say from the awesome town view very large room, great bathroom, and awesome , lush king size beds with lush linens. The cleanliness and amenities were perfect the service, location were all just great.

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1Thank Robert M
Anacortes, Washington
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Our family of five spent four nights at the historical Congress Hall hotel renting a two one bedroom ocean view rooms with king beds. Rooms are nicely appointed with historical influence. View of Ocean shoreline was great, including overlooking large swimming pool. Great place to unwind, easy to sit on the deck in one of their many woooden rocking chairs,...

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Morris Plains, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 21 October 2014

We always stay at the Congess Hall when we visit Cape May and have always been very happy there. We visited there again Oct 18th and we had a few problems. I have to say the the valets were courteous and very nice as always. When we went to the front desk we were surprised that the staff was not...

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2Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 21 October 2014

My husband and spent the last weekend at CH. We've visit Cape May every fall and have gone to CH as well as the Virginian, their sister hotel. It's close to the ocean; the Brown Room is a great place to relax, have a drink, and meet people; nice breakfast at Blue Pig with cozy fire. The staff at check...

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3Thank CapeMayExperience
Hamilton, New Jersey
Reviewed 20 October 2014 via mobile

Another great stay at CH. New general manager Sam seems on the ball. Nice touch with welcome back letter and 2 comp drinks. Jimmy and Sandy are top notch at the Brown Room, always accommodating and loads of fun!

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philadelphia
Reviewed 19 October 2014

We booked an overnight stay at Congress Hall when we came to Cape May for a wedding at another venue in Cape May. Can certainly appreciate why you would stay at this hotel if this were the wedding venue and it would be a beautiful place to hold a wedding. Not sure I would rush back at the price for...

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Reviewed 16 October 2014

For my wife and I we felt like we stepped into a scene from a Hercule Poirot story from the 30's to 40's time frame. Beautifully restored for a taste of that eclectic era then Congress Hall is a very nice and enjoyable stay. They had a 4 piece jazz group by the bar near where you register. It was...

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Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Blue Pig Tavern
Blue Pig Tavern
Cuisines: American, Bar
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Congress Hall in Cape May is America's First and Oldest Seaside Resort Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Congress Hall

Address: 200 Congress Place, Cape May, NJ 08204-5306
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Price Range: RM544 - RM2,001 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Congress Hall 4*
Number of rooms: 106
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Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Cape May
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May
#11 Romantic Hotel in Cape May
#12 Family Hotel in Cape May
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“Some rooms can be a bit noisy so ask if you're a lite sleeper.”
 of 5 bubbles tandmnj, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had a king room, ocean view. In the off season, this was affordable and worth it. Loved the view of the beach and ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles My3boysbbn, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Chose a king room that overlooks the ocean.”
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  • The bath
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  • Our view of lawn, pool and ocean beyond
 of 5 bubbles practans, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Main building rooms are nice. Liked the smaller rooms better than the suites. Cozier.”
 of 5 bubbles SeaDog39, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“choose one that faces the beach. ours didn't”
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 of 5 bubbles Yungmarie, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
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