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Cape May hotels

Cape May hotels

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Cape May, NJ, United States
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Low season October
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  Average price (weeknight): $246
  Average price (weekend night): $316

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Top tips for finding the perfect Cape May hotel

If you would like to learn more about Cape May history during your trip, choose a hotel near the Emlen Physick Estate, such as The Cape Winds Motel located five minutes’ walk away. The Emlen Physick Estate is a historical house that features several exhibits to educate visitors on life in the area during the 1800s.
The Cape May Historic District contains a high concentration of museums and landmarks, such as the SS Atlantus concrete ship and the Ocean City Historical Museum, making it an interesting area for tourists to stay. The Alcott Hotel is a relaxed choice that is less than a 10-minute walk to the Cape May Historic District and only a three-minute walk to the popular Willow Creek Winery.
Hoping to spend most of your vacation near the ocean? Choose a hotel next to Cape May Beach, like the West Cape Motel located just a 10-minute walk from the beach. The Cape May Beach has public restrooms and calm water, perfect for both swimming and kayaking.
For travelers interested in nature activities, consider staying near the Nature Center of Cape May, a campus that has interactive activities that educate visitors on local animals and plants in the area. The La Mer Beachfront Inn is only a 15-minute walk away.
If you would like to do some shopping during your trip to Cape May, choose a hotel near Washington Street Mall, like the Victorian Motel, which is less than a five-minute walk from the mall. The Washington Street Mall contains a variety of shops and restaurants, including Art Block and Cape May Leather.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Cape May

Which are the most popular neighbourhoods to stay in Cape May?
For more information about Cape May's different neighborhoods, check out our Cape May's City Guide.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
What hotels in Cape May have a good view?
The Congress Hall Resort is a chic 4-star hotel that is directly across the street from the Cape May Beach and has rooms with views of the ocean. The Carroll Villa Hotel dates all the way to 1882, and it offers the option of upgrading to a room with views of the beach.
What are good hotels in Cape May near the South Cape May Meadows?
South Cape May Meadows is a large sanctuary that offers trails, wetlands, and bird-watching opportunities, making it a tranquil and scenic place to visit. The Beach Shack is a casual resort that is only a five-minute walk from the meadows and less than a 10-minute walk to the Washington Street Mall. The Highland House is a three-minute walk to the meadows and a seven-minute walk to Cape May Beach.
Which hotels in Cape May are near the Colonial House Museum?
If you’re a history enthusiast, consider booking a hotel near the city’s Colonial House Museum. The Chalfonte Hotel is an affordable option that is only a four-minute walk to the museum and a four-minute walk to Cape May Beach. The Carroll Villa Hotel is a six-minute walk to the museum and one minute from Cape May Beach.
What hotels in Cape May are good for families?
The Grand Hotel of Cape May is located right on Cape May Beach and has both an indoor pool and an optional kids’ club. The Ocean Club Hotel is located on Beach Avenue and offers large suites, as well as towel, umbrella, and chair rentals. This is a great choice for families planning to go to the beach.

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Best Cape May hotels

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The Queen Victoria Bed & Breakfast - Cape May - Building
9.6 Excellent (184 reviews)
Peter Shields Inn & Restaurant - Cape May - Building
9.5 Excellent (280 reviews)
Virginia Hotel - Cape May - Building
9.4 Excellent (324 reviews)
Beauclaires Bed & Breakfast Inn - Cape May - Building
9.4 Excellent (175 reviews)
The Southern Mansion - Cape May - Bedroom
9.3 Excellent (246 reviews)
Avondale by the Sea Motel - Cape May - Bedroom
9.2 Excellent (270 reviews)
Icona Cape May - Cape May - Building
9.1 Excellent (388 reviews)
Periwinkle Inn - Cape May
9.1 Excellent (338 reviews)
Wilbraham Mansion - Cape May - Bedroom
9.1 Excellent (207 reviews)
The Beach Shack - Cape May - Building
9.0 Excellent (384 reviews)
Sea Crest Inn - Cape May - Building
9.0 Excellent (334 reviews)
Carroll Villa Hotel - Cape May - Building
9.2 Excellent (75 reviews)
Congress Hall - Cape May - Building
8.8 Excellent (745 reviews)
Ocean Club Hotel - Cape May - Building
8.8 Excellent (268 reviews)
Leith Hall Bed and Breakfast - Cape May - Building
8.8 Excellent (224 reviews)
Jetty Motel - Cape May - Building
8.7 Excellent (360 reviews)
Stockton Inns - Cape May
8.7 Excellent (321 reviews)
The Heritage Inn - Cape May - Building
8.7 Excellent (320 reviews)
The Star Inn - Cape May - Building
8.7 Excellent (200 reviews)
Captain Mey's Inn - Cape May - Building
8.9 Excellent (54 reviews)