Congress Hall Hotel - Cape May

251 Beach Avenue, Cape May, United States, 08204  show map
 4 stars
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Congress Hall Hotel - Cape May

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

Valet parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

Editorial review:

Congress Hall is a small property with four suites and 16 additional sleeping rooms. All of the sleeping rooms have been recently renovated, but it is the restaurant that makes this hotel a sought after get away spot. The décor is antique and very romantic. The restaurant is one of top dining spots in all of New Jersey. If you are a looking for romantic vacation, this is a great place where you can escape and find world-class service combined with the finest amenities. You will have a chance to relive the luxury of a time gone by that hearkens back to an era synonymous with style and elegance in a historic hotel.

Overview

Congress Hall Hotel boasts positioning close to Cape Island Theatre Company, World War II Lookout Tower and Historic Cold Spring Village, offering 108 rooms and featuring an outdoor swimming pool, a nightclub and a spa centre. Founded in 1879, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2002.

The ideal location makes a theater, a lighthouse and colonial houses easily reachable. Congress Hall Hotel lies within a 20-minute walk from the center of Cape May.

The hotel offers easy access to shops and a mall.

Congress Hall Hotel can be reached in 70 minutes by car from Atlantic City Intl airport.

Rooms

The property comprises of inviting rooms, including annex room, wing double room and standard guest room appointed with a writing table, satellite television, a safe, complimentary Wi-Fi and a balcony. The rooms have a stunning view of the ocean. They have carpet floor and antique furniture.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is available from 07:30 till 11:00. The onsite restaurant specializes in local cuisine. Guests can dine at Tisha's and Island Grill, about 100 meters away from the property.

A american breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Congress Hall Hotel also offers bicycles for rent.

Relax

Leisure facilities feature a golf course and a tennis court.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   108.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Paid kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Night club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view
  • Ocean view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Dressing area
  • Turndown service
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator on request

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay at the price of USD 15 per person per night in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

251 Beach Avenue, Cape May, United States, 08204

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City Center
  • Cape May
    1.1 mi
Airports
Restaurants
  • Blue Pig Tavern (cuisine: American)
    100 ft
  • Tisha's (cuisine: American)
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    108

Rooms and availability

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Guest Room
Bed type: Double beds or Queen-size bed or King-size bed
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
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    King Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
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      Wing Queen Room
      Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or Queen-size bed
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        Queen Room
        Bed type: Queen-size bed
        Size: 205 sq. feet
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          Annex Room
          Bed type: Double beds
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            Annex Queen Room
            Bed type: Queen-size bed
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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Congress Hall Hotel - Cape May Cape May location
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              Hotel Address:

              251 Beach Avenue, Cape May, United States, 08204

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Cape May
                1.1 mi
              Airports
              Restaurants
              • Blue Pig Tavern (cuisine: American)
                100 ft
              • Tisha's (cuisine: American)
                400 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  12 pm
              • Number of floors:
                4
              • Number of rooms:
                108

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              What's nearby

              Popular areas

              Convention centers

              Amusement

              • Family Fun Arcade - 3.6 mi
              • Victorian Arcade - 3.9 mi

              Monuments and Landmarks

              Museums

              • Center For Community Arts - 1700 ft
              • Mid Atlantic Ctr For the Arts - 3700 ft
              • Emlen Physick Estate - 4000 ft
              • Greater Cape May Historic Soc - 1.6 mi

              Parks

              Halls

              • Town Bank Fire Hall - 3.9 mi

              Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

              • Nature Center of Cape May - 1.6 mi

              Military facilities

              Local attractions

              • Nature Center of Cape May - 1.6 mi
                1600 Delaware Ave, Cape May
              • Historic Cold Spring Village - 3.2 mi
                720 Route 9, Cape May
              • Forgotten Warriors - 5.1 mi
                529 Forrestal Rd, Rio Grande
              • Poverty Beach - 1.6 mi
                Cape May, NJ
              • Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum - 5.1 mi
                500 Forrestal Road, Cape May

              Near the hotel

              • Emlen Physick Estate - 4300 ft
                1048 Washington St., Cape May

                Restaurants nearby

                • Blue Pig Tavern - 100 ft

                  Address: Congress Place and Perry Str.
                  Phone: 609-884-8422

                  56% likes this, based on 389 reviews
                  Cuisine: American
                  Price Range: USD 20 - USD 40

                • Cucina Rosa - 200 ft

                  Address: 301 Washington St
                  Phone: 609-898-9800

                  75% likes this, based on 223 reviews
                  Cuisine: Italian

                • Bliss Organic Ice Cream - 200 ft

                  Address: 326 Carpenter's Lane

                  83% likes this, based on 36 reviews

                • Tisha's - 400 ft

                  Address: 322 Washington Street Mall
                  Phone: 609-884-9119

                  70% likes this, based on 551 reviews
                  Cuisine: American
                  Price Range: USD 21 - USD 26

                • Magic Brain Cafe - 200 ft

                  Address: 31 Perry Street
                  Phone: 6098848188

                  81% likes this, based on 40 reviews

                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  3 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Number of floors:
                  4
                • Number of rooms:
                  108
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                Congress Hall Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Congress Hall

                Average guest rating

                7.6out of 10
                Fabulous
                Based on 10 reviews

                Guest reviews

                • Family with children
                  5.8

                  The proximity to the beach and various popular Cape May activities was great.

                  The staff was lacking in customer service. From the front desk person who didn't take his eyes off something on the desk in front of him instead of looking at customers and being friendly. I didn't realize he was there to check people in since he never indicated such, seemed too busy with something on the desk. The valets who twice during my stay asked(I.E. Told me), "you don't need help with your bags do you?". I also had a problem with staff using the same 2 elevators guests use. Good luck to you if you were waiting for the elevator behind staff pushing one of their huge carts. Also, the "Ocean View" was a joke. I plan on posting pics and a review on another site. It was obstructed by a window a/c and a roof below, not at all worth the money!

                • Couple
                  10.0

                  Beautiful accommodations in the heart of historic Cape May. Very romantic. Great ocean views. Wonderful food/service

                  Wedding held 2 floors down very load and readily heard. Nice violin music though

                • Older travelers
                  8.8

                  not a lot of traffic in the wintr time---bet that it jumps in the summer

                • Older travelers
                  9.2

                  Wonderful, friendly, accomodating staff. Great location. Comfortable beds and pillows.

                  The room could have been vacummed better along the edges. (Found a soda cap and candy wrappers around the edges of the room.)

                • Older travelers
                  9.2

                  I love the location and it's historic ambiance. Best in Cape May.

                • Older travelers
                  6.4

                  Pool and beach access and accomodations were great

                  Not a lot of value for price other than location. Room was small with full size bed that we did not think we booked. First days we received bottled water in the room which was a nice touch then last few days we did not. No coffee maker in room.

                • Older travelers
                  9.6

                  very friendly helpful staff

                  paper cups in coffee shop,no comfy chairs in room

                • Group of friends
                  10.0

                  Location is excellent and the breakfast in the Blue Pig Tavern was really good. Everything looked great and the Boiler Room Friday night was a blast! It's so good to see Congress Hall the focus of social life in Cape May again.

                How to reach hotel

                hotel Congress Hall Hotel - Cape May Cape May location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                251 Beach Avenue, Cape May, United States, 08204

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Cape May
                  1.1 mi
                Airports
                Restaurants
                • Blue Pig Tavern (cuisine: American)
                  100 ft
                • Tisha's (cuisine: American)
                  400 ft
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  3 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Number of floors:
                  4
                • Number of rooms:
                  108