Congress Hall Hotel - Cape May

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

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Poolside snack bar

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

The charming 4-star Congress Hall is set in a shopping area minutes away from Cape May Carriage Company, Cape May Point State Park and Emlen Physick Estate. The building was renovated in 2002.

It will take you 10 minutes to get to Cape May Model Trains, Cape May Stage Professional Equity Theater and East Lynne Theater Company. Cape May city center is 3km away.

The hotel is placed next to taverns and a mall. You can make use of an outdoor swimming pool, a nightclub and a cocktail lounge on site as well.

Due to the hotel's ideal location, it will only take you a 70-minute drive to get to Atlantic City Intl airport.

Rooms

All 105 designer guestrooms feature modern facilities. They offer en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer, a bathtub and bathrobes.

Eat

American dishes are served in the gourmet restaurant. Relaxing drinks are offered in the poolside bar.

A american breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Conference facilities, a photocopier and internet access and such hotel facilities as a safe deposit box, free parking and a cash machine are available on-site.

Relax

The on-site SPA facilities include a wellness center and shiatsu massage.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private hotel parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms   108.

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Facilities

General

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

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Beachfront
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Night club
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Shiatsu massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view
  • Ocean view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

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

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator on request

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay at the price of USD 15 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

251 Beach Ave, Cape May, United States, 08204

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City Center
  • Cape May
    1.7km
Airports
Restaurants
  • Blue Pig Tavern (cuisine: American)
    20 m
  • Tisha's (cuisine: American)
    100 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    108

Rooms and availability

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Guest Room
Bed type: Double beds
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
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    Congress Hall Annex Double RoomCongress Hall Annex Double RoomCongress Hall Annex Double Room
    Annex Double Room
    Bed type: Queen Size bed
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    • Air conditioning
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    This double room has a bathrobe and air conditioning

    Room facilities
      Congress Hall Luxury RoomCongress Hall Luxury RoomCongress Hall Luxury Room
      Luxury Room
      Bed type: 2 Queen Size beds or King Size bed or Queen Size bed
      Size: 19m2
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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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 Ave, Cape May, United States, 08204

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Cape May
          1.7km
        Airports
        Restaurants
        • Blue Pig Tavern (cuisine: American)
          20 m
        • Tisha's (cuisine: American)
          100 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of rooms:
          108

        Congress Hall Location

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        What's nearby

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 1.6km

        Convention centers

        Amusement

        • Family Fun Arcade - 5.8km
        • Victorian Arcade - 6.2km

        Museums

        • Center For Community Arts - 500 m
        • Mid Atlantic Ctr For the Arts - 1.1km
        • Greater Cape May Historic Soc - 2.6km

        Parks

        • Cape May Recreation Dept - 5.8km

        Halls

        • Town Bank Fire Hall - 6.3km

        Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

        • Nature Center of Cape May - 2.6km

        Military facilities

        Local Attractions

        • Nature Center of Cape May - 2.6km
          1600 Delaware Ave, Cape May
        • Historic Cold Spring Village - 5.1km
          720 Route 9, Cape May
        • Forgotten Warriors - 8.2km
          529 Forrestal Rd, Rio Grande
        • Poverty Beach - 2.6km
          Cape May, NJ
        • Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum - 8.2km
          500 Forrestal Road, Cape May

        Near the hotel

        • Emlen Physick Estate - 1.3km
          1048 Washington St., Cape May

          Restaurants Nearby

          • Blue Pig Tavern - 20 m

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

            56% likes this, based on 389 reviews
            Cuisine: American
            Price Range: CAD 26 - CAD 52

          • Cucina Rosa - 50 m

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

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

          • Bliss Organic Ice Cream - 40 m

            Address: 326 Carpenter's Lane

            83% likes this, based on 36 reviews
            Cuisine: Dessert

          • Tisha's - 100 m

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

            70% likes this, based on 551 reviews
            Cuisine: American
            Price Range: CAD 27 - CAD 33

          • Magic Brain Cafe - 40 m

            Address: 31 Perry Street
            Phone: 6098848188

            81% likes this, based on 40 reviews
            Cuisine: Coffee Shop

          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of rooms:
            108

          Congress Hall Reviews

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

          Average guest rating

          7.6out of 10
          Excellent
          Based on 9 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Rooms
          7.0
          Value
          8.0

          Individual 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 Ave, Cape May, United States, 08204

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Cape May
            1.7km
          Airports
          Restaurants
          • Blue Pig Tavern (cuisine: American)
            20 m
          • Tisha's (cuisine: American)
            100 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of rooms:
            108