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Cape May New Jersey Accommodations

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The Cape May center point is around the area of Us Coast Guard Facilities Engr and 2 miles north of Emlen Physick Estate.

Welcome to Cape May, New Jersey. The town was founded by Capt. Cornelius Jacobson Mey, who claimed the area for Holland in 1621. Somewhere along the lines of history, the spelling changed to the traditional “May” and has stayed that way ever since.

Capt. Mey was one of the several explorers who visited the area after the first visit by Sir Henry Hudson who explored the area in the early 1600s. Mey was so impressed with the climate and the landscape he named the area after himself.

Cape May is actually an island but is also part of a “cape.” It is the oldest seaport resort in America.

In 1878, a devastating fire nearly destroyed Cape May. The reconstruction that followed resulted in an architectural history of Victorian buildings.

Cape May became a National Historic Landmark City in 1976. More from this guide...

Cape May Hotels, Motels & Accommodations

The Queen Victoria B & B : 102 Ocean St.
+1-888-690-5281
102 Ocean St., Cape May, NJ 08204
  • 3 star Beach hotel
  • 32 rooms in hotel
From$250
Excellent 5.0 /5Guest Reviews Call
Congress Hall : 200 Congress Place 200 Congress Place, Cape May, NJ 08204
  • Expensive Resort property
  • 9 conference rooms in property
From$129
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews Call
La Mer Beachfront Inn in Cape May 1317 Beach Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204
  • Midscale Beach hotel
  • Check in: 11:00am
From$100
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews Call
The Grand Hotel of Cape May - Cape May
+1-888-690-5247
1045 Beach Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204
  • 4-star Beach property
  • 5 floors in hotel
Palace Hotel of Cape May 1101 Beach Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204
  • Low-priced Oceanfront property
  • 56 rooms in hotel
Hotel Icona in Wildwood Crest
+1-800-881-1523
9701 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260 ~4.22 miles east of Cape May
  • High end Oceanfront hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00PM
From$109
Excellent 5.0 /5Guest Reviews Call
Beau Rivage Motor Inn : 9103 Atlantic Ave.
+1-800-997-5149
9103 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260 ~4.35 miles east of Cape May
  • Two-star Oceanfront property
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
From$99
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews Call
Granada Ocean Resort 8801 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260 ~4.42 miles east of Cape May
  • Two-star Oceanfront property
  • Hotel has 27 suites
Paradise Ocean Resort
+1-800-230-4134
405 East Denver Ave., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260 ~4.54 miles east of Cape May
  • Low-priced Oceanfront hotel
  • Check-in time: 3pm
Coliseum Ocean Resort - Wildwood
+1-800-997-5148
416 East Miami Ave., Wildwood, NJ 08260 ~4.64 miles east of Cape May
  • Four-star Beach hotel
  • 47 rooms in hotel
Oceanview Motel - Wildwood Crest
+1-888-690-5247
7201 Ocean Ave., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260 ~4.85 miles east of Cape May
  • Low-priced Oceanfront property
  • 4 floors in hotel
Singapore Motel : 515 East Orchid Rd. 515 East Orchid Rd., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260 ~4.87 miles east of Cape May
  • Economical hotel
Royal Hawaiian Motel - Wildwood Crest
+1-800-881-1523
On The Beach at 500 East Orchid Rd., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260 ~5.00 miles east of Cape May
  • Midscale Beach property
  • 88 sleeping rooms in hotel
Aztec Resort Motel in Wildwood Crest
+1-800-997-5149
411 East Lavender Rd., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260 ~5.41 miles east of Cape May
  • Two-star Resort property
  • 38 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$100
Very Good 4.5 /5Recent Reviews Call
Days Inn Suites : 4610 Ocean Ave.
+1-888-690-5281
4610 Ocean Ave., Wildwood, NJ 08260 ~5.85 miles east of Cape May
  • Economy Resort property
  • 5 floors in property
Sea Foam Motel in Wildwood
+1-800-230-4134
4110 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood, NJ 08260 ~5.97 miles east of Cape May
  • Low priced Beach property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
Caprice Motel 4200 Ocean Ave., Wildwood, NJ 08260 ~5.99 miles east of Cape May
  • Economy Resort hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
Holly Beach Hotel B & B in Wildwood
+1-888-690-5247
137 East Spicer Ave., Wildwood, NJ 08260 ~6.00 miles east of Cape May
  • 3 star Beach property
  • 5 suites in property
Beach Terrace Motor Inn in Wildwood 3400 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood, NJ 08260 ~6.27 miles east of Cape May
  • Three Star Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 78 suites
Isle of Palms Motel - Wildwood
+1-800-881-1523
3200 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood, NJ 08260 ~6.36 miles east of Cape May
  • Midscale Beach property
  • Check in time: 3.00
Quarterdeck Motel : 320 East Pine Ave.
+1-800-997-5149
320 East Pine Ave., Wildwood, NJ 08260 ~6.41 miles east of Cape May
  • Two star Beach property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
From$80
Average 3.0 /5Reviews Call
Island Breeze Motel
+1-888-690-5281
411 East 26th Ave., North Wildwood, NJ 08260 ~6.69 miles east of Cape May
  • Economical hotel
Hyland Motor Inn
+1-800-230-4134
38 East Mechanic St., Cape May Court House, NJ 08210 ~9.60 miles northeast of Cape May
  • Economical Highway property
  • Hotel has 10 suites
The Reeds at Shelter Haven 9601 3rd Ave., Stone Harbor, NJ 08247 ~10.62 miles northeast of Cape May
  • Luxurious 5-star Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 37 rooms
From$129
Very Good 4.0 /5Guest Reviews Call
Golden Inn Hotel in Avalon
+1-888-690-5247
7849 Dune Dr., Avalon, NJ 08202 ~11.64 miles northeast of Cape May
  • Midscale Oceanfront property
  • 3 floors in hotel
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When to Visit Cape May, NJ

Cape May has something for everyone during all seasons with over 200 sunny days of comfortable temperatures in the mid 80-degree range. Summer is the busiest time of the year with sports fishing, whale watching, summer programs and tours at parks and attractions, picnicking, beach and water activities.

Autumn brings cool, crisp temperatures and fun and festivals such as the Food and Wine Festival, Cape May New Jersey State Film Festival, the Audubon Society's annual Bird Show, Lima Bean Festival, and Oktoberfest.

Spring is equally enticing with the gentle breezes and fragrant blossoms in bloom. It's the perfect time for quiet strolls on the beach before the summer crowds arrive. It's also the season for the annual Spring Victorian & Tulip and Garden Festival. Temperatures average between 60 and 69 degrees, which is perfect for exploring the town, taking a bike ride, and enjoying the sunset at the beach.

Picture the perfect winter time scene for a postcard and that is what Cape May looks like especially during the holidays when the town is decked out in holiday splendor. Enjoy the Christmas Parade and the annual Christmas Candlelight House Tour, one of the highlights of the season. The average temperatures during the winter run from 42 degrees to 47 degrees.

With more than 40,000 visitors coming to Cape May during the summer, if peace and quiet, minimal crowds, and lower prices are what you're looking for, this is not the best time to plan a vacation.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Cape May, NJ:

seasonality of hotel rates in Cape May

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts displaying average price trends by star rating class in Cape May, NJ. Analyze these illustrations to calculate the least expensive dates to book a room in Cape May throughout the year.

Luxury Hotel Options in Cape May, NJ

4 Star Average Prices: $201.25

Step back in time when elegance, luxury, sophistication, and attention to every detail was to be expected and still is, at The Queen Victoria. You'll be treated like royalty and experience old-world charm in one of the several rooms or suites. Unwind in a luxury bath or whirlpool tub, refresh with a snack from the mini-refrigerators, and get cozy beside a gas-log fireplace. Exquisite antique furniture, elegant accessories, and plush bedding and linens add to the comfort of each room. The non-smoking rooms also feature a TV, DVD player, and complimentary Wi-Fi for your personal entertainment.

Enjoy the friendly atmosphere each morning for the breakfast buffet served from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. in one or two restaurants for a tasteful assortment of pastries, fruit, eggs, and coffee. If a private meal is more to your liking, dine in the parlor at the House of Royals where you'll drink in the beauty of the Victorian décor. You'll also have the option during the warmer months to dine at the House of Royals and Prince Albert Hall buildings in a lovely outdoor porch setting. During the afternoon, enjoy the English tradition of afternoon tea in the parlor.

Affordable Hotel Options in Cape May, NJ

3 Star Average Prices: $144.55

When the crystal blue water of the beach beckons, La Mer Beachfront Inn has the perfect king or queen room or efficiency, each with a view. Conveniently located near shopping, dining, and points of interest, you'll have access to all that Cape May has to offer using the trolley service provided by the hotel to get you around town.

Enjoy direct access to the private beach where you'll enjoy complimentary chairs and umbrellas, access to beachside food service, and cabana rentals from June to September. If you prefer, relax in the heated pool equipped with outdoor showers, a children's area, towels, umbrellas, chairs, and poolside meal service. After a day at the beach or the pool, have an invigorating workout at the cardio gym featuring an assortment of equipment from elliptical machines and treadmills to bikes and a resistance machine.

Amenities abound at Mer Beachfront Inn with ample complimentary on- and offsite parking, a business center with access to a computer and printer, and onsite laundry to keep you looking your best. Unwind and enjoy views of the Atlantic Ocean at The Pier House Restaurant where menus are designed to satisfy the most discerning palate for breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as satisfying taste buds at the cocktail lounge.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Cape May

2 Star Average Prices: $129.26

2 Star Hotel Prices in Cape May

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Escape to luxury and serenity at The Grand Hotel where guests are steps away from sugar white sand and shimmering blue water. The hotel is ideal for special events and business conferences with over 17,000 square feet of event space with ocean views. The Grand Hotel has a 10.0/10 rating as a group friendly hotel.

Select from beautifully detailed guest rooms, suites, and townhouse suites with accommodates for two to eight guests. Each features a relaxed environment with plush Serta double pillowtop bedding and organic bath amenities. Rooms are also equipped with a coffee maker, microwave, refrigerator, and complimentary Wi-Fi.

For guest's dining and entertainment pleasure, enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner at Hemingway's Steak & Seafood Restaurant with choices of culinary delights available from seasonal menus. On Friday and Saturday night, enjoy a favorite cocktail and dancing to the tunes spun by the DJ.

Relaxation, fun, and exploration are all part of The Grand Hotel experience. Stroll along the beach, swim in the heated indoor and outdoor pools, workout at the fitness center, or rent a bike and explore at your leisure. Kids have plenty of things to do, too, with interactive magic rooms to spark their imagination, face painting, nature presentations, and snorkeling in one of the pools.

Best Value Options in Cape May, NJ

Congress Hall has been providing exemplary service and subtle sophistication to Cape May since 1816. Touted as one of the top hotels in the northeast, your time at Congress Hall will be a memorable occasion. The hotel's guest rooms and suites are decorated with American heritage furniture and accessories and plush bedding set amid soft tones of blue and gray highlighted with brilliant splashes of color.

Enjoy the fresh breezes wafting in from the ocean while relaxing in a complimentary beach chair under the shade of an umbrella set up by a beach attendant, or rent a brightly colored beach tent if more shade is needed. The pool and cabana bar are also at your disposal for lounging in a garden setting while sipping cocktails or ordering lunch.

Whether you want to unwind or be indulged, the Sea Spa is ready and waiting to add to your vacation pleasure. The spa offers a variety of services including pedicures, facials, waxing, and manicures using all-natural products.

Start or end the day with delicious menus from the Boiler Room Pizzeria, Blue Pig Tavern, and Tommy's Folly Coffee Shop, or enjoy the quietude of room service. The Brown Room and The Boiler Room lounge offer nightly entertainment with socializing and live music.

Things to Do in Cape May, NJ

Get a bird's-eye view of many winged species at the Cape May Bird Observatory. Dolphin and whale watching tours offer a visual experience of these beautiful creatures. For the best view in town, take the tour at the Cape May Lighthouse built in 1859. Check the calendar of events at the Nature Center of Cape May for interesting excursions and make time to see over 500 animals and endangered species at the Cape May Zoo.

Get an up-close glimpse of what life was like 100 years ago at the restored 1876 Emlen Physick Estate. Take the guided or self-guided tour of this beautiful Stick Style mansion, Carriage House, and enjoy exhibits in the Carroll Gallery.

Several marinas offer exciting outings on the water for sightseeing, fishing, or leisure cruising. Book a reservation at Utsch's Marina, Cape May Marina, Mill Creek Marina, Miss Chris Marina & Fishing Center, or South Jersey Marina for a day of fun on the water.

There's plenty of exhibits and artifacts to see at the Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, the World War II Lookout Tower, Cape May Fire Department Museum, and the Cape May Model Trains Museum.

Cape May, New Jersey is one of those destinations where there's plenty to do without the hustle and bustle of a big city. For a relaxed vacation where there's time to stop and smell the roses versus going a mile-a-minute, Cape May offers that, and much more, with seaside tranquility, exquisite architecture, and points of interest that turn each day into a memorable experience.

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