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MARLTON
Reviewed 24 June 2011

My husband and I consider ourselves very fortunate to stay at the Gingerbread House. The owners, Joan and Fred, were wonderful and ver helpful. Joan's breakfasts were great as were our late afternoon conversations on the porch. The house is cheery, bright, and immaculate. Our room had a TV, air conditioner and private bath. The towels were terrific! We appreciated...

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West Grove, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 21 June 2011

This year my boyfriend agreed to a weekend in Cape May. Having never stayed in a B & B before he was a little reluctant to do so. However, I insisted that in Cape May B & B's are the way to go. We found the Gingerbread House to be close to the beach and within easy walking diatance of...

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Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 17 June 2011

A little bit of heaven. That is how I think of the Gingerbread House. My husband ,son and I , looked online 10 years ago for bed and breakfasts that would allow children. Our son was then 5. Since then, we have returned every year. Fred and Joan have become like our favorite aunt and uncle. They work tirelessly to...

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Thank Kimba61
New York, NY
Reviewed 14 June 2011

Great B&B. Impeccably kept, beautiful house, friendly owners, good food and great service. The place is only a block from the beach. The furniture and decor is lovely. They obviously put a lot of love into this house. And Fred and Joan are two of the sweetest people you'll meet. Joan even helped us take our luggage in from the...

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Thank electricboogaloo
York, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 June 2011

Fred and Joan are great hosts in their warm and inviting home. Fred's exceptional woodworking skills are evident throughout the home and Joan's gardening and decorating style added to our delightful stay in Cape May. A bonus is the great location of this bed and breakfast; half a block from the beach, a few blocks from a great outdoor mall...

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Thank dar019
Clifton, New Jersey
Reviewed 6 June 2011

We have stayed here a couple times and love it. One block to the beach and a short walk to the mall. The house is charming. The owner's, Joan and Fred are very friendly and helpful with finding the best attractions and restaurants. The food is great and the house is extremely clean. I can't wait to go back.

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Thank pkkrawiec
Bel Air, Maryland
Reviewed 1 June 2011

The house was absolutely beautiful! Joan and Fred were extremely hospitable to all the couples that stayed in this B&B making sure we were comfortable and had anything that we needed. The location of the house was ideal - 1/2 block from the ocean and about 2 blocks to the center of town. Definitely want to return and soon! Loved...

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Thank Grammy7-43
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 June 2011

Since it's opening 32 yrs. ago, I have been staying here! In all of those years, this beautiful, fantastic, B & B keeps getting better & better! Am AMAZED that this is so, as HOW CAN YOU IMPROVE ON SUCH PERFECTION??!! Joan & Fred - the owners - have always made my stays so wonderful and unique, that THOSE tymes...

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Thank saltybear
nyc
Reviewed 30 May 2011

Joan and Fred, with the help of the delightful McKinley, go out of their way to make guests comfortable in their inn, which they have restored with obvious care and pride. The house is pristine, and the home-cooked breakfasts are excellent. Their warmth and generosity make this a place we hope to return to soon.

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Rahway, New Jersey
Reviewed 30 May 2011

We are returning guests to the Gingerbread House - I'm almost losing count of our visits. We could not think of staying anywhere else in Cape May. We chose the Gingerbread House to celebrate our recent (May 26) and past Wedding Anniversaries. We have been to Cape May for all the seasons and for the first time in the Winter;...

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A meticulously and elegantly restored 1869 Victorian Bed and Breakfast Inn situated in the historical district and 1/2 block to beach. Period antiques, original watercolors, classical music, Fred's photographs and exquisite woodwork combine with friendly service and attention to detail. Delightful breezes and the sounds of the sea create a comfortable setting amidst the wonderful furnishing of a golden age. Breakfast, fireplace, private baths and guest veranda. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gingerbread House

Address: 28 Gurney St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2408
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Price Range: $156 - $469 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Gingerbread House Hotel Cape May
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“Rooms on the second floor have private bathrooms, while rooms on the third floor have a shared bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles tr493, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I loved being able to hear the waves from the porch room”
 of 5 bubbles sydneytawes, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Very comfortable beds!! Sharing a bathroom was not inconvenient at all!”
 of 5 bubbles thedyson4, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the 2nd floor have private bathrooms; 3rd floor rooms share a bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles sandradep, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Double bed , front porch room , number 1 with private bath is a must for families.”
 of 5 bubbles Kimba61, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
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