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beaufort, sc
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We stayed here during the week at the end of January and it was beyond delightful! We had a room with two queen beds and an abbreviated view of the ocean, which we could hear at night with the windows cracked. The room was beautifully furnished and decorated - magnificent bed linens, great towels, bathrobes and all sorts of amenities...

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Irvington, New Jersey
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This was a long weekend for us (Columbus Day Weekend) an we decided to take a drive to the shoreline, Cape May to be exact. It definitely wasn't a sunny weekend, but one worth getting out of the house, We left early enough on Sunday morning. A gray dreary and windy day with rain in the forecast. When we got...

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1Thank Yungmarie
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Absolutely one of my favorite hotels. Four generations of my family have stayed at Congress Hall beginning in the 1920's through the 60's and hopefully for years to come! From first site of this lovely old hotel to climbing into the divine linens at the end of the day, it's a perfect get away! We remember Bill, the concierge and...

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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful old hotel, maintained perfectly. Onsite shopping, restaurants and a great coffee shop. First class service; all employees I encountered were very nice. Walk to everything! Expensive in summer, so I will only visit off season.

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Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is an older hotel, but well kept and it gives the visitor a feeling of what life used to be long ago. The rooms are very clean and comfortable, and well lit. They have been upgraded to modern standards with plenty of outlets, and include a small refrigerator discreetly hidden to accommodate guests. Our room had a lovely window...

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Thank Ellen R
Cape May, New Jersey
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Congress Hall is just so beautiful and so historical! I live In Cape May and visit often. There is so much to see and do. Especially on Holidays . It is located across the street from the beach and the view is spectaclar!!! There are Adirondack chairs facing the beach to just relax in or to have a great glass...

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1Thank garciacat51
bensalem, PA
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We stayed here the weekend prior to Christmas. This was a pricey hotel but a wonderful stay and experience. From the moment we arrived, we were delighted to see the amazing Christmas decorations, and warm fire as we entered the lobby. We then went to our room which was large and comfortable. The bathroom was very large as well with...

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New Bern, North Carolina
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Celebrating 200 years this place is an absolute must to visit. With a restaurant and bar available take your pick they are all superb. The staff are very attentive and just love the little in house shops.

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

But Congress Hall is the best at Christmas! Have been coming in December for last three years and always leave with the Christmas spirit. The decorations and atmosphere is the perfect jump start for the Christmas season. It is now our tradition!

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Our 2nd stay. Was here during the holidays with my son and nephew and we had a wonderful stay! Congress Hall has so much character. Clean, large, charming rooms and wonderful restaurants. The first night during our stay our room was right over the bar and lounge where there was live music (which we totally would have been downstairs enjoying...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Blue Pig Tavern
Blue Pig Tavern
Cuisines: American, Bar
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Congress Hall in Cape May is America's First and Oldest Seaside Resort Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Congress Hall

Address: 200 Congress Place, Cape May, NJ 08204-5306
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Price Range: $187 - $516 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Congress Hall 4*
Number of rooms: 106
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Congress Hall Cape May
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Cape May
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May
#11 Romantic Hotel in Cape May
#12 Family Hotel in Cape May
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“Ocean view is best!! Corner rooms are a little bigger.”
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