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    Newly Renovated Guest Rooms

    Stepping into our newly renovated guest rooms is like stepping into a relaxing seaside cottage, yet quintessentially Congress Hall. The fresh blue and gray tones evoke the tranquility of a classic holiday

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    Superior Rooms

    Named after the hard–working owners throughout Congress Hall’s history, the Superior Rooms are extra-large with additional sleeping space with a love seat sleeper-sofa. Sink into our plush beds and

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    Deluxe Rooms

    These cheerful, spacious rooms feature a luxurious king canopy bed, heritage style desk, and seating area with two chairs. Choose a room on the town side or the ocean side of the historic hotel. Select

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    Standard Rooms

    Classic American meets quaint seaside cottage in our standard rooms. Choose a room on the town side or the ocean side with one queen, two queens or one luxurious king-sized bed. These bright and tranquil

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    Newly Renovated Suites

    Stepping into our newly renovated guest rooms is like stepping into a relaxing seaside cottage, yet quintessentially Congress Hall. The fresh blue and gray tones evoke the tranquility of a classic holiday

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    Presidential Suite

    Standing on the balcony overlooking Congress Hall’s veranda, lawn, and the endless ocean, it’s not hard to imagine what it may have been like to stay at Congress Hall as one of its many distinguished

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    Annie Knight Suite

    Named for Congress Hall’s owner from 1904 to 1931, the Annie Knight Suite is the perfect escape. Discover a home away from home, with two bright bedrooms, and a living area with a fully equipped kitchen

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    Junior Suites

    The newly renovated Junior Suites provide spacious accommodations with a classic American cottage feel. These rooms are named in honor of the presidents who stayed at Congress Hall, and may be rented as

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A vibrant, uplifting atmosphere, calm colors, and tasteful, seashore inspired artwork are the hallmarks of our guest rooms, all of which have been lovingly renovated. Enjoy beautiful views overlooking the Great Lawn and the ocean, or a picturesque look at Cape May's Historic District. Our rooms evoke all the charm of a classical seaside hotel with the modern-day comforts you want to ensure a completely comfortable stay.

Each guest room offers state-of-the-art amenities in an environment of timeless calm. Congress Hall’s L-shaped design, a tradition among Cape May hotels, affords many guest rooms uninterrupted views of the beach.

• Private bathroom with hairdryer and personal toiletries

• Individual climate control for air conditioning and heating

• Color television with remote

• Complimentary WiFi

• Two telephones, including voicemail and data port

• Twice daily housekeeping service

Beach Plum Farm soap, shampoo and conditioner

• Iron and ironing board

• 100% Belgian cotton sheets

• Cotton terry robes

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Hotel guests must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older to check-in.

Cancellation:

Reservations October - May
Deposits are fully refundable and transferable 21 days prior to arrival. Deposits are transferable for up to 1 year when cancelled between 4 & 21 days of arrival (one-time consideration only), less a $75.00 modification fee. Cancellations within 72 hours of the arrival date would result in a full forfeit of the stay. We cannot insure your reservation against inclement weather. Early departures are handled as cancellations and are subject to the same policy. Advance deposits may be paid with cash, check or major credit card. Upon departure guests can pay by cash or major credit card. Checks will not be accepted to settle final balance upon departure.

Reservations June - September
Deposits are fully refundable and transferable 21 days prior to arrival. Cancellations within 21 days of the arrival date would result in a full forfeit of the deposit. Cancellations within 72 hours of the arrival date would result in a full forfeit of the stay. We cannot insure your reservation against inclement weather. Early departures are handled as cancellations and are subject to the same policy. Advance deposits may be paid with cash, check or major credit card. Upon departure guests can pay by cash or major credit card. Checks will not be accepted to settle final balance upon departure.

Please Note: The standard hotel cancellation policy will not apply to non-refundable reservations. Advance purchase reservations are pre-paid and non-refundable.

contact us

Reservations & General Inquiries:

(888) 944-1816 or (609) 884-8421
webreservations@congresshall.com

General Manager:

Thomas F. List II
tlist@congresshall.com

Concierge:

(609) 884-6542
concierge@caperesorts.com

Blue Pig Tavern:

(609) 884-8422
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Group/Corporate Inquiries:

Jill Heim (609) 846-4988
jheim@caperesorts.com

Wedding & Special Event Inquiries:

(609) 884-6553
kkennedy@caperesorts.com

Press/Media Inquiries:

Lisa Johnson (609) 788-8548
lisa@lisajohnsoncommunications.com

reach us by phone:

(888) 944-1816 or (609) 884-8421

Directions

Congress Hall

200 Congress Place

Cape May, New Jersey 08204

(609) 884-8421

It's easy to find us

Cape May is easily accessible from the Garden State Parkway and the Cape May-Lewes Ferry. The hotel is located in the heart of the Historic District, right across the street from the beach and the Washington Street Mall.

Valet Parking is provided. Please pull up in front of the hotel and an attendant will assist you with your luggage and car.

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from specific points

From the Garden State Parkway
approx. 10 minutes

Take the Parkway to the end, Exit "0", to 109 South, Follow Route 109 over a large then a small bridge. This becomes Lafayette Street. Follow Lafayette Street through two traffic lights to the end. Lafayette will end at Jackson Street where there is a green liquor store called "Colliers". Turn left onto Jackson Street and immediately turn right onto Mansion Street. Continue to stop sign and turn left onto Perry Street. Make first right onto Congress Place and turn left into hotel reception area.

From the Cape May Lewes Ferry
approx. 15 minutes

From the Ferry Terminal in North Cape May, follow the signs for Route 109 South and the Garden State Parkway. Take Route 109 South over the Cape May bridge onto Lafayette Street. Follow Lafayette Street approximately 1.5 miles until you dead end at Jackson Street. Turn left onto Jackson Street and immediately turn right onto Mansion Street. Continue to stop sign and turn left onto Perry Street. Make first right onto Congress Place and turn left into hotel reception area.

From New York
approx. 3 hours

Exit Manhattan to New Jersey Turnpike. Take the N.J. Turnpike South to Exit 11 for the Garden State Parkway. Take the G.S. Parkway to end, Exit "0", to 109 South, Follow Route 109 over the Cape May bridge onto Lafayette Street. Follow Lafayette Street approximately 1.5 miles until you dead end at Jackson Street. Turn left onto Jackson Street and immediately turn right onto Mansion Street. Continue to stop sign and turn left onto Perry Street. Make first right onto Congress Place and turn left into hotel reception area.

From Washington/Baltimore
approx. 3 hours

95 North to Delaware Memorial Bridge, take bridge to Route 40 East. Follow Route 40 to Route 55 South to end (at Route 47 South). Route 47 South to Garden State Parkway South. G.S. Parkway to end, Exit "0", to 109 South, Follow Route 109 over the Cape May bridge onto Lafayette Street. Follow Lafayette Street approximately 1.5 miles until you dead end at Jackson Street. Turn left onto Jackson Street and immediately turn right onto Mansion Street. Continue to stop sign and turn left onto Perry Street. Make first right onto Congress Place and turn left into hotel reception area.

From Philadelphia
approx. 1 hour 45 minutes

Walt Whitman Bridge to 42 South, to Atlantic City Expressway East. Take the A.C. Expressway to the Garden State Parkway south. G.S. Parkway to end, Exit "0", to 109 South, Follow Route 109 over the Cape May bridge onto Lafayette Street. Follow Lafayette Street approximately 1.5 miles until you dead end at Jackson Street. Turn left onto Jackson Street and immediately turn right onto Mansion Street. Continue to stop sign and turn left onto Perry Street. Make first right onto Congress Place and turn left into hotel reception area.

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