Cape May’s Most Exclusive Wedding Venue

Cape May is one of the top wedding destinations in the country and Congress Hall is its undisputed shining jewel. Congress Hall is a iconic ocean front resort that has hosted unforgettable weddings for more than 100 years. This beloved resort combines sweeping views of the beach and ocean with more than 100 guest rooms, an expansive grand lawn for outdoor ceremonies and an exquisite ballroom that can host up to 250 guests. Your guests will love the Victorian charm of the resort and Cape May as well as Congress Hall’s sea inspired day spa, restaurants, lounges and night club. With its elegant ballroom, beautiful grand lawn and lovely beach, Congress Hall has not one, but three magical venues for either your ceremony or reception.

In addition to being one of the most exclusive and beautiful wedding venues in New Jersey, couples love Congress Hall because it can truly offer a complete wedding experience, complete with  relaxed rehearsal dinners by the pool, unforgettable wedding ceremonies on the beach or Grand Lawn and exquisite receptions in the Grand Ballroom.

While the venues themselves are stunning, our team of wedding efforts and all our staff are adept at ensuring that you big day is both perfect and hassle free.   Congress Hall has hosted thousand weddings of all sizes and there’s almost nothing we do better, so you’ll rest easy knowing that you and your guests are always in good hands.

Congress Hall is proud to win the prestigious WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards for 2014. The Couples’ Choice Awards recognizes Congress Hall as the top 5% of wedding professionals nationwide, as determined by reviews from our past clients. Couples love us and we’re happy to be able to share your wedding and special day with you! Check out our reviews on Wedding Wire.

Congress Hall is proud to be featured in the print Fall/Winter 2013 Issue of The Knot (New Jersey) as one of the “10 Timeless Venues” for a wedding. Check out our reviews on The Knot!

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$1,000 Giveaway

Receive a Complimentary Anniversary Stay & $1,000 gift card for select 2014 dates!

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    Intimate Elopement

    You've found that special person -- the one you want to spend the rest of your life with. Make your elopement with Cape Resorts, just as special as your relationship. The Cape Resorts wedding team will

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    Beautiful Beach Weddings

    If a beautiful beach wedding has always been your dream, then Congress Hall and Cape May are the perfect year-round place to tie the knot in sophisticated style!

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    HOT DATES FOR FALL 2014!

    Contact Us Today to Get Married in 2014!

    Book your wedding for Fall 2014 and receive a $1,000 gift card and a complimentary stay at Congress Hall for your 1 year anniversary!

    Hot Dates: 9/14, 10/18, 10/24 & 11/8/2014

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    SITE FEES WAIVED FOR SPRING 2014 EVENTS

    Congress Hall is the perfect venue for your next party or event. From unforgettable birthday dinners, to fabulous baby showers and relaxed rehearsal dinners in the Grand Ballroom, we are the most popular

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    WINTER WEDDINGS AT CONGRESS HALL

    Book A December 2014 Wedding Date And Receive A Free Bar Package!

    Every season is wedding season at Congress Hall. With an interior every bit as welcoming and picturesque as its ocean views, Congress Hall is the perfect location for a cozy winter wedding. Our newly created

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See why Brides and Grooms love getting married at Congress Hall!

$1,000 Giveaway

Receive a Complimentary Anniversary Stay & $1,000 gift card for select 2014 dates!

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To find out more about our services, or inquire about availability and rates, please complete the following request for information. Or please call (609) 884-6553 for weddings, events, or meetings. Special offers and incentives are available, so contact us today to learn more!

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contact us

General Manager:

John Daily (609) 884-6560
jdaily@congresshall.com

Concierge:

(609) 849-9019
concierge@caperesortsgroup.com

Group/Corporate Inquiries:

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

Wedding & Special Event Inquiries:

Meredith Borrell(609) 884-6553
mborrell@congresshall.com
Contact a Wedding Specialist

Press/Media Inquiries:

Jeanine Pepler (212) 334-4400
jeanine@aka-pr.com

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(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 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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