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    Beach Service

    Since you’ve come for the beach, we provide complimentary use of loungers, umbrellas and towels. But, for the ultimate vacation treat, rent one of our classic red and white striped beach tents by the

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    Pool

    We know our beaches are pretty special, but a change of scenery is always nice, especially on vacation. As a guest at The Cottages you can enjoy the services and amenities of the nearby Congress Hall Hotel,

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    Beach Rules

    The beaches in front of our properties are public and are shared with our neighbors and friends. As a result, please take note of the following rules so that everyone may enjoy a wonderful day by the

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    Sea Spa

    The Sea Spa at Congress Hall is a full-service spa that offers unique ocean-inspired treatments in a bright, uplifting atmosphere. You’ll love the fun yellow and white striped treatment rooms and the

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    Yoga

    There’s almost nothing better than starting your day with a yoga class. Whether on Congress Hall’s Great Lawn or down on the beach, the combination of an expert instructor, the fresh sea breeze, the

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    Beach Boot Camp

    Feeling inspired to exercise in the beautiful beach-side setting? Then have we got a great way to provide some gain, with maybe a little less pain. While you’ll definitely work up a sweat, the tranquil

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    Running, Biking, Walking

    Being on vacation at the New Jersey shore means being outside as much as you can and there are lots of options to enjoy your workout in the fresh air while staying with us. Rent a bike at the Congress

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    Fitness Center at Congress Hall

    Being on vacation doesn’t mean having to break your fitness regime. As a guest of The Cottages you are welcome to use Congress Hall's fully equipped fitness center that features state-of-the art equipment

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    Carnival

    Monday nights at Congress Hall is the place to be!  The Grand Lawn transforms into a carnival festival with booths, carnival hosts, games for all ages, face painting, balloon twisting, food, treats, and

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    Family Karaoke

    Fronted by the best karaoke host in town, family karaoke happens every Thursday in Congress Hall’s Ballroom  Family karaoke is 6-8 p.m.  A summer tradition in the Ballroom, karaoke is a family favorite

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    Blue’s Clubhouse

    Even on vacation, parents need a little alone time. That’s why we offer our “Blues Clubhouse” sitter service for children ages 4-12 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 5:30-9:00 p.m.

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    Congress Hall Bike Shop

    There’s no better way to get around Cape May than by bike. The city is flat as a pancake and very pretty, the perfect ingredients for a lovely bike ride. Our Congress Hall Bike Shop offers singles, doubles,

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    Beach Plum Farm

    If you’ve ever wondered where food comes from, we can show you where your vacation meals begin. Some of the vegetables, eggs and even some of the meat you eat at The Blue Pig and Ebbitt Room comes from

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    Bird Watching

    Cape May is one of the world’s most famous bird watching destinations and enthusiasts travel here from across the country to experience the wide variety of species that inhabit the area and pass through

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contact us

General Information and Inquiries:

virginia@virginiahotel.com

General Manager:

Tara Rothberg
trothberg@virginiahotel.com

Concierge:

(609) 884-6542
concierge@caperesorts.com

Group/Corporate Inquiries:

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

Press/Media Inquiries:

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

reach us by phone:

(800) 732-4236

Directions

Virginia Cottages

25 Jackson Street

Cape May, New Jersey 08204

609-884-5700

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 right 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 the luggage and car.

from google maps:

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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