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 cabanas—on the beach... READ MORE
We know our beaches are pretty special, but a change of scenery is always nice, especially on vacation. As a guest at The Virginia you can enjoy the services and amenities of the nearby Congress Hall Hotel,... READ MORE
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
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... READ MORE
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 expert instructors, the fresh sea breeze, the... READ MORE
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... READ MORE
Being on vacation doesn’t mean having to break your fitness regime. As a guest of The Virginia, you can use Congress Hall's fully equipped fitness center that features state-of-the art equipment and... READ MORE
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... READ MORE
Reserve our golf cart, daily, May-November, which can take you to area restaurants, Beach Plum Farm, historical sights, or just around the streets of Cape May. Speak with the front desk to arrange your outing.
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,... READ MORE
If you’ve ever wondered where food comes from, we can show you where your vacation meals begin. Almost all the vegetables, eggs and even some of the meat you eat at the Ebbitt Room comes from our very... READ MORE
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... READ MORE
Cape May is easily accessible from the Garden State Parkway and the Cape May-Lewes Ferry. The hotel is located on Jackson Street, just a half block from the beach and the Washington Street Mall - in the heart of the Historic District.
Valet Parking is provided on weekends and in season. Please utilize the 15 minute parking space directly across from the hotel as well as the loading zone (a few yards down the street), as parking on the left side of Jackson Street is prohibited.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.