Hotels Overview


Welcome to Cape Resorts, a collection of historic and seaside Cape May hotels that are beloved by families and travelers visiting this Victorian town along the New Jersey shore. These luxurious coastal resorts are known for their exceptional location by the Atlantic Ocean, impressive interiors and cozy rooms, and the gracious service of its dedicated staff. Out of countless oceanside paradises in the world, Trip Advisor named Cape May beach the second best in the nation and the ninth in the world. Cape Resorts hotels are located directly in front of Cape May beach, where our guest are pampered with complimentary beach service, use of umbrellas, beach loungers and towels. The beautiful beach tents are perfect for the entire family and are available to rent for half a day or a full day. Each of our properties offers events and activities, as well as Cape May vacation packages to make your days here extra special.

Congress Hall in Cape May is the uncontested grande dame of Cape May and one of the oldest seaside resorts in America, established in 1816. Congress Hall is best known for its historic building with grand pillars, its cozy fireplace in the lobby, and generously sized rooms. In warm weather, don’t forget to stroll along the property’s pristine gardens, sip a cold beverage on the rocking chairs in the beautiful veranda, and take a dip in the outdoor pool before catching the sunset. Congress Hall also houses a first-rate Cape May spa and an accomplished Cape May restaurant serving locally inspired cuisine, and two lively lounges for cocktails and music.

The Virginia Hotel in Cape May is a luxury hotel set in an exquisitely restored 1879 landmark building. This gorgeous 24-room boutique hotel has chic interiors with its gorgeous wallpaper, bright red upholstery, modern amenities, and plush beds with luxe Belgian linens. On the weekends, retire to the lobby to hear the resident pianist, enjoy popular cocktail hour on the front porch that encourages mingling over small local bites, or enjoy a sumptuous dinner at its elegant and romantic Cape May restaurant, The Ebbitt Room.

The Virginia Cottages in Cape May is composed of five elegantly furnished cottages along Jackson Street, Cape May’s oldest street. These Queen Anne cottages are available for rent by the full house or as separate apartments. These Cape May cottage rentals are known by their exterior colors (Red, Pink, White, Gray and Brown Cottages) and have airy, classic guest rooms, full kitchens and multiple bathrooms, and wood-burning fireplaces. These lovely cottages, which exemplify Victorian elegance, are centrally located in the historic district of Cape May and are perfect for families and for those seeking a private retreat.

The Beach Shack in Cape May is the perfect Cape May lodging for those who travel here for love of the surf. With spacious accommodations and a laid-back, summer-house vibe, the rooms are great for families and pet owners. Looking for a Cape May beach bar and restaurant? Don’t forget to snag a seat around the fire pit after a dip in the outdoor pool or head straight for the surfer’s bar downstairs, where you can take advantage of the Rusty Nail’s cold beers and extensive menu of beach comfort food.

The Sandpiper Beach Club in Cape May comprises 47 suites — each with a balcony overlooking the ocean. With its light-filled one- and two-bedroom condominiums, fully equipped kitchens, and easy access to the Atlantic Ocean, it’s easily the area’s most spacious hotel for families and those looking for a longer stay. At these Cape May vacation rentals, families can enjoy the outdoor pool, hotel amenities, and common areas (like the fireside lounge with chairs and sofas upholstered in seaside colors).

The Star in Cape May is a sprawling beach-house-style inn and is ideally located half a block from the beach. The nine guest rooms have roomy interiors and comfortable, upholstered armchairs, plush beds and bathrooms with Aveda amenities. Families often choose one of the 10 motel-style efficiencies — each with its own kitchenette and set among gardens and a private backyard (for the first floor) and balconies with rocking chairs (on the second floor). If you crave a good ocean view, The Star’s pair of two-bedroom Carriage Houses have full-length decks overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

Come home to the Beach Plum Farm Cottages, where alarm clocks are the sounds of the rooster crowing and every night the stars put on a show. Created by owners Curtis Bashaw and Will Riccio, our 62-acre farm, located less than two miles from Cape May’s famed historic downtown, has been providing food to Cape May restaurants since 2008. Now Beach Plum is able to welcome overnight guests in five historic cottages and barns situated right on the farm. The cottages and barns are equipped with full kitchens, living rooms, dining areas, screened porches and washer/dryers. They also include Cape Resorts signature bedding, complimentary WIFI, access to the farm’s swimming pool as well as Congress Hall’s beach service.

Cape Resorts is excited to expand to the Hamptons, with Baron’s Cove. Just a short walk from Main Street, it is a perfect base for exploring the Hamptons. The Hotel in Sag Harbor, NY features sixty-seven charming village & harbor facing rooms and suites with plush bedding. Our family friendly amenities include the harbor side heated saltwater pool, tennis court, fitness studio, spa services, complimentary beach service with transportation. And be sure to speak to our onsite concierge who can help you take full advantage of the hotel and all the activities in the Hamptons.