200 CONGRESS PLACE, CAPE MAY, NJ 08204(609) 884-6542

Dining at Congress Hall

The Blue Pig Tavern

CONGRESS HALL

200 Congress Place - Cape May

Tucked in the corner of Congress Hall, the Blue Pig Tavern is a Cape May dining favorite. Join us for breakfast, lunch and dinner in cozy spaces christened after the hotel’s nineteenth-century gambling parlor.

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The Blue Pig Tavern

CONGRESS HALL

200 Congress Place - Cape May

There’s no better place to enjoy American classics. Our menu includes delicious farm-to-table delights featuring fresh produce, herbs, and eggs from our very own Beach Plum Farm.

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The Blue Pig Tavern

CONGRESS HALL

200 Congress Place - Cape May

The homespun atmosphere at the Blue Pig is unparalleled. Dine on our secluded patio in the warmer months, or cozy up to our dining room fireplace when temperatures start to cool.

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The Boiler Room

CONGRESS HALL

200 Congress Place - Cape May

Head down to the Boiler Room, Congress Hall's unique underground music club and pizzeria. Enjoy live entertainment, artisanal cocktails, beer on tap, and incredible brick-oven pizza baked with ingredients from Beach Plum Farm.

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The Boiler Room

CONGRESS HALL

200 Congress Place - Cape May

With its brick walls, brushed steel bar and bright red neon sign, the industrial atmosphere of the Boiler Room has a urban vibe uncommon in the Victorian world of Cape May.

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The Boiler Room

CONGRESS HALL

200 Congress Place - Cape May

Order your drinks and grab a pizza for the table before you hit the dance floor. No trip to Cape May is complete without a night out at the Boiler Room.

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Cocktails

The Brown Room

CONGRESS HALL

200 Congress Place - Cape May

There isn’t a more sophisticated way to wrap up your day in Cape May than an evening at the Brown Room, a stylish lounge occupying the same spot as Congress Hall’s first legal post-Prohibition cocktail bar.

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The The Brown Room

CONGRESS HALL

200 Congress Place - Cape May

Spend a little time deep in one of the comfortable leather chairs enjoying the fire and gentle buzz of friendly conversation around you.

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The Brown Room

CONGRESS HALL

200 Congress Place - Cape May

From the zebra skin carpet to the magnificent artwork and comfortable leather chairs, The Brown Room has an atmosphere unlike any other lounge in town.

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Veranda Bar

CONGRESS HALL

200 Congress Place - Cape May

As the sun starts to set, step out the doors of Congress Hall onto our beautiful Veranda and choose a libation from our extensive list of farm-fresh cocktails.

Veranda Bar

CONGRESS HALL

200 Congress Place - Cape May

It’s the perfect place to order a drink as you enjoy twilight from a comfortable rocking chair. Our artisanal selection features ingredients delivered daily from Beach Plum Farm.

Veranda Bar

CONGRESS HALL

200 Congress Place - Cape May

Or, step out onto the patio and lounge at a table, a great spot to relax, catch up with friends, or simply take in the scene around you.

Coffee & Quick Bites

Tommy's Folly Café

CONGRESS HALL

200 Congress Place - Cape May

Perfect for breakfast or lunch on-the-go, Tommy's Folly Café features coffee and quick bites.

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Tommy's Folly Café

CONGRESS HALL

200 Congress Place - Cape May

Enjoy a selection of cappuccino, latte and espresso drinks and an assortment of freshly baked breads, bagels, scones, cookie, breakfast paninis and lunch wraps.

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Tommy's Folly Café

CONGRESS HALL

200 Congress Place - Cape May

Just outside the café is our grand lawn, the perfect place to enjoy a snack as you look out on the grand lawn.

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resort life

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 wonderful massages, facials and beauty treatments that feature all-natural products. Learn More.

Fitness Room

Being on vacation doesn’t mean having to break your fitness regime. As our guest, you'll have access to Congress Hall's Fitness Room that features state-of-the art equipment and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Just sign in at the front desk.

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History Tours

Come over to Congress Hall for our interactive tours led by "Annie Knight" who owned the hotel from 1904-1931. Tours begin in the lobby and feature a 60-minute walking tour through the halls and basement of this grand hotel. Explore Congress Hall and learn more about its remarkable story.

For more information or to purchase your tickets to the History Tour, please call our Concierge at (609) 884-6542 or email us at [email protected]

Beach Plum Farm Tour

Come learn where your vacation meals begin! Almost all the vegetables, eggs and even some of the meat you eat at The Blue Pig and the Boiler Room comes from our very own 62-acre Beach Plum Farm. Located less than two miles away from our hotels, the farm lies on a scenic stretch of land just out of sight of the ocean. Stop by and enjoy a guided or self-guided tour. Learn More.

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 Hall Bike Shop, go for an invigorating run on the beach (maybe you’ll see some dolphins!), or ask the front desk for recommendations for nearby hikes and nature walks.

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Bike Shop

SEASONAL

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, children’s bikes, surreys and helmets.

Pool and Cabana

SUMMER

We know our beaches are pretty special, but a change of scenery is always nice, especially on vacation. Relax on a lounger surrounded by lush gardens overlooking the famous Grand Lawn and enjoy some of the most desirable real estate on the New Jersey shore. Make new friends, reconnect with a familiar face from your last visit or just sink your teeth into that bestseller you’ve been dying to read.

Beach Service

SUMMER

As our guest, you'll receive complimentary use of loungers, umbrellas and towels. For the ultimate vacation treat, rent one of our classic yellow and white striped beach tents—on the beach directly in front of Congress Hall—and learn first hand just how good a perfect day at the beach can feel.

Beach Boot Camp

SUMMER

Feeling inspired to exercise in the beautiful beach-side setting? We have a great way to provide some gain without the pain. While you’ll definitely work up a sweat, the tranquil ocean views will make your experience something to look forward to rather than dread, we promise.

Yoga

SUMMER

There’s nothing better than starting your day with a yoga class. Whether on Congress Hall’s Grand Lawn or down on the beach, the combination of an expert instructor, the fresh sea breeze, the scent of hydrangeas and freshly cut grass and the beautiful setting create one of the best yoga experiences you’ll find anywhere.

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 during migration. Check with Congress Hall's Concierge for tips on the best places to spot rare birds.

Since 2012, Congress Hall has been honored by Condé Nast Traveler as one of the top US hotels in the Northeast, and most recently awarded the #13 spot on Condé Nast Traveler's 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards Top 20 Hotels in the Mid-Atlantic and New York. Congress Hall has also been awarded with Tripadvisor's 2017 Certificate of Excellence.
Voted New Jersey's Best Hotel by Travel + Leisure and its readers.

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 | From The Cape May Lewes Ferry | From New York | From Washington/Baltimore | From Philadelphia