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

Dining at Congress Hall

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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 named 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

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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 Brown Room

CONGRESS HALL

200 Congress Place - Cape May

Spend a little time seated at our circular bar, enjoying a delicious cocktail and the hum of conversation around you.

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The Brown Room

CONGRESS HALL

200 Congress Place - Cape May

Boasting a stunning redesign, the Brown Room's warm, vibrant ambience is unmatched.

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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

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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

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Fitness Room

OPEN YEAR-ROUND

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 is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Just sign in at the front desk.

Fitness Room access is included in your stay as a Cape Resorts guest.

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Sea Spa

OPEN YEAR-ROUND

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.

Sandpiper Fitness Center

OPEN YEAR-ROUND

Need a more advanced workout? As our guest, you'll have access to the fully-equipped fitness center and sauna at the nearby Sandpiper Beach Club. The Sandpiper Fitness Center features state-of-the-art strength training and cardio equipment and is available for use at any point during your stay.

Fitness Center access is included in your stay as a Cape Resorts guest.

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Yoga Sessions

DAILY

Head to the nearby Sandpiper Beach Club to connect mind, body and soul with an hour-long Yoga session, led by expert local instructor Kelsy Wise. Yoga sessions are held in the Piper Lounge daily at 9:00am.

Yoga Sessions are included in your stay as a Cape Resorts guest. Non-guests can purchase tickets for $15 from the instructor on the morning of the session.

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Congress Hall
History Tours

AVAILABLE YEAR-ROUND

Explore Congress Hall and learn more about its remarkable story on our 60-minute interactive tours led by "Annie Knight" who owned the hotel from 1904-1931.
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History Tours are included in your stay as a Cape Resorts guest.

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Beach Plum Farm Tour

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Set out on a guided or self-guided tour and explore the old and open spaces of Beach Plum Farm, our very own 62-acre working farm in West Cape May.
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Guided Beach Plum Farm Tours are included in your stay as a Cape Resorts guest.

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Guided Excursions

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Embark on a tour of some of Cape May's hidden gems. Our Guides will lead you out for a tour of Davey's Lake or to Sunset Beach, where you can search for Cape May Diamonds.
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A selection of Guided Excursions is included in your stay as a Cape Resorts guest. Learn More

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Children's Programming

SEASONAL

There's always fun to be had in Cape May. From the magic of our Summer Carnivals to the enchantment of Winter Wonderland, our Programming Team is busy at work creating events and activities the whole family will love, no matter the season.
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A selection of Seasonal Children's Programming is included in your stay as a Cape Resorts guest. Learn More

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Shuttle Service

SEASONAL

Travel Cape Island with ease on our new Cape Resorts Shuttle. The Shuttle stops at all Cape Resorts outlets and hotels, including Beach Plum Farm and West End Garage.
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Shuttle Service is included in your stay as a Cape Resorts guest.

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Congress Hall
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.
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Beach Boot Camp

SEASONAL

Feeling inspired to exercise in the beautiful beach-side setting? Our Beach Boot Camp sessions provides structured exercise in beautiful oceanside surroundings.

Beach Boot Camp Sessions are included in your stay as a Cape Resorts guest.

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Yoga

SEASONAL

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 and the beautiful setting create one of the best yoga experiences you’ll find anywhere.

Yoga Sessions are included in your stay as a Cape Resorts guest.

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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. Ask the Concierge Desk for recommendations for nearby hikes, nature walks and bike paths.

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

SEASONAL

Relax on a lounger at Congress Hall's Pool. Order a delicious cocktail and bite from the Pool Bar and Grill and soak up the sun as your enjoy this season's bestseller. Learn More

Pool Service is included in your stay as a Cape Resorts guest.

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Beach Service

SEASONAL

Our Beach Attendants guarantee the perfect beach day by setting you up with chairs, towels and umbrellas when you arrive. Order a refreshment off of our Beach Menu and settle in to the sounds of the surf. Learn More

Beach Service is included in your stay as a Cape Resorts guest.

Since 2012, Congress Hall has been honored by Condé Nast Traveler as one of the top US hotels in the Northeast and was 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