Meetings at Congress Hall

Our unique character combines the grandeur and elegance of Cape May’s most revered landmark hotel with the appeal and convenience of a modern resort. Whether your plans are for an executive retreat, corporate meeting, team building or recognition program, our amenities and conference services are specially tailored to meet your needs. Our highly experienced event and conference planners are available to ensure your function, large or small, runs without a hitch.
Our food and beverage package includes a continental breakfast, AM and PM break selections, choice of lunch and all-day beverage service, meeting space with wireless internet access, and a dedicated Corporate Meeting Planner to assist you with all of your arrangements. Please ask our Sales Office for package enhancers, bar selections, additional menu options and our Audio Visual menu.
Congress Hall was named 2017 Best Hotel with Meeting Space (under 200 rooms) by NJ Meetings + Events magazine and its readers.
Best of NJ Meetings and events 2017
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Grand Ballroom

3,521 SQ. FT.

The Ballroom is one of the most outstanding features of Congress Hall. The original chandeliers pour light over the Tiffany-blue walls and a lovingly restored hardwood floor. The Ballroom is equipped with a state-of-the-art audio system and complimentary Wi-Fi. Moveable air walls enhance the ballroom’s flexibility to accommodate corporate groups as well as receptions and special events.

The Harrison Room

1,600 SQ. FT.

This versatile function space, known as the Harrison Room, consists of one large meeting room that can be separated into three meeting rooms—Harrison A, B & C depending upon your requirements. This town view meeting room features large windows with electronic shades and black out option, an audio system, and complimentary Wi-Fi service.

Founder’s Hall

309 SQ. FT.

Located alongside the History Hallway at Congress Hall, Founder's Hall is the perfect place to host a boardroom meeting or cocktail reception. The deep blue walls and 11-foot ceilings give this room a stately ambiance.

Annie Knight & President’s Suite



Two reception rooms, with ocean views are perfect for corporate functions whether a reception, hospitality room or breakout meeting room. The Presidential Suite is equipped with a wet bar and the Annie Knight Suite has a kitchenette and a large outdoor deck overlooking the ocean. Both have powder rooms and can be connected to deluxe guestrooms to form VIP suites.


Audio Visual Equipment

Our customized sound systems are specially designed for low reverberation to maximize the speech range while cutting through crowd noise. The systems use state-of-the-art DAS and Bose speakers, and our audio setup allows for simple plug-and-play with any kind of microphone, music or DJ system.
Technology and meeting features include wireless hand-held microphones, wireless Lavalier microphones, sound mixers, LCD Projectors, drop-down and free-standing screens, flip charts and markers, easels, and telecommunications. Whatever your requirements, our professional conference staff will ensure your needs are met.

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To find out more about our services, or inquire about availability and rates, use the contact form below.
Special offers and incentives are available, so contact us today to learn more!

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 a spot on Condé Nast Traveler's Reader’s Choice Awards Top 20 Hotels in the Mid-Atlantic and New York. Congress Hall is also awarded with Tripadvisor's Certificate of Excellence. Most recently, Congress Hall was named to the 2021 Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards.

(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 The Garden State Parkway | From The Cape May Lewes Ferry | From New York | From Washington/Baltimore | From Philadelphia