200 CONGRESS PLACE, CAPE MAY, NJ 08204(609) 884-6592

MEETINGS & EVENTS

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.
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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

ANNIE KNIGHT: 420 SQ. FT.

PRESIDENT'S: 374 SQ. FT.

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.

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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.

TEAM BUILDERS PLUS

Team Builders Plus set out in 1991 with a passion for developing individuals and teams in a way that was interactive, memorable, and created sustained personal, professional, and organizational success. As one of the first team building companies in the United States, Team Builders Plus paved the way for how companies now engage in team events.
In 2012, Merrick Rosenberg, cofounder of Team Builders Plus coauthored Taking Flight!, a fable about the DISC styles that creatively links the four styles with Eagles, Parrots, Doves and Owls. The training program, called Taking Flight with DISC, has been described as the most interactive and impactful DISC training program ever created.
The team building programs range from fun team retreats to intensive executive team interventions and everything in between. The Team Builders Plus assessment services help individuals, teams and organizations to gain a clear perspective on their strengths and challenges.
Team Builders Plus has worked with hundreds of small and medium sized companies, numerous government agencies and more than two-thirds of the current Fortune 100 list. Our founders, Merrick Rosenberg and Jeff Backal, cofounder of Team Builders Plus, were selected the Alumni Entrepreneurs of the Year from Drexel University, where they incubated the idea for the company. Team Builders Plus is proud to have repeatedly been recognized as one of the Fastest Growing Companies & Best Places to Work (by the Philadelphia Business Journal), one of the Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in the U.S. (by Inc. magazine) and as the New Jersey Business of the Year (by NJ Biz magazine).
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contact us

To find out more about our services, or inquire about availability and rates, call Jessica Nagel at (609) 884-6592 or use the contact form below. Special offers and incentives are available, so contact us today to learn more!

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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