302 WASHINGTON STREET, CAPE MAY, NJ 08204(844) 499-9815

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Located in the heart of Historic Cape May, just one block from Perry Street Beach, the Congress Place suites are newly renovated, fully equipped, apartment-style rooms. The suites are Congress Hall’s newest sister property, featuring the same fresh, cool blue tones and whimsical seaside décor characteristic of a Congress Hall experience.

Sitting above the quaint Washington Street Shops, these second story suites provide unmatched views of Congress Hall, Carpenter’s Lane, Washington Street Mall, and Perry Street. Bright, sunny picture windows let the light in and provide the ideal frame for people watching, or gaining a unique perspective on the historic town of Cape May.
While the suites are located a few feet away from Cape May’s finest restaurants, all four come with a fully equipped kitchen, complete with a four-burner stove, oven, microwave, refrigerator, counter top, sink, dishes and supplies. Enjoy breakfast in the dining area before heading out for a day of adventure. In the separate living area, a sleeper sofa allows for additional guests or a comfy spot to watch movies on the flat screen TV. Bring the whole family, or plan a weekend getaway for friends- portable inflatable beds are available in all of the suites..
As guests of Cape Resorts, those staying in the Congress Hall Suites will enjoy all of the amenities of Congress Hall. Guests are provided with complimentary WiFi and Cable, access to Congress Hall’s pool, full beach service, as well as chairs, towels, and umbrellas on the beach. Plus, the suites are just steps away from Congress Hall’s relaxing Sea Spa, brick oven Pizza in the Boiler Room, and the classic-American comfort food of the Blue Pig Tavern.
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As America's first seaside resort community with a history of welcoming visitors for over 200 years, the safety and welfare of our guests, employees, and the Cape May community is and always has been our priority. Due to the ongoing developments of COVID-19, we have suspended operations until further notice. For those of you who have bookings or events scheduled with us during our closure, we will be in touch with you. We know that this iconic American destination will recover and be more resilient than ever as a resort community. Our dedicated team will be ready once again to welcome guests from near and far.

Congress Suite
with Balcony

The ideal view of the ocean from the Congress Place Suites may be seen from the balcony of the Congress Suite. Watch ships sail by on clear mornings, or the fireworks bursting over the beach on the Fourth of July. From large, picture windows facing Perry Street, bright light pours into the living room and kitchen. The living area features a pull out sleeper sofa, flat screen TV, dining area that seats four, and full kitchen. An inflatable bed is available to allow for sleeping accommodations for up to five people. In the bedroom, a king-sized bed with armoire, flat screen TV and two end tables provides a private retreat. Draw the curtains to sleep a little longer, or open them up for a breath-taking, unique perspective on Congress Hall.
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Carpenters Suite
with Balcony

The Eastern side of the Congress Place Suites is reserved for the Carpenters Suite, featuring a King-Sized bed in the private bedroom with a flat screen TV and two end tables. Above Carpenter’s Lane, a Balcony provides picture- perfect glances of Congress Hall, Carpenter’s Lane and Perry Street. The living area faces the roof tops of Washington Mall and Carpenter’s Lane, and includes a pull-out sleeper sofa, flat screen TV, and dining area for four with a full kitchen. Additional guests may utilize an inflatable bed, providing sleeping accommodations for up to five guests.
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Perry Suite

The Perry Suite provides a unique perspective straight down Congress Place and above Washington Street Mall. The sun pours in the picture windows, illuminated the cool blue tones characteristic of the Congress Hall décor. The private bedroom includes a king-sized bed, armoire, flat screen TV and end table. In the living room, picture windows open up to uninterrupted views of Congress Hall and Perry Street. A pull-out sleeper sofa offers additional sleeping space. Along with the inflatable bed provided, the suite may accommodate up to five guests. The living space also includes a dining area for four with a full kitchen and flat screen TV.
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Washington Suite

Perched on the North side of the Congress Place Suites, the Washington Suite gives way to unique vistas of the Washington Street Mall. It’s a perfect people-watching spot as shoppers stroll from storefront to storefront. The private bedroom features a king-sized bed, armoire and flat screened TV. Additional guests will enjoy the pull-out sleeper sofa in the living area, and an inflatable bed provides sleeping accommodations for up to five guests. Enjoy breakfast from the full kitchen; the sunny dining area seats four and looks out over the rooftops of Cape May.
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at the Congress Place Suites

As a guest of the Congress Place Suites, you'll enjoy:
  • Private bathroom with hairdryer and personal toiletries
  • Beach Plum Farm soap, shampoo and conditioner
  • Individual climate control for air conditioning and heating
  • Full Kitchen with stove, oven, full-size refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, and kitchenware
  • Television with remote
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • In-suite telephones
  • Twice daily housekeeping service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • 100% Belgian cotton sheets
  • Keurig Coffeemaker with complimentary coffee

Resort Fee Inclusions

As our guest, you will have an array of Cape Resort amenities and services close at hand. From dining options to recreation, special events & programming to guided tours, we’re here to help create memories you’ll treasure forever.
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While You're Here

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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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Second Home Extended Stay Options

Maybe it's the miles of pristine coastline, marvels of Victorian architecture, quaint shopping districts, or celebrated farm-to-table restaurants — it doesn't take much time at all to fall in love with Cape May. Generations have been charmed by the history and magic of America's first seaside resort.

For the first time ever, Cape Resorts is excited to present second home extended stay options at the Star and the Congress Place Suites. Enjoy the peace of your own private apartment overlooking Washington Street, or the spacious accommodations of a renovated carriage house. The comforts of home paired with luxury resort conveniences — all at the heart of historic Cape May.

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resort life

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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 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


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


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 was recently enhanced with state-of-the-art strength training and cardio equipment, making it one of the most robust gyms on the island.

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

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Beach Plum Farm Tour


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


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


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


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


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


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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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


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


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.