302 WASHINGTON STREET, CAPE MAY, NJ 08204(800) 732-4236

welcome to congress place suites

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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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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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.

Congress Hall
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.

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.

Pool and Cabana


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


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


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.



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.

(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