25 JACKSON STREET CAPE MAY, NJ 08204(800) 732-4236

Accommodations

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.
Below is a list of our resort amenities that are included in your stay as a Cape Resort guest:

  • WiFi Access
  • Valet or Self-Parking
  • Daily Newspaper Service
  • 24/7 Fitness Room Access
  • Guided Tours and Excursions*, including Congress Hall History Tours, Beach Plum Farm Tours, Cape May Diamond Tours, and Davey's Lake Tours
  • Shuttle Service between between Congress Hall and Beach Plum Farm, available to all Cape Resorts guests.*
  • Beach Service*
  • Beach Tags*
  • Pool Service*
  • Beach Yoga sessions*
  • Beach Boot Camp sessions*

*indicates seasonal availability

Seasonal Children's Programming

Fall Break Programming

  • Families staying with Cape Resorts during Fall Break are welcome to participate in numerous activities such as Birding, Tree Printing, Slime Making, Hayride, Campfire & S’mores, Watercolor Painting and several others. Participation in premium activities are available for a fee.
  • At check-in, each child staying with Cape Resorts will receive the Wilderness Adventure Guide, an Explorer Sash for earned badges plus 1 Congress Hall Express train ticket.

Spring Break Programming

  • Families staying with Cape Resorts during Spring Break are welcome to participate in numerous activities such as Birding, Tree Printing, Slime Making, Hayride, Campfire & S’mores, Watercolor Painting and several others. Participation in premium activities are available for a fee. To see a complete list of Wilderness Adventure activities, click here.
  • At check-in, each child staying with Cape Resorts will receive the Wilderness Adventure Guide, Explorer Sash for earned badges plus 1 Congress Hall Express train ticket.

Summer Programming

At check-in, each child staying with Cape Resorts over the Summer will receive a Cape Resorts Explorers Club Passport for the following:
  • Carnival Night – Congress Hall Express (1 stamp), Carnival Lawn Games (13 tickets), Popcorn (1 stamp), Cotton Candy (1 stamp)
  • Arts and Crafts - Lei Making (1 stamp), Crafty Painting (1 stamp), Slime Making (1 stamp)
  • Entrance to Friday Family Night at Congress Hall that features a movie, s'mores and games on the Lawn
  • Entrance to Dive in Movies on Saturday at Congress Hall
  • Entrance to Sunday Night Swims at Congress Hall

*Programming details subject to change.

Please Note: A daily Resort Fee of 5% USD will be added to the room rate.

resort life

man and woman walking on beach

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.

close up of bird on branch

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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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

Amenities are subject to change based on state and local guidelines.

congress hall fitness room treadmills and elliptical machine

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.
Amenities are subject to change based on state and local guidelines.

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.
Amenities are subject to change based on state and local guidelines.

Congress Hall Pool

We know our beaches are pretty special, but a change of scenery is always nice, especially on vacation. As a guest of The Virginia, you can enjoy the services and amenities of the nearby Congress Hall Hotel, including its beautiful swimming pool and adult-only pool. Learn More

Amenities are subject to change based on state and local guidelines.

beach plum farm amish barn

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.
Amenities are subject to change based on state and local guidelines.

historic photo of congress hall staff posed for picture

Congress Hall
History Tours

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.
View Tour Schedule

History Tours are included in your stay as a Cape Resorts guest.
Amenities are subject to change based on state and local guidelines.

man and woman with tour guide searching for cape may diamonds on the beach

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
Amenities are subject to change based on state and local guidelines.

congress hall shuttle bus

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.
View Shuttle Schedule

Shuttle Service is included in your stay as a Cape Resorts guest.
Amenities are subject to change based on state and local guidelines.

Golf Cart

SEASONAL

Reserve our golf cart, daily, May-November, which can take you to area restaurants, Beach Plum Farm, historical sights, or just around the streets of Cape May. Speak with the front desk to arrange your outing.

Amenities are subject to change based on state and local guidelines.

Bike Rentals

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! The nearby Congress Hall Bike Shop offers singles, doubles, children’s bikes, surreys and helmets.
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Amenities are subject to change based on state and local guidelines.

beach boot camp instructor in front of the ocean

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.
Amenities are subject to change based on state and local guidelines.

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.
Amenities are subject to change based on state and local guidelines.

The Virginia Cottages
25 Jackson Street
Cape May, New Jersey 08204
609-884-5700

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 on Jackson Street, just a half block from the beach and the Washington Street Mall - in the heart of the Historic District.

Valet Parking is provided on weekends and in season. Please utilize the 15 minute parking space directly across from the hotel as well as the loading zone (a few yards down the street), as parking on the left side of Jackson Street is prohibited.

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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