29 PERRY STREET, CAPE MAY, NJ 08204(800) 297-3779

A Boutique Inn & Motel
Just a Block from the Beach

The Star is a classic Cape May beach inn and motel, lovingly restored to provide an ideal blend of nostalgia, fresh seashore design and modern comfort. Bright, sunny and filled with unexpected touches, it’s the perfect reimagining of a much-loved Cape May beach vacation.
The Star offers a range of accommodations to suit the needs of every type of traveler. Couples love our cozy Inn Guest Rooms, while the kitchenettes, living rooms and outdoor sitting areas of our motel-style Star Suites make them a great option for families and groups. For even more space, choose to stay in one of our beautiful Carriage House Suites—two luxurious two-bedroom suites set atop a renovated carriage house, each with full kitchens, washer/dryers and full-length decks overlooking the ocean.

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Inn Guest Rooms

The Star Inn offers nine comfortable guest rooms located on the second and third floor. These quaint rooms are perfect for couples looking for a romantic retreat or single travelers craving a taste of comfort and style by the seashore. Completely renovated in 2019, the Inn rooms feature cheerful finishings and are decorated in bright colors with fun nautical accents, artwork and period furnishings. You’ll love the bright, breezy mood that’s blended with a fresh, modern flourish—not to mention the ultra-comfortable beds with luxurious Belgian cotton sheets and duvets.
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Star Suites

Our adorable Star Suites have been playfully renovated to provide a modern twist on a classic family-friendly room style. These Suites are great for young families who want a smart, spacious way to enjoy Cape May. You'll love the private backyard and porch swing of the first floor and balconies with rocking chairs on the second floor. The kitchenette will come in handy for preparing a quick pre-beach breakfast or picnic lunch for the nature walk. You’ll also love comforts like flat screen TVs, WiFi and easy access to the beach and all the amenities across the street at Congress Hall.
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Carriage House Suites

The Star Inn’s pair of two-bedroom Carriage House Suites are the perfect way to enjoy the shore in sophisticated summery style. They give you all the space, privacy and residential ambiance of your own beach house, with the carefree convenience of being a guest at an upscale hotel, including the great restaurants, pool scene and amenities at Congress Hall. The Carriage House Suites have large, relaxing full-length sun decks, which are the ideal spot to sip your morning coffee or take a break from the beach or pool. You’ll love the playful décor, sunny palate and fun, nautical accents—and nothing feels better than our crisp, cool white sheets and luxurious bedding after a satisfying day in the sun.
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Amenities

At the Star

As a guest of the Star, you'll enjoy:
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Flat screen television with remote
  • Daily Housekeeping service
  • Beach Plum Farm soap, shampoo and conditioner
  • Deluxe Serta mattresses
  • Luxurious down comforter with Italian cotton duvet cover
  • Cotton Belgian linens, pressed daily
  • Star Inn cotton terry robes
  • Individual climate control for air conditioning and heating

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

A stay at the Star is designed around the little quirks and simple pleasures that make a trip to Cape May so exciting. Here, you'll find a haven of thoughtful design that pays homage to Cape May's Victoriana in fun, playful ways. And the location is as good as it gets: you'll be right in the middle of the Historic District, steps away from all the great restaurants, boutiques and landmarks our town by the sea has to offer.

Packages & Special Offers

Fall Break Wilderness Adventures

Available November 3rd - November 7th

Surprise, the kids are out of school! Plan a fall break getaway and join the Cape Resorts Explorers Club at Beach Plum Farm. Stay with us at one of our Cape May hotels or cottages between November 3rd and 7th to become a part of the adventure!

Grab a trusty field guide to lead the way on your Wilderness Adventures. At Beach Plum Farm Explorers will get the chance to plant a garden, create nature-inspired art, learn about archery, farm life and more! For each task they complete, Explorers will earn a special pin to place on their Explorer Sash. At night, we'll gather round the campfire to make s'mores, watch a movie and star gaze. Each day will be filled with creative learning and fun activities for explorers of all ages. Select activities are included as part of your stay—no special package needed!

Included in your Fall Break stay:

  • An official Cape Resort Explorers Club Sash
  • Keepsake Explorers Club Sash Pins, collected after the completion of each Adventure
  • Daily Wilderness activities

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Congress Hall The Star The Sandpiper Beach Plum Farm Cottages Virginia Cottages: (800) 732-4236
*For up to two children per reservation.
To ensure that everyone has as fun and safe a Fall Break as possible, we ask that parents remain with their children for the entirety of their Wilderness Adventures.

Fall Spa Getaways

Available Select Midweek Dates this Autumn

This autumn, escape to Cape May for a deluxe spa getaway. Enjoy beautiful overnight accommodations as well as a daily credit at our Sea Spa.

Sand salt scrubs. Hot stone massages. Purifying seaweed wraps. At the Sea Spa, you'll discover a haven of simple pleasures and healthy indulgences—all inspired by the gentle rhythms of the ocean. Immerse yourself in the quiet autumn ambiance of our seaside town, the perfect setting to relax and recharge.

Included in our Spa Day package:

  • Deluxe overnight accommodations
  • Daily $100 credit at the Sea Spa**
  • Exclusive package rates*

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The Congress Place Suites: (844) 499-9815

*SPADAY: Available for select dates. Spa credit must be signed to your guest room to be applied. Cannot be combined with any other packages or promotions. No cash value.
**Package rates vary by date selected.

Rise, Shine & Relax with Daily Breakfast

Available Year Round

Rise, Shine & Relax and leave the rest to us. Enjoy deluxe overnight accommodations and a farm-to-table breakfast in the Blue Pig Tavern each morning of your stay.

There's nothing like waking up in picturesque Cape May, especially when you have a delicious breakfast waiting for you! You'll love our Chef's selections this season like fluffy buttermilk pancakes, fresh omelets and breakfast sandwiches, all made using fresh ingredients from Beach Plum Farm.

Your package includes:

  • Deluxe Accommodations
  • Breakfast in the Blue Pig Tavern*

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*RELAX: Breakfast is a $40 dining credit per day. Tax and gratuity not included. No cash value. Meals must be charged to the room for the credit to be applied.

Star Amenities

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Daily Housekeeping

Our Housekeeping Team will refresh your room each day if you'd like, replacing linens and using enhanced cleaning protocols to ensure your space is spotless.

Daily Housekeeping is included in your stay as a Star guest.

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Complimentary Wifi

Stay connected with complimentary high-speed WiFi, available in your guest room or anywhere on our beautiful grounds.

Complimentary WiFi is included in your stay as a Cape Resorts guest.

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Fitness Room

As our guest, you'll have access to Congress Hall's Fitness Room that is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Fitness Room access is included in your stay as a Cape Resorts guest. The Fitness Room is reserved for one guest at a time and is sanitized between sessions. Sessions are first-come, first-serve. Please visit the Congress Hall Front Desk for access.

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Room Service

There's nothing quite like the simple pleasure of room service during your vacation. Order breakfast, lunch and dinner off a delicious menu from the Blue Pig Tavern and have your meal delivered right to your guest room.

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The Sea Spa

The Sea Spa at Congress Hall is a full-service spa that offers unique ocean-inspired treatments in a bright, uplifting atmosphere.

Sandpiper Fitness Center

As our guest, you'll have access to the fully-equipped Fitness Center and Sauna at the nearby Sandpiper Beach Club.

Fitness Center access is included in your stay as a Cape Resorts guest. Fitness Center reservations can be made for 45 minutes at a time by calling the Sandpiper Front Desk at (609) 884-6620.

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Family Activities

SEASONAL

Our seasonal Activities & Events will keep the whole family smiling all vacation long. View Activities Calendar

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

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Congress Hall
Bike Shop

SEASONAL

The Congress Hall Bike Shop offers singles, doubles, children’s bikes, surreys and helmets.
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Pool Service

SEASONAL

Enjoy complimentary chairs and towels at Congress Hall's Pool, as well as food and drink service from our Pool Bar and Grill. Learn More

Pool Service is included in your stay as a Star guest.

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Beach Service

SEASONAL

We'll set you up with complimentary chairs, towels and umbrellas on the beach in front of Congress Hall. Enjoy food and drink service from our Beach Menu. Learn More

Beach Service is included in your stay as a Star guest.

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The Star Inn
29 PERRY STREET
Cape May, New Jersey 08204

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 right in the heart of the Historic District and only a half of a block from the beautiful Cape May beach.

Complimentary On-Site Parking is available to all Star Inn guests.

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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