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Congress Hall

757 reviews
+1 609-884-8421

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Parking
Fitness Center

Congress Hall Historical Seaside Resort in Cape May, New Jersey

What Does a Congress Hall Room Include?

The seaside inspires the decor, but the overall image stays true to the hotel's Victorian style. All rooms include private bathrooms, individual climate control, complimentary Wi-Fi, color TV, and housekeeping service. The Aveda toiletries and 100 percent Belgian cotton sheets add a touch of elegance and care. 

What Amenities Are Available?

For a continuous and relaxing experience, Congress Hall has an outdoor pool, health spa, and seasonal yoga classes. If you prefer the beach, enjoy complimentary loungers, umbrellas, and towels. Beach tents are also available for rent at the front desk. There are seasonal activities for kids at the children's club. For your convenience, there is also a restaurant, a bar, and a coffee shop. 

How Much Will a Stay at Congress Hall Cost Me?

Rates start at $129 a night.

How Would You Rate Congress Hall's location?

Congress Hall is right in the heart of Cape May's Historic District, and the beach is just seconds away from this restored Victorian property. Don't miss the chance to learn more about this town's history by visiting Cold Spring Village (an eight-minute drive away), or an authentic 18th-century colonial house at the Greater Cape May Historical Society (just a nine-minute walk away). 

How Do I Book a Spa Appointment?

For a spa reservation, you must call the hotel before your arrival.

What's the Bottom Line?

Congress Hall is the perfect seaside resort for relaxing with your family or a weekend getaway with your partner. Employees there go the extra mile to give you excellent service.

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251 Beach Ave
Cape May, NJ 08204
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User Highlights
"Fantastic historical building" "Beautiful old fireplace"
89% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
100% said it was a stylish hotel.
"Complimentary valet parking" "Wonderful place to visit"
96% liked the proximity to shopping.
100% appreciated the closeness to the beach.
"Amazing brunch" "One of the best breakfast"
"Fantastic historical building" "Beautiful old fireplace"
86% thought the building was wonderful.
95% found the grounds to be nice.
"Staff was friendly and helpful" "Amazing customer service"
92% found the staff to be very friendly.
60% said the reception staff was ok.
"Peaceful place to stay" "Plush linens"
91% said the beds were comfortable.
Only 69% said rooms were big enough.
"Fabulous ocean view" "Fab shower"
91% said the beds were comfortable.
73% were happy with the bathroom.

Good to know...

Friendly atmosphere
Comfortable beds
Great shopping
Nice building
Expert Reviews
From its inception in 1816, Congress Hall has had star power: President Benjamin Harrison made it his summer White House, and John Philip Sousa conducted the Congress Hall March on the...
Congress Hall is a 200-year-old hotel that showcases its original features in a fresh and modern package across the street from beach. The 104 rooms and suites are sharp and contemporary,...
Afar Magazine
This historical (and colorful) property in Cape May, NJ is the place to dine, drink and rest your head while vacationing in this area. The food at the Blue Pig Tavern alone is reason to...
For a touch of old school elegance in this beautiful beachside town, be sure to soak up all that Congress Hall has to offer.
Hotel Information
Bar or Lounge
Child Activities
Child Care
Fitness Center
Free Parking
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Spa or Sauna
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Refrigerator Fee: USD 10 per stay
  • Breakfast Fee: between USD 10 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible