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What We Love

  • Jackson Street spot puts you in the middle of Cape May’s historic district
  • Free beach perks including chairs, towels, umbrellas, food and cabanas
  • Newly renovated restaurant The Ebbitt Room
  • Front porch cocktails and small bites bar scene

What To Know

  • WiFi is free throughout the property
  • Daily breakfast is included in the room rate
  • Free valet parking, and a golf cart to get around


  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Room Service
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Charming Cape May landmark hotel with 1800s heritage and airy aughts style

The Lowdown

A landmark 1879 building perfectly updated to a 24-room boutique hotel with five additional cottages available for rental. The award-winning Ebbitt Room underwent renovations recently and under Executive Chef Anthony Micari serves fresh farm-to-table fare inside, while outside on the front porch guests enjoy classic cocktails and small bites. Style meets substance with nightly live music and dinner-and-a-show events throughout the season. Rooms are flooded with sunlight, outfitted with luxe linens and stocked with Bulgari toiletries.

In the Area

Tradition and relaxation meet in Cape May, where Victorian houses and historic lighthouses overlook a low-key beach scene, debunking those wild Jersey Shore stereotypes. Sister property Congress Hall offers a pink-and-white-splashed pool and bar, a great alternative to the beach. Guests can enjoy another member of the hotel family, Beach Plum Farm, which supplies fresh produce and products to each hotel. Come nighttime, if it’s Jersey Shore nightlife visitors seek, they’ll get a distinctly Cape May version of it (read: fun, chill with a touch of sophistication) at The Boiler Room at Congress Hall.

How to Get There

Virginia Hotel
25 Jackson Street
Cape May, NJ 08204 United States


Repeat customer

My wife and I like to stay in Cape May before schools let out for summer,when the weather is good and it isn't as crowded. The room is clean and well appointed. The staff is very helpful. Hanging out on the porch with our after dinner drinks was relaxing.

Drinks on the Porch

We popped in for a drink on the porch while waiting for more friends to join us. This is a great spot that makes you feel like you're sitting on your own private porch in the heart of a busy street.
We were expertly helped by Plamena and Maria (?) and the rest of the staff.
I recommend going and just chilling on the porch.
Sorry, I can't speak to the restaurant experience.

Nice room in a great location

My wife and I recently stayed in the Jackson Room. The room is quite nice and has a bathroom with a large shower. Our favorite part of the room, though, was the huge, private balcony. The weather was unseasonably reasonable while we visited so it was great to sit out there in the morning and evening. I’ve attached a photo of the balcony, as I struggled to find one prior to my stay. The location of the hotel is central to seemingly everything and the staff was friendly and helpful.