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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

Amenities

  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Room Service
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Overview

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

Reviews

Fantastic
Bob M

Went for a Coast Guard ship commissioning. Staff at the front desk, Christian and Chantal were fantastic. The servers for the lounge and porch were also fantastic. Busy schedule but was able to unwind on the porch at the end of some long days. Had great appetizers and drinks at the lounge. Room was extremely comfortable and relaxing. Coffee in the lobby at 0630 was perfect and exactly what I needed each day.

Treat yourself
SwimmerSteven

This is a wonderful hotel that sits on one of the most authentic Victorian streets in Cape May. Only a half block to the beach and the Washington Street gallery. Be sure to spend some time at the bar and enjoy time with the other travelers. They have a fine restaurant called the Ebbitt Room you won't be disappointed. The hotel offers valet parking, breakfast service in room (no charge) and turn down service each night. I would recommend staying at least three nights.
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A Jewel By The Sea
Victoria B

Amazing staff, PERFECT MARTINIS!! Quiet, Relaxing, 5 star guest service. Classy. I didn't notice children screaming and running around. However, we stay during the off season so lets hope that is still the case in the premium months. They even offer free yoga on the beach and indoors in the winter. The cuisine is excellent. The little bar is just perfect.