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Nutley,NJ
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My birthday fell on St Patrick's day weekend so we decided to take advantage of the specials at Peter Shield's Inn. It was a lovely stay. We unfortunately took the last available room which was far too small and had no fireplace like the others but we still enjoyed our stay. This inn is not handicap accessible and the rooms...

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Northvale, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, in just a few days my husband and I will be visiting one of our favorite places. It is our annual trip, we have visited Cape May for many years now. We have stayed at various times; January, February and March, but we always stay at Peter Shields and have no desire to stay anywhere else. As we pull...

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Abington, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiance and I had a wonderful stay at the Peter Shields Inn! Our only complaint is that the room we were staying in had a bathroom door that required a lot of attempts to close properly each time. Other than that, perfect getaway!

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Tuckerton, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It doesn't get any better 👍 Service of the staff. The quality or the food. Wine and cheese in the afternoon is of quality as well as complementary.The location is right on the ocean. Truly a wonderful and relaxing two days . Will be returning again.

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InnManger1301, Manager at The Peter Shields Inn, responded to this review

Joe M, We appreciate all of your kind words and are so happy you had such a wonderful time here at PSI. Can't wait until you visit us again! I promise if you come in the summer months, our location will look even better. Have a great 2017! Inn Manager Danielle

Brick
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Great accommodations, food and staff. 5 star. This is our second time staying at PSI, looking forward to our next visit with friends. The food is unbelievable and the staff makes you feel right at home.

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InnManger1301, Manager at The Peter Shields Inn, responded to this review

Hi spmlopez192, Our number one goal here at PSI is to make you feel as if you're at home. I'm so glad we succeeded in our goal! We are also looking forward to your next visit. Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us. Inn Manager Danielle

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We stayed at The Peter Shields Inn the week before Labor Day. This is a nice looking B&B that takes you back in time to the old days of Cape May. It is located about a mile from the Washington Street Gallery. We liked the quiet separation from the busy area and enjoyed the walk. The hotel has great beach...

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InnManger1301, Manager at The Peter Shields Inn, responded to this review

Hi Michael M, Thank you so much for your review! We're glad you got to enjoy wine and cheese and the front porch. It's also great that you got to explore our charming town. I'm very sorry to hear that you didn't like your stay in room six. I understand your frustration with the view. As stated on our website,...

Warrington, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Went there for dinner with friends this past week. This is FINE dining. White tablecloths, quiet but attentive service, a noise level where one could speak softly and still be heard by everyone at the table, lovely decorations for the Christmas season. It is pricey, but one gets what they pay for, The food is tasty and prepared with impeccable...

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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Our first trip to Cape May and we wanted an historic inn. This one really surpassed our expectations as it was not only classy and oceanfront but came with delicious breakfasts on the porch dining room every morning at your own private table, complimentary wine and cheese every afternoon in the comfy lounge with fireplace where we enjoyed chatting with...

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InnManger1301, Manager at The Peter Shields Inn, responded to this review

Corgi G, Thank you so much for such a detailed review! I'm very happy that you got to enjoy all of our amenities that we offer from wine and cheese, to our 24 hour hospitality room. It's great to hear that our staff was so accommodating and friendly. The fact that we "surpassed" your expectations lets us know that we...

Canandaigua, New York
Reviewed 28 November 2016

First time at PSI, 2 night stay for getaway weekend near off-season oceanfront. Very good facility, and our expectations were high. Trouble with our room (#3) started right away - thermostat malfunction made heat unpredictable and that led to noticing other things that did not meet our expectations over morning coffee. As soon as practical, we alerted the on-site staff...

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InnManger1301, Manager at The Peter Shields Inn, responded to this review

Jim O, I'm so happy to hear that Karen and Taylor were able to assist you with the issue you had with your heating system. Room 8 is definitely a gorgeous room and I'm glad you got to enjoy it's newly remodeled bathroom. We take a lot of pride in our rooms and the comfort of our guests and we're...

Watchung, New Jersey
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I have stayed at the Inn twice and had dinner in the restaurant once. The rooms are beautiful and all have private baths. The breakfast was delicious. Dinner at the Inn was wonderful. I am going again in December and staying in room one with the ocean view. Can't wait!

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InnManger1301, Manager at The Peter Shields Inn, responded to this review

Hi MaryBeth5397, We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! I'm so glad you booked again. We are always excited to see our repeat guests. Thank you for your wonderful review. Looking forward to your next stay! Inn Manager Danielle

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Peter Shields Inn is Cape May's most romantic bed and breakfast. Enjoy the beautiful Cape May ocean views from our porch. Experience the luxurious, high-ceilinged rooms and five-star gourmet meals in our Zagat-rated restaurant. Sumptuous, leisurely breakfasts are included with your stay as well as leisurely afternoon "wine and cheese." Additional amenities include his-and-her bicycles, beach chairs and umbrellas, plush bedding and nightly turndown, and five-star concierge services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Peter Shields Inn

Address: 1301 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Price Range: €156 - €418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Peter Shields Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“I would suggest the 2nd floor rooms facing the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles RobinMike, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 8 although not oceanfront has great ocean views which can also be enjoyed from the comfy bed.”
 of 5 bubbles corgig, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We found beach view from room 8 to be just right.”
 of 5 bubbles 348jimo, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are great!”
 of 5 bubbles 542susanh, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 8 has an iron & ironing board. Took a LONG, hot shower & it was WONDERFUL!! The water pressure was perfect too...”
 of 5 bubbles H2Bizzle, 20 May 2016 | Read review
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