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Princeton
1 review
Reviewed 26 September 2008

We spent a weekend at Puffin in early September. We were concerned because some of the earlier reviews on this site were unfavorable, however we had a great time! The rooms are clean, there is a couple on-site (living in one of the apartments) to help you with any questions or concerns, and the place is kid-friendly! (many B&B's are... More 

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Annapolis
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Reviewed 25 July 2008

My husband, and I stayed in the "The Holly". We have stayed at the "Puffin" before, so we knew what to expect. We love the location to the beach, shops, restaurants, etc. Our room was very clean and our bed was so comfortable that I could of slept all day, but of course, there were lots of other things to... More 

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collingswood nj
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Reviewed 4 May 2008

As the maid of honor, I was in charge of setting up a Cape May bachelorette weekend. I booked via the Puffin Inn directly after much searching on the web, resulting in some limited choices. Sandy (who booked the reservation) was very pleasant--something I did not encounter with several of the B & B's in Cape May (such as the... More 

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New Jersey
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Reviewed 21 February 2008

Spent an off-season week in the new Terrace Suite with my 5 and 8 year old. Very child-friendly apartment with a kitchenette and full bath. I found it very helpful to have a fridge and kitchen so we didn't have to eat out all the time. The location is great! We could literally walk to everything in town. The front... More 

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Reviewed 25 June 2007

I wish I read the reviews before I went. The owners seriously misrepresented our apartment and didn’t care when we complained. We rented "The Rose" suite. We repeatedly asked for photos and were told the apartment was brand new and they didn’t have any but don’t worry it sleeps 5 and there was a living room, 2 bedrooms and a... More 

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philadelphia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 5 April 2007

Stayed in the Atlantic Suite with the rooftop deck. Great view of the town and ocean. Quaint front porch for people watching and relaxing. The location is perfect....parked the car and walked to everything. Would highly recommend.

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NP
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Reviewed 3 October 2006

While the location is most certainly ideal (near promenade, beach, restaurants, arcade) and the suite spacious, our stay was riddled with the kinds of problems you do not want to have on what's supposed to be a relaxing vacation with family. First, the place was swarming with ants...inside and on the porch (after other guests had left a few crumbs... More 

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Reviewed 12 April 2006

Ever since the Puffin was sold and new owners took over, the quality of their service is TERERIBLE. For a business that is built on relationships, the Puffin has sunk to the bottom of my list. As someone who came back to the Puffina year after year, I will be finding another place to stay in Cape May!!! I cannot... More 

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Reviewed 4 September 2005

We just returned from four great days in Cape May and The Puffin is the place to stay if you are vacationing with children. We stayed in the Main Quarters, a two bedroom apartment on the ground floor. With children ages 3, 5 and 7 we found the apartment gave us plenty of room to spread out including a private... More 

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Reviewed 7 August 2005

The location of the Puffin is indeed great. The patio and outdoor shower and grill are a nice touch. The 3rd floor Atlantic Suite has a full kitchen, nice living room, and private deck, but the 2nd bedroom is only a nook big enough for the double bed up against the wall. Fine for a child/teenager not an adult. There... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Step back into the Victorian Period at "The Puffin”, one of Cape May's most historic and distinctive Victorian properties located in the heart of Cape May’s Historic District. “The Puffin” is centrally located on historic Jackson Street, just a half block from the beach and only a few steps from the Washington Mall's fine shops and restaurants of Cape May. The Puffin Victorian suites has a unique architectural Dutch Colonial design. Relax on our wraparound veranda while reading a book, surfing the internet or enjoying your favorite beverage. Enjoy the historic ambiance, watching horse drawn carriages and trolley cars as they pass down Jackson Street. Whether you plan your journey sight-seeing, escape to the beach, shop, bike or relax, the Puffin is the perfect location for an exciting Cape May adventure. We are child and family friendly. ... more   less 

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Address: 32 Jackson St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1465
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Number of rooms: 5
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“Consider the 25 steep steps before booking this room.”
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“"Rose Suite" has views to all sides of the Victorian house.”
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“The Rose Suite would be perfect for a variety of guests, i.e. a family with children, couples rooming together, girls' getaway - there is plenty of sleeping room and the pullout couch is SO comfortable!”
 of 5 bubbles marijaynek, 14 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Location is key if you want to enjoy all the treasures of this ocean side town!”
 of 5 bubbles JJG379, 3 Sep 2012 | Read review
“Rose Suite is on the second floor, so be prepared to climb a flight to get up to the back bedroom. I didn't see the other suites so I can't compare.”
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