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The Star

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Wenonah, New Jersey
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Booked a couple of nights here mid-week for a quick get-away with my daughter, and we were both pleasantly surprised by the accommodations ! The room was lovely and immaculate, with an unexpected view of the ocean. Plenty of amenities and ideal location at the top of the pedestrian mall made for a very comfortable, relaxing and fun visit to...

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Lincoln Park, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is the only good thing I can say about my visit. I also must say that I did speak with the manager to resolve the issues. He did give me a free one night offseason. The issues that we had was there are two keys. One from me and one for my guest. The second never worked. We...

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CongressHall-CapeMay, General Manager at The Star, responded to this review

Dear Sami311226, Thank you for your review and comments regarding your stay at Star Inn. I am sorry that you encountered difficulties and appreciate your kind words about Paige, who helped assist you. We apologize for the challenges during your visit and it is clear to me that we could have done a better job with resolving matters quickly and...

Branchburg, New Jersey
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We have stay at cape resorts property before but this was the first time at the Star Inn. Cape May in general on off season is the best place to escape to relax and the Star so helped us achieve that goal. No kids in the Inn part, a little cafe to get snacks and coffee, room we has #6...

2Thank liz c
Torrington, Connecticut
Reviewed 28 February 2017

So, we had a bumpy start with this hotel because of some rescheduling issues through Expedia, but thankfully they were resolved. I am so happy that we rescheduled because this is a lovely place to stay. It was our first visit to Cape May and the location was perfect. Right across the street from Congress Hall which has great places...

1Thank snowcraig75
Palmyra, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This motel is very near to the downtown pedestrian mall. Being off-season, check-in was at Congress Hall. The employees were very pleasant. The room was clean but very, very small. We certainly could have used more storage space for our clothes. Due to lack of dresser drawers and the size of the closet, we lived out of our suitcases the...

Thank Dick E
New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We usually stay at Congress hall or B&B but we booked late and had a summer credit at the Star Inn. There is no upside to this place vs CH. Rooms are nothing more than place to sleep being they are right with little room for movement. This was about convenience being right next to CH. Outside of that there's...

2Thank Kbaldo
Aiken, South Carolina, United States
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The Star, affiliated with the Congress Hotel, comprises three buildings - a restored Victorian, a carriage house, and a motel-like building. We stayed in the Victorian, in a room with a queen-sized bed. The room was tiny; and I'm not convinced the bed was queen size - more like a full sized bed. There was just enough space to walk...

1Thank Helen B
Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed one, off-season night in this rehabbed Victorian house. Perfect location 1/2 block from beach & 1/2 block from pedestrian area with shops & restaurants. Of course in January not much is open. Must be bustling in high season. Our room had a terrific view of the beach, good bed and adequate but a bit frayed decor. Things to consider....

1Thank traveling_nana2011
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful stay for a reasonable price at the Star hotel. It's a sister hotel to Congress hotel that has bed & breakfast feel. It's minutes from the beach, walking mall, shopping, and delicious restaurants ( George's!). From my impression, I think couples will enjoy this location the most, little small for more than two...

Thank Molly O
East Norwich, New York
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Stayed in the Carriage Suite. A most wonderful one evening stay. Keeping in mind that the lodging is a renovation of an old structure, the accommodations were first class with the refinements of the room making this a first class stay. the room was neat, clean and classic with a flair of modern appliances and ceiling fans. Bed linen was...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located less than a block from the ocean, The Star is a classic Cape May beach hotel, lovingly restored to provide an ideal blend of nostalgia, fresh seashore design and modern hotel comfort. The Star offers a range of accommodations to suit the needs of every type of beach traveler, including nine comfortable guestrooms, 10 motel-style efficiencies with kitchenettes, some with private backyards and two luxurious two-bedroom carriage houses featuring full-length decks overlooking the ocean. All feature imaginative, evocative décor that's inspired by the classic beach house experience with lots of bright, sunny colors and playful nautical accents. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Star

Address: 29 Perry St, Cape May, NJ 08204
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Price Range: €131 - €343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Star 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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The Star Hotel Cape May
Star Hotel Cape May
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#15 Romantic Hotel in Cape May
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“As noted, the rooms in the main building are very small. The efficiency rooms are nice, but the carriage house is amazing.”
  • Main bedroom with en suite bath.
  • Kitchen
  • Second bedroom with access to private balcony.
  • Private balcony with porch swing.
Q3508ZVwilliams, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you stay on the 2nd floor, ask for a room with a view of the ocean!”
fourblondes, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Efficiency Suites on the second floor have a nicer view of the water.”
samasala, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Stay on the second floor.”
jbarbieri, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Look at the room first!!! Do not just accept what they give you!”
PamG1313, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
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