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    The Chalfonte

    301 Howard St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2430
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    Overview
    • Excellent36%
    • Very good28%
    • Average12%
    • Poor11%
    • Terrible13%
    Travellers talk about
    “magnolia room” (19 reviews)
    “fried chicken” (16 reviews)
    “shared bath” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Free Parking
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 202 reviews

    Reviewed 22 October 2017

    I'm a Cape May regular and have fallen in love with the Chalfonte. While it isn't super fancy, it is comfortable and an outstanding value. The staff go out of their way to make you feel at home. On my last stay, the third this...More

    Thank cassiekal
    Response from Chalfonte, Front Office Manager at The ChalfonteResponded 23 October 2017

    Hi Cassiekal! Thank you for your review! We are happy you love both of our properties & we look forward to having you as our guest again! We will share your kind words with our staff, particularly Dillon & Katie. Safe travels!

    Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

    Charming, old, historic hotel near the center of town and beaches, bicycle rentals, restaurants, local theater and more. Stayed in a shared bath, which was fine, clean, & affordable. I would have given a 4 star but never could get hot water in either shower....More

    Thank Linda W
    Response from Chalfonte, Front Office Manager at The ChalfonteResponded 17 October 2017

    Hi Linda W, Thank you for your thoughtful review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. The staff would have been happy to assist you with your concerns regarding the hot water in the shared baths and we apologize if there was an issue....More

    Reviewed 21 September 2017

    We had a family reunion of 15 staying in the separate 8 bedroom house next door to the hotel. All rooms were nice but I would recommend rooms 1 and 4 (on the second floor) as they have the screened balconies. There was really no...More

    Thank James S
    Response from Chalfonte, Front Office Manager at The ChalfonteResponded 22 September 2017

    HI James, Thank you for your review. We do also offer The Satterfield Cottage in the rear of the property which is more of a whole house rental that would be a perhaps a better fit for a group of your size depending on availability...More

    Reviewed 4 September 2017

    Though I lived in South Jersey in the 50's and 60's, I'd never been to Cape May. Our innkeeper at The Inn On Holy in Pitman recommended the charming seaside town and The Chalfonte Hotel particularly. Yvonne even made our reservation for us! My wife...More

    Thank jimstover49
    Response from Chalfonte, Front Office Manager at The ChalfonteResponded 5 September 2017

    Hi Jimstover49! Thank you for your kind review of The Chalfonte Hotel & we are so glad you enjoyed your stay! With 141 years of history, we love picturing your visions of guests from days gone by and can even imagine it ourselves. We will...More

    Reviewed 29 August 2017

    I been coming to the Chalfonte for almost 20 years (my wife for over 30 years) and have a fondness for the place, it's quirks, and it's charm. WHAT THIS PLACE IS NOT: It is not a luxury resort, posh B&B, or Hilton with the...More

    1  Thank Joe P
    Response from Chalfonte, Front Office Manager at The ChalfonteResponded 30 August 2017

    Hi Joe P, Thank you for your thoughtful & comprehensive review. The Chalfonte is truly a charming, quirky & historic property in Cape May and we are grateful for your admiration, appreciation & understanding of its many aspects. We strive to do our best and...More

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    • Price range
    • US$90 - US$289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #17 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 70
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    • Chalfonte Hotel Cape May
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    Hello, The Chalfonte Hotel has no control over what is published. I don't believe any businesses have control over what is published as this would defeat the entire purpose of TripAdvisor and guest feedback.
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    "We choice the cheapest room with a shared bath and love it!"
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    "We were in an annex area on the ground floor."
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    "3rd floor has spotty/poor wifi"
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    "Our corner room was bright and breezy."
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