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    The Chalfonte

    301 Howard St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2430
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    Overview
    • Excellent35%
    • Very good28%
    • Average12%
    • Poor11%
    • Terrible14%
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    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 199 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    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 2 weeks ago

    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 3 weeks ago

    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 3 weeks ago

    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

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    If you're traveling to Cape May to enjoy a good time close to the beach and to create life-lasting memories with friends and family, then the Chalfonte is the place to stay! This historic hotel is nothing like a classic chain hotel (Delta, Hilton, Best...More

    Thank Marco D
    Response from Chalfonte, Front Office Manager at The ChalfonteResponded 3 weeks ago

    HI Marco! Thank you so much for your kind words about The Chalfonte - we truly appreciate your review and we are thrilled to share your feedback with our staff. As a guest, you leave a bit of your own history that contributes to the...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    The staff is caring, welcoming and conscientious. I enjoyed my stay! The rooms are furnished and decorated in a cosy and tasteful way, in harmony with the Victorian style of the hotel. I often need to work remotely. I can use the wifi, bring my...More

    Thank mplemarbre
    Response from Chalfonte, Front Office Manager at The ChalfonteResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Mplemarbre, Thank you for your review and positive words! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at The Chalfonte! We will be sure to share your kind words with our staff. We look forward to your future stay!

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    A list of things you will NOT find in your room or at the hotel: - A hairdryer; - A phone; - An alarm clock; - A fridge; - A TV; - A control for the air conditioning; - Sound-proofed walls or ceilings; - Cleanliness;...More

    1  Thank Mel_Laurier
    Response from Chalfonte, Front Office Manager at The ChalfonteResponded 3 weeks ago

    Greetings Mel, We are disappointed you did not enjoy your stay at The Chalfonte. Please allow me to address several of your concerns: We do have hairdryers, ironing boards, etc at the Front Desk. Most guests prefer to use their personal phones as phones and...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$90 - US$544 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #16 Family Hotel in Cape May
    • #18 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 Cape May ,
    • Chalfonte Hotel Cape May
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    Traveller (27)
    Room & Suite (17)
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    summerocean4
    12 August 2017|
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    Response from Chalfonte | Property representative |
    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 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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    "Ask for the front rooms of the annex. Or ask for #1 in the Howard St. cottage."
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