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Hotel Macomber

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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed at this B&B on NYE. Little dated but very clean and close to town. Absolutely fine for our one night stay. Room only had fridge not a microwave but absolutely fine for the night. Would stay again if price is right.

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Went for an overnight to see the holiday lights. This was the only place we could book for one night at a reasonable price. The location was great - right on the beach and about 6 blocks from downtown. The hotel has a bit of a dated feel and a damp smell is the hallways but the room was clean...

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Park Ridge, New Jersey
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This was one of the only places in Cape May that had a last-minute reservation. Couldn't have asked for more (except maybe an elevator to our 5th floor room). Staff was welcoming and helpful. Location right across from the beach but within walking distance to all the shops in town. It is not fancy, but it gives you the feeling...

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Thank Larry46713
Springfield - Springfield Township, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Our first visit to this hotel as we normally stay at the B&B's located in Cape May...this was a very busy weekend and everything was sold out! I found the last room and booked our weekend stay at The Macomber. The price is very affordable! The hotel sits across from the ocean and our room had ocean views. Our room...

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Thank Donna S
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Will cut to the chase. Beds are uncomfortable. Didn't seem to be any padding at all. Still managed to sleep because I was tired, but the hotel really needs to invest in some memory foam toppers. Otherwise, everything was lovely. They honor their history by keeping the decor and furnishings old fashioned which I'm personally fine with. Staff were perfectly...

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Thank Jason G
Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The room was lovely and well appointed (even a mini fridge). The beds were a different story altogether...... even though there were memory foam mattresses they had retained someone else's memories. I was only able to sleep by laying sideways on the bed. My wife had similar issues. Reception staff was very helpful. All rooms seem to have an ocean...

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Thank Suki B
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Quaint. Friendly. Unique. I am asked to write minimum of 200 words to describe this hotel, however, quaint, friendly and unique best sum up the environment, the hostess, and the vintage hotel. Celebrating 100 years this year, and continuing to keep a cozy and comfortable stay, by providing minimal modern technology, made it perfect for us. Sunrise is beautiful from...

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Thank Kari F
Ridgewood, New Jersey
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came for a wedding and stayed here because the wedding hotel was sold out. I could book through hotels.com which I was happy about because I got the points! The price was great, the hotel was clean and very convenient to everything in town! Right across the street from the beach, which was nice in the...

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Thank nikkibr420
New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We booked this hotel in advance as it was reasonably priced and well located. I read reviews about the stairs and no elevator but it was of no consequence. We were on the third floor which basically is one floor up. The hotel is very central to Cape May, we walked everywhere. The staff was most helpful. The rooms were...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

My wife & I always stay here when on vacation in Cape May. Priced right, especially being right across the street from the beach. In walking distance of so many things that we love to do, especially the main shopping area. All other things are a short driving distance away. Rooms are always so clean and plenty of parking. No...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Union Park Dining Room
Union Park Dining Room
Cuisines: French, Steakhouse, Seafood, American
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built at the turn of the century, the Hotel Macomber is a historic landmark hotel featuring 37 rooms with full amenities. We have everything you need to unplug, unwind, and relax in Cape May, NJ. Located just steps away from pristine, white sand beaches, Hotel Macomber is a family-run hotel where you'll feel right at home. Our prime location and attentive customer service paired with our pristine rooms and convenient amenities have allowed us to be a Cape May destination for many families and guests. We offer you a great getaway location with award-winning fine dining, free parking, and a relaxing atmosphere. Cape May is a quaint, family-oriented seaside resort town rich in Victorian architecture and gourmet restaurants in addition to its many beach related offerings. Our passion for Cap May shows in our customer service. We want you to have the best experience you can in our great seaside town. Consider us for your next reunion or spiritual retreat. After a day of lounging on the beach or sightseeing come relax with us in our historic hotel! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Macomber

Address: 727 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-2464
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Price Range: $177 - $437 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Macomber 2.5*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Macomber Hotel Cape May
Macomber Cape May
Hotel Style:
#21 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May
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“Rooms 1 & 2 have front balconies...ocean view! Pack lightly as there are no elevators and stairs to climb!”
 of 5 bubbles donnasL2364OA, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 38”
 of 5 bubbles 158sukib, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are on upper floors, prepare to use stairs”
 of 5 bubbles benko, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We liked room 48 because it had a partial ocean view, it was very cozy and it's on the top floor.”
  • Our cozy little room with 3 windows and partial ocean view
 of 5 bubbles Madyarka, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If ;you're not able to walk 2 - 3 flights of stairs, ask for a room on the 1st floor.”
 of 5 bubbles lisabL8648ID, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
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