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29 Perry St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1460
Traveller (110)
Room & Suite (39)
Pool & Beach (3)
Savings alert: 11% below average rate
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Guests1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
USD 124
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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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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We’ve stayed at the Star several times now and each visit gets better and better. While some of the rooms are small and could use some minor updates, they are always very clean. The location is wonderful, it’s always quiet, parking is super easy, the staff is nice and some rooms
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The Star Inn is excellent. We had a cottage room which had 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a kitchen and a living room area. The beds were very comfortable and the place is very clean. It is right in the heart of cape May town. We were able to walk everywhere to town, congress hall,
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Must say we were extremely excited to be staying at The Star due to its affiliation with Congress Hall. Pictures on website showed a quaint functional suite for a girls week getaway, Upon arrival I was holding on to banister to carry my suitcase and cap on railing was loose
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The Star is located across the street from the beach and in the heart of Cape May. The suites are roomy but affordable. If you like a little privacy or want to avoid the hustle and bustle, this is the place. Everything you need is within a short walk and the beds are extremely
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We stayed in room 11 at the Star. It would have been nice if other guests would have posted these pictures as we would not have stayed there. The only pleasure we had was the use of the beach service which was fantastic. My husband cannot carry chairs to the beach or walk very
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Response from CongressHall-CapeMay, Manager at The Star
Responded 27 Sep. 2018
Dear Kathy288, Thank you for your detailed review of the Star Suites. We appreciate the opportunity to have learned of the shortcomings you experienced, including the housekeeping and maintenance issues, so that we may address each specific issue with the staff. We are happy to note that you enjoyed our beach service which is seamless in that we provide towels, chairs and umbrella set up…. only for you to have to decide what you’d like us to deliver to you for lunch. Upon making your next plans for a visit to Congress Hall, please contact our Executive Assistant at 609-884-6538 to personally handle your arrangements. We hope to welcome you back so that we may provide a visit which is in keeping with our typical standards of excellence. Thank you, Star Inn Management
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Second bedroom with access to private balcony.
Living room
kitchen area
View from Perry Street
Are there spa services near by? Massages and such?
Dear eac23, Yes, we invite you to visit our Sea Spa located inside of Congress Hall (across the street from The Star). Their phone number is 609-884-6543 if you would like more information regarding treatments and services. This information is also listed on our website. Best Regards, Congress Hall/The Star Management
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Most people come to Cape May by car but there is also NJ Transit bus service. Round trip to NYC from Cape May is doable but not practical for a day trip; most of your day would be spent traveling on the bus.
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Are you handicapped accessible and do you have ground floor rooms?
Hello Karen, We have efficiency Suites on the first floor. We have one that is wheelchair accessible. The efficiency suites have a master bedroom with king bed, a separate living room with pull out sofa and a small kitchenette with 2 burner stove, microwave, small fridge & coffee maker. The first floor suites have a nice little patio in the backyard with a picnic table. Thanks
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Do the Efficiency suites the sofa is it a pull out sofa to accommodate third guest.
Are you Pet Friendly
No, I'm sorry, we are not pet friendly. However, if you are traveling after May 8, 2015, we have another property which will be open and is pet friendly, the Beach Shack. Please check us out on-line. Thanks!
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"There are no elevators but only two floors, choose the ground floor if you can't do stairs."
"We spoke with other guests who stayed there and they were unhappy with their rooms."
"Unsure, only stayed one night."
"We enjoyed having a suite - this room could easily accommodate a family with small children since the couch was a sleeper."
"Try room 31 in carriage house. Inspect room if you can."
USD 111 - USD 290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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