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Bedminster, New Jersey
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82 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Star is a backup accommodation for The Congress Hall, just across the street. This place need an upgrade. After being involve in a mixed reservation room (part our fault because we did not review the confirmation e-mail) the helpful Congress Hall Staff assigned us to the No. 6 The Star room (nice view, by the way), which required a... More 

Thank Isa2011
Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to stay in Cape May at the last minute so we called Congress Hall and they were booked. The girl on the reservation line said she could get us a room at the Star. It was a great room, very clean and comfortable. Located in a great spot in town. We can't wait to go back.

Thank Joanne A
Halifax, PA, United States
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27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I stayed here recently for a quick "mini-cation" with my wife. When we arrived in Cape May, the annual Halloween parade was going on, and the road in front of the hotel was blocked off. We contacted the hotel and were told to park in the Valet lot at the Congress Hall, which is directly across the street from the... More 

1 Thank William S
1 review
Reviewed 13 October 2016

A good night's rest is guaranteed in this charming cross between a Victorian B& B and a vintage 1950's style motor lodge. Comfortable beds, a soothing vibe and best of all the bright pastel colors of the walls are bound to put you in a mellow mood the minute you throw down your suitcase.

Thank Michael P
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Scheduled a very last minute trip. Needed a place to accommodate 2 couples. This was one of the last bookings available under the Cape Resorts brand because of Weddings and Octoberfest. The efficiency was perfect. Very clean and comfortable. Nicely decorated. The staff was very courteous and called us before we checked in to tell us where to check in.... More 

2 Thank Tami G
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The Star is across the street from the wonderful Congress Hall and under the same ownership/management. It offers individual bedrooms, efficiencies and two BR/two bath carriage house accommodations. The Star truly lives up to its name by offering some of the best accommodations in Cape May. Some units have ocean views; it is a short half block walk to the... More 

2 Thank Skylarinfreehold
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I had a wonderful experience at The Star! The concierges were helpful, friendly, and accommodating. The privileges at the pool at Congress Hall across the street were lovely. Conveniently located to restaurants, the beach, and shopping. I would definitely return!

1 Thank Magaro/Lisa M
Montclair, New Jersey, United States
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Having stayed at Colton Court for the last few years, the Star was a big improvement! The room was comfortable, but the best part was the use of Congress Hall amenities. We had a spectacular beach day in a rented tent and enjoyed their lovely pool. We also enjoyed the food at the Blue pig. We couldn't afford to stay... More 

2 Thank Sharon G
Stockton, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The Star is the perfect spot for a family getaway in Cape May. Just a block from the beach and the downtown shopping & restaurant district, The Star offers fun decor, convenience, and a great escape. Twice-daily housekeeping ensures a comfortable stay, and access to all of the amenities at Congress Hall, including two pools and beachside chair service, means... More 

1 Thank Noelle P
CongressHall-CapeMay, Manager at The Star, responded to this review

Dear Noelle P, We are pleased to read of your wonderful stay at The Star! Our Efficiency-style suites are the perfect space for a relaxing and fun getaway in Cape May. We hope your son enjoyed the daily kids events at Congress Hall in addition to all of the other great amenities you mentioned. We look forward to seeing you... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I stayed at the Star Inn last week for a night with my significant other. I'd admired it from afar while staying in Cape May in the past, and was thrilled to get to stay there this time! Check-in was easy and fast, and they allowed us in an hour and a half earlier than the guaranteed 4pm. The room... More 

6 Thank LuluBelle18
CongressHall-CapeMay, Manager at The Star, responded to this review

Dear LuluBelle18, We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed your first stay at The Star! The rooms in the Inn do vary in size but we are happy to hear that you were pleased with your accommodations as well as the extended use of Congress Hall's amenities. Thank you for mentioning the excellent breakfast you had at the... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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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: $151 - $260 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“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.
 of 5 bubbles Q3508ZVwilliams, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you stay on the 2nd floor, ask for a room with a view of the ocean!”
 of 5 bubbles fourblondes, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Efficiency Suites on the second floor have a nicer view of the water.”
 of 5 bubbles samasala, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Stay on the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles jbarbieri, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Look at the room first!!! Do not just accept what they give you!”
 of 5 bubbles PamG1313, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
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