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Gingerbread House

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Clifton, New Jersey
Reviewed 6 June 2011

We have stayed here a couple times and love it. One block to the beach and a short walk to the mall. The house is charming. The owner's, Joan and Fred are very friendly and helpful with finding the best attractions and restaurants. The food is great and the house is extremely clean. I can't wait to go back.

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Bel Air, Maryland
Reviewed 1 June 2011

The house was absolutely beautiful! Joan and Fred were extremely hospitable to all the couples that stayed in this B&B making sure we were comfortable and had anything that we needed. The location of the house was ideal - 1/2 block from the ocean and about 2 blocks to the center of town. Definitely want to return and soon! Loved...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 June 2011

Since it's opening 32 yrs. ago, I have been staying here! In all of those years, this beautiful, fantastic, B & B keeps getting better & better! Am AMAZED that this is so, as HOW CAN YOU IMPROVE ON SUCH PERFECTION??!! Joan & Fred - the owners - have always made my stays so wonderful and unique, that THOSE tymes...

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nyc
Reviewed 31 May 2011

Joan and Fred, with the help of the delightful McKinley, go out of their way to make guests comfortable in their inn, which they have restored with obvious care and pride. The house is pristine, and the home-cooked breakfasts are excellent. Their warmth and generosity make this a place we hope to return to soon.

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Rahway, New Jersey
Reviewed 30 May 2011

We are returning guests to the Gingerbread House - I'm almost losing count of our visits. We could not think of staying anywhere else in Cape May. We chose the Gingerbread House to celebrate our recent (May 26) and past Wedding Anniversaries. We have been to Cape May for all the seasons and for the first time in the Winter;...

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Tabernacle,NJ
Reviewed 23 May 2011

Nicest B&B we ever stayed at in Cape May. Beautiful authentic Victorian home furnished in beautiful antiques.Perfect location, close to beach, dinning and shopping. Joan and Fred were wonderful hosts and we had the best time ever!

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Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 19 May 2011

Beautiful, quaint rooms in a gorgeous B & B! The breakfast is wonderful every morning! The service is impeccable every time we have stayed with Joan & Fred at Gingerbread House. You can tell they really enjoy their guests & enjoy opening up their home to us & their other guests. Thank you again for a great time!

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Ireland
Reviewed 18 May 2011

The house is beautiful and is very close to all major shopping and resturants. We loved our hosts and found our breakfasts were delicious!

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Dillsburg, Pa
Reviewed 16 May 2011

My wife and I went to Cape May for the weekend and stayed at The Gingerbread House. It was wonderful and beautiful. Joan and Fred, the inn keepers are great hosts and cater to every need. They are up on all the events and places to dine for their guests. The room we stayed in was beautiful in this b...

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Rockville, Maryland
Reviewed 1 May 2011

The Gingerbread House is perfectly and lovingly appointed and maintained by it's owners, Joan and Fred. From the formal living and dining room to the towels, we felt the love and care that goes into making their home a home away from home for their guests. Upon checking in, Joan gave us a few quick tips for dinner and actvities...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A meticulously and elegantly restored 1869 Victorian Bed and Breakfast Inn situated in the historical district and 1/2 block to beach. Period antiques, original watercolors, classical music, Fred's photographs and exquisite woodwork combine with friendly service and attention to detail. Delightful breezes and the sounds of the sea create a comfortable setting amidst the wonderful furnishing of a golden age. Breakfast, fireplace, private baths and guest veranda. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gingerbread House

Address: 28 Gurney St, Cape May, NJ 08204-2408
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Price Range: $146 - $438 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Gingerbread House Hotel Cape May
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“The Gingerbread House is within walking distance to all of what Cape May has to offer- shopping, restaurants , and the beach.”
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“Room 2 accommodates couples. It is located in the middle of the 2nd floor. It was quiet and cozy (but not small).”
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