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The Virginia Hotel

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Reviewed 19 August 2013

We were pleasantly surprised with our dining experience at the Virginia Hotel. We have been coming to Cape May for years and never ate here. Our server Vince was very pleasant and very good at explaining the menu. The dining room had a great atmosphere with the bar on the side with a piano player. We had our wine on...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 14 August 2013

This is a long and detailed review but I wanted to share a real experience staying at this hotel (which I really wanted to like) but can't now that I've stayed there. Overall while I liked the property a lot and enjoyed the location and comfort of the room, I would not return for the reasons I mentioned below. I...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 August 2013

I am a frequent visitor at both Congress Hall and the Virginia Hotel. The last time, however, we stayed in the Red Cottage, particularly the Windjammer room. Its a tiny room, facing the back of other houses. Unlike what the photos may suggest, you do NOT have access to any living area other than the very small room with the...

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Allentown, PA
Reviewed 11 August 2013

For the most part I absolutely loved the hotel. I found the staff to be very friendly and the decor of the the hotel stunning. Seemed more upscale than Congress Hall and catered more to adults. The bed linens were the best that I have experienced in any hotel, anywhere and I really enjoyed the individually served continental breakfasts. The...

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North Beach, NJ
Reviewed 28 July 2013

I have lived in NJ for 25 years and had never been to Cape May before last weekend. The Virginia and their restaurant The Ebbit Room were everything I had hoped for. Beautiful ,clean, well maintained rooms, and a lovely breakfast included . Easy walk to the beach and all of the shopping Cape May is known for. My husband...

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Lancaster County
Reviewed 26 July 2013

This past June was the 13th year that my wife and I spent at the Virginia. From management to valet service, from housekeeping to beach service, from bar staff to servers this hotel is outstanding. My comments are spurred by the earlier comment about honesty on the part of the hotel staff. This past June, our anniversary, we forgot to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2013

we stayed at this hotel in June ,we was greeted by very nice staff at reception, our room was very clean, tidy and comfortable.The bathroom very clean and lovely soft white towels and toiletries were plentiful. i had breakfast on the verander and thought there was plenty of choice on the continental breakfast menu, however some people may find it...

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Hopewell, New Jersey
Reviewed 12 July 2013

Let me first state the positives. This is a nice clean hotel in a great location, with their own beach. My wife and I took a short 3 day 2 night vacation to Cape May at the end of June. We arrived at the hotel 2 hours before our check in, and were met by a friendly desk clerk and...

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VirginiaMGT, General Manager at The Virginia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madame, We are so very sorry to hear about your missing items. Since all luggage is kept within plain sight of our front desk agents (in this case the Manager) I am truly at a loss for how these items could have been misplaced once the valet took receipt of your bags short of outright theft. Given the fact...

Verona, New York
Reviewed 11 July 2013

My husband and I went down to Cape May for the first time for our anniversary in June 2013. What a wonderful town! We stayed at The Virginia from Monday to Friday. For the first two nights we were in the Jackson Room...which has a balcony facing Jackson Street, very neat (although, there are a few telephone wires that may...

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 July 2013

Pricey, understaffed, and employees are poorly trained. There is little regard to timeliness. The Ebbitt Room dining room is overpriced and the kitchen will not accommodate change of any kind, even with an up charge. Housekeeping consistently forgot to leave washcloths and soap. We were not impressed.

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VirginiaMGT, General Manager at The Virginia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am very sorry to hear about your unsatisfactory stay. I would like to hear about your stay in further detail so that we may better refine our services and make corrections were needed. If you would be so kind, you can reach me directly at jmogavero@virginiahotel.com. Thank you and I hope to hear from you soon.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Virginia offers 24 intimate rooms in an impeccably restored 1879 landmark building and is the foremost luxury hotel in Cape May, NJ. Nestled on Jackson Street in the heart of the famed historic district of Cape May New Jersey, the Virginia Hotel offers its guests a flawless integration of service and style, with a timeless glamor. The hotel does not accept children. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Virginia Hotel

Address: 25 Jackson St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1417
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Price Range: $187 - $595 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Virginia Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Virginia Hotel Cape May
Virginia Cape May
The Virginia Cape May
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Cape May
#8 Romantic Hotel in Cape May
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May
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