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Bed & Breakfast Inns

Cape May’s B&Bs are upscale accommodations, most located in historic Victorian houses. They offer either a seated or continental breakfast and the convenience of an on-site innkeeper to help with the details of your visit.

Select B&Bs also offer an afternoon tea. Some are decorated with period antiques and furniture, while others are fully modernized for the contemporary traveller. Cape May’s bed and breakfast inns are air conditioned and offer private baths. They’re an ideal choice for couples, weekend getaways with friends, and families with well-behaved children.

Featured B&Bs


Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn Albert Stevens Inn
Albert Stevens Inn

127 Myrtle Avenue
Cape May
1-800-890-2287

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Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn Bacchus Inn
The Bacchus Inn

710 Columbia Avenue
Cape May
1-866-844-2129

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Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn Beauclaires
Beauclaire's Bed & Breakfast
Less than 100 yards to beach

23 Ocean Street
Cape May
609-898-1222

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Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn Bedford Inn
Bedford Inn

805 Stockton Avenue
Cape May
1-866-215-9507

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Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn Candlelight Inn Wildwood B&B
Candlelight Inn

2310 Central Avenue
North Wildwood
1-800-992-2632

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Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn The Carroll Villa Hotel B&B
The Carroll Villa

19 Jackson Street
Cape May
1-877-275-8452

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Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn The Casablanca Bed and Breakfast
Casablanca

709 Columbia Avenue
Cape May
609-884-4948

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Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn The Dormer House B&B
The Dormer House

800 Columbia Avenue
Cape May
609-884-7446

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Gingerbread House
The Gingerbread House

28 Gurney Street
Cape May
609-884-0211

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Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn The Harrison
The Harrison

613 Columbia Avenue
Cape May
609-884-4948

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Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn Henry Sawyer Inn
Henry Sawyer Inn

722 Columbia Avenue
Cape May
609-884-5667
1-800-449-5667

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Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn Inn at the Park
Inn at the Park

1002 Washington Street
Cape May
609-884-8406

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Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn John Wesley Inn
John Wesley Inn
1/2 block to the beach

30 Gurney Street
Cape May
609-884-1012

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Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn King's Cottage Cape May
King's Cottage
Ocean views!

9 Perry Street
Cape May
1-877-258-1876
609-884-0415

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Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn Leith Hall
Leith Hall

22 Ocean Street
Cape May
1-877-884-1400
609-884-1934

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Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn Luther Ogden Inn
Luther Ogden Inn

815 Kearney Avenue
Cape May
609-425-6365

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Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn The Mainstay Inn
The Mainstay Inn

635 Columbia Street
Cape May
609-884-8690

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The Mason Cottage
One block to beach!

623 Columbia Avenue
Cape May
609-884-3358

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Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn The Mooring B&B
The Mooring

801 Stockton Avenue
Cape May
609-884-5425

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Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn Peter Sheild's Inn
Peter Shields Inn

1301 Beach Avenue
Cape May
609-884-9090

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The Queen Victoria B&B - Cape May New Jersey bed and breakfast inn
The Queen Victoria®
Fabulous Winter & Spring discounted rates!

102 Ocean Street
Cape May
609-884-8702

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Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn Rhythm of the Sea
Rhythm of the Sea

1123 Beach Avenue
Cape May
609-884-7788

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Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn Saltwood House B&B
Saltwood House
Free on-site parking

28 Jackson Street
Cape May
1-800-830-8232

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Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn The Southern Mansion
Southern Mansion

720 Washington Street
Cape May
1-800-381-3888

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Cape May Bed and Breakfast Inn Wilbraham Mansion
Wilbraham Mansion
Indoor swimming pool

133 Myrtle Avenue
West Cape May
609-884-2046

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Child-Friendly Historic Accommodations

Many of our historic B&Bs and Guest Houses are designed for adults and are often furnished with authentic Victorian furniture and collectibles. And although your children may be well-mannered, fellow guests may have been expecting a child-free weekend. The following Cape May B&Bs and Guest Houses are kid-friendly, though some have age restrictions.

  • 931 Beach Avenue Guest House
  • Albert Stevens Inn (12 and up)
  • Antoinette's Apartments & Suites
  • Bacchus Inn (12 and over)
  • Beauclaire's (12 and up)
  • Billmae Cottage Guest Suites
  • Carroll Villa Hotel*
    Casablanca (16 and up)
  • The Chalfonte Hotel*
  • Columbia House
  • Henry Sawyer Inn (10 and up)
  • Highland House
  • Hotel Macomber (6 and up)
  • King's Cottage (12 and up)
  • Mainstay Inn (10 and up)
  • The Mason Cottage (well-behaved children over 12)
  • The Mooring (10 and up)
  • The Queen Victoria┬« (8 and up)
  • Saltwood House (12 and up)
  • Thomas Webster House (12 and up)
  • Wilbraham Mansion (12 and up)

Note: The Carroll Villa Hotel and The Chalfonte are hotels of the Victorian era where there's a little more breathing room for children than the norm of the many Victorian B&Bs above. Browse hotels and motels and campgrounds for more family-friendly options.

Bed & breakfast changes in Cape May

  • The Abbey B&B sold in 2012 and converted to a whole-house rental
  • The Fairthone B&B closed in 2014
  • The John F. Craig House B&B is now a whole-house rental
  • Poor Richard's Inn sold in 2015 and is a private residence.
  • The Windward House has sold and is no longer a B&B
  • Summer Cottage Inn became the Harrison B&B
  • Pharo's Inn became part of the Harrison B&B in 2017
  • The Victorian Lace Inn converted to condo rentals in 2018
  • The Cliveden Inn became Casablanca in 2018