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The Star

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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central nj
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We stayed here for an extended weekend getaway. Not knowing what to expect, we were delighted to see it's a nice clean efficiency. I read reviews before booking our stay here and from what I understand the first floor rooms are a bit small. The room was fine, plenty of walking space. I did have issues with the TV in...

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

Dear jbarbieri, Thank you for review of the Star Inn. We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay in one of our efficiency suites and pleased to hear that our Maintenance team was able to promptly fix the TV issue. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Star Inn again very soon! Best Regards, Star...

Merchantville, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 February 2016

we spent two nights at the star inn in cape may, nj. we have previously stayed at congress hall and we were looking for a more budget friendly option this time around. the star was a great size for what we were looking for, not too big and not too small. we stayed in the main house on the third...

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

Dear vacasRus, We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay in the main building of the Star Inn. The location cannot be beat whether you're visiting Cape May for the shops on Washington Street or the beach which is on the same block as the Star. All of the amenities across the street at Congress Hall are extended...

Hoboken, New Jersey
Reviewed 12 January 2016

The location is second to none and the amenities at this place are the reasons we keep coming back. The proximity to restaurants and the beach are great. The rooms are the ground floor has outdoor patio which is serves as a great eating area if you are dining in. I recommend this place if traveling with small children. The...

2Thank Corinne S
Homestead, Florida
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Room was so small you could barely walk around it. Bathroom a definite add-on with micro sink, shower you can't even turn around in and toilet sticks out so you can't stand in front of the sink or mirror. Maybe it was just this room that they stuck me with. Absolutely do not accept room#1 in the Inn. Horrible! They...

5Thank PamG1313
CongressHall-CapeMay, Manager at The Star, responded to this review

Dear PamG1313, We are very sorry to hear that you found your stay at the Star Inn to be disappointing. The guestrooms in the main building of the Star Inn vary in size and Room 01 is considered one of our "value rooms" as it is on the smaller size and is very cozy. All guests staying at the Star...

Millersville, Maryland
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Stayed here one night over Thanksgiving weekend. The hotel and the town itself was already decked out for the holidays and made this beach town feel extra charming and cozy. We stayed at the Star Inn, which is across from the Congress Hall hotel and 1 block away from the beach and 1 block away from Washington street, which is...

4Thank seeingtheworld22
New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 November 2015

This place was great! The location is phenomenal, being only one block away from the Washington Street Mall, the beach, Uncle Bill's Pancake House, bars, and Congress Hall. It's also just a short drive to the Lighthouse. We visited for our anniversary, and our room was in the Inn. It was a tiny Inn, and small room, but it had...

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

Dear amndxr, Thank you for your review of The Star Inn. We are glad you chose to stay with us for your anniversary getaway and that it was everything you wanted and more. We hope you will stay with us again. Possibly in the warmer months when the Congress Hall Bike Shop is still open. Riding out to the Lighthouse...

Staten Island, New York
Reviewed 16 November 2015

The hotel seems to be 3 buildings: a majestic, large old building, a typical rooming-house type building (perhaps with 12 rooms) and a motel-like building. Find out where you are when you book! We were in the rooming-house type building; the room was too small and somewhat rundown. But the breakfast in the main building was fine, but again, a...

1Thank TIM V
CongressHall-CapeMay, Manager at The Star, responded to this review

Hi TIM V, Thank you for staying with us at The Star! We apologize that the location of your room was not better explained upon booking. The Star Inn consists of an inn with 9 rooms, 10 efficiency units, and 2 carriage house units and is directly across the street from our 108-room hotel, Congress Hall. All amenities of Congress...

Reviewed 5 November 2015

Just opposite from (and belonging to) the Congress Hall hotel, this little inn, is conveniently located close to the sea. Our room, was actually a 2 room studio on the 2nd floor, with a very spacious bedroom and another room with kitchenette, sofa bed etc. Nice porch to sit and have a read. Our room was very colourful and comfortable....

2Thank blanqui_2
Sandisfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 October 2015

came across this place on living social. what a great bargain and lovely place to stay in cape may in oct. the room was more than adequate, comfortably furnished, the bed and linens were the greatest. it was off season so it was pretty quiet and very short walk to the beach-what we were looking for. also in the little...

1Thank happytravelerrn
United States
Reviewed 18 October 2015

I stayed 3 nights in a 2nd floor room of the front building with kind of an ocean view. (The hotel is a block from the beach so the ocean is quite far away.) The room and bed were comfortable. The hotel has its own parking lot. The bathroom is small with the sink outside of the bathroom. Lighting is...

2Thank kawaii5

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
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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: £112 - £293 (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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Also Known As:
The Star Hotel Cape May
Star Hotel Cape May
The Star Cape May, New Jersey
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#15 Romantic Hotel in Cape May
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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.
Q3508ZVwilliams, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you stay on the 2nd floor, ask for a room with a view of the ocean!”
fourblondes, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Efficiency Suites on the second floor have a nicer view of the water.”
samasala, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Stay on the second floor.”
jbarbieri, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Look at the room first!!! Do not just accept what they give you!”
PamG1313, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
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