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Sea Crest Motor Inn
Ranked #8 of 37 Hotels in Cape May
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 11 May 2012

We couldn't wait until Fall this year, so we decided on a short Spring visit. We were lucky to get a 4th floor suite and the view from there is great. The pool and Jacuzzi are both very nice but it was too chilly for either of them the weekend we were there. This hotel is always very clean and quiet. The beds are very comfortable and cozy. Make yourself a hot pot of coffee in the morning and sit outside your room and stare at the ocean waves. Shopping is close by and the Washington Mall is always fun. We went to the Cape May Lighthouse, Sunset Beach and ate at Lucky Bones and the Lobster House, two of our favorite restaurants. Oh, breakfast at the Oceanview Diner where if you show your room key you get a 10% discount off your meal.

Room Tip: We always like the rooms facing the Lighthouse; its a great view. This year we got a room on the 4th...
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  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Susan G
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seacrestinn, Front Office Manager at Sea Crest Motor Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2012

It's always wonderful to hear from a faithful customer! It's also nice to know that you not only enjoy our establishment, but also enjoy the whole town! Come back soon.

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Reviewed 17 April 2012

This was our first visit in years to Cape May and we were only staying one night en route to our destination. The Staff was great. I made our reservation over the phone instead of the internet as we wanted an ocean view with a balcony and the room was everything the staff said it would be. I would recommend the Sea Crest.

Room Tip: The ocean front corners give you two views of the ocean but ask for one that gives you a sunset view...
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  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled as a couple
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seacrestinn, Front Office Manager at Sea Crest Motor Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2012

We are so happy to hear that we assisted you in having a good first impression of Cape May.

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Reviewed 5 January 2012

This was my first trip to Cape May. I found the Sea Crest Motor Inn by an internet search. I read others' reviews and saw they were very good. I am somewhat of a germaphobe, and the cleanliness of a hotel/motel is essential to my being able to relax and enjoy my stay.

The Sea Crest room we stayed in had a bedroom and a kitchenette/sitting room area. Both were spotless (The maids were still cleaning our room as we walked in, but that was no big problem.). The bed was comfortable and the living area was bright and cheerful (we had a room facing the ocean). The bathroom was clean and well decorated.

There is a very short walk to the ocean (just across the street). We walked practically everywhere, which didn't bother us. The Sea Crest is a few blocks (big blocks!) from the Washington Street Mall where we spent much time shopping and dining.

The only negative was a fish smell in the fridge. It was pretty strong, but we didn't complain. Upon checkout I told the clerk, and she said they would have fixed that if I had told them earlier in the week.

I'd definitely stay there again...wish I could go back today!

Room Tip: Our room was right over the pool and we had an ocean view. It had a semi-private balcony, but since...
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  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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seacrestinn, Front Office Manager at Sea Crest Motor Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2012

We love to hear positive feedback from first time visitors. We wish you could come back today too!

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Reviewed 5 November 2011

My sister & I stayed at SEA CREST OCT 22-23 & Absolutely LOVED IT THERE! It was our first time b/c the place I used to stay at refused to budge on the 2night minimum rule...Lucky for us! SEA CREST was not only able to accomodate us for the one night but we even got a NEWLY REMODELED SUITE..with modern ammenities which was IMMACULATELY CLEAN! The bed had a nice comfortable mattress so we got a good nights sleep after walking alot all day.The location is ideal, within walking distance to everything to do in town. I told ALL of my family members & this will be our FIRST CHOICE to stay in Cape May from now on. Thank You SEA CREST! I plan on coming back many times!

Room Tip: They have an elevator if you like to stay on second floor but have trouble with stairs or heavy lugg...
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  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 27 October 2011

Had a wonderful 2 night stay at Sea Creat Motor Inn. The rooms are large, well appointed, and super clean and comfortable. The location is excellent and the staff is friendly and helpful.Plus, free wifi!

Room Tip: ask for room with ocean view
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  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 27 October 2011

This visit was an extended weekend for my boyfriend and myself. We knew we could count on the Sea Crest Inn to provide us with a clean, modern room with a beautiful ocean view. Having an ocean view room is worth the extra cost.There is a coffee maker and microwave in the kitchenette if you need them. We ate at the Lobster House as always and the Ocean View Restaurant where you can get a 10% discount on your meal; just show them your room key.. Shopping at the Washington Square Mall is especially fun in October for their end-of-season sales. There are also some antique shops you shouldn't miss. Sunsets are the best this time of year and Cape May is a romantic place to walk, ride, whale-watch and view the most beautiful sunsets.

Room Tip: It's worth paying extra for an ocean view room.
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  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 October 2011

My husband and I along with another couple stay here every year for the weekend in October. We have been doing this for about 5 years now and every year we stay at the Sea Crest Inn. It is clean and the staff is very friendly. It is only a short walk to the restaurant and shops. The view from our deck is always amazing!

Room Tip: We stayed on the third floor in a suite, it was very nice kitchen , the bath was just redone, and ou...
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  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Sea Crest Motor Inn

Address: 101 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-1303
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Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Cape May
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Cape May
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May
#9 Family Hotel in Cape May
Price Range: £69 - £102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 55
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Sea Crest Inn is the perfect romantic Cape May getaway for couples. The Sea Crest is owned and operated by a local couple, and located in a quiet part of Cape May overlooking one of the largest beaches on the island. Close to the shopping area, fine restaurants and historical homes.With features like ocean front suites with fully equipped kitchens, the only out door whirlpool in Cape May and extra large balconies, why stay anywhere else? Close to restaurants, nightspots, fishing, tennis, golfing, swimming,biking shopping and just steps away from the beach, you haven't experienced the Jersey Shore until you've experienced Cape May at the Sea Crest Inn. ... more   less 
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