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Gingerbread House
Ranked #7 of 40 Cape May B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 22 August 2014

The Ginger Bread house was our first experience staying at a B&B, we were of course nervous of staying at a B&B but I am happy to say that Joan made our stay and Honeymoon a rememberable time. The breakfast was great, rooms were very nice and the hospitality we experienced was wonderful. The property is so well maintained and everyone is treated like part of the family. Joan remembered everyones name which made you feel right at home. My wife and I can not wait to go back and bring our families with us. Thanks Joan for everything…..

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 August 2014

The ginger bread house is an exceptional bed & breakfast. My wife and I stayed in a few bed and breakfast's in cape may and by far the gingerbread house is the best. Joan and Fred make you feel very welcome and do their best to make you feel relaxed and comfortable. The breakfast is outstanding, the rooms our beautiful and beds are comfortable. The house itself is absolutely beautiful and the location is great, short walk to the beach, shopping and restaurants. I would definitely stay there again. Thanks again

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Gene S
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Reviewed 15 August 2014

I can't wait to go back. The house, the location to the beach and shopping area, the breakfast, the hospitality, all perfect! Fred and Joan truly made it their business to make sure we had everything we needed. We went with our daughters, both 19, and we all left happy and wanting to return again next summer. We stayed in the Luxury Suite which has a nice private outdoor porch. This was terrific, as we had additional room to just sit and hang out with the girls. My only regret is we couldn't stay longer!

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled with family
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Thank StepsAlongtheWay
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Reviewed 14 August 2014

Joan and Fred are great people who make you feel very welcome. They have a beautiful house with a great location. It is a short walk to the beach and also a short walk to the downtown area. Breakfast every morning is great. Thanks for everything.

Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
Thank jkwheat1
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Reviewed 14 August 2014

GBH is an EXCEPTIONAL B & B.. The rooms are decorated with tender loving care. The rooms are kept immaculately clean. The bed was comfortable. You literally cannot beat the location. 4 houses from the beach and maybe a 5 minute walk, if that, to the center of town. The neighborhood is quiet. Fred and Joan are incredible hosts. They do their best to make you feel comfortable and relaxed. Joan even went out of her way to provide some beach chairs and towels to our family after we checked out so that we could extend the day of our vacation. Doesn't that say it all?! We will undoubtedly stay here again on our return.

Room Tip: There is a room with a private balcony looking out over the street. A must!!
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  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled with family
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Thank loveyoga
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Reviewed 14 August 2014

We just returned from a 3 night stay at the Gingerbread House (8/8-8/11). This was our 5th stay at this B&B and Fred and Joan went above and beyond to make our stay as wonderful as our visits have been in the past. Although we hadn't seen them in over 3 years, it was as if no time had passed. The room (we always stay in #2) was spotless and we were pleasantly surprised to see that the former double bed had been recently switched out with a Queen size bed. The bedding had also been updated and is beautiful. We loved the addition of the Keurig down in the dining area, which we indulged in on many occasions during our stay. Joan's homemade snacks were always plentiful during the lunch and evening hours and oh so good! Joan's breakfast is always fantastic and we enjoyed it every morning of our stay. I can't begin to describe how re-charged our batteries were after leaving the B&B on Monday AM. It was wonderful weather, excellent food, incredible hospitality and we met some very nice fellow guests. We spent several of our nights outside on the porch chatting and laughing with our hosts and fellow guests for hours upon hours. We dined at the Peter Shields Inn and the Blue Rose Inn. Both were incredible. We took advantage of the discounted pricing for early seating. All in all, a wonderful trip. We look forward to going again next year to see Joan, Fred and McKinley. What a great team!

Room Tip: Rooms 1-3 have the bathroom in the room.
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  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 August 2014

We had a great weekend at the Gingerbread House! We were greeted by Joan who showed us around the house, gave us some baked treats and made us feel right at home. We had a room on the 3rd floor with a shared bath. The house is on Gurney Ave, which is a lovely street. Quiet, yet less than a block's walk from the beach. The house is beautifully decorated and meals were hearty. The bathrooms and rooms were kept very clean and our visit was a dream. We will return next year!

Stayed: August 2014, travelled with family
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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
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 40 B&Bs / Inns in Cape May
Price Range: £82 - £247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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 
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Also Known As:
Gingerbread House Hotel Cape May
Gingerbread House Cape May, New Jersey

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