For the perfect vacation, you’d want to head to Cape May, New Jersey. 

Known as America’s original seaside resort, it also has the largest collection of 19th-century framed buildings. 

If you’re looking for comfortable accommodation, Bed & Breakfasts are an excellent choice. 

Not only are they impeccably decorated, but you’ll also be treated to fantastic service, delicious breakfasts, and amazing furnishings. 

Here, we’ve curated a list of 13 of the best luxury B&Bs to get you started. 

From rooms with Victorian furnishings and antiques to views over the ocean and lavish buffet breakfasts, we’ve got you covered. 

1. Casablanca

For an extraordinary getaway, stay at the Casablanca. 

Situated only two blocks away from the beach and a short walk to Washington Square Mall, you’re in for a fantastic experience. 

Stay at Coco Rain – situated on the first floor with a plush king-sized bed, glowing gas fireplace, and spacious private bathroom.

The room is adorned in natural wood decor with elegant and sophisticated interiors. 

If you prefer to stay on the 2nd floor, Cape Jasmine is your room of choice. 

It’s one of the largest rooms in Casablanca and comes with a walk-in shower and all the amenities you could possibly need. 

As part of your stay, be treated to a delicious breakfast buffet every morning.

In the afternoon, have some afternoon tea on the porch or enjoy it in the common rooms or dining rooms at the hotel. 

  • Guest Rating: 9.7
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 709 COLUMBIA AVE, Cape May, NJ 08204, United States

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2. Inn At The Park – The Cottage

A quiet and comfortable stay awaits at Inn At The Park. 

Set in a serene neighborhood, you’ll be situated in the heart of the Washington Street area. 

The Lighthouse Room is great for families and comes with a king-sized bed and a twin trundle bed. 

For a room featuring Victorian furniture, there is the Captain’s Quarters that come with a stained glass window. 

After a day exploring the area, unwind in the claw-foot slipper tub in the room. 

Couples will love staying at the Bella Nicole Room as it has a skylight and cathedral ceiling. 

The bathroom features a two-person whirlpool that’s perfect for relaxing and unwinding in before bed. 

As part of your stay, you’ll be treated to gourmet breakfasts and have access to the hotel’s living and dining room. 

  • Guest Rating: 9.6
  • Address: 1002 Washington Street Cottage, Cape May, NJ 08204, United States

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3. The Harrison Inn

A romantic bed and breakfast built in 1867, you’ll have access to modern amenities with a distinctive Victorian charm. 

Couples looking for privacy will enjoy staying at the Summer Cottage.

Have a great night’s sleep in the king-sized bed, stay warm by the fireplace and unwind at the hot tub. 

During the warmer summer days, read or spend the evening stargazing in your own private garden. 

Wake up in the morning to a splendid breakfast at the grand dining room or enjoy it on the veranda. 

Each morning you’ll begin breakfast with a seasonal fruit salad followed by an entree. 

The hotel provides an afternoon tea if you’re feeling peckish. 

You may also use the hotel’s bicycles to explore the surrounding areas. 

  • Guest Rating: 9.5
  • Star Rating: 2 stars
  • Address: 613 Columbia Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204, United States

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4. The Mason Cottage Downtown

If you want a restful vacation away from the hustle and bustle of the city, The Mason Cottage Downtown has you covered. 

Built in 1871, the inn comes with lofty ceilings, full-length windows, and a sweeping veranda. 

The Warne Suite is the perfect romantic accommodation for couples. 

It comes with a hot tub, gas fireplace, and separate lounge area for complete relaxation. 

The Ware Rooms, on the other hand, get the best ocean breezes and are situated on the 2nd floor of the inn. 

Indulge in either a sweet or savory dish for breakfast that you can enjoy indoors or outdoors overlooking the gardens. 

Snacks and a selection of beverages are also provided at the inn throughout the day. 

  • Guest Rating: 9.5
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Address: 623 Columbia Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204, United States

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5. Luther Ogden Inn

The Luther Ogden Inn is just a short distance away from both the beach and The Washington Street Mall. 

While the inn only has four guest rooms, each of them come with either queen or king-sized beds. 

The Primrose Room comes with a seasonal electric fireplace, private bath with shower and is a great romantic retreat. 

The inn’s most popular room is the Hydrangea room with a comfortable king-sized bed and two large windows. 

During the warmer months, enjoy a delicious homemade breakfast on the inn’s wrap-around porch. 

You can spend the afternoon at the inn’s spacious living room that comes with built-in bookcases.

Additional amenities at the inn include complimentary onsite parking, access to a bike rack, and beach chairs. 

  • Guest Rating: 9.5
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Address: 815 Kearney Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204, United States

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6. The Hugh Boutique B&B

A unique and intimate experience awaits at The Hugh Boutique B&B. 

The bed and breakfast has a modern aesthetic and a cosmopolitan flair unlike any other. 

The King Plus room is suited to those looking for a lovely night’s stay. 

It features an ensuite bathroom with a claw foot tub and seating for two. 

If you’re traveling with children, the hotel’s Rose Room can be converted to a twin instead of a king-sized bed. 

Breakfast is served every morning at the hotel in the sun-dappled dining room. 

Each dish is made with sustainable ingredients sourced from local farms around the area. 

Then, head to the expansive patio for a cup of coffee or tea. 

If you’re feeling hungry in the afternoon, snacks are also served at the hotel. 

  • Guest Rating: 9.4
  • Address: 653 Washington Street, Cape May, NJ 08204, United States

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7. Bedford Inn

Originally built in 1883, the Bedford Inn now caters to those looking for a relaxing and romantic getaway. 

The Inn is located right near to the beach and the area’s many fine restaurants and shops. 

Each of the rooms offers delightful amenities such as stunning antiques and handpainted murals.

For a special stay, you’ve got to spend a night in Lucinda’s Suite. 

There are only two of these rooms at the Inn and it comes with a King-sized bed and cozy sitting area. 

Another great room is the Edward’s Room – the largest standard room at the inn. 

It has stunning windows with plenty of natural light, a private fireplace, and a luxurious bath. 

Breakfast is included as part of your stay – served buffet-style.

Afternoon refreshments are offered during the weekend and you’ll get to enjoy homemade cookies, fruit, and cheese.  

If you’d like to bring a pet with you, you’d be happy to know that pets are allowed off-season in Lucinda’s Suite. 

  • Guest Rating: 9.4
  • Star Rating: 2 stars
  • Address: 805 Stockton Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204, United States

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8. Southern Mansion

If you’ve always wanted to stay in a luxurious mansion, you can now do exactly that at the Southern Mansion. 

This opulent mansion is set on gorgeous award-winning gardens in Cape May’s historic district. 

Each of the bedrooms come with private bathrooms that have hand-painted tile showers. 

If you’d like, go ahead and reserve a room that comes with a claw foot tub. 

Original antique furniture is featured in each room for your personal enjoyment. 

A full gourmet breakfast is served every morning and you’ll get to indulge in a delicious buffet spread. 

During the summer, grab some beach chairs and towels before heading to the beach.

Otherwise, wander around the surrounding area and enjoy the lush greenery around the mansion. 

  • Guest Rating: 9.3
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 720 Washington Street, Cape May, NJ 08204, United States

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9. Angel of the Sea Bed and Breakfast

For world-class service and comfort, stay at Angel of the Sea Bed and Breakfast. 

There are 27 unique guest rooms for you to choose from at the B&B and all have a unique Victorian aesthetic. 

Couples will enjoy the Honeymoon King with its claw foot tub, spectacular views, and plush beds. 

During the winter, the room on the first floor comes with an electric fireplace to keep you toasty warm. 

Each morning you’ll be treated to an exclusive gourmet breakfast before you start your day. 

After a day out, return to the B&B for a complimentary glass of iced tea and a decadent selection of sweet treats. 

As a guest at the B&B, you’ll have complimentary access to beach chairs, bicycles, beach umbrellas, and beach towels for a fun day out in the sun. 

  • Guest Rating: 9.2
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 5 Trenton Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204, United States

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10. The Queen Victoria

This award-winning B&B is situated in a convenient location with plenty to explore. 

The larger premium rooms and suites at the hotel feature luxurious baths complete with relaxing whirlpool tubs.

Some also come with a gas-log fireplace to keep you warm during those frigid nights. 

Each room comes specially decorated with modern comfort and period antiques. 

A generous buffet breakfast can be enjoyed every morning at the hotel. 

You can choose where to have your breakfast from the social dining room to the garden dining area. 

The B&B serves a delectable afternoon tea with freshly made sweets and savories to enjoy.  

You’re sure to have an unforgettable stay in this incredible B&B. 

  • Guest Rating: 9.2
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Address: 102 Ocean Street , Cape May, NJ 08204, United States

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11. Henry Sawyer Inn

Always wanted to stay in an 1877 Victorian gable-roofed cottage-style home? 

You can at the Henry Sawyer Inn with its modern amenities and stunning furnishings. 

The Abigail Hughes Johnson Room is a great room to stay in and has plenty of natural light. 

There’s an 1840s armoire in the room and an antique white Victorian wicker seater grouping. 

For a spacious suite, the Jane Hughes Johnson Suite is a great choice with floral carpeting and a sitting room. 

Some rooms at the hotel come with a private veranda, whirlpool tub, or fireplace. 

Have a bountiful breakfast in the morning before heading out. 

Afternoon refreshments are then set up in the dining room and consists of home-baked items and snacks. 

If you fancy an evening beverage, the B&B also has drinks and sweet treats available. 

  • Guest Rating: 9.1
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 722 Columbia Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204, United States

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12. John Wesley Inn & Carriage House

This small operated B&B only has six rooms so you know that you’ll be in good hands. 

Location wise it’s close to the beach, and only a short distance away from a plethora of restaurants and shops. 

The Carraige House Apartment A comes with plenty of living space – two floors to be exact. 

Relax in the living room which opens to a private porch. 

You can also whip up your own meals in the fully-equipped kitchen before having a soak in the bath. 

Alternatively, opt for a stay at Carriage House Apartment B. 

It has a side porch, complete kitchen, private balcony, and a gorgeous spiral staircase. 

If you’re traveling as a family or with another couple, you’d be happy to know that both apartments can accommodate four people. 

  • Guest Rating: 9.1
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Address: 30 Gurney Street, Cape May, NJ 08204, United States

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13. Beauclaires Bed & Breakfast

Steps away from the beach and the historic district of Cape May is Beauclaires Bed & Breakfast. 

All guest rooms at the hotel come with private baths and Victorian-style furnishings. 

Tyler’s Room is a fantastic room to stay in and is one of the coziest at the B&B.

It’s adorned with an antique Queen-sized bed and has a sitting area with a garden view. 

If you fancy a suite, some of them come with whirlpool tubs that are great for couples. 

A delicious breakfast is served during your stay along with an afternoon tea. 

Feel free to have your meal at the B&B’s lemonade porch or in the cozy parlor. 

On certain days, the B&B has special wine and cheese events that are sure to tantalize your tastebuds. 

  • Guest Rating: 9.0
  • Star Rating: 3 stars
  • Address: 23 Ocean Street, Cape May, NJ 08204, United States

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FAQs

What’s the best Cape May B&B with a fireplace in room?


Most of the B&Bs in Cape May have rooms with a fireplace.

But we recommend Casablanca which is highly rated by guests.

Another top choice is the Luther Ogden Inn.

Which Cape May B&B offers the best breakfast?


The Southern Mansion offers the best breakfast.

Not only will you get to enjoy a special, but you’ll also get to indulge in a buffet serving freshly-baked muffins, fresh fruit, and more.

What’s the best Cape May B&B with a private hot tub in room?


All the rooms at Casablanca have hot tubs so this is definitely one of the best B&Bs for hot baths in Cape May.

What’s the best luxury Cape May B&B for romantic weekends?


Angel of the Sea Bed and Breakfast is a great option.

It has a special Honeymoon King room that will offer couples both comfort and privacy.

What’s the best luxury Cape May B&B for families with kids?


Inn At The Park is great for families.

It has a Lighthouse Room that comes with a king-sized bed, twin beds and plenty of amenities.

What’s the best pet-friendly Cape May B&B?


Bedford Inn is the only Cape May B&B that allows pets during the off-season in Lucinda’s suite.

While Southern Mansion permits service dogs.

All other B&Bs in Cape May are not pet-friendly.

Summary

Cape May B&BsRatings
Casablanca9.7
Inn At The Park – The Cottage9.6
The Harrison Inn9.5
The Mason Cottage Downtown9.5
Luther Ogden Inn9.5
The Hugh Boutique B&B9.4
Bedford Inn9.4
Southern Mansion9.3
Angel of the Sea Bed and Breakfast9.2
The Queen Victoria9.2
Henry Sawyer Inn9.1
John Wesley Inn & Carriage House9.1
Beauclaires Bed & Breakfast9.0

Karmy
I love travelling because I get to immerse myself in new cultures, try different foods and meet different people. I'm currently residing in Melbourne, Australia and have travelled to all of the continents except for South America and Antarctica.