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86% (43 member ratings)

The Beach Shack

Cape May, NJ
  • This beachfront hotel features one of Travel + Leisure's Top 10 Beach Bars in America
  • Family-friendly rooms with kitchenettes and free Wi-Fi
  • The hotel has a "vintage fresh" vibe and an outdoor pool and restaurant
  • Walk to Cape May's cafes, antique stores and taffy shops
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86% (43 member ratings)

3.8Value for Money


205 Beach Ave.
Cape May, NJ, 08204
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Deemed the “kicky kid brother” to its cousin Congress Hall (NJ Monthly), The Beach Shack is an oceanfront boutique motel. Its popular alfresco bar, The Rusty Nail, serves up cold beverages and seaside favorites such as oysters and fresh fish.

This vintage-fresh property is ideal for families, with several rooms accommodating many guests with separate sleeping areas and kitchenettes featuring refrigerators, microwaves and cupboards of essential utensils. Rent one of the many brightly colored cabanas that dot the beach, or enjoy the ocean breeze on the pool deck.

At the southernmost tip of New Jersey, Cape May is one of the oldest oceanside resort communities in the country. The charming town is filled with mini-golf courses, arcades, taffy shops, custard stands, antique stores and restaurants.


  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Nightlife / entertainment


  • 24-hour security

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Kitchenette in some rooms
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Internet access


  • Complimentary parking
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Standard check-in time: 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 25.


  • Standard checkout time: 12pm.

Children and additional guests

  • Children welcome when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request).
    Extra beds are not available. Cribs are not available.


  • No pets allowed.


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details

  • Saturdays require a  2 night minimum.


  • 205 Beach Ave.
  • Cape May, NJ, 08204
  • United States

Customer Service

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Tel: +44 (0) 20 3564 9000

M-F, 8am-9pm

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