The staff was great. Maid service was excellent. Good location. Every room has ocean view. Downtown within easy walking distance.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
An average quality hotel with a great location and views. Overall, we were very satisfied.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Very pleasant stay"
When I arrived at my door I was very disappointed .The door was rusty and showed signs of a poorly done repair. The room was clean and nicely furnished. I was very pleased. The breakfast buffet was tasty and bountiful. I would stay there again.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Our stay was good, clean rooms hotel exterior could use painting and dining room could use a make over.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice relaxing stay"
The room was clean and comefortable. The location is fantastic. We had an ocean view and were within walking distance ( 3 blocks) of the walking mall and all the main restaurants.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"location was great, but....."
The location was great., but the hotel really showed is age. Room was damp and had damp musty smell whether we had door open, or air on. Couch felt damp. Carpet felt damp and I didn't really want to walk on it. It may have helped if there was tile instead of carpet.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice location right across from the beach"
This was a great experience. The hotel is right at the beach, the staff is friendly and accommodating, the room had everything that we needed, and the free breakfast buffet was fantastic!!Genuine Expedia guest review
Perfect for friend getaway. The suite was perfect for four including overall space, sleeping arrangements and the kitchen with refrigerator. We were able to walk everywhere, which was exactly what we all wanted.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Very noisy after 1AM!"
We have stayed at the Marquis De Lafayette many times over the years without a problem. This was the first time in June and we did not sleep well at all! The first night it was well inebriated guest load talking and occasional shouting into the early morning hours. The second night it was skate boarding and maintenance work after 1AM. We realize that […] the people above us were locked out of their room by a key failure and the lock had to be hammered off, but their was excessive tool dropping, floor scrapping and and shooting that was over the top! We will not go back there again! Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"First time at the hotel"
The area was great the staff was amazing. The rooms are nice... The vents had dirt and dust in them... Was a lot...beds were clean... The included breakfast was completely amazing... Service was great... Keep in mind this is a really old hotel not on of the newer ones....so don't think your staying In a brand new place... It's a classy hotel just very […] old Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"great hotel amenities, ocean front, clean"
we were revisiting cape may after 8 years and chose to stay in the same hotel by the beach. the hotel has all required amenities, is by the beach and close to downtown. this time we went with family. convenient laundry, housekeeping calls, hot breakfast daily at the onsite restaurant and friendly and helpful staff. the suites would stay a family of […] 4 comfortably. rooms and bathrooms were clean. full kitchenette was available along with cutlery and for those who like the convenience of a keurig machine they had them in the room. laundry chutes for dirty linen not accumulating in the room. we would stay at the same hotel if we visit again. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Loved it can't wait to go backGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"hotel de Lafayette"
Friendly and courteous staff also they are knowledgeable on all details.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Requested a king size bed and got 2 twins instead"
Very disappointed. Requested a king size bed and got 2 twins instead. Not happy about that since I was spending a lot of money for 2 nights. Will never go back there again. Hotel needs lots of updating and repairs. And I will never use Expedia ever again either. Very bad experience altogether.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Cape May beachfront"
Best complementary breakfast I ever had! Located on the beach with access to many shops and restaurants within walking distance. Pet and kid friendly. Balconies facing the ocean. Staff was superb. The only negative was that the larger tv was not in bedroom. Tony the bartender (on weekends) made amazing drinks and was hilarious! I had such an amazing […] time here and will definitely be back this year (I hope)! Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Opposite the Beach"
The Standard Room was lovely, with a small porch overlooking the ocean on Beach Avenue. Slightly loud on a Saturday nite with revelers on street and in next room. Breakfast was ample with many selections, and included in room price. The bad part was dealing with the daytime Front Desk Hostess and the Daytime Manager, who were like "evil twins", refusing […] to let us see various available rooms, insisting we had to have the one assigned to us. Our assigned room was opposite the noisy hotel kitchen fan and near the icemaker. The response we received to our complaint was that we could not be moved, they were booked. Later that day, we approached the afternoon/evening General Manager with our concerns, who quickly checked the computer and was happy to move us to another room just down the hall. All four days of our stay, the Vacancy Sign remained on. AND the daytime staff avoiding meeting our eyes. Poor form, indeed. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
The rooms were very outdated. I expected a nicer room, especially for the price. There are not enough outlets at all. They do give a free breakfast which was very good. Will not stay there again.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
I got stuck after missing the ferry. The manager upgraded my room to a suite and recommended a wonderful restaurant/pub just down the street. Definitely see another stay there in the future.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
The staff here is one of the most friendliest and welcoming staff. The hotel itself is rich in history- some reviews say it's a bit "dated", but we didn't mind at all- it was actually a nice change of pace and felt homey. Right across the street from the beach- the balcony rocking chairs were very comfortable and the view is superb. Close to shops and […] restaurants. We stayed in the Cape May Suite and was perfect for my husband and I and our two girls. Breakfast came with our stay and the Sunday brunch is nice- nothing fancy but lots of choices. It was an off season stay so it was quiet an relaxing. My daughter and I spent time on the 4th floor family room and we played checkers and read books. Great view of the Inn of Cape May from that room. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"What a WONDERFUL WEEKEND EXPERIENCE!!!"
I had a wonderful time in a very nice, clean hotel and it was truly a great time, I walked the little shopping area at Washington Square and did a little shopping. I went to the Irish Store which is always a treat and then we had dinner at my favorite spot in the area which is the Lobster House. On Sunday we had breakfast and went back to Washington […] Square for a little while so that we could have a nice lunch at the Ugly Mug. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Good location but outdated furnishings"
Prime location middle of Promenade, great beach view. Room itself was out of the '70's. Heater was too hot even set on low. Turned off and on overnight to get room ok temp.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
just stayed overnightGenuine Expedia guest review
"A good stay"
The hotel is in an excellent location across from the ocean and we had a great view of the ocean from our balcony. The room was very clean and had a nice well stocked kitchenette with dishes, pots, pans, flatware, coffee pot, etc. Bathroom was very clean and had sufficient towels and toiletries. Was hard to get belongings upstairs though because there […] is no ramp and only one entrance is accessible to the elevator. The restaurant staff service was not that attentive, but could have been short staffed due to the Christmas holiday. Free breakfast was a good perk. Would re-book here again. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
This hotel is a dated building that is in need of some upgrades. Just some unusual things about the suite we stayed in- the ceiling fans were not in the center of the room, which was weird...the paint job in the bathroom did not cover up the old Pink paint that used to be there...the entry door had a horrible paint job on it. The rooms have cheap drop […] down "office style" ceilings. Having said all of this, I would still probably stay here again, as long as the price was right. We got an average deal, made better by the excellent free breakfast buffet, which had good hot foods, plus they also would make omelet's, French toast and pancakes. The omelet's are awesome. Staff was very nice, location is pretty much the best you can get in Cape May, across the street from the ocean and easy walking distance to the Washington Street mall. Just don't get too excited about arriving to a better than average room, because these are fairly average. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
We loved our stay at the Marquis. The room was nice, the veiw was great & the breakfast was delicious ! Perfect !!!!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Cape May visit"
It was comfortable, the food was tasty and the location ideal.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"A good dog-friendly hotel at the beach"
The only dog-friendly hotel we could find in Cape May. Great location and very friendly and accomdating staff. Very good full breakfast included. Get at least a mini-suite or you will be claustrophobic in the room. The bedroom furnishings were nice. The living area furnishings were shabby and mismatched. Odd and inconvenient requirement of a $100 cash […] deposit as well as a $25 per night dog charge. Still we would probably return if traveling there with our dog. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Everything was good. The room was clean, the balcony and views were awesome, the kitchenette with small refrig microwave, coffee maker plates glasses utensils pots and pans was a nice touch. So the decor is a bit French Provincial over the top, it doesn't matter The room is clean, the bathroom has everything you want including good toiletries, the staff […] was very nice and the breakfast buffet, included in my expedia rate, was top notch. We had a suite with separate living room with a door you can close, we paid about $155 with tax on a late november weekend. Fancy? No but it was the best deal in Cape May on this particular weekend. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Close to Washington Street and beach."
Room was clean. Nice view of sea. Breakfast a nice surprise.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Very well situated, right on the ocean"
Really good hotel; we would certainly return. They can accomodate pets!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"great view, close to lots of places we wanted"
Enjoyed it immensely. Didn't realize a full breakfast was included. I'd like to see that extra available as a set amount of money off any meal at the Pub restaurant.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"miserable front desk grump"
The elderly grump at the front desk should be forced to take a course in customer relations, or retire! when we checked in at about 1 pm she informed us our room wasn't ready and she would call us on our cell when it was. We went for lunch and decided to check at the desk about our room since we had wanted to change into warmer clothes and take in the […] sights. Ms. Miserable informed us check in was at 4 pm . We took it on our own to change in the restrooms . She did not offer any explanation she did not direct us to the restrooms or any other areas we could possibility change our clothes in. 8 minutes after we left she called to say our room was ready. She could have checked on the room before we left, and she could have also told us about the breakfast buffet that was included which I found out about on my own when I went for coffee the next morning when the buffet was almost over. Overall the room was just ok for the price considering the off season rate of 200 per night. Looking at the in season rate of 500 a night and Ms. Miserable at the front desk I don't see how anybody would choose this place anytime during the year! Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"OK Hotel close to the beach and mall"
The hotel appears somewhat quaint, but is really dated. The furniture is uncomfortable and the front door stuck to the point that it had to be opened or closed by pushing one's shoulder into it like a football player. The alarm clock did not work and although the front desk promised a wake-up call, none was ever made.Genuine Expedia guest review
Its hard to say about this hotel. First, we called early for a crib, was told it would be waiting in our room, but we have to pay 50.00 extra dollars for it. Thats a lot ! I thought, but worth the convenience. (Never stayed in a hotel that charged for a crib before) We arrive to the hotel tired at 10:00pm, and was told that there was no crib. They forgot […] to "order it from their supplier," and that if we can get it at all it will take an hour (an hour with a sleeping baby requires some on the go thinking...we did it). Front desk very rude about situation, like its somehow our fault, even though they had it right there that we ordered the crib. Crib came and two staff members put it together in a very nice and friendly way. The room itself. Strange....nice fixtures in bath a kitchen. recently redone. Old furniture, nothing to complain about. Dirty floors, they did not vacuum even though there is obviously sand from the beach. What makes it strange was that they had all of these staff on hand, like they are some kind of 5 star hotel, but overall maintenance and condition of the hotel is 2 stars. Why not put some of the money for staff into doing some kind of renovation and structural maintenance. Very close to the beach, wonderful view, GREAT beach. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Nice hotel close to the beach."
Great 3-day weekend with my 3 children (15, 12 and 9 years old). Nice outdoor pool. Comfortable beds. Microwave and fridge are nice touch. Every room has an ocean view. Great location. Restaurants, arcade, mini-golf are all easy 1-4 blocks walking distance. Would absolutely stay here again.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Way overdue for a renovation but great location!"
Hotel is like traveling back in time...kinda! Victorian era decor is very tired with worn carpeting and furniture. That said, they do keep the place clean and the location is amazing providing stunning views of the Atlantic. Would not return because it is just not our style.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"A little disappointing"
The hotel was ideally located and the staff was very polite. A good buffet breakfast was included in the rate and they even had an omelet station. The hotel had a small exercise room which was nice and never crowded. However, the rooms were a bit dingy with poor lighting and they had a musty smell. I've stayed there twice and found this to be the case […] twice. On the first visit the climate control was central and wonderful so I overlooked the negatives. On this last visit I had individual a/c units in the bedroom and the living room which caused the temperature to fluctuate too much. I wouldn't stay there again. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice Beach front Hotel"
It was fabulous,....clean, on the beach, nice staff, delicious breakfasts, close to Washington Mall. Great pool. What more could you ask for? I would recommend this hotel to anyone and certainly plan to return next year for a longer stay.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Making Memories With My Family"
Loved getting up early and having coffee on the balcony. Exploring the beach early in the morning with my grandson and later having a great breakfast at the hotel with my family. Spent hours on the beach during the day, shopping after supper and relaxing. We enjoyed the the Cape May Zoo, Lighthouse and saw a great sunset. We even found our favorite […] stores near by. We will be planning another stay at this hotel. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Our stay at this hotel was very nice but as I said in the first review the cost was expensive. We have stayed at other places in Cape May and they were just as nice but less than half the cost.Genuine Expedia guest review
"A Summer Place"
The hotel was lovely and the staff was very helpful. We went during the spring break in April. I guess they were getting ready for the summer because they were painting and doing construction which made it hard to sleep in the morning. The restaurant and bar were closed which was also disappointing. I guess it's really a summer placeGenuine Expedia guest review
"You can do better - Low Quality - High Expense"
Hotel was OK. Mediocre at best. Many things in our room didn't work - ceiling fan, tv remote, alarm clock, etc. I didn't spend much time in the room, as we went to Cape May for the atmosphere. It just showed that the staff, while polite, didn't care about providing good service. Walls were paper thin. You hear everything in that goes on in the rooms […] beside and above you...EVERYTHING. I will go back to Cape May, but I won't stay here again. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Staff friendly & helpful. Great accommodations - very happy overall!!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Time for a facelift!"
Our room was dark and dreary. Beds were ok but it hasn't been updated in 20 years.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Fabulous Beach Vacation"
The hotel is in an excellent location convenient to just about everything that we wanted to take in, from the beach (view of ocean) to the historic sites to dining. Loved it. This was my first trip to Cape May although many years ago my family and I frequented the Wildwood resorts.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Great location. Easy to get to everything. Hotel is a little run down. It's hard to get to your room if you are on the upper floors. Breakfast buffet is really good. We stayed in a suite which had a nice kitchenette. Rooms don't have many drawers for storage. Overall it was fine - practical.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
The first person we encountered at the front desk was very brusk and rude. It doesn't cost any more to be courteous. I asked her if our room was ready at one point after the initial contact - and all she said was "Did you get a phone call?" Would it have been any more difficult to say ,"I'm sorry, we're working on it. We'll get back to you soon."? Also […] the room was much smaller than we were lead to believe. There were 5 of us and were told the room could accommodate us, it's true we fit - but it was very small. If we choose to go to Cape May again - we won't be staying at the Marquis deLafayette. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Can't go wrong with this one"
Great hotel in an outstanding location. Very close proximity to beach, shipping, etc. No need for a car. Pet-friendly rooms on the first floor, so reserve something on an upper floor if you get annoyed by the occasional dog yapping.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Great hotel possibly the best location in Cape May"
Wonderful experience, courteous and helpful staff, room is very clean and well appointed, if a bit on the small side. If not for the "release" you are asked to sign when checking in, I would give it a rating of 5. The "release states that the guest assumes responsibility for " missing items". I asked what sort of missing items and the desk clerk responded, […] "things like a lamp or a table" Of course I had to ask how in the world would I know if a lamp was missing, and the response was just a nervous laugh!! OK, I signed the silly thing and so far nothing has been charged to my credit card !!!! Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
We ha great time. The view was wonderful. The best part was sitting on our balcony and watching the ocean. We were close to everything.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
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