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Mt. Vernon Motel

Beach Drive & First Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204
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#33 of 37 hotels in Cape May

Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travellers visiting Cape May, Mt. Vernon Motel is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its family-friendly environment and proximity to great restaurants and attractions, Mt. Vernon Motel makes it easy to enjoy the best of Cape May.

Rooms at Mt. Vernon Motel offer a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and air conditioning providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free wifi.

A pool will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to Mt. Vernon Motel, free parking is available.

While staying at Mt. Vernon Motel, visitors can check out The Stephen Smith House (0.7 mi) and The Colonial House (0.7 mi), some of Cape May's top attractions.

Travellers looking to enjoy some crab can head to The Lobster House, The Mad Batter, or George's Place. Otherwise, you may want to check out a cafe such as Coffee Tyme At The Beach, Magic Brain Cafe, or The Depot.

If you are interested in exploring Cape May, check out one of the history museums, such as Emlen Physick Estate and Historic Cold Spring Village.

Mt. Vernon Motel is sure to make your visit to Cape May one worth remembering.

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Beach Drive & First Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204
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Philadelphia Intl Airport108 kmSee all flights
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larayzn wrote a review Jun 2021
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania5 contributions1 helpful vote
The hotel was clean and well looked after, Staff were friendly and check in and out were very simple. It's pricey, but that's Cape May. Our only complaint was that even though the rooms are non smoking every room has an ash tray outside and lots of people were smoking on the deck. This is really annoying to those of us who do not smoke and are allergic to it, especially since the front window has a jalousie window that lets in all the smoke to the rooms. Also there was someone smoking a cigar at the beautiful pool - disgusting smell. We would definitely return to this hotel in the off season,
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Date of stay: June 2021
Ron S wrote a review May 2021
10 contributions2 helpful votes
Bring your own shampoo. No restaurant. However, right across the street from the beach, very reasonable rates, and very pleasant. We would absolutely stay here again. A short distance from the center of Cape May, but much quieter.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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B W wrote a review Sep 2020
Midlothian, Virginia1657 contributions218 helpful votes
Older motel but has been renovated. Small TV, softer mattress, very clean. We rented a room with fridge, coffee maker, toaster and microwave which is more expensive. Nice staff, good pool and right across the street from the beach. Comfortable walk to town. We spent just one night and it met our needs. Like all hotels you bring your own coffee and wear masks when going to the lobby.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PAJAY wrote a review Jul 2020
Auburn, PA350 contributions133 helpful votes
We have vacationed in Cape May for over 40 years, we've always loved the place and have been to this motel numerous times. After having been in OC Maryland in a hotel that was incredible, and about $75 a night less than the Mt. Vernon (we had an ocean front with balcony in OC), we won't be returning to the Mt Vernon. We walked into the room and it was 90+ degrees as the AC was off, not sure when it was on last. The room had a musty smell to it, but after running the AC a couple of hours, the smell went away. However, whenever the AC turned off, the smell came back. The room was ok, however I think it was the first hotel I've stayed at that didn't at least have a coffee maker in the room. TV was old, but it worked. Biggest turnoff were the number of people smoking in front of their rooms. I'm not sure about the smoking policy at other hotels in Cape May, but I think everyone that smoked stayed at this hotel. When you're not exposed to it much anymore, the smoking was annoying as we couldn't sit in front of our room due to it. Sorry Mt. Vernon, we won't be returning.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Milino2015 wrote a review Oct 2019
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania5 contributions10 helpful votes
Motel was spotless and in a great location. The cleaning people were thorough and friendly. The view from our room was amazing and they also have a sundeck on the second floor. Great clean Motel which I would recommend to friends, clients and family.
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Date of stay: September 2019
Room Tip: Second floor for good ocean view.
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Response from Kathy M, Manager at Mt. Vernon Motel
Responded 09 Oct 2019
We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the kind words and we hope to see you in the future.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mt. Vernon Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Mt. Vernon Motel?
Nearby attractions include South Cape May Meadows (0.6 km), Washington Street Mall (0.8 km), and Cape May Stage Professional Equity Theater (0.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Mt. Vernon Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Mt. Vernon Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
Is parking available at Mt. Vernon Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Mt. Vernon Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Westside Market, Cape May Peanut Butter Co., and Chill.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Mt. Vernon Motel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Mt. Vernon Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Historic Cold Spring Village (5.4 km), World War II Lookout Tower (3.3 km), and Sunset Beach Gifts (3.6 km).
Does Mt. Vernon Motel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Mt. Vernon Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.