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Beauclaires Bed & Breakfast Inn

23 Ocean St , Cape May, NJ 08204 USA (Show map)

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Beauclaire's is a renowned Victorian style Bed & Breakfast open all year located in the historic district in Cape May, New Jersey. Just a half block from the beautiful Cape May beaches, and two blocks from the center of town where you can enjoy antique shopping, gourmet dining, and historic Cape May tours. All of our romantic guest rooms have private baths, air conditioning and are decorated with period antiques in the Victorian style and tradition of an historic Cape May bed and breakfast.



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  • Guest room4.3
  • Service4.4
  • Value4.1
  • Cleanliness4.3
  • Onsite Dining4.0

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4.4 on February 15, 2015

Joanne is the perfect host. I can not wait to return in the summer time. Parking on site will be a plus.

Wonderful stay

4.8 on January 04, 2015

I would absolutely recommend a stay here and go back when I get a chance


5 on December 11, 2014

Joe was the best! We had a great stay. The personal service and the rooms were amazing. The breakfast was truly a home cooked experience we will never forget. Will definitely recommend and be back ourselves!

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4.6 on October 09, 2014

Had a great time, food was yummy and the owners were wonderful, ty!

Great time

4.8 on October 01, 2014

Very clean Great service Good food Great guests

Nice place to stay

4.0 on September 17, 2014

Beauclaires B&B is in a great location where it is close to the beach and the shops downtown. The rooms were very nice and clean. Our room was the Beaculaire Suite that had the main bed and a small day bed; however, the day bed was very uncomfortable. The main bed just got a new pillowtop mattress, so that seemed to be comfortable. We stayed for two nights and the breakfast that Joe served each morning was delicious. He even went out of his way to find me flavored creamer for my coffee, which was very nice of him. The porch swing is wonderful and you can see part of the ocean from it. Very relaxing overall.

Great location, but that's it

2.6 on September 03, 2014

This B & B is walking distance from the beach, restaurants and theater. Service was minimal. Over-priced for the experience we had.

Amazing B&B

4.8 on May 18, 2014

Beautiful B&B!!!! We had an amazing time in Cape May and Beauclaires!

Well worth a return visit.

5 on May 11, 2014

Conveniently located in the heart of Cape May and within easy walking distance of several excellent restaurants, Beauclaires is definitely worth a return visit. Charming architecture and very friendly owner on premises.

What a wonderful stay

5 on March 30, 2014

Could not have asked for a better 3 days, then the getaway we spent at Beauclaires. The house was lovely. Steps from the beach, in the middle of the historic district, clean, elegant. Simply charming. Our host, Joe was the best. Laid back and easy going, and his breakfasts were to die for! We will be back on our next visit to Cape May!

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Rooms & Rates

Haley's Cottage

Enough windows, with ocean views, to hear the surf or glimpse the horse and carriages as they pass by. Haleys Cottage has a private sitting area with ocean and downtown views of Cape May. A large marble dresser, king size mermaid antique bed, fireplace, antique trunk and private bath with original claw foot tub complete this master bedroom.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $125 - $260

Nightly Rate: $125 - $260

Nan & Opa's Room

If you love art then this is the room for you. Artists proofs, dated 1909, flank the Victorian queen bed, the signed Icart prints and marble dresser. Private bath with shower. This quaint room includes a small sitting area with windows that overlook the beautiful town. A perfectly decorated room for a quiet, romantic getaway.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $115 - $235

Nightly Rate: $115 - $235

Tyler's Room

Soft antique wall lighting gives this bedroom a warm glow. A comfortable antique queen bed keeps company with a marble top dresser. A new modern bath with shower makes it perfect for a weekend get away or longer stay. Tylers room has a small sitting area by the windows to sit and enjoy beautiful views of cape may or to relax and read a book and take in the cool summer breeze.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $115 - $235

Nightly Rate: $115 - $235

Ryan's Chambers

Dormer ceilings give this third floor room a cozy feeling and wicker and brass gives it a country flair. Ryans Chambers has its own private bath with shower as well as windows with wonderful garden views.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $95 - $195

Nightly Rate: $95 - $195

Brandon's Quarters

Brandons Quarters has its own private bath with shower, pot belly fireplace, a large king size bed as well as windows with wonderful ocean and downtown views. Dormer ceilings give this third floor room a cozy feeling which is decorated in wicker.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $105 - $210

Nightly Rate: $105 - $210

Beauclaire's Suite

This suite is ideal for guests who enjoy modern amenities. Located on the second floor at "the end of the hallway" providing the ultimate privacy. The suite is decorated in a warm French country style. Enjoy our only customized queen size bed. The room is equipped with a daybed for the extra guest as well as three individual closets.

The room is also equipped with fireplace, and 20 inch television with a DVD/VCR player. For your convenience a small refrigerator is available. The bathroom is furnished with whirlpool tub and shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $125 - $260

Nightly Rate: $125 - $260


Location Type

Vista oceano


Philadelphia, PA (PHL) 65 miles

Directions to property:

Garden State Parkway south to very end. Follow signs to Rte 109 south. Continue for approx. 2 miles. (Rte. 109 becomes Lafayette St). Turn left on Ocean St. Follow to 23 Ocean Street, Inn is on the left hand side.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Movie Theater, Nature area, Ocean, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Religious Services, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Computer, Copier, Desk, Fax Machine, Library, Parking, Private entrance, Telephone, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wired internet , Off-street Parking, Internet/Fax, Afternoon Refreshments & Snacks, Beach Chairs, Ocean View Rooms, Late check-out

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Hiking trails, Cape May Zoo, Jazz Festival, Victorian Week, Christmas Victorian House Tours, Lighthouse, Antique shopping, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 2:00 - 5:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Smoking limited to porch and garden areas
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights on weekends,3 nights Jul, Aug. and Holiday weekends
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Confirmed reservations require a 50% deposit. The balance and tax is due upon check-in. Full advance payment is required for a one-night reservation.
  • Cancellations: We must be notified 21 days in advance if a reservation is to be cancelled, shortened, or changed. A credit towards a future stay, good for one year will be issued ONLY if we are able to rerent the vacancy for the entire length of reservation, less a $30.00 service charge. Any cancellation received within 72 hours of your scheduled arrival time will not be refunded.



Joe Giovanetti

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  • Time Served: 9:00am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


23 Ocean St , Cape May, NJ 08204 USA (Show map)

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