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Gingerbread House

28 Gurney Street , Cape May, NJ 08204 USA (Show map)
47 Reviews
$105 - $330
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Built in 1869, the Gingerbread House is one of the eight Stockton Row Cottages situated in the historic District that has been meticulously and elegantly restored. This charming Victorian house is loaded with gingerbread woodwork, incorporating the innkeeper's talents and craftsmanship. His creations include the double entrance doors of teakwood with beveled glass and upgraded bathrooms of teakwood and corian counters. Victorian furnishings, lace curtains, period wallpapers, original Cape May watercolors by Fred's mother, award-winning photographs and classical music provide a lovely atmosphere with friendly service and attention to detail. Breakfast, afternoon tea, beach tags, fireplace, private and share bathrooms and wicker-filled guest veranda. = Block from the beach and walking distance to restaurants and shopping.



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Services4.9
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness5.0
  • Dining4.5

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A quaint and friendly place to stay! A wonderful breakfast too!!!

5 on December 28, 2013

Enjoyed our stay very much! In walking distance to all! The hosts were friendly snd the place was cozy and clean! Will return!

A Bed & Breakfast with style and class

4.2 on September 30, 2013

We found the staff friendly and very helpful in finding local attractions. The breakfasts were delightful and the afternoon treats very nice.

Totally worth it!

4.4 on September 12, 2013

A true escape. Joan and Fred are wonderful hosts. We can't wait to return!

Like a home away from home. Only cleaner!

5 on August 08, 2013

Joan and Fred are warm, kind, wonderful hosts. They have made Cape May a family favorite of our family for the past 12 years. Location of the house and the beautiful surroundings make you want to stay longer. K. Smith

Gingerbread House - Cape May, NJ

4.2 on June 25, 2013

The location was great! Nice people and the house was beautifully decorated!

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Location Type

1/2 block from the beach, 2 blocks from shopping, restuarants & attractions, Beachside, Oceanside, Small town


Philadelphia, PA (PHL) 85 miles

Directions to property:

Upon leaving the airport, take I95 North to the exit for the Walt Whitman Bridge. Cross the bridge, then Atlantic City expressway until exit 7s. Follow the Garden State Parkway south to exit 0. Follow the road into Cape May to Madison Ave., turn left. Turn right onto Columbia Ave until you reach Gurney St - turn left. Third house on the right.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Cape May Bird Observatory, Various Bird Walks, Historic House Tours, Ocean Sports, Cape May Pt. Lighthouse, Hiking Trails, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo, Bicycle rental, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Video Arcade, Water sports

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, In-room internet, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Telephone , Hallway Refrigerator, beach chairs, shower amenities, beach towels, 300' from the beach, 2 blocks from shopping, historical attractions, & restaurants

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Ceiling fans, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Video Arcade, Water sports

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  • Check In:: Noon-9 pm
  • Check Out:: 10:00am
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: Yes
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Over 5 and well-behaved
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Weekends & Holidays
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% of entire stay
  • Cancellations: Weekends, non-refundable. Mid-week refundable if entire reservations can be re-booked, less $30 handling fee



Fred & Joan Echevarria

Languages spoken


About the innkeepers

Very talented innkeepers-woodworking, metal work, photography, gardening, birding, fishing, biking

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  • Time Served: 8:30am-10:00am
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Signature Dish

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes
Very light lemon flavored pancakes served with a homemade blueberry sauce or maple syrup. Additionally, there is homemade granola cearel,yogurts, plenty of fresh juice, coffee and tea, homemade coffee cake, muffins or cinnamon buns and fresh fruit


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28 Gurney Street , Cape May, NJ 08204 USA (Show map)

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