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The Queen Victoria

102 Ocean Street , Cape May, NJ 08204 USA (Show map)

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The Queen Victoria is Cape May's PREMIER bed and breakfast. Located 1 block from the beach in the heart of historic Cape May, The Queen Victoria's 4 Victorian era buildings and 35 guest rooms offer the perfect combination of privacy, social opportunities, modern comforts and historic charm.

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Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.7

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The Queen Victoria is a Gem

5 on May 02, 2015

The Queen Victoria takes one back in time to gentility, beauty, and warm a hospitality with a backdrop of sea and sun. From providing an exquisite breakfast to presenting a lovely afternoon tea, your hosts Doug and Anna Marie will make you feel as if you are their personal guests. Charming rooms to keep you cozy, outdoor rockers to take in the scenery, bicycles for an afternoon ride, chairs and towels for the beach--the inn has it all. I have returned to the Inn recently for my third stay and have been as delighted with my visit as my first. The Queen Victoria is a gem. Robin


The Best! Last visit 3/20-21/2015

5 on April 07, 2015

I've stayed at several B&B's in Cape May but will only stay at the Queen Victoria from now on. They are by far the most accommodating and friendliest around. They exceed all expectations of good service. They remember food allergies, birthdays and even give beautiful little gifts just for returning. Plus the rooms are tasteful, clean and full of interesting historical tidbits. As for the food....Yum. There is plenty, and it's always wonderful. Even the picky eater will go away happy. Trust me, I live with one.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks so much for taking the time to post this review. I'm so pleased that you've enjoyed your stays at The Queen Victoria so much. We're proud to be your "Go To" Cape May destination. Doug


A wonderful time

5 on March 18, 2015

We had a wonderful time at this beautiful bed and breakfast. The room was very clean and everyone made us feel welcome. The breakfasts were something to look forward too. I'm excited about my next visit to the Queen Victoria.

Innkeeper Response
I'm glad you had such at great time at The Queen Victoria. We try pretty hard to make everyone feel welcome, which they are, of course. We're thrilled to have you! We're excited about your next visit too! I hope it is soon.


You won't be disappointed!

4.8 on January 10, 2015

We recently celebrated our anniversary at the Queen Victoria and can't wait to return. There is truly a feeling of warmth and comfort from the time you step into this beautiful Inn. Doug and Anna Marie have so carefully thought of so many details that make this place special, and the location is perfect for walking most anywhere once you arrive. Give it a try, and you won't be disappointed.

Innkeeper Response
Great review. Thanks so much for the review and for choosing The Queen Victoria to celebrate your anniversary. Doug


Queen Victoria

4.6 on January 10, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Queen Victoria. Doug and Anna Marie were outstanding hosts.they surprised my wife with birthday balloons and a painting . They welcome us back with a small gift of their own soaps . The breakfast food and afternoon teas were top notch Anna Marie was a great conversationalist and was very knowledgeable of what was still open food wise as well as places to visit. They left the Christmas decorations up a little longer for everyone to enjoy, which made my wife very happy ! The bed was made in the morning while we ate and then turned down for bed at night. All nice little touches. We will not hesitate to visit again . Thank you !

Innkeeper Response
Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a nice, and thoughtful review. I'm glad that you enjoyed your return visit to The Queen Victoria. We're honored that you chose us for your Birthday celebration destination. I'm glad you enjoyed the Christmas decorations. Christmas is so beautiful in Cape May that we like to stretch it out a little bit.


Queen Victoria Stay

5 on November 17, 2014

Highly recommend. Within walking distance to shopping, food, and beach. Owners made you feel so comfortable. They take the extra step , with many thoughtful details, to make it an enjoyable stay.


Our stay at the Queen Victoria B&B in Cape May, N.J.

5 on November 06, 2014

Excellent B&B. My wife and I very highly recommend. Excellent- comfortable, relaxing, friendly, efficient, very, very clean, close to shopping and dining. We very highly recommend. Carolyn and Bob

Innkeeper Response
Thanks so much for your review. We truly appreciate you taking the time to share your feelings about The Queen Victoria. We're so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. I hope we'll have the pleasure of your company again soon.


Another wonderful experience at Queen Victoria

5 on October 29, 2014

My husband and I celebrated another wedding anniversary at the Queen Victoria. The owners make you feel so welcome, like part of the family. The staff is all so pleasant and everyone provides excellent customer service. The food is always great---breakfast and the sweet and savory snacks at tea time. We have stayed many times and this is the best bed and breakfast that I have ever stayed at. They think of everything from bath beads to bicycles and beach chairs. The location can't be beat either---between the ocean and the commons (Washington St. Mall). We already have a return trip in December booked. We can't wait to be pampered again!

Innkeeper Response
Thanks so much. Anna Marie and I are very pleased that you've selected The Queen Victoria as your anniversary celebration destination. We're also glad that you feel so welcome here. You certainly are! I hope we get to see you again soon (you don't have to wait for your anniversary!)


35th Wedding anniversary

5 on September 20, 2014

My husband and I celebrated our 35th wedding Anniversary at the Queen Victoria on September 8th. I always wanted to stay at a bed and breakfast in Cape May NJ, and fortunately picked the most beautiful one there. It was an outstanding experience!! Our wonderfully decorated room had a small deck with an ocean view,The delicious breakfast was served in an ornate dining room by a most courteous and friendly staff. And we looked for to tea time every afternoon,where we gathered around with people from all parts of the country, and shared with each other conversation and most importantly , the tasty deserts offered that day,. And most importantly the owners Anna Marie and Doug made us feel relaxed and welcomed. Thank you for a great experience and cant wait till we go back again!

Innkeeper Response
I'm very happy that your 35th Anniversary celebration at The Queen Victoria was such a wonderful experience for you. We're always honored and thrilled when people choose to celebrate the special moments in their life at our inn. The balcony rooms in our "House of Royals" building are great places to enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning, or perhaps a glass of wine in the evening as you gaze down at the ocean. Tea time is always enjoyable, I'm glad that you thought so too. I hope that your wait until your next visit won't be a long one!


Best B&B in Cape May!

5 on August 31, 2014

The Queen Victoria in Cape May is the B&B that all others in the tourism industry should use as their benchmark. The rooms at the Queen are a delight; clean, comfortable, and beautifully decorated with vintage pieces, reflective of the Victorian time in history. Each one is unique and we love to try a different room each visit. The breakfasts are delicious and tea is not to be missed. It is the best in Cape May! Very centrally located, the Queen Victoria is a short one block walk to the beach, two blocks to the shopping mall and a quick walk to many wonderful restaurants. As a matter of fact, once you park your car you really don't need to use it since everything is near by. At the heart of this B&B are the owners and staff of the QV. Always pleasant, helpful and available, their attention to detail is amazing. They work seamlessly to make your stay perfect in every way. We can't wait to go back for our next visit!

Innkeeper Response
I love the title of this review. I'm so glad you feel that way. Cleanliness is incredibly important to us, and we focus an enormous amount of energy and time making sure that our staff are keeping up the standards we've set for ourselves. It sounds like you've been "sleeping around" (an old innkeeper joke)the inn, trying out lots of rooms. Each one has its own charms and character, as you've no doubt discovered. Thanks so much for this review and for your loyal patronage of The Queen Victoria.


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Rooms & Rates

Large Standard Room

Large Standard room with queen size bed, individual climate control, private bath with tub and/or shower, color television with DVD, in room refrigerator, antique furniture, wireless internet, turndown service. Check in time is 2 PM -10 PM and Check out time is 11 am.

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

Nightly Rate: $160 - $285

Nightly Rate: $160 - $285

Standard Room

Standard Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath

Petite Std OceanView Room

Petite Standard rooms are cozy, comfortable, and provide delightful amenities like a private bathroom with hydro-massage shower and windows with spectacular ocean and sunrise views.

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

Nightly Rate: $140 - $250

Nightly Rate: $140 - $250

Std Ocean View Balcony Rm

Std Ocean View Balcony Rm

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

Lg Std Ocean View Balcony

Lg Std Ocean View Balcony Room

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

Large Premium Room

Large premium rooms give you the best in comfort at this top-rated Cape May bed and breakfast. Rooms may include private balconies, whirlpool tubs, TVs with DVD players, and more.

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

Nightly Rate: $175 - $300

Nightly Rate: $175 - $300

Small Suite

Small Suite

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Large Suite

For the ultimate in luxury, amenities, and relaxation choose a large suite at The Queen Victoria. Delight in your private accommodations with sitting room, massaging shower, pantry, Bose sound system, and more.

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

Nightly Rate: $310 - $440

Nightly Rate: $310 - $440

Crown Jewel Suite

Crown Jewel Suite features all the bells and whistles for your special stay. Enjoy the sitting area in the private Library Room, the glass shower with dual massaging shower heads, and second story sleeping loft.

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

Nightly Rate: $310 - $440

Nightly Rate: $310 - $440

Queen Victoria

A spacious, showcase room with 11 1/2 foot ceilings and large bay window sitting area. A guest favorite with direct access to the front porch.

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

Nightly Rate: $175 - $300

Nightly Rate: $175 - $300

Buckingham

A large standard room located on the third floor with cozy antiques, a marble top dresser, and great views of Cape May out the windows. The large bathroom features a two-head shower.

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

Nightly Rate: $160 - $285

Prince of Wales

A large standard room on the second floor. The property's most popular room due to its stunning views of Cape May from the large bay window sitting area and the inn's only claw foot tub.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $160 - $285

Nightly Rate: $160 - $285

Windsor

A large standard room on the third floor of the main building with the appeal of quiet, private space and great views of Cape May. Three of the four walls in this room have beautiful windows that let in the warm light as you sit next to a cozy fireplace.

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

Nightly Rate: $160 - $285

Nightly Rate: $160 - $285

Gilbert and Sullivan

A two room suite with cozy love seat, private fireplace, mini-refrigerator, and antique wicker desk in the sitting area. The bathroom features a hydro-massage shower and the bedroom sleeps two in a comfortable queen bed.

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

Nightly Rate: $175 - $285

Nightly Rate: $175 - $285

Prince Albert

A great room popular with friends traveling on holiday as it features two queen beds. Enjoy the beautiful sitting area with bay window from antique Victorian chairs.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Nightly Rate: $160 - $285

Lilly Langtry

A cozy room with cheery wallpaper, lush queen bed, and large bathroom.

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

Nightly Rate: $145 - $260

Charles Dickens

The largest standard room on the second floor of the main Queen Victoria building. Look for interesting antiques like a Victorian headboard and dresser during your stay. The bathroom features a walk-in shower and large marble counter top.

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

Nightly Rate: $145 - $260

Nightly Rate: $145 - $260

Benjamin Disraeli

Named for one of Queen Victoria's prime ministers, this bright room has three sunny windows and a plush queen bed with an antique period headboard.

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

Nightly Rate: $145 - $260

Nightly Rate: $145 - $260

Osborne

On the first floor of Queen Victoria's Cottage building, delight in the Aesthetic Movement antiques in this room with a black mantle and gas-log fireplace as well as a delightful sitting area. The private bathroom offers a hydro-massaging shower, separate water closet, and heart-shaped whirlpool tub.

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

Nightly Rate: $205 - $320

Balmoral

Located on the first floor of the Cottage building, elegant furnishings and drapery frame this cozy room. The private bathroom includes a glass-enclosed shower and large two-person whirlpool tub.

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

Nightly Rate: $190 - $320

Nightly Rate: $190 - $320

Whitehall

One of the newest rooms at The Queen Victoria, this suite is on the second floor of the Cottage building and shares a private entrance with one other room. Look forward to a comfortable seating area and spacious bathroom. Shared with one other room is also a parlor room and kitchen pantry with six west facing windows.

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

Nightly Rate: $175 - $300

Brighton

The newest room at Queen Victoria, this accommodation shares a private entrance, parlor, and kitchen pantry with one other room.

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

Nightly Rate: $145 - $260

Regent's Park

A charming luxury suite nestled among the gardens and with a private patio in the Prince Albert Hall building. Enjoy a romantic gas fireplace in your private sitting room and two head shower.

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

Nightly Rate: $205 - $340

Kew Garden

A luxury suite near the herb garden, this is one of The Queen Victoria's most popular rooms and boasts a custom-crafted oak fireplace. Enjoy the whirlpool tub, antique furniture, and private entrance.

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

Nightly Rate: $205 - $320

Hampton Court

A suite with private entrance in the Prince Albert Hall building and rich, historic atmosphere. Enjoy a cozy fireplace at the foot of the bed, leather loveseat, and whirlpool tub.

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

Nightly Rate: $205 - $320

Charing Cross

A second floor suite with private entrance in the Prince Albert Hall building that comforts with old world charm. The sitting room includes a day bed making it easy to accommodate a third guest.

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

Nightly Rate: $190 - $320

Bloomsbury

Located on the second floor of the Prince Albert Hall building, this cozy room has two three large windows, a canopy bed, whirlpool tub, and comfortable seating.

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

Nightly Rate: $175 - $300

Covent Garden

A luxurious suite with private entrance. The sitting room features a day bed perfectly accommodating a third guest and in the bedroom, a romantic brass rail canopy bed creates a warm environment.

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

Nightly Rate: $190 - $320

Chelsea

A charming room on the third floor of the Prince Albert Hall building with a private widow's walk porch featuring views of the ocean and sunrise. The bathroom has a whirlpool tub and large marble countertop.

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

Nightly Rate: $175 - $300

Nightly Rate: $175 - $300

Mayfair

A large premium room on the second floor of the Prince Albert Hall building with a romantic canopy bed and vintage Victorian sofa.

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

Nightly Rate: $175 - $300

Nightly Rate: $175 - $300

Greenwich

On the third floor of the the Prince Albert Hall building, this is the innkeeper's favorite room. A charming sitting area in the large bathroom and a whirlpool tub distinguish this premium accommodation.

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

Nightly Rate: $175 - $300

Westminster

A spacious room on the second floor of the Prince Albert Hall building that captures beautiful, bright afternoon light through the bay windows. Two sitting areas make this a relaxing getaway.

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

Nightly Rate: $175 - $300

Knightsbridge

Hidden away on the third floor of the Prince Albert Hall building is this popular room with a large four-poster mahogany canopy bed and seating area. A large shower and stained-glass window accent the cheerful bathroom.

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

Nightly Rate: $175 - $300

King Edward

This large suite in the House of Royals building features ornate decor and a comfortable sitting area with warm parlor stove. A wet bar with mini-fridge and microwave add to the amenities in this room.

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

Nightly Rate: $205 - $340

Nightly Rate: $205 - $340

The Empress

This luxurious, slightly exotic room has a beautiful mahogany king bed, floor to ceiling windows, fireplace, Keuring coffee machine, a marble bathroom, private water closet, and more.

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

Nightly Rate: $205 - $320

Prince Leopold

A spacious third floor room with comfortable sitting area, queen bed, and hydro-massage shower with marble seat.

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

Nightly Rate: $175 - $300

Princess Victoria

Enjoy the comfort of a 11 foot ceiling, warm parlor stove, private balcony, and delightful decor in this romantic room in the House of Royals building.

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

Nightly Rate: $165 - $295

Prince Alfred

This premium second floor room provides great views of the local "gingerbread ladies" from private balconies. Enjoy a marble bathroom, mini-refrigerator, hydro-massage shower during your stay.

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

Nightly Rate: $165 - $295

Princess Louise

The warm comfort of this third floor room is complete with oak furniture, a queen size bed, hydro massage shower, and more.

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

Nightly Rate: $160 - $285

Nightly Rate: $160 - $285

Princess Alice

This opulent second floor room has great views from a charming pocket window and private balcony. Elegant purple and gold accents and a queen bed make this a worthwhile getaway.

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

Nightly Rate: $150 - $270

Princess Helena

This beautiful room features a bright skylight and views of the inn's garden courtyard. Enjoy a European style hydro-massage shower during your stay.

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

Nightly Rate: $145 - $260

Nightly Rate: $145 - $260

Prince Arthur

This room has the best ocean view. As light comes in through the bedroom windows enjoy the warm atmosphere along with a beautiful bath with glass-enclosed shower.

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

Nightly Rate: $145 - $260

Nightly Rate: $145 - $260

Princess Beatrice

See the ocean from your queen size bed or comfortable rocking chair in this third floor room. A richly appointed, but petite retreat.

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

Nightly Rate: $140 - $250

Location

Location Type

Oceanfront, Vista oceano, Small town

Airport

Atlantic City, NJ (ACY)

Directions to property:

South-Garden State Parkway to end. Go straight over bridge into town, 2nd stop light turn left onto Ocean St. down Ocean St. 3 blocks, towards ocean, on right.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Historic House Tours, Birding, Music festivals, Light House, Wine Festivals, Performing Theater, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Bike rental, Board games, Desk, Fax Machine, Library, Movie library, Telephone, Videos, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar , Free Bicycles, Complimentary Beverage Pantries, free Afternoon Tea

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Historic tours, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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Policies

  • Alcohol Provided

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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Anna Marie and Doug McMain

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

Anna Marie and Doug love living in Cape May, where their favorite activities are hanging out on the beach, antiquing, fine dining and wine tasting. Thankfully, Cape May is an excellent place for all of their passions.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8-10
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Spectacular Strawberry Trifle
The "Strawberry Trifle" is a beautiful melange of fruit, custard, sweet cakes and whipped cream. A wee dram of sherry is added for good measure. Featured on "Inn Country USA"


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