The Mission Inn Bed & Breakfast

1117 New Jersey Avenue , Cape May, NJ 08204 USA (Show map)

About

The Mission Inn, with its sweeping verandas is one block from the Atlantic Ocean. Inspired by Nelson Z. Graves' journey to the Pacific coast at the turn of the century, The Mission Inn is a perfect example of California Spanish Mission style. Its stained glass windows, Flemish Gable and latticed veranda contribute to the warm feeling of this al fresco house. The Mission Inn offers you the grandeur of the Gatsby Era. For many years the Inn has been a mecca for Hollywood film stars and Broadway show people. Enjoy the same ambiance as Ty Power, Erroll Flynn, Diana Barrymore, Gloria Swanson, and Robert Preston. When you stay an the Mission Inn, you feel that California state of mind. Her guests are colorful! If the walls could speak they would murmur a century of secrets. The Mission Inn is enchanting and fiercely romantic.

Reviews

Overall
4.9

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  • Guest room4.9
  • Service5.0
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.9

B&B Stay

4.2 on August 24, 2017

A great B&B. The hosts were very knowledgeable & helpful. The breakfasts were fabulous. We particularly liking the shower. WE plan to go back next summer for a longer stay.


A Gem in Cape May

5 on August 24, 2017

The Mission Inn is our "go to" B&B. August 2017 was our fifth stay at the Inn. The "Mission" environment is a welcome alternative to the typical Victorian style B&B's. The new owners are welcoming and gracious and I am sure will be excellent stewards of the Mission Inn's future. The food is creative and excellent. All of the necessary accessories (bicycles, beach towels, beach tags, umbrellas, chairs) are included for your use. The common areas are very inviting and encourage guest interaction. Environment for outdoor breakfast is great! We have stayed in three of the eight guest rooms and all have been very nice. Looking forward to our next stay!


The Best

5 on August 15, 2017

Another wonderful vacation at the mission inn! My boyfriend and I first stayed at the mission inn under the previous ownership of Sue and Ray. Although we were sad to hear they sold, they couldn't have put the Mission Inn in better hands. Wendy and Laura are awesome and we loved the addition of craft beer:). The food is amazing, rooms are beautiful and all the little extras make the mission inn a true standout. Wendy was so kind as to make a few reservations for us. If you're looking for a true vacation, this is the place, The Mission Inn is becoming a tradition and we already can't wait to go back!


A truly wonderful B&B!!

4.6 on August 02, 2017

We really enjoyed our 3 night visit to the Mission Inn in July 2017. A very special place. Breakfast exceeded all expectations on all three mornings. We will definitely plan to stay there next time we are in the Cape May area. A real find!


Mission accomplished!!!

5 on July 25, 2017

Great hospitality from Wendy and Laura for our entire stay. Breakfasts are always a standout here. We also enjoy having the bikes to use at our leisure. The Inn is immaculately kept. We especially enjoy the late afternoon snacks and happy hour. Great work from the entire team and we'll be back next year. Thank you.


Cape May Getaway

5 on July 24, 2017

My wife and I have stayed at the inn many times. We enjoy the fact that we are always treated like family and are very comfortable. The new owners Laura and Wendy have picked where Susan and Raymond left off ,food is great ,rooms are immaculate and the inn still has that great feeling. We continue to stay at the inn for years to come.


Cape May Getaway

5 on July 13, 2017

Multiple stays at the Mission Inn, new owners are doing a fine job. Rooms are immaculate , food is great , staff is excellent . We will continue our annual trip to the inn . Feels like home and Cape May is our favorite cape !!!!! Bruce and Marilyn Kolwicz Milford ,Ct.


Another stay at the best B&B in the world

5 on July 06, 2017

We have been going to the Mission Inn in Cape May for 12 years. It gets better and better with every stay. The new owners , Wendy and Laura have continued the great service and food with even better enhancements. Now there are even craft beers available 24 hours a day. The food is outstanding for breakfast and the afternoon tea. You cannot do better at a B&B than the MIssion Inn in Cape May.


5 Great Days in Cape May

5 on June 25, 2017

The Mission Inn is the best B&B in the whole world. We spent our honeymoon there 12 years ago and we go back over and over. The new owners have kept up the same standard of excellence that the Inn is known for. Fantastic 2 course breakfasts every day and a many choice afternoon tea. Only a block from the beach and they provide all your beach needs from the beach service. Restaurant information is given and reservations are made for you. Once you spend time at the Mission Inn you will come back again and again.


A One Of A Kind Experience

4.8 on May 15, 2017

My wife and I had heard good things about The Mission Inn so when our 20th anniversary rolled around I booked us a weekend visit. To say it exceeded expectations is an understatement. Every room is themed and meticulously decorated by hand. The Inn is rich in its own Cape May history. The food was delicious and our hosts Laura and Wendy couldn't have been more hospitable. The Inn is roomy with plenty of space but still felt cozy. We plan to return again and again!


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Rooms & Rates

San Diego de Alcala

Spacious room with king bed with hand crafted mission headboard, cathedral ceiling, central A/C and heat, fireplace, spa tub, 2-person luxury shower with 8 body sprays & 2 shower heads, 32" flat screen TV & DVD player, murals, original wood floors with radiant heat, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, bath robes, mobile device charging clock radio, comfortable arm chair.

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

Nightly Rate: $320 - $320

Santa Barbara

King bed with handcrafted mission headboard, glass enclosed 2-person luxury shower with 8 body sprays & multiple shower heads, fireplace, 32" flat screen TV & DVD player, central A/C and heat, ceiling fan, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, mobile device charging station with clock/radio, two chairs.

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

Nightly Rate: $260 - $260

San Juan Capistrano

King bed with hand crafted mission headboard, private bathroom with glass enclosed shower, fireplace, central A/C and heat, ceiling fan, flat screen TV & DVD player, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, mobile device charging clock/radio, comfortable arm chair. Overlooks patio gardens.

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

Nightly Rate: $230 - $230

San Buenaventura

King bed with hand crafted mission headboard, glass enclosed Jacuzzi & shower, fireplace, TV & DVD player, central A/C and heat, ceiling fan, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, bath robes, mobile device charging clock/radio, two comfortable chairs.

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

Nightly Rate: $250 - $250

San Francisco de Asis

King bed with handcrafted mission headboard, cathedral ceiling, fireplace, sunken 2-person Jacuzzi tub, glass enclosed shower with double shower heads and 4 body sprays, flat screen TV & DVD player, central A/C and heat, ceiling fan, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, bath robes, mobile device charging clock/radio, comfortable arm chair.

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

Nightly Rate: $290 - $290

Santa Clara

King bed with handcrafted mission headboard, 2-person Jacuzzi tub, glass enclosed 2-person luxury shower, fireplace, flat screen TV & DVD player, central A/C and heat, ceiling fan, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, bath robes, mobile device charging clock/radio and comfortable arm chair.

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

Nightly Rate: $260 - $260

San Luis Rey

Spacious room includes king bed with handcrafted mission headboard, private bathroom with 2-person luxury shower, fireplace, flat screen TV/DVD player, central A/C and heat, ceiling fan, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, bath robes, mobile device charging clock/radio, comfortable seating area with love seat.

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

Nightly Rate: $260 - $260

San Juan Bautista

Spacious room includes a king bed with handcrafted mission headboard, day bed/trundle bed, fireplace, private bathroom with 2-person Jacuzzi and glass enclosed shower with 2 shower heads and 4 body sprays and flat screen TV with DVD/CD player in bathroom, ALSO...32" flat screen TV and DVD player in room, central A/C and heat, ceiling fan, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, bath robes, mobile device charging clock/radio and comfortable seating area.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $320 - $320

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Location

Location Type

Oceanview, Small town

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Eco-tourism, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Ocean, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Tours, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fridge, Library, Microwave, Movie library, Parking, Telephone, Wi-Fi , Wireless, beach chairs, beach towels,, beach umbrellas, bicycles, parking, outdoor verandah dining for breakfast, afternoon refreshments w/appetizers and, hors d'oeuvres. One block from beach, and boardwalk.

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Videos

On-site activities

Bicycles

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 11 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Varies
  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Payment in full for one night stay. Fifty percent deposit required otherwise.
  • Cancellations: In the interest of good hospitality and guest relations we understand cancellations are sometimes unavoidable. We will make every effort to reschedule cancellations. Please remember ALL deposits are NON-REFUNDABLE. There will be no refund of the deposit for a cancellation made within 14 days of arrival. A Mission Inn gift certificate in the amount of your deposit will be given for cancellations made prior to 14 days of your arrival date. No refund or credit for unused room nights or service will be given in the event of a late arrival or early departure or cancellation due to inclement weather, work schedule, family emergency or sickness.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Wendy Collins and Laura Shaddock

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8-9:30 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Outdoor veranda during spring/summer/fall months, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Gluten/Wheat Free


Signature Dish

Sweet souffles
Creatively prepared individual souffles with various topping presentation i.e. triple berry assortment with berry sauce and creme freche or sauteed cinnamon apples and dollop of fresh chocolate whipped cream.


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