The Wilbraham Mansion

133 Myrtle Ave , Cape May, NJ 08204-1237 USA (Show map)


Beautfully restored mansion, period furnishings, short walk to the beach, shopping, and fine dining. Only B&B with an indoor heated pool (40 X 20). New suites with 2 person jacuzzis and fireplaces. Limited Handicapped accessiblity. Make your reservation today!



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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.2
  • Value4.0
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.1

Wonderful Place

5 on August 10, 2018

First time staying at Wilbraham Mansion after many visits at Cape May. It is the most organized bed and breakfast that my husband and I have ever stayed. All the amenities that come with your stay is truly helpful. They offer so much. You must try it and I bet you will feel the same. I will be back next year!!!

Great place for aweekend getaway

5 on May 26, 2018

We stayed there for a long weekend and found it to be clean and very friendly staff. The breakfasts were great and we really enjoyed the bicycles and beach chairs.

Renewed love in Cape May

5 on January 27, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Wilbraham Mansion. To say we were delighted with the rooms and service is an understatement. We were able to stay in a beautiful, modern room with all the amenities (Jacuzzi tub, double headed shower, fireplace, ...). Then we were able to dine in the beautiful Mansion and enjoy old world charm. The owners could not have been more friendly and helpful.

September getaway

3.0 on October 06, 2012

First time in Cape May. Enjoyed our stay at Wilbraham. Clean, quiet rooms. Short walk to shopping, etc. Front porch is perfect for after dinner drink and relaxing.

1st time at a bed and breakfast

3.0 on August 10, 2012

This place is nice and clean. We stayed in suite 301 for two nights. The elevator is quite loud. The room is huge and comfy. Overall we liked it. We are even heading back there next week. I love the fact that they have an indoor heated pool, which is open 24/7. Breakfast was good. It was different both mornings. Tea time wasn't bad either. The owners are welcoming, which is a HUGE plus. Hopefully we feel the same way second time around...

Amazing Weekend at Wilbraham

4.8 on January 07, 2012

My husband and I stayed three nights and had a wonderful time. We rang in the New Year in Cape May which was so much fun! We stayed in suite 202. If you are looking for a big beautiful room then this is the one for you. Doug, Sissy and staff were fantastic. The breakfast and tea in the afternoon was great! Definitely will return!

Wonderful stay!

4.4 on December 18, 2011

We spent 2 nights at The Wilbraham Mansion and loved every minute! Our room was spotless and waiting for our arrival. The Bathroom is wonderful!!! spacious and inviting... Breakfast was Great too! We will return!

great place

5 on October 18, 2011

Very nice place. Stayed in the suites. Staff/owner was great as was breakfast.

Outstanding Bed and breakfast

4.8 on September 26, 2011

In a true Victorian bed and breakfast style, this establishment had all the amenities one desires for a romantic get away. Beautiful room (204), gas fireplace, and jacuzzi helped to relax those tired legs after walking all around Cape May. The pool was also a appreciated amenity. Started the day with a delicious breakfast and ended with dinner at some of the best restaurants, Ebbitt Room, Mad Batter, The Black Duck. On site parking at the Wilbraham Mansion a bonus. Can't wait to return.

Great place to stay

5 on March 24, 2011

You will not be disappointed with your stay at The Wilbraham. Everything from the room (we stayed in suite 204) to the staff to the amenities are first rate. Within walking distance to everywhere you would like to go (shopping, restaurants, bars, beach, etc.). This was the first time we stayed here and are already booking our next stay.

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Rooms & Rates

Standard Queen Room

Standard Queen Room with private bath, cable TV and queen sized bed. All rooms decorated with period reproduction wallpaper, located in historic building and antique furniture. These rooms DO NOT have Jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces, or mini refrigerators.

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

Nightly Rate: $140 - $290

Deluxe Queen Suite

Suite with Queen bed, Victorian decor, Gas Fireplace, Cable TV & DVD, Wireless Internet, in-room refrigerator. Luxury Bath includes 2-person Jacuzzi Spa Tub and large Shower.

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

Nightly Rate: $200 - $300

Deluxe King Suite

Suite with King bed, Victorian decor, Gas Fireplace, Cable TV & DVD, Wireless Internet, in-room refrigerator. Luxury Bath includes 2-person Jacuzzi Spa Tub and large Shower.

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

Nightly Rate: $240 - $390

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Location Type

Historic beach reort town


45 miles

Directions to property:

Take the Garden State Parkway until it ends and becomes Route 109 South. Proceed on Route 109 South, cross over the bridge, and proceed straight on Route 109 South until it becomes Lafayette Street. At the end of Lafayette Street (it dead ends into Collier’s liquor store), turn right onto Jackson Street. Go two blocks and bear right at the fork in the road. The Wilbraham Mansion is the first mansion on the right.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Special Event Weekends , Breweries, Distillery, Performing Theater, Religious Services, Tours, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn, Boutique Hotel, Mansion

On-site amenities

Coffee/Tea facilities, Fax Machine, Microwave, Parking, Pool, Walk to mass transit , Indoor Heated Pool, Beach Chairs

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Indoor Heated Pool, Beach Chairs

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  • Check In:: 13:00 - 17:00
  • Check Out:: 11:00
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only No indoor smoking in any part of the buildings,
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Pool w/No lifeguard, children under 12 are not permitted,
  • Childcare Provided: No Children under 12 not permitted. no need for childcare svc.
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No No pets allowed.
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions



Doug and Joanne Carnes

Languages spoken


Resident Pets


About the innkeepers

When Joanne and I left corporate America, we wanted to work for ourselves in a people oriented, small business that stressed service. The hospitality industry was not even on our radar but sometimes life has other plans. We asked prospects and customers what they wanted in hospitality in Cape May and then expanded The Wilbraham. Our new building is filled with the amenities people requested and they have rewarded us with their business ever since. Joanne and I offer you our sincerest thanks.

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  • Time Served: 9:00AM
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Vegetarian , Guten-free, and dietary restrictions accommodated with advanced notice.

Signature Dish

Wilbraham French Toast
Wilbraham French Toast combines a sweet citrus syrup with a vanilla egg batter. It marinates for 12 hours and is baked for an hour in the morning. Dusted with powdered sugar, it is served to you piping hot and sinfully sweet. It is our most talked about breakfast dish.