Captain Mey's Inn Reviews


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  • Guest room4.2
  • Service4.1
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.4
  • Onsite Dining3.3

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Great Location and Get away Place to stay!

3.8 on September 27, 2017

The Inn is in a great location. Walking distance to shopping, restaurants and the beach . The Inn Keeper was warm and friendly and made us feel welcome immediately We enjoyed our stay at the Captain Mey!

Great Inn in Cape May

4.4 on September 12, 2017

Great location in Cape May just 2 blocks from the beach and 1 block from the mall. The inn was nicely decorated and we really enjoyed sitting on the front porch. I thought it was a little pricey, but I know - it's the shore. The owner was very friendly to talk with. The 3rd floor room was really nice but a little dark due to the dormer window arrangement; nothing to fret about. I thought it was cool that the 3rd floor had an alternate outdoor stairway directly to the parking lot. I'm assuming that was for fire escape, but was a full staircase so we used it. Would definitely go back. (I gave a outstanding for onsite dining because the site said I had to fill it in, but there was no dining)

Captain Mey's - Cape May, NJ

4.6 on August 24, 2017

We really enjoyed our stay at Captain Mey's. The owner was very helpful by text but it was nice to have it fashioned in a "self-serve" way as we were late checking in. We ran into a big storm on the way and didn't get in until 9 pm so it was nice to not disturb anyone and find everything set up so well. The large porch and cushy chairs were also really nice. A full service coffee bar was available for the mornings. The room was pretty and cool and comfy and very clean. Loved it!

Captain Mey's for the weekend

5 on August 04, 2017

A super clean B&B, the best location possible, off street parking, friendly manager and housekeeping.

Great Place to stay!

5 on August 03, 2017

Although they did not provide any dining, they were more than gracious with providing coffee, tea, glassware, etc.

Worth the money

3.4 on July 18, 2017

No breakfast, but there are plenty of nice places near by. On site parking was convenient, as were the outdoor shower facilities. Beach chairs and beach towels provided. Owners have done well to keep a Victorian feel inside - it was very classy. Great location. Would stay again, but will probably see what else is on offer nest time just for the sake of it.

Capt. Meys Christmas festival weekend stay

4.2 on December 19, 2016

Friendly warm greeting rooms were clean and pleasant quiet nice breakfast spread, but would have liked a warm breakfast. The dining room was a little chilly.

Great B&B

5 on December 19, 2016

We have stayed at Captain Mey"s in the past. As long as Rita is in business, we will stay here every time we are in Cape may. Excellent value, close to everything, off street parking, and always accommodating.

Excellent As Usual

5 on December 08, 2016

We have stayed at Captain Mey's in before and have totally enjoyed the experience. Ms Gayzak is always available with assistance and the rooms are always exceptional. Off street parking is a huge plus. Conveniently located for walking to beach, or shops.

First Time

5 on September 25, 2016

This was my first Bed and Breakfast. I was very pleased with the entire experience. Very close to the beach and many other establishments. I will No Doubt pick Captain Mey's on my next visit to Cape May. Thanks

anniversary stay

4.8 on September 25, 2016

we love to stay in the captain johanns room

Captain Meys

4.0 on September 16, 2016

Captain Meys is the best value for location in cape may. The place was quaint, clean, and within walking distance to the beach and downtown area. Breakfast was typical bagels, but that wasn't a priority for a us. If you're looking for low cost, and great location/atmosphere, this is the place to go. The innkeeper wasn't on site, but we didn't mind and the staff was there in the morning if we needed anything.

Great place at Cape May.

4.2 on September 12, 2016

It was a great place to stay, the location is perfect, the service was great and a private parking a big plus. I like my room and enjoy my early walk by the beach in the early mornings, the beach a-in the afternoon my walk in the area in the evening and sitting at the outside porch. It was a great experience.

Great place at Cape May.

4.0 on September 02, 2016

The location was great, this was my second time at Captain Mey' s and I love it. The only thing it was a bit of an inconvenience was our private bathroom was in a separate location on the same floor, I was told this was the only room where the bathroom is not in the same guess room. However, I was very happy with my stay. the beach, the stores, restaurants and the supermarket are in a short walking distance and the private parking a plus. I would happily recommend it.

Great Visit

4.0 on August 31, 2016

This is a great little B & B, in perfect spot to park your car & see all of the town on foot, 2 short blocks to beach & they have towels & beach chairs for you. Very private, quiet, lovely, large porch which we used a lot to relax & watch the town go by. I had a mini-family reunion here, took 4 rooms & we all enjoyed it very much. Would definitely go here again.

Satisfied Cape May'er

4.4 on August 31, 2016

For the price, the accommodations were fine. The staff was very helpful and courteous, and the room was clean. Bed was clean and comfortable. Suggest you bring your own pillows, though.

Captain Mey's Inn

3.0 on August 29, 2016

Very nice Inn - very clean. Water pressure in our room was low. Could have had more options for continental breakfast.

Comfy with excellent location

3.4 on August 29, 2016

Capt'n Mey is excellent for the price. Location is everything. You can buy your own breakfast for the savings you receive on room. B&B's typically are quaint because you get to meet all the other travelers. Because they have late continental you miss that experience. Place was perfect besides the porch needs touch up paint and blue tape removal(¿¿). Easy check in also. I would stay again.

Good location

2.8 on August 27, 2016

The location of Captain Mey's is great. We enjoyed the porch and short walk to town and the beach. Our room was clean but our bathroom was very small. We stayed in Willem the Silent, Poet. Our bed was comfortable and the room was cleaned everyday. The breakfast consisted of hard boiled eggs, bananas, Activia yogurt and breads . We brought our own yogurt and made it work. We enjoyed the fact that there wasn't an innkeeper hovering over us. We would stay at Captain Mey's again...

Beautiful B & B.

5 on August 24, 2016

My husband I stayed at this most beautiful B & B and really enjoyed ourselves. We have been coming to Cape May since we were kids and stayed in various different B & Bs but this one is a gem. Wonderful hospitality, beautiful room, great breakfast, just perfect for us. We will definitely go back and stay here and location Perfect! We just had the best time!

Seasonal fruit needed

4.2 on August 21, 2016

Seasonal fruit needs to be part of a summer breakfast. Also, a natural yogurt in a cold fridge would be nice.

Perfect Location

3.8 on August 20, 2016

Ideal location. Good service. Clean and nicely furnished. Very Close to Washington square shopping and the trolley stop for tours. Just a couple blocks from the beach. Loved the wrap around porch. My only disappointment was the food. For breakfast It was just cereal, toast, bagels, hard boiled eggs and coffee. Nothing special and we totally skipped it for something better. No evening wine and cheese although this was not promised, I have had it at other B&Bs. Summary: if you want great location and historic rooms then this is a great place to stay.

Quick Getaway

4.4 on August 16, 2016

Very quaint place, will be back again in the future

Great location & flexibility

2.6 on August 11, 2016

This B&B was very cute and charming. The continental breakfast was convenient since it was served from 9-11, but I got tired of the same selection after the 3rd day. The only complaint about the room was that the water pressure in the shower was very poor and trickled out of the head seemingly when others were showering - so timing was key to even be able to use the shower.

Captain mey

3.4 on August 01, 2016

Very relaxing,quaint,nicely decorated

2nd Stay ay Capt Mey's

3.6 on July 27, 2016

Overall, Captain Mey's offers an excellent value your money. The rooms are nicely furnished and very clean. The staff are friendly and helpful. The location is excellent, 1/2 block off The Mall, and 2 blocks from the beach. The breakfast could be better, but I sort of like being left alone in the mornings, and it is out for about 2 hours every day, in case you want to take an early morning walk or bike ride, you can still get back and grab something.

Great Getaway!

4.2 on July 25, 2016

My husband and I found a new place to steal a few days away. Captain Mey's Bed and Breakfast provided a comfortable and affordable room in the hub of the main action. Close enough to the shops and restaurants but not too close; it was quiet and relaxing. A quick walk in the other direction and you are at the beach - a great location.

My summer vacation

4.6 on July 20, 2016

Great location. Walking distance to everything. Beach, stores and restaurants. Staff very friendly and helpful. Would recommend and would go back again.

July 4th

4.0 on July 19, 2016

We recently stayed at Captain Mey's B & B for July 4th. t's such a pleasure to be welcomed into such a warm and relaxed environment by the owner, Rita. We've stayed here other times and will look forward to another visit next year. Great location, clean, comfortable room, perfect reading porch, beach chairs & towels plus a wonderful breakfast to get your day started. What more could you ask for?

Summer at Captain Mey's

5 on July 08, 2016

Great location to beach and shops. Walking distance to local restaurants also

A Great Place!

5 on July 08, 2016

A beautiful porch, lovely rooms, and excellent value. Perfect location for getting to shopping and to the beach. Also has parking and is simply a great place to stay!

Our secret place is out.

5 on July 07, 2016

This is not our first stay here. Close to everything, beautiful rooms, 24 hr tea/ coffee/ yogurt, A/C., refrigerator access, bed made every day. We had breakfast on the porch watching the bikes, trolley's and horse drawn wagons go by. I think I said enough. Check my review on Teip Advisor s well. Don't be a stranger and come on down. One note: make sure to ask for a room with the bathroom. One is outside the room, but beautiful.


3.8 on July 04, 2016

We love the location of the B&B. Close to everything in Cape May. The self-check in was great. The room was nice. The entire experience was pleasant.

Anniversary weekend at Captain Mays Inn

3.6 on June 25, 2016

te location is wonderful. Between the town center and a short walk to beach. Plus we had on-site free parking. We really enjoyed our weekend!

Cape May Getaway

3.6 on June 20, 2016

Gorgeous home; beautiful porch to sit and enjoy the sights. Room was small but adequate with antique furniture. Beach towels, chairs free for use. Owner Rita is a delight. Would definitely stay here again.

Wonderful time!

5 on June 18, 2016

Captain meys B&B was great. It's very convenient to all and Rita is a wonderful. Hostess. Thank you so much for a wonderful stay, Don


4.6 on June 15, 2016

Captain Mey's is Fabulous! I have stayed at three other B&B's in Cape May and Captain Mey's exceeded my expectations. This beautiful Victorian is located at the heart of the historic area of Cape May. It is a hop, step and a jump from the beach, the Washington Street Mall and multiple restaurants. It has onsite parking (which very few other B&B's have). A wonderful continental breakfast (for those of us who do not like to eat a heavy one). The house is quaint and the rooms are beautiful. The staff and owners are friendly and helpful. I have found my home away from home at Captain Mey's and plan to make it my only choice of places to stay in beautiful Cape May, NJ.

Very nice bed and breakfast.

3.6 on June 11, 2016

This bed and breakfast was very nice. We loved sitting on the front porch. Location is the best!!! We would have liked more of a variety for breakfast. The shower was very small. But the owner was very nice and our overall stay was very nice!

Hospitality abounds

5 on June 06, 2016

This was our 3rd visit to Captain Mey's B&B. We look forward to our return visit each year, and appreciate the hospitality of the innkeeper as well as all the staff.

quaint and cute!

4.6 on June 02, 2016

it was quaint and cute!

Nice weekend stay in Cape May

3.6 on December 21, 2015

Great location for a Holiday stay in Cape May

Christmas Weekend

3.2 on December 17, 2015

Bathroom slightly small but acceptable. Breakfast typical of motel/hotel freebees but nicer surroundings. Location to center city ideal.

October getaway

3.2 on October 31, 2015

We've been going to Captain Mey's for a few years now, in the Spring and Autumn. This last time we were there in mid-October, our room was very cold at night. We tried to close the window, but were unable to budge it one way or the other. We were more or less on our own, which we didn't mind at all, there was really no one on the premises except for early morning. We enjoyed our stay, in spite of the fact that the room was very cold in the evening. The main downstairs thermostat was set very low (63degrees) which was probably why it was so cold. Other than that, we will continue to go to Captain Mey's as we absolutely love the location.

Our stormy weekend

5 on October 18, 2015

The weather was horrid, but the our stay at Capt Meys was outstanding. We had the honor of meeting the owner Rita and talk about a joy. Thank you for your service to our Great Country

Awesome place to stay!!!

4.6 on October 09, 2015

Thank you for a beautiful and incredibly convenient place to stay for the beach and for shopping!

We loved the place

4.0 on October 01, 2015

This is the best place in Cape May to stay, once there you don't need a car, all the shops and bicycle shop to rent s bike are within a couple minute walk from the inn, the porch is great, the place is old but well kept. would definitely stay there again next time we go.

a great place to relax and destress

4.2 on September 22, 2015

Maid service was excellent. Location is fantastic. The room and shared areas were very comfortable.

Very nice Would stay again

3.8 on September 21, 2015

it's like going back in time very quaint, quiet, clean and comfortalbe

September Getaway

3.8 on September 14, 2015

Arrived Labor Day for a last minute getaway

Good but not Great

3.0 on August 31, 2015

Overall, this place is a good value. The location is GREAT!. 1/2 block from the mall, 1 and 1/2 block from the grocery store, and 2 blocks from the beach. Breakfast is OK, mostly bread/bagels and a cereal selection. The coffee maker being available all the time, plus a good selection of juices is a plus. We would recommend Captain Mey's Inn, and will stay again.

Nice location ,good value

3.2 on August 29, 2015

nice location with parking a plus. Becoming a bit dated and tired but still has period ambiance.

Captain Mey's B&B

2.6 on August 26, 2015

the facility is well kept. Upon arrival there was no one to greet us and the door was locked. The phone number listed did not respond because the mailbox was full. When we did finally did check in, again no one was on site. When we checked out, again no one present. We just dropped our key in the small basket alongside the front door. Breakfast was just ok. No fruit beyond a couple of bananas. Nothing warm was available beyond what was available to toast.

Best romantic and relaxing time!

5 on August 25, 2015

Loved every inch of this Victorian all the modern necessities of 2015. We will be back next year. Thank you for such a nice place to stay :).

Charming Inn Wonderful Location!

3.8 on August 25, 2015

We love to stay there when we are in town. The rooms are clean and the wrap around porch is so relaxing! It's the perfect location close to everything! We love the private parking too. It makes things so convenient. We have stayed there 3 times already and are heading back in October!

B&B stay

4.4 on August 24, 2015

loved it awesome location location location cant wait to go back :)

Lovely stay

4.6 on August 15, 2015

This is our second stay at Capt. Mey's, and it was lovely. The rooms were lovely, clean and comfortable. Bed was comfortable and towels, were plentiful and thick. The staff was quiet, but could not have been more helpful! The room prices were comparable or lower than other local B&Bs. The location is so convenient to everything that you really don't have to move your vehicle if you so choose. (Private parking on site as well, another bonus!). This time, breakfast was not up to B&B standards, nothing warm, home made or home baked, and there is no afternoon tea, but this is somewhat offset by a Keurig, yogurts, cold cereal and ice 24/7. Once we adjusted to this, it was ok with us. We also never had the opportunity in our five day stay to meet the innkeeper, as she does not live on the premises. I don't believe anyone but the guests are there overnight. We would very gladly come to stay again. You will not be disappointed in your Cape May visit with a stay at Captain Mey's!

Charming Inn Perfect Location!

3.4 on August 14, 2015

We love staying at Captain Meys Inn because of the location.Its right in the heart of everything! Plus the parking lot is great! We just leave our car and walk every where. We have stayed there several times and always enjoy it. The rooms are always neat and clean and we love the big wrap around porch which is perfect for relaxing with a glass of wine or people watching or reading . The breakfast is nothing fancy but since we are not big breakfast eaters it works for us. I think all in all this B&B is a good value!

Awesome B&B

4.2 on May 27, 2015

This was our second visit to Captain Mey's B&B and we'll be back again. The rooms are lovely, and the porch offers a relaxing spot. We appreciate the Keurig & availability of tea & coffee throughout the day. The innkeeper is like a "best friend", making us feel at home, and goes above & beyond!

Enjoyable stay at Captain Mey's Inn

3.0 on May 18, 2015

We loved meeting Esther, it was her first day on the job, and she was really sweet and accomodating to our every need or question. We hope to see her when we return for our next visit. There were a few minor inconveniences in the room which Esther took care of immediately-----toilet flowing over in the bathroom, and we couldn't shut the window, it was jammed. However, being home-owners ourselves, these things didn't really bother us, as we know it was early in the season, and most of the places weren't set up like they would be for summer. The home is absolutely gorgeous, tastefully decorated, and we look forward to returning.

Cold carb breakfast at Captain Meys

3.0 on October 31, 2014

The owners were very friendly. The location is so close to Washington st. Mall. The on site parking is a great benefit. The only thing that didn't meet our expectations were the cold breakfast of carbs: bread, english muffins, store bag bagels and cold hard boiled eggs. We were very disappointed about the breakfast because that's one of the joys of staying at a bed & breakfast. A home made, hot breakfast is what we are use to for a breakfast at a B&B. We ended up eating out for breakfast as well and don't think we will choose this location again as a result.

Great price & location

3.8 on October 11, 2014

You can't beat the price and location. Our room was clean and had a huge attached bathroom which was clean as well. Love the porch and having access to the Keurig machine whenever we wanted coffee. Rita was very welcoming. Only negative was the fact that we are early birds and thought the breakfast serving time was on the late side. Seems like most of the guests were waiting around for it too and the bagels we had were not worth the wait. Would stay here again.

Highly recommended.

4.8 on October 07, 2014

Visited for a few days and the location, room and service were just great

Weekend Away

4.4 on October 06, 2014

We really enjoyed our long weekend away at Captain Mey's. The room, as well as the overall inn, was spotless. We enjoyed the casual breakfast that we could take outside on the porch. It's close to shopping, restaurants and the beach. Park your car when you get there and you don't have to use it again until you leave. Love being able to use the facilities after check-out. The outdoor shower and bathroom and shower on the first floor are accessible even after dropping off your key. After comparing prices, this inn is definitely budget-friendly. We'd definitely return.

Birthday Get Away

3.4 on October 06, 2014

We have been to Cape May many times, but it was our first stay at Capt Mey's. Self check in was okay, but would have preferred some interaction with someone other than by phone. Breakfast was sufficient. However, we are used to home made type breakfast from our past experiences in other B & B's. We never saw Rita the innkeeper during our stay. The 2 staff members we saw were polite. There again, from past experiences, we had more interactions with the staff of the other B & B's. We probably would stay again. Location and price were great. Our room was fine.


4.6 on September 20, 2014

My wife and I stayed in Captain Mey's room with a private door. The porch is very relaxing to watch life go by and the shopping is around the corner, the beach and restaurants all close. Rita is very nice and we did enjoy the informal breakfast as this fit our vacation sked. Will def return.

Clean and tidy but not wonderful

2.2 on September 20, 2014

Our room was clean and tidy but our bathroom was completely separate which we did not expect. In the morning there was no hot water in the shower or sink. Do -it-yourself breakfast was not what we expected with grocery store bagels that were none too fresh. The staff was helpful and pleasant but the owners not on site. All in all, definitely not the B&B experience I have been used to. We won't be back.

Lovely antique atmosphere, lacking breakfast

3.2 on August 26, 2014

My girlfriend and I had a mid-week getaway at Captain Mey's. The house and room were lovely, and the staff were very friendly. The house had a wonderful old feel and history to it, and the room was very clean. We were however disappointed by breakfast. It being a "bed and breakfast," we expected more breakfast food staples, like scrambled eggs, fruit and a meat of some kind. The breakfast consisted of sliced bread, muffins, bagels, hard boiled eggs, and small boxed cereal. Further, the provided milk decanter was empty by the time we arrived, and we were nearly done with everything else before we found someone who could get us more; a wait of at least 15 minutes. We both felt the breakfast offering was disappointing, but possibly the specifics of what would be offered were advertised somewhere and we simply missed it.

A Long Weekend Getaway

4.2 on August 08, 2014

This was our first B&B experience and my wife and I were very pleased! This B&B is in a great location and a great value for a peak season. All the staff at Captain Mey's were very hospitable to make our stay a pleasant one. While the breakfast selection was varied, a few more warm meal options would have been nice choice. Nonetheless, I would stay at Captain Mey's in a heartbeat on my next visit.

Friendly and Welcoming

4.4 on August 05, 2014

A lovely Victorian Inn that makes you feel that you have taken a little step back in time, with availability to all modern necessities. A very friendly, clean and relaxing Inn; not to mention easy access to the beach and shopping. Thank you Rita for a wonderful time! We can't wait to return.

Great B&B!

5 on July 31, 2014

We just stayed at Captain Mey's Inn on July 24. The owner Rita was very friendly and welcoming. The inn is so comfortable and spotless. Our room was very comfortable and nicely decorated. Every day it was cleaned to perfection. I loved the freshly baked muffins at the continental breakfast. The breakfast was a little more informal than some B&B's but that suited our vacation style. It was no less elegant. We will definitely return on our next trip to Cape May.

Our Stay 7/20-21

4.2 on July 23, 2014

We just stayed at the Captain Meys B&B for the 4th time. We were greeted by the Innkeeper Rita.Our Room (Peter Stuyvesant) was not yet ready but we were early. Rita invited us to use all the facilities and leave our bags there. There is a large bathroom with shower as well as an outside shower for use after the beach. Snacks, juices and hot beverages are available all of the time. We walked for a while then returned to room. It was clean and comfortable as always. This is not a typical B&B so there is not a formal sit down breakfast. In the morning (9:00) there are bagels, fresh baked muffins, coffee and juice everything that makes a great continental breakfast. The dining room is set up with placemats and silverware and is a very comfortable area to chat with other guests. This B&B offers everything at a very affordable price.Hopefully we will get back in August for another enjoyable stay. Thanks to Rita and the wonderful staff. Frank and Donna

Can't wait to return!

5 on September 04, 2013

Our second visit to Captain Mey's, and just as enjoyable as the first. Lovely rooms, tasty breakfast, friendly staff. Love that you get full use of the downstairs after checkout, allowing a quick shower after going to the beach with their chairs and towels, sit on the porch and people watch, or grab a cup of coffee or tea. You are welcome until you are ready to head home. Great location, near beach and Washington Street Mall. We will be back. Thanks for a lovely holiday! Steve and Debbie

Three lovely October days at Captain Mey's

3.6 on October 12, 2012

We've been to Cape May many times over the years and this was our first stay at Captain Mey's. It is a beautiful B&B in an outstanding location - 1 block to the Washington Mall shopping area, 2 blocks to the beach - literally in the center of it all. The large porch has enough tables and chairs to accomodate 4 or 5 couples for breakfast, relaxing, or just people watching. The foyer, parlor, and dining room on the first floor are nicely decorated and very inviting. We stayed in the Willem the Silent room on the 2nd floor. It was very comfortable but a bit small, particularly the bathroom and stall shower. Rita was an extremely gracious and helpful host. The breakfast is more than adequate but is a serve yourself continental style, not a sit-down, hot breakfast like some other B&Bs. This was fine as it doesn't tie you to a specific seating time and there was a large variety of offerings. All in all it was a great 3 days in celebration of our anniversary.

Lovely Place Good Location

4.4 on October 10, 2012

We enjoyed the two night stay, we will come back.

Roses and Old Lace

4.6 on September 16, 2012

A first glance at the large front porch with its deep awnings, colorful, full flower-boxes lining its rail, and white wicker rockers inviting us in, we had high expectations of Captain Meys with such a charming beginning. No waiting for our room, and we were pleased to see the wallpaper dotted with large Victorian roses and the calming tans of the bedroom. A full bath with amenities including hairdryer,frgrant almond shampoo, conditioner and mild and pleasant bath soap, increased our pleasure. The beach, fine restaurants, and great shopping were within a short walking distance. Captain Mey's met all the requirements of a fine Band B. Our bed with many lace-edged pillows was luxurious. We also had a small tv on the bureau and an airconditoner in the window. The room was very comfortable and clean as well as lovely to look at. We had lunch at Freda's which is the restaurant bordering on the Mall. It is small, but the menu is sophisticated but reasonable. There are many restaurants within walking distance and we chose The Merion Inn for dinner. An established icon of Cape May. Warm woods, friendly staff, a piano player (on a Tuesday evening), great Martini, and gourmet menu. Has a gentleman's club atmosphere. After a good night's sleep we joined other guests in the large dining room for a Continental Breakfast. Perhaps this is the only part of our stay which I would rate 4 star not 5. The owner, an extremely pleasant and kind woman, was the chef and breakfast came in steps, with diners not sure whether what was out on the table was all there was or more. (There was more.....a little later, fresh bagels, and then a short time after that, hard-boiled eggs. Congenial owner, very clean, excellent location, beautifully decorated in Victorian style, and a relaxing and lovely front porch. We look forward to another visit to Cape May and Captain Mey's B & B.

Wonderful B & B in the heart of Cape May.

4.6 on August 28, 2012

This wonderful B & B made a quick one-night getaway into a memorable experience. The owner, Rita, greeted us when we arrived and gave us a thorough tour of the first floor common rooms. She escorted us to our spotless room - The Captain Johan. Shower was a little tight, but everything else was great. They provide 24 hour coffee/tea and water. The beach was only a few blocks away and they even supplied beach towels and chairs. Restaurants and the Washington Street shopping mall were only a block away. Rita was a gracious hostess and always asked if everything was OK with our stay. We will definitely go again.

Nice place to stay

4.2 on August 27, 2012

Very convient to downtown and beach.


3.2 on August 05, 2012

This B&B is a family run business. Frankly, for most of our stay we only saw the two lovely young daughters who ran the B&B with care and accountability. The week began with really humid weather but then it broke -- enough for us to simply sit out on the veranda, sip tea from lovely Victorian cups and enjoy the wafting breezes coming through these gorgeous, opulent, plants and flowers. We didn't want to move from that corner spot! When we come again, we will want to make sure to reserve another room that has its own bathroom. The Queen Beatrix was adorable but the bathroom was outside of the room. We had to enter the foyer a couple steps to another separate bathroom. Not terrible - but not great either.

Good Choice

4.4 on July 17, 2012

We've stayed in Cape May many times and at Captain Mey's several times. It is a very good choice. The rooms are very nice. The staff is great. There is on-site parking which can be very important during the busy season. Most of all, they are extremely accommodating. It is rare that a place would allow you to use their premises after check-out. This place does. It stands as a testament to their graciousness, which is very important at a Bed and Breakfast. You also cannot beat the location. It is right at the heart of town. Their prices are also reasonable. I would highly recommend this and plan to stay here whenever I come to Cape May.

Very nice B&B.

3.8 on July 02, 2012

Spent a couple nights last weekend at Capt Mey's. The place was clean, charming, and a good value. Rita was more than welcoming and it felt very much like spending a weekend at a family shore house. Very close to beach, the nicest porch on the block, and just a minute away from the main shopping square. Also, I found it very helpful that bath towels, blow dryers, beach towels, and (nice!) beach chairs are all provided. We will be returning to this B&B and I will happily recommend it to friends.

A Definite Keeper

3.2 on June 04, 2012

Only stayed 1 night but the staff were just wonderful. We had a private but unconnected bathroom with a standing shower. Everything you would expect from aa B&B. The price was a litle less than surrounding B&B's which was great. All in all the value was very good as was the service. Sitting on the porch in the evening with a couple cocktails. Nice. If I had to find something negative I'd have to dig and say the narrow drive way. See it was all good.

Captain Mey's Inn


  • Nightly Rate $185 - $315
  • Reviews (81) 4.1
  • Rooms 8
  • Accepts Gift Cards

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  • Phone 1-6098847793
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