Congress Hall vs The Harrison

Both hotels are endorsed by reviewers writing for major publications. On balance, Congress Hall scores significantly higher than The Harrison. Congress Hall comes in at 89 with praise from 4 publications including Fodor's, Afar Magazine and Jetsetter.

Congress Hall
Congress Hall
7 / 10
251 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204
From $375 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Concierge
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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Fodor's Fodor's
"From its inception in 1816, Congress Hall has had star power: President Benjamin Harrison made it his summer White House, and John Philip Sousa conducted the Congress Hall March on the lawn." Full review
Oyster Oyster
"Congress Hall is a 200-year-old hotel that showcases its original features in a fresh and modern package across the street from beach." Full review
Jetsetter Jetsetter
"Historic Cape May grande dame with stylish decor, a lively bar scene and ocean views." Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"Understated luxury defines the overall vibe here making you equally comfortable walking around in sandy feet and wet bathing suit as in an evening gown and high heels." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top choice
"A local landmark, now suitably modernized without wringing out all the history. It's got everything you could ask for, including a spa and bicycle rentals" Full review
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The Harrison
The Harrison
7 / 10
613 Columbia Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204
From $170 /night
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast included
  • Fax / photocopying
  • Baggage storage
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Fodor's Fodor's
"Painted sunflower gold and edged in red, the 1867 Italianate-style inn seems to smile as you enter the gate and approach its veranda ringed by floppy-headed hydrangeas." Full review