About Summer Cottage Inn

The Summer Cottage Inn is situated in the heart of historic Cape May, New Jersey, only one block from antique shopping, gourmet dining, historic Cape May tours and the pristine Cape May beaches. Just 45 minutes from Atlantic City, you can try your luck at gambling, take in a show and return to the Inn to enjoy peace and quiet after the excitement of the city. Get away from the hustle and bustle of New York, a three hour drive from the inn, or Philadelphia, a one and one-half hour drive from the inn. Come to Cape May, New Jersey. Enjoy a respite from everyday life!

Stay in one of our nine air conditioned guest rooms, each featuring modern private baths decorated with Victorian antiques in Period style. With Wireless Internet and high quality bed linen provided, convenience and comfort are also part of your getaway.

The Summer Cottage Inn Bed and Breakfast is the perfect setting for your wedding, honeymoon, vow renewal or romantic getaway. Exchange wedding vows on the beautiful beach and enjoy a cocktail reception on our veranda or inside our lovely garden. Large groups can be accommodated as well.



Wicker Garden Room

This beautiful garden room features cottage style furniture, creating a cozy and quiet atmosphere. Located on the first floor, this room is centered in the Summer Cottage Inn’s private garden. Enjoy your private entrance and take advantage of the charming side porch, a perfect place for quiet reading and blissful nights of stargazing. Relax upon the comfortable wicker settee.

Sweet Victorian

Located on the third floor of the Summer Cottage Inn, this room overlooks the garden. Furnished with a queen-size bed, private bath with shower and Victorian antique decor, the warmth of this room invites you to stay and enjoy the soothing ambiance. When you aren’t enjoying Cape May, relax in the quiet sitting area.

Eastlake Room

This room is bright and cheery, overlooking the garden and Columbia Avenue from the second floor. With a queen size bed and private bath (shower only), this room is filled with period antiques, including the Victorian Eastlake style high-back bad. A lounge sofa completes the cozy environment, enticing you to relax and read in the sitting area.

Empire Room

This tranquil room is located on the second floor of the Summer Cottage Inn and features a stunning Victorian Queen half-tester bed and a private two-level bath with a shower. The multiple windows admit warm sunlight into the room. The luxurious day bed calls to your weary limbs, enticing you to unwind. Augmented with deep greens and blues that blend into an overall atmosphere of comfort, the Empire Room provides an unforgettable visit.

Harrison Cottage Room

This spacious room features a mahogany queen bed and a private bath with shower, and overlooks the enchanted garden. Before you sleep, relax and enjoy a good book in the sitting area. When weary eyes do send you to sleep, the wonderfully comfortable bed is wrapped in premium sheets and is sure to leave you well rested. The Victorian era cottage furniture, including the hand carved Settee, contributes to an atmosphere of comfortable luxury. The room itself is located on the third floor of the Summer Cottage Inn, adjacent to the Summer Cottage Inn’s guest pantry.

Turn of the Century Room

Located on the third floor, the Turn of the Century Room is spacious, furnished with an antique mahogany queen renaissance that is beautiful. Relax in the sitting room and enjoy the light and airy bath with its tub and shower. Marble top dressers add to the charm and elegance to this room.

Country Victorian Room

This lovely room overlooks the garden from the second floor and features a white iron queen bed and a private bath. As you wake, the morning light soaks into the room with a quiet peacefulness. Relax and rejuvenate in the clawfoot tub and shower, or simply meditate in the private sitting area, restoring your spirits and Karma.

Cape Outlook Room

This large and spacious room is light and airy, and provides a beautiful view of Columbia Avenue from the third floor. For a wonderful night’s sleep the Cape Outlook offers an Empire Style queen bed. A white iron Twin bed is provided for the additional guest. The Antique accessories and intriguing artwork of the room contribute to a charming ambiance guests have been enjoying for many years. The in room private bath and shower makes peaceful seclusion a reality.

Renaissance Room

Located on the second floor on the front side of the inn, the room faces Columbia Avenue, Cape May’s veritable promenade of cars and carriages. Fit for royalty, this grand room wears designer wallpaper, dark green and pink, with antique dressers, an antique armoire, and a lush king bed with a pillow top. A day bed with trundle is the finishing detail that completes the picture, transporting you back to the luxurious renaissance era. This room includes a private bath and shower.