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The Beach Shack

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
205 W Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ, 08204, United States of America
4.3 out of 5 rating 351 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.3
Property Details

Property Location

Located in Cape May, The Beach Shack is by the ocean, within a 10-minute drive of Sunset Beach and Cape May Lighthouse. This beach hotel is 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from Cape May Point State Park and 3.4 mi (5.6 km) from Cape May Winery.


Make yourself at home in one of the 66 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a seasonal outdoor pool, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.


Grab a bite at Rusty Nail, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge and an ocean view. You can also stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Cape May Beach - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Poverty Beach - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Cape May Stage - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Washington Street Mall - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Cape May Stage Professional Equity Theater - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Easy Lynne Theater Company - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Cape May City Hall - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Cape May Convention Hall - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Cape May Model Trains - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Colonial House - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Emlen Physick Estate - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
South Cape May Meadows - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Cape Island Marina - 3.2 km / 2 mi
Nature Center of Cape May - 3.5 km / 2.1 mi

The nearest airports are:
Atlantic City, NJ (ACY-Atlantic City Intl.) - 70.4 km / 43.8 mi
Cape May, NJ (WWD-Cape May County) - 9.5 km / 5.9 mi
Georgetown, DE (GED-Sussex County) - 61.1 km / 38 mi

The preferred airport for The Beach Shack is Atlantic City, NJ (ACY-Atlantic City Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 4pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 10:00 PM.
If you arrive at the property after hours, you'll need to check in at an alternate location: Congress Hall - 200 Congress Pl

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • The seasonal pool will be open from June to September.

  • Up to 2 children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: 5 percent of room rate

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15 and USD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 25.0 per night

  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Concierge services
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Outdoor seasonal pool
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Beach umbrellas
  • -Beach sun loungers
  • -Beach cabanas (surcharge)
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Beach towels
  • -Firepit