The Beach Shack

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
205 W Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ, 08204, United States of America
3.5 out of 5 rating 400 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.5

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Property Details

Property Location

Located in Cape May, The Beach Shack is by the ocean, within a 10-minute drive of Cape May Lighthouse and Cape May Winery. This beach hotel is 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from Cape May Point State Park and 5.8 mi (9.4 km) from Wildwood Beach.


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 desks and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Enjoy the recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool or make use of other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access.


Grab a bite at Rusty Nail, a restaurant which features a bar 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 for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include express check-in and express check-out. 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:
Cape May, NJ (WWD-Cape May County) - 9.5 km / 5.9 mi
Georgetown, DE (GED-Sussex County) - 63.5 km / 39.4 mi
Atlantic City, NJ (ACY-Atlantic City Intl.) - 70.4 km / 43.8 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 - 11 PM.

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.

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.

  • 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
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Outdoor seasonal pool
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Beach umbrellas
  • -Beach sun loungers
  • -Number of floors - 3
  • -Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • -Total number of rooms - 66
  • -Restaurant
  • -Express check-in
  • -Express check-out
  • -Beach towels