Peter Shields Inn

1301 Beach AvenueCape May08204USA
Show more hotels

About Peter Shields Inn

Conveniently located just a few steps from the ocean and within walking distance from Cape May Convention Hall, Peter Shields Inn offers elegant accommodations with direct access to the beach.

All rooms come with a fireplace, plush bedding, turndown service, and an individually controlled air conditioning. All bathrooms are private and include showers and complimentary toiletries, while high-speed wired Internet access is provided in each guestroom. Most rooms have ocean views.

Peter Shields Inn features a computer station, concierge services, business centre, beach umbrellas, sun loungers, and wedding services. Onsite self-parking is complimentary, common areas are equipped with free Wi-Fi, and guests can relax in the garden during their stay.

A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning, and the onsite award-winning restaurant serves a three-course menu for dinner. Room service is available during limited hours.

Nearby attractions include Nature Centre of Cape May, Cape May City Beaches, Emlen Physick Estate, and Colonial House.


1301 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ, 08204, USA
Telephone: +1(609)8849090 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Direct beach access
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Fantastic location

Many guests like that the property is located across the beach and promenade, and add that the historic district is easily reachable. Others note that some rooms offer amazing ocean views, and mention that the accommodation is easy to find.

Great services

Most guests comment that every afternoon wine, cheese, and veggies are served in the hospitality room, and say that rooms are stocked with drinks and snacks upon arrival. Others mention that there are free bikes available, and state that employees are friendly and informative.

Fabulous restaurant

Many guests note that the award-winning onsite restaurant serves a delicious three-course menu for dinner, and add that waiters are polite and attentive. Others say that the restaurant is nicely decorated, and report that meals are reasonably priced.

Negative Reviews

Bad Internet signal

Several guests point out the Internet signal in rooms disconnects regularly and note that Wi-Fi in other parts of the property is also unstable. Others comment that the Internet is slow even in the reception area.

Noise from the restaurant

Some guests report that rooms close to the restaurant are noisy, especially during dinner hours. Others state that there is also noise coming from the hallways and suggest that sensitive sleepers pack a pair of earplugs.

Some rooms are small

Several guests feel that some rooms are small with no place to store suitcases, and add that the bathroom is tiny with barely enough space to move in the shower. Others comment that it is difficult to adjust the water temperature in the shower facilities, and say that towels are scratchy.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 268 reviews across the web
9.2 /10
9.2 out of 10 based on 268 reviews