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Apt #3 -in heart of Cape May, 2 blks to beach & 3 blcks to Mall & Congress Hall.

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Located on a quiet residential street in the historical section of Cape May NJ

Located on a quiet residential street in the Historical section of Cape May, NJ. Only 2 blocks to the beach, 3 blocks to the popular Washington Street Mall and 3 blocks to Congress Hall who will have a beautiful Winter Wonderland setup for families to enjoy through the end of December.

Our Featured Apt #3 is located on the second and third floor. On the 3rd floor there are 3 bedrooms and a bathroom, the first bedroom has a King bed, the second bedroom has a full bed and a twin bed , the third bedroom has 3 twin beds and on the 2nd floor is the fourth bedroom which has a full bed.

The living space is located on the 2nd floor which has a large family room and kitchen that is fully equipped for eating and cooking. Dishwasher, microwave and coffee pot included.

Wifi Internet and Cable TV included.

To describe the entire house, Harvard Apartments has two Spacious 2 bedroom apartments (Apt #1 and Apt #4) which are located on the first floor and two Spacious 4 bedroom apartments (Apt #2 and Apt #3) which are located on the 2nd and 3rd floors, all 4 apartments are available to rent at one location. Each apartment has their own private entrance, private kitchen, living space etc...

There are common areas around the apartment for all of our guests which include a picnic area with picnic tables and gas grill. Outside enclosed shower with hot and cold water. In the back of the house we have a Bike rack, Clothes line along with an enclosed Laundry room with washer and dryer which is complimentary for our weekly guests. A Large front porch with awning that has plenty of seating for our guests who enjoy watching the horse and buggy passing by daily. We also have off street parking available, our driveway can accommodate 1 car per apartment.

When you stay at one of our apartments you can expect to have a clean comfortable apartment with many comforts of home at a very reasonable price. The home is considered a historical home built in 1870 which was originally located on South Lafayette Street (a few streets closer to the beach) it was moved sometime in the early 1900's. The home has many charming features due to its historical nature as well as the décor. The owner is onsite for the Saturday turnover to ensure all of the apartments are in excellent condition for our guests and to greet and show everyone around on their check-in day.

A recent renter, Joe B. and his family who rented our 2 bedroom apartment (Apt #4) in September of 2014...shared this wonderful letter with us that describes our place perfectly.

'Dear Friends,

We are now back from our week long mini-vacation at Harvard House in Cape May and can resume E-mails. We only had the time for a week but it proved to be both relaxing and fun due in part to the place we chose to stay. It is in a peaceful area just two and half blocks from the beach on a very quite road but just a short stroll to the brouhaha of the town: an ideal situation.

This is a late Victorian house, unpretentious but very charming, informally furnished with an eclectic range of pieces crossing many periods with delightful decorative touches.

The words Charming, Friendly, Comfortable and Roomy with an Informal Ambiance and Spotless say it all. A place well worth considering and quite reasonable to boot!

PS: It has full kitchens with all appliances etc, but with so many great seafood restaurants who wants to cook.)'

We appreciated hearing his feedback and so many other kind letters or notes that are usually left on kitchen tables thanking us for a wonderful place to stay.

Which explains why so many families that have made this there beach house for many years. During our summer season our renters mainly consist of families who have children of all ages. It makes a great place for families to come together for reunions to share their vacation with each other. You can rent one apartment that suits your family or even the entire house (all 4 apartments) which can comfortably sleep up to 30 people (4 more with a pull out couch in our 2 bedroom apartments).

In our off season we continue to have many families renting from us which also include Coast Guard Families attending a Coast Guard graduation at the Coast Guard Base or large wedding parties that need additional accommodations. Many local weddings take place right at the beach on Windsor Avenue or at Congress Hall which are just a few short blocks away. We also have had bachelorette parties or just a friends weekend getaway. In the fall and winter season, many of our guests have enjoyed the Winery tasting / tours , the Sherlock Holmes Mystery weekend or best of all, Christmas in Cape May!

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Member since: 2013
Speaks english
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Calendar last updated:
9 July, 2018

About Sandra

Family owned for over 20 years.

Sandra purchased this apartment in 1990

Why Sandra chose Historic District

Harvard Apartments is a charming beach house that many families enjoy coming back to year after year.

What makes this apartment unique

Location is ideal. Quiet street yet close enough to walk to the beach and mall area. Large front porch with awning is a favorite spot for our guests to enjoy throughout the day.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Historic District, New Jersey

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , Bathroom 1 is a full bath located on the 2nd floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Bathroom 2 is a half bathroom located on the 3rd floor
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double bed , bedroom 1 is located on the 2nd floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Bedroom 2 is located on the 3rd floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed , 1 single bed , Bedroom 3 is located on the 3rd floor
    Bedroom 4 - 3 single bed , Bedroom 4 is located on the 3rd floor
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(4 traveller reviews)

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Apt #3 -in heart of Cape May, 2 blks to beach & 3 blcks to Mall & Congress Hall.
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews

Wonderful family stay

  • 5 of 5

Close to the beach and great for kids. It's an older place with its quirks but well maintained.

  • Review Submitted: 13/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Everything met our expectations. Great service and a wonderful property. One of the tenants was somewhat of a loud shouter to his family but it did not affect our stay. The other tenants were absolutely wonderful.

  • Review Submitted: 19/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A day in Cape May.

  • 5 of 5

I would recommend staying at Harvard Apts to anyone. Its a very cute Bed and Breakfast. Well kep and Sandra is very accomodating and is there at your beckon call if there is a problem. I would definitely take my family there again.

  • Review Submitted: 11/05/2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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ardsley ny

clean, cute, and convenient

  • 5 of 5

Rented two apartments for a 60th anniversary. Very cute and clean apartment, short walk to the beach. Lots of space for a big crowd, with nice kitchen, backyard picnic area, etc. Owner very nice and accommodating.

  • Review Submitted: 19/06/2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Harvard Apartments is beautifully located on a quiet residential street in the historical section of Cape May.

Two short blocks to the beach and three short blocks to the popular Washington Street Mall.

We have common areas that our guests enjoy such as the picnic area with gas grill and the large covered front porch. A favorite pastime for many of our guests is sitting on the front porch while watching for the horse and buggy that passes by daily.

We are kid friendly and many of our guests consist of families with children of all ages.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$202.17
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$269.56

Minimum age requirement of 25 is required to rent from us.
We provide pillows and blankets but the linen is not included in the rental amount.
If you would like us to provide the linen service we can for an additional fee of $175.00 which includes a one time service. Linen for all of the beds , 2 bath towels per person, 6 hand towels for the bathrooms, 4 hand towels for the kitchen, wash cloths, bath mats.

If you would like to provide your own linen for our 4 bedroom apartment, Apt #3 you will need linen for 1 King, 2 Full, 4 twin beds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made