Cape May, NJ 

Wilbraham Mansion

 
133 Myrtle Ave
Cape May, NJ 08204-1237 US

(609)884-2046
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Rates: $130 to $395
Total Rooms: 22

Description

Circa 1840. Overlooking Wilbraham Park, this historic mansion features a grand elegance with relaxed comfort. Period reproduction wallpapers and antiques accent the Victorian interior, including some pieces that belonged to the original owners. Gather for a chat over afternoon tea in one of the parlors or watch a movie in the TV Room. A guest refrigerator is provided on the second floor. Two dining rooms enhance a leisurely breakfast. A glassed-in front porch is lined with wicker furniture and an open porch is behind the heated indoor swimming pool. This bed and breakfast inn is perfect for business meetings or special events. A variety of packages are offered.Publicity and Awards: New York Times.Location: Ocean Community.

Room Detail

Room 1
Large room bathed in natural light (3 windows).King bed, oak dresser and dry sink. Upholstered chair, floor lamp and closet. Antique sewing machine for decoration. Bath has clawfoot tub with shower enclosure, toilet, and sink. Dark green wallpaper with light pink and white flowers.
Rates: $180 - $270
Type of bed: King

 
Room 2
Average size room with three windows. Painted ivory and brass bed (queen). One bay window with window seat. Dry sink, table with chair and clothes tree. Large bathroom with sink, toilet, bathtub and a separate walk in shower.
Rates: $160 - $245
Type of bed: Queen

 
Room 3
Small, cozy room with ceiling fan. A double bed with wicker headboard, three-drawer wicker nightstand, wicker chest, small table and chair and clothes tree. Renovated bathroom has sink, toilet and walk-in shower.
Rates: $130 - $190
Type of bed: Double

 
Room 4
Large bright room at the front corner of the mansion. Three bay windows with window seat and cushion, plus two additional windows on the front. Features a painted ivory and brass bed (queen), an antique armoire, a bedside table and an upholstered slipper chair. The renovated bathroom has sink, toilet and shower.
Rates: $160 - $245
Type of bed: Queen

 
Room 5
Comfy Victorian room has a high backed oak bed and matching dresser. Nightstand and lamp, straight chair, clothes tree, and an alcove with a pedestal sink. The renovated bathroom has a shower and toilet.
Rates: $150 - $235
Type of bed: Queen

 
Room 6
This large front corner room overlooks Wilbraham Park. Three large windows across the front and one on the side. The bed is high backed mahogany (queen) with a matching dresser. Also in the room are a straight chair and a small table and lamp beside the bed. The renovated bathroom has sink, toilet and shower.
Rates: $160 - $245
Type of bed: Queen

 
Room 7
Our second-floor suite has two rooms, with ceiling fan and renovated bathroom with large, double-headed shower. The bedroom has a lovely antique, high backed mahogany bed (queen) and matching dresser. Above the bed on the wall is a blue moiré wall drape. There is also an upholstered Victorian arm chair in the bedroom. In the sitting room are the Wilbraham Federal style chairs along with a tea table, lamp with mirror above and a dry sink.
Rates: $175 - $265
Type of bed: Queen

 
Room 8
This third-floor, medium size room, has a walnut, Victorian bed, dresser and dry sink. Also has a straight Victorian chair and an antique shaving and washstand with unusual metal frame which now holds flowers. The renovated bathroom has shower, toilet and sink.
Rates: $150 - $235
Type of bed: Queen

 
Room 9 Suite
The Wilbraham Suite. This extremely large suite has a king-size bed with ceiling wall hanging, matching curtain swags and dust ruffle. Lace curtains on the windows, antique chest of drawers, an antique dressing table and chair. One side of the suite has a platform alcove a two-person Jacuzzi tub. The closet contains a mini-refrigerator. Across from the tub is a fainting couch and a tea table and lamp. At the opposite side of the suite from the bed is a Victorian sitting area with a settee, two chairs, three tables and a corner cabinet. The renovated bathroom has sink, toilet, and large double-headed shower. The suite also has a private outside entrance.
Rates: $260 - $360
Type of bed: King

 
Room 10
This third-floor spacious room has in the entrance a wicker dressing table, bench and a chair. Off of this room is a renovated bathroom with shower, sink and toilet. The bed-sitting room is very large and the suite has four windows which fills the room with natural light. One end of the suite has a fainting couch, desk, rocker and marble topped dresser. The other end of the suite has a table with lamp, two upholstered chairs, a wicker nightstand and a king-size bed.
Rates: $185 - $275
Type of bed: King

 
Suite 201
This large suite on the second floor in the Suites building has a king sized, reproduction Victorian bed, matching armoire, and antique settee. The room is comfortably appointed with a corner fireplace, an upholstered chair, floor lamp, and several tables with lamps. The armoire has drawers at the base and an LCD TV with DVD player and satellite TV above. The closet houses a mini refrigerator. The bathroom features a two-person Jacuzzi Salon Spa tub with water jets, air bath, lights and heater, a vanity with matching mirror, toilet, and two-person, double headed shower. This suite can accommodate in-room massage.
Rates: $260 - $360
Type of bed: King

 
Suite 202
This second floor oversized suite in the Suites building is defined by luxury. The room is filled with light from a bank of four windows. The wall covering is a rich red and gold flower print which is offset by the vanilla colored carpet. A king sized bed with matching armoire that houses an LCD TV with DVD player and satellite TV provide the basics. The room also features a corner fireplace, separate sitting area with comfortable upholstered chairs, two straight backed chairs with a marble top table, and ceiling fan. A double closet holds the mini refrigerator. The bathroom is the size of a small room and has its own bay window. The two-person Jacuzzi Salon Spa tub with water jets, air bath, lights and heater, double vanity with matching mirror, toilet, and two-person, double headed shower provide ample opportunity for pampering. This Suite is large enough to host in-room spa services, if desired. This suite has it all!
Rates: $285 - $395
Type of bed: King

 
Suite 203
This second floor suite in the Suites building has five windows that highlight the blue and beige patterned wallpaper. The suite has a king sized bed with matching armoire, LCD TV with satellite TV and DVD player, mini refrigerator and corner fireplace. The sitting area has two upholstered chairs, a reading lamp, and an antique table of wood and glass. The bathroom features a two-person Jacuzzi Salon Spa tub with water jets, air bath, lights and heater, a vanity with matching mirror, toilet, and two-person, double headed shower.
Rates: $245 - $340
Type of bed: King

 
Suite 204
This second floor suite in the Suites building has a large bay window, aqua and beige patterned wall covering, and light beige carpet. The queen bed has an antique brass headboard, and the bay window provides a sitting area with two chairs and antique wood table. The LCD TV with satellite TV and DVD player sit atop a chest of drawers, and a wood corner cabinet houses the fireplace. There is a mini refrigerator in the closet. The bathroom features a two-person Jacuzzi Salon Spa tub with water jets, air bath, lights and heater, a vanity with matching mirror, toilet, and two-person, double headed shower.
Rates: $220 - $305
Type of bed: Queen

 
Suite 205
This queen suite on the second floor of the Suites buiding is decorated with a mustard hued patterned wall covering complemented by green border and carpet. The suite has a queen sized painted bronze bed, upholstered chair, antique wood and glass table, floor lamp, bedside table and light, mini refrigerator and corner fireplace. The armoire base has drawers and the top houses the LCD TV with satellite TV and DVD player. The bathroom features a two-person Jacuzzi Salon Spa tub with water jets, air bath, lights and heater, a vanity with matching mirror, toilet, and two-person, double headed shower. The bathroom is handicapped accessible.
Rates: $205 - $290
Type of bed: Queen

 
Suite 206
This second floor suite in the Suites building has a light and airy quality. A bay window highlights the yellow and blue wall covering and carpet. The sitting area includes two upholstered chairs and a floor lamp. The bed side table is marble topped and hosts a two tiered light next to the queen sized bed with metal painted frame. The armoire has drawers in addition to housing the LCD TV with satellite TV and DVD player. The fireplace is situated four feet off the floor in a cherry wood corner cabinet. A mini refrigerator is housed in the closet. The bathroom features a two-person Jacuzzi Salon Spa tub with water jets, air bath, lights and heater, a vanity with matching mirror, toilet, and two-person, double headed shower.
Rates: $220 - $305
Type of bed: Queen

 
Suite 301
This large suite on the third floor of the Suites building has a tan and red floral wall covering with a dark tan carpet. The suite features a king sized bed, matching armoire, and antique settee. The room is comfortably appointed with a corner cabinet fireplace, an upholstered chair, floor lamp, and linen cabinet. The armoire has drawers at the base and an LCD TV with DVD player and satellite TV above. The closet houses a mini refrigerator. The bathroom features a two-person Jacuzzi Salon Spa tub with water jets, air bath, lights and heater, a vanity with matching mirror, toilet, and two-person, double headed shower. This suite can accommodate in-room massage.
Rates: $260 - $360
Type of bed: King

 
Suite 302
This third floor oversized suite in the Suites building is defined by luxury. The room is filled with light from the bank of four windows. The wall covering is a deep green and rust colored floral pattern which is coordinated with a rust colored carpet. One side of the room has the king sized bed while the other side of the room hosts the matching armoire that contains an LCD TV with DVD player and satellite TV. The sitting area includes a corner fireplace, comfortable antique settee, two straight backed chairs with a marble topped table, and floor lamp. A double closet holds the mini refrigerator. The bathroom is the size of a small room, has its own bay window, and features a two-person Jacuzzi Salon Spa tub with water jets, air bath, lights and heater, a double vanity with matching mirror, toilet, and two-person, double headed shower. The suite can accommodate in-room massage services, if desired. This suite has it all!
Rates: $285 - $395
Type of bed: King

 
Suite 303
An impressive third floor suite in the Suites building with a bay window plus two individual windows allowing maximum natural light. The suite is decorated with a wall covering made up of a black and white flower pattern with red highlights. The room has a king sized bed with matching armoire, LCD TV with satellite TV and DVD player, and corner fireplace. The sitting area has an upholstered red chair, a red shaded floor lamp and an antique table with a marble top. A mini refrigerator is in the closet. The bathroom features a two-person Jacuzzi Salon Spa tub with water jets, air bath, lights and heater, a vanity with matching mirror, toilet, and two-person, double headed shower.
Rates: $245 - $340
Type of bed: King

 
Suite 304
The third floor suite in the Suites building has a large bay window with brown tones in the pattern of the wall covering and carpet. The wood framed queen bed with matching armoire that house an LCD TV with satellite TV and DVD player add to the rich feel of this room. A wood corner cabinet houses the fireplace, and a brown rattan chair and foot rest, floor lamp and wood table complete the room. This suite has a comfortable, home like quality. There is a mini refrigerator in the closet. The bathroom features a two-person Jacuzzi Salon Spa tub with water jets, air bath, lights and heater, a vanity with matching mirror, toilet, and two-person, double headed shower.
Rates: $220 - $305
Type of bed: Queen

 
Suite 305
This queen suite on the third floor in the Suites building is decorated with white, pink and light green floral wall covering and green carpet. The suite includes a queen sized painted metal bed, pink and white upholstered chair, antique wood and glass table, bedside table with light, and a corner cabinet fireplace. The armoire has a bank of drawers at the base, and LCD TV with satellite TV and DVD player above. The closet hosts the mini refrigerator. The bathroom features a two-person Jacuzzi Salon Spa tub with water jets, air bath, lights and heater, a vanity with matching mirror, toilet, and two-person, double headed shower.
Rates: $205 - $290
Type of bed: Queen

 
Suite 306
This third floor suite in the Suites building has a welcoming quality. The bay window highlights the green and orange tones in the wall covering, border and carpet. An upholstered chair and a straight backed chair, a floor lamp and a marble top chest make up the sitting area. The queen sized bed has a metal painted frame, complemented by a bed stand with floral patterned light. The armoire has a bank of drawers below, and LCD TV with satellite TV and DVD player above. The fireplace is situated four feet off the floor in a cherry wood corner cabinet. A mini refrigerator is in the closet. The bathroom features a two-person Jacuzzi Salon Spa tub with water jets, air bath, lights and heater, a vanity with matching mirror, toilet, and two-person, double headed shower.
Rates: $220 - $305
Type of bed: Queen

 


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Rooms & Rates

Rates: $130 to $395
Payment types accepted include Discover, American Express, Visa, Personal Checks, Master Card and Cash.
Rooms: This property has 22 total guest accommodations with private bath, 12 with fireplaces, 13 with whirlpools, 13 suites.
The types of beds available include Double, Queen and King.

Policies

Cancellation: See web site for details

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast and Afternoon Tea.
Types of meals: Full Breakfast and Afternoon Tea.
Amenities In Room: Wireless Internet Access, Hair Dryer, Bath Amenities, Cable TV, Fireplace, Iron/Ironing Board, DVD, Television, Refrigerator and Air Conditioning.
Amenities On Site: Swimming, Pool, Bicycles, Free parking on premise, Fax and indoor heated pool (20'x40').

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Massages.
Off-Site Spa Services Available
Nearby Recommended Spas:
Well Center for Massage
(609) 884-3177
www.wellmassagecenter.com

Activities

Events Hosted: Weddings, Meetings, Romantic Getaways, Honeymoons, Family Reunions and Seminars.
Other Activities: Parks, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Birdwatching, Bicycling, Beaches, Antiquing, Shopping (Local Crafts), Water Sports and Wineries.

Historic Interest

Built in 1840, and enlarged circa 1900, this Victorian home was built by John Wilbraham, a wealthy industrialist from Philadelphia.
Historic sites nearby: Cape May Point Lighthouse

Romantic Interest

Indoor heated pool (20'x40')