Award Winning

Cape May Bed & Breakfast

Award Winning

Cape May Bed & Breakfast

Each year asks people to vote for the top places in Cape May, New Jersey. The Queen Victoria has been selected as the Best Bed & Breakfast in Cape May for each of the following years:

  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
Voted Best of Cape May 2019 (
2010 Travelers’ Choice for Romance Winners
The staff at compiled and analyzed the individual reviews posted on the site regarding romantic celebrations and tallied which inns drew the most ardent attention from guests for the quality of romance.

This award recognizes both the romantic inns and the articulate guests who expressed what made their bed and breakfast stay so satisfying. Their Cape May B & B reviews reveal the unique qualities that create a romantic bed and breakfast getaway.


2020 AAA “Best of Housekeeping” Award

AAA, a leader in the travel industry for many years, awarded The Queen Victoria its “Best of Housekeeping” award for 2020.  This award is given to lodging properties whose housekeeping significantly surpassed expectations, as measured during the inspector’s comprehensive on-site inspection.  It should be noted that the inspection that led to this award was completed prior to the extensive housekeeping protocols that The Queen Victoria implemented (in addition our already best in class housekeeping processes) in response to covid-19.

Top Ten Most Romantic Inn in the U.S. by American Historic Inns, Inc.
The Queen Victoria® Bed & Breakfast Inn has been named a Top Ten Most Romantic Inn in the U.S. by American Historic Inns, Inc. publisher of more than 2 million country inns guidebooks and The Road Best Traveled newsletter. As the only inn from New Jersey so acknowledged, The Queen Victoria® is recognized for the high standards of excellence guests have enjoyed for the past eighteen years.
In the heart of Cape May’s historic district, The Queen Victoria’s location, just one block from both the ocean beach and the quaint shops and restaurants of Washington Street, add to the convenience of their guests. Open every day of the year, travelers longing for the total escape of a romantic getaway enjoy tastefully decorated rooms as well as the beautifully appointed baths with whirlpool tubs and glass enclosed showers. Adding to the romantic amenities are in-room massages, champagne and fresh flowers available as romantic options.
Mornings begin with a lovingly prepared breakfast, or continental breakfast delivered in-room. Cozy parlors add to the romantic atmosphere where guests stop to relax with a good book, or unwind on one of four rocker-filled porches. Explore Cape May’s quaint streets using the Inn’s complimentary Hampton Cruiser bicycles and dine at one of the many restaurants nearby, where candle-lit tables and gourmet fare beckon. Upon returning find the bed turned down and a custom chocolate on the pillow.
The Queen Victoria® is rated (excellent) by the Mobile Travel Guide
Best of B&Bs New Jersey
The Queen Victoria Bed & Breakfast Inn has been identified as “Best of B&Bs New Jersey”, by awards are based on a careful analysis of customer Cape May B & B reviews and expert ratings from across the web collected from over 5000 different websites and millions of customer opinions.
Cover Girl
You may have read about The Queen Victoria®. The inn is a favorite subject of travel writers and has been a “cover girl” for several books and magazines.

Following are a few highlights:

The Sherwin-Williams Company used The Queen Victoria® to illustrate its line of Victorian paints and the inn appeared on the cover of the book Century of Color.

The United States Department of Commerce foreign travel brochure “America-Catch the Spirit” chose a color photograph of The Queen Victoria®; to illustrate the travel opportunities in the United States.

Victorian Homes magazine wrote eleven pages with twenty three color photographs on “The Queen Victoria® Reigns in Cape May.” McCall’s magazine chose The Queen Victoria® as one of 100 recommended destinations for “Getting Away From It All”.

Condé Nast Traveler’s Paul Grimes selected The Queen Victoria® as one of his ten favorite bed and breakfasts noting the “meticulously restored and modernized buildings” with interiors reflecting the knowledge and interests of the innkeepers.”

New York Magazine wrote about The Queen Victoria® in “Weekend Magic” while Newsday featured the inn in “Beside the Sea Echoes of Victoria.”

Both Early American Life and Americana did major features on Christmas in Cape May which featured The Queen Victoria®, while House Beautiful’s Home Decorating featured our workshop in “Tree Trimming the Victorian Way.”

The Washington Post chose The Queen Victoria® as one of seven perfect places to escape those cold-weather blahs in “Wonderful Winter Inns.” The Philadelphia Inquirer Weekend section recommended The Queen Victoria® for “Romantic dates for love’s date; the warmth of love at the cold Jersey shore” on Valentine’s Day.