The Mason Cottage was built in 1871 by Edward A. Warne, a wealthy Philadelphia entrepreneur, and is currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Purchased in 1940 by the Mason Family, it was not long after that Wilber Davis Mason, Sr. opened his home as a guesthouse to weary travelers. The current owners acquired the home in early 2009 and have lovingly renovated theirCape May Bed and Breakfastblending history with modern sensibility. The same charm and friendly atmosphere created in the last 60 years of guest operations continues today in full force, with some new modern touches we hope you'll enjoy, such as:
Victorian period gas fireplace in parlor
Guest computer with internet
WIFI throughout the Inn
New flat screen TV's and IPod docking stations in all rooms
Luxurious Tarocco bath amenities
Turkish cotton bathrobes in all suites
Guest ice machine, refrigerator and microwave
24-hour gourmet coffee & tea bar
Bikes, beach towels and beach chairs available free of charge
Iron/ironing board and DVD player available upon request
From delectable fresh baked goods and breads to delicious breakfast dishes, we offer something for every taste. Breakfast is served at 9:00 a.m. daily. You are welcome to enjoy your morning meal in our beautiful dining room or on the veranda. A typical breakfast may include:
Coffee and tea, along with an assortment of fruit juices
Fresh baked muffins, bread, scones or coffeecake
Fresh seasonal fruit
A hot entree such as a hearty breakfast casseroles, pancakes or French toast
Delicious and healthy steel-cut oats with fresh berries, honey and cream
Breakfast meats and potatoes
It's Back - Our 6 Months of Chocolate Decadence at Tea Time!
Every October 1st through March 31st, tea-time gets a whole lot sweeter - everything's Chocolate! This is for serious chocoholics only - no amateurs, please! Our chocolate decadent treats change daily, but may include:
Hot tea selection, such as chocolate mint Oolong or Chocolate hazelnut
Seasonal drinks such as European haute chocolate
Our Award Winning "Everything, but the Kitchen Sink Brownies"
An assortment of delicious homemade chocolate pies, cookies or cupcakes
Hand-dipped chocolate strawberries, dried fruit, nuts or Oreos
Afternoon tea is a special time at the cottage and is available to all guests from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM daily.
1st Friday Wine & Chocolate Reception (Every October - March)
In addition to our afternoon tea time, the Mason Cottage, Cape May B&B, is offering a 1st Friday Wine & Chocolate Reception from 7:00 - 8:00 PM in the parlor. Guests can relax by the fire, listen to jazz, all while enjoying an array of chocolate indulgences. Click here for more information.
Offered on the following 1st Fridays: 10/4/13, 11/1/13, 12/6/13, 1/3/14, 2/7/14 and 3/7/14
We hope that you save room for dinner after tea-time, as Cape May is filled with many wonderful restaurants. If you need reservations for evening dining, simply look over our supply of menus in the parlor or ask for assistance with recommendations or reservations.