Chalfonte Hotel

Indoor and outdoor spaces, Valet parking

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Starting at $8,652 for 50 Guests

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Starting at $8k for 50 Guests
Starting at $8k for 50 Guests

Venue capacity

up to 175

Starting price

8K$ to start


Tin House Gardens


Banquet Hall/Restaurant
Historic/Landmark Building


Established in 1876, the historic Chalfonte Hotel is recognized as the oldest continuously operating hotel in Cape May, America's Original Seaside Resort and a beautiful place for your wedding. Situated just two blocks from the beach, the Chalfonte Hotel offers a unique seashore experience defined by warm, Southern-style hospitality and gracious traditions. Your dream of a wedding at the shore will come true at this historic hotel! With the charmingly warm Southern ambiance, your wedding at the Chalfonte Hotel is certain to be an unforgettable day for both you and your guests. Hold your outdoor ceremony in the elegant Secret Garden where the lush landscape and gorgeous blooming florals will surround you as you say your “I Dos.” Following the romantic ceremony you can mingle with your guests along the sweeping verandas for hors d'oeuvres and cocktails before enjoying the exceptional service of the hotel’s nationally acclaimed fare and dance the night away in the grand Magnolia Room. Offering true Southern charm and a naturally gorgeous landscape, the Chalfonte Hotel is the perfect space for a truly remarkable wedding celebration.

Venue Notes

The rental fee ranges from $0 to $1,000 for a reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. There is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The set up fee for a ceremony is $200 with reception rental. The venue is only available for wedding bookings from May through October.

Amenities And Requirements


Complimentary bridal suite
Dance floor
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Overnight accommodations available
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Wedding planning services


- Alcohol must be provided by venue- All food and beverage handled by venue- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors- Catering provided by venue- Food & beverage minimum- Music must end by 10:00PM- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.- No smoking- Venue must approve all decorations