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Peter Shields Inn & Restaurant
Cape May, New Jersey

The Peter Shields Inn offers oceanfront accommodations and gourmet dining
in Cape May's most extraordinary Georgian Revival mansion.

The Peter Shields Inn is a Select Registry romantic seaside getaway, with nine well-appointed guest rooms, breathtaking ocean front views and gourmet dining. This 1907 Georgian Revival mansion, a Bed and Breakfast Diamond Collection boutique inn, is located on Cape May’s Beach Avenue, steps from the beach. Sit on our front porch, watch dolphins and migrating birds navigate the Atlantic coastline. Take the Inn’s bikes and leisurely explore all that Cape May has to offer. Complete your day in our Zagat recommended fine dining restaurant a place where epicurean delights and impeccable service are always on the menu.


Private baths
Full served breakfast
Afternoon refreshments
Wireless internet access
Flat Screen Television
Concierge services
Off street parking
Use of beach chairs
beach towels & umbrellas

On Site Amenities

Board games - Conference Rooms - Copier - Fax Machine
Fireplace - Internet Service - Piano - Telephone - Wedding Facilities

Experience Peter Shields Award-Winning Restaurant


Whether you desire to dine in one of the Inn’s 5 inviting dining rooms or overlooking the sea on the front porch, the PSI menu and service are sure to delight.

Using the finest ingredients our executive chef prepares traditional and contemporary seasonal selections.

PSI offers a selection of wines from Cape May Winery & Vineyard in addition to being a "BYO" venue

Weddings at The Peter Shields Inn

Picture your ceremony on our magnificent beach, beautiful front lawn or indoors on the Inn’s traditional grand staircase.

Our beachfront Georgian Revival mansion offers nine romantic guest rooms and more than 100 additional accommodations are available for guests just steps away.

PSI experts can assist you with an intimate affair for 20 or larger reception for up to120 guests.

We take great pride in ensuring each of our brides and grooms enjoy a wedding that is as unique and as special as you.



Area Attractions

Onsite or Nearby Activities

  • Amusement Park
  • Antique Shopping
  • Art Galleries
  • Beach, Casino
  • Concert venue
  • Gourmet/Fine Dining
  • Historical interests
  • Live Music, Movie Theater,
  • Museum, Nature area, Ocean
  • Performing Theater, Picnic area
  • Religious Services, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo
  • Bicycle rental
  • Bird watching
  • Boating, Canoeing, Fishing
  • Golfing, Horseback riding
  • Kayaking, Sailing
  • Shopping, Sight-seeing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental
  • Video Arcade
  • Water sports

Gift Certificates Available

Peter Shields Gift Certificates make the perfect gift for anniversaries, birthdays and weddings.

Gift certificates can be purchased for either dinner or accommodations and are good for one year. Certificates for dinner can be made out for any dollar amount. Gift certificates for accommodations at the inn can be purchased for any dollar amount, a specific length of stay (subject to minimum stay requirements) or for any of our special packages. (You don't need to specify a reservation date, the recipient can do that later.)

Give the gift of memories, give a stay at the Peter Shields Inn.

Rates and Guest Information

  • Rates:  Please call for rates
  • The difference in room rates is based on room size and water view.
  • 2-night minimum on weekends 3-night minimum on special weekends and holidays
  • All rates are subject to 14% New Jersey Sales Tax
  • A Personal check is our preferred method of payment
  • An advance deposit of 50% (or 1 night, whichever is greater) by check will be requested to confirm your reservations
  • The balance is due at check-in time, between 2 and 11 p.m.
  • In the event of cancellation, the deposit will be returned less $35 booking fee, if we are able to fill the vacancy
  • The staff of Peter Shields Inn recommends that you reserve your accommodations at least four to six months in advance.    Additionally, we recommend making dinner reservations early. Call us as soon as possible.
  • If we can help you in any way with your vacation plans or if you have any special needs, please feel free to contact us at (609) 884-9090.
  • Check-in time is 2:00 PM. If you will arrive later than 9:00 PM, please notify the Front Desk. Check-out time is 11:00 am.
  • Sorry, No Pets
  • Children over the age of 12 are more than welcome with advance notification.
  • Please advise the Front Desk if you have any specific dietary or medical needs and we will do our best to try and accommodate them.

Peter Shields Inn & Restaurant
1301 Beach Drive
Cape May, New Jersey 08204

Fax: 609-898-0867
Email: petershieldsinn@comcast.net
Homepage: www.petershieldsinn.com
Innkeeper: Bridget Fowler

  Hits Since 8/20/07

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