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Carroll Villa Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   19 Jackson Street, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Ranked #9 of 42 hotels in Cape May
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2010
jakester2 Wayne, New Jersey
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Wayne, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2010

Another year goes by and the staff and ownership of this first class bed and breakfast continue to impress. Everyone from top to bottom understands what needs to happen so its clientele can have a seamless and enjoyable stay. Located a block from the beach and the center of town you could not ask for a more relaxing "shore" vacation... More

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Rangers1, Owner at Carroll Villa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jakester2, Obviously you have seen some of the unsavory comments we have been subjected to lately. In the interest of taking the high road, we have chosen not to give attention to something that you, our loyal and returning guests, can dispute without any input from us. Please know that we are very appreciative of all our guests, whether... More

westfield, nj
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2010

Steps from the beach, this Victorian B&B has been a family favorite trip for over 20 years. Over the last 20 years the Carrol Villa has been adding modern amenities to each one of their Victorian suites - wall paper, television sets, ac units, mini-fridges, new bathrooms, wireless internet. The staff is always friendly. The breakfast in the am is... More

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Dear westfieldguy, We thank you for the last twenty years and look forward to your visits over the next twenty. We will continue to work toward providing the very best in accommodations and dining. More

Langhorne, Pa.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2010

Somehow Mark, Pam, et al make a stay in Cape May better every year that we return to Carroll Villa and the Mad Batter restaurant. From bottom to top, the staff are friendly and accommodating, at both the hotel and Mad Batter. We have stayed in quite a number of different rooms over the years, and have some preferences, but... More

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Rangers1, Owner at Carroll Villa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sheryl and Art, Thank you for your lovely review. Your return visits help us to know we are on the right track. I will certainly pass along to the rest of the staff your kind words. We look forward to having you and yours return to visit us again soon. More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2010

We booked a last minute trip to Cape May. We were told of these renovations and upgrades. They must have been referring to the fluorescent bulbs. The bed linen needed replaced, the bathrobes looked dirty, and the room had a musky smell. Oh, and we also had our own 'private bathroom' which was down the hall. No surprise, just not... More

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Rangers1, Owner at Carroll Villa Hotel, responded to this review

We are sorry you were not happy with your recent stay. Although many people specifically request the rooms with the bath down the hall (one couple has stayed in Room 5 every Labor Day weekend for the last 30 years), for some it is not what they had hoped for. We do make known in our room descriptions the rooms... More

Glenside, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2010

Great location near both beach and mall; rooms are spacious, charming and have everything you need; breakfast (or lunch but I always eat the breakfast) is FABULOUS; and the 30% off of dinner is wonderful, plus the food then is also very very good; love the happy hour; the staff are helpful and pleasant, and I enjoy seeing them every... More

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2010

This is the second time we have stayed at the Carroll Villa and for us it is the nicest place to stay in Cape May. We definitely enjoyed the meals in the restaurant, the breakfast menu is the best value around (more food than one could eat in one sitting) and the dinner was just as good. Since this was... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2010

Absolutely charming! The Carroll Villa is located on the very picturesque Jackson Street in the heart of Cape May. It's a refreshing change from the sterile, carbon copy hotels encountered at other destinations. The Carroll Villa's charm and personality is only surpassed by its wonderful staff. Everyone makes it their job to make one feel welcome and part of the... More

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2010

I have family members coming their in August 2010, and hope their stay is as welcoming as ours, we have recommended many people to your hotel.P.S. we didn't have any welcome back baloons this year.Ha Ha Mrs. Quattrone

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2010

The staff was so friendly! They were willing to help us out in any way possible : dinner reservations, random inquiries, extra towels, etc. The restaurant was probably the best place we ate in town. Breakfast and dinner! We are definitely going back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2010

Carroll Villa doesn't tell you until your confirmation that you must park your car "a scenic 7-8 minute walk" away. There are many B & B's in Cape May that have their own parking or have street parking. Although it is close to the beach, it also has a restaurant on the first floor that takes away from the "charm... More

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Rangers1, Owner at Carroll Villa Hotel, responded to this review

HI! We are sorry that you were disappointed with the parking. The hotel and surrounding hotels, homes and bed and breakfasts are all in the same boat. When these beautiful houses were built there were no cars thus no thoughts about cars We try and tell everyone about the off street city parking available from May-Oct. which is free to... More

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Address: 19 Jackson Street, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Carroll Villa Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Cape May #2 Romantic Hotel in Cape May #3 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May #8 Family Hotel in Cape May
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Carroll Villa is a family owned and operated 21 room Bed and Breakfast Hotel and home of the Nationally acclaimed Mad Batter Restaurant. Our building is a registered Historic Landmark, circa 1882, located in the heart of Cape May's historic district, half block from the ocean, and one short block from the Victorian Mall. Our Rates include full breakfast for two. All rooms have antiques, private bathrooms, air conditioning, ceiling fans, LCD TV's and phones. ... more   less 
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