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“Perfect for a nice quiet getaway - Staff/Hotel Very Friendly” 5 of 5 stars
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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
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
“Perfect for a nice quiet getaway - Staff/Hotel Very Friendly”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Carroll Villa last weekend. It was our 2nd trip to Cape May, but our first time staying overnight in Cape May, NJ. We had a wonderful time. My husband and I were celebrating a special occasion, and the staff at the hotel were super friendly and made our stay all the more special. The room was beautiful and quiet. We enjoyed complimentary breakfast each morning, which was included in the package we had booked thru living social. During our stay, we also attended a pasta making class and the chef was excellent. We cannot wait to come back in the summer!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rangers1, Manager at Carroll Villa Hotel, responded to this review, March 6, 2013
Thanks for staying with us....We are glad that you enjoyed the Living Social package. I have sat in on the pasta making class and that enjoyed the presentation as well as the samples....As we say,
Roll out of bed for one of the best breakfasts of your life......Mark Kulkowitz, Owner
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

My husband and I enjoyed our first trip to Cape May, NJ last weekend. The Carroll Villa Hotel is very close to the beach, many restaurants and shopping. It's a charming victorian house with an excellent restaurant/bar inside the building. Our room (Room 18) was very clean and breakfast at The Mad Batter (which is included with your stay) was incredible! We can't wait to come back when the weather is nicer!

Room Tip: I gave a poor rating for sleep quality because of the mattress in Room 18. If that was replaced, it...
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rangers1, Owner at Carroll Villa Hotel, responded to this review, March 13, 2013
Thank you for your nice comments....We think we have the best location in town. The most popular street in town 1/2 block from the walking ball and 1/2 block from the beach. We are sorry that you were not happy with the bed..We replace all our beds on a regular basis and they all conform to hotel industry standards. Hope to see you again...Mark Kulkowitz-Owner
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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

My girlfriend and I do a winter Cape May trip each year and this year was our first stay at the Carroll Villa. We had a great time. Our room was beautiful and clean. The staff was friendly. The bar was a lot of fun with live music and great drinks and we attended a pasta making class that was very entertaining and offered a complimentary glass of wine.

Room Tip: Room 21 is on the second floor and off in the corner away from the other rooms. That room has a pri...
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a great time at your B+B over this past weekend. We would definitely recommend this to a couple that wants a relaxing time. The rooms were beautifully decorated and the furniture was comfortable as well as fashionable for the look of the building. The food was delicious from The Mad Batter. The staff at the hotel and restaurant were very friendly. Our only negatives were that the bathroom was a little too small and the prices were a tad on the high side.

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Thornton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Our second stay here. The Caroll Villa captures the essence of Victorian Cape May. The staff are all friendly and courteous, the Mad Batter restaurant and bar is attached to the hotel and the stay comes with a $30 voucher for breakfast every day. The location is smack in the heart of where you want to be, whether you want beaches, bars, restaurants or shopping, it's all a short, scenic walk. It's a very old building on one of the main streets, so if you're looking for a spacious modern hotel room or convenient local parking, this is not for you.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Love staying at the Caroll Villa in Cape May. This was our second stop there. It is all about value, location, and dining there.

Location - it is in the heart of everything. You are within a block of so many things (shopping, dining, other hotels with nightlife, beach).

Dining - the Mad Batter is downstairs in the hotel. It has several great options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. We received a $30 voucher for breakfast each morning of our stay. That covered both of our meals (you need to add tip). We also received 30% off dinner there with a reservation.

Room - room was nicely decorated. It is not huge, but is more than sufficient. We were in room 14 (queen). The bathroom was much bigger than the "full" size room we were in last year.

Value - compared to a few other hotels/B&Bs in Cape May I would recommend Carroll Villa as a very value oriented hotel for what you get in the price. Clean, comfortable, and several other bonuses that will have us going back again.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

A very comfortable and warm hotel. Perfect for a romantic getaway. Great location - close to shopping and beach.................................................................................................................................................................

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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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
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Cape May
#4 Romantic Hotel in Cape May
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May
#7 Family Hotel in Cape May
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Carroll Villa Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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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