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“Excellent mini vaction” 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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Long Island, New York
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“Excellent mini vaction”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The Carroll Villa Hotel is a quaint, homey bed and breakfast. If you treasure vintage structures you will certainly enjoy your stay. The Mad Batter restaurant was amazing..excellent breakfasts and dinner!! The staff is very friendly and helpful. We will certainly visit again!!
This is a fantastic place to stay to enjoy beautiful Cape May!

Room Tip: All the rooms are decorated beautifully.
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rangers1, Front Desk at Carroll Villa Hotel, responded to this review, August 9, 2014
Dear Luckycat08: Thank you for complementing us so nicely. We are glad you enjoyed Cape May from our vantage point. Hope to see you again soon.
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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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Souderton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

To celebrate our 49th wedding anniversary, my wife and I jumped on a last-minute, one night, July 31 offering from Carroll Villa Hotel. We told them it was our anniversary. For our inexpensive room that came with free parking, a $30 voucher for breakfast or lunch in their "Mad Batter" restaurant and a 30% discount on the dinner menu, the management also gave us an anniversary gift of a bottle of wine for our room and "on-the-house" cocktails at their bar. What a delightful and unexpected way to treat first-time guests! Plus, the Mad Hatter is a nice place to eat; and, because we were guests at Carroll, we did not have to stand in a very long breakfast line of folks coming in off the street. All in all, a good value even if it is not one's anniversary.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rangers1, Front Desk at Carroll Villa Hotel, responded to this review, August 9, 2014
Thank you for choosing the Carroll Villa to celebrate 49 years! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. Best Wishes from all of us.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We have been staying at the Carroll Villa for many years. Great food, great Happy Hour, perfect location and wonderful staff. A must stay in Cape May. The Carroll Villa provides a perfect blend of relaxations, entertainment and fun.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rangers1, Manager at Carroll Villa Hotel, responded to this review, August 2, 2014
Dear Ed W: Thank you for your review and for being such a loyal guest over the years. As always, it was a pleasure to have you with us and we look forward to your return. Enjoy the rest of your summer! Kathi, Hotel Manager
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Carroll Villa was so accomodating! We were traveling with 7 month old twins, so it was difficult to find a nice hotel that would accept young children. We stayed in room 20, so there were no stairs to climb with a stroller. And we had a lovely balcony to enjoy a glass of wine while the boys slept. Plus, we were able to order food from the Mad Batter to eat in our room/balcony...such a pleasant staff. And so close to everything! It was the perfect place for us.

Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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Rangers1, Front Desk at Carroll Villa Hotel, responded to this review, August 2, 2014
Dear Kara S: It was our pleasure having you stay with us. Thank you for such a nice review. We are glad you enjoyed what the Carroll Villa has to offer. Please come again. Jill, Front Desk
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We just got back from spending two nights at the Carroll Villa Hotel and overall, it was a good experience. The location is perfect and everything is within walking distance. Parking is not available on-site and you are required to park about a half mile away. We timed the walk from the parking lot to the hotel and it took 10 minutes. If you walk briskly, you could probably make the walk in 6-7 minutes. The hotel staff was very friendly and the room was very clean. We stayed in room 13 and it's a great room with plenty of space. You can see the beach from one window and historic Jackson from another window. The only negative feedback is that the bathroom is very small, especially the shower. The bed was also very uncomfortable because it sags in the middle. A new mattress would make this room perfect! We highly recommend the Mad Batter for breakfast and the $30 vouchers are more than enough for breakfast for two people. We would definitely stay here again and recommend the hotel to family and friends. We would just recommend that you inquire about the mattress in room 13 :).

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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rangers1, Front Desk at Carroll Villa Hotel, responded to this review, August 2, 2014
Dear MFurman:
We are glad your experience at our B&B hotel was a good one overall. Thank you for your review and your suggestion regarding the room. We especially appreciate that you wrote you would recommend us to friends and family. Have a wonderful rest of the summer from all of us here.
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We took advantage of a midweek opening before the 4th of July holiday. As always the service was great, happy hour was happy, the entertainment was very good. We ate there as usual and the quality was great. If there was a drawback the breakfasts were too large.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rangers1, Front Desk at Carroll Villa Hotel, responded to this review, July 20, 2014
Dear Tony & Karen: We are glad you keep coming back and that you enjoyed all we have to offer. Your positive comments are greatly appreciated. Thank you for your review and we hope to see you again.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We celebrated our 45th wedding anniversary in Cape May and stayed at the Carroll Villa. it is a very charming bed and breakfast. The rooms were very clean and comfortable and the staff friendly and attentive. The food in their restaurant, The Mad Batter, is 5 star! We stayed two nights and had all our meals there. The beach is just a 2 minute walk down the street. We definitely would stay there again.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rangers1, Desk Clerk at Carroll Villa Hotel, responded to this review, July 17, 2014
Dear Delia: Thank you for your lovely comments about our bed and breakfast hotel and our restaurant. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your 45th while staying with us and we hope to see you again soon. Congratulations!
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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
#5 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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