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Carroll Villa Hotel
Ranked #5 of 37 Hotels in Cape May
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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...
  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 26, 2013

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
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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
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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
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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
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Reviewed February 7, 2013

The charm of Cape May is well known and this property has a great reputation. Although it lacks a pool or hot tub like a modern property it has charm that makes up for it. The food is quite good and they do have entertainment on a small scale. The help is available and willing to please. I was happy to be able to get coffee from the bar to take up to my room. The location is just perfect for strolling around town or walking to great restaurants. The beach is lovely and just at the end of the block. There' s a restaurant just around the corner across from the beach that has a great earlybird deal with really good food.

Room Tip: there is a nice room on the main floor with its own porch but it books up quickly.
  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 5, 2013

Having gotten married between semesters, our anniversaries come in winter. We spent our 54th anniversary at Carroll Villa amid a mild snowstorm. Despite the cold, we enjoyed the beauties of a windswept Cape. Having the Carroll Villa as an oasis of warmth made our two-night visit memorable. The room was large and lovely and the staff were very friendly. With a very good restaurant attached, we didn't have to brave the cold for an excellent meal. The breakfasts here exceed all norms; they could easily carry one through the day.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Rangers1, Owner at Carroll Villa Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2013

Congratulations on your 54th wedding anniversary..It is certainly something to celebrate! Pam and I will be married 30 years this month...We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope that you come see us for your 55th anniversary. Mark Kulkowitz

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Additional Information about Carroll Villa Hotel

Address: 19 Jackson St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1417
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Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > 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
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Cape May
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cape May
#10 Family Hotel in Cape May
Price Range: $167 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Carroll Villa Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 19
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Carroll Villa Hotel is a family owned and operated historic Cape May hotel and home of the acclaimed Mad Batter Restaurant and Bar. Guests will enjoy our welcoming and relaxed atmosphere, as well as our ideal location just a half block from the beach and the walking mall. Carroll Villa Hotel offers nineteen unique rooms which blend an eclectic mix of Eastlake, Craftsman and mid-century modern pieces with contemporary colors and modern amenities. All of our guest rooms feature private baths, complimentary WiFi, and flat-screen TV's. ... more   less 
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