Reviews & Awards

The Carroll Villa Hotel is an award-winning historic hotel in Cape May, New Jersey. We received the New Jersey's Governor Diamond Award as a Cape May destination point.

Media & Blog Mentions

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Best Brunch
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Best Breakfast


Best Crabcakes

Runner Up, 2010

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Best Brunch
2005, 2006, 2008

Best Pancakes


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Chamber of Commerce
Conservation Award
October 20, 2011

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Mad Batter Restaurant

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Breakfast & Brunch

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Voted Best of the Shore
2010, 2011

Beach Weekend Getaway in Cape May. Fodor's Travel. 2012

Sunday Brunch Feelings Welcome Visitors to Cape May. Wake and Wonder. June 22, 2012

New Jersey offering hotels incentives to be more eco-friendly Press of Atlantic City. March 25, 2012

South Jersey restaurant galleries connect artists with patrons Press of Atlantic City. February 12, 2012

Baby Boomers' next step: Getting out of business. Press of Atlantic City. January 8, 2012

Band Spotlight: Blondage at Mad Batter in Cape May. Press of Atlantic City. October 26, 2011

Bromiley faimly travels from all points to have reuinion in Cape May. Cape May Star and Wave, September 28, 2011

Cape May, NJ: Green is here to stay. Green Traveller Guides, August 19, 2011

Cape May: Not just a day at the beach. New York Resident, July 2011

Weeklong stay in Cape May, NJ. July 3, 2011

More than the beach: Cape May offers shopping food and historic sites, July 2, 2011

The Mad Batter, NBC 40, July 2, 2011

Mad Batter's been offering Cape May better breakfasts for 35 years. Cape May Star and Wave, June 8, 2011.

Cap Sur Cape May, Escapade, June 2011

Going Green Makes Good Business Sense. The Gazette. May 18, 2011.

Cape May Captivates, Baltimore Sun. May 12, 2011

Cape May's Mad Batter Spreads the Musical Wealth, Press of Atlantic City. May 11, 2011

Great Escape: Cape May Jazz Festival, Hellertown LowerSauconPatch. April 6, 2011

Vets Remember Battle of the Buldge. Shore News Today. December 29, 2010.

Green gingerbread a hard sell. The Press of Atlantic City. December 20, 2010.

Carroll Villa Provide Free Rooms to Veterans. Cape May County Herald. November 11, 2010.

Featured on Baristanet

Featured in BMW Magazine. Read the article

Featured in USA Today's NJ Shore Guide

Mentioned on Christina's Hearts - March 30, 2010

Featured in Cape class helps students become brewmeisters. - Press of Atlantic City, January 18, 2010.

Featured in Solar panels OK in Cape, just hide them. - Press of Atlantic City, December 20, 2009.

Mentioned in Good Deals, Great Times - Boston Globe, September 13, 2009

Mentioned in What's hot at the BEACH? The Patriot News, July 2, 2009.

Mentioned in South South South South Jersey - July 15, 2009

Featured in Batter Up: Cape May restaurant serves up fun & style - indulge, May 15, 2009.

Mentioned in Summer Getaways - Hudson Valley Magazine, May 2009

Mentioned in Cape Cuisine: Cape May has dining options abound - Celebrate Spring in Cape May County, April 19, 2009.

"Thick-sliced orange and almond French toast and award-winning buttermilk pancakes give the Mad Batter the best breakfast in this fine dining town. Art exhibits, live music, and a lively happy hour complement the cuisine. Enjoy it all from the porch overlooking Cape May’s historic Jackson Street."
US Airways Magazine profile on South Jersey, January 2009

The Mad Batter Strikes Again - Experience the Shore blog, 6/6/08

BED AND BREAKFAST "GOES GREEN" - Jennifer Husko, NBC 40 - 4/11/08

Find Romance in Cape May this Valentine's Day - The Hammonton Gazette, 1/31/07 (PDF)

Height of Good Taste(s) - New York Times, July 2005

Featured in 114 Best Restaurants, Philadelphia Magazine, July 2005

Harry Kulkowitz - A Hero's Welcome in Normandy -, July 2004

Featured in Flapjack Attack - Philadelphia Magazine, July 2001