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Located in the heart of Cape May’s historic district, the family-friendly 20-room Carroll Villa Hotel has been accommodating guests since its construction in 1882. Carroll Villa Hotel is a pioneer in bringing eco-tourism to the Jersey Shore, merging boutique hotel accommodations with Victorian charm. Each room is uniquely decorated and furnished with an eclectic blend of Eastlake, Craftsman and mid-century modern pieces. Use of color and design make this historic hotel pop with new vibrancy, breathing 21st century life into classic Victorian architecture and furnishings.

Pearl Rooms About Pearl Rooms
Pearl Rooms

The premier rooms in our historic Cape May hotel, you will enjoy our most spacious accommodations that offer special touches for your stay. All of our Pearl Rooms feature at least a queen bed or better, private bathroom, and large windows offering ample natural light. Many of them also offer a glimpse of the ocean, which is only a half block away. Perfect for romantic getaways!

Two-Room Suite – Room 28 Queen w/ Private Porch – Room 20 Room 4 Room 6 Room 11 Room 19 Room 13 Room 21 Sea Star Rooms About Sea Star Rooms
Sea Star Rooms

Our deluxe rooms featuring graciously appointed period furnishings that marry classic elegance and modern comfort. All of our Sea Star Rooms are fitted with a queen bed and private bathroom. Some rooms can accommodate more than 2 guests, making them ideal for Cape May family vacations.

Room 9 Room 31 Room 34 Room 1 Room 14 Room 16 Room 18 Room 26 Sand Dollar Rooms About Sand Dollar Rooms
Sand Dollar Rooms

Our coziest accommodations offer relaxation for mind, body and your wallet, too. All of our Sand Dollar Rooms offer a full bed and private bathroom. Perfect for a stress-free weekend getaway to Cape May.

Room 8 Room 23 Room 25 Room 5

Pearl Rooms

Two-Room Suite – Room 281 Queen & 1 TrundleSleeps 4, Third Floor, Ocean ViewsFrom $199
Queen w/ Private Porch – Room 201 QueenSleeps 2, Ground Floor, Private PorchFrom $199
Room 41 KingSleeps 2, Second Floor, Ocean ViewsFrom $189
Room 61 KingSleeps 2, Second Floor, Seating AreaFrom $189
Room 111 KingSleeps 2, Third Floor, Seating AreaFrom $189
Room 191 KingSleeps 2, Third Floor, Quiet LocationFrom $189
Room 131 QueenSleeps 2, Third Floor, Ocean ViewsFrom $159
Room 211 QueenSleeps 2, Second Floor, Ocean ViewsFrom $159

Sea Star Rooms

Room 91 Queen & 1 TrundleSleeps 4, Second FloorFrom $169
Room 311 Queen & 1 TwinSleeps 3, Third FloorFrom $169
Room 341 Queen & 1 TrundleSleeps 4, Third Floor, Quite LocationFrom $169
Room 11 QueenSleeps 2, Second FloorFrom $159
Room 141 QueenSleeps 2, Third Floor, Downtown ViewsFrom $139
Room 161 QueenSleeps 2, Third Floor, Quiet LocationFrom $139
Room 181 QueenSleeps 2, Third Floor, Quiet LocationFrom $139
Room 261 QueenSleeps 2, Located Above Blue BarFrom $139

Sand Dollar Rooms

Room 81 FullSleeps 2, Second FloorFrom $119
Room 231 FullSleeps 2, Located Above Blue BarFrom $119
Room 251 FullSleeps 2, Located Above Blue BarFrom $119
Room 51 FullSleeps 2, Private Bathroom Down the HallFrom $99

Our boutique Cape May lodging offers guests the amenities of a hotel with the friendliness and warmth of a bed and breakfast in a historical setting only a half block from the beach!

Room Amenities

All of our guest rooms have TVs, telephones, air conditioning, free wireless internet access, private baths, and are iPod friendly. Additionally, we provide hair dryers, bathroom toiletries, irons and ironing boards. Rooms with Queen or King size beds also have refrigerators. We are a non-smoking hotel.


When you arrive at our hotel please pull into the guest unloading zone just across from the front entrance, set your flashers, and come inside for check in where we will direct you to parking.

If you are plan on arriving later than 9:00 p.m., please call the hotel ahead of time so that we can explain our late arrival procedure.


Our Cape May, NJ hotel is set in the heart of the Historic district, so the use of your vehicle is not needed. Depending on the time of year, we will either direct you to a free street parking meter (from November 1st until April 30th) or to a complimentary parking (permit needed) on the Bank Street Parking Lot (between May 1st and October 31st), which is a 5-7 minute scenic walk back. We also do have a bike rack on the premises, but please bring your own lock.


A $30 breakfast voucher for use in The Mad Batter Restaurant is included in the nightly room rate. During the winter months of January and February, breakfast is offered Friday through Monday only, and subject to the restaurant's hours of operation. The restaurant is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

Hotel guests receive a 30% discount on the purchase of dinner entrees at our restaurant (excluding alcohol.) Please check MadBatter.com for hours, menus, and to make your reservation.

Join us for live music at The Blue Batter Bar with happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m. daily. See our Facebook page for our current lineup of talented musicians.

Beach Access

Our Cape May, NJ hotel is located only a half block from the beach, and in the Summer season we provide towels for the beach in your room. Unfortunately we cannot supply beach tags due to city ordinances, but these can be purchased at the beach along with beach chairs and umbrellas rentals.

Check-in is after 3:00 p.m. We regret that we cannot accommodate early check-ins. If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 p.m., please call the hotel ahead of time so that we can explain our late arrival procedure.

Checkout is at 11:00 a.m.

Cancellations must be received at least 10 days prior to your arrival in order for a refund, minus a $30 processing fee per room. Cancellations made within 10 days of your arrival will allow a return of your deposit, minus a $30.00 processing fee per room, only if the accommodations are re-rented for the night(s) of your stay. There will be no refunds or credit for reduction of stay or cancellation after check-in.

Special Offers may not be combined, and are not applicable with third party bookings or gift certificates. Please check our Specials Page often for current special offers.

Extra Person fees are charged per night.
• $15.00 for a child under 8 years
• $30.00 for an additional guest over 8 years
• Portable cribs are available for $10.00 (subject to availability) in rooms 4, 6, 13, 16, 20, and 31.
• Cots are available (subject to availability) in rooms 4, 6, 13 and 20.

Pets unfortunately cannot be accommodated at our hotel. We will be happy to recommend local boarding facilities.

Smoking is not allowed at our property. A $200 fee will be assessed if someone smokes in the room.

Privacy Policy

Our Mission
At Carroll Villa Hotel, we are dedicated to protecting your privacy and safeguarding your personally identifiable information.

Information Collection
Our main purpose in collecting your personal information is to provide you with a streamlined experience in making reservations at Carroll Villa Hotel. We only collect information about you that we consider necessary for achieving this. Personally identifiable information is only obtained when making a reservation.

We sometimes use data collection devices such as “cookies” on certain pages of the Site to measure effectiveness and safety. A “cookie” is a small file that gets placed on your hard-drive that helps us provide our services. You are free to decline cookies if you choose too.

At Carroll Villa Hotel, we take security seriously. When users make a reservation we use every precaution to safe guard it online and offline.

Your payment and personal information is always safe. Our Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software is the industry standard and encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address, so that it cannot be read over the internet.

Policy Modifications
Carroll Villa Hotel may amend this Privacy Statement from time to time in order to meet changes in the regulatory environment, business needs, or to satisfy the needs of our guests, properties, strategic marketing partners, and service providers.