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The Mermaids' Porch Bed and Breakfast

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497 North St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-2521 See on map
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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3 Star accommodation
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All reviews hot tub delicious homemade cookies portsmouth area great bed and breakfast private bath parked our car highly recommend this b b pleasure of staying modern amenities we loved our stay common areas each evening great hosts a great place to stay comfortable bed front porch yogurt
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Reviewed yesterday

This B&B is truly special. It sits in a quiet historic disrict with magnificent historic homes. The rooms and beds are comfy and well appointed. It is a wonderfully quiet place. The Inn keeper makes a great breakfast and provides a perfect glass of wine...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit at the Mermaid's Porch and would definitely return if in the area. Easy walking distance to restaurants and ferry to Norfolk. Dawn is knowledgable about the area. Did not have to use car while we visited. Her review of places to visit...More

Thank nolah33
Response from DDRUSN, Owner at The Mermaids' Porch Bed and BreakfastResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. One of the things I love about Olde Towne is not having to drive!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first experience with the Mermaids' Porch B&B and it was quite enjoyable. I initially selected it because they have a charging station available and I had recently purchased an electric vehicle. Dawn (owner) is very friendly and offered great restaurant options. I...More

Thank Rob I
Response from DDRUSN, Owner at The Mermaids' Porch Bed and BreakfastResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. Variety is the spice of life. If you stay 14 days, I try to give you a different breakfast every day. I don't cook fancy, but you definitely shouldn't leave hungry. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I spent an evening at this warm and accommodating B&B, and was really glad I did. Dawn, the proprietor and her sweet dog, Jack, made us feel welcome from the moment we arrived. A lovely cup of tea and fresh cookies appeared as if by...More

Thank kathleenv993
Response from DDRUSN, Owner at The Mermaids' Porch Bed and BreakfastResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words.,,and of course they do. ;)

Reviewed 12 October 2018

What a lovely B&B. Beautifully decorated and so warm and welcoming. I could have sat on the front porch swing all night. It was a great location with an easy walk to many restaurants as well as to the water. Dawn was a wonderful hostess...More

Thank Resort647915
Response from DDRUSN, Owner at The Mermaids' Porch Bed and BreakfastResponded 13 October 2018

Thank you for your kind words. I'm proud to have served and offer the military discount as a tribute to others. I also apply the military rate to first responders.

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A sophisticated eclectic 3-room bed and breakfast located in Olde Towne Portsmouth, VA in a Queen Anne Victorian house built in 1898. The Travelers Retreat is a cozy first floor queen-size room. The Americana More room is furnished in antiques with a full-size bed. The Tree Top room is a queen-size light and airy room with both east and west facing windows. Tesla charging station is now available. Come and stay a spell! Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
US$123 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Virginia > Portsmouth
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
US$123 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Virginia > Portsmouth
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Carol F
4 June 2016|
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Response from DDRUSN | Property representative |
There are no bed bugs here. I wash my own linens--they're not done by a service where they could cross-contaminate. There are mattress protectors on the beds. Each room has its own bath.
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Carol F
4 June 2016|
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Response from Kennkat | Reviewed this property |
Hi...Each room has its own bathroom and no bed bugs. They are very clean! If you don't like stairs pick the downstairs bedroom.
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"All three rooms in the B&B are wonderful. Two are on second floor and one ground floor. All are quiet."
martinb513
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"There is one first floor room for those who find stairs difficult and 2 rooms on the second floor."
Resort647915
12 Oct 2018
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"All the rooms are well decorated and have individual charm."
658jdk
1 Sep 2018
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"Ask for a room with the biggest bed"
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20 Aug 2018
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