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Reviewed 4 October 2016

The services, presentation, facilities, and atmosphere of this establishment were amazing. We bought a 2 night stay with Romance package. The owners are as kind, courteous, and entirely accommodating. First off, the initial greeting and check in started with a brief tour because we had to check in between wedding and reception. There was a late check in, but we...

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 28 September 2016

My husband have stayed in this Bed and Breakfast three times now, and we love going back. We are usually in Virginia Beach for races (we run for fun!) and we have stayed in this location for the Virginia Beach Rock n Roll Half Marathon, the Yuengling Shamrock Half Marathon, and the Virginia is for Lovers 14k. The owners are...

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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Sharon and Rich run an outstanding B&B. Impeccably clean, beautifully decorated and comfortable, the website pictures do no do justice to the Barclay. All details are looked at and maintained. Beds and linens are excellent, baths fresh and clean. Great public common space. Rich and Sharon are offer wonderful Hospitaility. Rich is an excellent cook offering well prepared, beautifully presented...

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Manassas, Virginia
Reviewed 17 August 2016

My husband surprised me by booking a room for two nights at the Barclay Cottage B&B, and including a wine and cheese tray, a couples massage, and a dinner at a local restaurant. We were warmly greeted by Rich, our innkeeper, who explained about the keys, refrigerator, breakfast time, etc. Then we changed into our complimentary robes, walked down the...

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Akron, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Rich and Sharon are amazing! We stayed in the Cape Henry room, the bedding is amazing! The breakfasts above and beyond anything we could have dreamed up. Only 2 blocked for the beach, everything we needed to spend a day on the beach provided. First class all the way. We will be back time and time again.

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Reviewed 12 August 2016

This is a very lovely B&B. The new owners have done a wonderful job updating and creating a very beautiful, relaxing atmosphere. The owners are very friendly, welcoming and helpful. The food was delicious!

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Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We had a wonderful stay at Barclay Cottage!! The Inn is beautiful and immaculate, and the Innkeepers, Sharon and Rich are the sweetest, most thoughtful people! The rooms are well laid out and the bath huge (especially for a house that is 121 years of age!!) We stayed in Davenport, formerly known as Alice's Room, and it was perfect! The...

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Reviewed 13 June 2016

My husband and I stayed at Barclay Cottage for a weekend in June. Sharon and Rich are lovely people and made us feel so welcome. We stayed in the Davenport room and it was comfortable and had lovely windows that looked out on the porch. They provided beach towels and water for days on the beach and a communal refrigerator...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 20 May 2016

We recently stayed for 4 nights and had and absolutely wonderful stay. The inn is beautiful! It's 2-3 blocks from the beach...a very easy walk to the boardwalk. Rich and Sharon were so gracious and we enjoyed getting to know them. Breakfasts were delicious and creatively presented. We stayed in the Davenport Room (Alice's room on the website). Very comfortable,...

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Reviewed 17 March 2016

This place is like a jewel, the owners are two great person and it was lovely to chat with both. Breakfast is beyond good, food when carely prepared has a totally different taste. It is a pity I was there just for one night

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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  • Spa
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
1895 Victorian Coastal Cottage located in historic residential neighborhood. Turkish towels, crisp linens, heavenly beds, spa robes, modern upscale amenities, gourmet breakfasts, beach towels and all beach gear, bicycles, many extras included in rates. 2 Blocks to the beach, and short walk to 20 restaurants, 3 museums, and fishing pier. A romantic alternative to high-rise hotel/motel lodging. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast

Address: 400 16th St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3406
Region: United States > Virginia > Virginia Beach
Price Range: €114 - €149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“1st fl room has private bath, up rooms dont, but not a terrible inconvenience. our room was next to balcony”
 of 5 bubbles mikeangelas, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the Davenport Room”
 of 5 bubbles aztraveler2011, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“nice views, easily accessible to the oceanfront”
 of 5 bubbles 198joyr, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Alice's Room which has been renovated into Davenport. I attached a picture of what the room looks like now-- very relaxing!!”
  • Personalized message in a bottle to welcome us home.
  • Impeccable taste in decor.
 of 5 bubbles BryantandMandi, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Lillian's. Alice's is also very nice and bit larger”
 of 5 bubbles TSP67, 5 Sep 2015 | Read review
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