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Reston, Virginia
Reviewed 14 August 2008

We have just returned from another wonderful stay at the Barclay Cottage, and it was just as delightful as our first-anniversary visit! Our room was comfortable and cleaned each day. They serve very scrumpous, homemade breakfasts. Mary-Louise and Stephen are very accommodating, worldly, and knowledgeable hosts, especially with a pregnant lady! We hope to visit again someday.

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Charlottesville
Reviewed 2 August 2008

Steve and Marie-Louise have thought of everything to make it a delightful stay -- comfortable attractive rooms full of family treasures, rockers on the cool porches, bikes and towels for the beach, afternoon snacks, introductions to fellow guests in a friendly setting over a delicious breakfast. Nicely located in a pleasant residential area an easy two blocks from the hustle...

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3Thank Lucinda22
Virginia
Reviewed 29 July 2008

Our weekend getaway to Virginia Beach to celebrate our anniversary was all the more wonderful because of our stay at Barclay Cottage. The inn was perfect -- nice size room (Alice's Room), comfortable bed and linens, and a superb breakfast that kept hunger pangs away all day! We never ate lunch during our entire stay because the breakfast was so...

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tria3, owner at Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Ah, yes. Rocking on the porch, sipping wine, watching the world go by. That's one wonderful way to enjoy a few days away from the rat race! We look forward to your next visit and thanks for reviewing us.

Fairfield, CT
Reviewed 27 July 2008

We stayed here during the week of July 4th. We selelcted Barclay Cottage due to overwhelmingly postive reviews left on Tripadvisor about the place. I am very happy to say that we also had a great stay here. The place is impeccably clean, the room ("Lillian's Room") though just a little small, was comfortably decorated and had a very inviting...

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2Thank Barbqing
tria3, Owner at Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Well, we plan to own Barclay Cottage for a very long time, so I hope that means you'll be back many times! Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate that you took the time to do it.

Barclay Cottage
Reviewed 19 July 2008

Barclay Cottage B&B : Home away from Home Wow... our stay at the Barclay Cottage ( 21-25 june 08) was the best B&B that we were in... Steve and Marie-Louise were the perfect host... The Breakfast setting was gorgeous and the food really homemade taste... Many time I did ask Steven for directions or things to see and do and...

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2Thank Formidablesejour
tria3, owner at Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I am glad you appreciated our flying your flag. It is our way of celebrating that you came such a long way and that you chose to stay with us. Thanks for your kind review.

Fairfax, VA
Reviewed 15 July 2008

This is a fantastic place to stay. The rooms are great. I would recommend one of the rooms with a private bath. The breakfasts are really awesome. You eat at a table with everyone else and find out why they are in town. The B&B is 200 yards from the beach. I would recommend this place to anyone.

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2Thank stevenjscott
tria3, owner at Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for picking up on the fact that we do find ourselves surrounded by interesting people from interesting places. We are so happy to have such wonderful people come to us...and we don't have to go anywhere else to meet them! We appreciate your taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 8 July 2008

Steve and Marie-Louise, the hosts at Barclay Cottage were so welcoming, and their inn was so comfortable that it was hard to leave on Monday morning. Our room was lovely, spotless, and had a mattress so comfortable that we plan to buy one like it for ourselves. Bikes, beach chairs, towels, and even sunscreen were at the ready when we...

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2Thank FunTrip25
tria3, owner at Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

You sure did take full advantage of our wonderful location. Yes, we are within very short walking distance of the beach and so many restaurants. Many people do not realize, as you do, that there is so much else to do. I am glad you enjoyed the kayaking!

Virginia
Reviewed 23 June 2008

I returned home yesterday from Barclay and just looking at the pictures makes me sad that I'm not sitting there now. I cannot say enough about this bed & breakfast. Everything was perfect. My boyfriend took me there as a surprise and actually ended up proposing over the weekend. Steve and Marie-Louise helped to make the weekend so special for...

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tria3, owner at Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

There's one thing you forgot...the City of Virginia Beach had fireworks over the water the day you were engaged. We tried to take the credit for this, but I think you saw through it! Thank you both for honoring us by getting engaged here. We are so happy to be part of your life together and hope we will share...

LisaD219
Reviewed 23 June 2008

Since the moment my mom and I pulled up to the property we knew right away it was going to be amazing. The Cottage and garden alone were just gorgeous! When you do check in and arrive inside, the feeling of the cottage is warm and inviting. The rooms and every inch of their cottage are filled with antiques and...

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tria3, owner at Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We were so pleased to be part of the surprise for your mom. I still think you should have left her here for an extra day because SHE did not have to go back to work!!!

Sarasota Florida
Reviewed 31 May 2008

The owners, Steve and Marie-Louise, from the moment we walked in the door made us feel right at home. The thoughtfulness with which they outfitted the space was extraordinary...from the microwave to heat up leftovers, to the free phone service, to the computer hook up. Nothing was forgotten. And then there was the breakfast and conversation. We felt as if...

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tria3, owner at Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

When you stay with us, you ARE visiting friends. That's how we feel and that's why we love owning a B&B. Thank you for letting us know that you enjoyed your stay and, please do think of this as your beach home.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
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  • 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 - €148 (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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