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16408 West Ridge, Tangier Island, VA 23440
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Bay View Inn
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our second visit to Bay View Inn and Tangier Island. We hope to visit as often as possible. Maureen, Jim and their son David are the nicest hosts you could ask for. They're never in your way but are always available to chat/help if you need. They go out of their way to make you comfortable. The rooms are spacious,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Maureen, Jim, and David are some of the nicest people you could ever wish to meet. I valued & loved the "boat side" golf cart limo service that picks up you and anything you need transported to your room. "Relaxing atmosphere" is an understatement, "accommodating hosts" is an understatement, personalized service as your breakfast choice is prepared especially and deliciously... More

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Culpeper, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay on June 5th at the Bay View Inn and plan to go back later this summer! The hosts of this Inn (Jim, Maureen, & David) were just delightful in sharing their info and insights in visiting this lovely island. Our room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was a highlight as they personally prepared each of... More

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Hampton, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The Bay View Inn offers a relaxing atmosphere with out a care in the world. Maureen, Jim and David are very accommodating and sensitive to their guests needs. The Inn offers clean comfortable rooms, and excellent views from the two story deck. A must see is the sun setting from the grounds! So glad we went to experienced this Virginia... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

A group of friends stepped off the ferry last month into another world. Tangier is lovely - soft breezes, salt air, birds singing! We were met at the dock by David who picked up our luggage for transfer to the Bay View. On the way we picked up our bicycles and golf carts. Arriving at the charming inn, we were... More

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Fairfax, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Jim, Maureen, and David definitely go all out to make a visit to the Bay View Inn a pleasant experience. Tangier Island is a "go with the flow" place. It is unique, and if you read An Island Out of Time and/or Skipjack, you will have some understanding of what it is about. After a day of driving around in... More

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Winchester, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We flew into the airport for the weekend. Jim picked us up at the airport in the Inn's golf cart, although the Inn is just a short walk away. Actually on this island, everything is a short walk away! Accommodations were private, quiet, and comfortable. Our room was cozy, not fancy. Wi-fi was available in the main house (on this... More

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Manheim, Pennsylvania, USA
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

Flew in for the weekend. A very beautiful place to stay close to the airport. Only a 2 minute walk. Jim and Maureen and their son David did all they could to make our stay enjoyable and memorable. Taking time to explain island life to us and any other questions we had. For a very relaxed time I highly recommend... More

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Spring Grove, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

From the first steps from the Stephen Thomas Ferry onto Tangier Island.......My family and I knew we had arrived to a unique and beautiful island! David met us there at the dock, and loaded our bags onto our stretch-limo of golf carts! He gave us the scenic ride, with guidance to points of interest, to our home away from home.......The... More

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Colonial Beach, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

My first visit to Tangier Island was made more pleasurable by a stay at the Bay View B&B. David's breakfast was delicious and plentiful. He also transported us via golf cart to and from the boat which was a great help. Maureen and Jim were very accommodating and interesting to talk to. I would recommend a stay at this B&B.

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Address: 16408 West Ridge, Tangier Island, VA 23440
Location: United States > Virginia > Tangier Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Bay View Hotel Tangier Island

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Recommended inn when visiting Tangier Island. Established in 1904 by Sidney Wallace a merchant on Tangier Island. Bay View Inn is one of the oldest homes on Tangier Island and is filled with the beauty and charm of day's gone by. Our accommodations have fascinated artists, celebrities and business executives. Guest astronomy folks say it's an excellent location for viewing and searching the stars. Tangier Island's Bay View Inn will touch your soul for years to come. There are nine cottages and two rooms in the main house. Under new ownership and open year-round for you to enjoy a pleasant and restful visit to the quiet and remote fishing village of Tangier Island, Va. Featured in the 1973 November issue of National Geographic. ... more   less 
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