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Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast

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400 16th Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at Barclay's for 4 nights in early August. Rich and Sharon took great care of us and did their best to make sure we had everything we needed. The beach is less than 3 blocks away and there are other attractions close by in case of a rainy day (check out the Chrysler Museum of Art!). Breakfast was... More 

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Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In 30+ years of staying in B&B's, Barclay Cottage ranks at the very top. In the hustle and bustle of a beach town, Barclay Cottage is a close walk to the beach and yet a very quiet retreat. With the mature crepe myrtles providing a beautiful and fragrant canopy over the historic inn, you can relax in the most luxurious... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You're 2 1/2 blocks from the main beach but you could as well be on another planet or in another era. Barclay Cottage B & B is a beautiful end of 19th century house and it's hosts know exactly what hospitability should be! Imagine waking up in the morning to the smell of freshly cooked apple pancakes or bacon? Or... More 

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Abingdon, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is our second trip to the Barclay Cottage and the Innkeepers Rich and Sharon do not disappoint. You are treated like family the minute you walk thru the door. Their home is your home. They will go out of their way to make sure you have everything you need to make your trip to Virginia Beach memorable. The breakfast... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This B&B is a hidden gem in VA Beach! We stayed in "Alice's Room" which has been renovated & decorated to modern tastes but yet still has the old feel and charm of the cottage. Sharon & Rich are the perfect hostesses. They are both so warm and kind and made our weekend memorable. This was my husband and I's... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Cozy and comfortable, lovingly decorated with every amenity, the Barclay Cottage B&B is the place to spend a relaxing and fun time in Virginia Beach. Sharon and Rich, the owners, are so welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable of the area with excellent recommendations for activities and meals. The best of hosts! Rich's breakfasts are scrumptious and presented beautifully. Chocolate chip cookies... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Found Barclay Cottage while looking for a place to stay for a weekend tournament. It's about 3 blocks from the beach and is a wonderful old house with a great history. The rooms are clean and the service is phenominal. Rich and Sharon are delightful locals, who know the area well. Their recommendations for dinner and lunch were spot on.... More 

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Virginia USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

As soon as you check in, Rich and Sharon, owners of the Barclay Cottage B&B, make you feel as though you've just arrived home. Their warmth and hospitality is unmatched in any bed and breakfast we've visited. The house us beautiful and only three blocks off the beach but in a quiet neighborhood. The rooms are cozy and well appointed... More 

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Buckhannon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

You know what's awesome? Staying for the fifth year at the Barclay. You know what's awesomer (I'm a writer so I can make up words :) )? It's that the BandB changed owners with no difference in the passion with which they treat their guests. Rich and Sharon share the same goals as the previous innkeepers...a great experience, top notch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My wife and I stayed last weekend and could not have asked for anything more. We stayed in the Lillian Room which was spacious, comfortable, and well decorated. The location was perfect being only a couple of block walk to the beach. Barclay Cottage has many amenities complimentary to guests to include beach chairs, beach towels, and bicycles to name... More 

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VABEACHB&B, Owner at Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

What a great review, Thank You for the many compliments. We are still smiling from reading the review, we really like that you think Richs breakfast is best breakfast that you have had at any B&B. Come on back, he has been trying some new recipes! More 

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