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Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast

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400 16th Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Barclay Cottage! What a great team Rich and Sharon make. The food was just divine, and we felt completely at home. These two take hospitality to a whole new level! The home is charming, and has a wonderful, relaxed "beachy" feel. The rooms are comfortable and private, and the location is amazing. It... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Virginia Beach is a fun and very active resort city and to find this beautiful historic home just blocks from the Ocean on a charming street away from all the hotels was an amazing find... Rich and Sharon have updated the cottage while keeping all the charm...loved everything about my room from the updated window treatments to the most comfortable... More 

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

Jean, this is wonderful to see. It's always a pleasure to hear from our guests and read about their experience here. We're both so pleased that you're enjoying the updated treatments throughout the home, as well as our linens and breakfast. We cannot wait for your next visit, and hope it's sooner rather than later. Best, Rich & Sharon More 

Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this place! Perfect location, historic, comfortable, and very well maintained. The real highlight, however, are the owners / innkeepers: Rich and Sharon Yenni. Our son is a Navy pilot, stationed in VA Beach, which keeps bringing us back (5 stays so far). We always stay at the Yenni’s B & B, because we have very high standards. We expect... More 

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

You feel like family to us! We always look forward to your visit, they are always fun, and even adventurous ;). Thanks for taking the time to write such an amazing review. Karen is terrific and does a terrific job, so happy to have her with us. She will be excited to read the review. We all love what we... More 

Farnham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Located within easy walking distance from the beach, Barclay Cottage is a gem of a B&B. My wife and I consider ourselves very well travelled having stayed in all manner of 5 star hotels & nil star dives worldwide, but this place deserves a mention in dispatches. Built in 1895, it has all the charm you could wish for and... More 

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

Annette & Stephen, What a stunning review, you capture all details of what we have to share while staying with us. Coming from such a well - traveled couple, we’re honored to hear that your stay was memorable and enjoyable.Our navy pilots have been a bit more active these past few months… of course “We Love Jet Noise”! We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

From the moment we arrived, we were treated as if we were family. Rich & Sharon opened their home to us and we felt like we have know them for years. We stayed in the Lighthouse room. The room was so clean, comfortable and bright. The Jacuzzi was very relaxing after a long day of walking the beach and boardwalk.... More 

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

Kevin, what a fantastic review to get to read. Thanks so much for sharing what a wonderful experience you had at our cottage. Knowing that you want to make this an annual trip is such a joy. We can't wait to have you back. Take care, Sharon & Rich More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My wife and I had the good fortune to spend a night. Great location neat and clean. We will stay here when ever we are in town. My wife has food allergies so Richard modified breakfast to be gluten free. Being only two blocks from the water is was easy for us to get our ocean front walks.

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

Bill, thank you so much for a fabulous review. It's always a pleasure to read that our guests had such an enjoyable stay. We'd absolutely love to have you two stay with us again. All the best, Sharon & Rich More 

Newark, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My wife(Jeanne) and I(Chris) had the great fortune to spend 2 glorious nights at the Barclay Cottage B&B. I could say ditto this and ditto that and what she said and what he said and that would cover my review. However that just will not do. First off let's start with a definition. Noun: nirvana Nirvana is a place or... More 

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

Chris & Jeanne, when we read your review it made us emotional. It means so much to us that you two had such a peaceful happy experience at our B&B, and that you shared you feelings for others to read. We loved being referred to as “Nirvana”, as owners and innkeepers what more is there to ask for……. Until next... More 

Housatonic, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My mom, sister and I met in Virginia Beach in September. I would return just to see Sharon and Richard and to feel the love they have created in their home. We were graciously and lovingly cared for! From exquisitely presented breakfast plates by Sharon to the equally delicious food, where Rich catered to my Vegan palette with the wish... More 

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

Rosalind, we are so overjoyed to read your lovely review. It was so nice to have you, your mother, and your sister staying with us. Further, knowing how much you enjoyed the house and the breakfast makes our day. We absolutely would love to have you all back soon. Best, Sharon & Rich More 

Milford, Connecticut
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Richard and Sharon were wonderful hosts with lots of information about where to eat and what to do. The rooms were gorgeous and wonderfully decorated. Breakfasts by Richard were gourmet style. My husband and I love to go to B and Bs and this was definitely one of the best.

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

One of the best? Thanks so much, Robin! It truly means so much to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us, as well as our recommendations for the area. We really do hope you'll stay with us again in the future. Best, Sharon & Rich More 

Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

My husband and I were looking for quick getaway to Virginia Beach from Richmond VA. We had hoped to stay at a friend of a friend's beach house but that didn't work out. However they referred us to Barclay Cottage. This is truly a wonderful Bed & Breakfast. It's very charming from the outside. Two stories with a wrap around... More 

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

We're both so happy to know how much fun you and your husband had during your getaway! Hearing the beautiful way you describe our B&B makes every thing we do worth it. We love being able to provide a relaxing, comfortable room with every amenity needed, so to read that you think we succeeded in that is so rewarding. We... More 

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Additional Information about Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast

Address: 400 16th Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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Location: United States > Virginia > Virginia Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Barclay Cottage b&b
Barclay Cottage Hotel Virginia Beach

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