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Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast

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400 16th Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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Abingdon, Maryland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed 4 nights in the Lillian room and we were treated like family the whole time we were there. We have stayed at other B&B's in the past and this was by far the best B&B experience we have had yet.You can tell Rich and Sharon love what they do and it shows in their gracious... More

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

It was truly magnifico to have you stay with us! Your kind words about your visit are so nice to read through. To know we provided one of the best B&B experiences you've had is a fantastic feeling -- thanks so much for saying so. We're so happy you appreciated the aromas of our kitchen, as well as our fresh,... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited VA beach for two nights and we were fortunate enough to Stay at Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast. We were greeted by the owner Sharon who gave us a ton of great recommendations about the area. We stayed in the Alice Room which was very comfortable and had its own private bath. They had wine... More

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

It means a lot that you would recommend us to others! With that being said, we're happy to hear you liked Alice's Room -- it's definitely a great place to unwind. As for wine and drinks, it's so important for us to make sure everyone feels comfortable and relaxed, so we like to provide a little extra to help people... More

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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I struck gold on our honeymoon stay at the Barclay! We highly recommend the Barclay. Our room was the Alice Room and it was clean and spacious with a private bath. The owners and innkeepers Sharon and Rich were amazing. They were friendly, nice, knowledgeable of the area and gracious hosts. Our stay was heavenly for our... More

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

It's wonderful that you chose to spend your honeymoon at the Barclay Cottage! We're so happy to hear that you had a great time staying with us -- for you to describe it as "heavenly" is so kind. We always want to provide the accommodations that make all of our guests feel welcome and comfortable -- we're thrilled you enjoyed... More

Windham, New Hampshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

A recent review by Kristin describes this place perfectly. They have complementary bikes, beach accessories for your use, a very welcoming host and hostess in Rich & Sharon, great comfortable rooms and beds, clean environment, spacious bathrooms, and many other nice personal touches including great homemade cookies. We took Rich's suggestions, borrowed the bikes and headed for Waterman's and Rudee's... More

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

It's always great to read how much our guests enjoyed staying with us, so thank you for taking the time to leave this review. We're so happy you were pleased not only with our B&B but beautiful Virginia Beach as well. We truly hope you'll make another visit sooner rather than later. Take care, Sharon & Rich More

Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Rich and Sharon were absolutely wonderful! We were only able to stay one night, but we would have loved to stay longer. They have plenty of cruiser bikes to go for a ride to the beach and along the boardwalk. Everything you need for the beach, from coolers to boogie boards, are available. The wrap around porch is perfect for... More

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

We're so happy to hear you don't want to stay anywhere else! It was our pleasure to host you, and we wish you could have stayed longer as well. Our goal with all of our guests is to keep them comfortable, so it's wonderful to know you found your rooms to be pleasant. Additionally, as breakfast is one of our... More

Newport News, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Spent 5 great days with Sharon and Rich...I highly recommend this property...I will return again... my niece also enjoyed everything...if you are considering Virginia Beach for a getaway... check out this Inn...Sharon and Rich will make you feel at home from the time you arrive until you depart.

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

Making you feel like you're at home is exactly what we want to do. It's wonderful to know you and your niece enjoyed your Virginia Beach getaway with us. As new owners, we're so happy to hear we're upholding the great hospitality this cottage has had for nearly a hundred years! We hope you'll be back soon, Sharon & Rich More

Clifton Park, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Our first bed and breakfast experience and what a wonderful one it was! Rich and Sharon were lovely. So many advantageous of staying at this bed and breakfast---personal recomendations to restaurants and local things to do, a beautiful porch to sit on all day, complimentary bikes and every beach accessory you can imagine available to use, and a delicious homecooked... More

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

We're honored to have been the hosts of your first B&B experience, Kristin! Knowing that we were able to provide you with everything you needed for your stay makes us so happy. Personal touches are important as we want you to feel at home and at ease while staying with us -- we're glad you enjoyed them! As the new... More

Rock Hill, South Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Sharon & Rich felt like family. My husband and I decided to extend our Virginia vacation one night and stop at Virginia Beach, we couldn't have chosen better. We took advantage of the complimentary bikes to ride up and down the beach and enjoy the music into the night. Location was perfect, quick walk to the beach yet returning thru... More

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

It was a joy having you and your husband, Sharon! We're so happy you extended your vacation, and we're so lucky you decided to spend it with us. It's always great to know our guests enjoy the location of our historic B&B, and it's even better to know we were able to provide the hospitality, comfort, and amenities that every... More

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

My husband and i stayed at the Barclay Cottage for our 4 yr. anniversary and fom checking in to checking out we felt very comfortable with Sharon and Rich. Even when we didn't get in to Virginia Beach until around 11 at night on a Friday, Sharon was very welcoming. We stayed 3 nights ,slept like babies, and every morning... More

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

We were happy you made it on Friday night to start the week end off with a good night sleep. The bikes make it a fun way to get around in the resort area, and help make room for Rich’s amazing homemade breakfast for the next morning! We are glad you liked our coastal touches. Looking forward to your next... More

Rochester, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We enjoyed an excellent 3 day stay at the Barclay Cottage from May 15th through the 17th. From the moment we arrived Sharon and Rich the new owners made us feel right at home. Sharon has a way about her that is so welcoming. The B&B is in a perfect location to walk to everything. The boardwalk is just down... More

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

Thank you for your high recommendation for our B&B! Your review will be very helpful for future guest and made us feel very proud. Hurry back so we can catch up! Sharon & Rich Owners/Innkeepers More

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Address: 400 16th Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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Location: United States > Virginia > Virginia Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
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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 
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