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Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast

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400 16th Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Boyfriend and I spent two evenings at the Barclay Cottage and we couldn't have imagined a more enjoyable experience. Rich and Sharon are amazing. The cottage is beautifully decorated (some of the rooms have been updated from what is shown on the website) and the breakfast is jaw dropping. We had so much fun chatting with Rich and Sharon... More 

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Blairsville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We traveled Feb 27-28 to VA Beach and wanted a home-like atmosphere in order to pamper our daughter serving in the Navy. This was exactly what we wanted. The sleeping rooms are perfect and the breakfasts are unique and served with quiet professionalism. Rich and Sharon are top notch hosts and experts on the local area. The weather was cold... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Rich and Sharon were wonderful hosts. They were friendly, knowledgable, and very sweet. The bed was very comfortable and the breakfasts were delicious. What a beautiful home! I'm looking forward to my next visit at Barclay Cottage.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My friend and I went for a year end retreat and were highly satisfied! Everything was top notch, clean and fresh-smelling, beautifully appointed, with a yummy gourmet breakfast, and the shared bathroom was no problem at all. One of the best amenities are the innkeepers themselves, Rich and Sharon who were exceptional in service, friendliness and made you feel like... More 

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

We're very happy you chose to begin the New Year with us! Hearing how much you both enjoyed your stay is thoroughly rewarding. Reading you compliment the service, amenities, and the location itself is fantastic. We truly hope you will visit again, your visit was a pleasure for us. Happy 2015, Rich & Sharon More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This is a long overdue review. I stayed at Barclay in June 2014 during the wedding weekend of my best friends from medical school. Rick and Sharon were reachable from the airport when I had a transportation question, and made me feel welcome and comfortable immediately upon arrival. They were genuine, down to earth, and lovely hosts offering a beautiful... More 

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

It's wonderful to hear from you! Please know it was our pleasure to host you on such a special weekend for your friend. Reading how much you enjoyed the stay -- from the rooms to the breakfast -- is fantastic. Further, we're so happy we could save you a bit of money and stress by driving you to the wedding.... More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

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

Mary, this is wonderful to hear! Please know how delighted we are that you enjoyed your stay so much -- especially the food and the location. Further, it's great to know you appreciated the decor as we've been working to give a new feel to our cottage. We hope to see you again soon, Rich & Sharon More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

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 

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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 

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