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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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Farnham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Abingdon, Maryland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

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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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

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

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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 Hotel Virginia Beach
Barclay Cottage b&b

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