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Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We thought about beach-front hotels but decided to search for B&B's. The results brought back a handful and we selected a couple -- one of of which was this one. We actually called the other place first: simply a luck of the draw on the search results, but got their voicemail three times. First call the night we decided to...

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Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We have stayed in many B&B's, and this is definitely the best of them all! Sharon's taste with the decor is perfect, with beachy colors, driftwood, and ocean-themed art. We rented all three upstairs rooms for our party of 5, and it was very quiet, comfortable, and meticulously clean. We loved the upstairs wrap-around porch, with rocking chairs, and a...

1Thank nmichelle888
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Stephens City, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the second time we stayed at Barclay Cottage and it was just as nice or maybe even nicer than the first. Having been there before we knew what to expect and we were not disappointed. Sharon and Rich do an amazing job of making you feel welcome and relaxed. Their house is immaculately kept. The breakfasts Rich whips...

1Thank joyz46
Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 15 April 2017

BARCLAY COTTAGE HAS IT ALL!!! Sharon and Rich are the ultimate southern hosts.Making you feel like friends,rather than guests.If you want breakfast go to Waffle House,If you want an amazing culinary experience then have breakfast with Sharon and Rich.They leave no stone unturned. Already planning our next visit. Reed and Will M

1Thank wmmaddox1
New Jersey
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Barclay Cottage is a lovely seashore cottage with fantastic breakfasts and warm hosts. The Lighthouse Room, our favorite, is decorated in nautical tones and full of lighthouse memorabilia, our favorite. This is our best stop on our winter drive to Florida and this is our third year visiting at the beginning and end of our trip. The living room common...

1Thank Marilyn D
Germantown, Maryland
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Down for a weekend getaway, visiting Virginia Beach for the first time. Lovely place to stay, a few blocks from the beach. Easy walk down to the boardwalk or one can rent their bikes to cycle around the community and onto the boardwalk. Great accommodations with comfortable rooms....and really liked the personalized 'sea scroll'---nice touch to remind us of being...

1Thank Sarah D
VABEACHB&B, Owner at Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Sharon and I love the warm kinship we share with guests like you who come during the off season. Your stay made us comfortable and engaging as well which is warmth in itself. Thanks for the review as we hope to see you in the warmer months as well. Rich and sharon

Reviewed 4 October 2016

The services, presentation, facilities, and atmosphere of this establishment were amazing. We bought a 2 night stay with Romance package. The owners are as kind, courteous, and entirely accommodating. First off, the initial greeting and check in started with a brief tour because we had to check in between wedding and reception. There was a late check in, but we...

Thank Mike & Angela S
VABEACHB&B, Owner at Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I have to give the lions share of credit for presentation and décor to Sharon and love when guests mention it in their reviews. Being able to help accommodate special requests gives us an even deeper feeling of fulfillment that our guests are enjoying themselves. Thanks for the review and yes if you need a DD that's fun for me...

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 28 September 2016

My husband have stayed in this Bed and Breakfast three times now, and we love going back. We are usually in Virginia Beach for races (we run for fun!) and we have stayed in this location for the Virginia Beach Rock n Roll Half Marathon, the Yuengling Shamrock Half Marathon, and the Virginia is for Lovers 14k. The owners are...

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

When our friends return to see us it is the best compliment we could ask for. To take time to let people know truly touches both Sharon and myself. Heartfelt thanks as we look forward to Shamrock 2017! Rich and Sharon.

Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Sharon and Rich run an outstanding B&B. Impeccably clean, beautifully decorated and comfortable, the website pictures do no do justice to the Barclay. All details are looked at and maintained. Beds and linens are excellent, baths fresh and clean. Great public common space. Rich and Sharon are offer wonderful Hospitaility. Rich is an excellent cook offering well prepared, beautifully presented...

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

Happy to announce the website photos close to completion! One of our biggest sources of pride is the work Karen, Sharon and myself put in to all the things you mention, nothing feels better than kind words that both reinforce and motivate us to making the Barclay cottage an experience. Thank you, Rich and Sharon

Manassas, Virginia
Reviewed 18 August 2016

My husband surprised me by booking a room for two nights at the Barclay Cottage B&B, and including a wine and cheese tray, a couples massage, and a dinner at a local restaurant. We were warmly greeted by Rich, our innkeeper, who explained about the keys, refrigerator, breakfast time, etc. Then we changed into our complimentary robes, walked down the...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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  • Spa
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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 

Additional Information about Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast

Address: 400 16th St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3406
Region: United States > Virginia > Virginia Beach
Price Range: $193 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We stayed upstairs in the Davenport. It has a private bath and is close to the second floor porch.”
Y2755ULmatth, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“We love the Cape Henry "Lighthouse room and have not tried staying in the others but I'm sure they are just as nice.”
joyz46, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Flip a coin they are all awesome”
wmmaddox1, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“1st fl room has private bath, up rooms dont, but not a terrible inconvenience. our room was next to balcony”
mikeangelas, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the Davenport Room”
aztraveler2011, 20 May 2016 | Read review
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