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Cutty Sark Efficiency Motel

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Richmond, VA
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room had what I need, the staff was perfect. The pool was small but it served the purpose. I love the view of the ocean from the balcony. It was close to shops and restaurant . The Shuttle stop right outside the Motel.

Thank Happytrips
Fairmont, West Virginia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I am 3 years late for this review, but here it is! The staff here are very kind and welcoming. The owner actually spends time working the desk, which was a pleasant surprise! Hotel was well maintained, but it felt a little old. Overall, I enjoyed my stay! 5/5 for the Cutty Sark!

Thank Benjamin M
White Pine, Tennessee
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed in ground level room. Street view with no ocean view. Room was clean but very dated. Man at front desk was very helpful & accommodating & this motel is lucky to have him. Front desk checkin closes at 10pm & doesn't reopen until 9am. The a/c is set within the office to be 15 degrees cooler than the outside...

Thank TnTravelinGirl
Wise, Virginia
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Pros - The location and price were the only redeeming qualities of this hotel in my eyes. The hotel staff was nice enough. Cons - the biggest problem with the room was the refrigerator that was built into the kitchenette. After taking a full day to realize that it was even a mini fridge, it decided not to close for...

Thank Corey F
MsJAKoch, Innkeeper at Cutty Sark Efficiency Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our little Hotel. You are right, we are not of this decade. We have been right here serving our guest, new and long time return guest for over Four (4) Decades , 40 years. Our Vintage Efficiency Kitchenettes, all one piece, stove, fridge, sink, and cabinets in beautiful white enameled steel, are original to...

Millersville, Maryland
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This is a low cost alternative to the expensive chain hotels right on the beach. Yes the beach is right across the street, it is walk up no elevator. It is a concrete block with iron frame building. No there is no fire hazard here. Ownership has done the best possible to decorate and make the rooms as attractive as...

2Thank meanbear410
MsJAKoch, Innkeeper at Cutty Sark Efficiency Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words regarding our Air-conditioning. We made a major investment in a geo-thermal well to service our Air-conditioning circulator two years ago. We had a very Hot summer season this year, and it did us proud. Thank you for mentioning it. We thought you described us pretty well. We do have the patina of age you...

Mamaroneck, New York
Reviewed 11 August 2016

If by "historic" they mean old and poorly maintained, then historic they are. They are all grouped together across the street from the motel, so the location is great -- just cross Atlantic Avenue and you are on the boardwalk/beach. Having the extra space was great, too. Sadly, this is the extent of the pros list. After navigating the creative...

Thank Val7777
MsJAKoch, Innkeeper at Cutty Sark Efficiency Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and for noticing the effort and creativity put into arranging free parking for cottages that needed little to none when they were built, close to a century ago. No more space available but much additional parking needed. There are City and privately owned Parking Garages nearby for additional parking. Our Cottage rentals are self catering...

Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Don't let the age of this quaint motel fool you. It is very clean and the people are extremely nice. There are no phones in the room, so if you need something, you have to walk down to the office. This is a walk up hotel, no elevators, but it is only three floors and the view is well worth...

1Thank Tammy G
MsJAKoch, Innkeeper at Cutty Sark Efficiency Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to having you with us soon again.

Martinsburg, West Virginia
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We stayed w/ Cutty Sark last summer in July 2015, ocean view balcony w/ queen bed, sleeper sofa, and kitchenette. We absolutely LOVED it. It was home away from home. While it does seem the facility is stuck in 80's-90's, we took comfort and enjoyed it. It was clean, comfortable, functional, and the best part RELAXING with just a short...

Thank kristih44
Big Lake, Alaska
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Arrived at the Cutty Sark and I'm not happy. After seeing this place in Virginia Beach for years and thinking it would be a nice place to stay, I have come to the concussion that this is not the place for me. The clerk was very rude and they do not provide enough parking to cover the guest they rent...

Thank AKSnoqueen
MsJAKoch, Innkeeper at Cutty Sark Efficiency Motel, responded to this review

I am so sorry you were not happy. You spoke by phone to our front desk a number of times and we explained that we only have a little over a dozen units and even though many guest with Handicaps stay with us and are comfortable, we do not have any units designated as Handicapped. Your oversized truck did fit...

Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

The efficiency we stayed in was very cute, exactly as pictured in the brochure and on-line listings. We were on the third floor, and it's a walk-up, so the luggage got heavier on each flight going up. The kitchen was small but very useful. We even cooked in one night, and it was great to have dishes, utensils, and cookware...

1Thank Susan_long_island
MsJAKoch, Innkeeper at Cutty Sark Efficiency Motel, responded to this review

What a joy to have folks like you stay with us.....I am posting your comment right now so all our staff can see. You make us very happy. This is our life....Kindest regards and do come again soon.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cutty Sark Motel is located in the exclusive, quite North End of the Virginia Beach Boardwalk and directly across the street from the Ocean. Balconies have wonderful view of the Ocean and the Dolphins who live there. We are only Five (5) minutes from the convention center. Free entertainment nightly at Neptune Park. A great way to start the evening. Shopping, fine dining and live entertainment are but a stroll away. Each guest room has a full equipped efficiency with everything a family of four(4) needs to prepare light meals. Our Historic Cottages will accommodate up to eight (8) persons. Refrigerator, microwave, stove toaster as well as coffee and tea service. Dinette, sleep sofa, color, cable TV with HBO, air conditioning and free wifi. Most rooms have balconies with memorable views of the Ocean. The Cutty Sark is convenient to the Virginia Beach Convention Center( 5 Minutes ) The Cutty Sark is 3 mi from Edgar Cayce/ARE Center, 4 mi from the Virginia Aquarium, 7mi from Oceana Naval Air Station, 1 mi from Old Cape Henry Lighthouse and 13 mi from Norfolk International Airport.Golf, Tennis, Fishing and Boating are close by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cutty Sark Efficiency Motel

Address: 3614 Atlantic Ave, Across the Street From the Ocean, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2707
Region: United States > Virginia > Virginia Beach
Price Range: $109 - $320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Cutty Sark Efficiency Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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#40 On the Beach Hotel in Virginia Beach
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“Ocean view w/ balcony”
kristih44, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Go elsewhere”
a25556, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with a balcony. It gives you a bit more space.”
samtinch, 17 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ocean view, choose rooms 32,33,34. Ask for Jerry!”
kerryo141, 29 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The front rooms have balconies and are located on Atlantic avenue. Rooms on the north side of the building have less street noise.”
mimizh_12, 11 Jun 2015 | Read review
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