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Lawrenceville, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful quite place. The cottage we stayed in was nicely decorated and comfortable. Walking distance to everything including the beach. They have direct tv but spent most of the time walking around the island. The breakfast was delicious!!! Would definitely stay there again!!!!

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Fairfax, Virginia
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

We came in on a rainy day but were immediately made to feel welcomed on Tangier's by the owner's son David who met us at the dock in a golf cart to take us to the hotel along with our luggage. This is not only a quaint B & B but has beautiful views of the town from the front... More 

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Poplar Branch, North Carolina
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

We arrived 5 hrs. late because of a mix up with the boat from Onancock but enjoyed the hrs in the Old town. Mark the boat capt was GREAT in providing information about the area, including the navigation of the Chesapeake Bay. Bay View was the only place where we could stay, everything else was closed seasonally or run down... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 22 January 2016

I took my mother and children for a weekend getaway to Tangier Island. I enjoy emersing my children in culturally enriching experiences. The ferry ride over to the island was a treat for my children. The captain was GREAT. Once we arrived, the staff at Bay View had arranged to meet us at the dock to transport us to the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
Reviewed 21 October 2015

My mother and I had a fantastic, relaxing time. Maureen was so helpful and made us feel right at home. David was a FANTASTIC cook. They picked us up from the boat dock and delivered our luggage right on time before our boat left the next day. The rooms were clean and very comfortable. If you are looking for quiet... More 

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Reviewed 14 October 2015

Maureen and son David couldn't have been more thoughtful, helpful and almost mind reading what was next for us. We came with a group of 10 people and it felt like we had Maureen and David each to our own. "Hey Dave, we would like to go to Uppards!" "No Problem" Later, "Your boat leaves at 4pm" The rooms were... More 

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Salisbury, Maryland
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Reviewed 9 October 2015

I've stayed at the Bay View Inn on three different occasions! The hospitality speaks for itself! What an absolutely wonderful place! I feel like they are family when I stay! Very kind, polite, friendly, and I will not stay anywhere but Bay View! The rooms are extremely clean!!! I can't say enough about the B&B or the owners! I can't... More 

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Meherrin, Virginia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 27 September 2015

I can't say enough about the wonderful hosts Maureen and David! From the moment David met us at the dock to pick up our luggage, we knew we had made the right choice. This afforded us time to tour the town, eat lunch and check in at our own convenience. We checked in with Maureen who greeted us warmly and... More 

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Warsaw, Virginia
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Reviewed 23 September 2015

From beginning to end, great service, friendly hosts, quiet rooms just a 5 minute walk from "downtown" Tangier! Maureen and David are just great - and David cooks fabulous breakfasts to order (fried tomatoes, eggs, potatoes, bacon - whatever you want). If you come to Tangier expecting cable TV, internet, and cell phone service, you came to the wrong place... More 

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Reviewed 16 September 2015

The Bay View Inn is managed by a wonderful family that greeted us and made us feel like friends rather than just paying visitors. Thank you Maureen for your hospitality! David, the champion at making excellent eggs without fail. The rooms are nice, clean, TV with many channels. I will definitely come back with family and recommend this place for... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Recommended inn when visiting Tangier Island. Established in 1904 by Sidney Wallace a merchant on Tangier Island. Bay View Inn is one of the oldest homes on Tangier Island and is filled with the beauty and charm of day's gone by. Our accommodations have fascinated artists, celebrities and business executives. Guest astronomy folks say it's an excellent location for viewing and searching the stars. Tangier Island's Bay View Inn will touch your soul for years to come. There are nine cottages and two rooms in the main house. Under new ownership and open year-round for you to enjoy a pleasant and restful visit to the quiet and remote fishing village of Tangier Island, Va. Featured in the 1973 November issue of National Geographic. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay View Inn

Address: 16408 West Ridge, Tangier Island, VA 23440
Region: United States > Virginia > Tangier Island
Price Range: $168 - $329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Bay View Hotel Tangier Island
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“Cabin with bunk beds worked great for our family of 5.”
 of 5 bubbles it3llc, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms look across the grounds at each other, the ones at the north end are near a marsh creek.”
 of 5 bubbles OBXEASYRIDER, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 has an electric fireplace. Room 2 has a nice view. WIFI is scattered. UNPLUG!”
 of 5 bubbles C1037ECjeffh, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Don't know what rooms in main house are like, but we loved our cabin on the canal-marsh side of the property.”
 of 5 bubbles HeronGal-query, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Rent a golf cart for island touring”
 of 5 bubbles 977gabrielg, 29 Aug 2015 | Read review
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