Welcome to Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast!

Natives of the area, Rich and Sharon enjoy their coastal Virginia Beach home and delight in sharing it with their family, friends and guest. This 1895 historic beach cottage was a school for 50 years and is the oldest lodging in Virginia Beach still receiving guests.

The Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast is situated on a corner lot, with beautiful scalloped hedges, gardens and award-winning wrap-around porches (soon to be your favorite place to relax and unwind). When you enter their home, you will feel relaxed by the soothing soft hues used in their decorating and treasure of the ocean that Sharon and Rich have collected, now displayed for all to enjoy…ask to see their fulgurite collection. The Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast has 5 intimate guest rooms, a great room and a massage room. Yes, an onsite massage room, offering custom couples’ and individual massage – take feel good & relaxation to the next level!

The location is perfect and makes it a top destination vacation spot… The Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast is just two blocks from the beach oceanfront and boardwalk, walking distance to many restaurants and activities, and next to the Vibe District!  Many guests leave their cars parked at our onsite parking and walk or use one of the guest beach cruiser bikes to go to the beach or to explore and get around town.

During cooler seasons, we they recognize “the importance of the flame.” Guests enjoy sitting around the outside fire pit or inside by the gas stove reading and having a nightcap or listening to music.

You will wake each morning with the fresh smell of fresh ground coffee being brewed and breakfast being prepared. Breakfast is a culinary and creative dining experience. Rich takes great pride in using the freshest ingredients to create a meal with a unique twist, a bit gourmet for your pleasure.

Whether it’s for your fun vacation, romantic getaway, baby moon, business stay, the Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast is the place for Rest, Relaxation and Romance. Please visit our reservation calendar (or call) and find the perfect time for your unforgettable getaway. The Barclay Cottage Bed and Breakfast is an adults-only B&B and does not accept pets.