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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I stayed at the Bay View Inn for a week in December. Jim and Maureen (the owners) were so kind and welcoming. They picked me up at the dock when my boat came in. Their breakfast choices were fantastic. Each morning, I had a apple streusel muffin, a blueberry waffle, eggs made to order, a potato/sweet potato combo seasoned with...

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were in town shooting for a feature documentary film and Maureen and Jim were fantastic hosts. They made everything from our arrival to our departure run smoothly, always lending a hand or giving advise when needed. The rooms were comfortable and breakfasts were amazing. I hope we can come back again soon! Highly recommend!

Thank wrightd9
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The owners are very kind and helpful. Breakfast is wonderful and keeps you full for quite a while. The common area outside is a great place to sit and watch the sunset. The rooms are comfortable. There are quite a few places to sit, relax and do nothing, which is what tangier is all about. The owners son picks you...

Thank Dustin R
Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We stayed with Jim and Maureen for 2 nights with our 3 kids, in one of the cabins. Jim was on the ferry over with us, and his son met us at the dock to take all of our luggage, which was a lot with 3 kids, to the inn. They were extremely nice and accommodating the entire time. All...

Thank it3llc
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Bay View Inn. The locale was ideal, the hosts were gracious, helpful, and friendly. The breakfast was hands down the best B&B breakfast to order ever! Amazing options, blueberry pancakes, waffles, eggs any style, omelets, multiple ingredients, multiple cheeses, bacon, sausage, and breads to offer. The kayaks were a major bonus touring the...

Thank Bruce H
Wrightsville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 August 2016

After reading the book "Beautiful Swimmers" in the 1980's I always wanted to visit Tangier island. After finally getting there after all those years we picked a really good B&B (the Bay View) to be a base for our exploring. Were were greeted at the dock by the owner's son who took us to the B&B in a stretch golf...

Thank 583toma
Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We came to catch the Perseid meteor shower and to explore the island. I wanted a place that would be dark and away from lights so I looked at the map and chose the Bay View Inn. The Inn has two decks which provide a great view of the setting sun as well as great unobstructed views of the night...

1Thank Sk0rpio_Gregg
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I stayed here overnight. The owners and their son are so nice and helpful. David (who is delightful) was waiting for me at the dock and took me to the inn. I was able to check in and get settled in my cottage very quickly. The room was cozy and clean. The bedding was nice and the mattress was pretty...

Thank TripinOnTheEarth
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I just spent my second weekend getaway on Tangier Island and my second stay at the Bay View Inn. It is clean, comfortable, friendly, and breakfast is made to order and absolutely delicious. My first time here was a work retreat for 10 and we stayed 2 nights. My second trip was with friends. Each time was fantastic. A perfect...

Thank Paula Q
Reviewed 30 June 2016

What made this place awesome to me is the friendly service. Maureen and Jim were friendly and helpful, and just seemed happy to chat with visitors. Jim even went out of the way to pick up peanut butter for my toast. David was also so helpful, picking us up at the port, driving us to lunch, and dropping our luggage...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
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: $164 - $321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Bay View Hotel Tangier Island
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Manning, South Carolina
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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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