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Bay View Inn

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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.
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Property amenities
Breakfast included
Free Internet
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms


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41Car recommended
Grade: 41 out of 100
6Restaurantswithin 5 miles
1Attractionwithin 5 miles
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Tangier Island, like its neighbor Smith Island is a throwback to an earlier era. If you want to get away from what counts as modern civilization, staying overnight gives you a much better idea of what island living is like than a day trip.The ferry from Crisfield is reasonably
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Like stepping back in time, no cars, no fast food, no Dunkin donuts. That is the island, now back to the inn. You are treated like family from the moment you arrive. Breakfast was nothing to brag about, but it was good. There is a deck where you can watch the sun set in complete
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The title serves well. We we're greeted at the pier by a very nice gentleman of the name David. He is son of owner. He drove us to the Inn and took care of bags. I was taken back by the looks of the place. Grass was knee high, landscaping not landscape, outside of building and
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I visited Tangier Island for a photo workshop and we stayed at the Bay View Inn for 2 nights. Rooms were nice, with lots of space and waking up to the sounds of the herons in the inlet next door was a treat. The Gott's are wonderful hosts and their son David is a self-taught
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This is a vacation spot for those wanting to be around real people. The bay view inn was like coming home to the family I always wanted! The bay view inn has kayaks free to borrow and we had the best epic kayak trip ever. We could pedal our bikes every where on this island,
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Hi, Only the year round ferries run to the Island mid October to mid May---departing from Crisfield, Maryland. Our Mail Boat (the Courtney Thomas) runs Monday through Saturday, departing from Crisfield at 12:30pm. It departs Tangier Island at 8am. The Sharon Kay departs Crisfield at 5pm Monday - Friday / 4pm Saturday and Sunday. The Sharon Kay departs Tangier at 4pm Monday - Friday / 3pm Saturday and Sunday. The phone number for the Sharon Kay is 757-891-2440. For our Mail Boat you just show up at the dock by 12:30pm. Maureen Bay View Inn Tangier Island
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"All rooms are good."
"Look elsewhere."
"Room #6 - great accessibility to front of the B&B. This enabled me to get up and out without disturbing anyone, as I am an early riser."
"Ask for a blueberry waffle for breakfast!"
"Cabin with bunk beds worked great for our family of 5."
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