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Crab Shack on the right. Enjoy paddling the East River with the kayaks.
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Crab Shack on the right. Enjoy paddling the East River with the kayaks.
Chill out on the pier and watch the birds and boats go by Swimming pool w/bar area, loungers, rockers, dining table and hammock swing
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Crab Shack on the right. Enjoy paddling the East River with the kayaks.
Chill out on the pier and watch the birds and boats go by
Swimming pool w/bar area, loungers, rockers, dining table and hammock swing
Relax in your king size Sleep Number bed with central AC and ceiling fan
Enjoy the water views from your bedroom; watch the sunrise on your balcony
Sink into your leather sofa and enjoy watching the large screen hi-def tv
Gourmet kitchen complete w/Corian countertops & Margarita blender..and a SWING!
Aerial photo of Shack (left).  Enjoy expansive views of the East River from the rooftop deck.
We never tire of watching the beautiful sunrises and hope you'll enjoy them too!
Enjoy your own sunset celebration on the Shack's roof top deck (the Crow's Nest)
Welcome aloft to the Crow's Nest, the roof top deck on the Crab Shack
The Crow's Nest with dining table and lounge chairs
View from water. Crab Shack bldg on right. We live in the main house on left
New in 2014 our 5 hole mini-golf course
Crabbing from the pier provides hours of fun for kids of ALL ages
Over 100+ bird species in Mathews County including our favorite The Osprey.
Paddle the East River in our LL Bean kayaks.
Hammock gardens in bloom
Guests catch pan fish like spot & croaker & occasionally rockfish, redfish & speckled trout
The Shack gets its sign
The Mobjack Crab Shack got its official sign in spring 2012
Our welcome cat...kinda of like a welcome mat but only fatter :)
Crab Shack downstairs - grab a towel and head on out to the pool!
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Mathews, Virginia

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wokohojo
Crozet, Virginia
1 review
“If you are looking for a quiet, beautiful get away, this is the place.”
Reviewed 25 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Beautiful sunrise and sunset views.
Fantastic Crow's Nest roof top area.
Well stocked kitchen.
Daily visits from a blue heron!

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
27 Oct 2015
So delighted you finally got a chance to take a vacation and honored that you selected the Crab Shack. Very glad Mother Nature provided such great weather and that you enjoyed the property and our area.
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pack_more...
Broadlands, Virginia
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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“Perfect”
Reviewed 16 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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Thank you for a perfectly lovely weekend! If only we could have stayed longer. The Crab Shack is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Everything you need is on site. We enjoyed the bikes and the amazing view, both from the roof top deck and the pier. Next time we'll plan to spend more time on the property to use the kayaks and pool. Everything was so clean and well taken care of. Loved the coffee table book, so clever. Thanks again!

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Liked best: The view, bikes, beautifully landscaped setting. Karla is very attentive and a lovely person
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
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Norfolk va
Reviewed 14 May 2012 for a stay in May 2012

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A romantic getaway Older travelers
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Reviewed 11 July 2011 for a stay in July 2011

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Travelling group: Family with young children
Your age range 35-44
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