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Reviewed 28 November 2012

This was the most wonderful experience for my family and I! I would like to comment on some of the people with the negative reviews...you are staying at a bed & breakfast not the holiday inn so of course things will be "older" like the TVs and there will be antiques everywhere which I believe is the charm of a...

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Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 12 October 2012

My husband and i read the reviews after booking and we thought it was going to be horrible... well it wasnt horrible but it wasnt great. If youre already going to be in the area then i would stay there but i would not make a special trip...the ladies are nice but they are touch your breakfast with their bare...

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1Thank FFXTravelers
Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 25 September 2012

I went over to make room reservations, but when I arrived on the front porch, I was hit with the most intense stale cigarette/tobacco smell I've ever experienced -- and I am an ex-smoker. When you can smell a building's cigarette stench OUTSIDE the building, you know it's bad. I hear the owners are lovely, but they really must do...

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Thank BillCollector
Virginia
Reviewed 30 July 2012

The most important thing to know about this inn is that the owner smokes, so the entire inn, bedrooms and all, reek of cigarettes. I was quite upset that it wasn't advertised as a smoking establishment. I now see that there are other reviews that mention this, but unfortunately, I had not seen them ahead of time. Had we not...

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2Thank Picacho
Chester, Virginia
Reviewed 14 July 2012

We rented the most expensive room $200 with tax. For $200 I expected shampoo, conditioner and at least two bars of soap in the bathroom. The only thing we got was 1 bar of soap and 1 washcloth. I told the InnsKeeper, who is NOT nice at all, that I was vegetarian and was it possible to get a veg....

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Thank dee23831
Blue Bell, PA
Reviewed 30 January 2012

I am sad to give this review of when we stayed in August of 2011. The owners of the Breakers and the Tides Inn are friends --- and if you stay at the Breakers drinks will be served at the Tides Inn. I thought both owners were kind, low key and accomodating. The Breakers is interesting in structure. The owners...

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6Thank Deweylou
Reviewed 23 October 2011

Not worth the money to stay there. TVs need to be updated. A lot of work to the house. Still need be done. And it's not a made to order breakfast. They make what they wanna make. I made reservations for 125. Check out the charge the 135. It's a bad example of a bed and breakfast place.

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5Thank Meandyoi
Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 22 August 2011

I expected so much more from this place after reading the other reviews and was sorely disappointed. The house had a funny smell (wet dog + cookies) and didn't look at all like it received too much TLC (bulbs were missing from the chandelier in the landing, and from our room lights, there was dust everywhere and visible cobwebs). Even...

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2Thank VapidTraveler
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Reviewed 4 July 2011

Excellent place to stay! This was my first time staying at a Bed & Breakfast. I have to say it really exceeded my expectations. The Innkeeper was very pleasant and helpful at all times. I will definitely be staying here again!

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4Thank sbwilliams
Washington, DC
Reviewed 24 April 2011

I chose to stay at The Breakers, the "sister" B&B just across the road from The Tides. Although The Tides was very nice, I loved The Breakers. This was one of the best B&B experiences I've ever had. It is a great location, an easy couple of minutes walk to the beach and good dining. You feel absolutely safe walking...

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Address: 200 N. Irving Ave., Colonial Beach, VA 22443
Region: United States > Virginia > Colonial Beach
Number of rooms: 8
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“Suite size rooms available”
 of 5 bubbles 440seank, 14 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Any room is a nice room at this inn.”
 of 5 bubbles Wyzmom, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
“There a rooms that are suites; ask to see the rooms, and if they are not rented out, you can choose.”
 of 5 bubbles LarisaL76, 12 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Stay in the Breakers...its smells less like smoke”
 of 5 bubbles FFXTravelers, 12 Oct 2012 | Read review
“My best tip is NOT to go!!”
 of 5 bubbles dee23831, 14 Jul 2012 | Read review
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