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The Inn At Tabbs Creek

384 Turpin Lane , Port Haywood, VA 23138 USA (Show map)
4.8
360 Reviews
$165 - $245
per night

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Situated on the waterfront in charming Mathews County, Virginia, our modern yet traditional Bed and Breakfast offers a perfect opportunity to relax, re-connect and explore the natural beauty of the Chesapeake Bay. We offer everything from a sunset boat cruise, (powered by fresh oysters), to stand up paddle board lessons, (you can bring or rent a kayak too), to our highly rated breakfasts made from fresh,local and organic ingredients,(we grow most of it here), to the best sunsets and stars that you might see on the east coast. Our reviews speak for themselves. It's all good!

Rooms & Rates

The West Billups Room

Located on the 2nd floor of the main house, The West Billups Room offers nice waterfront and organic garden views, a king size bed with all natural latex comfort topper, luxury linens, down pillows and comforter,sitting area, private large bathroom with dual sinks, individual thermostat, free wi-fi, I-Pod speakers, remote controlled candles, portable DVD player,hair dryer, iron and ironing board. Guests also have access to a guest fridge with water, tea and lemonade, microwave, snacks, ice machine and Keurig specialty beverage maker. $185.00/ night week ends and $165.00/night week days Sun-Th

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

The East Billups Room

Located on the 2nd floor of the main house, The East Billups Room offers some waterfront and pool/garden views, a Queen size bed with all natural latex comfort topper, luxury linens, down pillows and comforter, sitting area, private bath with hand tiled shower, individual thermostat, free wi-fi, I-Pod speakers, remote controlled candles, portable DVD player, hair dryer, iron and ironing board. Guests also have access to a guest fridge with water, tea and lemonade, microwave, snacks, ice machine, and Keurig specialty beverage maker. $155.00/ night week ends and $135.00/night week days Sun-Thurs

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

The Tabbs Creek Room

This newly re-modeled room has it's own entrance for additional privacy and features garden and waterfront views. The Tabbs Creek Room also offers a queen size bed with all natural latex comfort topper, luxury linens, down pillows and comforter, private bathroom with shower, sitting area, compact refrigerator, Keurig specialty beverage maker, individual thermostat, free wi-fi, remote controlled flame less candles, I-Pod speaker, portable DVD player, hair dryer, iron and small ironing board. $155.00/night; $135.00/ night Sunday-Thursday.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

The Captain's Room

Located on the 2nd floor of the main house, The Captains Room offers some of the best waterfront, garden and dock views, a Queen size Tempurpedic bed, luxury linens, down pillows and comforter, sitting area, private bath with hand tiled shower, individual thermostat, free wi-fi, I-Pod speakers, remote controlled candles, portable DVD player, hair dryer, iron and ironing board. Guests also have access to a guest fridge with water, tea and lemonade, microwave, snacks,ice machine, and Keurig specialty beverage maker. $185.00/ night week ends and $165.00/night week days Sun-Thur

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

The East River Suite

Come get swept away by romance in this beautiful Suite! Enjoy a Jacuzzi bath for two with a nice waterfront view out a large picture window, then a relaxing nights rest in the King size sleigh bed featuring an all natural latex topper, luxury linens, down pillows and comforters. The East River Suite also offers a private entrance, bathroom with shower , guest fridge, Keurig coffee maker, individual thermostat, free wi-fi, remote controlled candles, I-Pod speakers, portable DVD player, hair dryer, iron and ironing board. $235.00/night week-ends and $215.00/night week days Sun-Thurs.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

The Chesapeake Bay Suite

This luxury suite is inspired by the relaxing feel of a cozy cottage along the shore. The Chesapeake Bay Suite features a private entrance,large picture window with beautiful waterfront views, Jacuzzi Tub, spacious separate sitting room, King size 4 poster bed with all natural latex comfort mattress, luxury linens, down pillows and comforter, bathroom with shower, guest fridge, Keurig coffee maker, individual thermostat,free wi-fi, remote controlled candles, I-Pod speakers, portable DVD player, hair dryer, iron and ironing board. $235.00/night week ends; $215.00/night week days Sun-Thu

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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Reviews

Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining4.9

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A Glorious Visit

5 on September 18, 2014

From the personal attention to the trip on the East River with oysters from Captain Trey, the visit was spectacular! We wish we could have stayed longer!


Relaxing and Fantastic-they have everything you need

5 on August 26, 2014

Nothing was lacking in any area. Room was great, activities were super, help and directions were superb! Dining was second to none and worth the stay in and of itself. We highly recommend this B & B for your stay-you won't regret it!!


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4.4 on August 26, 2014

Excellent location, the owners are incredibly nice and have great suggestions for things to do. The area is beautiful and very relaxing and they cook a fantastic breakfast!!


A Great Getaway!

5 on August 25, 2014

We recently got back from our honeymoon and we could not have picked a better location. If you are looking for a great escape from the business of the rest of the world and just wanting to relax, look no further than the Inn at Tabbs Creek. Lori, Greg, and Dave are all friendly and there when you need them, and excellent at recommending different activities and eateries in nearby Matthews. When we first arrived we were shown around and thrilled with the beautiful landscape. The views of the sunrise and sunset off the water is simply breathtaking, and there are many flowers and tree around the Inn. There is water, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided for the guests, along with marshmallows, chocolate, and graham crackers for making s'mores over the firepit. When we first arrived we ordered one of their cheese trays and it came with four varieties of cheese, black grapes, apple and orange slices, and two types of crackers, all served on a wooden cheese board with knives for slicing and spreading. It lasted us two days and we were a little bummed when it was all gone! The breakfasts are above and beyond the standard fare you might find at others B&Bs. The tomatoes, potatoes, and berries are all picked fresh from the garden and are used in many recipes that the owners are glad to share with you. Each day we were there was a buffet-style meal because there were so many other guests, and there was always something different. I usually went back for seconds because the food was just so delicious and an excellent way to start the day! The company of the guests was also warm and inviting during each morning. We plan to return to the Inn for our first year anniversary. We highly recommend it as a relaxing and romantic getaway!


Hospitality perfected

5 on August 22, 2014

Restful but opportunities are plenty for activities on the creek...fishing, biking, canoeing and kayaking. Food was wonderful. Hosts were informative, friendly but not intrusive.


Idyllic Retreat

5 on August 20, 2014

From the moment Dave checked us in until the next morning when Lori checked us out, we rested, relaxed, and were rejuvenated! We dined in Mathews, swam in the Inn's pool, and enjoyed walks around the Inn's grounds and rocking on the front porch. The breakfast Greg prepared was delicious--and a great way to start the day. This was our second visit, and we look forward to returning.


Relaxing weekend

3.8 on August 12, 2014

Perfect in every way: great locations, great rooms, great hosts!


Bonding on The Bay

4.6 on August 11, 2014

So relaxing, so friendly, so yummy! We felt so welcome and at home. Made s'mores with other guests at the outdoor fireplace. Went canoeing and bike riding. Will definitely return.¿¿¿¿¿¿


great getaway

5 on August 08, 2014

Place was top notch couple that ran it were awesome I would recommend this place to everybody.


Great Weekend

5 on August 07, 2014

We stayed at the Inn at Tabbs Creek for a long weekend away in our own backyard as we drove the short drive from Norfolk only to find a world my wife and I did not know existed. I read about the Inn at Tabbs Creek in Virgnia Business Magazin and right away I made a reservation. Matthews is a great small town with some amazing restaurants. The shops were quaint and the people very nice. The Inn itself was beautiful. We stayed in the Chesepeake room where the most comfortable bed was housed. We could have spent the entire weekend in there if it had rained. However, as the sun shined we ate our amazing breakfast witht he friendly innkeepers then headed out exploring. On Sunday though we cut all exploring short to enjoy the dock of the Inn to see the sunset. It was an unforgettable weekend and one I hope to relive soon!


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Location

Location Type

Chesapeake Bay, Virginia Waterfront, Mathews County, Beachside, Countryside, Village

Airport

Newport News, VA (PHF-Newport News Williamsburg Intl.) 53 miles

Directions to property:

Take I-64 West toward Richmond. In Newport News, take exit 250B, Fort Eustis Blvd. toward Yorktown, VA105. Follow VA 105 toward Yorktown until it intersects with US17 and take a left onto US17 North. Go across the York River on the Coleman Bridge, ($2.00 toll), and continue on 17 into Gloucester County. Veer right onto business 17 toward Gloucester Court House and Mathews. At the first light, take a right onto VA 3. Keep going straight as 3 merges with VA 14 and stay on VA 14 into Mathews until you come to a dead end. Take a right to stay on VA 14 and VA 198. From there, Follow directions below from Town of Mathews to Inn.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Boat tours and Fishing charters from our dock, Stand Up Paddleboard rentals and lessons on site, Cycling, VIntage Car Museum, Lighthouse, Kayakings, Outlet Stores, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Computer, Desk, Fireplace, Library, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Videos, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar , Swimming Pool, (Chlorine free), Boat Cruises on site, Private Dock with Fishing, Kayak Launch & Rentals, Private Boat Ramp, Bicycles

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseshoes, Kayaking, Boat Cruises on site, Stand Up Paddleboard rentals & lessons on site, Kayak Rentals on site, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 - 7pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited In designated outside areas only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Younger children allowed when booking entire Inn for event
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Week ends- 2 night minimum stay between May 1st and October 31st
  • Deposit Amount Required: A room deposit of 50% of total stay guarantees your reservation. Balance plus any extras are due upon departure.
  • Cancellations: MINIMUM STAY: a 2 night minimum stay is required on week-ends between May 1st and October 31st as well as all holidays throughout the year. Please call for the possibility of a one night stay on week ends or holidays. DEPOSITS: a room deposit of 50% of total stay guarantees your reservation. Balance is due upon departure. Visa, MasterCard, and U.S. personal checks accepted. CANCELLATIONS: ALL cancellations before 7 days of reservation will receive a full refund of deposit minus a $25.00 cancellation fee. Because we are a small family run business with only 6 guest rooms, cancellations, no shows and early departures affect us significantly regardless of your resons for cancelling. For this reason cancellations must be made 7 full days prior to the date of arrival to avoid forfeiture of your deposit. All No-Shows and/or Last minute cancellations made within 24 hours of your check in will be charged for your entire stay. In the event of cancellations made within 7 days, we will make every effort to re-book your room in which case you will only be charged the $25.00 cancellation fee and refunded the remainder of your deposit. CHECK IN time is in between 3-7 pm. Please call or email ahead if you plan on arriving later and we will make arrangements to greet you. CHECK OUT time is 11:00 a.m.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Greg and Lori Dusenberry

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs

About the innkeepers

When we are not trying to provide the upmost in service and information to our guests, we are enjoying the beautiful nature that surrounds us through Stand Up Paddleboarding and cycling. We also love working in our organic gardens as well as our kiln fired glass studio. Volunteering in our community is also very important to us.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: @8:30 or whenever you tell us
  • Serving Location: Continental in Guest room by request, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Vegan, Gluten/Dairy free


Signature Dish

Lemon Cornmeal Blueberry Pancakes
These pancakes are one of our guest favorites. Made with organic blueberries that we pick locally, they are lighter and more flavorable than most standard pancakes. We also make a homemade blueberry syrup to serve with them, but they are also good with Maple Syrup as well. Check out this Virginia Bed and Breakfast recipe on our website innattabbscreek.com


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