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11 Best Places to Stay on Chincoteague Island, VA

Chincoteague, Virginia, is an island off of the east coast of Virginia. Home to a national seashore, wildlife refuge and a historic downtown, Chincoteague Island is one of the most charming towns in Virginia. Therefore the area is home to a number of top-notch hotels and accommodation options. From chain hotels to boutique hotels to vacation cottages, you’re bound to find the perfect place to stay here in Chincoteague. Choose to rest your head at one of these best places to stay on Chincoteague Island.

Refuge Inn

Refuge Inn

The Refuge Inn is one of the most top-rated hotels on Chincoteague Island. This quaint hotel offers a continental breakfast, an onsite pool and free Wi-Fi. However, it’s not necessarily these amenities that draw guests here. The Refuge Inn’s own herd of Chincoteague ponies is a major draw. To explore the area, rent a bike and head to the beachfront or Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. There is a reason why the Refuge Inn tops this list, as its rooms, amenities and location offer the perfect home base for your Chincoteague vacation.

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Hampton Inn & Suites Chincoteague-Waterfront

If you’re wanting a waterfront property for your stay in Chincoteague, book a room at the Hampton Inn & Suites Chincoteague-Waterfront. Found on Main Street, this hotel isn’t just on the water but also close to shops and restaurants too. The beach is also only two miles away. Guests here love the property for its free breakfast, indoor pool and its downtown location. This Hampton Inn location is one of the top Hampton Inns in the entire country.

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Marina Bay Hotel & Suites

For a boutique hotel experience in Chincoteague, look no further than Marina Bay Hotel & Suites. This lodging option’s rooms all offer views of the water. To truly experience the beauty of Chincoteague, you’ll want to book a room with a balcony that overlooks the bay or marina. With amenities like free gourmet breakfast and an outdoor heated pool, the Marina Bay Hotel & Suites is a great place to stay near the Assateague Island National Seashore.

Comfort Suites Chincoteague Island Bayfront Resort Comfort Suites Chincoteague
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Comfort Suites Chincoteague Island Bayfront Resort

Find comfort in downtown Chincoteague at Comfort Suites Chincoteague. This Comfort Suites location is ideal for travelers looking for an affordable suite in the area. After a day on the beach or viewing wild ponies at the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, you’ll want to relax at Comfort Suites’ indoor pool and hot tub, which offers views of the Chincoteague Bay. Along with free breakfast, an on-site fitness center and high-speed Wi-Fi, this Comfort Suites location is a home away from home while you’re in Chincoteague.

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Snug Harbor Marina & Cottages

Known as one of the area’s longest-running hotels, Snug Harbor Marina & Cottages is a lodging option featuring waterfront cottages that overlook Assateague island. Offering a boutique hotel experience without the expensive price tag, you won’t regret booking a cottage at Snug Harbor. While you’re here, you should take advantage of the kayak rentals, motor boat rentals and boat tours offered here too.

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Best Western Chincoteague Island

Found at the entrance of the Assateague National Seashore, the Best Western Chincoteague Island location is a family-friendly hotel offering not only a great location but plenty of amenities. Guests here can take advantage of the free breakfast, a fitness room and the outdoor swimming pool. When you aren’t exploring the seashore or chilling by the pool here, you may want to stroll over to the Museum of Chincoteague, which is just steps away from the hotel.

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Sea Shell Motel

Found in a quiet residential neighborhood in downtown Chincoteague, the Sea Shell Motel is only a block from the city center yet far enough away to offer a quiet stay too. Sea Shell Motel doesn’t just offer motel rooms but also suites and cottage-style lodging options. Guests typically enjoy the outdoor pool and the outdoor kitchen area, which is perfect for an on-site barbecue.

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Waterside Inn

Just a short drive from the beach and within walking distance to the historic city center of Chincoteague, Waterside Inn is a family-owned and operated establishment that will make your stay in Chincoteague incredible. Enjoy your evenings here from your private balcony or the heated pool offering waterfront views. Fishing enthusiasts will love taking advantage of the private fishing pier here.

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Chincoteague Island Waterfront Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Chincoteague Island Waterfront
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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Chincoteague Island Waterfront

This Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Chincoteague offers everything you love about Fairfield hotel locations. This waterfront Fairfield features a hot breakfast, a seasonal pool, and an on-site restaurant, Ropewalk. When you aren’t enjoying the views of the bay from your room or the dock, you’ll want to take a stroll into Chincoteague’s historic Main Street, which is just a walk away from the hotel.

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Holiday Cottages

Vacation in a charming cottage during your stay in Chincoteague. Holiday Cottages offer one and two-bedroom cottages that come complete with a kitchen and dining area. These updated cottages also feature modern amenities like high-speed Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Enjoy a more intimate stay than a hotel would offer, while also taking advantage of hotel-like amenities such as access to an outdoor pool and grill area. Families will love the playground here too.

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Birchwood Inn

If you’re tired of small and cramped hotel rooms, book a room at Birchwood Inn, which features oversized guest rooms, some of which can accommodate up to six people. Some guest rooms feature connecting rooms, while others have kitchens too. Guests at Birchwood Inn can choose to make breakfast in their in-room kitchen or indulge in the free continental breakfast here. Along with a swimming pool and grills on site, a day at the hotel will be just as fun as a day out exploring the seashore or downtown Chincoteague.

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