Where to Stay

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Where to Stay in Cape Charles

Stay for just one night or spend the entire season on the Eastern Shore — it’s your call, and you can choose with confidence thanks to an array of accommodation options in Cape Charles. Book a room at a hotel or B&B in the heart of town, or rent out an entire home to call your very own.

Hotels, Inns and B&Bs

Not interested in renting an entire house in Cape Charles? We’ve got you covered with an excellent selection of hotels and B&Bs where you can base your stay. From a sprawling turn-of-the-century Victorian overlooking the water to a modern hotel on the main drag, there are plenty of options for those seeking an extra dose of hospitality during their stay on the Eastern Shore.

Northampton Hotel

Steps from the sand, this retro-chic beach hotel served Cape Charles visitors for generations before undergoing an extensive renovation that restored it to its original Victorian glory. Catch the Bay breeze from one of the hotel’s wide, welcoming porches, or take in panoramic views of the town from the widow’s walk.

Alyssa House Bed & Breakfast

The only inn in town boasting a swimming pool, Alyssa House B&B offers four guest rooms decorated with international flair inspired by the owner’s extensive travels around the world. Bookings include daily breakfast as well as light snacks with beverages in the afternoon. Well-behaved children over the age of 6 are welcome.

Bay Haven Inn

With its lush landscaping and wrap-around front porch, the centrally located Bay Haven Inn embraces guests before they even walk through the door. There are four inviting guest rooms available for booking, each one designed to offer a memorable, rejuvenating escape for couples. For breakfast, the hosts’ farm-to-table fare is often cited as the highlight of guests’ stays.

Fig Street Inn

This fully renovated, boutique-style B&B offers affordable luxury with four well-appointed guest rooms. Guests enjoy daily breakfast along with thoughtful extras like sweets from the treats bar, organic cotton bathrobes, and beach towels, chairs, and umbrellas.

Hotel Cape Charles

Situated on Mason Avenue, the town’s bustling main street, Hotel Cape Charles is a serene escape welcoming travelers of all stripes. With modern glass balconies overlooking the street below and the Bay beyond, guests can take in Cape Charles without even having to leave the comfort of their rooms.

Ready to book a room in Cape Charles?

Once you’ve selected the spot that perfectly suits your style, it’s only a matter of snagging the dates for your much-deserved getaway — and packing your bags for what’s sure to be an unforgettable escape.

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Vacation Home Rentals in Cape Charles

For visitors seeking to settle in during their time in Cape Charles, a vacation home rental is a popular choice. Petite cottages perfect for couples sit down the street from massive beach mansions with room for the entire extended family — here you’ll find homes available to rent at price points for every budget.

Search sites like Airbnb or VRBO for vacation rentals by owner, or work with a local vacation rental management company directly to find the ideal home to rent in Cape Charles.