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4141 Main Street, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless check-in
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Updated 26/07/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 26/07/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#3 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Chincoteague Island
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Miss Molly's Inn is a cozy and charming Victorian Bed and Breakfast overlooking Chincoteague's Bay and facing onto our Historic Main Street within an easy walk of quaint shops and delicious seafood restaurants. The Inn has five comfortable, well appointed rooms along with five wonderful porches with plenty of lounging chairs and a large deck on the second floor that overlooks the Chincoteague Bay's glorious sunsets. We also have a beautiful screened in porch full of flowers where guests relax each afternoon and evening. The inn is perfect for honeymoons, small weddings and family get-togethers. Miss Molly's is also where Marguerite Henry wrote her classic 'Misty of Chincoteague' in our Marguerite Henry Suite. Rates include our full three course gourmet breakfast for two each morning. In addition to our delicious breakfasts, coffee, tea, waters and home baked treats are available all day. Guests are also invited to borrow our bikes and beach gear during their stay with us - we seek to make your stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible, providing every amenity for your comfort and arranging activities and dinner reservations for you - just ask! Assateague's famous ponies and our beach are a short 2 mile drive or bike ride away!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool / beach towels
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycles available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Concierge
Parking
Wifi
Breakfast available
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Hiking
Mini golf
Canoeing offsite
Fishing
Tennis court offsite
Walking tours
Water park offsite
Waterslide
Board games / puzzles
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
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Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Fireplace
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Private balcony
Seating area
Bottled water
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Microwave
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
On-demand films
iPod docking station
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Historic Hotel
Quaint
Languages Spoken
English, French
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Special Offer:Miss Molly's Repeat Guest Loyalty Discount!
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Michael B wrote a review 20 Jul
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Miss Molly's Inn Bed & Breakfast We had a wonderful time at Miss Molly's Inn B&B last week, despite the heat wave, etc., that engulfed the entire mid-Atlantic for most of our week. The Inn is everything they say, and more. Beautiful, comfortable, well-appointed and historic. It felt like a true privilege and honor to stay in the same room as the late Marguerite Henry, the lady who wrote "Misty of Chincoteague." Of course, copies of the book are provided, and so I was able to read the book for the first time in the very room where it was written. This was an important book in my wife's childhood, which is why we came to the Island (twice now, once before to see the pony swim). The common rooms, including the parlor, foyer and dining room are also beautifully furnished and decorated with period pieces, including several of Miss Molly's own collection of books, some nearly a century old! We had a relaxing week in Chincoteague, so I had a chance to read through some of those as well. The Innkeeper, Julie, is a true professional and an incredible chef, who is genuine, open, warm and friendly and gives great attention to even the smallest details. We all felt extremely well cared-for by her and also by the owners, Dave & Renata, during our entire visit. The breakfasts were amazing and Julie also prepared a proper English "High Tea" for us one day, which I HIGHLY recommend! Not only was the food amazingly good, it was also presented in a truly beautiful way, with artful arrangements on the plates including fun details like flowers held in place with fresh whipped cream! I can't remember that I have never taken so many photos of food anywhere else--but each of Julie & Dave's creations was so beautiful I felt it needed to be preserved somehow before I ate it! Julie has worked there many years, including for the prior owner, and she is truly the "glue" that holds everything together. She is a very special person and we all felt very attached to her by the end of the week! Dave, the owner, greeted us on arrival and helped with the bags as he gave us the tour and orientation. He is genuinely warm, welcoming, friendly and low-key and we all felt as if we had made a new friend! Dave was often in the Kitchen, baking cookies for the guests and making sure that every need was taken care of. He also helped Julie serve breakfast pretty much every day. If you didn't ask him about it, you would never know that for his day-job he is a high-powered NASA engineer in charge of keeping the Hubble Space Telescope pointed in the right direction! Even though he spent most of his time working remotely on the Hubble, he always seemed to be there whenever anyone needed him! Our adult daughter is an astrophysicist and her husband is an aerospace engineer himself, so they had a lot to talk to Dave about during our stay. They both had to work a good deal of the time we were there, and Dave set them up on the beautiful back gazebo porch, and he made them both extremely comfortable. He supplied them with all needed electronic cables, WiFi, fresh fruit, cookies and other snacks, various forms of liquid refreshment and plenty of cheerful encouragement. When the weather got too hot, Dave moved their operations to the parlor, where they continued to work blissfully all day in the delightful air conditioning that he and Renata had installed at Miss Molly's. I was able to learn more about Dave's amazing work at NASA by looking him up on the NASA website. Dave also has a terrific book about the Hubble with tons of pictures in the parlor. I read it during the week and it was amazing. I highly recommend checking it out if you have a little time to kill. Dave's wife, Renata, has been coming to Chincoteague since she was seven, and she explained that the island has been a second home for her children growing up as well. She was apparently the driving force for the couple deciding to acquire Miss Molly's and save it from an uncertain future, and she is the one largely responsible for the wonderful decorative aesthetic of the inn. Dave and Renata have become very well respected and appreciated in the small community, and their names are frequently mentioned, including by tour guides and others. Renata was often present during the day to answer our questions, tell us fascinating historical anecdotes about the place, as well as give us guidance and advice when we were uncertain about how to spend our time in town. She possesses a wealth of knowledge about Chincoteague and she has made sure that Miss Molly's maintains its historical place in the community. It was also really fun - and is a big part of the B&B experience for us - to get to talk with the other guests during breakfast and get to know our fellow travelers. Miss Molly's attracts some very interesting and fun people, and our breakfast conversations with the other guests each day were lively and entertaining. Dave is especially great at getting a fun conversation started. Miss Molly's is an excellent value, well worth the price and a bargain compared to other B&B's at its level. I took a lot of photos, but am just uploading a few here, since prior guests have already shared many terrific images making mine redundant. We definitely plan to return to Miss Molly's, perhaps next time in the Fall/Spring months when it is not quite so hot and muggy on the island. Chincoteague is also known for its mosquitoes in the Summertime, and we got our share of bites during the week. HINT: Avoid the woodland/bivalve hiking trail on Assateague Island in the Summer. The heat did make it more fun to be at the beach, however, and the cooling breezes in the mornings and evenings were really pleasant.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Response from Renata de Ris Murphy, Owner at Miss Molly's Inn Bed & Breakfast
Responded 3 days ago
Thanks so much for your wonderful and detailed review. We're glad the four of you had such a great stay with us at Miss Molly's and got to enjoy all we have to offer during your week here. We hope everyone has a chance to read the details of your review -- it gives other travelers a lovely sense of how it is to stay at Miss Molly's and we truly appreciate that. Dave, Julie and I are so glad you enjoyed your time here and we truly look forward to hosting you again, perhaps in our beautiful Fall Season!
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Beth R. wrote a review May 2021
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Renata & Dave were incredible hosts for my 4 day / 3 night stay. The grounds are BEAUTIFUL & my room (the Marguerite Henry Room 🐴 ❤️🐴) was LOVELY. It was great to see Julie again too! Centrally located … DELICIOUS breakfasts … charming porch!! I will definitely be back & I HIGHLY recommend staying at Miss Molly’s!
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Absolutely loved the accommodations; on-site parking; everything one might need for a beach...
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Response from Renata de Ris Murphy, Owner at Miss Molly's Inn Bed & Breakfast
Responded 31 May 2021
Thanks so much for the lovely review Beth. We all take pride in making sure every guest feels especially welcome here, and we're glad you felt that way also. We're happy that your stay at Miss Molly's left you charmed by our gardens and the Marguerite Henry room and our old fashioned porches and left with a full belly and heart!! We hope you've made us your Chincoteague home away from home and that we'll see you again soon!
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Patrick and Peg... G wrote a review 9 Jul
Williamsburg, Virginia1 contribution
My husband and I were only able to stay for one night - last minute plans. So thrilled that we were able to get a room here. The bed in the Bay Room was so comfortable and the room was really pretty and clean. Breakfast was wonderful served in their beautiful dining room. Baked goods, tea, and fruit offered throughout the day on the screened porch and gazebo made everything feel so homey and welcoming. Loved all the rose gardens, statues, wind chimes, and beautiful hanging plants. Almost magical at night when the lights were lit on the porch. The hosts, Renata and Dave, were very accommodating and so nice to talk to. We will be back!
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Response from Renata de Ris Murphy, Owner at Miss Molly's Inn Bed & Breakfast
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks for the compliments, and for taking note of how immaculate we keep Miss Molly's Inn. We want everyone to have a great night’s sleep here, and it takes more than just soft, comfortable beds (which we have). It takes an Inn that’s safe, secure, roomy, clean and homey with yummy breakfasts and treats all day to add up to a relaxing stay. Hope we see you again for a longer visit soon! Renata and Dave.
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CJTDJT wrote a review 9 Jul
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Our daughters always loved the Misty book and Marguerite Henry spent time in this home. We enjoyed our stay. The Inn is in walking distance to the small downtown area and our hosts had great recommendations for things to do. Our daughter and her husband visited at the same time and the innkeepers seated us together in the dining room. Spend some time looking at the public areas. They had an old stereoscope with old photos from a grand European adventure. Very interesting.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Room Tip: For historic significance stay in the Marguerite Henry room.
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Response from Renata de Ris Murphy, Owner at Miss Molly's Inn Bed & Breakfast
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks so much for the amazing review! We're glad you enjoyed the atmosphere, charm and history at Miss Molly's and the feel of our Inn as you stayed and relaxed. We enjoy helping our guests find all the best spots to visit on Chincoteague and glad we could help you have a wonderful time visiting our beautiful Island. We're so happy you had such a great stay and hope you will join us again soon! Renata and Dave.
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virginia d wrote a review Jun 2021
Williamsburg, Virginia4 contributions
Tranquil getaway, beautiful beaches, wonderful b&b, charming rooms, step back in time, fantastic breakfast - we will be back! The hosts and staff were great and the b&b had everything you could possibly need.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Response from Renata de Ris Murphy, Owner at Miss Molly's Inn Bed & Breakfast
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review! We are so glad you were able to join us - we hope you and John can stay longer next time Ginny! We hope that is soon. Renata, Dave and Julie
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PRICE RANGE
US$185 - US$211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesVirginiaChincoteague Island
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about Miss Molly's Inn Bed & Breakfast
Which popular attractions are close to Miss Molly's Inn Bed & Breakfast?
Nearby attractions include Sundial Books (0.2 km), Flying Fish (0.2 km), and Wine Cheese & More (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Miss Molly's Inn Bed & Breakfast?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Miss Molly's Inn Bed & Breakfast?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Miss Molly's Inn Bed & Breakfast?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Miss Molly's Inn Bed & Breakfast?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Miss Molly's Inn Bed & Breakfast?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bill's PRIME Seafood & Steaks, Saigon Village Restaurant, and Don's Seafood Restaurant.
Is Miss Molly's Inn Bed & Breakfast located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.02 km away from the centre of Chincoteague Island.
Are pets allowed at Miss Molly's Inn Bed & Breakfast?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Miss Molly's Inn Bed & Breakfast?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and French.
Are there any historical sites close to Miss Molly's Inn Bed & Breakfast?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Captain Timothy Hill House (2.2 km).