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The Mermaids' Porch Bed and Breakfast, Portsmouth

3-star3 stars
497 North StreetCorner North St and Dinwiddie St, PortsmouthVA23704United States of America

City-center B&B within easy reach of Children's Museum of Virginia
  • Free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Exceptional4.9 / 5
Tasty breakfast
Delicious food
Awesome vibe
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The Mermaids' Porch Bed and Breakfast, Portsmouth

from $109
  • Room, 1 Double Bed (Americana Room)
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed (Treetop Room)
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed (Traveler's Retreat)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 3 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

  • Car charging station
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free breakfast
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Arcade/game room
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1898
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

The Mermaids' Porch Bed and Breakfast, Portsmouth’s small print

Also known as

  • Mermaids' Porch Bed & Breakfast Portsmouth
  • Mermaids' Porch Bed & Breakfast
  • Mermaids' Porch Portsmouth
  • Mermaids' Porch


This property does not have elevators.

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Mermaids' Porch Bed and Breakfast, Portsmouth


  • Heart of Portsmouth
  • Children's Museum of Virginia (9-minute walk)
  • Nauticus National Maritime Center (23-minute walk)
  • Moses Myers House (33-minute walk)
  • Chrysler Museum of Art (41-minute walk)
  • Hill House Museum (4-minute walk)
  • Commodore Theatre (5-minute walk)
  • Tidewater Yacht Marina (8-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Norfolk, VA (ORF-Norfolk Intl.) 20-min drive
  • Newport News, VA (PHF-Newport News - Williamsburg Intl.) 40-min drive
  • MacArthur Square Station 25-min walk
  • Civic Plaza Station 26-min walk
  • Free self parking

The Mermaids' Porch Bed and Breakfast, Portsmouth

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