Travel Blogs from Virginia Beach
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... was a Paramedic, raced into the water. Both the father and daughter were caught in a rip. Allan swum out and grabbed the girl off the father and swam back to shore with her whilst the paramedic brought in the father. Both were a little shaken but otherwise unhurt.
Tomorrow we plan to revisit the beach for another swim but hopefully there will be no more ...
... cooler there than our campsite as it is windy!
This is a very nice campground and we wish we could stay but they are kicking us out as it is full Friday for teh weekend.. so we will head to the Outer Banks of North Carolina.. Sure hope they dont get any storms as we will be exposed for 5 days!
Another great day other than karen's mishap!
Time to chill out for a few days after our hectic schedule.
We have booked in for 4 nights at the First Landing State Park Campground overlooking the Chesapeake Bay and the impressive Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. The CBBT is 28 km long from shore to shore, crossing what is essentially an ocean strait and includes two 1.6km long tunnels and four man made islands that are located at each end of the two ...
- Travel day but a short one as we are just heading to Virginia Beach which is 60 miles down the road!
- Wash the Mh before we head out so don't leave till after 10:30. Arrive at First Landing State park which is a huge park right on the Ocean at Chesapeake Bay.
- Find a spot but they are only going to let ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
Historical Traveler Reviews Capes Hotel Virginia Beach
I don't know which Capes the folks from Orange, Va. stayed at, but we
Lovely time at The Capes!
My husband and I ventured for a quick weekend getaway,our first time staying at The Capes. The food was excellent at the Durango Cafe, staff were very friendly and accomadating. Room was exquisite. Very clean and attractive hotel...the best one we've stayed in at Va. Beach! In a nutshell....we most definately will be returning.
This was our first and last trip to the Capes. Please keep in mind that you must remember the following items before checking into the 2 room suite: Plates, forks, knives, spoons, cups, (any kitchen item that you can possibly think of), Ironing board, Iron, pool towels, $1.25 for each cup of coffee(no refills), .25 cents for each container of Ice, .50 cents for each "sandwich" bag full of Laundy detergent, and last but not least, make sure you bring you patience for the one and only front desk clerk that works very hard(the hotel should have 2 attendants there during the prime hours. I will drive the extra 4-8 hours to travel further south on our next beach vacation.
Disaster on the beach
The good news: It's cheap The bad news: There's a reason The Capes is terribly rundown. The unit I stayed in had a great view but had thin sheets, a microwave but no cups--nor were any available. There are virtually no amenities and that goes right to the hot water supply. Frightful!
My family vacationed last week at the Capes for the first time. We always travel to Virginia Beach every year for spring break. This year was better than ever before. We stayed at the Capes in a two bedroom efficiency which was perfect for my family. My wife and I actually had our own room with our own TV and the kids had their own room with their own TV. The refrigerator and microwave allowed us to make sandwhiches in the room and warm up left over pizza. The hotel was centrally located so we could walk where we wanted - perviously we had to rely on the car. The evening deskclerk recommended several local restaurants for us to try. Most of which we never heard of but decided to try. Many of which we will definately revisit next year. Our stay at the Capes was a very enjoyable one. We will definately stay at the Capes again spring break next year.
I Hate the Capes!
I stayed at the Capes last year in a so-called "efficiency". It had no stove, only a micro frig. The front desk clerk was rude and inflexible. I would NEVER recommend this hotel to anyone.
I stayed at the capes and i will be going back again .
Capes Hotel Great and will return
Stayed at the Capes Hotel twice now and excellent both times. Located right in the middle of Va. Beach-close to everything. Rooms are modern, clean, roomy and I had superb view of the ocean. Owners were there daily and just the nicest of folk.
Will go back again and again.
The Capes Well Above The Norm!
I also stayed at The Capes this past summer 2002 and found it to be a great hotel. It was in the center of the beach which worked out well for my family and the indoor pool was wonderful on the day it rained. Our room had 3 double beds so my husband and I had our own space and our own TV. Our room looked straight out to the ocean. We sat on the balcony and watched the sunrise almost every morning.
I definately plan on returning to The Capes next time I am in Virginia Beach.
We arrived in Virignia Beach one July 12th for our annual family vacation to Virginia Beach. We had not been pleased with our hotel were we stayed the past 3 years so we decided to try something different. So for a change we picked a new hotel The Capes Resort Hotel. This hotel is definately a find. It is a smaller hotel with only 8 stories, reasonably priced, with nice ammenities, and it's centrally located.