Travel Blogs from Virginia Beach
The boat is now in Hampton, VA. Much to my relief there is no damage from the boats exit through the ice up in Annapolis. Apparently as the crew approached the last 1/4 mile the ice thickened to 1"+, but at that point they were committed (having already gone more than a mile), being impractical to turn around. I was back at the marina in Annapolis yesterday and the ice was even thicker. We would have ...
... I will be going to France for a month to work on my French language skills, them meeting up with my sister and some friends to travel around France, England, Scottland, and Ireland.
There are a million things running through my mind as I prepare for my travels in May, June, and July. Like, how will I fit all my makeup when we are backpacking around Europe?? Is it ...
Well we were able too out run the snow,first three days drove 12hrs.per day that was hell,driving ar nite getting lost #$#@ the second nite at parsippany NJ into bed and out back on road to virgina beach another 12hrs driving and getting lost got into virgina beach about 10 at nite.
Finally Sunday we did some site seeing went to Norfolk and did the naval museum took pics.
... mad because her seat was beside the bathroom. Then I was walking to the front of the plane and some guy stopped me and asked if he could move to one of the seats up front. I told him that was first class and they are premium seats so he would have to pay for one of those seats. It was an interesting flight. ...
... beach, I was also motivated by its “Lazy River” indoor heated pool and hot tub. We made sure to bring our bathing suits and thoroughly enjoyed a hot tub soak and a trip around the Lazy River.
The Holiday Lights at the Beach display is quite an unusual treat. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- 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.