Miss Molly's Inn

4141 Main Street, Chincoteague, Virginia 23336
Innkeeper(s): Sam & Lin Mazza
  • Introduction

    Miss Molly's Inn - Chincoteague Island, VirginiaChincoteague's most beloved and famous bed and breakfast. A real jewel by the sea. Welcome to our romantic and beautiful bed and breakfast.

    In 1886, Mr. J. T. Rowley, then known as the "clam king of the world" built a charming Victorian house on Chincoteague Island. Today, the house has been beautifully restored and offers wonderful Chincoteague island bed and breakfast accommodations and warm hospitality to the Island visitor.

    Miss Molly's Inn -- located in Chincoteague, Virginia --sits on the bay and has five wonderful porches with plenty of rocking chairs and a large deck on the second floor that overlooks the bay. We also have a beautiful screened in porch full of flowers where you can sip aromatic coffee while you watch the mother ducks with their ducklings, seagulls wheeling overhead, and a couple of lazy cats that sleep in the sunshine! Enjoy a traditional English afternoon tea listening to some soft music or watch the boats go past in the channel.

    Miss Molly's Inn-Enjoy Beautiful GardenMiss Molly's is available for wedding receptions and small corporate conferences.

    At our Chincoteague Island bed and breakfast you will find that our warm and inviting parlor is just the place to curl up with a good book, chat, play board games or just sit by the fire. There is always a pot of tea or coffee, cold beverages, cookies or home-baked goodies available in the afternoon or for something really special order an afternoon tea at just $25 per person.

    Our lovely Chincoteague inn is open all year round and is just perfect for honeymoons, small weddings, conferences and family get-togethers! This Virginia Bed and Breakfast is also where Marguerite Henry wrote her classic 'Misty of Chincoteague'.

    Our Assateague Bed and Breakfast is air conditioned for your comfort

    Miss Molly's also provides free wireless internet access.

    Please Visit Our Sister Inn - 1848 Island Manor House on Chincoteague Island

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Lin and Sam Mazza for sharing their own secrets with BBOnline.com!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Our Inn Miss Molly's Inn on Chincoteague Island is beautiful, quaint, and charming.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    The Inn is famous because Marguerite Henry wrote "Misty of Chincoteague" here. And, I love the Inn's superb English gardens.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    The ponies and the wonderful beach are great reasons to visit Chincoteague.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    "Never wanting to leave because it felt like a real home should." 

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    It is the place that time forgot.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    A traveler could go walking, swimming, cycling, or lie in a hammock with a good book.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Virtually everything --  the Island is 3 miles by 7.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    There is a lot of good seafood in the area.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    We have a great chamber of commerce.

    How many rooms does your inn have?


    Do you accept pets?

    We don't allow pets as they cannot go onto Asseteague, but we do have local pet motels.

  • Amenities

    Miss Molly's Inn-amenities

    To assist in making your stay more comfortable we offer the following amenities.


    • Alarm clock
    • Radio
    • Hairdryer
    • Fluffy towels
    • Chocolates by your pillow


    • An extensive library
    • Two cozy fireplaces
    • Plenty of board games and cards
    • A guest refrigerator
    • Filtered water
    • Tea and coffee
    • Cold beverages and nibbles

    Outside we have bikes to ride around the Island and for the beach, towels, boogie boards, pails and shovels and beach chairs.

  • Miss Molly's Breakfast Table

    Miss Molly's Inn breakfast tableAt Miss Molly's Chincoteague Bed and Breakfast we serve a gourmet breakfast. Freshly brewed cafetieres of coffee are available from about 7:30 a.m. every morning so that you can take your coffee and sit in the lovely screened in porch or watch the comings and goings around the bed and breakfast. Keep an eye on the bay from the second floor deck or read the paper on the front porch while you wait for breakfast. The breakfast is set with antique china and special cloth napkins, there is always freshly brewed coffee, English tea or warming Cocoa available, fresh orange juice and homemade breads, cakes and muffins with Lin's famous homemade preserves.

    Miss Molly's Inn wafflesThe first course here at our Chincoteague Island bed and breakfast will always be fruits, for example; blueberry compote with plain yogurt, honey and vanilla. Poached pears in a fresh raspberry coulee or fresh melon boats with prosciutto. The second course could be stuffed French toast with strawberries and cream with maple syrup and a special maple or hickory bacon, or smoked salmon and asparagus quiche with a puff pastry fruit basket or a full English breakfast with sausage and bacon tomato mushrooms and eggs, or homemade Belgium waffles with peaches and cream and a super European sausage; the list goes on and on. We cater to all dietary requirements given a little advance notice. We hope we have whetted your appetite a little and look forward to seeing you at Miss Molly's breakfast table.

  • Chincoteague Activities

    Miss Molly's Inn-activitiesNo matter what time of the year you come to Chincoteague island there is always lots to do! For example, if you like the water you can go kayaking, sailing, surfing or hire motor boats. Captains can plan a wonderfully informative or romantic cruise. While staying at our Chincoteague bed and breakfast, take advantage of the fishing here, off the dock, on the inland waterways or in deep sea, your choice.

    Miss Molly's Inn bikesWe have bikes or you can bring your own, Chincoteague and Assateague are great for biking. There is hiking and sight seeing, photography and world class bird watching. Assateague has a glorious unspoiled beach and the most wonderful wild life reserve. Near to our Assateague bed and breakfast we have diverse shopping and restaurants. You will find plenty of quiet spots to curl up with your favorite novel. All through the year Chincoteague plays host to festivals and attractions. Our Island is unspoiled and perfect for families, lovers and people that need a little peace and serenity. And remember you are already participating in literary history by staying at the same Assateague bed and breakfast where Marguerite Henry wrote 'Misty of Chincoteague'.

  • How To Find Us

    Miss Molly's Inn directions

    From Washington/Baltimore:

    1. Take 50 East across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge
    2. Follow Route 50 East through Salisbury
    3. Exit right onto 13 South at mile marker 115 - signposted to Norfolk, Va
    4. Continue approximately 45 minutes
    5. Four miles after the Virginia State line, turn left at 175 East
    6. Continue 11 miles to Chincoteague
    7. At traffic light, take a left onto Main Street
    8. Miss Molly's is located on the left, approximately 15 seconds from the light, at 4141 Main
    9. Please use first driveway before house
    10. Park behind Miss Molly's and come in through the screened-in porch into the kitchen

    From Norfolk Area:

    1. Take Northhampton Blvd. towards the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel
    2. After crossing the Bridge, follow Route 13 N
    3. Exit right on Route 175 East (approximately 1-1/2 hours.)
    4. Continue 11 miles to Chincoteague
    5. At traffic light, take a left onto Main Street
    6. Miss Molly's is located on the left, approximately 15 seconds from the light, at 4141 Main
    7. Please use first driveway before house
    8. Park behind Miss Molly's and come in through the screened-in porch into the kitchen