Hotels With Kitchens in Chesapeake, VA

by Cicely A. Richard

Chesapeake, Virginia, features a diverse landscape that includes farmland, forests and wetlands such as the Great Dismal Swamp. The city offers more than 40 hotels, yet only nine have units with kitchens. These hotels accommodate guests who want to enjoy home-cooked meals while traveling away from home. Several hotels go the extra mile and purchase groceries before guests arrive. These properties are within 20 miles of downtown Norfolk and Virginia Beach.

Extended Stay America

Chesapeake has three Extended Stay America hotels, on Crossways Boulevard, Churchland Boulevard and Greenbrier Circle. All of the properties are pet-friendly, allowing one pet per room for a daily fee. Hotel units have full kitchens with refrigerators, stove tops and dining and cooking utensils. The hotel chain charges a one-time fee for wireless Internet access. Extended Stay America offers weekly cleaning at no charge; it charges a fee for additional cleanings during the week. Refresh Service charges a fee for replacing dirty towels, dumping garbage, providing paper towels and replenishing soap. Extended Stay America-Chesapeake-Greenbrier Circle is the only one in the chain that has a fitness facility and a meeting room.

Marriott Hotels

Residence Inn Chesapeake Greenbrier is approximately five miles from the Nauticus National Maritime Center and 20 miles from Virginian Beach. It accepts pets for a non-refundable cleaning fee. The hotel offers grocery shopping services, local restaurant delivery and limousine service. On-site recreation consists of an indoor pool and a billiard room. Accommodations include studio and one- and two-bedroom units featuring kitchens with cooking and dining utensils, living rooms and separate bedrooms. TownePlace Suites Chesapeake is a block from Chesapeake Conference Center, a facility with nine meeting rooms and space for 200 exhibit booths. The hotel offers local restaurant dinner delivery and allows pets for a non-refundable sanitation fee. Units have full kitchens with ovens, dishwashers and dishes.

Hilton and Staybridge Suite Hotels

Homewood Suites by Hilton Chesapeake-Greenbrier is 10 miles from the Norfolk International Airport and 20 miles from Virginia Beach. Hotel amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool, grocery shopping services and a 24-hour shop. All suites include fully equipped kitchens with full-size refrigerators, microwaves, two-burner stoves and dishwashers. Staybridge Suites Chesapeake-Virginia Beach is less than a mile from the Chesapeake Convention Center and seven miles from downtown Norfolk. The property has an indoor pool and convenience store and offers grocery shopping. Accommodation options include studio and one- and two-bedroom suites. Suites offer full kitchens with refrigerators, pots and pans, dinner plates, silverware, ovens and dishwashers.

Small Hotel Chains

Savannah Suites sits on the corner of Battlefield Boulevard and Volvo Parkway, within walking distance of area restaurants and shops. It offers daily, weekly and monthly rates and caters to visitors in need of temporary housing, those working in the area and leisure travelers. Suites have full kitchens with a two-burner stoves and dishes, 27-inch remote-controlled television and free Internet access. On-site amenities include a 24-hour laundry room and a fitness facility. Savannah Suites has on-site staff from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Value Place is 10 miles from Norfolk, Virginia. Hotel staff members direct guests to local attractions and restaurants. Each suite has kitchens with full-size refrigerators, microwave ovens and two-burner stoves. Value Place offers biweekly cleanings and a 24-hour laundry room. It charges fees for dishes, additional housekeeping, a coffee maker, Internet access and fresh linens. Guests get to keep coffee makers.

About the Author

Based in Tucson, Ariz., Cicely A. Richard has been writing since 1996. Her articles have been published in the “Arizona Daily Star” newspaper and “ForeWord Magazine.” Richard earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and journalism from Louisiana State University. .