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Waterside Marina

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333 Waterside Drive
Norfolk, VA 23510
36° 50' 36.38'', -76° 17' 30.41''
757-625-3625
VHF Ch. 16
www.watersidemarina.com
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High03:57AM2.363ft
Low10:07AM0.385ft
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About


The Waterside Marina is conveniently located in Downtown Norfolk. New Floating Docks and Power installed in 2020. Amenities include: showers, floating docks, 20 foot depth, ice, complimentary grocery shuttle service, free wireless internet and winter storage. Walking distance to Norfolk's shopping, restaurants, arts, entertainment and attractions.

Berth Capacity


Slips:50

Approach


Straightforward approach after ICW
Minimum Approach Depth:45.0 Feet
Mean Low Water Dock Depth:25.0 Feet

Services & Amenities

Last Updated: Mar 27, 2020

Dockage:Yes
Fuel Dock:Nearby
Water Hookup:Yes
Wi-Fi:Yes
Pump-out:Yes
Restrooms:Yes
Showers:Yes
Laundry:Nearby
Trash:Yes
Ice:Yes
Boat Ramp:Nearby
Diesel:Nearby
Groceries:Yes
Alcohol:Nearby
Medical Facility:Nearby
Pharmacy:Nearby
Bike Rentals:Nearby
Hotels:Nearby
Restaurants:Nearby
Pet Friendly:Yes
Golf:Nearby
Max. Vessel LOA:400.0 Feet
Fixed Docks:Yes
Floating Docks:Yes
Electric Amps:30, 50, 100, 200
Electric Voltage:120, 240, Single Phase
Winter Storage:Yes
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robusmcJul 06, 2020

Very nice location. Clean Marina. Very Friendly Staff. Great location. No fuel. shower and head facilities are a bit of a walk.

Marina Response:
Thank you. Hope to see you again soon.
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legendsJul 06, 2020

Great staff. Very friendly and helpful. Easy to get in & out. Looking forward to coming back.

Marina Response:
Thanks for docking at Waterside Marina - see you next time!
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waltfrickJun 22, 2020

This is a great marina! Great views, great restaurants, excellent staff! Waterside is closed for renovations, but the is still a lot to do.

Marina Response:
Thanks for staying with us - hope to see you again in the future!
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saboljjMay 29, 2020
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Nice docks, not much more

Marina Response:
Thanks for staying with us at Waterside Marina. With the current restriction on restaurants and attractions there is not quite as much to do in Downtown Norfolk as usual but things are starting to re-open - hopefully we will see you again in the future!
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searleyMay 06, 2020

Great new floating docks, always friendly dock hands and close to excellent restaurants in Norfolk.

Marina Response:
Thank you!
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capnrobDec 11, 2019
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The young lady dock attendant stayed late to help me secure and she ran my power cord. I have stayed here before and enjoyed it too. I think the electric could use an update. Update 12/11. Thank you for your response. It's nice to know reviews are read. I look forward to the new docks! I'm sure the crew will remain top notch!

Marina Response:
Thanks for staying with us - we are putting in all new floating docks and power this winter - Hope to see you next year!
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eaglesailOct 22, 2019
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Docks are shabby and should have been replaced years ago. Bathrooms are 1/2 mile from the slips

Marina Response:
Thanks for staying with us - the floating docks and power are being replaced this winter - hope to see you in 2020!
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johntanderson40Oct 18, 2019
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Great marina. People are super nice! And provided free taxi to grocery store and back! Downtown near restaurants and mall. Will stay again!

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rbhdrumsOct 15, 2019
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Very nice marina in Downtown Norfolk. The staff is exceptionally professional and helpful. Marina is very clean and well maintained.

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wbladesrAug 24, 2019
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I can’t say enough good things about this marina and the staff that works there. I was greeted by Danny, a young college aged kid that had been around docks for a period of time. He provided clear instructions on the VHF and met me promptly at the slip, waving me in. I was single handed so it was great having a capable person on the dock anticipating when to tension or slacken the dock lines. At the dock master office he provided great local information which allowed for an enjoyable visit. The following day I met Alex and Don. Don seemed to be THE MAN running the show and he was great! He hooked me up with some discounted tour tickets (greatly appreciated), called me on my cell when my dog escaped from the boat and offered great dinner recommendations at a nearby restaurant (Stripers). I will definitely stop at Waterside Marina on my return trip.

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susanbmspAug 21, 2019
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Very nice marina right in heart of downtown close to many restaurants. Only negative is distance to restrooms/showers, but the walk provides great view of area in the morning.

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sneakyegretAug 18, 2019
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Wonderful location if you are looking for city energy, which we were after the isolation of the N.C. ICW.

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blown_awayJul 24, 2019
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Staff was professional and available to assist with docking. Slip assignment was challenging for a 40' sailboat (backed in but needed to rig a warp line to properly exit the assigned slip. Bathing facilities are too far from the dock. Relied on shipboard facilities for bathing needs. Wonderful location for the fireworks. Will definitely return.

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bdenison51Jul 22, 2019
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Nice facility right in the heart of downtown. Great restaurants nearby on Granby St. Good rates and very little roll through the boat basin.

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waterman23456Apr 22, 2019
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Unfortunately we could not dock at Waterside since the draw bridges south of Norfolk VA (where we are traveling from) have been closed since 4/19 due to flooding. I would certainly appreciate a credit for our deposit since we could not dock due to act of God.

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johnsons3Dec 12, 2018
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The marina has a great location and easy walk to downtown. It is neat and maintained. Bathrooms are a walking distance but clean. I know we were coming through in December, but we stayed five days and finding any staff around to answer questions or help with lines as we left - no one around. The wifi was absolutely awful - lucky to get two bars. The only advantage is the easy walk to downtown restaurants, shopping, etc.

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reviewoutlawOct 25, 2018
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Very happy with this Marina and location, right on the Starting line of the ICW, dock staff very nice, right in the middle of the city lots of great restaurants near this location. Clean showers and bathrooms!

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captjasonSep 09, 2018
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Can’t beat the location. Right downtown. Staff was very helpful. Not a lot of amenities but if it’s local night life you’re looking for. Waterside is the place.

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tombrunoMay 07, 2018
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Always a great place to stay. Right in the center of the Norfolk action

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szpirglasApr 09, 2018
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Nice guy at our arrival. The only problem is that there is too much light during the night.

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sebatemanNov 24, 2017
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excellent location. very friendly staff

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pinglettSep 17, 2017
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Great, smaller marina with lots to do, all walking distamce. Staff works late, no security issues and full amenities.

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bman2pSep 04, 2017
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The location is always great! The wifi was spotty on connectivity and the powers on the dock was problematic that we had to switch power posts and the. No problems. The new Hilton hotels roof top lounge "The Main" is a great place and within walking distance.

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cbswaimMay 18, 2017
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Glad to have Norfolk Waterside back in our destinations... the marina unfortunately did not get touched by the renovation magic. The docks are showing their age and wear, and WiFi is non-existent (even though it is advertised and info given at check-in). John (dockmaster) and dock hands are friendly, but at these rates there should be full-service facilities. While the bath house facilities are new, they are missing basics like seating for changing, more than one head, hooks within reach of the showers, hot/cold water is reversed in the showers, and no washer/dryer.

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dhutton1May 08, 2017
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No laundry facilities, no cable and Wifii was poor. They do pay for a taxi once a day at 10am to go to the Harris Teeter, which is nice. What was disappointing is we had to find this out on our own through the Visitor's Center. They aren't open about advertising it!

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