SMR Lodging

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Billeting Office
Billeting Manager: 757-493-3127
Front Desk: 757-493-3126
Main Reservation Line: 757-493-3125

Billeting Office Hours of Operations
Monday- Friday 7 am-4:30pm
Saturday- Sunday 7 am-4:30 pm
Unless otherwise posted, after hours keys pickup is at the front gate upon request.

Mailing Address
203 Red Horse Drive
ATTN: Billeting, Bldg 13
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451

State Military Reservation RESERVATIONS for Cottage and Trailers

Peak Season – June 13, 2020 through September 2, 2020
Mandatory 3 day rentals for Cottage and Trailers, but not for Official rooms and Apartments.
Memorial and Labor Day weekend fall under the Peak Season request and cancellations policies.

Winter Discount – Only applies to Cottages December 6, 2019 to March 27, 2020, Nightly rentals are accepted

**Bed Linen for Cottages/Trailers can be provided for a fee of $2.00 per bed for your stay***

Peak Requests:

Due to the limited number of units and to ensure everyone has a fair chance to get the unit of their choice on the date of their choice, a Lottery System has been put in place for the start of peak season and will be conducted each year on 15 March. (NOTE: if 15 March falls on a weekend the lottery will be conducted on the first Monday following the weekend).  After 15 March, the remaining units are booked on a first come first serve basis – call in and e-mail requests will be taken at that time.

No more than one (1) cottage can be rented by one ID card holder during the peak season with a maximum one (1) week limit. Applications must be filled out completely and signed. By signing the application you are stating that you have read and agree to all terms and conditions of the rental program.

Lottery System Applications: 

Applications for the lottery system will be accepted between 1Feb-14 March each year and should be mailed or dropped off at the Billeting Office in time to ensure it is received by 14 March (NOTE: Mail is not processed on Mondays or Weekends on State Military Reservation so please plan accordingly).  Lost, late, misdirected, or postage due applications are not the responsibility of State Military Reservation Billeting Office and will not delay the 15 March lottery.

It is suggested that each lottery application include three (3) rental units and three (3) date choices.  If all the units you have requested have already been filled when your number comes up, your application will be put aside, in the order it was drawn.  After the lottery process is complete, someone from State Military Reservation Lodging office will attempt to contact you to book you in whatever units are available. Once booked, a confirmation letter will be sent to the email address provided on the application.

15 March Peak Season Priority:

1. VaARNG and VaANG Active members (1st pull for the lottery)
2. VaARNG and VaANG Retired members (2nd pull for the lottery)
3. Department of Military Affairs (DMA) Employees and other State Agencies i.e. VASP, DOC, etc. (3rd pull for the lottery)
4. All other branches of service – Active, Reserve, DOD, and/or Retired
(4th pull for the lottery)


Payments: In order to book a unit, you must supply the SMR Billeting Office a valid credit card number and expiration date with your application or reservation. If keys are going to the gate, credits cards will be charged before they are taken to the gate, if the card is declined keys CANNOT go to the gate, please make sure all credit card information is accurate. Payments are due upon arrival. Payments may be made with money order, cash, or credit card. We except Visa, Master Card, Discover and American Express, sorry no checks.

Cancellations: Cancellations must be made at least two weeks prior to arrival for peak season Cottage/Trailer rentals by contacting the State Military Reservation Billeting Office. No refunds will be given for units not meeting renter’s satisfaction or for inclement weather.

If a cancellation is not received, the renter will be charged for one day’s rent. Exceptions: cancellations due to sudden illness or injury, such as auto accidents, unscheduled surgeries and/or death in the family, do not fall under the two week requirement rule, although proof must be provided. Mandatory evacuations of the installation due to hurricanes, as determined by the Post Commander, also do not fall under the two week requirement rule.

Off peak cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance of reservation or the customer will be charged for 1 days rent. ORDERS DO NOT APPLY to cottages/trailers. Cancellation for single soldier rooms or apartments must be made 24 hours prior to arrive date if on orders or 48 hours if unofficial.

Pet Policy: No pets of any kind are permitted on Camp Pendleton, or its surrounding training sites. Working and service dogs are permitted on the Post, working dogs must be crated in the buildings and service dogs are not permitted on any of the furniture. The Billeting office must be advised if a service dog is being brought onto the Post so that Security is aware. If a pet is found or reported, the individual will be charged a $100 pet cleaning fee and will be required to checkout of the unit without a refund.

Check-In / Check-Out

Check-in time begins at 1300 / Check-out time is 1000

Check-In: You will check-in through the Billeting Office, building 13, located next to the Post Headquarters. A valid military ID is required at the time of check-in.  The front desk clerk will request your ID card. After you have been checked into the Hotel System, you will be given a computer generated registration form. Please review the information provided on the form, ensuring it is correct.  Once you sign the form acknowledging everything is correct and that you have read and understand the policies and regulation of the Post, you will be given a room key. A 24 hour cancellation is required for all Billets and a 2 week cancellation for the cottages and trailers during peak season. If the billeting office does not receive a cancellation phone call 24 hours out, the credit card on file will be charged for that night stay.

Quiet hours are observed starting at 2200 nightly. All buildings are non smoking facilities. No open flames in or within 50 feet of each unit, this includes all grills. If grills are found on decks, porches or too close to the buildings a fee will be charged to remove the grill and clean up whatever grease stains or burn marks.

Please make sure after you have checked into your unit that you inspect it and let the State Military Reservation Billeting Office know if there are any problems right away.

Check-Out: Check-out time is between 0700 hours and 1000 hours on the date of departure. Please have all your belongings and family members packed and completely vacate of the unit before checking out through the Billeting Office. Guest remaining after 1000 hours will be charged a late stay fee equal to the daily rate of your rental. A State Military Reservation staff member will inspect the unit to insure that the cleaning policies have been followed and there is no damage to the unit.

Cleaning Policy for Cottages/Trailers/Apartments: Units must be cleaned prior to check out. General cleaning supplies are placed in each unit, if the supplies are not present, let the billeting office know prior to check-out so that we can restock the unit. Failure to clean the unit will result in a $100 cleaning fee for all units except cottage 88 that has a $200 cleaning fee and cottage 94 has a $250 cleaning fee. If cottages are found extremely dirty there will be an excess cleaning fee.

Cleaning consists of:

  • Sweeping, mopping, and/or vacuuming all floors and porches, remove all shells and sand
  • All dishes must be washed, dried and put away.
  • Clean all sinks, counters, tubs, mirrors, toilets, microwave, stove, and refrigerator
  • Remove and dispose of all food from the refrigerator and/or cabinets.
  • Mattress pad and pillows should be left on the bed.
  • Fold all bedspreads and blankets and leave at the end of the beds.
  • Make sure the refrigerator temperature is put on the middle setting, not turned on the coldest setting.
  • Do Not put grease or food down the drains in any unit
  • Dispose of any wood or coals properly and remove grill
  • Make sure the temperature of the AC is turned up to 75 and Heat is set at 68.

Cleaning Policy for Apartments and Billets: All apartment and billet room have housekeeping that will come in after checkout and clean the unit, but general cleaning is required before clearing, if the units are not cleared properly a cleaning fee will be charged to the customer, this fee will be determined on the condition of the unit.

  • Units must be cleared of all trash, dishes washed, dried and put away
  • Sheets and Towels are to be brought to the Billeting office when checking out
  • Blankets, bedspread and pillow are to be folded and left at the foot of the bed
  • Makes sure the temperature in the refrigerator is at the middle setting
  • Make sure the temperature of the AC is turned up to 75 and Heat is set at 68
  • Do not put grease or put food down the drains in any unit
  • Dispose of any wood or coals properly and remove grill

Damage Fees: All damage fees are based on the cost of repairing or replacing plus labor. None of State Military Reservation’s linens are to be taken outside, to the beach or any picnic areas. If sand, grass or any sign of outside use is noted, the customer will be charged a cleaning fee of $35 per item. Lost key cost is $25 per key.

Fishing Policy: Personnel wishing to fish on State Military Reservation are required to have a valid Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries License for Fresh and/or Salt Water fishing and a State Military Reservation fishing card. The State Military Reservation fishing card can be obtained from the State Military Reservation Billeting Office located in building 13 on Headquarters Road.

All installation fishing signs and fishing boundaries must be obeyed. Violators may have their fishing cards revoked and/or be required to leave the installation. Anyone found fishing without permission may be required to leave the installation.  If individual is asked to leave the installation and is staying in a cottage or trailer no refunds will be issued.

 Small boats less than 17 feet are authorized, electric motors are authorized, gas motors and jet ski’s are not authorized in Lake Christine. Swimming is not allowed in Lake Christine.  Fishing is permitted both in the lake and on the beachfront.  A State license is required to fish.  To fish in the lake the license must be presented to SMR personnel and a Post Permit is issued.  All Virginia Fish and Game regulations apply.  Lake fishing is permitted on the SOUTH bank of the lake from the boathouse pier to the EAST bank around building T-94, and the lake shore behind the range.  No fishing is allowed along Lake Road (with the exception of those who are utilizing cottage T-99).  All personnel will observe and comply with signs noting Restricted Areas.

Additional Information:

  • NO SMOKING There is no smoking in any building on Post in accordance with DOD Regulations.
  • No littering to include cigarette butts. Police your areas and strive to leave them cleaner than you found them.
  • Do not move State Military Reservation properties from their assigned buildings or rooms. Property and equipment is assigned to rooms by serial number and is not to be switched. Do not rearrange furniture within a room, building, apartment or cottages. If furniture is found moved, there will be a moving fee charged to the individual’s card.
  • There are open training fields, wooded areas, a fresh water lake and a private ocean beachfront. There will be occasions where certain areas of the Post will be closed for training. State Military Reservation visitors must accommodate any such training accordingly there will be times when occupants will have to use the public beachfront.

Beach Usage: 

  • Swimmers do so at their own risk as there are no lifeguards on duty on the State Military Reservation beach.  An adult must supervise children at all times please see “Unattended Child/Youth Supervision Curfew Policy”.
  • Effective 15 July 2014, Surfing is authorized on State Military Reservation Beach from 0530-0800hrs except during pre-coordinated training and live fire events. Please see State Military Reservation Surfing Policy for more details.
  • Keep off the dunes.  Sea oats and endangered species are planted on them.  Offenders are subject to Federal fines.
  • All vehicles are prohibited from driving on the beach or dunes area, except State Military Reservation patrol vehicles that are clearly marked.  All other vehicles must remain in the beach parking lot.
  • Food and beverages, except glass containers, are allowed on the beach.  It is mandatory that the beach area be kept clean.  Trash receptacles are provided for that purpose.

  • The apartments and the house located on State Military Reservation may be rented by the day at anytime throughout the year.
  • Reservations in these VIP quarters for unofficial use are not locked in nor will refunds be given for early checkout in any apartments or the large house. Official use will be given preference over unofficial use.
  • During periods of annual training or of temporary duty orders, units may request that the apartments be scheduled only for the use of senior command personnel present on post.
  • All single soldier buildings are Male Only or Female Only. We Do Not have co-ed buildings.






E4 & below per night

Single or full size bed, mini frig, flat panel TV, clock radio, satellite, no private bath
1 bedroom w/ double bed and clock radio, 1 full bathroom,  sleep sofa, full kitchen, TV, satellite, outside deck
1 bedroom w/ double bed and clock radio, 1 full bathroom, sleep sofa, full kitchen, TV, satellite, outside deck
1 bedroom w/ double bed and clock radio, 1 full bathroom, sleep sofa, full kitchen, TV, satellite, outside deck
Large 1 bedroom w/ queen bed, clock radio, sleep sofa, 1 full bathroom, full kitchen, TV, satellite, outside deck
412-Apt A
2 bedrooms, one w/ queen bed, one w/ 2 twins, clock radio, 1 full bathroom, full kitchen, TV, satellite, handicap ramp
414-Apt A
2 bedrooms, one w/ queen, one w/ double, clock radio, 2 full bathrooms, full kitchen, TV, satellite (optional 3rd bedroom w/ double bed available)
416-Apt A
2 bedrooms, one w/ double bed, one w/ 2 twins, clock radio, 2 full bathrooms, full kitchen, TV, satellite
Large 1 bedroom w/ 2 queen beds and clock radio, 1 full bath upstairs, half-bath downstairs, queen size sleep sofa, full kitchen, TV/VCR,  satellite, washer and dryer
4 bedroom house w/ 5 double beds, clock radios and small TV in all bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, full kitchen, big screen TV, satellite, large sun porch, outside deck


COTTAGE AND TRAILERS        PHONE: (757) 493-3125

Building Number


Number of Bedrooms

Beds/Style Number of Baths Price per Night E4 & below

Per night

Winter discount

Per night

T-94 Cottage

10 3 2 Q, 4 T 2 $325.00 $270.00 $260.00

T-94B Cottage

2 1 1D 1 $74.00 $61.00 closed

T-83 Cottage

4 2 1D, 2T 1 $125.00 $104.00


T-88 Cottage

10 5 3D, 1Q, 2T 2 $245.00 $203.00


T-100 Cottage

4 2 1Q, 2T 1 $125.00 $104.00


T-101 Trailer

6 3 3D 1 $135.00 $112.00


T-102 Trailer 6 3 3D 1 $135.00 $112.00


T-84 Cottage

6 3 1Q, 1D, 2T 2 $150.00 $125.00 $120.00

T-85 Cottage

6 3 2Q, 2T 2 $150.00 $125.00


T-86 Cottage 6 3 1Q, 1D, 2T


$150.00 $125.00


T-87 Cottage



1Q, 1D, 2T


$150.00 $125.00 $120.00

T-99 Cottage

6 3 1Q, 1D, 2T


$170.00 $141.00 $136.00
T-110B Trailer


        2 1D, 2T 1 $108.00 $90.00


260-B Cottage


        2 2Q 1 $125.00 $104.00




10         5 5D 2 $245.00 $203.00


All units AC, TV w/ Dish Network satellite systems, wireless internet and cooking/eating utensils.

 **Bed linens are provided at an additional fee of $2.00 per set.**

Q = Queen      D = Double     T = Twin

Winter discounts starting December 6, 2019 to March 27, 2020

Contact information:**E4 & below rate is for VANG still in uniform** (reservations)