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Norfolk Naval Shipyard

Facility for building, remodeling, and repairing the Navy’s ships
Portsmouth, VA 23709

On Base Housing

Temporary Lodging – Navy Lodge and Navy Gateway Inns and Suites
Persons in PCS status are authorized 30 days in Temporary Lodging Facilities. Reservations can be made by calling the Navy Lodge at 1-800-NAVYINN or the Navy Gateway Inns and Suite at 1-877-628-9233. Reservations can also be made via the Internet. Several non-military affiliated hotels are available within a 2-mile radius of the Shipyard.

Off Base Neighborhoods


3 miles from base

Small, quiet neighborhood isolated by Norfolk zoo/park, LaFayette River, and Granby Street. Beautiful tree lined streets and an air of the turn of the century (1900) environment. Plenty of neighborhood activities such as ArtWalk and 4th of July parade and picnic. Front porch socializing with neighbors.

Lafayette Shores

5.2 miles from base

Beautiful, friendly neighborhood with access to pool, clubhouse and workout facilities. 

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