Local Lodging for our maritime students

Ask for MAMA rates from these new hotels that provide, low cost, & shuttle (based on availability) to and from the airport and daily to and from MAMA. (Online booking linked below helps hotels track number of MAMA students. This helps you receive the best rates possible.)

Over 90+ courses

MAMA offers over 90+ USCG approved deck courses and engine room courses.


MAP Program

MAP assists Mariners obtain their Merchant Marine Credentials. Learn more.

Military Benefits

MAMA accepts any GI Bill! To apply for benefits, please visit this page for more info.

Affordable Courses

The courses we offer are inexpensive and affordable. See pricing on course pages.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, call us at (757) 464-6008 from Mon-Fri 7AM-4PM Eastern.



Norfolk 5655 Greenwich Road Virginia Beach, VA 23462

($69.00 – 14% tax + $1.00 occupancy fee). MAMA guests will receive a $10 voucher “daily” which may be redeemed at the restaurant (Ashley’s Bistro “Breakfast Only”).

The hotel provides free transportation to and from MAMA and Norfolk International Airport, or Town Center in the evenings if needed. Also the hotel is conveniently located just two blocks from “The Tide” Light Rail (providing direct access to Downtown Norfolk). On-site amenities include, laundry service, and free Wi-Fi. Guests can book directly to MAMA’s rate by linking to the hotels website:  Holiday Inn Virginia Beach-Norfolk Hotel & Conference Center – MAMA, or by calling the hotel 757-499-4400 or 1-800 Holiday (mention the MAMA Rate). The thing about us is that…we are all about “YOU”!!

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6350 Newtown Rd, Norfolk, Virginia 23502 USA

All – Suite Hotel Near Virginia Beach Town Center

Located at the crossroads of Hampton Roads, SpringHill Suites Norfolk Virginia Beach is ideal for mariners on travel. This Norfolk hotel offers a complimentary breakfast buffet, complimentary high-speed internet, and more than 3,000 square feet of meeting space.

Up to 25% more spacious than traditional hotel rooms, our guest rooms feature living and sleeping areas, microwave, mini-fridge, and pull-out sofa bed. Staying fit is easy with our indoor pool and fitness room. At 4.3 miles the hotel is close to MID ATLANTIC MARITIME ACADEMY, as well as easy reach to Virginia Beach Town Center, Top Golf, Sentara Hospital, and the Tide Lightrail for easy access to downtown Norfolk. For your exclusive MAMA rate click on the link:

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1590 North Military Highway, Norfolk, Virginia 23502 USA

Apartment – Style Hotel With In-Suite Full Kitchens.

As one of the top hotels in Norfolk, the all-suite Norfolk Airport property offer separate living, eating, and sleeping areas, free high-speed wireless Internet, luxurious bedding, and full kitchens.

Enjoy a pet-friendly hotel with complimentary breakfast including grab and go options, fitness center, tennis, basketball, outdoor grill, indoor pool, and complimentary grocery shopping service.

Residence Inn Marriott Norfolk Airport is a long-term extended-stay hotel offering great amenities and first-class service for mariners attending MID ATLANTIC MARITIME ACADEMY (MAMA). The hotel is in Norfolk, Virginia and provides a complimentary shuttle service within a 5 mile radius and 1.5 Miles from MAMA. For your exclusive MAMA rate click on the link:

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Comfort Inn & Suites®

Comfort Inn & Suites Virginia Beach/Norfolk

5808 Burton Station Road | Virginia Beach VA 23455

When you stay with us at Comfort Inn & Suites® Virginia Beach-Norfolk Airport, you’re already set for a good time. The hotel offers a daily free hot breakfast, including our famous waffles, free Wi-Fi, free parking, an indoor heated pool and fitness center. The Comfort Inn & Suites is 2.5 miles to MAMA and 3 miles to Norfolk International Airport with shuttle service to both.

When it’s time to relax, our spacious guest rooms have you covered. Twenty-five percent larger than traditional guest rooms, each room features a coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave and flat-screen TV.

Guests can book directly via the MAMA website link below, visit www.choicehotels.com/VA697 – enter LMAMA as a corporate code or call the hotel at 757.965.3503 and mention the LMAMA/Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy to your reservation agent.

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