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7058 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336 (Formerly Refuge Motor Inn)
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed today
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Marriottsville, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Everything about our room was great: clean, ample towels, shampoo and soap, comfortable mattresses, large TV, A/C plus a dehumidifier. The pool is also very nice, clean, heated. The hot tub was locked; a bit of a pain because once you were wet, you wouldn't want to walk all the way to the front desk to get a key. But... More

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time at the Refuge inn. The staff was lovely, our room was very clean. The setting was wonderful. Nice and dark at night, quiet, great nights sleep. Our room was very tastefully decorated and super clean. We also enjoyed the pool and hot tub. Those were also very clean and tasteful. Towels provided by the pool... More

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Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! We appreciate your suggestions about breakfast and hope to see you again soon. More

stamford, ct
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241 reviews 241 reviews
27 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent four nights here and it was more than enough. We chose the Refuge Inn ( which my daughter has ow nicknamed the Refugee Inn) because I really didn't want to stay in a chain hotel, such as a Hampton Inn or Fairfield Suites-- and while the initial look of the place as well as it's situation, under the... More

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Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Hello, We’re sorry you did not enjoy your time on Chincoteague or at our Inn. You may have been happier in a Deluxe room, which features upgraded furnishings, bedding, and toiletries. Regarding breakfast, our healthy offerings include several flavors of oatmeal, English muffins, hard boiled eggs (boiled, not cooked in a crockpot,) scrambled eggs (cooked in the kitchen and then... More

Canton, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't stay closer to Assateague Island and the National Wildlife Refuge. If you are biking, it is about a mile to the lighthouse trail and about four miles to the main beach. There are bike racks for Inn use behind the Bike Depot right next door to the Inn. The Inn was clean and comfortable and the staff was... More

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Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the thorough review! We are glad you enjoyed your time here and hope you'll return soon to our little slice of paradise. More

Baltimore, Maryland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here a few years ago and it reminded us of a step above Beach Motel but below a newer Hampton Inn. We came this year and our room and for that matter, all the rooms on the 2nd floor were very impressive. The maids had all the doors opened for the rooms where the guests had checked out... More

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Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review! We are always looking for ways to improve our inn, so your comments are very much appreciated. Those flower petals are so problematic for the same few weeks every year. Our maintenance men clean the pool twice daily, but we're still working on a solution to keep them out of the water. We... More

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the last hotel before the park. We traveled w/ our two elementary aged kids. It was clean with easy parking and a good breakfast and gift shop. They have two Chinco ponies on site that you can feed and take pictures of before you hop on your bike (or in your car) and hit the park (which is... More

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Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are glad you enjoyed your time here at the Refuge and hope you'll stay with us when you return to the area. (PS-- Fall is very nice on Assateague! The temperatures are usually perfect for biking and the mosquitoes typically die off in October.) Thanks again, hope to see... More

Altoona, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very hesitant to book here because we usually stay in Marriots, but we really wanted to be able to bike to the beach. I was very pleasantly surprised. The Refuge Inn offers a fair price, a great location, very nice facilities, and a nice daily breakfast. It's a very 'homey' place and is exceptionally clean. The bathrooms are... More

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Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our inn! We are glad you enjoyed your time here and hope you'll return again soon. More

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10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for several nights in Aug and had a wonderful. The Inn is clean and well maintained. No insects which is a must! Enjoyed being so close to the park, bike rentals and beach area. The only negative I have about the inn is the breakfast. Not many healthy options- no yogurt and only bananas as fruit. We... More

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Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a great review! I did want to point out that our healthy breakfast offerings include several flavors of oatmeal, hard boiled eggs, multigrain toast, rice chex cereal, raisin bran, granola, and either bananas or apples each morning. Several times a week, we also have sliced peaches and Yoplait yogurt.... More

Warrenton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had not stayed here in 5 or 6 years but was still as wonderful as I remembered it being. Clean, excellent service, very comfortable beds, wonderful pool and hot tub...I could go on and on. Our family enjoyed our time here very much and are looking forward to returning next summer.

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Thank you so much for the great review! See you next year. More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this medium sized inn. Relaxed and comfortable and just across from the park entrance. Breakfast is always fresh and welcoming. Staff very kind and helpful. Partly covered pool and shady BBQ space. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

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Thank you so much for the excellent review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. More

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Address: 7058 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336 (Formerly Refuge Motor Inn)
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Location: United States > Virginia > Chincoteague Island
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Exceed your expectations in this family owned inn where no detail is overlooked. The Refuge Inn is located within walking distance of the wildlife refuge and minutes from our beautiful undeveloped beach. Amenities include Continental Breakfast, Wireless Internet, Indoor/Outdoor Heated Pool, Hot Tub, Fitness Room, Bicycle & Beach Gear Rentals, Conference Room and Gift Shop. A Treasure of a place, Family Owned and Proudly Operated. ... more   less 
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