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Refuge Inn

7058 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336 (Formerly Refuge Motor Inn)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've stayed at the Refuge Inn many times, always in the winter. It's quiet, the staff is terrific and there's a heated indoor pool and gym. Best of all, it's next to the wildlife refuge at Assateaque.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Refuge is a beautifully decorated motel a the the end of Chincoteague, VA before entering the Assateague National Wildlife Refuge and Seashore. Chincoteague is a quiet town good for antique shopping, small shops, and good seafood restaurants. The town has a nice community park, a waterfront with available boat rides, a nice community center, and a view of the... 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 a review! We are so glad you've enjoyed your trips to Chincoteague. All of us here hope to see you again soon. PS-- that photo of 203 with the old bedspread and wallpaper really took us back! We had forgotten it ever looked like that, as all of the bedding... More 

Christmas, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice quaint Inn .Clean and perfectly located to explore the area. The staff was exceptionaly friendly and helpful. The bedding was extremely nice w/out the "bowling ball effect" we have experienced w/some more expensive chains. My wife and I would highly recommend the Refuge Inn.

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

Thank you for the excellent review! We are very glad you enjoyed your time here on Chincoteague and hope to see you back again soon. More 

Kennett Square
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the third time i stayed here, as i come with my friends the birders from our retirement community, called Crosslands, Pa. Last time we had rooms next to the campground where they keep some old ponies from Assateague. This time they gave us rooms across the hall looking at some construction and i didn't like it one bit.... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review! We apologize for the construction-- but unfortunately, improvements are necessary from time to time. Luckily, we can nearly always take care of things in the off-season, so folks can have the room of their choosing. The next time you come, feel free to request a specific room or location... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect place to stay, especially in the colder months. The heated pool, hot tub and sauna were perfect after our cold hikes. The location of the property, made our hikes even more fun. It was located right at the front of the national refuge and sea shore. The property was very family friendly. There property had a washer and dryer... More 

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

Thank you so much for the excellent review! We're so glad you and your family enjoyed your time here on Chincoteague. Everyone here at the Refuge hopes you'll return again soon. More 

Trappe, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love going to the Refuge Inn. The pool and hot tub are wonderful. The village is quiet, the National Wildlife Refuge has nice trails and the beach was peaceful. It was a perfect escape to recharge after during the holiday season.

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

Thank you so much for the fabulous review! We hope to see you back next year. More 

Cape May Court House, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The Refuge Inn is clean. CLEAN! I am a nurse & have worked in the operating room, I KNOW what clean is! The rooms almost seem like they are sound proof, I've never heard anything through the walls while trying to sleep. I have never heard anyone or another's TV! Although sometimes in the hall way if children are excited... More 

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

Thank you so much for the excellent review! We really appreciate you taking the time to come to Tripadvisor with your experiences. Hope to see you back again soon! More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This inn has it all for the outdoors woman/man. Location, location, location! Within walking distance of some of the best food, best shops and bike rental on the island! Clean and quick to satisfy your every request. Hot tub, pool, sauna & fitness center for those rainy days or to sooth a tired body after exploring awe inspiring surroundings. I... More 

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

Thank you so much for the stellar review! Hope to see you around the hotel when you have out-of-town visitors. Welcome to Chincoteague! More 

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This hotel was clean and had a decent breakfast. This hotel seems more for an older crowd, They have water aerobics classes. It's not bad but it has an assisted living facility style to it so it's great for older couples. It has a good view of the light house and if u walk past McDonalds behind the hourse pins... 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 on Chincoteague. As an FYI for any readers who may be interested in water aerobics, our local YMCA offers a class for seniors. We let them use our pool twice a week during the off-season. More 

Bishopville, Maryland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Stayed only for one night but was very happy with the hotel. The room had a very comfortable king bed and was spacious and very clean. Furnishings were nice and not typical of your chain hotels, a nice change. People were friendly, decent continental breakfast and ponies on the property too! Definitely plan on staying again

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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 hope you'll be able to stay for longer next time. 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 72
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Also Known As:
Refuge Hotel Chincoteague Island
Refuge Chincoteague Island

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