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The Tides Inn

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480 King Carter Drive, Irvington, VA 22480
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I spent 3 days here as a part of our vacation. As I arrived the Tides Inn, I couldn't believe that many people and magazines recommended this as a hidden gem and felt like it was 2-star resort. The resort looked outdated and not that clean(not dirty though), didn't have bedroom slippers (I asked at the front but not available.),... More 

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WV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We celebrated my husband's 55th birthday at The Tides Inn. Upon check-in, (which allowed us access to our room early), we were greeted by very friendly staff. We ducked our heads in to the restaurant across the hall, and met Angelina, who took care of our dinner reservation for that evening. We go to our room, and not 10 minutes... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent 3 nights at the Tides on our boat and had a great time. I should say this has been maybe my 5th time to come but my wife and her family almost grew up coming to the place so she has very kind memories of fun at the Tides. First the floating docks are great and when I... More 

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VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I stayed at The Tides Inn for the 1st time to celebrate our anniversary. Overall, we loved it and would return. I'm a bit long winded so if you're looking for something concise you may want to skip this one. The room - We booked a premium king balcony. There were no suites available when we booked... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm completely exhausted from our visit to the Tides Inn.. What was planned to be a wonderful weekend away for my birthday, turned into a waste of hard earned money! I called and made reservations a week prior, the desk clerk explained how lavish our room was "king size bed, 500 sq ft room with separate living room, wet bar,... More 

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Tidesgm, General Manager at The Tides Inn, responded to this review

We are desperately sorry that we marred what should have been a perfect weekend. while we confirm in writing all reservations you appeared to have an expectation of a suite when booking a room and of course when one is full we must wait for a checkout to occur before we can move you to a different room type. like... More 

Ontario
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm afraid I have to agree with many previous reviewers that this property is becoming run down. Many wood surfaces (desks, furniture, elevator doors) are scratched or chipped. In the dining room, a window blind strut was held up by an overturned wine glass. To be fair, these are primarily aesthetic problems -- most everything works. The more important things:... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time at the Tides Inn. Everyone was friendly and helpful. An amazing amount of activities are available to suit all. Dining was outstanding! The views of Carter Creek are beautiful. I highly recommend a stay at The Tides Inn.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a double queen room with balcony. Nicely appointed. Beautiful, peaceful location. Evening turn down service a very nice touch. Restaurant offered us excellent service in a classy dining room rich with history and they served a great meal. Pool nicely located with a view of the creek. Hearty lunch offered poolside. Main building has a great room with games,... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our fourth July visit, but our first July 4th visit turned out to be a bit of a disappointment. We checked out on 7/5, and completed the survey and sent an email on 7/8. There has been no response to date. We stayed three nights. The problems began when their reservations agent could not find record of our previous stays.... More 

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WE have lived in Richmond VA for 16 years and have never really explored the Northern Neck. This was like a camp for adults as it had all the non motorized water sports included, tennis, a par 3 golf course, included, bikes and yard games. They also had a room with indoor games in case of bad weather. Free wifi... More 

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