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The Tides Inn

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   480 King Carter Drive, Irvington, VA 22480
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
ArmyWife247 Mount Vernon, Virginia
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Mount Vernon, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here in April before my husband left for a deployment, The service staff are very friendly and welcoming, This place needs a renovation done, its run down and very old but appears to be clean, But if your gonna charge a resort fee then it needs to for a resort this not not, its a hotel plain and... More

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The Tides inn offers a plethora of activities and amenities all of which are included in one daily fee. The list is very extensive but includes , Bicycles, kayaks, boats, paddleboards, golf, tennis, extensive guided events including Yoga, local tours and sport lessons, these combined with internet, valet parking daily smores by the bonfire on the beach and lots more.... More

Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice place to visit with family. The staff is very friendly, and the feel is very "southern". The main reason for us choosing this place was that it allowed dogs, and all was good there (bowls and treats provided, doggie pickup bags on the property). Pros: - wide selection of family activities that require no additional fee;... More

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

Thank you for your input. We learn from our guests and after reading your comments we will test some desk mounted charging units which will significantly improve the availability of outlets for the vast array of electronics we all carry around with us. We always encourage use of our bell staff and valets who will willingly assist with bags to... More

sjmbk
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I travelled to the Inn with 7 year old son and 10 year old nephew after dropping off my teenage son at a fishing camp nearby. I cannot say enough good things about the staff, the grounds, the scenery, the surrounding area and the activities. We spent a week biking, swimming, kayaking and relaxing. One of the highlights was a... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The river has been calling me for awhile and the Tides is the best place to enjoy all the area has to offer. We just spent 4 days at the Tides and left feeling relaxed and refreshed. Our room was in the main building, facing the parking lot. We were barely in the room so that wasn't an issue for... More

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

Thank you for your review. Delighted that you have found a home away from home. I think you captured the essence of the Tides, tranquility, lots to do, great food, relaxation. Of course a resort such as the Tides never finishes its refurbishment, when you finish at one end it is time to start again at the other! We look... More

Southern Shores, North Carolina
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90 reviews 90 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got back from a restful and fun 2 night stay (July 18 & 19). We soaked in the river by the beach, hit the pool, hung out with the boaters at the Marina, and ate our way thru each, great meal. We loved out room, in the main building, plenty of space, bathroom was huge, very comfortable place to... More

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56 reviews 56 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had not been to the Tides Inn in about 2 years(since the renovation)! We were all pleasantly surprised by the upgrades to the property specifically the rooms!! They are very nicely appointed and the bathrooms are extremely nice!! The grounds are well manicured and the facilities equally cared for! Service is definitely important to the staff as identified by... More

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

Thank you for appreciating the work the team put in to ensure you have a great stay. So often I read of the great service, friendly staff and willingness to help out, our family really seem to know the meaning of hospitality and I must try harder to say thankyou to all of them each day Gordon Slatford General Manager More

Fairfax, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a place to relax! This place, far away from the hustle and bustle, secluded and on the shore of the tranquil mouth of Carter Cove off the Tappahannock River. My wife and I enjoyed the leisurely amenities and environs. We experienced both sunshine and rainfall, but there was something to not do for both weather situations. From boating and... More

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and two adult children were at The Tides Inn from Friday June 27 and checked-out Monday June 30. My wife and I spent our honeymoom here in 1984 and have been back a number of times most recently in March of this year.But this was the first time for our children. It was a very good experience. The... More

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

Thank you for your comments. The Golden Eagle golf course is in excellent shape this year and the grass is spectacular. Having a Golf Course Superintendent who loves the area and knows the vagaries of the weather he is well placed to adjust fertilizer and watering according to the courses needs, It also helps to have temperatures in the upper... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently had a very relaxing and enjoyable stay at the Tides for two nights. The grounds are lovely and well maintained and the view of the water from the hotel is beautiful. The room was clean and comfortable (my husband and I are very picky about beds and will not return to hotels with overly soft mattresses). The pool... More

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

I am delighted you had such a good stay. I note your comment on Gluten Free which more and more of our guests are enquiring about. Our restaurant menu now has a GF note alongside every dish which is Gluten Free, we will be interested to hear feedback on this from our guests. Gordon Slatford General Manager More

Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I travelled from Australia and, as part of a 15 night visit to the east coast that included NYC and Washington DC, our two nights at The Tides Inn were the highlight of our trip. . To begin with, driving into the little town of Irvington was like being transported to the America of times past, almost... More

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

What a delight it was to meet you and your family and after your departure we wrote of your daughter Gilda Ferries impromptu violin performance on our terrace. It made me realize that embracing our customers as members of our family will always enhance the experience for everyone. You can be very proud of your daughter she played beautifully and... More

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Address: 480 King Carter Drive, Irvington, VA 22480
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Location: United States > Virginia > Irvington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Tides Inn 4*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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On a lush peninsula in Virginia's historic Northern Neck, the waterfront Tides Inn has welcomed generations of friends and families who cherish the relaxed pace of local life and the Southern hospitality of our staff. Guests can learn to sail at the on-site sailing school or explore the calm waterways via paddle boards, kayaks and canoes while spotting golden eagles, osprey and herons. The 18-hole Golden Eagle golf course is a pleasantly challenging wooded course with water hazards, and there is also a Par-3 course, tennis, croquet, and spa, plus bicycles for pedaling into town. Our farm-to-table cuisine highlights oysters from the nearby Rappahannock River, and we're located on the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail with several Virginia wineries nearby. ... more   less 
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