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The Tides Inn

4.0 of 5 480 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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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife, two young boys(ages 6 and 8) and I spent a wonderful 3 nights at The Tides in late October. The food in the dining room was amazing to say the least. There were lots of activities to keep the kids busy. All the staff were so nice and accomodating. The room we stayed in was quiet and clean... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent Thanksgiving here. We had a delicious dinner and breakfast the next day. Staff is one of the friendliest we have encountered at a hotel. They really enjoy their jobs. Resort has a lovely location. Right on the water. If you are looking for night life, this isn't the place for you. However, if you want a relaxing vacation,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An old Virginia resort that was once the premier destination in the area. It still retains some of its charm but seems to have lost a lot of its lustre and attention to detail. It's location is a beautiful perch overlooking Carter's creek which is just off of the Rappahannock river. It's worth a visit, but be prepared to be... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently had the good fortune to spend a few days at The Tides Inn. It was luxurious! After traveling on the East Coast we were ready to relax. That is exactly what we found. We received a warm reception, excellent service in the dining room, housekeeping and fun activities offered each day. Thank you to "The Tides" for making... More 

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Maryland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When making reservations at a scenic resort, I now ask for relatively easy walking access (to entrance, elevator, dining) but view is priority. I choose a room several levels up from standard (meaning I paid for it). Very disappointed to find that half my "harbor view " was actually looking down on the roof of the bar area. So disappointing.... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My jaw dropped when I saw how beautiful the room was. Unbelievably beautiful. And the view and the grounds are also just as beautiful. And the staff is very friendly and very helpful. Wow. These people are on their game. I'll Definately spoil my wife and take her here.

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

Thank you for your review. Just this week we learned that the readers of Conde Naste had voted us the #11 resort in the south. Quite an accolade for a small boutique property on the Northern Neck of Virginia. Gordon Slatford. General Manager More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The first thing to say about The Tides Inn is that the location is perfect. The second thing to say is that all the staff are extremely courteous, welcoming and helpful. A special mention for Captain Bill who took us on a lovely boat trip round the cove. Potentially this could be a wonderful holiday location and has much to... More 

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

You are right the experience should be correct all the time and I apologize for the areas that required more attention. We offer buffet breakfast most of the time but on quieter days revert to an a la carte menu, buffets are just not good for low demand days. We were perplexed by the tees on the golf course and... More 

Cary,North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We stayed for three nights for a nice quick get away. All of the staff from the bellmen to the maids were very friendly and courteous. Our suite was located in the main building with a wonderful view of the river. The weather was so nice we even relaxed by the pool. Dinner in the main dining room was also... More 

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

short succinct and to the point. Thank you for your review. Gordon Slatford. General Manager More 

Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Our one-night stay was in beautiful fall weather. We ate lunch twice out on the restaurant patio with a beautiful view. Dinner in the main dining room was very good and since there were only a few guests in the hotel, service was swift. Our room, although small, was comfortable with nice finishes. It was on the first floor, main... More 

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

Your experience reflects that of many guests who find the Tides Staff to have a special blend of southern hospitality. I am glad you enjoyed your visit. Gordon Slatford. General Manager More 

Fredericksburg, Virginia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We last visited here under previous ownership and were disgusted with maintenance and staff. Much improvement over last time for maintenance, sorta, staff is in need of better uniforms and adult management. Front desk staff was sometimes belligerent and indifferent displaying an attitude of too busy to deal with customers. Table wait staff needs a lot of training. Our server... More 

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

Since the resort changed hands 15 years ago much has changed and I was disappointed to read your observations, we will of course review all of your thoughts with a view to continual improvement. Gordon Slatford. General manager 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*
Number of rooms: 106
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