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Grand Ocean Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1101 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3503 (Northeast Virginia Beach)
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Ranked #105 of 114 hotels in Virginia Beach
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I love Virginia beach but sometimes when you end up getting a horrible hotel, that kinda makes you wanna go home sooner than later. I dealt with bad service they're public bathrooms are disgusting, the rooms are outdated, they're phones don't work I mean it was a nightmare. I will never return to this hotel ever again. And I really... More

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Okay beachfront hotel. Okay for 2 or 3 night stay. Fair price for level of accommodations. Beach hotels do get a lot of abuse. Small but clean rooms. More than 2 people in room would be tight. Bathroom had been re-done fairly recently so that was nice. Motel polyester bedspreads, older mattresses and 2 basic pillows. Balcony with 2 plastic... More

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had booked this hotel for the weekend. We checked in on a Friday to be given a room with razors, blood on the floor, condoms on the floor, and trash all over the room. We went back to the front desk to tell them, not very friendly at all! We were given a second room. We ran up to... More

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New York City, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Avoid this place at all cost!!! Rooms smell like mold, the hallways of the hotel will fry you like an egg because their windows are like a magnifying glass. Pool had cigarette butts all over the floor. The rooms are so outdated, things you think come standard in a room like 4 pillows on a bed or a coffee maker,... More

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Richmond, Virginia
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice stay. Would come back again if the price is the same. Room was clean and customer service was good. It met all my needs clean room to shower and sleep. The only thing I wish would have been nicer would have been the pool. But for my family we don't really use the pool, because we much... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot express how disappointed I am with our recent stay. We paid over $300 for one night and I would have been happier sleeping in the car. The A/C unit had created so much moisture in the room that they had fans in our room upon our arrival instead of giving us a different room or at least removing... More

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Moorefield, West Virginia, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paid extra for early check in, got denied upon arrival did not get that refunded. Wifi is unsecured and not strong enough to use anyway. Filthy lobby, no coffee makers in rooms. Broken furniture, table was so dangerous we put it on the balcony to prevent my 2 yr old from potentially being hurt. Smelled horrific throughout lobby and rooms... More

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Fishersville, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was outdated and very noisy! Band played outside until midnight making sleep before then impossible! Commode stopped working and the bathroom was horrible! Check-in took about 30 minutes. Will never stay here again or recommend it to anyone!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a grand double room suite and ended up with a small room with outdated electronics. Everything in the place is old and run down. The pool is dirty the lobby bathroom smell awful, and we had them valet park our car only to not be able to find it later. At $249 for a Saturday night stay in... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The smell throughout the hotel was very musty and salty. We had an issue with one of the employees stealing my bathing suit. The service was good and the view was beautiful. There was mold on the wall and in the shower though. Overall, I wouldn't recommend this hotel, but I wouldn't stop anyone from staying here.

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Address: 1101 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3503
Location: United States > Virginia > Virginia Beach > Northeast Virginia Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Grand Ocean Hotel 2.5*
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Also Known As:
Atlantic Sands Oceanfront Virginia Beach
Atlantic Sands Oceanfront Hotel

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