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

This was by far the worse hotel experience I have ever experienced in my life. The two individuals who I checked in with were two of the rudest human beings I have encountered. The whole experience began with the clerk being mad at me because I originally reserved three rooms, called and said release the other two, the clerk failed... More

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Customer wants to do group booking and recommended by Calypso so gave them really good price for the room. expecting more rooms as group booking but she only booked three and gave credit card for one room. Other room suppose to be paid by friends. Nobody cancelled or paid for the rooms before arrival. Upon arrival she said that' she... More

1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

I have traveled this great country from9m end to end both east and west and north and south. I have stayed in many hotels during my travels and this is the worst place I have ever slept in. Including the times I had to sleep in foxholes in the marine Corp. Out of seven floors only one ice machine was... More

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Chicago, Il
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I can see from others on here, that this was a horrible choice. I purchased this room for my son's wedding night as a gift. To say the experience was less than memorable is an understatement. The people treated my son and daughter-in-law horribly; the room they were in was bug infested; in a state of disrepair, and they had... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

Molding missing in hallways, torn up carpet, spider webs with dead bugs in the corner of bedrooms, holes in the bedroom walls, bird droppings all over the balcony chairs. Will never go back!! Only one employee was not pleasant, the rest were very nice.

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Richmond, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Ok, my fault for coming back a second time...shame on me. This time much worse than the first time. Absolutely filthy. No one came to clean the room...never saw ANYONE cleaning ANY rooms. Dilapidated furniture. Tried to open the jammed dresser drawer, and the bottom fell out. The shade on the table lamp was full of dust, tears and grunge.... More

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Elkton, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

This hotel at one time was a nice hotel. It is in a great location. However, the people behind the desk seemed to have a lot of spare time. This time could have been spent cleaning the lobby which is the first thing a person sees when they enter the hotel. The coffee station had the same trash around the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

There ate so many things wrong with this place I don't know where to begin! 1- the rooms are tiny and dirty 2- elevators are small and out of date 3 staff is unfriendly and not the least bit helpful! 4 house keeping is a joke! 5 the fridges beds microwaves and tv is ancient!! Older than I am!! 6... More

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We loved, the location, the view (2nd floor), close to everything; i.e., the beach, convenience store, largest store for gifts, clothing, etc. (Sunsations). Bed and pillows were very comfortable! (King size bed). Parking is next street unless you are handicapped but we didn't use the car at all during our four-day stay and they allowed us time to unload our... More

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Mebane, North Carolina
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

The finish line is just a block away....gorgeous views, nice staff, balcony was worth the $$$$$! There is a bar/restaurant Calypso which is part of the hotel. Do not expect luxury inside. You are paying for the location.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

2nd worst hotel I've ever stayed at. First clue was the area around the front desk. Room was ready when we arrived, but had to pay a $25 early check in fee which was a first. At the elevator, lots of spider webs in the hallway in the ceiling area. Elevators appear to be recently upgraded and were nice. Carpet... More

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Additional Information about Grand Ocean Hotel

Also Known As:
Atlantic Sands Oceanfront Virginia Beach
Atlantic Sands Oceanfront Hotel
Address: 1101 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3503
Location: United States > Virginia > Virginia Beach > Northeast Virginia Beach
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#48 On the Beach Hotel in Virginia Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Grand Ocean Hotel 2.5*
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