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The Founders Inn and Spa

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   5641 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23464
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Ranked #22 of 114 hotels in Virginia Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
MJ G Richmond, Virginia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I purchased a room through an online deal (not through hotel directly) so I am not sure if they save those rooms for discounted guests. Our room was small with a queen size bed. Out of date. Bed was way too soft. I didn't use any facilities like the spa or gym. The room was a disappointment. We won't return.

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lincroft, nj
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here through Hotwire and saved about 50% off the normal rate. Was assigned a traditional Queen bed room which was perfect for our needs. Beautiful well kept room. Free parking, free coffee (in room and and outside hotel Lobby) and free internet are all nice to enjoy here. The place is large so be prepared to walk. My request... More

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Hattiesburg
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103 reviews 103 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was very surprised when we arrived after a long Easter Day from Williamsburg. Beautiful property. The rooms were folk art country with beautiful quilts on the bed. Not your modern stereotype hotel! Felt warm like being in someone's home & not on the road! Sorry we couldn't stay longer!

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FoundersInn, General Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Sudaniel, I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It is one of our goals to make each guests' stay unique and our colonial style property and southern hospitality helps us achieve just that! I hope that you'll join us again soon. Best Regards, Sascha Hemmann, General Manager More

Lake Mary, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for a week visiting family. Found the service wonderful. We were a bit "high maintenance" with traveling with a toddler - switching rooms, called security because he locked himself in a connecting room (our fault, don't ask) and then housekeeping when he dumped a pot of dirt on the floor. Everyone was wonderful. Beth, the director or rooms... More

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FoundersInn, General Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear nlgtravelgal, Thank you for your review! I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and that your little one was able to enjoy our playground and walking grounds. Please join us again soon! Best Regards, Sascha Hemmann, General Manager More

Asbury Park, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely beautiful property. The guest room was beautifully appointed, extremely clean, and the staff could not be any friendlier. We enjoyed the breakfast buffet both mornings and spent one evening out on the terrace enjoying sangria and appetizers and found the food to be very good. I was extremely pleased by the restaurant/bar staff each time we visited and their... More

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FoundersInn, General Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Nicolle F, Thank you for your kind comments! I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and were able to take advantage of the restaurant. It is our main goal to make sure that each guest has a memorable and enjoyable stay. I hope that you will join us again soon! Best Regards, Sascha Hemmann, General Manager More

Ruston, Louisiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here right about the time that hurrcane sandy was hitting the east coast. No effects to the property or trip, execpt that a lot of the people did not make the trip because of the weather. This place looks great on the outside, but is very dated on the inside of the rooms. I would have liked to... More

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FoundersInn, General Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear TGN002, Thank you for letting us know of areas of opportunity. We are excited to announce our hotel grounds & guest room improvement plan, in which various phases are scheduled to be initiated and completed over the next 6-9 months. I hope you will join us again soon to enjoy these improvements. Best Regards, Sascha Hemmann, General Manager More

San Diego, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My complement to the ground crew and horticulture department. Gardens were beautifully arranged and maintained. Our room was comfortable with a great view of ardens. Short distance from Norfolk int air port and close to VB botanical gardens, must see spot. Will be back again.

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FoundersInn, General Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear ABridge2Far, Thank you for your review. I will share your kind comments to our staff! I hope to see you again soon on your next visit to Virginia Beach. Best Regards, Sascha Hemmann, General Manager More

Raleigh, Nc
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got 2 rooms for an amazing price on Priceline. This is a large, pretty property in Colonial style with beautiful grounds. It is a prime wedding location and even has an on-site wedding shop. The rooms are clean and the beds are very comfortable and soft. The toiletries are nice and environmentally-friendly. Bathroom had been updated with granite. We... More

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FoundersInn, General Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear RELJD, I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We offer great amenities and activities for all to take advantage of and enjoy. Please join us again soon for another wonderful stay! Best Regards, Sascha Hemmann, General Manager More

Fredericksburg, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived we were greeted by a very friendly front desk, which, after reading some of the reviews surprised me. The ladies were both very nice and gave us a map of the grounds to explain which room we were staying in. We brought our dog, so we were in the "dog-friendly" area. When we got to our room,... More

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FoundersInn, General Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear M-J-6302012, Thank you for your review. I am disappointed that your stay wasn't satisfactory. I was disappointed to read your comments regarding the cleanliness of your room. While there is no excuse for our shortcomings, I will share your experience with my Executive Housekeeper so that we may take the necessary action in order to prevent a repeat occurrence.... More

Brigham City, Utah
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this through Group on to bookend a trip to the outer bands NC. I arrived on a red-eye flight after traveling through the night. I was able to check in early as arranged and the person , Douglas, even remembered my name! I received such great directions to go anyway. Easy driving to Virginia Beach and very close... More

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FoundersInn, General Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Kathy, I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We strive to provide impeccable service and a unique stay to every guest. I hope that you will join us again soon! Best Regards, Sascha Hemmann, General Manager More

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  • Outdoor pool(12)
  • Swan Terrace(11)
  • Main building(6)
  • Breakfast buffet(5)
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Additional Information about The Founders Inn and Spa

Address: 5641 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23464
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Location: United States > Virginia > Virginia Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge 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 Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Business Hotel in Virginia Beach
#16 Family Hotel in Virginia Beach
#22 Romantic Hotel in Virginia Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Founders Inn and Spa 3.5*
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