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The Founders Inn and Spa

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5641 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23464
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Elliston, Virginia, United States
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great room and service was great and very polite. The room had wood furniture and marble bath counter top. I give it only 4 because at 200 a night it was not all that it could be. And we were where told a 25 to 50 $ hold per day would be put on our card. I... More 

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Concord, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel took care of an issue with our room -- much to our satisfaction. Excellent restaurant. Thank you Emily for great service! Excellent hotel staff. Thanks Housekeeping. Look forward to our next stay.

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Glen Allen
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am a business traveler, I stayed one night and my expectations were something basic but clean and comfortable. Unfortunately I was unable to find neither at this establishment. My list of complaints specifically come from the condition of the room I stayed in. The room itself had a damp feel to it from the start. It had an old,... More 

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Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were going to Virginia Beach for a ceremony at the Oceana Naval Air Station and needed someplace close by to stay at. When I made the reservations (for 2 rooms) on July 7th, I asked if we could have an early check in. They don't guarantee it but I could call closer to the date to ask. We were... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was beautiful and has that New England deport charm, almost BB like. We requested a feather free room when we called initially on Friday August 15 and then reconfirmed this two hours before arriving only to be disappointed when we arrive at 6 PM. The room contained down pillows and comforters, which would be deadly for my family.... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Founders Inn and Spa provides a comfortable, quiet home away from home. The hotel is situated next to I64 and Regent University with a great expanse of garden and greenery which adds the charm to the place. This is a favorite for wedding events as well. The rooms are situated in separate brick buildings with an old charm decor.... More 

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

Dear Allan M, Thank you for your kind review. I hope that you will stay with us again. Sincerely, Ellen Ruane General Manager More 

Laurel, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Founders Inn for one nght. The grounds were well manicured when you drive into the parking lot. The hotel is divded into three different buildings: the main building where the resturants, meeting rooms, concierge and front desk were and two other buidlings where the guest stayed. There were gardens separating the buidings with fountains that were... More 

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toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was a real treasure to find. The price was extremely reasonable, partly due to the 15 minute drive to the beach. It was an easy drive. We did it 5 days and had no traffic issues. You will not find another hotel with such beautiful grounds, excellent food, indoor pool, outdoor pool, hot tub, spa, pool slide, etc.... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

According to the front desk this hotel is owned by the local university. It does have a classic feel. Very nice grounds. Nice large pool with a slide for the kids. The rooms are spacious but do not have a microwave, at least ours did not. Rooms could use a little sprucing up. Looks like they have a lot of... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the 3rd year I have been back for my Graduate Residency at Regent and I thoroughly have enjoyed my stay every time! Hejasmine is the best at having a room comfortable and ready after a long day at school.

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