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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
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved it! They even upgraded us to a room with a king and fireplace! The only complaints were: I pulled the couch out to sleep since my husband snores and the sheet on the couch was dirty and there was a hair pin in it. The pool food was very expensive and lousy. The hotel lobby had a funny... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fair Hotel for families. The room could be updated but is fair. The bathroom was recently updated with tile very nice but no bath tub for the kids. It has nice pools inside and out (kid slide too) We ordered food from their restaurant Swan the food was very good with good service.

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Crozet, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our second time at Founders Inn and Spa and I think it's an excellent hotel! Very clean, beautiful grounds, wonderful staff, and reasonably priced. The kids lived the pool and maze! We will be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff is very helpful. The grounds, the room, the lobby everything is just stunning. The breakfast buffet at The Swan Terrace is wonderful, make sure you get an omelet from Chef, A.J. Try the Shepherd's Pie at the Hunt Room. Take a walk around the pond, swim in the pool, relax. Everything here is perfect.

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Glenmoore, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We held our wedding at the Founders Inn and Spa in June and had an excellent experience. We selected the venue primarily due to the beautiful outdoor setting (English Garden, lake, fountain, etc.). A couple of notes around our experiences: 1) The planning approach was clear and well documented. We did have a transition of staff and that resulted in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here by myself for 4 nights. My room was very comfortable and had everything I needed including a mini fridge. The grounds were perfectly manicured and it is a very relaxing atmosphere. I did not try the spa; however, the pools were very nice and kept clean. The food in the restaurants was good, but the prices were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Exterior grounds were beutiful. Lunch in the pub very tasty, pool was nice but could nor bring snacks or a cooler. Rooms were confusing with some updated areas but outdated accessories and plugs hanging from the wall. Hallways had cobwebs and could have used some cleaning. No laundry on site. All and all just an ok stay.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There is no email for this hotel on their website, so I guess I'll write here. My wife and I stayed here on June 3. The front desk service was great. We had room 3312. I was surprised to find no art on our bedroom walls which made it feel more like an institution than a hotel. There were coffee... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Full disclosure: I booked this hotel via a discount third-party vendor at well below regular rates. I'm in day two of a four-day stay. Really good overall. PROS: -The staff is very attentive. -The building and grounds are well maintained. -Kids love the outdoor pool and slide. -The rooms are adequate, beds comfortable. Wifi is average for complimentary hotel service.... More 

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Prince George, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice Inn to stay. We stayed in a room with two queen beds. It was clean and decent size. It would had been nice to have a small table with chairs to sit around when having a meal. It did have a desk for one person to sit at. Bathroom was nice and clean, but as I read in another... More 

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