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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Glenmoore, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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 2 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 2 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 Rooms were confusing with some updated areas but outdated accessories and plugs hanging from the wall.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
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 3 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 3 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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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a week and found it acceptable. It is a little worn in spots, hallways, elevator,etc. The coffee in the lobby area is only from 6 am to 8 am during the week so this wasn't to good. The rooms were clean and the staff courteous and friendly. I did fine it a little strange that the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Founders Inn is exceptional! The staff is professional and attentive to all details. The grounds are immaculately groomed everything is placed for comfort and beauty. It is quiet and peaceful, yet safe and secure. The guest room is comfortably appointed, and the bed was one of the most comfortable I have experienced outside of the Marriott chain of properties.... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I rated this a 3 because the staff was nice and We got a really good rate for the tournament. We stayed for 2 nights for a lacrosse tournament. We were excited pulling in because it looked so nice. The lobby was nice and the staff was very nice. We stayed in The York River Lodge. The common areas were... More 

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

Dear John L, Thank you so much for your review so that we can improve on our service to our guests. We have addressed the odor that was from the heat and humidity. We are also renovating our bathroom fixtures and will address the lamp. The ice machines have been repaired and were inoperable due to the weather and extreme... More 

Anaheim Hills, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here through a Groupon and when it was all said and done it wasn't any cheaper. That said it was a beautiful property and everyone was nice. Room clean, well maintained. There are 2 things I think should be looked into an taken care of. Our bed was strange. My daughter and I slept in the king and every... More 

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