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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 #24 of 114 hotels in Virginia Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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Asbury Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The grounds are beautiful for sure. The rooms are sparse. The beds uncomfortable ( to soft ). We arrived April 5 for two nights and were greeted by a pleasant front desk staff. The check in was quick with no problems until we checked into the room. While viewing the bathroom accommodations, the toilet was disgusting and not thoroughly cleaned.... More

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

Dear 2MillionMile, Thank you for taking the time to let us know of areas of opportunity. Your feedback is invaluable for our continuous improvement. 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... More

Alabaster, Alabama, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Founders Inn is a wonderfully comfortable hotel with an incredibly attentive staff. The facilities are wonderful with several restaurant choices, a spa, comfortable rooms and beautiful grounds. You won't be disappointed.

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

Dear Chuck_Streets, Thank you for your review! We strive to provide great service and Southern hospitality to each and every guest. Please join us again soon! Best Regards, Sascha Hemmann, General Manager More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a beachfront hotel, but if your plans while in Virginia Beach don't center around the oceanfront, this is a great place to stay. It is located right off of the highway with several nearby shopping centers and restaurants, just a short distance from pretty much any location in Virginia Beach or Norfolk. The spa, fitness center, and... More

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

Dear Matthew G, I am happy to know that you enjoyed your stay! We love hosting our furry friends, as well! As you noted, we are located in a central location in Virginia Beach, which allows our guests to enjoy many activities in the area. Please join us again soon! Best Regards, Sascha Hemmann, General Manager More

Coral Springs, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were blessed with a perfect wedding site. The service was excellent as all of our needs and expectations were met. The ceremony was beautiful in the English Boxwood Garden. The food was excellent. Having the Presidential Suite gave us a place to gather with friends and family. Tha balcony with fire pits and heaters was cozy and inviting! I... More

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

Dear Wannastay, I am glad to hear that we could assist in making your daughter and son-in-law's wedding a joyous occasion! We strive to provide personalized and impeccable service for our wedding parties. Thank you for your review and I hope to see you at the hotel again soon! Best Regards, Sascha Hemmann, General Manager More

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  • Very nice(20)
  • Outdoor pool(12)
  • Swan Terrace(11)
  • Main building(6)
  • Breakfast buffet(5)
  • Hotel staff(4)

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:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Virginia Beach
#6 Business Hotel in Virginia Beach
#9 Best Value Hotel in Virginia Beach
#16 Family 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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