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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 #19 of 114 Hotels in Virginia Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Anthony H Williamsburg, Virginia
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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203 reviews 203 reviews
18 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hospitality, southern charm and well maintained facilities are what set The Founder's apart from your normal hotel experience. The stay here is similar to experiences one would get at the "Grand Hotels" of the South. Comfortable surroundings, excellent furnishings and heartfelt customer service. The facility includes great restaurants, and convenient access to many of the attractions and shopping opportunities the... More

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

Dear Anthony, Thank you for your review. I am glad you were able to join us for the conference. It was our pleasure to host you. We wish to provide a luxurious, but comfortable space for guests to stay. Combined with amenities, like the restaurants and spa, a stay at The Founders Inn and Spa becomes positively memorable. I highly... More

Tampa, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

the property is a beautiful piece of land and is decorated nicely. But as we discovered when checking in for a conference, amenities are ruled by the religious right. Our conference had 500 CPAs and we study hard and like to have cocktails as well. No liquor policy in effect in 2014. Beer and wine in one place the hunt... More

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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128 reviews 128 reviews
20 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We want for a wedding and the room was huge, we were in Building 4. We stayed in a Junior Suite with a fireplace. The weather had changed(drastically for me since I'm from FL) and the fireplace was a really nice touch. It was really beautiful. Their breakfast buffet was quality food and wonderful, although they didn't serve biscuits and... More

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

Dear Gail, Thank you for your review. I'm so glad you were able to join us and stay in a lovely Fireplace Suite. They certainly are a fantastic room choice. It is great to hear that you could join us for our breakfast buffet. I apologize that some of the items you preferred were not on the buffet, but I... More

Odessa, Florida, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am from Florida and have family in the Virginia Beach area. Whenever we come up for a visit, we always stay at The Founders Inn. It is a wonderful hotel with a very friendly and service orientated staff. The staff is always smiling and willing to help you out when needed. We always stay in a junior suite when... More

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

Dear Kate, Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate your loyalty and patronage to the Founders Inn. We strive to provide an excellent stay for all guests and make every stay unique. The Junior Fireplace suites are a great choice, with their king-sized beds and cozy gas fireplace. The breakfast buffet is also a great hotel amenity for guests... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel itself is very pretty, but our room is very small with only room to walk around the bed. If we pass each other we have to back in the bed space so the other person can get by. There is really only room between the beds, and the other side is about six inches from the wall. I... More

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

Dear Seastar5, Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed the picturesque property. It certainly makes us a unique location. I do apologize that you were not pleased with your guest room. This is certainly not the experience we wish our guests to have. I can assure you that all standard rooms throughout the hotel have Queen-sized beds,... More

Newport News, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this location for a wedding. The room we had was a junior suite with fireplace. Our initial room was in an older section of the hotel and had a "colonial" feel. They are obviously pet friendly as there were dogs allowed on our floor which I wasn't too happy about. After the wedding we returned to our... More

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

Dear Zeppysky, Thank you for your review. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay for the wedding. Please accept my apologies for the maintenance inconvenience you experienced. This is certainly not the experience we wish our guests to have. I am glad you were pleased with the second room option. Again, I sincerely apologize you encountered the issue.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although I have visited the Founders Inn and Spa numerous times, it was a new experience for my Sister and Father. We celebrated my Dad's 60th birthday! My Dad and Sister enjoyed the accommodations and the food was absolutely delicious. My Dad stated that we had raised the bar by celebrating his birthday at the Founders Inn and Spa. We... More

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Dear GiTonya P, Thank you for choosing us to be part of your father's birthday celebrations. I am glad you were able to introduce your father and sister to us and that you enjoy each visit! It is our goal to make every stay memorable, which is done through great amenities, delicious food options, and genuine customer service. I can't... More

Buffalo, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traveling with a pet is always a experience finding good hotels the Founders Inn was awesome. It had a great dog park and even treats and a toy for your dog upon arrival. The hotel is super friendly, excellent service, super clean and well maintained. The rooms are very pleasant and the beds were so comfortable and even the pillow... More

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

Dear Avalon1496, Thank you for your review. I am glad you and your pet enjoyed your stay. It is always a pleasure to know guests have had a great time with us. I will pass your kind dining comments to the culinary staff. How wonderful you were able to enjoy a spa treatment. I am sorry you were disappointed in... More

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently attended a conference at the Founder's Inn. The food was absolutely delicious! In fact, I have never had better. The staff is very friendly and the bed's are so comfortable. The next time I visit VA Beach, I will definitely stay at the Founder's Inn and eat at the FANTASTIC SWAN TERRACE RESTAURANT. Hats off to the chef!... More

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

Dear DoctorDW, I am so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay in one of our well-appointed rooms. I will pass on your extremely kind comments regarding your restaurant experience to the culinary team. We can't wait to host you again and are excited for you to enjoy more dining options with us and another great stay! Best regards, Sascha... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Founders Inn several times. I have never been disappointed. The food was out of this world. Something for every appetite. The desserts were mouth watering and beautiful to look at.I'm looking forward to staying here the next time I'm in Virginia Beach.

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

Dear Amanda, Thank you for taking the time to write your review and thank you for your continued loyalty to the Founders Inn and Spa. We're so happy you enjoyed your stay, as well as enjoyed the delicious food options. During your next stay, I highly recommend visiting the Flowering Almond Spa for a relaxing spa service. We look forward... More

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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Founders Inn and Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 240
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