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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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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Starting at check in we were made to feel special. The level of customer service was so superior that I feel compelled to mention staff members by name and extend my appreciation for their efforts. Thank you Rachel (Front Desk),Reggie (Maintenance),Trevor, Katherine, Dwain, A.J.,Amel, Brendan,Janie,Ryan, Jonathon, Katrina and Haley. Finally, it must be noted the level of service was so... More 

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18 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I got this hotel room off of Priceline name your own price. If I'd paid more for the room I would have been very upset. The room was very small and we only got our choice of two queen beds or one queen bed. A king bed with cost us 50 more dollars. The decor was very... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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58 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is beautiful. Inside and out it is gorgeous. The grounds are beautiful and the inside is as well. There are covered walkways from each of the lodges to the main building so guests never get wet - thought they are exposed to the temperature of the outside as the walkways are not completely enclosed, only covered. Therefore, going... More 

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

Dear Steve G, Thank you for taking the time write your review. I will pass your comments on to the appropriate departments and have steps taken regarding the geese poo. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope that you will return. Sincerely, Ellen Ruane More 

Chatham, New York
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and i were visiting from New York and imediately were wowed with this accomodation. From the service to the room, to the price and location, perfect for our needs. My wife immediateley recomended this venue for her Mother.

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

Dear Chateaux, Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us; I hope that when in the area again you will stay with us. Sincerely, Ellen Ruane General Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My room was very clean, and beautifully decorated. The bed was very comfortable. Also, the location was great, and the grounds are well kept, peaceful, and lovely. Some of the staff seemed stiff, and unfriendly, but I may stay there again in the future.

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Thank anitam323
Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a nice place to visit and relax. Grounds and buildings have a Colonial feeling that you don't get at the Interstate "Cookie Cutter" chains. Our visit was enhanced by Emily who works in the Swan Terrance Dining Room where we had breakfast each morning. That lady took time to be friendly each morning, remembered our beverage desires from previous... More 

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Thank raiderWashington_DC
Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay along with your meals in The Swan Terrace. Emily is just one of our many great employees and I will make sure to share your comments with her. We look forward to hosting you again in the near... More 

Virginia
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30 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The grounds were very nice to explore. The room was nice and well maintained. Some of the staff was friendly while others did not return my "hello". The bathroom was very nice. Fresh tile in the shower and a granite sink. There is also a small sink outside of the bathroom with a magnifying mirror. I think the beds might... More 

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Thank VirginiaRich
Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

VirginiaRich, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. I am sorry to hear that you did not receive your wake up call during your visit and I will be addressing this with my front desk staff. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the rest of your visit and we look forward to hosting you again in the... More 

Chesapeake, Virginia
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4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went for an anniversary getaway. Even though it is actually only a city away from our home we wanted a change of scenery to celebrate. This was exactly what we needed to feel that we were away from everyday concerns. We had a very large corner room and kept the fireplace going the whole time. The... More 

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

Dear HokieTaz, I am so happy to hear that you had a great stay and that you were able to escape for a weekend. Happy Anniversary! Sincerely, Ellen Ruane More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

nice hotel, nice staff, clean and good furniture. good value for money. rooms size is good, not too small not big. located in quiet area. you need a car t stay at this hotel. everything is 10 to 15 minutes away. I recommend this hotel for families with kids.

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

Dear Ahmed A, Thank you for your review. I hope that when traveling in the area you will stay with us again. Sincerely, Ellen Ruane Geberal Manager More 

Virginia
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at the founders inn! The hotel was beautifully decorated for the Christmas holiday.. The spa was magnificent and Laura was a great massage therapist. The cleanliness of the room was mediocre.. But, overall it was a good experience.

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Thank Angela G
Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Angela, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and all of the Christmas decorations. Laura is wonderful in our Flowering Almond Spa and we are glad you were able to have a little time to relax. We look forward to hosting you again in 2016.... More 

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