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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 yesterday NEW

The staff is wonderful! My son mentioned it was his 6th Birthday to the gentleman while we were checking in. As we were there a few hours early, we went about our day and shortly thereafter I received a call that our room was ready. When we walked into our room, there was a nice mylar balloon and a birthday... More

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Burgettstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

An excellent, well-kept property. Rooms were very inviting and comfortable. Extremely friendly staff. Great breakfast with many options. It was the attention to detail that made this stay so enjoyable.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are very experienced travelers, and have to say, this was the best hotel experience we have ever had. From the superlative cleanliness, comfort of the room, ambience of the entire hotel from entrance, through lobby, and including the attached restaurant, this hotel is a standout. The crowning touch is the genuine warmth, professionalism, and kindness of each and every... More

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

Dear Dmitry L, Thank you for your kind review! It is great to hear you enjoyed our well-appointed guest rooms and old-world ambiance andd that our customer service was a standout part of your stay. This is the experience we work to provide for all guests and is our top goal. Thank you for allowing us to be part of... More

Inman, South Carolina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family was going to Virginia Beach for the first time. We normally stay oceanfront, but a Groupon offer caught my attention. I was looking for something unique and The Founders Inn was perfect. I decided to book directly with the hotel to get the room I wanted. The entire staff was the most polite I have ever experienced. My... More

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New Castle, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a typical colonial style hotel with excellent customer service.It is 20 minutes from the beach. The hotel has a shuttle (which you must reserve). The food is not priced for families on a budget,but it is great. There are enough places within 5 to10 minutes to grab a cheaper meal. It is apparent that they have. Spent a... More

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

Dear SPECIAL1124, Thank you for review! I am glad to know you enjoyed your stay. As you noted, we are in a great, central location from the oceanfront and other Virginia Beach attractions. Thank you for highlighting our customer service. We strive to provide impeccable and caring service to all guests, making their stay memorable. I am glad you had... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family and I decided to take a quick trip to the beach and after some consideration I decided to book here. They had a groupon deal going on, but after reading the fine print I determined that you can not have a 5 person occupancy (Myself, husband and 3 kids under 7.) So I paid full price through their... More

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

Dear MrsVirgina, Thank you for your review. I appreciate that you took the time to let us know of your experience. I am glad to hear you enjoyed our breakfast buffet. It is a great and delicious amenity. Please accept my apologies for the inconveniences you experienced. We attempt to grant the requests of all guests, however the requests are... More

Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Let me start out by saying the hotel was beautiful. I stayed this past weekend with my husband and 3 kids. The outdoor pool was perfect for my 3, 6 and 9 year old. I loved the fact that the pool went from 0 feet up so my 3 year old was able to splash around. My issue is the... More

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

Dear Kimberly T, Thank you for taking the time to let us know of your experience at The Founders Inn & Spa. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the outdoor pool and expansive grounds. They certainly do add charm to the hotel and are great amenities. I hope that you will accept my sincerest apologies for the billing... More

Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We throughly enjoyed our stay at the Founders Inn. We were attending a wedding and Founders did an exceptional job for the reception. The rooms were very comfortable and had character to them. The breakfast in the morning was very good and had a variety of options. The property is very well maintained and picturesque. I would recommend this hotel... More

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

Dear Jhal33, Thank you for your review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the well-appointed, colonial-style rooms and picturesque grounds. Weddings are always such lovely affairs and it is our pleasure to host friends and family as they celebrate. I hope you will join us again soon, perhaps to experience a relaxing treatment at the Flowering Almond Spa... More

Dry Fork, VA
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When we first arrived we were very pleased with how perfect everything was kept up. The grounds were one of the best that we have stayed at. Room was not ready at check in time so the front desk manager said that she would call me when it was ready. We walked down the hall and waiting over an hour... More

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

Dear Absoluthick, Thank you for allowing me to speak with you today regarding your experience at the Front Desk. Once again please accept my sincerest apologies for the upset caused. Thank you also for giving us the opportunity to welcome you on a return visit to the hotel where we can demonstrate our commitment to providing exceptional guest service. I... More

Jessup, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my first time staying at the Founder's Inn and Spa. I needed a peaceful get away where I could relax. The inn was very nice with a comfortable bed, flat screen TV, and seating area. The staff was very friendly and offered exceptional service. I thought the breakfast was reasonable and really enjoyed the omelet station. Even though... More

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

Dear MsC8108, Thank you for your review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and could partake in the delicious breakfast buffet and omelet station. The fitness center is a great amenity, as well as the Flowering Almond Spa. We pride ourselves in having unique amenities, like the English gardens and idealic lake, that provide lasting memories for our guests.... More

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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*
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