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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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Hampton, Virginia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Banquet Room event On May 9th The founders Inn staff was amazing. They were very professional,timely, and helpful to me and I was able to pull off a very classy Luncheon. I decorated myself but whatever I needed to do to the tables they were cooperative. The staff was friendly and did an excellent job. My coordinator Brittany was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Let me start by saying thank you to Melissa and her wonderful staff at this location. While the wife and I were out and bout enjoying our mini vacation around Virginia Beach our 4 legged human German Sheppard who will be called Houdini from now on decided to break out his kennel jumped on the door and some how managed... More 

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

errible staff and customer service! We arrived at the Founder's Inn after a full day of driving in traffic from D.C.only to be told when we arrived at 6PM that our room was not ready. We were informed they were behind on cleaning rooms and didn't know when ours would be ready. They refused to give us any idea when... More 

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Castro Valley, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were traveling long distance; called to confirm our reservation and let them know that we would be arriving later in the evening; they assured us all was in order; we arrive at 6pm to be told our room is not ready; when asked when it will be ready they will not give us an estimate (at all); this is... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in this hotel thinking it's close to the beach. It is not. If you just want to go to the beach, don't stay there. It is however a very neat hotel and we stayed in a building that is newly renovated. Our room was comfortable and bathroom was sparkling. The staff were very helpful with our requests and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff was extremely friendly and very efficient. The lobby itself was beautiful and cozy, with the most amazing citrus water available for those arriving. Our rooms were very clean, and everyday we'd get new ones and new coffee. The breakfast was delicious and cozy. The pools (indoor and outdoor) and jacuzzi were amazing and always clean. The garden was... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel was just beautiful. The grounds were perfect, the staff was so nice, clean rooms and perfect for traveling with your dog. There are two huge fenced in dog runs equipped with poop bags and receptacles. The buffet breakfast was great, and the pool was also. The beach is a good 15 minutes away, but it was well worth... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's simply old and smelly. The room was so humid we felt even the carpet was wet. We didn't want to spend any minute in our room other than sleeping at night. Only good things about this hotel were the pool outside and nice staff. I rather stay in other hotels.

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Easton, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is ok. The check in staff on the evening of 7/19 were not very friendly which kind of put my radar on. The main building where the lobby and dining areas smell like mold or mildew. Room was ok. Beds really sag, the bedding and curtains were seriously outdated. Apparently they never clean under the beds, I had... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were pleasantly surprised when we arrived to this beautiful hotel!!! The staff was very friendly and the property was so beautiful! Great place for pictures!! Our room was very spacious and so clean! I loved the colonial style decor! The beds were very soft and comfortable butt not everyone in my family likes soft beds. I also enjoyed their... More 

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