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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 1 night on our way to the Outer Banks and found this beautiful Inn to be located on impeccably landscaped grounds. Our room had a feel of southern charm and was, for the most part, very clean. The only unclean part was the room fridge which was full of bottles and food ~( I am sure it was... More 

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

Dear Anne S, Thank you for your kind review. I am so happy that you were able to enjoy our ammenities. I do hope that you you will come back and stay again. Sincerely, Ellen Ruane General Manager More 

New Providence, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a fantastic property with nice rooms and a friendly staff. The hotel has many dining options very close by which is another big plus. You're looking at about a 15 minute drive to the boardwalk from this location. Overall, I'd recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a quality hotel at a good "non-boardwalk" price.

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

Dear baez578, Thank you for your review. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. When visiting Virginia Beach again I hope you will choose to stay with us. Sincerely, Ellen Ruane General Manager More 

Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms here are nice, the grounds are beautiful, the front desk staff needs some training and a bit of hopitality training.lots of people waiting to check in but no rooms released until 4, even though they weren't sold out, and they weren't considerate or helpful at all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this hotel because it was close to the fields on a weekend sporting event. What a fabulous find. Outstanding hotel with great ammenities. Fantastic outdoor pool area with large waterslide perfect for after games and keeping the kids cool. Indoor pool for those rainy days. Above average gym. Immaculate grounds rival disney land. A great stay!

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

Dear Kimberlyaeb, Thank you for your kind review. I am happy to hear that you were able to enjoy the pools and workout center. I hope that you will stay with us again when in the area. Sincerely, Ellen Ruane General Manager More 

St. Albert
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sunday Brunch lived up to the hype for sure. Delicious cheeses, seafood, breads, and everything in between. We have four small children, and they were welcomed wholeheartedly at the brunch. The property was perfect: beautiful and tranquil with a nice family feel too.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Again, I sound like a broken record, a wonderful visit!! The Staff remembers us, since we come here all of the time. They comment about the Kids and make sure to check on us. My Husband surprised me for my Birthday! Great present!! My Kids love the Indoor and Outdoor pools and the onsite playground. By the way, the food... More 

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

Dear Elizabeth M, I am so happy that you were able to celebrate your Birthday with us! I hope your Birthday was wonderful. Sincerely, Ellen Ruane General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second visit to this Inn and we have thoroughly enjoyed our stay each time. Upon check in the staff at the front desk were pleasant & extremely professional. The lobby was a large area & was nicely decorated. It made us feel like we had walked into the foyer of a stately mansion. The room was very... More 

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

Dear Donald B, Thank you for your kind review. I am happy to hear that this is your second visit. Please return and bring your pups! We love having furry four legged family members join us! Sincerely, Ellen Ruane General Manager More 

Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic time! This was a new experience for my husband, friends and I but would certainly do it again! The atmosphere was good the service from Nayeli was impeccable and the beverages and food was amazing! Great time had by all:)

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

Dear cddjam4, I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed the beer pairing dinner. I will pass your kind words onto Nayeli. I hope that you will return to the Swan Terrace Grill again. Sincerely, Ellen Ruane General Manager More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've never written a review before but felt I needed to after our visit to the Founders Inn and Spa. The hotel is pretty from the outside but once you enter it is old and musty. The carpet in our room was duct taped in place, we had black mold in between the shower tiles and cracked tiles on the... More 

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Lexington Park, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very nice place to vacation near Virginia Beach. Although we did go with young children, this is typically more of a place for couples or retirees. It is more of a country club feel, but with great low rates! We got a deal on Groupon for this place that was cheaper than all the others, when this... More 

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

Dear SolidStateS15, Thank you for your review. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and were able to enjoy the outdoor pool and slide. Please come back and stay again when visiting Virginia Beach. Sincerely, Ellen Ruane General Manager More 

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