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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Detroit, Michigan, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

very clean and comfortable. beautiful room. the indoor pool was just perfect. can't wait until summer to try out the outdoor pool. no unexpected costs. room service was reasonable and prompt. we greatly enjoyed our stay and will return in the future.

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

Dear Guest, I am delighted that you enjoyed the indoor pool. We look forward to your return this summer to enjoy the outdoor pool as well. Best regards, Sascha Hemmann General Manager More 

San Antonio, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Spacious room, extremely comfortable bed. Service was excellent. Had to walk outside to get to main building. Several dining options but only had room service. A bit pricey for meals but can't vouch for their excellence. Beautiful buildings and gardens!

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

Dear Guest, I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and found our beds so comfortable. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Founders Inn in the near future. Best regards, Sascha Hemmann General Manager More 

Madison, Wisconsin, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

The Founder's Inn is breathtakingly beautiful inside and out. The colonial theme is just beautiful and the furnishings are that of the highest end hotels but without the high end price tag. The staff are courteous and professional and when they say it's a pleasure to serve you, they mean it. We LOVE the Founder's Inn.

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your kind comments regarding our staff. I will be pleased to pass on your praises. I am very proud of our staff as they do truly enjoy serving our guests and exemplify the true spirit of hospitality. We look forward to your next visit. Best regards, Sascha Hemmann General Manager More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013 via mobile

The Founders Inn and Spa is located on the edge of the Regent University campus. As such, it is the most convenient for visiting students. It has the least amount of dining options available. The rooms have been remodeled and the quality of furnishings upgraded. There is now a mini-fridge in each room and a microwave in the snack machine... More 

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

Dear Guest, We are pleased that you find our location convenient for visiting your student at Regent University. Thank you for bringing to my attention the condition of the microwave. I will communicate this with our Executive Housekeeper to ensure that more frequent visits are made to these areas each day. We look forward to your next visit. Best regards,... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013 via mobile

Purchased this one night stay using Living Social, go the beach often although had not heard of this Inn. Lovely grounds, staff was superb, room was spacious and relaxing. Will go back. I purchased a pedicure from the spa on site, wonderful.

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

Dear Valued Guest, I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are glad that our luscious grounds, guest rooms, and relaxing spa served you well during your stay. On your next visit, we encourage you to dine at our wonderful restaurants, The Swan Terrace and the Hunt Room. We can't wait to have you back!... More 

Newport News, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

The hotel has a very comfortable feeling. There is a sitting parlor with fireplaces and even crocheting pieces near by. There is also a beautiful view of a fountain from this area with complementary apple cider near. The staff are friendly and the hotel is close to restaurants if you chose not to eat at the hotel.

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

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your visit to The Founders Inn. I am pleased that you found our hotel comfortable and that you had time to relax and enjoy the hot cider in the lobby. We look forward to hosting you on your next visit to Virginia Beach. Best regards, Sascha Hemmann... More 

ravenna
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Positives: The colonial style rooms lend a b+b feel. Single queen rooms (stayed in 2) were clean, pretty, and had the promised spa quality soaps/lotion mini bottles. Flat panel tv with cable better than "basic". Fridge hidden under tv stand - all furnishings quality items: brands like Bauhaus wood craft. Quilt was reallly a quilt, not a printed-on fake. Breakfast... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your comments. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our colonial style decor and the quality spa products provided in your room. We aim to provide you with a comfortable stay and know that a fluffy mattress and warm fireplaces contribute to that. During your next visit, we encourage you to bring your... More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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73 reviews 73 reviews
12 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Most people come to Virginia Beach for the beach, walking the boardwalk, playing in the waves or to visit the historical sites of Jamestown and Williamsburg and that is great, but then many of us want a bit of peace, calm and luxury afterwards which the well located Founders Inn and Spa is quick to provide to its guests. We... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write of your wonderful experience with The Founders Inn and Spa. I am pleased to know that our staff continues to be attentive and that you enjoyed all of our facilities. Our staff takes great pride in pampering our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit.... More 

Preston, Maryland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

I spent a weekend here with my wife and while we were there we found the staff to be excellent, very courteous and informative. The rooms are clean with plenty of amenities, the main lodge is full of features including a grand convention room. The grounds are pretty and well kept. There is in house dining, a fine dining room... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to commend our staff on their service. I know that our staff does all they can to exceed our guests expectations and I am pleased that they were able to make your visit at The Founders Inn memorable. We look forward to your next visit. Best regards, Sascha Hemmann General Manager More 

Norfolk, Virginia
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161 reviews 161 reviews
33 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

We live 15 minutes away and used a Living Social coupon for a Valentine's Day get-away. I grew up just down the street from this complex. Felt like I was in a bedroom at my mother's house - which is a compliment if staying here didn't cost so much; she lives in Williamsburg, VA in a lovely home/neighborhood and she... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the comments on your recent visit to The Founders Inn. I am pleased that you found our beds comfortable. We always appreciate to hear our guest’s observations, and we will address the maintenance issues you noted immediately. Thank you for bringing this to my attention. We look forward to your next visit to The Founders... More 

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