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Dolphin Inn

1705 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I loved this place. I chose to go in the middle of the week. Less people, and cheaper. In the winter is great to...just dress warm. The Jacuzzi is great with a little wine!! Tons of fun restaurants. The best seafood buffet is a few miles away and a bit expensive, but well worth it, it's called "Captain Georges seafood... More 

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Poquoson, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We booked this room for a pageant that my daughter was a part of. It was during a busy weekend down there so it was hard to find many vacancies. We checked in around 8pm and found the parking to be snug-if you have anything larger than a small suv, it might be tough. There is one elevator, but it... More 

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Hopewell, Virginia
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a night from a suggestion from a friend. The front desk staff was nice when we checked in. The room was very clean, the view from the balcony was nice. The bathroom was very clean as well, the jacuzzi looked really worn though, not very inviting-the tub was chipping paint on the inside and looked kind... More 

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BRADFORD
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel because of price and inside pool and jacuzzi tubs that was advertised. Checked in got to the room....awful....tried to use the pool and it was down for maintenance that they neglected to tell us. The laundry room could not be used either. Half the lamps in the room didn't have light bulbs....housekeeping...well there wasn't any. The... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

First and foremost, I booked this hotel online and was charged automatically. I was then charged TWO OTHER TIMES at the hotel - both for different prices. I have yet to be reimbursed for this and the hotel is being a pain about reimbursing me. I was also charged a nightly fee for the in room safe that I did... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I chose The Dolphin In from friends suggestions. Jacuzzi bathtub and kitchenette with separate bedroom, living room and balcony. The room was not as clean as I would have liked. The pool was being renovated but they offered The Ramada's pool if I wanted to use it. The concierge from the Ramada also offered her services via phone after I... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Stayed here for a few days while picking up relative from Navy. Will not stay again! Dirty carpet with stains on bedroom floor, would not walk around without shoes! Went to drugstore across street & bought bleach to clean jacuzzi/bathroom, felt I could catch anything in there! You could tell a lot of partying goes on in this motel in... More 

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Waynesboro, VA
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29 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Unless you have a few thousand to stay in a house or the upscale hotels this hotel isn't that bad. Sure its a little dated but it's clean and in a great location. It's right beside one of the amphitheater's and the pier is about a 100 yards away. Great view of the fireworks show. There is only one elevator... More 

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Berryville, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Yes, it is a bit outdated in some ways but, it was beach front and perfect for several people to stay have a bit of privacy since it has two rooms. I enjoyed the pool every morning. The proximity to beach tourist shopping is perfect. Many simple eateries around that do not kill the wallet. Best part you walk right... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Rooms not clean, Carpet was filthy, Furniture completely stained, very unpleasant smell, food crumbs in pull out sofa, lamps & pictures extremely dusty, vents filthy, Balcony dirty & rails very unsafe (PVC Pipe) went to use pool to find it was closed, was not made aware of this when booking, only told there was an inside pool. The parking is... More 

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