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Dolphin Inn

2.5 of 5 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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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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5 hotel reviews
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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
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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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 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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Sandston, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Room was not cleaned so I called front desk and asked for fresh towels and wash cloths. Never got them. Carpet and sofa had dirty spots. Refrigerator wobbled on 3 legs. No coffee after 1st day because we never got our room cleaned so we never got any more coffee. Not worth the money. Wont stay again !

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Staff was very friendly. Covered parking lot is very small and tight. I would not recommend big trucks or SUVs. We were in a small car and still got blocked in. Second level parking deck is open and again tight squeeze getting up ramp and turning but once you are up there, plenty of nice spaces. Room was large enough... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Great hotel all together!! Staff was so nice & friendly. Said hello every time we seen an employee. We got there 3 hours before are check in time & they let us check in early!! Rooms were nice & clean. Great view of the beach & right center of all the attractions. Can't wait to come back!

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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This place is a little older but it had plenty of room for our family of 5. It was a suite style room. The staff was great, its in walking distance to restaurants. The parking is tight, so beware. The pool is a little small but the kids still loved it. And the beach is great!!! Over all it was... More 

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Address: 1705 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Location: United States > Virginia > Virginia Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Dolphin Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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Also Known As:
Dolphin Hotel Virginia Beach
Dolphin Virginia Beach
Dolphin Inn Virginia Beach Va
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#46 On the Beach Hotel in Virginia Beach

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