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The Oceanfront Inn

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2901 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 (Northeast Virginia Beach)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have stayed several times over the years! Location and staff are wonderful! Could use some updating with the A/C and bathroom and a little bit more attention to cleaning would make a world of difference. Beds are comfy, nice flat screen TV, no microwave, fuffy towels, great water pressure in the shower and a Wonderful view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked this hotel for my family and I-our family reunion was in the area and we also wanted a few days to relax along the beach. I read some of the negative reviews and was a bit skeptical prior to our arrival but figured we would roll with it and im so glad we did!!! The rooms were clean... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay here every time we go to Virginia Beach because the Staff & especially the Manager Ken are always accommodating and friendly. The rooms are upgraded and nice & always clean. The H/P room is wonderful and the balconies are Ideal to sit & watch & listen to the music on the Beach in May. The Neptune Restaurant has... More

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Fairfax County, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to The Oceanfront Inn. We take our whole family, so we had four rooms. My children and grandchildren joined us for this delightful visit. For the past 30 years, we stayed at a well-known resort, further up the beach. We spent 30 years over-paying, and being treated by snobs. We never had a real ocean... More

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Wheeling, West Virginia
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has been my fourth time staying at the Oceanfront Inn here at va beach. You can't find a better place for the value! The staff (front desk, housekeeping, grounds, etc) are all always so friendly and helpful. I've never been disappointed with my stay here. Every room is an oceanfront view at the cost of a city view room... More

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Turin, Italy
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71 reviews 71 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is very very very old, poorly maintained and and ill-smelling. Bathroom hygiene is precarious. The pool didn't seem very clean too. The restaurant inside offer a buffet menu for dinner, but we didn't try it as the hygiene of the rest of the hotel. Such a bad experience for 250$ a night!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights at the Oceanfront Inn. Great view from the balcony. Bathroom was extremely small. Very easy access getting to the beach. Breakfast was not included, but they have a fridge in the room to keep groceries.

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms could use a remodel but the location was fantastic. It's centrally located and within walking distance of dozens of restaurants and shopping. The Neptune restaurant served an excellent breakfast and lunch as well. One of the best aspects of the hotel was the staff. We found them to all be very helpful and very nice. There are fancier... More

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Long Island, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great stay for the lifeguard competition. The staff was very polite. The hotel is a bit dated, but clean. The kids enjoyed the pool, and the beach was great. Had breakfast in the restaurant downstairs which was very good. Would recommend the hotel and the area.

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Valley Cottage, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went here for a 5-night, 6-day getaway. This Inn is all about the location... our balcony had a lovely view of the beach and we saw the sunrise every morning! The hotel was clean and the pm staff (Clinton, Banvoleyo, Joy and Tony) were just great.. friendly and very helpful. The day staff was not the... More

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Address: 2901 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Location: United States > Virginia > Virginia Beach > Northeast Virginia Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Oceanfront Inn 2.5*
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In the heart of the Virginia Beach Oceanfront resort area, within 1.5 miles from the Virginia Beach Convention Center and 12.5 miles away from the local airport, The Oceanfront Inn is an ideal location for business and vacationing travelers. Right on the beach, The Oceanfront Inn offers you the ideal location to relax and enjoy all Virginia Beach offers, from nearby free seasonal events and concerts to delicious dining outlets and unique shops and attractions. Completed 2011 renovations include updated lobby, enhanced WiFi, expanded cable and updated guestrooms feature new wallpaper, new bedspreads and flat-screen televisions. ... more   less 
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