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The Founders Inn and Spa

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff were super nice. Breakfast and buffet meals were good value for money. Room was good and clean but be careful phone reception sucks. Outdoor pool is ver cool and super busy with non hotel customers. Very Familly friendly even if I was in a biz trip.

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Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

horusgang38, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

Clifton Park, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I booked online on Founders Website. Immediately after I saw the confirmation I realized I listed the wrong number of guests Also, breakfast was not included. I thought I was getting the breakfast package. Founders refused to add the breakfast for additional fee even. I called immediately after booking. This inn is not willing to work with patrons and do... More 

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Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

ez4me2remember, Thank you for bringing this situation to our attention. I would like to get this resolved for you right away. Please reach out to Stephen Milham, Revenue Manager, Stephen.Milham@foundersinn.com right away so he can investigate this matter. We do want to make this right and we are always willing to work with our guests. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of... More 

Hackettstown, New Jersey, USA
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27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our stay was great. The rooms were nice and clean. The beds were comfortable and the AC worked great. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. We had breakfast included which was great. It was a full buffet with many choices. I would certainly visit again.

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Thank Ri4sound
Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Ri4sound, Thank you so much for spending four days with us. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we are looking forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

Mannington, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Let's start with the room. Non-smoking yet smelled of smoke (we do not smoke). I informed cleaning staff, who by the way, were wonderful. They called management who agreed odor was very bad. They in turn called maintenance who were suppose to bring a cleaner to deordorize the room but we would have to leave for at least an hour.... More 

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Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

NewJerseyBulldog, I am so sorry that you experienced these issues during your recent stay with us. You are correct that we usually move our guests into a new room if they are experiencing problems, but we have been sold out and we did not have a new room to provide you. I am glad to hear that our Housekeeping staff... More 

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34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful little retreat in a somewhat urban area. The campus is beautiful though the rooms are somewhat dated as is the spa pool/jacuzzi. The brunch and high tea are excellent and one of the few decent ones in the area which doesn't offer too much in both categories. My sister and I spent a lovely weekend there... More 

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Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

J4030FZlaurar, Thank you so much for choosing The Founders Inn and Spa for your getaway! We are so glad that you and your sister enjoyed your time with us and we hope this becomes an annual tradition. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

Nags Head
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I came and stayed for the night, as we were attending a concert in the area. We loved the location, decor and grounds, although did not sleep well. The bed was very soft, so much so that it folded in on itself. When one person moved the other sank into the center of the bed. We are... More 

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Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

412toOBX, Thank you for providing us feedback regarding your recent visit to The Founders Inn and Spa. We are in the process of updating our mattress in our guestrooms and this project will be completed after Labor Day. We hope that you will still stay with us the next time you visit the Virginia Beach area. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Founders Inn was clean and quiet. The check-in staff were very pleasant. The facility is quite large. The rooms and bathrooms were spacious, clean and in good shape. The beds were comfortable. The decor of the Inn could use some updating. Otherwise it was a fine.

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Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and found our staff to be very pleasant. We all hope that you visit us again in the near future. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

Westport, Connecticut, United States
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply put, staff is wonderful. We had a little issue with our room but they were able to easily correct and gave us a great room....twas occupied by an airline pilot but with the assistance of two lovely housekeeping ladies we got it straightened out. We couldnt be more pleased. We brought out dog and they are very accommodating. A... More 

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Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Robert M, Thank you for your kind words regarding our staff. Our housekeepers work very hard all year, but especially in the summer months. We are so glad that your dog was also able to enjoy the hotel. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

Cedarville, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Actually I have not traveled to the hotel yet, I will be going there tomorrow. My problem is with TripAdvisor! I book the hotel through them because they offered the best deal but what they failed to say in the deal was that you had to be military. So today the day before I leave to travel to the hotel... More 

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Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

456vickij, I am sorry to hear that TripAdvisor did not provide you with the correct information while making your reservation. Thank you for bringing this to our attention so we can address it with them directly. I hope that you enjoy your stay with us and I am sorry that your visit did not get off to the best start.... More 

Elkton, Virginia, United States
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect stay! Room was very clean and beautiful. Property was immaculate. The dog park was amazing and we could park close to our room which was nice. We have stayed once before in a single queen room and liked it so we came back. This time we brought our nephew and stayed in a double queen room. I would definitely... More 

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Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Betty H, Thank you for this great review! We are so glad that you had a "perfect" stay and we hope that you come back in the near future to stay with us again. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about The Founders Inn and Spa

Address: 5641 Indian River Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23464-5247
Location: United States > Virginia > Virginia Beach
Price Range: $102 - $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Founders Inn and Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 240
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Also Known As:
The Founders Hotel Virginia Beach
Founders Hotel Virginia Beach
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Virginia Beach
#18 Business Hotel in Virginia Beach
#23 Romantic Hotel in Virginia Beach
#23 Family Hotel in Virginia Beach
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