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The Founders Inn and Spa

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed in town for a softball tournament. Stayed in a suite which was just a double room with a king bed in one and pull out couch for the other. Great outdoor pool for little kids as it slopes as the kids enter going from a. Couple inches to 4 feet. Nice waterslide. Food is ok, little pricey.

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

Mike M, Thank you for staying at The Founders Inn and Spa during your recent visit to Virginia Beach for the softball tournament. We are glad that, overall, you enjoyed your stay and were able to enjoy the pool. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Highly recommended. This is our fourth time and we plan on more stays. The service is awesome. The hotel Manager goes out of her way to make things available. We came to celebrate our wedding anniversary, and we were treated with such excellence. The Swan Terrace is amazing; fresh food, great variety, and so friendly. Can't say enough about it.... More 

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

Eneida C, Thank you for being such a loyal guest! We love seeing familiar faces and thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We look forward to your next visit as well. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

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31 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was generally disappointed with our stay here. I was expecting a resort and plush accomadations. It started with check in. When we arrived, we were 2 nd in line and there was one agent on duty helping a couple arrange for about 12 rooms for an upcoming wedding. Eventually, the agent went into the back and one more agent... More 

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

Robert S, I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your recent stay at The Founders Inn and Spa. It does sound as if it took too long for you to check into your room and I apologize for the wait. We strive to give every guest the time they need to have all of their questions answered.... More 

Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I were down to see our adult children and grand child for the Christmas season. We got a room with a fireplace. We loved being close to the indoor pool as well as the amenities of having a small refrigerator. Our family joined us a couple of times at the Swan Lake restaurant and had a blast... More 

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

Brunofor2, Thank you for your positive review and we are so glad that you enjoyed your time at The Founders Inn during the holiday season. We love to decorate for Christmas and we hope that you join us again this December. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing beautifully crafted property. The visit was almost perfect. Definitely worth the money spent. I'm still trying to work out the final payment. Unfortunately, I was charged on two different cards. Trip Advisor charged me the full amount and then Founders Inn charged me as well. Once this is resolved, I have nothing to say but outstanding things about... More 

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

Janie B, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us and for your positive comments. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have family in VA Beach and had a wedding to attend to. Our husky is a handful and we needed to bring him with us. This lovely hotel couldn't be more accommodating for dogs. They have a dog park fenced in, lots of poop stations. We had a wonderful room. The grounds are stunning and their service was good.... More 

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

Akmk1212, We are so glad that your husky was able to get a vacation out of your trip too! We love dogs and our staff enjoys seeing them all have fun in the dog park. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us and we look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of... More 

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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Customer service was great, the lobby has a very pretty colonial style to it. The rooms were actually pretty good; the mattress was very comfortable and the room and bathroom was very clean and modest. The hotel has great views of the field/garden they have. It is also close to a few plazas in Chesapeake, VA and some other convienent... More 

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

fadegbule, Thank you for staying with us during your mini vacation! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and the amenities. We hope that you come back in the near future! Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yesterday's disappointment turned to success. Everything was in order and Swan Terrace breakfast did it❗️Delicious fruits, omelette was made by your own choice and much more. Nice outdoor pool and various games can be played all the time. We surely come back as soon as it suits our route. Can recommend to everybody, especially for families.

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

Pasi T, We are so glad to hear that your enjoyed your Swan Terrace breakfast and the rest of your stay. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us and we look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

Fayetteville, Georgia
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24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to VB for a wedding. We didn't think we could afford the Founders Inn but was pleasantly surprised with a good rate. This was our 2nd time and we loved every minute of our stay. Rooms are beautiful, grounds are magnificent, and staff are awesome. Bed was very comfortable, however pillow was very hard. I would have given... More 

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

Teresa S, Thank you for staying with us and again and for your kind words. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

Concord, New Hampshire
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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best I have stayed in. Nice resturant - great pool area Very very clean establishment. Front desk very friendly and nice. Maybe is because I am a FLight Attendant and most of us expect nothing more than abed to sleep in and what we were given was a lot more than that. My biggest complaint is there... More 

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

Coassack1, Thank you for your kind words and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and Marketing More 

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Amenities

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

Additional Information about The Founders Inn and Spa

Address: 5641 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23464
Location: United States > Virginia > Virginia Beach
Price Range: $124 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Founders Inn and Spa 3.5*
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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