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The Founders Inn and Spa

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toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This hotel was a real treasure to find. The price was extremely reasonable, partly due to the 15 minute drive to the beach. It was an easy drive. We did it 5 days and had no traffic issues. You will not find another hotel with such beautiful grounds, excellent food, indoor pool, outdoor pool, hot tub, spa, pool slide, etc.... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

According to the front desk this hotel is owned by the local university. It does have a classic feel. Very nice grounds. Nice large pool with a slide for the kids. The rooms are spacious but do not have a microwave, at least ours did not. Rooms could use a little sprucing up. Looks like they have a lot of... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This is the 3rd year I have been back for my Graduate Residency at Regent and I thoroughly have enjoyed my stay every time! Hejasmine is the best at having a room comfortable and ready after a long day at school.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We stayed 1 night on our way to the Outer Banks and found this beautiful Inn to be located on impeccably landscaped grounds. Our room had a feel of southern charm and was, for the most part, very clean. The only unclean part was the room fridge which was full of bottles and food ~( I am sure it was... More 

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FoundersInn, General Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Anne S, Thank you for your kind review. I am so happy that you were able to enjoy our ammenities. I do hope that you you will come back and stay again. Sincerely, Ellen Ruane General Manager More 

New Providence, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

It's a fantastic property with nice rooms and a friendly staff. The hotel has many dining options very close by which is another big plus. You're looking at about a 15 minute drive to the boardwalk from this location. Overall, I'd recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a quality hotel at a good "non-boardwalk" price.

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FoundersInn, General Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear baez578, Thank you for your review. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. When visiting Virginia Beach again I hope you will choose to stay with us. Sincerely, Ellen Ruane General Manager More 

Charlottesville, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

The rooms here are nice, the grounds are beautiful, the front desk staff needs some training and a bit of hopitality training.lots of people waiting to check in but no rooms released until 4, even though they weren't sold out, and they weren't considerate or helpful at all.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We booked this hotel because it was close to the fields on a weekend sporting event. What a fabulous find. Outstanding hotel with great ammenities. Fantastic outdoor pool area with large waterslide perfect for after games and keeping the kids cool. Indoor pool for those rainy days. Above average gym. Immaculate grounds rival disney land. A great stay!

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FoundersInn, General Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Kimberlyaeb, Thank you for your kind review. I am happy to hear that you were able to enjoy the pools and workout center. I hope that you will stay with us again when in the area. Sincerely, Ellen Ruane General Manager More 

St. Albert
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The Sunday Brunch lived up to the hype for sure. Delicious cheeses, seafood, breads, and everything in between. We have four small children, and they were welcomed wholeheartedly at the brunch. The property was perfect: beautiful and tranquil with a nice family feel too.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

Again, I sound like a broken record, a wonderful visit!! The Staff remembers us, since we come here all of the time. They comment about the Kids and make sure to check on us. My Husband surprised me for my Birthday! Great present!! My Kids love the Indoor and Outdoor pools and the onsite playground. By the way, the food... More 

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FoundersInn, General Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth M, I am so happy that you were able to celebrate your Birthday with us! I hope your Birthday was wonderful. Sincerely, Ellen Ruane General Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

This is our second visit to this Inn and we have thoroughly enjoyed our stay each time. Upon check in the staff at the front desk were pleasant & extremely professional. The lobby was a large area & was nicely decorated. It made us feel like we had walked into the foyer of a stately mansion. The room was very... More 

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FoundersInn, General Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Donald B, Thank you for your kind review. I am happy to hear that this is your second visit. Please return and bring your pups! We love having furry four legged family members join us! Sincerely, Ellen Ruane General Manager 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 - $234 (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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