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Palo Alto, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2011

Tired Rooms, with not enough towels - asked everyday for enough towels for the four of us. Only saw one giant cockroach in what was supposed to be the kitchen. Parking was impossible unless you were driving a mini. You can do better for the same price in Virginia Beach.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2011

We are in our last night of our vacation in Virginia Beach, staying at the Dolphin Inn. Well all I can say is don't believe the photos on their website. At this moment sitting on the filthy couch cover with our own blankets, the room is, well all I can say is... GROSS. They bathroom is horrible, toothpaste on the... More 

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GMDOLPHININN, General Manager at Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Hi i’m Stefano Reyes, the General Manager here at the Dolphin Inn. First and foremost I wanted to thank you for bringing these issues to our attention. While our product may not be the newest on the beach; our location, size of our suites, friendliness of the staff, and cleanliness of our facility does provide great value. It is our... More 

Jamesville, North Carolina
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2011

Over all it was kind of a nice spot to be in and the hospitality was great just that our room hadn't been cleaned to well, the elevator stinks half the time and is slow but clean looking,the pool is about the size your tub.I still made the best out of it though.

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Amanda, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2011

I want to start off by saying I was very impressed with the staff and how friendly and helpful they were. Always greeting us in the hallways with a smile and anytime we needed anything, always brought it right up. This hotel is in a great location shops and food in walking distance. We stayed on the 7th floor closest... More 

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va
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2011

First off let me say for the price of $300 plus a night I expect my hotel room to be VERY CLEAN and up to date on the furniture. I understand this is an older hotel on the boardwalk but the problems or mishaps we had were ridiclous. From getting locked out of our room(for 30 mins after coming back... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2011

For the price it was a steal! Its like having a suite and it fit everyone in our family (7) in door pool, view of the beach, kitchen area with dishes,sliverwear, toaster etc....would stay again!

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Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2011

Staff was very pleasant, check in was great, room was very clean and comfortable. Only 2 not so good things, but of not of real big deals...one was...we were an end roon close to where they have the bands played. If you want to sleep before 11, and a band is playing...forget it...the boom boom noise comes right into the... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2011

Very nice place to stay. Property was clean, Staff are knowledgeable, Location is great!

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Richfield Springs, New York
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2011

Our first disappointment came when we arrived early. I understand that check in is a 4:00 pm, however, check out was at 11:00. I checked in several times with the receptionist to see if our room was ready when finally after four o'clock I was visibly upset and was allowed in. We were checked in to a room that we... More 

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GMDOLPHININN, General Manager at Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

In response to "Unhappy Traveler" Hi. I'm Stefano Reyes the new General Manager for the Dolphin Inn. First and foremost, thankyou so very much for your feedback. I apologize about your wait on checking in. As you stated ,check in time is at 4pm and checkout time is at 11am. Housekeeping uses that time in between to prepare those rooms... More 

Buffalo, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2011

There were warning flags from the garage based check-in office to the seedy hallways that should have made us turn back immediately. Upon opening the door to the suite, an odor hit me in the face like a frying pan! The beat up furnishings and darkly stained, urine smelling carpeting sent us running to the "front desk" for an immediate... More 

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GMDOLPHININN, General Manager at Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

In Response to "Picture a litter box with a balcony" I'm Stefano Reyes, the new General Manager of the Dolphin Inn. First, I wanted to apologize about the inconveniences that you encountered during your stay and we surely do appreciate the feedback. Second, I wanted to say thank you for your compliment of the staff. They are truly the best... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spacious Comfort Right on the Beach! This Virginia Beach, boutique hotel offers you and your family uncomplicated and uncompromised comfort and warm hospitality at a truly great value. Located at the very heart of the 3-mile long boardwalk, this all suite, all oceanfront property provides space and amenities at an unbeatable location. The Dolphin Inn is the perfect place to experience your special Virginia Beach vacation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dolphin Inn

Address: 1705 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3424
Location: United States > Virginia > Virginia Beach
Price Range: $122 - $459 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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#47 On the Beach Hotel in Virginia Beach
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