We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

“Gross!” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Holiday Inn Virginia Beach - Norfolk

Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Holiday Inn Virginia Beach - Norfolk
Ranked #42 of 108 Hotels in Virginia Beach
Norfolk, VA
Level Contributor
32 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
“Gross!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2006

I am a Virginia Beach local and attended a Conference here in Nov 2005 (i.e., I did not spend the night here). The first thing I noticed when I walked into the hotel was an extremely offensive odor - a combination of mold, mildew, sour milk and intense industrial cleaner. This spell permeated all of the public areas of the hotel (lobby, bar, restaurant, conference rooms and public bathrooms) every day of the 5 days I reported for the conference (so it was not a one-time event). The toilets were frequently backed-up in the public bathrooms. Many of my co-workers found the hotel rooms to be just as bad - and moved to other hotels. BEWARE! And I have to return there for 2 more one-week conferences in 2006. I've already purchased a large bottle of Febreeze to "de-funkify" my clothes when I get home each evening.

  • Stayed November 2005, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
Helpful?
2 Thank Dolly123
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

371 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    133
    107
    71
    30
    30
See reviews for
109
62
25
122
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (66)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Riverdale, GA
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2005

I stayed at this hotel July 26-28 for a business trip. After getting in Norfolk at 7:00am, I was happy to be checked in early at the hotel with a smile. The room was very clean and spacious. The bathrooms were clean and nice (the shower had one of those massaging nozzles :). During my stay, housekeeping threw away many of my important documents for work (thinking I had already checked out). I informed housekeeping and they retrieved my documents before they reached the dumpster (thank God). The manager's reception was nice, although I missed much of it. The pool was refreshing (both indoor and outdoor). The gym was nice, but since their air conditioner was broken, it was a pain to workout in the extreme heat. To apologize, the front desk gave us complementary passes to a gym down the street. Another bonus, the hotel is very close to interstate 264 & 64 and minutes from the oceanfront. Overall, I enjoyed my stay at the Holiday Inn. Its perfect for families as well as the business traveler, after all its an "Executive Center".

  • Stayed July 2005, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
3 Thank moopy23
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Virginia Beach hotels
0.1 mi away
Hampton Inn Norfolk/Virginia Beach
Hampton Inn Norfolk/Virginia Bea...
#16 of 108 in Virginia Beach
4.0 of 5 bubbles 428 reviews
2.7 mi away
Comfort Inn & Suites
Comfort Inn & Suites
#43 of 108 in Virginia Beach
4.0 of 5 bubbles 153 reviews
0.3 mi away
Homewood Suites by Hilton Virginia Beach/Norfolk Airport
Homewood Suites by Hilton Virgin...
#14 of 108 in Virginia Beach
4.0 of 5 bubbles 523 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
2.9 mi away
Crowne Plaza Hotel Virginia Beach -Town Center
Crowne Plaza Hotel Virginia Beac...
#51 of 108 in Virginia Beach
4.0 of 5 bubbles 268 reviews
2.7 mi away
Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Town Center
Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach...
#3 of 108 in Virginia Beach
4.5 of 5 bubbles 922 reviews
0.1 mi away
Courtyard Virginia Beach Norfolk
Courtyard Virginia Beach Norfolk
#64 of 108 in Virginia Beach
3.5 of 5 bubbles 141 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Holiday Inn Virginia Beach - Norfolk? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Virginia Beach - Norfolk

Property: Holiday Inn Virginia Beach - Norfolk
Address: 5655 Greenwich Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-6515
Phone Number:
Location: United States > Virginia > Virginia Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#15 Business Hotel in Virginia Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Holiday Inn Virginia Beach - Norfolk 3.5*
Number of rooms: 307
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ideally situated within minutes of Norfolk International Airport, the beautiful beaches of Virginia Beach, the restaurants & shops of Virginia Beach Town Center, and the Virginia Beach Convention Center the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Norfolk/Virginia Beach is a perfect destination whether you are traveling for business, to a local sporting event, or for a family getaway. The Holiday Inn Virginia Beach/Norfolk is centrally located between Virginia Beach, downtown Norfolk, Chesapeake & Williamsburg providing convenient access to Government Bases such as Norfolk Naval Station, Little Creek Naval Amphibious Base, Fort Story, Oceana Naval Air Station, & Norfolk Naval Shipyard & local businesses such as Verizon, Sentara Leigh, Riverside Corporate Center & Amerigroup. Traveling for sports events? The hotel is located near the Princess Anne Athletic Complex, Hampton Roads Soccer Complex & the USA Field Hockey National Training Center. Looking for fun things to do? The friendly staff of the Holiday Inn Virginia Beach/Norfolk will provide you information and directions to close by attractions such as the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, Cape Henry Old Lighthouse, Norfolk Botanical Gardens, and the Chrysler Museum of Art. We feature 20,000 sq. Feet of flexible ballroom space perfect for your company meeting, family reunion, wedding or social event from 5 to 500 people. From our entire staff we look forward to your visit! **Hot Tub and indoor pool are currently Closed For Renovation updates to follow** ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, IHG, Travelocity, Odigeo, Priceline and Hotels.com so you can book your Holiday Inn Virginia Beach - Norfolk reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Virginia Beach - Norfolk Hotel Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach Holiday Inn

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing