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The Founders Inn and Spa

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

As we arrived at the Founders, the beautiful landscaping gave one the awesome preview of what was to come. The staff was tuned in to the needs of their guests. The rooms were comfortable, spanking clean, and roomier than one might expect. Time has enhanced...More

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Response from Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and SpaResponded 13 December 2017

jkling1307, Thank you for this great review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and felt that our staff treated you like royalty. We will make sure that AJ is also aware of your comments. We welcome the opportunity to host you...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017

This was not a great experience. The food was very delayed and not that good at all. Bland food and frozen vegetables made this Christmas Work party a bust. We waited over an hour to get our 1st course. The Crab Bisque was flavorless, the...More

Thank Nancy S
Response from Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and SpaResponded 11 December 2017

nsantmyer, We are so sorry to hear that you did not have a good experience during your Christmas banquet. This is not the outcome we ever want to have. All of our food is prepared in-house by our culinary team including our own Bake Shop...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017

The Inn is an older facility with a charming feel. It is well-maintained with friendly staff. The suites are very large and resemble being in a private home rather than a traditional hotel setting. We had a pleasant time and were traveling for business; the...More

Thank Cynthia P
Response from Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and SpaResponded 5 December 2017

Cynthia P, Thank you for being our guest and we are so glad you enjoyed our charming decor. We hope that you will stay with us again the next time you have business in the Virginia Beach area. Sincerely, Melissa Georges Director of Sales and...More

Reviewed 26 November 2017

Do not get fooled by the views. One side is pretty, and one side is ugly (view on the dual carriage way). The food is average. The rooms are tired and could be cleaner. Safe was locked on arrival. Our room was not made up...More

Thank pecheurdetruite
Response from Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and SpaResponded 27 November 2017

pecheurdetruite, We are sorry that you did not enjoy your time with us. We agree with you on the condition of the sleeping rooms and we are planning a renovation for our guestrooms to start next year. We do hope that you will give us...More

Reviewed 25 November 2017

well i was looking forward in having a lovely meal at the founders inn on thanks giving day with my family. we had very bad service waited for server to come over but never did understaffed i was told, finally got some water,the buffet was...More

Thank aragona327
Response from Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and SpaResponded 27 November 2017

aragona327, We are so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your Thanksgiving with us. This is the only complaint we have received at this time regarding the food. We only wish that you had brought this to our attention while you were here...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Shuttle Bus Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Hot Tub
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Heated pool
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
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US$99 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Virginia Beach
#10 Best Value Hotel in Virginia Beach
#18 Business Hotel in Virginia Beach
#23 Family Hotel in Virginia Beach
#23 Romantic Hotel in Virginia Beach
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$99 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Virginia Beach
#10 Best Value Hotel in Virginia Beach
#18 Business Hotel in Virginia Beach
#23 Family Hotel in Virginia Beach
#23 Romantic Hotel in Virginia Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Sara H
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Response from PopJr | Reviewed this property |
We took chairs and there are plenty of restaurants.
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29 May 2017|
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Response from Kane24 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes Uber, Lyft and cabs are available
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Geneva S
27 May 2017|
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Response from NowOnOBX-KateInNJ52 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Geneva, I seriously doubt if they would call you with a cancellation. The hotel is in great demand and could probably fill any cancellation in less than an hour, even without a reserve list. Your best bet is to keep... More
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"This is a quaint country-style hotel, makes it all the more special!! THnik FOUNDERS INN..."
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"Having stayed in several different areas of the hotel, we prefer the rooms that are not in the front of the..."
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"Upgrade to the Main Hotel!"
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