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New Castle, Delaware
Reviewed 15 July 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed here a year ago and was very pleased with all aspects of the Inn. Great and friendly staff. The room was efficient and clean. It was the end of season so not many people around, but a few poinies were there next to the Inn that could be feed and petted. Would

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Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are glad you and your boyfriend enjoyed your time on Chincoteague, and all of us here at the Refuge Inn hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Decided to head out to see the wild horses and slow down a bit. Refuge in is a great choice. We were greeted by two super friendly ladies at the front desk who gave us a run down of everything on the island. The rooms were clean and uniquely decorated. The hotel isn't brand new by any means, but has...

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Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review! We are glad you enjoyed your time on Chincoteague, and all of us here at the Refuge Inn hope to see you again soon.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 10 July 2015

My husband and I took our toddlers (one-year-old and three-years-old) to Chincoteague and stayed at the Refuge Inn. I highly recommend this hotel for families with kids of any age. The hotel staff are incredibly friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. We were given a first floor room facing the lawn so that the kids would be able to run outside. The...

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Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely and thorough review! We are glad you and your family enjoyed your visit to Chincoteague, and all of us here at the Refuge Inn hope to see you again soon.

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 9 July 2015

The Refuge Inn is the place to relax. The trees around the inn have been preserved so you rest in the middle of mature, peaceful woods. There's a pool and hot tub to help ease your stresses. The staff is friendly and is there to serve your needs. A continental breakfast is provided to get your vacation day started. it's...

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Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely little review! We are glad you enjoyed your time on Chincoteague, and all of us here at the Refuge Inn hope to see you again soon for a little relaxing island time.

Reviewed 6 July 2015

Loved the beauty and warmth of the people. Service people were so nice and caring. They seemed to like their jobs:) Had been there 30 years ago, and so happy to see it has not been over developed. The new bridge is lovely and so nice. The charm of The Pony "Misty" as a forever mascot adds to the charm...

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Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review! We are glad you enjoyed your return to Chincoteague, and all of us here at the Refuge Inn hope to see you again soon. (Certainly come back before 30 years have passed!!)

Canandaigua, New York
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

We love this place and have stayed here for years. They are a family run hotel, not a chain and the attention to detail is noticeable. From the outside it doesn't look like anything more than ordinary but the rooms are furnished so nicely, comfortable beds and even the carpet seems more plush. They also have some of the famous...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! We are glad you always enjoy your time on Chincoteague, and all of us here at the Refuge Inn hope to see you again soon.

Wilson, North Carolina
Reviewed 29 June 2015

I stayed at the Refuge Inn for a week for business at NASA Wallops. The staff was very helpful in identifying local places to dine. The accommodations were fabulous - from the furniture and accessories to bathroom amenities, I had all of the comforts of home at my fingertips. The patio seating right outside my door was a bonus too!...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review! We are glad you enjoyed your time here and all of us here at the Refuge Inn hope to see you again soon-- on vacation this time!

Hoboken, New Jersey
Reviewed 29 June 2015

The people at the Refuge Inn go out of the world to be friendly. I've stayed in hotels all over the country and none is as memorable as the Refuge Inn. Other hotels have wonderful structures to look at but I don't remember one of them. The people at the Refuge Inn are friendly, and I always remember it. They...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your time here and all of us here at the Refuge Inn hope to see you again soon. As you said, we like people!

Union, New Jersey
Reviewed 25 June 2015

The Refuge Inn is a lovely, homey, wonderful place to enjoy the quaint and relaxing atmosphere of Chincoteague Island. Rooms are comfortable and decorated in a casual, Southern style, the breakfast is ample and location perfect. This is a great place to vacation and enjoy nature as well as all the Del Marva Peninsula offers!

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Thank you so much for taking the time to write this awesome review! We are glad you enjoyed your time here and hope you'll return again soon.

Hampton, Virginia
Reviewed 22 June 2015

This is a lovely property. Nice rooms. Very clean and well appointed. Warm and hospitable staff. Have been staying here several times a year when I come to Chincoteague for business. All the amenities but a cozy, non hotel chain environment. It always feels like "coming home." Quiet. I highly recommend it. Just across the bridge from Asoteague Island wildlife...

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Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review! We are glad you always enjoy your time here and we hope to see you again soon.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Exceed your expectations in this family owned inn where no detail is overlooked. The Refuge Inn is located within walking distance of the wildlife refuge and minutes from our beautiful undeveloped beach. Amenities include Continental Breakfast, Wireless Internet, Indoor/Outdoor Heated Pool, Hot Tub, Fitness Room, Bicycle & Beach Gear Rentals, Conference Room and Gift Shop. A Treasure of a place, Family Owned and Proudly Operated. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Refuge Inn

Address: 7058 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336 (Formerly Refuge Motor Inn)
Region: United States > Virginia > Chincoteague Island
Price Range: €89 - €195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Refuge Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 72
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Also Known As:
Refuge Hotel Chincoteague Island
Refuge Chincoteague Island
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We wished we had a room further down so as to not also see McDonalds. Ask for one furthest away from office looking toward the lighthouse.”
 of 5 bubbles 252joyp, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The sound side has a great view from the second floor. The back side faces the woods for quiet. You can't go wrong either way.”
 of 5 bubbles MikeS-York, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I love the rooms facing the pine trees”
 of 5 bubbles GardenGnome2, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the first floor at the parking lot may contend with car noise and/or headlights.”
 of 5 bubbles gregorydicesare, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor has less noise, pool side is quieter. First floor parking lot side best to avoid stairs and easy access to room.”
 of 5 bubbles rgnjflars, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
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