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The Founders Inn and Spa

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Garysburg
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Great staff,gorgeous property,fabulous Restaurant,clean comfortable rooms, Pet friendly,great packages, indoor pool nice and clean, highly recommend this hotel. Spa is wonderful, employees treat you great and it is just top notch.

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Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

We love that you love The Founders Inn and Spa. We look forward to hosting you during your next visit.

Newport News
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Staff was very cordial and professional. However, issue was had with food served for group dining; food actually made me ill (wondering if some bacterial effect was cause). Also parts of building, including hotel room floors lacked AC and felt quite stuffy and humid; not comfortable at all. Lastly, because of property location off very busy main road, all the...

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Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your view and for staying at The Founders Inn and Spa. We are in the process of updating the rest of our sleeping rooms with a bathroom renovation and new carpeting in the lodges. We all hope that you will come back and stay with us in March when all of the...

Norfolk
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Great visit nice staff homie feel to the room comfortable bed and very clean room overall! I would refer this hotel to some of my other friends! I would also like to come back again some day very very soon

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Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

We hope that you do come back soon and bring your friends. We are hosting a New Years Eve Gala that is the perfect event to celebrate with friends. Please visit our website for additional details.

Dillwyn
Reviewed 8 November 2015

The staff of The Founders Inn was amazing! They were professionAL in all of their works and were so friendly and helpful! If I have a need to stay in the area again, I'll definitely choose to stay here again.

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Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The entire staff at The Founders Inn and Spa looks forward to hosting you again.

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Founder's Inn takes great care of me each time I stay. The grounds are gorgeous and the remodeled rooms brought new comforts combined with their traditional core. Every staff member is genuinely helpful and professional, with a kindness that shines. Thank you!

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Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future.

Mount Vernon, United States
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Stunning Colonial architecture. Nice rooms. Good facilities. Very good breakfast buffet. Helpful staff. Negative: the airport shuttle does not run after 10 pm or before 7 am, and our flights were both outside that window. But cab fare from the Norfolk airport is fairly reasonable (around $25). All in all, a very good experience.

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Thank you for staying at The Founders Inn and taking the time to write this review. We look forward to hosting you again in the future.

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 4 November 2015

This was once a lovely place to stay. Our room had major stains on the carpet, bathroom was filthy as was rest of the room. Front desk staff only offered a $700 suite; Restaurant still great. stay elsewhere.

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Melissa G, Manager at The Founders Inn and Spa, responded to this review

I am sorry that your room was not up to our usual standards. We are in the process of doing a bathroom removed and updating some of the carpets. The project is going to begin in December and will be complete in March. I hope when you come back, you find the sleeping rooms to be new and improved.

Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 4 November 2015

The people at the front desk r more than helpful, they are wonderfully polite. I had a wonderful room w all the amenities: coffee, refrig, and iron and board. The furniture was nice and the bed comfortable. The bathroom was very clean w plush towels. The spa is wonderful and u can swim indoors or out. The lockerooms r clean...

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

Dear Eaglehiker, It sounds like you thoroughly enjoyed your stay and took advantage of all the amenities. The Sunday brunch is one of my favorites, I am so happy to hear you enjoyed it. Please come back and stay with us again. Sincerely, Ellen Ruane General Manager

Bolivar, Missouri
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I stayed at Founders Inn for a conference I attended at Regent University. This is the second time I have stayed at Founders Inn. In both instances, the facility was relaxing, enjoyable and clean. The staff is also quite friendly. I had a great experience and would certainly stay again.

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

Dear Simonmo88, Thank you for your your review. I am happpy to hear that both of your stays were to your satisfaction. We look forward to you returning. Sincerely, Eleln Ruane General Manager

Riverside, California
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Stayed at the Founder's Inn last week for a conference. All of the hotel staff were amazingly friendly and helpful....usually above and beyond what was asked. Food service was excellent....great breakfast and dinner.

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

Dear aherrity, Thank you for your review. I was so happy to read that the hotel staff were amazingly friendly and helpful....usually above and beyond what was asked. I will be sure to pass it along. Thak you so much. Sincerely, Ellen Ruane General Manager

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The timeless Founders Inn and Spa is a Virginia Beach resort that pampers guests with the comforts of home, concierge attention and hi-tech conveniences. Select guest rooms with fireplaces and views of the serene lake and lovely Colonial garden are especially unforgettable. The Founders Inn and Spa features a wealth of excellent amenities and guest services including comfortable rooms and suite accommodations, in-house restaurants, a spa and fitness center, a shuttle service, pet-friendly rooms, complimentary wi-fi, a business center, special event spaces and meeting venues, to name a few. Whether it is a business stay, a family vacation, or a life event, we are looking forward to a chance to serve you at The Founders Inn and Spa near Norfolk, Virgnia. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Founders Inn and Spa

Address: 5641 Indian River Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23464-5247
Region: United States > Virginia > Virginia Beach
Price Range: €103 - €197 (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:
#5 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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“Great customer service! They do Birthday's and have summer passes for the pool”
104justinef, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Pet friendly with quiet comfortable rooms, Wi-Fi, and in room coffee and refrigerators.”
jrclabgrandma, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“building 4 is close to the lake”
60tracies, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“There are multiple buildings, we were in the building near the spa and pool and it was quiet.”
richardandkristy2012, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms facing the gardens would be nice.”
EdieB708, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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