All of our spacious suites are oceanfront with private oceanfront balconies,4X5 Jacuzzi tubs, fully equipped kitchenettes. Each suite can comfortably sleep 6; the bedroom has two doubled beds and the living room has a sleeper sofa. There is a rooftop enclosed heated pool with adjoining sundeck and on-site laudry. Parking is complimentary.
Beach, Virginia Aquarium, MotorWorld, Ocean Breeze Park, Busch Gardens, Water Country, Colonial Williamsburg
Great for larger family, not a 4 star hotel. But good location, large rooms, nice staff. Older hotel could use some up dating but very happy with our stay as...
Great for larger family, not a 4 star hotel. But good location, large rooms, nice staff. Older hotel could use some up dating but very happy with our stay as planning to stay there again with in the next couple weeks! « less
“The rooms very dirty and smells horrible.”
May 4, 2013
I would not recommend this place till they cleaned it up...tub was dirty and jets had slime on them dirt I every corner of the room furniture smells horrible and...
I would not recommend this place till they cleaned it up...tub was dirty and jets had slime on them dirt I every corner of the room furniture smells horrible and filthy..I told the man at desk and he said they can spray the room... « less
“Ok for a beach trip”
Mar 19, 2013
TravelBugs1210, Richmond, Virginia | Trip type: Couples
We stayed at the Dolphin Inn for one night during off-season while in town for the half marathon. The hotel was overpriced for off-season, but the location was right and...
We stayed at the Dolphin Inn for one night during off-season while in town for the half marathon. The hotel was overpriced for off-season, but the location was right and we were booking at the last minute.
Pros: Good location right on the beach, walking distance to restaurants, etc., parking garage, friendly service. We had an ocean-facing suite with a separate bedroom and living area, a jacuzzi tub, and a kitchenette including a coffee maker. The room was clean. The beds were just ok. The shower/tub was huge with great water pressure. It was too chilly to use the oceanfront balcony, but that would be great in season.
Cons: The hotel is a little tired - some sprucing up might help justify the rate. The amenities are bare-bones - thin towels, cheap toiletries, bedding really needs to be replaced. The rooms need blackout curtains given the very bright street lights outside (the lights might not be the hotel's fault, but better curtains would help).
Overall fine for a beach trip. Definitely not luxurious, but good location and meets needs. Virginia Beach isn't my favorite beach destination so I probably won't be back unless it's for another race. « less
“Don't Believe Pictures on Their Web Site”
Jan 24, 2013
krazee4spike, Richmond, Virginia | Trip type: Couples
The room was exactly as described on the web site BUT it was so worn and shabby. The chair at the desk was literally falling apart. A blanket on one...
The room was exactly as described on the web site BUT it was so worn and shabby. The chair at the desk was literally falling apart. A blanket on one of the double beds had a huge hole in it. The pull out sofa was not fit to sit in - you sank in it - no support and that was just sitting - can't imagine what it would be like for sleeping. The wall paper was dirty. Their were stains on the drapes that I wouldn't even want to imagine guessing what caused them. Location was good and the people working there were friendly and helpful. The double beds were comfortable. But all in all the ambiance was icky. « less
“March 2012 getaway”
Jan 23, 2013
Dixie W, Axton, Virginia, United States | Trip type: Family
We arrived in the afternoon, during a very bad rainstorm. Was very easy to find. Parking garage was right by check-in, so was able to go in and register without...
We arrived in the afternoon, during a very bad rainstorm. Was very easy to find. Parking garage was right by check-in, so was able to go in and register without getting wet. We were assigned a room on the 10th floor. Beautiful views from the balcony. Room was very nice. Loved the indoor pool on the 8th floor as it was too cold to swim in the ocean. Nice pool area. Location was pretty good. Lots of little shops in the area and food vendors. Although at the time not all places were open for the season yet. Favorite part, sitting on balcony, drinking coffee in the am and treated to a show by the dolphins swimming 25 yards from shore!!! Adequate parking, clean roomsand a helpful staff made this a very nice mini vacation!!! « less
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Year of Last Renovation:
Non Smoking Rooms:
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation: Individual 72 hours prior to arrival/Group 90 days prior to arrival
Typical Group Deposit:
1 nights room and tax
Total Misc Fees:
$2.00 USD (mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Room Types - Dolphin Inn
Oceanfront Two Double Suite with Jacuzzi
Two double beds. More than 1,000 square feet. Balcony with beach and ocean views. Kitchenette with microwave, refrigerator, and coffee/tea maker. Separate sitting area with double sofa bed. Two TVs with premium cable channels. Telephone with voice mail. In-room safe. Bathroom with jetted tub.
Amenities - Dolphin Inn
Charge for early check out
Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
Credit card accepted: American Express
Credit card accepted: Discover
Credit card accepted: Diners Club
Electronic key card
Facilities for the disabled
Fitness and health centre
Internet - ethernet
Movies in room
24 hours opened
Private bathroom in room
Private car parking
Safe in rooms
Swimming pool - indoor
Tea and coffee making facilities
Telephone in all rooms
Travellers cheques accepted
Sorry, pets are not allowed.
Airport & Shuttle Information - Dolphin Inn
Norfolk International Airport/20 miles to Oceanfront- Transporation is available from Airport to the Oceanfront/ Hotel does not provide transporation
Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.
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