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Hedgesville, West Virginia
Reviewed 7 August 2016

The only positive thing about this property if the view and you can get that at any hotel on the beach! Even with a do not disturb on the door housekeeping enters the room and you will find money missing. When reported to management we were treated as if we were lying or that we had misplaced the money! The...

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General M, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your assessment of our hotel. I am so sorry that your money was lost or stolen during your most recent stay with us, and I want to assure you that we take the security of our guests very seriously. I assure you that we take such issues very seriously and we are investigating to ensure that there...

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We visited the Ramada at VB last year and this suite is a 10 compared to a 5.5 room there plus the 20% higher fee at the Ramada. The Dolphin doesn't have a fancy lobby but they have on site parking, a central A/C unit for each suite that is quiet and effective at keeping the entire area at 68...

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GM0047, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how you enjoyed your stay with us! It is heartwarming to hear of how our efforts to give you a great experience, filled with hospitality, comfort and convenience have been successful. We enjoy sharing these reviews with our staff and we all look forward to seeing you again.

Stanardsville, Virginia
Reviewed 22 June 2016

It was our first time staying at the Dolphin Inn, I was pleasantly surprised by the size of the room and how nice and clean it was, Dont judge a book by its cover, thank you for a last minute booking!

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GM0047, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how you enjoyed your stay with us! It's rewarding to learn that we exceeded your expectations with the accommodations,and cleanliness of our guest rooms. Your feedback will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to provide an exceptional and memorable experience for every guest.

Marlton, New Jersey
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Loved this place. Found a super cosy parking spot in their parking lot which is very important for us. The suites are two room suites. There is a separate bedroom and a living room with huge patio that overlooks the ocean. Their staff, right from the people managing the front desk to the room service are friendly and good to...

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GM0047, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback and kind words regarding the five star service and accommodations that you received during your most recent stay with us! We are driven by the motivation of giving our guests the best service there is to offer, and it gives us great joy to know that we have done a good job in...

Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Pros: Very spacious, nice bathroom, wonderful view, clean room Cons: Thin walls (heard neighbors 'nighttime activities'), stairwells poorly lit, nasty exterior, absolutely horrid parking, only received 3 towels with 4 guests.

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GM0047, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing the details about your recent visit. We appreciate that you've taken the time to share the ways that we have impressed you and the ways that we can improve we want you to know that the matters you mentioned are being addressed to our management. I do thank you for bringing this matter to our attention...

Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

I was worried after I booked hotel. I didn't read reviews before hand.I read them after and was so worried. The room was super clean. We got ended up with a king size bed and living area. Thank goodness pull out couch so my son had the whole living area to himself. Room was on 1st floor so we had...

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GM0047, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience, and I am so sorry to learn that we failed to meet your expectations of quality service and accommodations. We value your opinion and suggestions for improvement as these comments help us to improve upon the guest experience at our hotel. We greatly appreciate your time in bringing a number of important matters to...

Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Had mixed emotions about this Hotel but it was clean and had some new furniture and they are in the process of renovations great view from rooms they are actually oceanfront apartments which makes it even better with a family lots of room and they provide daily housekeeping.

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GM0047, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

We are driven by the motivation of giving our guests the best service there is to offer, and it gives us great joy to know that we have done a good job in attending to your needs. Thank you for choosing to stay with us, and sharing to us your positive experience regarding the appreciation you have for our reliable...

Frackville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 May 2016

the suits are big enough for family with 4 to 5 people. suits are really spacious and comfortable . You can see ocean from your suits , balcony just on board walk . And many shops and restaurants on walking distance. suites are not updated but roomy and clean. Very nice staff.

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GM0047, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your review and giving us an honest look at the guest experience in our hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed the value and the convenient location of our hotel! We are delighted by your compliments, rating and review of our high housekeeping and hospitality standards. Your thorough review is greatly appreciated! We are...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The suites are spacious, comfortably accommodating a family of six, with three beds and a sleeper sofa. Full kitchen is a big plus. Huge bathtub! Room décor is not high-end, but very functional. Rooms are clean. Rooftop indoor heated pool is very small, so don't expect privacy. Overall, a good value, especially for large groups.

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GM0047, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to recognize our staff for their exemplary work in providing clean and comfortable experience for our valued guests. Our staff is highly trained to give you an exceptional experience, and to provide our customers the best we can offer in a reasonable price. I am glad that we were able to meet your...

Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

"Hotel has a tendency to lose reservations." Harsh words. According to several of our "secret spies" this is exactly what they have had problems with when staying in this particular hotel. But word from management during a walk through of one of their rooms is there are several renovations being completed and the hotel is taking a turn in management...

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GM0047, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for reporting this incident you had in the hotel. We are already making reports about this so the management will be informed by this news. We are very sorry about your disappointment but rest assured, your concerns will be highly appreciated to better our services to our dear customers. We hope you can consider us again after the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spacious Comfort Right on the Beach! This Virginia Beach, boutique hotel offers you and your family uncomplicated and uncompromised comfort and warm hospitality at a truly great value. Located at the very heart of the 3-mile long boardwalk, this all suite, all oceanfront property provides space and amenities at an unbeatable location. The Dolphin Inn is the perfect place to experience your special Virginia Beach vacation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dolphin Inn

Address: 1705 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Region: United States > Virginia > Virginia Beach
Price Range: RM363 - RM2,198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Dolphin Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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Also Known As:
Dolphin Hotel Virginia Beach
Dolphin Virginia Beach
Dolphin Inn Virginia Beach Va
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#49 On the Beach Hotel in Virginia Beach
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“No good rooms here!”
 of 5 bubbles nanaof3, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Possibly the worse hotel I have been to...EVER”
 of 5 bubbles seashelly321, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Beach front Rooms have the perfect view, but over priced for a "Motel". Not the best quality. Motel needs upgrading badly.”
 of 5 bubbles plogan0854, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Perfect for a family of 4 or more”
 of 5 bubbles buttonluver7, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All the room are equally good. Its your choice of the floor though.”
 of 5 bubbles 22varunad, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
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