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Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 August 2011

I am currently staying at the Dolphin Inn and my stay was HORRIBLE! The parking lot was entirely too small and completely stressed me out when attempting to find a parking spot. Parking alone was enough to make me NEVER return. However, the leaking toilet and celiing added fuel to the fire. They need to take that picture of the...

Thank Katina R
Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 1 August 2011

Just got back from VA. Beach. Stayed at the Dolphin Inn. Read all the reviews and can tell you this was perfect for our family of 8. This in a older hotel so the furniture is a little dated but for the price and location you cannot beat it. Checked out numerious hotels and even went to them to compare...

Thank bballdad52
Peoria, Illinois
Reviewed 31 July 2011

We stayed at the Dolphin Inn the weekend of my friends wedding. We selected the dolphin inn because of the suite style rooms with a separate bed room and pull out couch in the living room. The rooms were advertised as being very large with ocean views. Everything was exactly as promised and the view from our 9th floor balcony...

Thank hikerkidz
Reviewed 31 July 2011

Good location. Very old. Very small pool. Just don't do it

Thank Todd30110
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 28 July 2011

Normally when I go on vacation, I check the accomodations through Trip Advisor, but unfortunately, this time I failed to do so. As a result, I was extremely disappointed when I arrived at the Dolphin Inn. The units are NOTHING like the pictures on the website. There is peeling paint, peeling wallpaper, the furniture is dated, there is not a...

Thank jhayrob
Starkville, Mississippi
Reviewed 20 July 2011

My family and I stayed at this hotel for 6 nights during July 4th week. We had never been to VB and had a great time. This hotel is what you make of it people. The room was very comfortable having one bedroom and a seperate living room. There was a TV in each room. No, they were not flat...

1Thank tomnjennifer
Spencer, Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 July 2011

Our family of six just returned from a six night stay at this hotel. First, I will give the positives about this hotel, in my opinion. The location was great for families wanting to be in the middle of the activities Virginia Beach has to offer. There was a stage with a family show directly next to the hotel, as...

1Thank chris3545
Clinton, CT
Reviewed 18 July 2011

We booked this hotel prior to reading the reviews on this site. After we read the negative reviews, we were apprehensive about following through with the reservation but decided to give it a try. Our experience was, unfortunately, consistent with the more negative reviews. When we walked into our assigned suite, we immediately noticed two stains on the carpet. We...

Thank Liese_and_Dave
Newark, New Jersey
Reviewed 17 July 2011

The hotel was great (needs new carpeting) but you can see they have made many upgrades! Every thing was very clean, maid service friendly, check in and out was easy! All staff were helpful and friendly! All suites have ocean front views! Access to beach was great! Next door is a park with all types of musical events! Always something...

Thank rrmram
Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 15 July 2011

Tired Rooms, with not enough towels - asked everyday for enough towels for the four of us. Only saw one giant cockroach in what was supposed to be the kitchen. Parking was impossible unless you were driving a mini. You can do better for the same price in Virginia Beach.

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  • 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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: RM467 - RM2,285 (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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#50 On the Beach Hotel in Virginia Beach
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“No good rooms here!”
nanaof3, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Possibly the worse hotel I have been to...EVER”
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.”
plogan0854, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Perfect for a family of 4 or more”
buttonluver7, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All the room are equally good. Its your choice of the floor though.”
22varunad, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
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