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Refuge Inn

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Upstate NY
Reviewed 29 August 2015

This is a small (maybe 75 rooms) hotel/motel just before the bridge to the National Park. Impeccably maintained with all the amenities one would expect. The rooms on the side away from the parking lot face out on a lawn shaded by tall pine trees with grills and picnic tables, making a very pleasant place to relax in the evening....

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

Thank you so much for the great review! We are so glad you enjoyed our Inn and we hope to see you again soon. As a side note, we're also building a ramp to our pool area to better accommodate our guests who use walkers or wheelchairs.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 August 2015

The hotel is clean and charming, with rooms decorated in unique themes. The rooms feel more like a B&B, but with all the amenities of a hotel - nice indoor/outdoor pool, hot tub, and sauna, and a breakfast room with a complimentary continental breakfast as well as a gift shop with a good selection of kids' toys. The ponies and...

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

Thank you for the great review! We are glad you enjoyed your time on our beautiful island and we hope you're able to return soon.

Chesapeake, Virginia
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Nestled among pine trees sits a perfect refuge. This family owned inn offers visitors an affordable alternative to the chain hotels on the Island of Chincoteague. The staff was very friendly, curtious, and knowledgeable about local attractions. The rooms have been recently refurbished. The color scheme was soothing and relaxing. The bed was very comfortable. Having ponies in the corral...

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

Thanks for the absolutely awesome review! We look forward to seeing you this fall.

Reviewed 27 August 2015

This hotel felt like staying over grandmas house! The room was comfortably decorated and had a great relaxing ambiance. The front desk staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. The continental breakfast had great choices and was served in a cozy kitchen feeling gift shop. The pool/hot tub area was also great, family friendly yet relaxing. They even have some ponies...

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

Thank you so much for the stellar review! My grandma (Everyone called her Miss Martha) ran the place for several decades. She had was all about Southern Hospitality and we're doing our best to maintain that feel of "coming home" for our guests. We're glad you enjoyed our Inn and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 26 August 2015

This is the closest hotel to the wildlife refuge. Bikes available next door. Continental breakfast, yum! Loved the first floor pool side :) Chincoteague ponies onsite are attractive to children and help promote the history of the Island.

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

Thank you for the stellar review! We are glad you enjoyed your time at our inn and hope to see you again soon.

Beijing, China
Reviewed 26 August 2015

You can really get away from it here. Despite the odd sounding name (which almost put us off booking) this hotel was peaceful. The woodland area is stunning on a sunny day and you can see lots of wildlife including ponies. There is a bike shop that you can rent a bike from. The hot tub and pool area was...

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

Thanks for the great review! We hope to see you again someday.

Reading, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Staff extremely polite & very accommodating. The location was excellent for the beach & viewing the wild ponies! A great selection of different types of food & our favorite. ice cream at the island creamery.. Many boat charters for a cruise around the island and wildlife. We also enjoyed the many hiking paths and going up in the Chincoteague lighthouse

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

Thank you so much for the fantastic review! We are glad you enjoyed your time here on Chincoteague and we hope to see you again soon.

Portsmouth
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Family - owned, clean, beautiful, warm and inviting. Very accommodating to all needs. The rooms are gorgeous and the location is smack in the middle of the local favorites to eat and shop. Will definitely return to stay at Refuge Inn.

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

Thank you so much for the five-star review! We are glad you enjoyed your time here on Chincoteague and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Cheshire UK
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We really enjoyed our 2 nights at the Refuge Inn. Our room was beautifully decorated in an elegant style included a lazyboy chair. The bathroom was immaculately clean with nice toiletries. A balcony with 2 chairs completed the accommodation. We were on the second floor, the rooms on the lower level get a bit of garden too. Ideally located for...

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

Thank you so much for the awesome review! We are glad you enjoyed your time here on Chincoteague and we hope to see you and your family again.

Burke, Virginia
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Sweet place to stay that feels more like a bed and breakfast than a hotel. The people at the front desk were very friendly and helpful. I can't think of anything I would change, except to lengthen my stay!

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Thanks for the stellar review! We are glad you enjoyed yourself and we would love to see you again soon!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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 23336-2102 (Formerly Refuge Motor Inn)
Region: United States > Virginia > Chincoteague Island
Price Range: $171 - $292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Refuge Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 72
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Refuge Hotel Chincoteague Island
Refuge Chincoteague Island
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“Stay as far away from the 2nd floor ice machine (rooms 221 - 230) as you can. No adjoining room.”
deb0rahanna, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“We prefer the second floor and make your reservations well ahead of time for the summer months.”
bioguy, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“Highly recommend the 2nd floor rooms overlooking the pine forest”
334katies334, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Ocean Side/Pony Paddock side is a winner!”
  • We took the am boat tour of the island and it was heaven! Lots of views of the Assateague wild p
sherimistretta, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“First floor best, breakfast room only counted 9 tables, standard food fruit too”
KathleenC64, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
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