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Dolphin Inn

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Reviewed 30 November 2011

First off, we checked in at the "lobby" area. ( hellooo we need to seriously think about renovating this area, 1978 called they want their front desk back!) but we were greeted by a smiley front desk girl. ( Kathy) We checked into a quaint dingy spacious outdated suite, BUT it was clean. Thats all that mattered. View and location...

3Thank Charlie K
Gastonia, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 November 2011

We recently stayed at the Dolphin Inn while extending our stay in Virginia after seeing our son home from deployment with the US Navy. We walked the boardwalk not knowing where to stay for 2 added days and decided on the Dolphin Inn. It was wonderful. The staff was helpful in every way. We expected to be staying in a...

Thank Maureen R
Reviewed 1 November 2011

Hello, my wife,children and I decided to go to Virginia beach at the last moment, we found a great room at the dolphin Inn. The price for a ocean front room was a good deal, but the view and the room made it a great value. we had a room on the 3rd floor with a sliding glass door and...

1Thank wellsmv
Ferrum, Virginia
Reviewed 16 October 2011

Please disregard any comments about this hotel being a nice place to stay...IT IS NOT! First clue was when we got on the elevator and the floor tiles were broken and covered with cardboard and tape. The rug in the elevator looked like it hadn't been vacuumed all season. We entered our room and it was dark and dingy. The...

Thank greytmom1122
Louisa, Kentucky, United States
Reviewed 7 October 2011

I read a lot of negative reviews and I don't get it. The Dolphin Inn treated my family great. The front office staff were really nice and very helpful. The room was nice and very clean. The view from the balcony was breath taking. The hotels location is awesome, close to everything. The swimming pool on he 8th floor while...

Thank Gene F
Reviewed 23 September 2011

Our party of three had a perfectly nice night here. I guess the hotel is a bit tired, but it was clean and the view was spectacular. I am surprised to read so many negative reviews - although we stayed off peak and most of these are for the summer, so perhaps the cleaning staff are can't keep up with...

1Thank jaym01
Front Royal, Virginia
Reviewed 15 September 2011

There were alot of problems with this hotel, but the worst was their dishonesty. My husband, myself, our son, another couple and their son spent 4 nights there in August 2011. Needless to say we will never stay here again. They don't know how to tell the truth !!!!! We were told when we made the reservation there was a...

6Thank Rhonda A
Reviewed 1 September 2011

First off. WE SURVIVED IRENE!!!! The hotel is old and the furniture outdated BUT the room we had was clean and the staff was awesome!! We had a front row view of the storm churning in the Atlantic! Overall they took care of us and we appreciated it. We will be back! and the power stayed on the entire time...

Thank Mark L
Richmonnd, VA
Reviewed 26 August 2011

Our hotel room was extremely dirty, and the kitchen was not staffed with coffee/dishes/plates as the website had promised. Housekeeping only made our bed for the four days we were there and didn't clean our room or bathroom properly. I wrote a letter complaining to their manager abou our stay but never heard back from him. I will never stay...

2Thank Sumita A
Reviewed 24 August 2011

I booked the Dolphin Inn online. I am not from the area. Once we got there we knew we were in trouble. Parking was so bad. If you have a big car you are not going to be able to park here. Front desk staff was not nice. Put us on the 6th floor. The room was terrible. The wallpaper...

1Thank Jules4pats1

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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 Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3424
Region: United States > Virginia > Virginia Beach
Price Range: $205 - $766 (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
Hotel Style:
#50 On the Beach Hotel in Virginia Beach
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“Don't give your hard earned money to this place!”
crystalw232, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“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
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