The Dolphin Inn - Virginia Beach

1705 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, United States, 23451  show map
 3 stars
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The Dolphin Inn - Virginia Beach

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Parking on request

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Elevator

Verified Reviews:

  • Great location - Large bathroom with jacuzzi tub - Needs a facelift and scrubbing
  • Rooms were spotless - Sofa and beds very comfortable - Full-sized oceanfront balcony
  • Room was great - No complimentary breakfast - Rooms were not sound proof
  • Beds and pillows were very soft - Only had a microwave - Great view
  • Staff was very nice - Rooms were nice - Parking is horrible

Overview

Dolphin Inn is placed in a beach area of Virginia Beach in the vicinity of Pacific Place Shopping Center, Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center and Cirquesa Dreamquest. This excellent hotel dates from 1984 and was refurbished in 1996.

The city center is 10 minutes' walk of the property. An amusement park and an oceanarium are stroll from the hotel.

A museum, monuments and an amphitheater are set within walking distance.

Guests can reach Dolphin Inn by car from Norfolk International airport in 25 minutes.

Rooms

The property provides modern guestrooms including deluxe double room and suite. Some rooms at Dolphin Inn have a view over the sea. They feature bathrooms with a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The bar Dough Boy's California Pizza is located 50 meters away.

Services

Dolphin Inn provides guesets with 24-hour reception, laundry and ironing service.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of floors:   11.  Number of rooms:   67.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking on request
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Elevator

Services

  • Self-service laundry

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • Sea view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Separate living room
  • Separate bedroom
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Sofa bed

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1705 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, United States, 23451

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City Center
  • Virginia Beach
    900 m
Airports
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Dough Boy's California Pizza (cuisine: Italian)
    40 m
  • Calabria Pizza (cuisine: Italian)
    40 m
Beaches
  • Virginia Beach Firefighters Store
    730 m
  • Cirquesa Dreamquest
    1.7 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    11
  • Number of rooms:
    67

Rooms and availability

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Size: 28 m²
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    Deluxe Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed
    Size: 28 m²
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel The Dolphin Inn - Virginia Beach Virginia Beach location
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      Hotel Address:

      1705 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, United States, 23451

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Virginia Beach
        900 m
      Airports
      • Bus stop
        300 m
      Restaurants
      • Dough Boy's California Pizza (cuisine: Italian)
        40 m
      • Calabria Pizza (cuisine: Italian)
        40 m
      Beaches
      • Virginia Beach Firefighters Store
        730 m
      • Cirquesa Dreamquest
        1.7 km
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  4 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of floors:
        11
      • Number of rooms:
        67

      The Dolphin Inn Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Beach Street USA - 500 m
      • Cape Henry Old Lighthouse - 1.1 km
      • Seatack Recreation Ctr - 2.4 km

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 800 m

      Places of interest

      • Virginia Beach Fishing Pier - 300 m
      • Neptune's Park - 1.5 km

      Convention centers

      • Virginia Beach Convention Center - 1.3 km
      • Pavillion, Virginia Beach Convention Center - 1.4 km

      Shopping areas

      • Beach Mall Shopping Center - 200 m
      • Pacific Place Shopping Center - 1.6 km

      Amusement

      • Rockin' Rosie's Fun House - 100 m
      • Virginia Beach Amusement Park - 200 m
      • Laser FX-Laser Tag - 300 m
      • Jungle Golf of Virginia Beach - 600 m
      • Haunted Fun House - 800 m
      • Virginia Fun Spot Inc - 1.4 km
      • Ocean Breeze Waterpark - 2.5 km

      Monuments and Landmarks

      • John Wareing Monument - 1.2 km

      Museums

      • Seance at Royal Wax Museum - 100 m
      • Royal London Wax Museum - 100 m
      • Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Msm - 700 m
      • Old Coast Guard Station - 700 m
      • Contemporary Art Ctr of VA - 1.1 km
      • Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art - 1.2 km
      • Virginia Marine Science Museum - 2.4 km

      Theaters

      • Mystery Dinner Playhouse - 1.6 km

      Marina

      • Virginia Beach Boardwalk - 100 m

      Beaches

      • Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotels near VA Beach Blvd - 200 m
      • Virginia Beach South Beach Oceanfront Hotels - 900 m
      • Virginia Beach North Beach Oceanfront Hotels - 1.2 km

      Local attractions

      • Cirquesa Dreamquest - 1.7 km
        212 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach
      • Croatan Beach - 3.0 km
        Virginia Beach, VA
      • Motor World - 3.8 km
        700 S Birdneck Rd, Virginia Beach
      • Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center - 2.9 km
        717 General Booth Boulevard, Virginia Beach
      • Ocean Breeze Waterpark - 3.8 km
        849 General Booth Boulevard, Virginia Beach

      Near the hotel

      • Virginia Beach Boardwalk - 110 m
        Virginia Beach, VA
      • Nightmare Mansion - 310 m
        2008 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach
      • Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum - 630 m
        1113 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach
      • Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art - 1.3 km
        2200 Parks Avenue, Virginia Beach
      • Captain Cline's Pirate Ghost Ride - 190 m
        1606 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach
      • Flashback Old Time Photos - 340 m
        2018 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach
      • Virginia Beach Firefighters Store - 730 m
        211 24 Street, Virginia Beach

      Restaurants nearby

      • Dough Boy's California Pizza - 40 m

        Address: 1700 Atlantic Ave
        Phone: (757) 422-6111

        57% likes this, based on 234 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian

      • Maui Wowi - 50 m

        Address: 1719 Atlantic Avenue

      • Chesters upper deck - 60 m

        Address: 17th and Atlantic Ave

        Cuisine: American

      • Calabria Pizza - 40 m

        Address: 1710 Atlantic Ave
        Phone: 757-226-8430

        64% likes this, based on 33 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian

      • RockFish Boardwalk Bar and Seagrill - 130 m

        Address: 1601 Atlantic Ave.
        Phone: 757 213-7625

        75% likes this, based on 274 reviews
        Cuisine: American
        Price Range: GBP 6 - GBP 14

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  4 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of floors:
        11
      • Number of rooms:
        67
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      The Dolphin Inn Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Dolphin Inn

      Average guest rating

      7.0out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 74 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Family with children
        5.4

        Location was good

        Parking space very limited, only one vehicle allowed. Also the key did not work sometimes that you have to go to the front desk to have it reset (to our room and access to the pool). Always empty ice machine.

      • Family with children
        7.8

        Its right on the beach and close to everything

        The parking is too limited and very tight

      • Family with children
        2.4

        Are you fricking kidding me it was the worst place we have ever stayed at the internet pictures are very misleading!!!! I was so dissappointed the room was dirty the bathroom had a nasty wash cloth on the bathtub that they call a jacuzzi huh don't think so. Paid almost 400.00 for one night I understand it was a holiday weekend but even for that price we expected so much more. Would have went someplace else but everywhere was booked. So we dealt with it at checkout time we complained and they didn't even offer another night (not that we would have stayed)not a discount nothing!!!!!the internet seriously needs to take this off as a five star maybe a one star given the benifit of the doubt !!!

      • Group of friends
        7.8

        All rooms have great ocean views, with own kitchen and even jacuzzi. It was clean, quiet and very comfortable. Nothing at all to complain about. We ate at the Tap House, a short walk away, which I also recommend.

      • Single
        8.2

        When I called to inquire about the hotel I spoke to Michelle, she was very infomative about the hotel. I was late checking in and Robert was very helpful with processing my reservation. The location was wonderful and the room was very cozy. I would recommend to my friends.

        DVD player would be a nice additive

      • Family with children
        8.8

        The location was excellent! The rooms were comfortable and relaxing. Would stay again.

        Need better parking. Extremely congested parking for their guests. Need larger area for parking.

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        The hot tub was the best. The location of the Holtel was great. The layout of the room, and the fact that it has two tv's.

        The parking spaces seemed to be very small. I have stayed at a lot of Hotels and the parking at The Dolphin Inn was very tight.

      • Family with children
        7.8

        Location and easy access to beach.

        Couch was dirty and bedspreads were stained...

      • Family with children
        4.6

        From the view of the internet it seemed like a decent place to stay! Boy was I wrong!!!!!

        I used to live in Virginia Beach as a navy serviceman and brought my family to share the "oceanfront experience". I was embaressed to say the least!! The whole place needs a facelift and new furniture!! Oh yeah and there is some guy loitering from floor to floor selling drugs! I had young girls with my family and felt uncomfortable unpacking as he stared! The pool area was leaking from the roof! The housekeepers have no customer service skills.Oh I forgot, it took them a week to refund the money back to my credit card!

      • Older travelers
        5.4

        cost versus room not comprable, jacuzzi tub filthy we only showered in it, rooms small and dank.

      • Family with children
        7.8

        The location on the boardwalk and the kitchenette were both worth the stay. We were there for the Rock n' Roll marathon and the location was perfect for the enjoying all the events. With 6 family members, having a kitchenette made our stay more affordable and convenient when travelling with children.

        The room was not the cleanest. The bathroom had a lot of space, making it nice for changing. However, the rooms were not the cleanest. The carpeting was wet in an area.

      • Family with children
        7.4

        It was convenient to beach and shops

      • Family with children
        7.4

        The only complaint I have was about the Bathroom, It was not clean the tub had sand and a ring of dirt around it, and the cornors looked like they had not been mopped in a long time. The staff was wonderful and the rooms were very comfortable. Great location if you like to people watch.

      • Family with children
        5.4

        It doesn't have a lobby. It's basically a parking garage with rooms. The pool is just a little bigger than a hot tub. Grounds were trashy.

      • Family with children
        3.8

        All rooms appeared to be beach view

        Old and run down. Found it to be quite dirty. We assumed we'd have daily room cleaning provided we didn't have "do not disturb" sign on door, but it was not the case. A few days later, staff knocks on door and asks if we require anything. We actually left the Inn to find other accommodations.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel The Dolphin Inn - Virginia Beach Virginia Beach location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      1705 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, United States, 23451

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Virginia Beach
        900 m
      Airports
      • Bus stop
        300 m
      Restaurants
      • Dough Boy's California Pizza (cuisine: Italian)
        40 m
      • Calabria Pizza (cuisine: Italian)
        40 m
      Beaches
      • Virginia Beach Firefighters Store
        730 m
      • Cirquesa Dreamquest
        1.7 km
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  4 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of floors:
        11
      • Number of rooms:
        67