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

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Swimming pool

Seasonal indoor 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

The 3-star The Dolphin Inn is located in the heart of Virginia Beach. Renovated in 1996, the hotel has welcomed guests since 1984.

The Dolphin Inn lies in the vicinity of monuments and a museum as well as Nightmare Mansion, which is 350 meters away. A 10-minute walk to the center of Virginia Beach.

The hotel's great location offers to get to Norfolk International airport in 30 minutes by car.

Rooms

There are 67 individual rooms appointed with complimentary Wi-Fi, heating, cable TV with on-demand movies, an individual safe and a personal computer. The guestrooms look out on the sea. In-room self-catering facilities include a microwave, coffee/tea makers and a fridge.

Eat & Drink

Rockfish bar is available on site. Dough Boy's California Pizza and RockFish Boardwalk Bar and Seagrill serve a selection of meals within 50 meters from the venue.

Services

The on-site comforts include free self parking, a designated smoking area and an elevator.

Relax

A rooftop pool, a sundeck and an indoor swimming pool are offered for guests' comfort.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

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

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Elevator

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal indoor 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
  • Towels

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 4 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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
    3000 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Dough Boy's California Pizza (cuisine: Italian)
    200 ft
  • Calabria Pizza (cuisine: Italian)
    200 ft
Beaches
  • Virginia Beach Firefighters Store
    2400 ft
  • Cirquesa Dreamquest
    1.0 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    11
  • Number of rooms:
    67

Rooms and availability

The Dolphin Inn photos Exterior Hotel information
Suite
Sea view
  • Room size:

    305 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
The Dolphin Inn photos Exterior Hotel information
Deluxe Double Room
Sea view
  • Room size:

    305 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

The Dolphin Inn Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Beach Street USA1700 ft
  • Cape Henry Old Lighthouse3700 ft
  • Seatack Recreation Ctr1.5 mi

Popular areas

  • City Center2700 ft

Places of interest

Convention centers

Amusement

Monuments and Landmarks

Museums

  • Seance at Royal Wax Museum400 ft
  • Royal London Wax Museum400 ft
  • Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Msm2300 ft
  • Old Coast Guard Station2300 ft
  • Contemporary Art Ctr of VA3700 ft
  • Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art4000 ft
  • Virginia Marine Science Museum1.5 mi

Theaters

  • Mystery Dinner Playhouse1.0 mi

Local attractions

  • Cirquesa Dreamquest1.0 mi
    212 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach
  • Croatan Beach1.9 mi
    Virginia Beach, VA
  • Motor World2.4 mi
    700 S Birdneck Rd, Virginia Beach
  • Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center1.8 mi
    717 General Booth Boulevard, Virginia Beach
  • Ocean Breeze Waterpark2.3 mi
    849 General Booth Boulevard, Virginia Beach

Near the hotel

  • Virginia Beach Boardwalk400 ft
    Virginia Beach, VA
  • Nightmare Mansion1100 ft
    2008 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach
  • Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum2100 ft
    1113 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach
  • Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art4200 ft
    2200 Parks Avenue, Virginia Beach
  • Captain Cline's Pirate Ghost Ride700 ft
    1606 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach
  • Flashback Old Time Photos1200 ft
    2018 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach
  • Virginia Beach Firefighters Store2400 ft
    211 24 Street, Virginia Beach

Restaurants nearby

  • Dough Boy's California Pizza200 ft

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

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

  • Maui Wowi200 ft

    Address: 1719 Atlantic Avenue

  • Chesters upper deck200 ft

    Address: 17th and Atlantic Ave

    Cuisine: American

  • Calabria Pizza200 ft

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

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

  • RockFish Boardwalk Bar and Seagrill500 ft

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

    75% likes this, based on 274 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 9 - USD 19

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

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
    3000 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Dough Boy's California Pizza (cuisine: Italian)
    200 ft
  • Calabria Pizza (cuisine: Italian)
    200 ft
Beaches
  • Virginia Beach Firefighters Store
    2400 ft
  • Cirquesa Dreamquest
    1.0 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    11
  • Number of rooms:
    67