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Refuge Inn

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Lorton, Virginia
Reviewed 14 January 2017

A hotel make you fell like home. Very friendly stuff. Kids enjoy the beautiful indoor pool. We had good time in the hot tub. Their bike rental was very helpful to go to Chincoteague island lighthouse or any near by places. Very close to Assateague island.

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

Thank you for the awesome review! We hope to be your "home away from home" again sometime soon.

Reviewed 5 January 2017

Nice room with everything they said they had. It was New Years and I wanna go back when it's warmer and more stores are open. It's close to everything and easy to find. Everyone was friendly. I'll def stay here again

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

Thank you for the awesome review! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I would recommend June or October for your next trip-- rates are very affordable and nearly everything is open! Hope to see you again soon.

Stevensville, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 4 January 2017

For the past 4 years we have visited Chincoteague a couple times a year, and we always stay at refuge inn! My favorite visit is our winter getaway weekend. This year we went during the new year and our stay was nothing short of amazing, as usual. The heated indoor pool and hot tub made for a relaxing afternoon after...

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

Thank you for the awesome review! We are so glad you've enjoyed our inn the past 4 years, and we hope to see you back for many more.

Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We have been visiting the Refuge INN since November, 1978.... If you want a quiet, friendly, very clean, accommodating place to relax, this is the place. We go nowhere else when we visit Chincoteague. This place has deep roots in the community and they take exceptional pride in providing the guest with exceptional experience.

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

Thank you for the awesome review!! We are glad you continue to enjoy our Inn after all these years and all the times you've stayed with us. All of us look forward to seeing you back again soon.

Swansboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This is probably our fourth visit to the Refuge Inn. We were planning to stay here on New year's Eve anyway, but when I saw a special rate being offered on Facebook for the weekend, I jumped on it! Staff is welcoming, rooms are spotless and nicely decorated. The pool and hot tub give us a chance to unwind after...

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

Thank you for the awesome review! As far as I know, Uber, Lyft, etc are unavailable in our area-- but Island Taxi has been great since they opened a couple of years ago! All of us here at the Refuge are so glad you enjoyed your return trip, and we look forward to seeing you back in July.

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Usually stay here once a year or so while visiting Chincoteague NWR. Rooms are clean and comfortable. The breakfast is good and staff friendly. Special deals throughout the year, just recently $69 special over the holidays. A good value. Close access to the refuge.

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

Thank you for the awesome review!! We always offer specials in the off-season through our website as incentive for folks to book directly with us and skip the booking engines--glad you were able to take advantage of that! All of us at the Refuge are glad you enjoyed your stay, and we hope to see you back again next year.

San Marcos, Texas
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Chose Refuge Inn based on Tripadvisor reviews and wasn't disappointed. Room décor very homey (love the wide crown molding and leather wing chairs). Very clean. Nice breakfast with wide selection of choices. Best part is looking out on the ponies which belong to the hotel I guess. We also got some great pictures of the sunset on the viewing platform...

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

Thank you for the great review! Glad you enjoyed your off-season stay and we'd love to see you again sometime.

Prescott, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

My visit was based on a recommendation while staying in Hershey, PA. Decided to follow up on it, and so glad I did. Even though it was off season, staff were so helpful and friendly. My room was beautiful and so clean. Breakfast was great (french toast yogurt parfaits, great coffee, and juice. And other if I would have chosen)....

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

Thank you for the excellent review!! All of us here at the Refuge are glad you enjoyed you first trip down here, and hope that you'll return next year (with friends!) We visit Hershey PA (as well as the Lancaster area) all the time, so maybe you met some of our friends or past guests up there. Thanks again!

York, PA
Reviewed 8 December 2016

A delightful family-owned hotel. We stay here once or twice a year to get away!! I would never look elsewhere on the island. Rooms are clean - recently renovated. Every one is different which adds to the charm. Beds are excellent. Continental breakfast is simple but in a cozy well-lit room off of the lobby. Extra amenities, e.g. pool and...

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

Thank you for the excellent review!! We are so glad you continue to enjoy your time here at the Refuge, and that you keep returning to our beautiful island year after year. Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend fell in love with the room the moment we saw it. Everyone was so friendly and nice that it was hard not to relax. The gift shop was cute and the room was everything we wanted! It was the best time of our vacation!

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

Thank you for the 5-star review! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we hope to see you and your girlfriend back 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 (Formerly Refuge Motor Inn)
Region: United States > Virginia > Chincoteague Island
Price Range: $145 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Refuge Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 72
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Also Known As:
Refuge Hotel Chincoteague Island
Refuge Chincoteague Island
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“First floor best, breakfast room only counted 9 tables, standard food fruit too”
KathleenC64, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We love the back side as it is shadier and has easy access to picnic tables.”
suzschwarz, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms had good views, either gardens and pool, or gardens and ponies.”
meke2017, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“w/ kids ask for a view of the ponies”
davidmD2989SW, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a soaking tub and king bed. Bottom floor near the second breezeway is close to pool.”
  • Room 117 with king bed and awesome soaking tub
shannonp788, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
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