We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
03/12/2017 04/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Dolphin Inn

    1705 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3424
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    03/12/2017 04/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    USD 92*
    USD 82*
    SAVE USD 10
    USD 92*
    USD 92*
    Traveller (159)
    Room & Suite (56)
    Pool & Beach (12)
    Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Virginia Beach (Oceanfront)
    1,348 reviews
    #25 of 109 hotels in Virginia Beach
    0.1 km
     
    Best Western Plus Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel
    2,355 reviews
    #6 of 109 hotels in Virginia Beach
    0.4 km
     
    Comfort Inn & Suites Oceanfront
    631 reviews
    #1 of 109 hotels in Virginia Beach
    0.4 km
     
    Four Points by Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront
    781 reviews
    #11 of 109 hotels in Virginia Beach
    0.5 km
     
    Overview
    • Excellent11%
    • Very good21%
    • Average15%
    • Poor17%
    • Terrible36%
    28 Jul 2017
    “It's an average hotel in a great location.”
    9 Jun 2017
    “Room service steals, only select few employees are respectable”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    Tennis Court
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    2.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    3 Dec.4 Dec.
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from USD 82.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Virginia Beach hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "3b2d51ebf7044e55a2399fa20101bd71", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":122973,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[34816953],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":3,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":4,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":82,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"3b2d51ebf7044e55a2399fa20101bd71","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":92,"lowestMetaPrice":82,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":92,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":92,"lowestMetaPrice":82,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":92,"hotelName":"Dolphin Inn","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjNiMmQ1MWViZjcwNDRlNTVhMjM5OWZhMjAxMDFiZDcxIiwiQUlLIjoiYThlYzQyOWYyNmYwNGRjZTllYTAwNDI3YzEwMWRjYTUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "03/12/2017", "checkOut": "04/12/2017", "lowestPrice": "USD 82", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"65690153":"Hotwire","109239030":"HotelsCom2IB","32623784":"Expedia","34816953":"BookingCom","54221894":"TravelocityEWS","78878237":"OrbitzEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (326)
    There are newer reviews for Dolphin Inn
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    11 - 15 of 323 reviews

    Reviewed 12 May 2017

    Terrible service Over pay for crappy room The third morning workers came in while my family was asleep!! Thank goodness I was in the kitchen getting coffee when the man came in. He looked like hired Help just off the street. Who knows what could...More

    Thank Crystal W
    Response from General M, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphin InnResponded 13 September 2017

    Dear Crystal W, Thank you for bringing to our attention your experience and comments regarding your stay in our hotel. We are very sorry to hear the unprofessional act of the clerk. We already informed the management about this for necessary actions. We value our...More

    A TripAdvisor Member
    21
    Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

    The hotel is "under renovation" but from previous reviews they aren't making any progress. We could not even get into the first room because of debris blocking the hall. She tried to tell us it was just new curtains (lol)...in the photo I had moved...More

    1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from General M, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphin InnResponded 13 September 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for letting us know about the inconveniences that you encountered during your recent stay at our hotel. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an exceptional...More

    Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

    Very good hotel with ocean view and in the center of the Virginia Beach Oceanfront Boardwalk. The front desk was very friendly, professional and accommodating. Rooms were nice size, fridge, microwave, iron etc... Very good price and great location.More

    3  Thank Alfredo T
    Response from General M, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphin InnResponded 13 September 2017

    Dear Alfredo T, Thank you for taking the time to let us know how you enjoyed your stay at the Dolphin Inn Hotel. We are so glad to hear from you and to learn that we were able to give you a pleasant, comfortable and...More

    Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

    If the pictures don't paint a story of why you should NOT go to the Dolphin Inn, then I will tell you a story. Once upon a time in a land called make believe there was a place called the Dolphin Inn that was the...More

    3  Thank Shelbean76
    Response from General M, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphin InnResponded 13 September 2017

    Dear Shelbean76, Your review and rating of our hotel mean a lot to us, and we thank you for taking the time to share this experience. It is our goal to provide the best lodging experience to our valued guests and your comments are enlightening...More

    Reviewed 6 April 2017

    We called and the lady was rude and we couldn't understand her. So we have no clue if she can go but she's already paid for the reservation on the room... Needless to say that we are still clueless as to whether or not she...More

    Thank prepneck98
    Response from General M, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphin InnResponded 13 September 2017

    prepneck98, Your review is greatly appreciated, though it is very disappointing to learn of the bad impression we made with the state of our accommodations. I am very displeased to hear that anyone was treated with rudeness or that any misunderstandings regarding your booking were...More

    Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Virginia Beach (Oceanfront)
    1,348 reviews
    #25 of 109 hotels in Virginia Beach
    0.1 km
     
    Best Western Plus Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel
    2,355 reviews
    #6 of 109 hotels in Virginia Beach
    0.4 km
     
    Comfort Inn & Suites Oceanfront
    631 reviews
    #1 of 109 hotels in Virginia Beach
    0.4 km
     
    Four Points by Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront
    781 reviews
    #11 of 109 hotels in Virginia Beach
    0.5 km
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Tennis Court
    • Indoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 53 - USD 358 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #51 On the Beach Hotel in Virginia Beach
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 54
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, TripOnline SA, Hotwire and Cancelon so you can book your Dolphin Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Virginia >
    • Virginia Beach
    • Also Known As
    • Dolphin Hotel Virginia Beach ,
    • Dolphin Virginia Beach ,
    • Dolphin Inn Virginia Beach Va
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (159)
    Room & Suite (56)
    Pool & Beach (12)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (88)
    Bathroom (10)
    Nearby
    Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Virginia Beach (Oceanfront)
    1,348 reviews
    .11 km away
     
    Comfort Inn & Suites Oceanfront
    631 reviews
    .35 km away
     
    Best Western Plus Sandcastle Beachfront Hotel
    2,355 reviews
    .36 km away
     
    Four Points by Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront
    781 reviews
    .50 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Kohr Brothers Frozen Custard
    107 reviews
    .12 km away
    Log Cabin
    159 reviews
    .11 km away
    Sweet Frog Premium Frozen Yogurt
    138 reviews
    .12 km away
    Dough Boy's California Pizza
    361 reviews
    .07 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Virginia Beach Boardwalk
    6,430 reviews
    .87 km away
    Virginia Beach
    2,365 reviews
    .80 km away
    Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum
    287 reviews
    .72 km away
    Virginia Beach Fishing Pier
    155 reviews
    .35 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Cmichael1
    25 February 2017|
    Answer
    Response from jaze88 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Cmichael1, To be honest with you I don't really know if they are pet friendly. I wouldn't think so and personally I wouldn't take my pet with me if they did allow them. This place is not fit for people let alone your... More
    0
    Votes
    53gracie
    17 July 2016|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Dolores W | Reviewed this property |
    The living room wasn't outdated but the bedroom was. A tube tv and the beds were older. I know when I was there they were renovating some floors and taking out the jacuzzi and putting regular tubs. I've never stayed at... More
    0
    Votes

    Recently Reviewed Hotels around Virginia Beach

    Room Tips
    "Don't pick any."
    Read review
    "Top floor was NICE!"
    Read review
    "Don't do it."
    Read review
    "The higher the floor, the louder it gets. Especially after midnight you will start to smell a lot of..."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing