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Availability: Founders Inn and Spa

Room type

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 adults

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 adults

Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Fireplace

Max Occupancy: 2 adults

Colonial-style Virginia Beach resort near Norfolk

Near Norfolk, beaches

This colonial-style resort is situated 8 miles from downtown Norfolk, 12 miles from Chesapeake Bay beaches, and 16 miles from the Virginia Beach boardwalk; Colonial Williamsburg is 50 miles away.

Spa, indoor pool

The Flowering Almond Spa offers a full range of treatments and one of the on-site restaurants features an extensive wine list. Founders Inn and Spa also offers an indoor pool and an outdoor pool with a 25-foot waterslide.

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Founders Inn and Spa guestrooms are decorated in southern Colonial style and feature complimentary wireless Internet access and TVs with cable channels. Additional amenities include compact refrigerators and daily housekeeping.


General

The Founders Inn and Spa, with Colonial-style architecture and English gardens, is situated 8 miles from downtown Norfolk and 16 miles from the Virginia Beach boardwalk. The hotel offers an airport shuttle and an area shuttle (surcharges).

The Flowering Almond Spa offers a variety of spa treatments. A nearby spa tub overlooks the lake. Fitness facilities include an outdoor pool with waterslide. Two tennis courts are available.

Business facilities include a 24-hour business center, conference center, exhibit space, 10 meeting rooms, and a technology support staff for the 25,000 square feet of meeting space. High-speed Internet access is complimentary throughout hotel. Other hotel amenities include ATM/banking, tour assistance, wedding services, and a garden.

Swan Terrace Restaurant, with dining indoors or on the lakeside terrace, features fresh seafood, a variety of American regional dishes, and an extensive wine list. The Hunt Room, with a pool table and two 36-inch plasma TVs, is another dining option.

Valet and self parking are complimentary.

  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Room service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Banquet facilities
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Tennis on site
  • Bar/lounge
  • Business services
  • Concierge services
  • Multiple large conference rooms
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator/lift
  • Event catering
  • Express check-out
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Full-service health spa
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Health club
  • ATM/banking
  • Multiple small meeting rooms
  • Total number of rooms - 240
  • Free parking
  • Valet parking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Meeting facilities size (meters) - 2323
  • Self parking
  • Spa tub
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Beauty services
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Exhibit space
  • Technology support staff
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Waterslide
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Massage - spa treatment room(s)
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Picnic area
  • Pool table
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Conference center
  • Outdoor tennis courts 2
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Number of meeting/conference rooms - 10
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting facilities size (feet) - 25000
  • Security guard
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoke-free property (fines apply)
  • Spa services on site
  • Swimming pool - outdoor seasonal
  • Tour assistance
  • Wedding services
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi, Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi, Free wired high-speed Internet


Parking

Free parking, Self parking, Valet parking


Room Amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Premium TV channels
  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Climate control
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Premium bedding
  • Complimentary weekday newspaper
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Refrigerator
  • Extra towels/bedding
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • In-room safe
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cable TV service
  • HDTV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Down comforter
  • Individually furnished
  • Individually decorated
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • LCD TV
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Dining

Swan Terrace Restaurant - Fine dining. Fresh seafood, American regional dishes. Extensive wine list. Open for breakfast and lunch daily. Dinner Tuesdays through Saturdays. Also serves Sunday brunch.

The Hunt Room - Casual dining with a bar. Pool table and plasma TVs. Pub fare. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

The Muffin Pan (Seasonal) - Coffee shop. Freshly baked muffins. Open daily, early morning till early afternoon.

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Recreation

The Flowering Almond Spa at The Founders Inn offers a wide range of rejuvenation, relaxation, and beauty treatments. A fitness center provides cardio machines, free weights, and elliptical equipment.

The resort has an indoor pool, heated to 78-degrees, and an outdoor pool with a 25-foot waterslide and interactive fountains. An outdoor spa tub provides views of the lake.

Additional on-site recreational opportunities include: volleyball, tennis, and a lakeside jogging trail.

The Tournament Players Club of Virginia Beach, eight miles away, is one of the premier public golf facilities in the region. Guest services at The Founders Inn and Spa can assist you in arranging tee times.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Racquetball/squash nearby
  • Swimming on site
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Spa

The Flowering Almond Spa offers a variety of treatments, including: Swedish, deep tissue, and sacred stone massages. A variety of facials are available, as are manicure and pedicure treatments. (Surcharges apply for all services.) When guests receive any spa treatment, they have full access to the gym and indoor pool for the entire day of the scheduled service.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Guests under 13 are not allowed in the spa.

  • Minimum age to access spa is 13
  • Number of treatment rooms 5
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Hot springs/mineral springs in spa
  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • In-room accessibility


Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM


Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: MasterCard, Visa


Pets

Pets allowed


General

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Fees
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Additional Details

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


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