The Dolphin Inn

The Dolphin Inn


1705 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA, United States

MediocreBased on 1,372 reviews


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About The Dolphin Inn

Boasting an indoor pool, The Dolphin Inn Virginia Beach is situated in Virginia Beach and offers comfortable accommodation. It also provides complimentary Wi-Fi.

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Good to Know

To Downtown0.5 mi
Nearest airportNorfolk
Distance to airport12.9 mi


Check-in time4:00 PM
Check-out time11:00 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+1 757 491 1420

Amenities at The Dolphin Inn

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Raised toilet
  • Beachfront
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Elevator
  • Laundry facilities
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Microwave
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa
  • Alarm clock
  • Key card access
  • Sofa bed
  • No smoking
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Lowered sink
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carpeted
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Free parking
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Pool
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • 24hr front desk
  • Kitchenette
  • Private parking


  • Beach access
  • Bicycle rental


  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • 24-hour security

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Reviews for The Dolphin Inn

PoorBased on 1,372 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Location was nice and friendly staff! (in 132 reviews)
  • Perfect ocean view & spacious. (in 118 reviews)
  • The room was spacious. (in 78 reviews)
Cons -
  • I was disgusted with the room! (in 166 reviews)
  • The worst hotel I have ever been at! (in 93 reviews)
  • Rooms are very dirty. (in 70 reviews)

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Where is The Dolphin Inn

Most Popular Landmarks

Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum0.4 mi
Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art0.7 mi
Neptune Statue0.9 mi
Croatan Beach1.6 mi
Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center1.8 mi
Back Bay Wildlife Refuge11.3 mi

Getting Around

Virginia Beach0.1 mi
Virginia Beach Circle D Food Market1.0 mi
Virginia Beach Virginia Beach Blvd10.8 mi
Virginia Beach Wesleyan Commons Shopping Ctr - 5461 Wesleyan Dr10.9 mi
Virginia Beach N. Military Hwy.13.1 mi
Virginia Beach Lynnhaven Mall5.7 mi

FAQs when booking at The Dolphin Inn

Is pricing at The Dolphin Inn comparable to 2 star hotels in Virginia Beach?

Hotels in Virginia Beach that are rated 2 stars generally cost $92/night, but on average, The Dolphin Inn is available for 22% less than the average rate in the area. You can usually enjoy a stay at The Dolphin Inn for $72/night. This is a great deal for HotelsCombined users planning to visit Virginia Beach.

How close is The Dolphin Inn to the nearest airport, Norfolk Airport?

With no traffic, the 12.9 mi drive between The Dolphin Inn and Norfolk Airport (the nearest airport) will generally only take about 0h 25m. If you’re staying in a metropolitan area, you may see your drive time increase due to busy roads.

What is the best way for guests to get from Norfolk Airport to The Dolphin Inn?

For the most freedom while visiting Virginia Beach, consider renting a car for about $35/day and parking it at The Dolphin Inn where they offer parking spaces to hotel guests. Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for The Dolphin Inn guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Virginia Beach.

Is there a pool at The Dolphin Inn?

Yes. HotelsCombined users traveling to Virginia Beach often look for hotels with a pool available. Most hotels have pool hours, so be sure to ask the front desk at The Dolphin Inn for pool rules and guidelines.

How close is The Dolphin Inn from the Virginia Beach city center?

The center of Alanton, Virginia Beach, is just 3.7 mi away from the front doors of The Dolphin Inn. You can find many fellow tourists at places such as Cape Henry Memorial, which you can get to from The Dolphin Inn using any means of transportation.

What is the The Dolphin Inn phone number?

The best way to contact The Dolphin Inn is by calling +1 757 491 1420.

Does The Dolphin Inn have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, The Dolphin Inn has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at The Dolphin Inn?

11:00 AM. If you require a later check-out we advise discussing it with the front desk as soon as you’re able to. Check-in time is 4:00 PM.

How much does it cost to stay at The Dolphin Inn, Virginia Beach?

The Dolphin Inn room prices depend on your dates, room type and availability. The average price found recently is $72/night, with the best deals starting from $45/night. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

Does The Dolphin Inn have a laundry service?

There’s a laundry service at The Dolphin Inn that can be used by guests. No need to pack a travel iron either, as the accommodation can provide one.

How far is The Dolphin Inn from Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center?

The Dolphin Inn is a good place to stay to see Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center. It’s 2 mi away.

Is The Dolphin Inn close to Neptune Statue?

The Dolphin Inn is a good choice to stay at if you want to visit Neptune Statue, which is 1 mi away.