Book your room at Founders Inn and Spa
Standard Room, 2 Queen BedsMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)
Standard Room, 1 Queen BedMax Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)
Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, FireplaceMax Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)
Colonial-style Virginia Beach resort near Norfolk
With a stay at Founders Inn and Spa in Virginia Beach, you'll be in the historical district and close to Chesapeake Conference Center and Greenbrier Mall.
This spa resort is within the vicinity of Sentara Leigh Hospital and Gallery of Military Circle.
Make yourself at home in one of the 240 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries.
Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including outdoor tennis courts, a health club, and an outdoor pool. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands. Guests can catch a ride on the shuttle (surcharge), which operates within 5 mi.
Grab a bite to eat at one of the resort's dining establishments, which include 2 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily for a fee.
Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and express check-out. Planning an event in Virginia Beach? This resort has 25000 square feet (2323 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center, conference space, and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge at scheduled times, and free self parking is available onsite.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
At your hotel
At your hotel
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 and massages. 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, 18 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)
- 24-hour front desk
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Number of floors - 3
- Tennis on site
- Concierge services
- Conference space
- Express check-out
- Fireplace in lobby
- Full-service spa
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Health club
- Meeting rooms
- Total number of rooms - 240
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Conference space size (meters) - 2323
- Number of restaurants - 2
- Free self parking
- Spa tub
- Indoor pool
- Outdoor pool
- Coffee shop or café
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Designated smoking areas
- Beach/pool umbrellas
- Billiards or pool table
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Picnic area
- Number of meeting rooms - 18
- Conference center
- Outdoor tennis courts 2
- Snack bar/deli
- Area shuttle (surcharge)
- 24-hour business center
- Conference space size (feet) - 25000
- Spa services on site
- Outdoor seasonal pool
- Wedding services
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
Park your car
Free self parking
In your room
- Daily housekeeping
- Premium TV channels
- Air conditioning
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Climate control
- Coffee/tea maker
- Premium bedding
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Soundproofed rooms
- Free local calls
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- Microwave (on request)
- Shower/tub combination
- Private bathroom
- Designer toiletries
- Complimentary toiletries
- In-room safe
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cable TV service
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Down comforter
- Individually furnished
- Individually decorated
- Pillowtop mattress
- LCD TV
Eat and drink
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.
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
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.
- Hot stone massage
- Deep tissue massage
- Swedish massage
- Prenatal massage
- Sports massage
- 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
- Spa tub in spa
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
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
The fine print for Founders Inn and Spa
When you arrive
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
When you leave
Check-out time is 11 AM
How you can pay
You need to know
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.
- Pet fee: USD 25.00 per room, per stay
We should mention
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. Reservations are required for spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.