"We had a room with a balcony overlooking the beach. GREAT view. The room was OK-small bathroom, though. I'd prefer to have a little more room in the b ... " More

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Hotel Description

At Oceanfront Inn you'll be within a short 5-minute stroll of Neptune Statue and Neptune's Park. Highlights at this beachfront hotel include a restaurant, an indoor swimming pool, and a bar/lounge.

Flat-screen TVs with cable channels are featured in all 147 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, balconies, and coffee/tea makers. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and room service. Hair dryers, phones, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

The restaurant, Neptunes Restaurant, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, concierge services, and a 24-hour front desk. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is available. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Attractions within a 10-minute drive of this Virginia Beach hotel include Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center and Ocean Breeze Waterpark.

Oceanfront Inn ratings based on 15 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.9 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0
3 out of 5

Good location.

Pros: The view of the beach.
Cons: See above. I really don't expect them to enlarge the bathrooms, though!
Location: We were there for a graduation. We didn't really do much in terms of local entertainment, etc. It seemed like there was a lot to do, though.
We had a room with a balcony overlooking the beach. GREAT view. The room was OK-small bathroom, though. I'd prefer to have a little more room in the bathroom and a little less room in the sleeping area. Otherwise, it was a pretty good experience. The hotel staff was great.

Posted by , from St. Louis, MO on May 28, 2017

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5 out of 5

Comfortable stay, even better help

Pros: Great staff... very helpfull... wanted to help
Cons: Microwaves! Rooms need microwaves.
Very comfortable room with a great balcony to the beach! Only complaints were a too small fridge and lack of a microwave. Really should have a microwave. Other than that, GREAT staff! Any time you passed 1 they asked if you need anything. I also need to add a thumbs up to the hotel and Travelocity, who we booked through. A tropical storm hit a day before our vacation was over. We decided it would be better to just head home than be stuck in a hotel all day with pouring rain outside. We left a day early. I expected nothing. The front desk clerk told me, "You went through a 3rd party to book here. Make sure you contact them." I thought maybe they would give a discount on our next vacation. Called Travelocity when we got home. They called the hotel to make sure we checked out and immediately refunded a full day! No early check out fee... no attempt to get us to use them next time by giving us credit... just gave us the full day, including tax, back! Nothing but good things to say about Travelocity and Oceanfront Inn! P.S. Microvaves.... they need microwaves! lol

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016

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5 out of 5

Fun at Virginia Beach

Pros: The friendlness of the staff and the housekeeping staff. The building you can tell is an older building....but very clean and well maintained.
Cons: elevators were very slow and it wasn't because of people coming and going and when you have young children readiy to go to the beach.....
Location: As i said above loved the location. Right in the middle....and sooooo many things to do and go, or if you just want to sit and watch the world go by.
Was very pleased with the Hotel. The hotel staff was very friendly and helpful in many ways. Loved being in the middle of the board walk....loved the fire work show that we watched from our balcony. If we ever go back to Virginia Beach I would consider staying there again. I would give this place at least 4 stars. thank you. shirley Riser

Posted by , from Columbus, Ohio on Jul 24, 2016

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3 out of 5

Great location

Check in was Bad. Was passed between four separate employees. Took over 15 minutes to check in on a prepaid voucher. Stayed last year and staff was nice. That is why we returned. Staff upset had to service room and did not vacumn room. Safety issues, giving out room keys without asking for ID to person who came to front desk.

Posted by , from PA on Sep 10, 2015

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5 out of 5

I was a bit skeptical at first, but...

Pros: I loved the Balcony, the bathroom and the air conditioning was very nice, the beds were fluffy and comfy, and it smelled so clean
Cons: drawers cleaned out, menu book and remote sanitized (it had food or something on it and greasy)
Location: Lots of gift shops, restaurants everywhere even in the hotel lobby, ocean front and boardwalk access, bus pass station outside, heated swimming pool
When my boyfriend and I got there it smelled nice, was clean except for some items left in a drawer from previous guests, the view was breathtaking and beautiful. I thought the hotel also looked a little low online for viewing the ocean, but it was just right on the top floor, I was really pleased that we had gotten to chose what floor we wanted at the time of check in. The hotel staff was excellent, always said hello and asked if we were having a good time or needed anything, I had one man we got into the elevator with who worked there as a housekeeper and talked to us like we were friends, even said he hopes we have a great time,come back again, and that he is happy we chose Oceanfront Inn. The hotel looked a little old style, but it was awesome at the same time, I loved the balcony and the bed was so comfy, and the hotel wasn't expensive at all, we will be returning next year :)

Posted by , from High Point, NC on May 24, 2015

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3 out of 5

This hotel is a little run-down

Pros: Close restaurants, Free Internet
I stayed for a week in November. The staff was friendly and helpful. No laundry room. There was no room service on Friday. The customer service in the restaurant was outstanding. Too bad they were only open one day.

Posted by , from TN on Dec 5, 2012

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4 out of 5

Clean, quiet, friendly and very accomodating!

Pros: Quiet
We stayed just one night and were able to keep our car parked on the lot after check out and able to use the restroom to change which allowed us extra time on the beach before having to leave. It was so appreciated! We would certainly stay at the Oceanfront Inn again!

Posted by , from Dale City, VA on Sep 16, 2012

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4 out of 5

Very pleased.

No major complaints. I was very pleased, from the front desk staff to the cleanliness of the roomsIt was a comfortable stay..

Posted by , from Pennsylvania on Jul 26, 2012

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2 out of 5

the staff was awesome, but they didn't even have microwaves.

Pros: Close restaurants
Cons: no microwaves
The staff was awesome, but they didn't even have microwaves.

Posted by , from Broadway, VA, USA on May 17, 2012

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4 out of 5

Great Location with Oceanview

Pros: Close restaurants, oceanview
We really enjoyed our stay at this hotel. It was located on the boardwalk with oceanview balcony. My grandson said, it was a dream come true. We had front seats to a full moon reflecting on the ocean, our own dophin watch from the balcony and the sound of the ocean to put us to sleep. The hotel is an older but kept up for comfort. Resturant on location was great for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We will be making this one of our yearly getaways. Thanks.

Posted by , from Delmar, MD, USA on Apr 12, 2012

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. An indoor pool, gift shops/newsstands, and concierge services are also featured at Oceanfront Inn. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This Virginia Beach hotel is smoke free.

  • 147 guestrooms or units
  • 6 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Gift shop
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Indoor pool
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Norfolk, VA (ORF-Norfolk Intl.) (30.4 km / 18.9 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Oceanfront Inn offers 147 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Rooms open to balconies. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily.

Neptunes Restaurant - This beachfront restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 6 and USD 12 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 7.00 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Oceanfront
  • Oceanfront Inn
  • Oceanfront Inn Virginia Beach
  • Oceanfront Virginia Beach
  • Oceanfront Hotel Virginia Beach
  • The Oceanfront Hotel Virginia Beach

You should know

  • Children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.