This beachfront property is situated within a 1-minute drive of Interstate 64, also known as the Hampton Roads Beltway. Offering private beach access and an outdoor pool, this hotel is well suited for guests looking for on-site outdoor recreation.
Both smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a TV with pay-per-view movies, a microwave, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer and individual climate control. Accessible rooms and rooms with jetted tubs are available.
Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted.
A free continental breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 9 am. This hotel does not have an on-site restaurant.
Other on-site amenities include an outdoor pool, access to a private beach, guest laundry facilities, an ice machine and guest copy and fax service.
The Ocean View Fishing Pier is 2 minutes away by car, while the Hampton Coliseum is 15 minutes away by car. The Langley Air Force Base is about an 18-minute drive away, while the Virginia Zoological Park is about a 20-minute drive away. Nauticus, a maritime science museum that includes a shark-petting lagoon and tours of the Battleship Wisconsin, is about a 25-minute drive away, while Virginia Beach is 30 to 40 minutes away by car. Colonial Williamsburg is about a 40- to 50-minute drive away.
Norfolk International Airport (ORF) is 20 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on September 6, 2013: Free breakfast hours.
Among the reviews used for this analysis, guests were generally disappointed with their stay at this hotel. However, there were some positive points mentioned.
Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable, while several other guests described pleasant ocean views from their rooms. Several reviewers enjoyed the private beach access and a few guests agreed that the beach area was quiet and peaceful.
A couple of guests appreciated that a free breakfast was offered.
Several reviewers complimented the staff for their friendly service, while a couple of guests described their rooms as clean. However, other guests expressed concerns about their rooms and the customer service (see below for more details).
As mentioned above, guests seemed to be dissatisfied with their overall stay at this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this analysis.
Many guests said that the hotel interiors and exteriors appeared rundown, dated and in need of repairs. These guests specifically mentioned walls in need of fresh paint, dated bathroom fixtures, mouldy shower tiles, stained carpeting, peeling ceilings, broken door locks and in-room appliances not in working order.
A few reviewers said that their rooms did not meet their cleanliness expectations, while a couple of guests complained about smelling cigarette smoke in their non-smoking rooms.
While some guests praised the customer service, several reviewers found the staff unresponsive to their concerns and rude.
gave this hotel an average score of 2.9 out of 5, with 67% of 246 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #32 out of 42 hotels in Norfolk, with an average score of 2 out of 5, from 82 reviews.
The author called the hotel on September 6, 2013 to verify some information.