Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean just off Highway 60, the Quality Inn and Suites Oceanfront is popular with road travellers who prefer a hotel with a free breakfast, easy highway access and on-site dining on the beach.
This hotel has 124 air-conditioned guest rooms, each offering one king or two double beds, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a microwave, a mini-fridge, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with a sitting area and sofabed are also available, as are non-smoking rooms and rooms with wheelchair accessibility.
The hotel also offers an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, direct beach access, a business centre, guest laundry, free parking and a free continental breakfast. On-site dining is offered at Chix Seafood Grill and Bar, which offers lunch and dinner daily. Pets are not permitted. Bicycles are available for rent on site. Poolside snacks are available seasonally.
Please note that the indoor pool and the parking lot are both located across the street from the hotel.
Rudee Inlet is about 10 minutes away on foot. Birdneck Shopping Center can be found about a 5-minute drive westward, while Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center is a 3-minute drive southwest. Princess Ann Sports Complex is roughly a 20-minute drive southwestward, and Norfolk International Airport (ORF) is a 26-minute drive northeast. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: June 11, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's breakfast, value, location and staff.
Many guests were pleased with the hotel's free breakfast, describing it as outstanding, complete and very good, with lots of hot and cold items and nice ocean views from the breakfast area. One lodger remarked that the breakfast, "included scrambled eggs, fried potatoes, and some sort of meat, in addition to cereals, danish, bagels, breads for toast, fruit, yogurt, juices, coffee, etc.".
The hotel's value was praised by numerous reviewers, who found the rates to be unbeatable, great, economical and inexpensive. One lodger stated that the quality of the hotel was better than expected for the price point.
Several lodgers enjoyed the hotel's location. They found it to be close to the beach, highway access, golf, shopping, restaurants and Rudee Inlet.
The hotel's staff were also praised by several guests, who characterized them as friendly, professional and efficient.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the rooms and the location of the indoor pool and parking.
While the majority of guests were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms, a few had complaints. They reported small rooms sizes, musty smells, uncomfortable beds and dated decor.
A few reviewers were disappointed with the location of the hotel's indoor pool and parking lot, which were across the street. These lodgers found this location to be inconvenient.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #40 out of 119 Virginia Beach hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 221 reviews.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.2 out of 5 with a 92% recommendation rate from 136 reviews.
Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.2 out of 5 from 123 reviews.
The author called the hotel on June 11, 2013 to verify some information.