Virginia Beach, Virginia Hotels And Resorts
Aerial View of Virginia Beach
Aerial View of Virginia Beach
Sunset Over Virginia Beach
Getting Ready to Hit the Surf on Virginia Beach

Summer planning? Editors’ reviews of some great hotels for the whole family at Virginia Beach, one of America’s most popular yet affordable beach resorts.

Whether your family is looking for a simple motel with a standard bedroom, a fancy hotel that has housed Presidents, or a luxury resort with a family feel, Virginia Beach has it all. The oceanfront boardwalk has been cleaned up and the northern part of the strip is more alive, with new hotels and attractions opening up each year. For further information on lodging and what to do while in the Virginia Beach area contact the Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau at 800/VA-BEACH. For Family Travel Forum’s top picks for accommodations along the shore at Virginia Beach, read on.

Marjac Suites
2201 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757/425-0100; 800/368-3080
This all-suite hotel oceanfront property offers 60 newly-renovated two-room suites with balconies facing the water. Each suite features a bedroom with two double beds, a living room with a sleeper sofa, accommodating up to six people, and a kitchenette with a fridge, microwave cookware and dishes. The outdoor swimming pool is a favorite spot for families
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Best Western Oceanfront Virginia Beach
2809 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757/428-5370 ; 800/780-7234
This moderately-priced chain usually has a locally owned outpost in our favorite destinations, and Virginia Beach is no exception. This Best Western rents family efficiencies with refrigerators, complimentary wifi, 166 oceanfront rooms with balconies, 48 non-oceanfront rooms, without balconies, and an indoor and outdoor pool. Complimentary breakfast is included and there are interesting themed packages like the whale watching. The hotel also boasts an onsite ice cream parlor that the kids will love!
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Holiday Inn North Beach
3900 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757/428-1711; 800/HOLIDAY
The North Beach Holiday Inn has 238 rooms, and offers a pool complex with whirlpools, a Lazy River pool with waterfalls and rock formations, and an indoor pool in case of rain. Check out Splash Kamp, a supervised Kids Activity Center, where they can let their imagination run wild, as well as a 48-seat movie theater. Rooms have balconies, and poolside or oceanfront accommodation options are available.
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Virginia Beach Resort Hotel
2800 Shore Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757/481-9000; 800/468-2722
This hotel offers 295 bayview suites, overlooking a private beach. All units have refrigerators, microwaves, two cable TVs, and a balcony. Indoor/outdoor pool, sauna and whirlpool are available, as is a health club. Guests are encouraged to take advantage of the free bicycle rentals and the complimentary 1 1/2 hours use (per night at the hotel) of nearby Virginia Beach Tennis Club, featuring 30 outdoor courts, and 6 indoor courts.
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KOA Kampground, Virginia Beach Resort
1240 General Booth Boulevard
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757/428-1444.
You can leave the RV at home and rent one of KOA’s ‘kabins’ at this busy family stomping grounds about 2 miles from the seashore. There are bike rentals and bike trails so you can bike to the beach, scheduled family activities — horseshoe pits, marshmallow roasts, sing-alongs and movie showings keep everyone occupied when they’re not building sand castles. There’s a swimming pool and miniature golf (for a fee) that kids will enjoy as well.
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Ramada on the Beach
615 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
877/439-9958; 757/425-7800
Right near the Rudee Inlet, this hotel features renovated oceanfront guest rooms, with an ocean view and private balcony. Only some of the rooms have kitchenettes, so make sure to inquire at time of booking. The hotel is home to one of Virginia Beach’s award winning restaurants, Mahi Mah’s (757/437-8030), which overlooks the busy boardwalk. Mahi Mah’s serves fresh seafood and has a large sushi bar. It has become a favorite eatery of locals and visitors alike. An added bonus: dinner is accompanied by live entertainment on the boardwalk.
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Cavalier Hotel [Editors Note: Closed for Renovations, Reopening in 2017]
4201 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757/425-8555; 800/446-8199
Dating from 1926, the elegant and iconic Cavalier has hosted 10 U.S. presidents and many celebrities, and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Facilities include 85 rooms and suites, a spa and three gourmet restaurants. Check their site for renovation details.
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Comfort Inn & Suites Oceanfront
2015 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757/425-8200; 877/424-6423
Centrally located on the boardwalk, this 83-room oceanfront hotel features free continental breakfast and wifi in all rooms. Guests can use the indoor heated pool and hot tub and kids will love the fact that certain rooms come equipped with video game consoles. Special family packages are available year round. All rooms at the Comfort Inn feature a private balcony and a separate living room area with pullout sofa bed.
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Ocean Beach Club
3401 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
800/245-1003; 757/213-0601
A stylish, luxury, oceanfront resort offering many amenities including four pools (two outdoor and two indoor including a kid’s pool and an adults only pool), a sandy beach, a kids game room and a Tiki Bar. The 17th floor fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment features an ocean view, and the 10th Floor Oceanaire sun deck and lounge provides great space for relaxing. Guests will enjoy the rooms which are quite spacious and feature sleeper sofas and private balconies.
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Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront
3001 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757/213-3000; 800/HILTONS
Opened in 2005, the Hilton may not be the newest hotel built on the shores of Virginia Beach, but it is certainly the one that spurred the development of other luxury hotels in town. With 289 guestrooms, an infinity pool on the roof, the only rooftop bar in Virginia Beach, Sky Bar, and a beach playground just for kids next to the Neptune Statue, this hotel is the largest on the boardwalk. And it also comes complete with 31 Ocean, a complex that is a vacationer’s dream: shopping, beachfront entertainment, a park and dining options, including Catch 31 (757/213-3472), a casual restaurant serving some of the best seafood that Virginia Beach has to offer. The wait is a little long, but if you get to dine outdoors, it could be well worth it.
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Photos Courtesy of Virginia Tourism Corporation

 

One Reply to “Virginia Beach, Virginia Hotels And Resorts”

  • Anonymous

    Just a note to let you know that the Holiday Inn SunSpree has been renamed and is now known as the Holiday Inn & Suites North Beach. See news article annoucement here . Just want to make sure there is no confusion when people click on their listing and arrive at the new site. The renovation was great and the hotel is still very family friendly. Keep it in mind if visiting Virginia Beach.

     

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    Hampton Roads Travel Guide


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