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New Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Our room was spotless and cool at a 4PM arrival. The staff were friendly, helpful, and accommodating. Of course the location is a major plus next to Assateague Island. Refuge Inn continues to be our first choice for a relaxing vacation (our tenth) at Chincoteague, VA.

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Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the five star review! We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

West Chester, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Rooms are very well finished, and you get a patio and deck chairs if you want to lounge outside. The complimentary breakfast is excellent. The park is right over the bridge and there is a bike rental shop next door if you don't want to drive around.

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Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! All of us here at the Inn are glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope you'll return soon. More 

Delaware
2 reviews
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Reviewed 16 June 2015

Our family of 5 stayed last minute on Th-Fri for a 30% off rate. It was a cozy, well kept room with an updated bathroom that was clean. Our fridge cooled down right away (after being plugged in). The pool was amazing--part shade, part sun & all fun. Kids loved it, as did the adults, who agreed it was the... More 

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2 Thank Kristin G
Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! We are glad your crew enjoyed your time on Chincoteague, and we look forward to seeing you again soon. PS-- The suites book quickly, especially over holiday weekends and during the summer months, so be sure to reserve as soon as you know your dates! More 

Swansboro, North Carolina
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Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

On our trip from CT to NC we usually stop in Pokomoke or Exmore. This time we treated ourselves to a stay at the Refuge Inn Hotel. What a treat for us! Check in staff was awesome,suggesting restaurants for dinner as well as offering to make reservations. Rooms are spotless, pool and Jacuzzi were immaculate and more than refreshing. We... More 

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Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review! We are glad you enjoyed your stopover in Chincoteague and we hope to see you again next year. More 

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Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful hotel with luxurious rooms, no detail is overlooked. Cozy rooms, and warm atmosphere. It's very clean and well maintained. Highly recommended. The managers are very helpful and gave us a list of things to do in the area.

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1 Thank Carolina M
Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We really appreciate it. All of us here at the Refuge are glad you enjoyed your time on Chincoteague-- we hope to see you again soon! More 

McLean, VA
2 reviews
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Reviewed 5 June 2015

We having been coming the The Refuge since 1977. This week, we made a return trip after may years of absence. We remembered it as the best place on Chincoteague Island, and we were really surprised how much it has improved since out last visit. The many guest amenities that have been added put it in the ranks of a... More 

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Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing this lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your return trip to Chincoteague and we hope to see you again soon. More 

williamsburg,virginia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 June 2015

We stayed at one of the houses in upper Chincoteague, not at the Refuge Inn. We have elementary-age children and this house is perfect for them. It had plenty of outdoor space for running around and exploring the Channel which is only a few inches deep during low tide and maybe up to a foot or so during high tide.... More 

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Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review! We share an owner with the Baywatch House and I have passed your comments along. We hope you'll return soon! More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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146 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2015

This was our first trip to Chincoteague and really enjoyed it. The Refuge Inn was quiet and relaxing. Kathy was friendly and answered all our questions. Our room was clean and nicely furnished. Unfortunately, our air conditioner froze and banged all night, but no worries. The next day, we called the front desk and they promised us a handyman as... More 

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Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review! We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Sewell, New Jersey, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 May 2015

My husband & I just spent three days visiting the Chincoteaque Refuge and surrounding areas and stayed at the Refuge Inn. Couldn't have asked for a more relaxing stay - the room was bright and clean, bedding was so comfortable - and the staff was so friendly and made us both feel very welcome. Bike Rental right next door -... More 

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Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review! We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 29 May 2015

Great location for accessing Assateague. Rooms were immaculate and comfortable. We rented bikes from the depot next door and road around the island all weekend. It's an easy bike ride into the main area of town. Make sure you eat at Pico Taqueria!

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1 Thank Molly S
Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your time here on Chincoteague and hope to see you again soon! (PS--When you return, you may want to request an upstairs room on the pine side, in the first section-- they're the quietest!) More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Exceed your expectations in this family owned inn where no detail is overlooked. The Refuge Inn is located within walking distance of the wildlife refuge and minutes from our beautiful undeveloped beach. Amenities include Continental Breakfast, Wireless Internet, Indoor/Outdoor Heated Pool, Hot Tub, Fitness Room, Bicycle & Beach Gear Rentals, Conference Room and Gift Shop. A Treasure of a place, Family Owned and Proudly Operated. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Refuge Inn

Address: 7058 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336 (Formerly Refuge Motor Inn)
Region: United States > Virginia > Chincoteague Island
Price Range: $140 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Refuge Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 72
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Also Known As:
Refuge Hotel Chincoteague Island
Refuge Chincoteague Island
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“I love the rooms facing the pine trees”
 of 5 bubbles GardenGnome2, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the first floor at the parking lot may contend with car noise and/or headlights.”
 of 5 bubbles gregorydicesare, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor has less noise, pool side is quieter. First floor parking lot side best to avoid stairs and easy access to room.”
 of 5 bubbles rgnjflars, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the second floor and insist on night stands!”
 of 5 bubbles 17j29, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor, pony side is our preference.”
 of 5 bubbles kitty487, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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