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Hanover, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here during the Chocolate festival and absolutely feel in love with this place. The room was beautifully decorated with "real" furniture. The bed & pillows were amazing. The staff was friendly and the breakfast was satisfying, can't imagine a better stay, would highly recommend it.

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Salisbury, Maryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every room is decorated beautifully. The staff is so friendly and helpful. We were so happy to have a nice hot breakfast in the a.m. I love this place and would recommend it to anyone. I really like the location. There are plenty of place nearby to eat. The ponies outside were so much fun to watch. Unfortunately the pool...

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

Hello! Thank you for the awesome review. The pool is currently drained for a new paint job, and will reopen before March. (We're on target for President's Day weekend.) We do this every few years to keep the pool in tip-top shape so that it's easy to keep clean and running well during the summer, when it gets a lot...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Refuge Inn is comfortable little motel perfect for a stay on the Eastern Shore. It is clean and decorated nicely. The staff are wonderful! We would stay again at this great little gem! The location is very near the wildlife refuge and other great attractions.

Thank Sherrall V
Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the good review! Glad you enjoyed your weekend away and we hope you'll visit us again sometime.

Lorton, Virginia
Reviewed 13 January 2017

A hotel make you fell like home. Very friendly stuff. Kids enjoy the beautiful indoor pool. We had good time in the hot tub. Their bike rental was very helpful to go to Chincoteague island lighthouse or any near by places. Very close to Assateague island.

Thank Soarin2016
Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome review! We hope to be your "home away from home" again sometime soon.

Reviewed 5 January 2017

Nice room with everything they said they had. It was New Years and I wanna go back when it's warmer and more stores are open. It's close to everything and easy to find. Everyone was friendly. I'll def stay here again

Thank Jp B
Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome review! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I would recommend June or October for your next trip-- rates are very affordable and nearly everything is open! Hope to see you again soon.

Stevensville, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 4 January 2017

For the past 4 years we have visited Chincoteague a couple times a year, and we always stay at refuge inn! My favorite visit is our winter getaway weekend. This year we went during the new year and our stay was nothing short of amazing, as usual. The heated indoor pool and hot tub made for a relaxing afternoon after...

Thank HeatherDY278
Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome review! We are so glad you've enjoyed our inn the past 4 years, and we hope to see you back for many more.

Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We have been visiting the Refuge INN since November, 1978.... If you want a quiet, friendly, very clean, accommodating place to relax, this is the place. We go nowhere else when we visit Chincoteague. This place has deep roots in the community and they take exceptional pride in providing the guest with exceptional experience.

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

Thank you for the awesome review!! We are glad you continue to enjoy our Inn after all these years and all the times you've stayed with us. All of us look forward to seeing you back again soon.

Swansboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This is probably our fourth visit to the Refuge Inn. We were planning to stay here on New year's Eve anyway, but when I saw a special rate being offered on Facebook for the weekend, I jumped on it! Staff is welcoming, rooms are spotless and nicely decorated. The pool and hot tub give us a chance to unwind after...

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

Thank you for the awesome review! As far as I know, Uber, Lyft, etc are unavailable in our area-- but Island Taxi has been great since they opened a couple of years ago! All of us here at the Refuge are so glad you enjoyed your return trip, and we look forward to seeing you back in July.

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Usually stay here once a year or so while visiting Chincoteague NWR. Rooms are clean and comfortable. The breakfast is good and staff friendly. Special deals throughout the year, just recently $69 special over the holidays. A good value. Close access to the refuge.

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

Thank you for the awesome review!! We always offer specials in the off-season through our website as incentive for folks to book directly with us and skip the booking engines--glad you were able to take advantage of that! All of us at the Refuge are glad you enjoyed your stay, and we hope to see you back again next year.

San Marcos, Texas
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Chose Refuge Inn based on Tripadvisor reviews and wasn't disappointed. Room décor very homey (love the wide crown molding and leather wing chairs). Very clean. Nice breakfast with wide selection of choices. Best part is looking out on the ponies which belong to the hotel I guess. We also got some great pictures of the sunset on the viewing platform...

Thank Joy P
Cynthia W, Manager at Refuge Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! Glad you enjoyed your off-season stay and we'd love to see you again sometime.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • 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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • 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: ₹ 6,307 - ₹ 13,755 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Refuge Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 72
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Refuge Chincoteague Island
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“We wished we had a room further down so as to not also see McDonalds. Ask for one furthest away from office looking toward the lighthouse.”
 of 5 bubbles 252joyp, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The sound side has a great view from the second floor. The back side faces the woods for quiet. You can't go wrong either way.”
 of 5 bubbles MikeS-York, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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