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Blue Marlin Inn & Suites

2.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Okay for a weekend. Could be cleaner. Beds are very firm. . Not.comfortable. Staff was pleasant.

Ashtray is one word to describe our room. In town for wrestling completion. Stayed in 3 different hotels, this one was nasty. Extremely outdated, smelly, felt like sleeping in an ashtray. Cancelled second night. Warning as many people as we can on our group. Now you. Be aware, it shows 3.3 rate from guests (that’s how I based my reservations). I don’t know who wrote those, but the description is a far cry from what we experienced.

Bathroom fixtures were updated, but needed maintenance. Beds a bit firm. View of some of the beach! Enjoyable!

Stay was economical and enjoyable. Location was excellent. The only issues were the door getting locked from the inside and having to get the keys reset a couple of times.

Great location, beds were uncomfortable, fridge did not work, and dirty :(

Despite the negative reviews, it was really NOT that bad. Will stay again here in the future. Room was reasonably clean and spacious. No major complaints.

Staff matter of fact. I was not greeted when I entered the lobby. I spoke first. Huge COCKROACHES in room. Only a couple but if you see two that means more are somewhere. Parking lot was empty and I asked if I could have ocean view room and was told no. I am guessing there are 50 rooms here and there were 3 cars in the parking lot. These guys don't understand customer service at all. If you have empty rooms and can upgrade someone to give them a better view why wouldn't you? Wifi works sometimes. I do not recommend and will not stay again.

This hotel wasn't bad for the price we paid (off season). It is not right on the beach, it is one street over. Still, not a bad location. The room was ok, nothing fancy. It was clean, which was most important. Each room does have a microwave and mini fridge. They do have an outdoor pool but it was to cool to go in when we were there. It is pretty much in the middle of the boardwalk so there's a lot of stuff in walking distance. If you're looking for something basic, clean and inexpensive I would recommend this hotel.

stayed here 5 times ,not fancy ,staff always good ,room clean ,good location, will stay here again

Hotel was more than we expected it to be for the price, Great room service and the staff was Friendly and very helpful. Great location, felt like home away from home. Highly recommend this hotel to anyone.

The staff is friendly , close to the beach . Best bang for your buck!

Good price rite by the water we dont spend a lot of time in the room were allways enjoying the water and town so fancy room dont matter this one was priced rite and great local would recamend for anyone who dont spend thier whole time in the room. Staff semi friendly the free coffee was baaad but 7-11 rite behind motel

The Hotel was very nice.I would have like to check in before 4 o'clock. I think that is a little late to be checking in to a hotel, half your day is gone.Other then that the stay was very nice.

The rooms are small, but fairly clean. Air conditioning worked great, all lights worked, nice shower/tub, hairdryer that doubles as a nightlight, too. Modern locks are very cool and super easy to use. Much better than cards that you must swipe for access. Everything in the room was in good working condition. Cute bedspreads with a pelican print added to the beach vibe. Check in and check out was very simple. We got a 4th floor floor, which is ideal so you can see the ocean. If you are lower down you probably can not see it. The hotel location is ideal, because there are many restaurants right beside it (Harpoon Larry's, CP Shucker's, California Doe Boy's, Dough Joe's) and a 24 hour Walgreen's is one block away or less. Also, this hotel is located on the section of the beach exactly where the nightly entertainment and fireworks occur. This also happens to be where one of the few public bathrooms is located. For the price you definitely can't go wrong. The cons: beds were awful and so were the pillows, the AC worked great, but I had to have it off all night as it blew the curtain across me the whole time, even with the fan on low. The fridge has no freezer and the rooms are very small.

I did not stay in a hotel there room is dirty the front desk people It is rude , rooms I want my money back

Close to the beach, clean room, and friendly staff.

The hotel was very nice and clean. Great location and price. 1/2 block from the beach and right next to great restaurants and shopping. Can see the ocean from the 3rd and above level. Great deck on each level as well with tables and chairs. Easy check in! The staff was very friendly. I will definitely stay here again.

Made us wait an extra hour to check in, but other than that, it was awesome and VERY close to the beach as well as many delicious restaurants... Eat at Tautogs you won't regret it.

It was terrible housekeeper,they was cleaning our room & stole my husband sunglasses & the manager couldn't do anything

This was the 3rd time my family and i stay in this hotel. Wallgreens ans 7/11 are on each corner and the beach is just 2 minutes away walking. We just used the room for sleeping and it is exelent for that

Room options

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Kitchenette

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Ocean View

Full 2 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Blue Marlin Inn & Suites

Everyone (3) Couples (23) Business (2) Family (50) Friends (11) Other (8)
3

affordable but not luxurious

Everyone

Okay for a weekend. Could be cleaner. Beds are very firm. . Not.comfortable. Staff was pleasant.

By , from ohio on May 9, 2017

1

ashtray

Everyone

Ashtray is one word to describe our room. In town for wrestling completion. Stayed in 3 different hotels, this one was nasty. Extremely outdated, smelly, felt like sleeping in an ashtray. Cancelled second night. Warning as many people as we can on our group. Now you. Be aware, it shows 3.3 rate from guests (that’s how I based my reservations). I don’t know who wrote those, but the description is a far cry from what we experienced.

By , from Northern Virginia on Mar 27, 2017

3

great off season rate!

Everyone

Bathroom fixtures were updated, but needed maintenance. Beds a bit firm. View of some of the beach! Enjoyable!

By , from Lynchburg, VA on Oct 7, 2016

2

review

Families

Stay was economical and enjoyable. Location was excellent. The only issues were the door getting locked from the inside and having to get the keys reset a couple of times.

By on Dec 16, 2015

3

bm

Families

Great location, beds were uncomfortable, fridge did not work, and dirty :(

By on Nov 26, 2015

4

best value for the price

Couples

Despite the negative reviews, it was really NOT that bad. Will stay again here in the future. Room was reasonably clean and spacious. No major complaints.

By on Nov 20, 2015

2

cockroaches

Couples

Staff matter of fact. I was not greeted when I entered the lobby. I spoke first. Huge COCKROACHES in room. Only a couple but if you see two that means more are somewhere. Parking lot was empty and I asked if I could have ocean view room and was told no. I am guessing there are 50 rooms here and there were 3 cars in the parking lot. These guys don't understand customer service at all. If you have empty rooms and can upgrade someone to give them a better view why wouldn't you? Wifi works sometimes. I do not recommend and will not stay again.

By on Nov 1, 2015

3

virginia beach trip

Couples

This hotel wasn't bad for the price we paid (off season). It is not right on the beach, it is one street over. Still, not a bad location. The room was ok, nothing fancy. It was clean, which was most important. Each room does have a microwave and mini fridge. They do have an outdoor pool but it was to cool to go in when we were there. It is pretty much in the middle of the boardwalk so there's a lot of stuff in walking distance. If you're looking for something basic, clean and inexpensive I would recommend this hotel.

By on Oct 27, 2015

5

dude

GetawayWithFriends

stayed here 5 times ,not fancy ,staff always good ,room clean ,good location, will stay here again

By on Oct 15, 2015

5

great vacation!

Couples

Hotel was more than we expected it to be for the price, Great room service and the staff was Friendly and very helpful. Great location, felt like home away from home. Highly recommend this hotel to anyone.

By on Sep 24, 2015