Virginia Beach Resort Hotel & Conference Center – Virginia Beach, VA

Disclosure: Our visit was provided in exchange for my honest review of the hotel.

A beach vacation simply isn’t a true beach vacation with out waterfront accommodations. During our stay at the gorgeous Virginia Beach we slept at the Virginia Beach Resort Hotel & Conference Center and loved its close proximity to everything beach related.R3HJQ4ze4JUdJVylmJ-NKcpkTGSUoHa8ku7XrC8DscwFeaturing 295 bayview suites with amazing views the hotel allows you  to get swept away by the spectacular sunrises and sunsets and spend every second possible near the beach!view-from-water-1Our two bedroom suite had plenty of room for the six of us with two double beds, a pull out couch and a king size bed. 12026678_10206748438223807_463386633_nSeparate bedroom and living areas allowed us all to spread out. I love the small kitchen area! It allowed us to be able to save some money and eat in a few times, it featured a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker and sink. I was able to fit plenty of snacks in the cabinets and the fridge was big enough for a gallon of milk, fruit, cheese and other various snacks.
Kitchen1However my favorite feature was waking up and looking out to this…12021811_10206748438263808_1875173719_nWith a few upgrades, I would give this room a very high rating but it needs those upgrades first. I haven’t watched a tube TV in years, but this room had three very small ones. I noticed after a bit of google searching all the TV’s have been removed from advertising pictures, so the resort already knows this is a problem, perhaps its an update coming soon. A large issue during our stay was keeping our room cool. Maintenance actually ended up with bringing us four box fans to keep the air circulating. There simply aren’t enough air vents in the two bedroom suites to keep them a proper temperature with the sun beating in the windows. The staff was very helpful to us, however having that many fans in our room was loud and dangerous to small fingers.Pool-DeckWhile at the hotel, you are literally just steps from the beach! Outside kids can build sand castles, adults can sunbathe and everyone can stroll along their wide, private beach. After a fun day in the sun, you can then enjoy a bike ride on one of their complimentary bicycles or visit the fully-equipped health club that features weight-training equipment, stationery bikes, treadmills, sauna, whirlpool, HydroSonic Infrasound Relaxation System, and a professional massage service.rfGnfjNx5qyGT7dLV-Oh3sRm-GCmQ2r1ZKoaUyfscUwAt night when it was too dark to visit the beach, we swap in the huge saltwater indoor/outdoor pool. The Jacuzzi was the perfect spot for us parents to relax. There was also a sauna, but it was a bit too hot for either of us to enjoy. I loved that all these amenities were open 24 hours a day.Jacuzzi-PoolIf your looking to see things besides the beach Colonial Williamsburg, Busch Gardens, and the Virginia Marine Science Museum are all just a short drive, we also did these five free activities with the kids. Virginia’s First Landing State Park is also located minutes away. It offers bike trails, hiking trails, camping, picnic area, boat ramps and many more recreational and education activities.5If you plan to visit the beach during your stay, make sure you check out Happy Winds Rental Shack. They are located right behind the hotel and offer umbrella, chair, cabana, boogie board, kayak rentals and more.

The positives way out weight the negatives at Virginia Beach Resort Hotel & Conference Center and I highly suggest booking a stay there if you’ll be in the area. With a few upgrades, that I’m thinking are coming soon, this hotel will be amazing! You can book a stay at the Virginia Beach Resort Hotel & Conference Center by visiting VirginiaBeachResort.com!

*Some images courtesy of Virginia Beach Resort Hotel & Conference Center.
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Real Mom Review's founder and main author, Skye Moyer is a 27 year old, stay at home mother of four beautiful children who is currently traveling all over the U.S. in her RV! She has been married to her best friend for almost 10 years and is happiest when surrounded by family & friends!

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  1. Looks like a nice place to stay, especially that indoor/outdoor pool. I wouldn’t be so happy, though, with having to run so many fans to keep the place cool.

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