ACKCSC 2023 National Specialty


Venue, maps & Area Attractions

The historic Founders Inn & Spa is a Hilton Tapestry Collection property – sits on 26 beautifully landscaped acres and is only 8 miles from the Norfolk International Airport (ORF). It offers an airport shuttle ($12 one-way) from 7am-11pm daily. The hotel consists of three separate guest room buildings. This is a pet friendly hotel (scroll down for pet rules), although guests with pets will not be placed in the primary hotel  building. Rooms must be reserved by March 30th with a group code of  ACKCSC. We have contracted discounted rates from 4/29 thru 5/7 at the following:

Standard Queen Room$129 per night
Standard King Room$139 per night
Double Queen Room$149 per night

Rooms are currently full, but to be put on a waiting list (we ALWAYS have cancellations),  send a message to Kim through our contact page.reservations

All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card or by Organization. Hotel will not hold any reservation unless secured by one of the above methods. In the event a guest wishes to cancel a reservation, the deposit is refundable if notice is received before 30 days prior to the day of arrival and a cancellation number is obtained.

Founders Inn Pet Rules:

We love our Cavaliers, but we expect each of our attendees to follow the host hotel’s pet rules:

  • There is a $50 Pet Fee.
  • Up to six (6) dogs are allowed per room. (Unregistered dogs will be charged $250)
  • All Dogs must be crated when left unattended in the room, with plastic placed under the crates; the Club will provide plastic to place under the crates.
  • Housekeeping will not service the room if the dogs are loose in the room, and will report the room to Management.
  • Guests will be charged for any damage resulting to their rooms.
  • Bathing station with hot and cold water will be provided
  • Owners will clean up after their dogs and keep their dogs out of non-dog areas such as the pool area, etc.
  • Guests who refuse to abide by the pet rules will be asked to leave.

Every room features

  • Free WiFi
  • HDTV
  • Telephone
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Workstation
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Safe
  • Room service


Looking for directions to and from the hotel? Maps? Transportation options?
You may rent a car at the airport -or-
Founders Inn & Spa has an Airport Shuttle
Directions from Norfolk International Airport (ORF)

The hotel is located 8 miles from the Norfolk Int’l Airport.

  1. Exit the airport following signs for I-64 East to Norview Avenue
  2. Follow the signs to I-64 East (Chesapeake)
  3. Take exit #286 B Indian River Road East
  4. Turn right at the first traffic light

The Founders Inn and Spa
Tapestry Collection by Hilton

5641 Indian River Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23464, USA

Check In Time:4pm
Check Out: 11am

Area Attractions

Wondering what to do if you want to see some of the area? 

No matter the time of year, Virginia Beach is always cooking up ways to help you get more bang for your buck. There is always a wealth of activities that are easy on the budget – from exploring the parks and wildlife to lounging on the sun-drenched beaches. Check out our free and almost free adventures below!