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El Governor Motel

1701 West Highway 98, Mexico Beach, FL 32456
El Governor Motel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hazelhurst, Wisconsin
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice hotel, right on the water. Good rates. Only spent one night whole waiting for condo rental to he ready. Clean. No reliable wi fi and beds a bit small otherwise good price nice hotel. All rooms face ocean , have a deck and full kitchenettes

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Nashville, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel has a great location and is not a bad place to stay. There where some issues to make note off. The room was in need of a good cleaning. There was hair left in the tub and the microwave was very dirty inside and under it. The TV was covered in dust. The beds where comfortable. The wifi... More 

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United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights in April at the El Governor Motel. It was spring break and my wife and I wanted to go to the beach. We definitely wanted to avoid the gridlock in Panama City. Mexico Beach fit the bill! Although the motel was full, it never seemed crowded. This is an older motel so don’t go expecting a... More 

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Kentucky
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This must be how Florida vacations were 40 years ago! We loved it! The motel and rooms are not fancy, but they are clean, spacious, all have balconies overlooking the beach. Our room had a full size fridge, stove and microwave. The beds were comfortable and the location could not have been any better. The staff was very friendly and... More 

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Mexico Beach, Florida, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a pretty honest post from a close friend (my son) I was treated very rudely and refused service at the bar. I am a local and I have never ever been so humiliated in my life. It's like all has to be in their favor to gain any respect. My sons post was honest and accurate. But I will... More 

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Macon, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right on the beach. Clean and comfortable. Has small balcony for sitting out listening to the waves and watching the white sand roll out. The price was very affordable for this time of year. There is an outdoor swimming pool and restaurant on site but we did not eat there so I can not offer an opinion. I am looking... More 

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Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was wonderful to wake up to the sound of the ocean and seagulls. There were also sounds of jets during the day as there is an Air Force base nearby. This was not an issue for us. My husband and I wanted a quiet place away from spring break crowds, and this was it. The beach was wonderful. We... More 

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Crested Butte, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My husband and I have been camping in the very beautiful state of Florida for 5 months this winter. After making a reservation for 1 week and arriving here we decided to stay another week. We were charged the weekly rate , then we're told the week is 6 nights! Then I asked to cancel and was told "yes". Went... More 

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Dawson, Georgia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
13 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

El Governor is a tradition in our family. We love the balcony, and the smaller crowds. Mexico Beach is growing, but El Governor is has stayed the same. Winter rates can't be beat!! Room is spacious, frig., microwave, coffee maker. During the winter months, if you want to enjoy the balcony, ask for a room not on the end (they... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This is an older motel but very clean. Has full size frig, stove & microwave of course coffee maker. All rooms face the beach and this hotel is just feet Away from it. I would listen to the waves coming ashore as I wrnt to sleep. I also got winter rates which were a great deal.

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