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El Governor Motel

1701 West Highway 98, Mexico Beach, FL 32456
El Governor Motel

218 reviews from our community

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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location is fabulous! That's the best thing about this hotel. The rooms and property are in dire need of remodeling and for $180 a night for the beach front rooms there was a lot left to be desired. Save the few extra dollars if staying here and stay in one of the second floor rooms, they are literally the... More 

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Noblesville, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful little motel. Clean. Friendly. On the beach. Went with my brother who is handicapped. Non handicapped patrons whom were parking in the Handicapped Parking spaces were asked to move so my brother could park. Very accomidating. Would stay there again. Amazing pool that is accompanied by a tiki bar and an amazing patio to get those little ones out... More 

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All of the great reviews must have been by people that have an interest in the Hotel. I should've followed my gut and listen to the bad ratings. This will be my first and last time at the El Governor, I wanted to give them the benefit of the doubt, please don't do the same. As we entered room 325... More 

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Spanish Fort, Alabama
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had some business along the Forgotten Coast and decided to give the El Governor a try. Room was beach front which is always nice. The motel is older and the rooms are dated but they were very clean and had a refrigerator and microwave. Very good value

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Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and my husband stayed for one night earlier this week. Room needed some updating but it was clean. Staff seemed to be very friendly. We had a problem with the lighting in our room and within ten minutes of reporting it we had someone come to fix the problem. Would definitely stay again

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Tallahassee
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

You cannot beat the location. Motel is right on the beach and every room has an ocean view and a balcony. Rooms are comfortably large. Lots of families here. Slightly older crowd than Panama City Beach. Ask for a room away from tiki bar if you want late night quiet. No restaurant on site but several within walking distance. Negatives... More 

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Gray, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for three nights. The room the lady gave us since it was our anniversary had a great view (end room where you could see ocean out Front and side). My problem was our blanket on our bed had several big holes in it and when I told the lady when we checked out she... More 

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Hazelhurst, Wisconsin
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18 reviews 18 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 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
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 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
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

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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