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Governor Prence Inn

66 Route 6A, Orleans, MA 02653 (Formerly The Governor Prence Motor Inn)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very reasonable rates, fresh items in the continental breakfast offerings, professional staff, and an excellent cleaning staff! Our particular room was clean and large with a lovely view of the woods behind the inn. Beds were clean and comfortable. However, to view TV the room arrangement was difficult with the 2 full size beds not directly in front of the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 3 nights with my 2 young children. Great location to the National Seashore and local beaches. Pool is huge my kids loved starting and ending the day there. Rooms are clean but dated but we would definitely stay again good value compared to other places.

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David R, General Manager at Governor Prence Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Jessica M. for taking the time-- and making the effort-- to write your accurate and concise summary of your recent stay here with us. I'm very glad that you and your family enjoyed our large pool and clean rooms. We're always working hard to improve & update our facility- and to make upgrades to our property. Ultimately, at... More 

Finnentrop, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited Cape Cod for two days, especially Provincetown. But we did not want to pay the exceeding prices of a Provincetown motel. That's why we have decided to stay in that around 30 minutes drive away governor prence inn. Of course, the rooms are a little "old-fashioned", but everything was clean, comfortable and absolutely satisfying. In addition to... More 

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Meriden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just spent 4 nights here with my 4 daughters and would definitely stay here again. Rooms were clean and beds were quiet and comfortable. Air conditioning worked great and curtains were think enough to keep the bright sun out in the early morning hours. Pool was clean and the perfect size. Breakfast was nothing special but enough keep the kids... More 

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David R, General Manager at Governor Prence Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Kyle M. for your well written and accurate summary of your recent visit here with us. We're glad that you enjoyed our large,clean pool and our clean and comfortable rooms. As you accurately reported the WiFi access is an issue with most lodging facilities here on Cape Cod. One of the underlying causes-- which consumers may not be... More 

Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for a wedding that was in town. First room had no AC, they fixed it while we went out to eat. The staff is very friendly and spent a good 20 minutes detailing everything we should in the area which including giving us maps and circling them all and giving us extra tips for seeing hidden bodies of... More 

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David R, General Manager at Governor Prence Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Craig R. for taking the time to write a nice, concise and accurate summary of your recent experience staying here with us. We're pleased that you gave us high marks for value, location & service--these are some of the many reasons why we have been here for 40+ years under the same family ownership and management. All of us... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We arrived on a 90 degree day, and our room was extremely hot. There was a small window unit that we had running on high the whole time but the room never cooled down, so sleeping that first night was not pleasant. Also, we had a nice private deck with a sliding screen door, but the screen door was off... More 

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David R, General Manager at Governor Prence Inn, responded to this review

We're certainly sorry that Ali K did not enjoy their stay here. I'm always puzzled when a guest who stays several nights chooses not to mention that they are unhappy & displeased --when they are still here-- and something could and would be done to correct the situation. If we had known about these issues before they were mentioned here... More 

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The staff at the Govenor Prence hcouldn't have been more helpful and professional. The room was bigger than expected, that was plus! This hotel is nothing fancy but it definitely lives up to its name and professionalism. There are some minor details that I would change like updating the TV to a flat screen and maybe getting queen beds. The... More 

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David R, General Manager at Governor Prence Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Scott M. for taking the time and making the effort to let us all know about your recent stay here with us. We appreciate your compliments regarding our friendly and helpful front desk staff. Our people are always willing to go the extra mile-- to try to make our guest's time here enjoyable. Unfortunately-- it would be difficult for... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Governor Prence Inn is a typical old Cape motel. Its location is excellent and is within walking distance to some restaurants and activities. Our room was in the pool section and had a view out over the pool.

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David R, General Manager at Governor Prence Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Annie L. for giving us your feedback regarding your stay here. We're glad to enjoyed our great location and that you gave our sleep quality and cleanliness 5 stars. It seems to be a recurring theme-- that some travelers wish that there were newer, branded motels here. Unfortunately the economics of our seasonal economy-- make this impractical-- without drastically... More 

Saugerties, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is a average hotel in a great location. You can walk to almost everything in Orleans from this hotel. That being said the hotel is straight out of the 70's. The air-conditioning in the room was very slow working and not very cold. The bathroom window was right on the main sidewalk so anytime someone was in bathroom they... More 

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David R, General Manager at Governor Prence Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate that Mary B. took the time to give us here feedback regarding her stay here. We're glad that she enjoyed our great central location--close to everything which the town of Orleans has to offer visitors. We are always working on improving our rooms and property to enhance our guest's experience-- This is a constant challenge with an admittedly... More 

Orleans, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I booked this room because a friend had already booked it. At the last minute I had to take my cat with me because no one could watch him. I was delighted to find out that they were pet friendly. They gave me a room in the back of the motel, and of course charge me more for the pet.... More 

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David R, General Manager at Governor Prence Inn, responded to this review

Although we appreciate that Rob G. took the time to voice his opinion regarding his recent stay here with us--I'm not sure what he expected us to do for him --that we didn't do-- He complemented our staff for being very responsive--and we did do our best to accommodate his request to change rooms. It is unfortunate that we weren't... More 

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