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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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Hamburg, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

A great place to stay with a very large pool you can swim in for 50 feet. Away from the road, quiet. Accommodating staff. Great beds, pillows . Breakfast was varied and extensive with many choices and real fruit:a better breakfast than in many of the chain hotels. A week long stay just after Labor Day: for us... affordable....

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We called up the hotel late at night, desperate, and 30 min before arriving (last minute disaster elsewhere) and the attendant was terrific. This is a simple basic hotel which is just right. It is clean, in a PERFECT location-right by the bike track, with warm/helpful staff. The ample continental breakfast is in a sunny room and brings travelers together.... More 

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Norton, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My husband and I chose to stay here 2 nights (Saturday-Monday) because it was conveniently located right next to the Cape Cod Rail Trail (you can hop right on it from the back of the garden). Being that it was off season, we felt like we were the only hotel guests. At check-in, the concierges were pleasant and helpful with... More 

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

Thanks carolhughes for sharing your opinion of your recent stay here. We're sorry that you didn't feel that our accomodations met your expectations. Please know that we are continously working to make updates to our property--and have many more planned for our "off season" months ahead. I am not sure why you choose not to bring any deficiency which you... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Spent years visiting/living on Cape Cod, and the Governor Prence was always there (built approx. 1950). Centrally located on the Cape allows reasonable traveling distance to both the lower and upper Cape. The rooms are older, of course, and do not have the 'flash' of newer properties. However, the rooms are clean, the pool is huge, the staff is very... More 

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

Thanks "barcharts" for taking the time to express your opinion of your recent stay here. We appreciate your insightful and accurate comments-- We're glad to know that we met your expectations --and especially that you found us to be "clean, comfortable & reasonable" We hope that you will return here soon--and we look forward to welcoming you back again in... More 

Arlington, Massachusetts, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My family stayed here last weekend(Sept 5-7, 2014) for a family function. The accommodations were perfect. The staff when we checked in couldn't have been any nicer and friendlier. The rooms were small, but just perfect for the weekend. The one thing that I thought was nice, was that the beds were as comfortable as they were. They also have... More 

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

Thanks KathleenF for taking the time to write a review of your very nice stay here! We're so happy that you enjoyed the continental breakfast offerings, the comfortable beds and --especially our friendly staff. We hope that you will come back and visit us here again -- More 

Canton, CT
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We stayed here for two nights this september. While the room was very clean, it was very outdated and I'm pretty sure we were in a pet friendly room based on the pretty bad smell and the barking dogs that woke us up in the morning. We did not have pets. The grounds are nice, pool is nice, location good,... More 

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

Thanks CTKate72 for writing a review of your stay here. I'm glad to know that you found our rooms to be very clean-- It is unfortunate that we didn't meet your expectations for modernity-- although I know that many of our guests do appreciate the charm of an older,well kept property-- The reality of the economics of operating a seasonal... More 

Brooklyn, NY
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

We had our wedding guests stay at this motel. The staff made it easy for us. They knew our guests by name. The staff provided great resources in town for our guests. We would recommend a stay there for anyone.

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

Thanks BethSok for writing a great review of your stay here-- We always appreciate it when someone takes note of the excellent service which our staff provides--We always enjoy hosting groups here--especially weddings and other family events& celebrations-- We're glad that you would recomend our place for other travelers to Orleans--and we hope that you will return here-- to stay... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We stayed at the Governor Prence Inn for 2 nights to be close to Provincetown. Since we had 2 dogs with us they put us in their pet friendly building which was wood view. Excellent location, right on the Cape Cod bike trail where u can bike, walk and jog. Rooms have private deck overlooking the bike trail and if... More 

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

Thanks Angela T For taking the time and effort to write a review of your recent stay here. We appreciate hearing that our rooms are cleaned well-- and that our great central location was also a big plus. Please know that the owners, staff and I are always working on updating the property--and that we have many projects planned for... More 

Lenox, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Although the property could use some modernization, the staff was wonderful and the accommodations clean and airy. We enjoyed our stay very much. We were extremely happy that it was pet friendly. Our puggle enjoyed his visit!

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

Thanks Constance F for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay here. I'm very pleased that you experieced excellent customer service during your visit. Please know that the staff and I are always working to make improvements to our rooms and our facility. This week we added new wall mounted hair dryers to many of our... More 

Stuyvesant Falls, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We have stayed at this motel yearly for about ten years. We have always been happy with everything at this lovely place. The grounds are wonderful. The location is perfect. It is right next to the bike path! The pool is very large and private and always pristinely clean. The proprietors are SO helpful and positive and always cheerful. The... More 

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

Thanks travelcerfer for taking the time to write a very nice positive review of your latest visit here. We certainly appreciate it when a repeat guest compliments our staff on their great service. It puzzles me that despite our many recent positve reviews here- that our ranking is unchanged --and has actually dropped in the last few days-- This apparent... More 

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