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Governor Prence Inn

66 Route 6A, Orleans, MA 02653 (Formerly The Governor Prence Motor Inn)
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Ranked #5 of 8 Hotels in Orleans
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Orleans, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

+The staff at the office was really friendly and helpful to answer all our questions +There is a pool and nice garden +Location was very good: quiet but also next to a few restaurants +Parking next to the room +Every day about 8 clean towels + soap provided, even if you have the 'do not disturb' sign hanging on the... More 

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

Thanks leoniefr2015 for taking the time to give us your feedback regarding your stay here with us. We appreciate your positive comments regarding your rooms and our facilities. The staff, owners and I all appreciate your comments. We hope that you will choose to stay with us again, if you are ever in Orleans in the future! More 

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16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

First the pluses: location is right on the bike path (CCRT) and walking distance to several restaurants. The staff is welcoming and friendly. Room was clean. Minuses: the place is run down and shabby. We had a great deck but it was sorely in need of cleaning. The screen door to the deck was held together with tape and fell... More 

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

Thanks JW for taking the time and effort to tell us about your experience staying here with us. We're sorry that you weren't completely satisfied with your stay here. It is always our goal to make all our guest's stay here with us enjoyable--and I was pleased that they found that the rooms were clean and the staff were friendly--as... More 

Hamburg, New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 

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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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10 reviews 10 reviews
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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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