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Governor House Inn

2.5 of 5 6650 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, VA 22042 (Formerly Quality Inn Governor)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Homewood, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Friendly, helpful staff. Clean room. A pleasant, affordable stay. Folks at the front desk were eager to help us plan our visit to D.C. and, given the insanity of driving in the D.C. area, the shuttle to the Metro is a tremendous value. The crew serving breakfast was incredibly friendly and eager to please.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As everyone mentioned this is budget hotel but at the same time not some sleazy motel. Families, business and tourists can sure stay here. Pros: - For East Falls Church/Arlington area the price is reasonable for this type of hotel. - Rooms and bed are clean (though rooms are compact though) - You can sit outside your room and relax... More

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Kodak, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Governor House Inn was like visiting an old friend; rooms were clean, friendly personnel took care of everything. The breakfast they offered was mediocre but you can go across the street to an IHOP! The location was convenient. Transportation was offered to the trains. We would stay there again. The goal was to tour Washington D.C. and didn't need... More

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Livermore, California
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for one night. Prior to our stay I called the Inn several times asking questions about getting to DC. Each time staff was extremely helpful and and eager to assist. Originally our room was facing the highway. I requested a quiet room and was placed in the back where it was very quiet. The... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed a week while visiting Washington DC for a vacation. Over all,this is a very pleasant motel and if you decide to stay, you will not be disappointed. The staff is very friendly, from the manager, front desk staff, maids and the people working in the breakfast area. They all have a nice word for you and want to make... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stayed two nights at this hotel and found it to be quite comfortable even though it didn't have as many amenities as the newer hotels. The staff was very accommodating when we had special requests and went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable.

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Dave C, Inn Keeper at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

YSFranklin, Thank you very much for the review and taking the time to share your experience. We really appreciate the title "Comfortable and Friendly" as that sums up what we hope to provide. We are definitely not the newest fanciest branded corpity locale.... But the friendliest folks who really look forward to helping our guests enjoy their trip at a... More

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Don't let first impressions fool you! This is not one of those new roadside inns but the beds were comfortable, sheets were clean and the breakfast was very good. The rooms need a little updating but they get the job done... The rooms stayed dark with the curtain pulled long after the sun was up. Parking was no problem and... More

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Dave C, Inn Keeper at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

David, Thank you for staying with us, the kind comments and especially for taking the time to share your experience! Being a locally owned independent vs. a mega hotel corporation we have no wall street backed corporate headquarters selling us - just our friends and guests like you! Everyone taking the time to share and mention us is so greatly... More

New Haven, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We stayed one night in this nice motel while touring colleges recently. GHI is not a high rise luxury hotel, but a very pleasant roadside motel. The grounds were very well kept. We didn't get to enjoy the pool because of the weather but I noted that it was very neat and clean and all the chairs looked to be... More

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Dave C, Inn Keeper at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

Joanne, "GHI is not a high rise luxury hotel, but a very pleasant roadside motel." Thank you for such a spot on statement of our lil' Inn! As I state through out it's important to get that across - In a world of shiny new "Select" Serve fancy buildings that come with a high dollar tab we continue to provide... More

Staunton, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Governor House is no luxury hotel, but it's an excellent value. The least expensive place I've stayed in the DC area, it's got free parking and free wifi, and that right there is a bargain. The bed was comfortable, everything in the room worked, and there was a quick bite to eat in the morning, too. (Don't count on much... More

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Dave C, Inn Keeper at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to share. I always appreciate the reviews that stress that we are an older Inn from the 50's. These definitely help the guest in making a decision. But Breakfast should have been better than described and I've spoken with them on that. Thank you again for taking the time... More

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The room I had was quiet and on the back side of the hotel. However, the carpet covering the walkway outside the rooms was very worn and torn in many places. The room had no frig or safe that I read about in other reviews so if this is important to you double check if your room will have these.... More

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Dave C, Inn Keeper at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

kkalto, At first glance the title of the review was disappointing to see - BUT your review strikes me as very very accurate! Thank you for the suggestions regarding the ac instructions and mentioning to guests to insure which room they are reserving. With three different buildings we do have many different room types some with refrigerators, some with microfridges... More

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Address: 6650 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, VA 22042 (Formerly Quality Inn Governor)
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Location: United States > Virginia > Falls Church
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Governor House Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 121
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Also Known As:
Governor House Hotel Falls Church
Quality Inn Falls Church

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