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Governor House Inn

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6650 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, VA 22042 (Formerly Quality Inn Governor)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for eight days to visit our nation's capitol. Even though this motel is in the process of upgrading the facilities, they continue to provide clean comfortable rooms. More importantly Inn Keeper Dave, Manager Gabriella and all of the staff were cheerful and more than willing to make our stay enjoyable, including tips on sightseeing... More 

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Woodland, California
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From information prior to traveling through checkout, the staff at the Governor's Inn was amazing! We came from California, so were completely unfamiliar with the area and the Metro. One of their staff talked me through getting from Dulles Intl. to the Inn via the amazing DC Metro system a few days prior our trip, which boosted our confidence greatly.... More 

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Albany, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed there with my three kids for three nights. The room was clean and the beds were nice and comfortable. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The breakfast was good. It included coffee, juice, eggs, bacon, cereal, toast, muffins, apples, yogurt, and a Belgian waffle maker. It is easy to take the metro into the city and the... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I researched trip advisor and other sites for about an hour before choosing to stay at Governor House in for our DC trip during April 2015. This hotel has great value for the price we paid. We were greeted at check in very warmly and to my surprise a cookie was waiting for me. The room had what we needed.... More 

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Windber, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Governor House Inn is a superior hotel for the business traveler looking for the most bang for the buck during an extended stay. Gabriella, the business manager, and her staff are extremely attentive. They treat all their guests with the same level of interest, ensuring from check in to check out that their stay goes well. I recently spent four... More 

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Dave the manager is a kind and generous sort, and his ethos of unstinting customer service is instilled in the staff, and in the adjacent Bentley's Diner which is jointly owned. I'm English and sworn to secrecy about the kind lengths Dave and his staff went to in order to help me enjoy some Anglicized cuisine. I can't say more... More 

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

Mark, Thank you for the extremely Kind comments and for taking the time to give us a review- especially for other folks considering us from abroad! It is great to have you with us every year and we truly feel like your family when your here. Thank you! Dave More 

McLean, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We spent our anniversary in the inn's suite. It was beyond spacious - the square footage of an apartment with all the classic services of a hotel. Great location and the staff are just wonderful! We were greeted every time we entered the lobby and we didn't need to wait for anything. We had breakfast at Bentley's (restaurant next door... More 

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

Liz R, Thank you for such a nice and kind Review! We sincerely appreciate your allowing us to host your anniversary and look forward to seeing you again! Again thank you, as a little independent these reviews are our lifeline. Happy New Years!!!!!!!!!!!! Dave & Team More 

North Miami Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

ive stayed here in the past with my boyfriend and the location is perfect. the hotels been around for more than 20 years, under renovation - you can tell that shes getting a new look. the staff is always helpful and the onsite restaurant is delicious and homely. if you're a five star kind of person- this is not the... More 

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

Nanado P Thank you for allowing us to host your visit and for such a nice review! Your words "if you're a five star kind of person- this is not the place for you, but if you're a person that can appreciate simplicity and service- THIS is the best place...not to mention the rate!!! " Really drilled what we are... More 

Los Angeles, CA
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I'm not sure how this faded old motel does so well on TripAdvisor. Travelers must have a very tolerant standard for what deserves a 4 or 5 rating. I disagree with the average. Quite simply, the room I stayed at in this motel was worn out and tired. It had mildew on the ceiling of the shower, rust on the... More 

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

Apologies for the experience and late response this one was a bit of a puzzle. We by far make it clear we're not the ritz...and feel confident for a 2 star property that we are one of the best values in the neighborhood. That is unless you got the room you did.............. Again my sincere apologies, we've put a lot... More 

San Carlos, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We stayed in this lovely quaint older style hotel back in July. The staff were super friendly and our room was perfect for staying 2 nights, visiting with family in the area and site seeing during the day. We found it to be fairly easy access to many different DC areas, and the price is way better than staying any... More 

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

Catlohr, We're glad you found us!!! We are really dependent on word of mouth and sites like this with not having some Corpity marketing team to assign folks numbers and spam them here for us........so when we see folks make it here from the other side of the country it's really great! The team really enjoys these reviews as were... More 

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