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The Governor Dinwiddie Hotel & Suites

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506 Dinwiddie Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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White Stone, Virginia, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

when I first walked up to the hotel and enter the lobby it looks like something out of Casablanca even though I had made a reservation when I approached the front desk to get my room only to find out they did not have anymore rooms.then the front desk clerk said they had suite available and that she would give... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I had the pleasure of staying at this hotel here recently and truly enjoyed my stay. The hotel was clean, had adequate parking and very friendly hotel staff. One staff member in particular named Nita was very pleasant to deal with. She worked the front desk and made sure all of my questions and concerns were met in a timely... More 

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Dinwiddie_Hotel_506, General Manager at The Governor Dinwiddie Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Shannon D, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your survey responses will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The Governor Dinwiddie is a throwback to a what had to be a finer, nobler time. It is in short walking distance to some of the oldest, most interesting architecture from back in history. The hotel itself is right on High Street, in the middle of a run of great bars and restaurants, but it stands out from the modern... More 

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Dinwiddie_Hotel_506, General Manager at The Governor Dinwiddie Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Dear BilliesMan, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your survey responses will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide... More 

Bronx, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I've stayed at this hotel one three separate occasions since Valentine's day. Each time I was helped by a polite and courteous clerk by the name of Nita Y. She made my stay great by suggesting great eateries for my wife and I and just smiling and being genuine. I have since recommend the dinwiddle to several friends and family.... More 

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Dinwiddie_Hotel_506, General Manager at The Governor Dinwiddie Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Bluedagod, Thank you for taking the time to fill out our online survey with such positive feedback! I have shared your comments with my staff, and they join me in thanking you for your kind words. We take pride in our hotel and the services we provide and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We are looking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Absolutely loved the historic hotel. The location is great everything is within walking distance. The employees were ok could have been better. Except for Mary at the front desk. She was awesome! Always smiling and in a good mood made you feel welcomed. Very polite and would always ask about the stay and if there was anything you needed.the only... More 

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Horseheads, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I love the age of this hotel. Its very interesting to see the architecture in it. The hotel is clean and the staff is courteous. I had a lovely stay. The one thing that really got me was the lack of a newer TV system. I travel regularly for work and as such I travel with my gaming device. Unfortunately... More 

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Dinwiddie_Hotel_506, General Manager at The Governor Dinwiddie Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Michael M, Thank you for taking the time to fill out our online survey with such positive feedback! I have shared your comments with my staff, and they join me in thanking you for your kind words. We take pride in our hotel and the services we provide and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We are... More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Upon arriving at the Governor Dinwiddie Hotel I was unsure if the area was safe or not. My stay was actually pleasant. They had Starbucks coffee, and cocoa which was great with the weather being bad. The staff was wonderful. They went out of their way to make us feel at home. The t.v needed upgrading but my room was... More 

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Dinwiddie_Hotel_506, General Manager at The Governor Dinwiddie Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Lessley, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your survey will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide... More 

Tampa, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This is my hotel of choice when in the Portsmouth area. It just gives you that Downtown/City vibe. My room is always clean. Front desk staff always polite and helpful. Just an ALL around Great Hotel to stay at when in the area.

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Dinwiddie_Hotel_506, General Manager at The Governor Dinwiddie Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Charade, Thank you for taking the time to fill out our online survey with such positive feedback! We take pride in our hotel and the services we provide and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. It was such a pleasure meeting you and your family. We thank you for bring that Tampa Sunshine with you!! We are... More 

Chincoteague Island, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I came in late one night... no reservation....but wanted to see the room first. Nikki at the Front Desk greeted me right away...and let me see the room first. It was very cute and comfortable.I decided to stay and Nikki was very helpfull as I'm from out of town and did not know the area. As I'm in the Cusromer... More 

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Dinwiddie_Hotel_506, General Manager at The Governor Dinwiddie Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Dear John Neal F, Thank you for taking the time to fill out our online survey with such positive feedback! We're pleased to have Nikki as part of our team. We take pride in our hotel and the services we provide and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We wish your wife a speedy recovery! Thank you again... More 

Elizabeth City, North Carolina
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Here's a list of the pros and cons based on my stay there. Positive: - They will sometimes make food for guests. When I stayed, they made chili. - The room was large and really nice. Plus, it smelled great. - Staff very nice Negative: - When I arrived, no one was there to check me in. Also, no one... More 

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Dinwiddie_Hotel_506, General Manager at The Governor Dinwiddie Hotel & Suites, responded to this review

Dear LR, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at Gov Dinwiddie Hotel Old Towne, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member. Allow me to apologize on behalf of our hotel for failing to meet your expectations regarding not being greeted by a staff member upon arrival, and any other issue you had on... More 

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