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The Governor Dinwiddie Hotel & Suites

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   506 Dinwiddie Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704
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Ranked #2 of 6 hotels in Portsmouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014
Amy R Chesterfield, Virginia, United States
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chesterfield, Virginia, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I travelled to this establishment June 20-June 21st for a one night stay. We came to the area for the annual Cajun Food Festival and Bayou Boogaloo. There is currently a detour to get to the on site parking, but is easy enough to find. Check in is fast and easy and the woman at the front desk was very... More

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

Dear Amy R, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel, we greatly appreciate all comments, so we can share your experience with our staff, and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests.... More

Petersburg, Alaska
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123 reviews 123 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We arrived in Portsmouth June 5th after a 7 day relocation trip from Alaska and we were beat! Our apartment wasn't available until the next day, so we stayed here on our first night in Portsmouth. The hotel is right in the heart of Old Town and is within steps of a bunch of great restaurants, a movie theater and... More

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

Dear Chef John S, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Let me first welcome you to wonderful Olde Towne, we were so glad to be a part of that experience. It's refreshing to share positive feed back with my staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality... More

Las Vegas, Nevada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I entered the lobby thru the narrow steps via the parking lot since the street is closed due to construction and when you open the doors to the lobby its like night and day, very impressive, girl at front desk very pleasant and welcoming, room very nice, clean, comfortable, cold AC, working micro and fridge, lots of pillows, TV stand... More

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

Thank you Ben D 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

Savannah, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

I have been traveling to Portsmouth every other weekend over the last several months,and this hotel is by far my favorite!The staff has been beyond accommodating to me. They go above and beyond what is expected and are have been so wonderful. I love the entire atmosphere of the hotel. I like the fact it's historic in nature. It feels... More

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

Dear Ashley, 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 entire 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

Jonesborough, Tennessee, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
3 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I'll start with what we liked about the Dinwiddie. It's right in the middle of Old Town Portsmouth, near all of the restaurants and the Art and Cultural Center. We were there on the first weekend of the month, so it was right in the middle of the First Friday concert series action and on Saturday morning we were happy... More

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

Dear Katie H, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon!... More

Winston Salem, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The lobby is very nice. Reminds me of old elegant hotels we used to see in the movies. We were greeted by a very nice gentleman, Henry, at the front desk. He was so friendly we couldn't help smiling. He upgraded us to a suite, introduced us to the Choice program, gave us keys and we were registered. We went... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We were visiting a relative who was in the Navy Medical Center. This hotel is one of the closest that had decent reviews. There are several restaurants and the historic St. Paul's Catholic church within a block of the hotel. There are 28 Stained Glass windows that are a must see. The High Street Landing Waterfront is a few blocks... More

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Portsmouth, Virginia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

Sitting on the bed in my Dinwoodie Hotel Room ITCHING. I've put my long sleeve pants and shirt back on. I'm scared to lay down. The hotel either used really bad soap with little rinse or heaven forbid Bed Bugs!

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

We are extremly sorry to hear about your inconvience during your stay on Feb 28th. We can assure you that all our linen is washed carefully in commercial machines and dried with fabric softner. The comfort and satisfaction of our guest is extremely important to us and we do encourage you to try our hotel one more time at your... More

Spartanburg, South Carolina
Top Contributor
158 reviews 158 reviews
155 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

I typically stay in Choice Hotels brands and the other ones in Portsmouth were either full or too scary to stay in so I decided to take a chance on this historic hotel. Overall not a bad stay but totally different than what I'm used to. To get luggage into lobby you either have to carry it up a flight... More

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Winchester, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013 via mobile

While in Portsmouth VA my husband and I stayed here. The people were very nice and helpful with any questions we had. My husband and I travel a lot and this hotel was close to where we needed to be. It is an old historic hotel which we love staying in but this was a bit disappointing. The bed seemed... More

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

Dear Prazsinger, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an... More

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Address: 506 Dinwiddie Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704
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Location: United States > Virginia > Portsmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Governor Dinwiddie Hotel & Suites 3*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
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