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The Governor Dinwiddie Hotel & Suites

3.0 of 5 506 Dinwiddie Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What ever you ask for they get it for you.the office staff is a great as a team. And I want to give an extra shout out to the hard working and beautiful Dee Dee you rock girl keep up the hard work. .....Chance

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

Dear Chance, Thank you for taking the time to fill out our online survey with such positive feedback! We are so proud to have DeDe on our team. The rest of my staff and I thank you for your kind words. We take pride in our hotel and the services we provide and we are so glad you're enjoying your... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were going to Portsmouth, Virginia for a wedding. We drove from Philadelphia, PA, so with stops it took 6.5 hours to get into town. Originally, we were booked at the Renaissance Marriott in Portsmouth. We had reserved our room in late June as part of the wedding group that was blocked out for wedding guests. I'll review this hotel... More 

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

Dear Vaso815, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of my entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. We understood your frustration, of having to deal with your cancelled reservation from a neighboring hotel. Although our hotel was not what you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the hotel last summer, on arrival was met at the desk with a clerk that had major attitude. I just smiled and checked in anyway. When taking the elevator to my room a housekeeper was already on the elevator and was clearly intoxicated. On the second night the air condition in my room stop working, I requested... More 

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

Denise T, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your stay at Gov Dinwiddie Hotel last July. Allow me to apologize on behalf of the hotel for the unpleasant stay mentioned in your survey. Although, the hotel has new management and staff , I am glad you felt compelled to share your experience with me.... More 

Cary, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I stayed at the for one night for a concert at the Ntelos Pavilion. The hotel was within walking distance which was convenient. There were bars and food right across the street. The hotel was clean but a bit dated. I would stay again for a show if I was in town

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

Dear Cayrocker, 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 

Nags Head, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We were just staying one night in Portsmouth for a concert at the Ntelos Pavilion. It was the perfect location and very reasonable. Several restaurants/bars within walking distance and the Pavilion was not far so we could also walk to that. The staff was very friendly and the room was clean. Will definitely stay again if we go back to... More 

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

Dear Bassplayer666, Thank you for the wonderful comments and choosing to stay with us while in town for the concert. We're thrilled to hear you had a great time!! My staff and I look forward to seeing you again in the furture. Just give us a call anytime and we'll be more than happy to make reservations for you. Warm... More 

Chestertown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I just wanted to review Dinwiddie, because we were pleasantly surprised having read a few negative reviews. We stayed two nights with our two medium/large dogs while we were in town for the Great chesapeake bay schooner race after-party downtown Portsmouth. The hotel is very-well located to the waterfront and olde town Portsmouth right on High Street corner. The front... More 

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

Dear Lauree-esque, 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 

Grimesland, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We spent the night at the Gov. Dinwiddy and while the neighborhood looked a bit sketchy, the stay was very nice. And it was one block from the German Beer Garden so no worries about that next beer. The historical area and the waterfront were short walks and well worth the time. It's on our list to repeat.

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

Dear Jeffrey, Thank you for taking the time out to tell us about your recent stay, We're glad to hear you enjoyed the Beer Garden! That's a local's favorite. We appreciate you putting the Gov. Dinwidddie on your list of places to return, We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Warm Regards, Staff and Management Gov. Dinwiddie Hotel More 

Toronto, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
45 hotel reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Either Portsmouth is a marginal town in all respects or something is going on with the other user reviews of this hotel. Who knows. Anyway, the hotel is old and the furniture is starting to show its age. The mattresses and spring boxes, for example, have not been replaced in a long time because they had that bouncy characteristic that... More 

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

Dear Born_Yesterday, Allow me to apologize on behalf of our hotel for failing to meet your expectations regarding the condition of the Dinwiddie. We are under new management and working very hard to restore the items that are not in the best condition. We will continue to upgrade our breakfast, as this is something new we're trying at the hotel... More 

Tulsa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

There had been an error in my reservation and the hotel could have charged me for the missed night and for the night I showed up! It was late when we arrived and they worked hard to find three rooms and accommodate us! Great value- close enough to the Norfolk airport too.

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

Dear Feliciastruth, 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 

Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Booked this hotel for a date night with my hubby. It was fine enough. Obviously outdated style wise but it was clean and convenient. Front desk was kind and helpful. We slept through breakfast so can't speak for that.

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

Dear Steph, 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 

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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*
Number of rooms: 60
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