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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012
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Atlanta, GA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012 via mobile

First for the good - the room was okay. Not great, but adequate. Air conditioning worked well, and wifi worked surprisingly well. Room wasn't huge, but definitely adequate. Bed was reasonably comfortable. For the price, it is a decent place to stay. Now for the bad. We had to briefly stop at the hotel on the way from a day... More

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Amherst, NH
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173 reviews 173 reviews
53 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

We are a 60's couple, driving south along the coast from NH down to maybe S. Carolina. We needed to 'meet up' with our friends who were sailing their boat north from S. Carolina. They were docked in Portsmouth, so we needed to find a place near where they were docked. This was an ideal spot. An in-town, older hotel,... More

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

Dear Sir, We appreciate your review! Imporvements have been made on internet access. And we are glad the rest of yur stay was good for you. Hope to see you again in the future. With regards, The Management and Staff Governor Dinwiddie Hotel More

Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Gov. Dinwiddie Hotel. The staff members we met (Denzel and Cindy) were extremely helpful and pleasant. Our room was spacious. The building is not just your run-of-the-mill hotel...it had a lot of character and made our vacation more memorable.

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

We weere glad to be a part of your successful vacation. All your kind worrds are appreciated as well as valued. Hope we can be a part of your next get away! The Management and Staff Governor Dinwiddie Hotel More

Lake Lure, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

This historic treasure is a true "Boutique Hotel". Iwas to stay 3 days for business & instead stayed another 2 for the pleasure. My room was so spacious w/ a complete kitchnette,seperate sitting area large super comfortable bed, even the bathroom had a seperate vanity area , with a large tub & sink area . Generally I can get cabin... More

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

What a Nice review! Thank you for the very nice review. We value the reviews of our Guests and strive to correct all problems when brought to our attention. Even though your stay was pleasant, we are always improvig where we can. The Management and Staff Governor Dinwddie Hotel More

Calgary
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2011

Charming hotel, decently renovated. But neither the air-conditioning nor the internet worked in our room. On a hot southern day, that's madness. And we had to wander around Old Towne to find an internet cafe with wireless. Two thumbs down.

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

We are sorry for your inconvience. While we cannot control equipment breakdown, you should have been offered a diferent room. The internet problem you reported is again not something we can cvontrol, but you should have been offered an alternative. There has been some changes made to better deal with these types of incidents. Hopefully you'll give us a chance... More

New York, NY
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2011

Very, very accommodating and polite staff. I was in a bit of a pickle and they really helped me out. Hospitality is still alive and well in this day and age! Love the pet-friendly policy, too. Thank you thank you thank you!!

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Washington, DC
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13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2011

My boyfriend and I just stayed here for the Labor Weekend. We knew we were saving a lot of money but not staying right in the immediate VA Beach area. The room was only $92 per night and only about 20 minutes away from the beach. The outside looks a bit run down and at first we were thinking, "Oh... More

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Norfolk, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2011

We always stay at the renaissance when we need a weekend getaway, but they were booked. This hotel came up and the reviews were favorable so we gave it a shot and were pleasantly surprised. The hotel was clean and has been updated and the hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. Our room (King efficiency) was very clean and... More

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Stafford, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

Room was clean-floor, bathroom etc.. One of the lights in the bathroom was missing a bulb and one of the lamps in the room was broken. We were on the 7th floor but heard noises from the streets below, mainly people in the pub or restaurants.. Hallway has old, musky smell.

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San Antonio, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2011

I liked this hotel. It is in an older part of the city, so it was a bit of a step back in time. But I liked it. The service was stellar. They helped with our bags, and watched to make sure we made it safely from the parking lot to our rooms. The rooms were spotlessly clean, and nicely... 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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