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Governor's Inn - Colonial Williamsburg

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506 North Henry Street, PO Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here 2 summers ago and had a great time. It's great quality for a good value. We requested 2 adjoining rooms for our entire family and they made sure we got it. We had a great time and enjoyed the free shuttle service to Busch Gardens, Water Country USA, and Colonial Williamsburg. The rooms were decent and clean.... More 

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Ruckersville, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This hotel was as nice as could be expected for the price. I was looking for something affordable, and I found it. The beds were comfortable, the room was clean, the staff were friendly and helpful. I do wish there was a microwave in our room, but there was one in the main building so that's fine. The hotel is... More 

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Beachwood, Ohio
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58 reviews 58 reviews
10 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Affordable place to stay within walking distance to Colonial Williamsburg. Employees personable. Rooms nicely appointed and comfortable. Breakfast room has good selections. On busy mornings, an additional breakfast area is available one flight up.

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Manteo, North Carolina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A good value for the money. The breakfast area is excellent!!! It is very clean, beautifully decorated, welcoming, and the many choices of food are delicious! It is within walking distance to Colonial Williamsburg and Merchant's Square.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We traveled to Colonial Williamsburg for Virginia Fashion Week with plans to return home that evening. The show ran late and we needed a place to stay that was close to the William & Mary campus. I had seen this motel coming in to town and didn't think very highly of it at the time. A friend was staying there... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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119 reviews 119 reviews
9 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

The location of the hotel was great and very convenient. However if you are looking for any kind of luxury you will not find this here. The rooms are outward facing which was a little discerning for me.

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Bromyard, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
30 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Whilst this not as expensive as most. It is a lovely place and very handy to walk into historical Williamsburg. The staff are friendly and helpful. Rooms are clean and maintained. The breakfast is a good basic start to the day. Park your car and leave it. You are that close to the centre. Happy to stay here again.

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Washington, DC
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It was convenient to Colonial Williamsburg and Busch Gardens. Clean enough, but dated. TV didn't work. Staff was nice. We checked in too early and they were nice enough to look up when the park closed so we could be back to get our keys.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I would not recommend this hotel to anyone. While it is an official Colonial Williamsburg hotel and near CW that's the end of the benefits. The rooms are dark and ours had a dampness that the air conditioning just couldn't overcome. We had one lamp that didn't work, our TV didn't work and the tub didn't drain well. There are... More 

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woodlands76, General Manager at Governor's Inn - Colonial Williamsburg, responded to this review

Dear Judge101, Thank you for sharing with us your experience at The Governor’s Inn. I want to also thank you for helping us to support the educational mission of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. It is our goal to provide the highest level of quality and service to our guests in every aspect of our hotels and restaurants. Please accept my... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We stayed 2 nights at the Governor's Inn. The room was clean. The continental breakfast was more than I expected for "continental". We were able to walk to Colonial Williamsburg in about 10 minutes but if you wanted a shuttle it was only a 5 minute drive away...and parking for the shuttle at the visitors center is free. The front... More 

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