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Governor Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   621 South Capitol Way, Olympia, WA 98501 (Formerly Ramada Inn Governor House)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Eugene, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Once again, I ignored all the petty reviews on here and went to the Governor anyway, and I'm glad we did. It's right on the main drag (Capitol Way), has a nice lobby and friendly manager. The room was a good size, clean and efficient, with tv, fridge, microwave, etc., all the amenities you would expect. I can only assume... More

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British Columbia
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130 reviews 130 reviews
23 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The owners are trying, but the property just never gets over the hump to be fully refreshed. Tried to open the sliding window/door. It slid out of the track and almost fell onto the ground below. Not sure if there are many other alternatives in Downtown Olympia.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came to town for a family wedding with our three kiddos in tow. This was the "official" wedding hotel so I didn't think to look at reviews. Big mistake. All sorts or problems...#1 they appear to only have one crib and even though I reserved a crib when I booked there wasn't one available and now we are forced to... More

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Edmonds, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I are on a limited budget, so we didn't have a lot of choices, and after reading the other reviews I was apprehensive about booking at the Governor. But when we arrived, we were upgraded to a King Deluxe room (as opposed to a regular King room, not sure what the difference was), and the room was... More

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Vancouver, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Governor Hotel, woww. when we book that hotel for one night stay., I thought it would be a great place since it is so near to the State Capitol....The side entrances were terrible, the main entrance needed to be swept---The lobby was ok------The receptionist at the desk was doing his job, but nothing more----- The elevators sound like something in... More

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aberdeen, washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice staff, good hotel for the price but wow air conditioning need to be way stronger, it's about 85 degrees in this room! Nice view of the water and parking lot well lit up! I want to say again staff a++++ they went out of the way to help us out!

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Cheney, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place used to be a dump, but apparently new owners have started making renovations. Keep at it. Air conditioning didn't work four of five days I stayed there. It was 85 degrees outside and the AC was blowing 78 degree air, when the fan wasn't overwhelmed. Tried to change rooms but they said there were none similar to the... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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83 reviews 83 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They are trying to turn this place around but it's not there yet. They were in the process of making renovations. You could smell the paint. They said their Gym was closed for remodeling and offered to pay for guests to go to a gym down the street. The parking situation is horrible. There is a hotel parking gargae but... More

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Washington State
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

When booking our room via phone I asked for a confirmation number and was told by a female (NAME WITHHELD ) I would get one in our e-mail soon. No confirmation by the next day when I called to book a 2nd night and this time I talked to a gentleman who said he would send it now for confirmations... More

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Olympia, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

we stayed at this hotel over lakefair weekend and upon making my reservation I requested a crib, was quoted Hundred and $149 for the night with no AARP discounts available, and that if we got in early we could check in if our room was ready. when we arrived, our room was NOT ready, and we had to wait 2... More

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Address: 621 South Capitol Way, Olympia, WA 98501 (Formerly Ramada Inn Governor House)
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Location: United States > Washington > Olympia
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Governor Hotel 2.5*
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Situated in the heart of beautiful downtown Olympia and central to over 60 restaurants and specialty shops, we offer 115 spacious guest rooms with panoramic views of the city, Sylvestor Park or Capitol Lake. The hotel is six blocks north of the State Capitol and six blocks south of the Olympia Farmers Market. Complimentary wireless internet Complimentary parking for hotel guests, Meeting and banquet facilities for up to 160 guests Walking distance to State Capitol Campus and government offices AAA Approved Lodging. New Grand King rooms include: 46-inch flat screen TV, L'Occitane en provence bath products, plush bath robes, pillow top king sleep system, views of Capitol Lake, Puget Sound, Olympic Mountains and the State Capitol. ... more   less 
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