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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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Ranked #5 of 7 hotels in Olympia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wenatchee, Washington
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed in four people just one night in a double queen room. it was clean and pretty spacious, but unfortunately the wifi didn't work so well in the room. very central location, free parking, best price found

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Seattle, Washington
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've read a lot of the reviews on this hotel and they are mixed, mainly due to circumstance beyond your control like partiers or babies next door, or booking problems from 3rd party sites. But we decided to take a chance and try it out as it seemed to be recently remodeled. Here's what you have to keep in mind...It... More

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Aloha, Oregon
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this hotel for my wife through Priceline. She was very satisfied with the Hotel. Our problems began after her stay. My credit card was billed an additional $49.86 by the hotel in addition to the prepaid Priceline cost. I called the hotel. They said they would check it out and call me back. They didn't call back. I... More

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Sechelt, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely visit in Oly. This hotel is older but updates have been happening and the room is clean and comfortable. Our king bed was super comfy. Would stay at this place again. Loved the view and the location can't be beat. Reception was very helpful and pleasant. Thanks for a great stay. :)

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Fairwood, Washington, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We had a lovely king room. The linens were exceptionally nice. Great value and friendly service. It has a central location. Parking lot is a bit small but adequate. Complimentary hot breakfast was a nice change from cold cereal and danish. Loved the cranberry juice. The only down side was a distressed baby in the room next door. I wish... More

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Ryan K, General Manager at Governor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest: We are excited to hear that you've had a comfortable stay with us. Thank you for the positive feedback. We apologize for the room assignment issue. More

Kennewick, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

The good: hotel staff was friendly and professional. Beds were comfortable, linens and toiletries better than most. Breakfast room was clean and tidy. Love the location. The bad: The exit only fire escape was chained shut. Four different staff members told me I wasn't the first person to be trapped inside. Lower parking card room reader wasn't working. Sign said... More

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Ryan K, General Manager at Governor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest: Thank you for your feedback. We take all of our guests' feedback seriously. We apologize for the issues you've had during your stay. We've since had Fire Department come out and do a thorough inspection of the safety issues and we've made the necessary corrections to ensure a safe environment for our guests. We will continue to work... More

Oregon
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104 reviews 104 reviews
40 hotel reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Evidently this hotel has undergone an ownership change. It's encouraging to see some effort being put into updating the most important feature in any hotel: the rooms. I recently stayed 3 nights at the Governor and had no major complaints. My minimal dealings with hotel staff were all pleasant. My 6th floor room had been recently refurbished, was spacious and... More

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Ryan K, General Manager at Governor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you very much for your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We appreciate your feedback regarding HVAC, mattress and the exterior. We will continue to improve our offerings based on your feedback. Thank you. More

Kennewick, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We visit Olympia once every month or two and have stayed in several of the motels. The hotel is being remodeled and they are only renting out the finished rooms. Great view, maybe the best in all of Olympia. In a good location, new beds, furniture, bathrooms and linens. A few imperfections that I am sure will eventually be remedied... More

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Ryan K, General Manager at Governor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear valued guest: Thank you for providing such a great feedback, the good AND the areas that we need to improve on! We hope to be the best choice available for lodging in Olympia area and your feedback will greatly help us get there! We thank you for staying with us and hope to see you more in the future!... More

Shelton, WA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

The staff is super friendly. The remodeled rooms are comfortable and clean. The bed was comfortable and they use quality sheets. I have absolutely no complaints whatsoever. And I will stay there again. It's nice to be within walking distance of all the bars and shopping.

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Ryan K, General Manager at Governor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We value your feedback. We hope to see you again soon! Thank you. More

Seattle, Washington, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

I regularly go to Lacey to help my mom with the house, yard and shopping. I often stay in Olympia so I don't have to drive back and to/from Seattle. Most times I stay at the Governor Hotel due to it's location and price. I must say that the most recent trip was quite a surprise The remodel is really... More

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Ryan K, General Manager at Governor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that you've enjoyed the remodel that we have worked hard on! We hope to see you again soon! Thank you More

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Additional Information about Governor Hotel

Also Known As:
Governor Hotel Olympia
Address: 621 South Capitol Way, Olympia, WA 98501 (Formerly Ramada Inn Governor House)
Location: United States > Washington > Olympia
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 7 hotels in Olympia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Governor Hotel 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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