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Governor Hotel

2.5 of 5 621 South Capitol Way, Olympia, WA 98501 (Formerly Ramada Inn Governor House)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Camano Island, Washington
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location of this hotel is great. It is close to everything that Olympia has to offer. However, there are many things wrong with the hotel rooms. My room had: a painted bathtub, a heater that did not work, a fridge that was warm, dirty carpets that turned my socks brown, and a gap in the entry door big enough... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasantly surprised with our stay here, we stayed on the 4th floor overlooking the lake and you could even see the capital building. They have an area of opportunity for cleanliness in the bathrooms but everything else was great. Ample onsite parking Breakfast with lots of options Great water pressure in the shower Appreciated having a fridge Can't best the... More 

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

We appreciate your review of our hotel! We are glad you enjoyed our breakfast, onsite parking, and location. We will be sure to pass the information about our bathrooms along to the appropriate team. More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfriendly front desk attendant. Room had a good view but the heat was inadequate and I frooze all night. Breakfast was minimal. Location is excellent. Right in downtown Olympia and a short walk to the capitol campus.

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

We are very sorry to hear that you did not have a great experience at our hotel, but we would like to thank you for constructive feedback. More 

Portland, Oregon
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked one night on short notice while driving through Olympia using Orbitz. With my rewards, I was able to book a room with a king bed for $60 for 2 adults. The hotel is in a great location, easy is to get to, and has ample parking. When we arrived, we were greeted by Nyola (I hope I spelled... More 

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

We’re happy to hear that you had an easy check in and that you overall enjoyed your rooms. We appreciate your feedback about the bathrooms, we will pass this along to the appropriate staff. Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent customer service very pleasing one of the best hotels I have stayed at clean quite comfortable stylish great view of capitol I give it a 5 and once again Aaron Hanson is awesome thank you governor hotel my stay was very pleasing and breakfast in the mornings very very good a large choice of great food big sitting area... More 

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Annisa M, General Manager at Governor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive feedback about our hotel and about Aaron. We’re so glad that your stay with us was pleasing. More 

Salem, Oregon
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142 reviews 142 reviews
19 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I travelled to Olympia to have an early Christmas celebration with my family and friends. Unfortunately while traveling I started having flu symptoms. I arrived at the hotel the hours before check-in, explained I was I'll and the young woman at the check-in counter moved me to a different room and asked me to go to sleep. The bed was... More 

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Annisa M, Manager at Governor Hotel, responded to this review

I’m so happy to hear that we were able to accommodate you during your stay, especially since you were feeling under the weather. We look forward to seeing you the next time you stay with us. More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The Governor is being remodeled into a lovely boutique hotel with updated rooms and lobby space. Soon there will be a new gym and I am sure more to come. The staff are extremely helpful and even went so far to get me fresh coffee and real milk at 3am. I had a room facing the inlet with sliding glass... More 

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

We are so happy to hear that you had a great stay at our hotel. and that our staff were helpful during your time with us. Thank you for recommending us. More 

Gresham, Oregon
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47 reviews 47 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This is not your located on I-5, built from a box, they all look alike hotel. This is a vintage hotel. As such, it does carry reminders of its history. If you can look beyond a few scuff marks, this is a delightful hotel. But, look fast. They are in the middle of a refresh/remodel, working on one floor at... More 

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Annisa M, General Manager at Governor Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Randy. Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel. I’m glad that you enjoyed the location and found the hotel to be a good deal. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you’re in Olympia. More 

Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I thought this was a charming old hotel. Our check in was fast. Aaron was very helpful recommending a place for us to watch football. Our room was nice and overlooked the lake. It was clean and nice. I am surprised by some of the negative reviews. I thought it was a decent place right downtown. I also though Olympia... More 

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Annisa M, General Manager at Governor Hotel, responded to this review

I really appreciate that you took the time to write a 5 star review of our hotel! I’m so glad that Aaron was helpful and that you enjoyed your room and the view of the lake. We look forward to seeing you next time you’re in Olympia. More 

London, United Kingdom
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127 reviews 127 reviews
60 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Smack in the middle of town, across from the civic park and town hall, this hotel is yes, dated in decor but not in amenities or charm. Clean, efficient and affordable, what's not to like and enjoy! Close to a good bar & grill, we hit it right for quiz night, parking out back....we were puzzled by such negative reviews.... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are happy that we could provide you with a great stay during your time in Olympia. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again on a return visit. More 

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Additional Information about Governor Hotel

Address: 621 South Capitol Way, Olympia, WA 98501 (Formerly Ramada Inn Governor House)
Location: United States > Washington > Olympia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Governor Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 123
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