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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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  • 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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5 of 5 stars NEW

I had appointments at the capitol which is walking distance from the hotel. the room was very clean and the bed was comfortable, the staff was friendly and helpful. they had a great complimentary breakfast in the lobby the next morning. I will definitely stay there again on my next visit.

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Houston, Texas
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Hotel is in a good location, is clean, good and free parking, and has been updated. The only thing to complain about is there wasn't a towel rack in the bathroom?! That stuck with me as I found it highly unusual.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is in a great location but surrounded by seediness through no fault of its own. The hotel was renovated but is still worn and tired. One elevator stopped working, the fan and AC/heat in our room was very loud and fan in bathroom did not work. Would not stay here again as the price is similar to other... More 

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Wenatchee, Washington
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great stay, customer service was top notch, explained the free DASH bus system up the the capital to us, though it was a nice 10 minute walk without using it. Breakfast was great, especially the scrambled eggs. There is a train that runs right next to the hotel that woke us up but lucky not our 1... More 

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Pullman, Washington
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60 reviews 60 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The front desk staff was helpful when I stayed at this hotel. The room was recently renovated and looked very nice. Like many others my tub was refinished and whoever did the job did a poor job. The tub looked dirty but I am pretty sure it was just the finish in places. I was really bummed they did not... More 

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

Hi Jo. Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us. We appreciate your feedback about the bathtub, but are happy to hear that you enjoyed our location and found our front desk staff to be helpful. More 

Camano Island, Washington
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

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

Hi Tristan. We are very sorry to hear that your stay with us was not up to your standards. We would hate to lose such a loyal customer and we would like the chance to further discuss your stay in more detail offline. More 

Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

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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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

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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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

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 

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

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 

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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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