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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 #4 of 7 Hotels in Olympia
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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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Vancouver, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed at this hotel last year and I thought it started to look its age. In the last year it was taken over by Coast Hotels and I had noticed there were improvements. The main thing that is noticeable was that they had renovated the rooms, there is newer decor, beds, desks, and a flat screen television and also... More

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Seattle, Washington
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74 reviews 74 reviews
20 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not great. The rooms are nice and comfy, and the views are spectacular. Staff are ok--young, minds in the clouds, not really the "know how to run a hotel types".... Breakfast WAS AWFUL. Really bad. Stale cereal, expired yogurts, one milk offering, spongy eggs, crappy OJ but worst of all--HORRID COFFEE. If you stay here, try for a really good... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We reserved a block of rooms at the Governor Hotel for our daughter's August wedding and had a very positive experience while working with Ryan Kang and the rest of the staff. We found that Ryan was much more flexible with his terms than other hotels in Olympia, and the rates were more reasonable too. The location was perfect, and... More

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Bandon, OR
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145 reviews 145 reviews
32 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked being downtown Olympia with a view of the Capitol and the lake. Beds were good. Breakfast was OK. Service was fine. Little things missing, like signs where you could get ice (only on the 8th floor I found out later). And the room had only one chair so my friend and I couldn't sit down at the same... More

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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 weeks ago

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
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 weeks ago

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 3 weeks 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

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 August 4, 2014

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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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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