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The Governor Hotel

621 Capitol Way South, 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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Port Angeles, Washington
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is older but nice. Safe parking and with in walking of anywhere down town. The only issue was the was a pile of feces in the toilet. It made me wonder if the room was cleaned but I was to tired to worry about it. The sheets were clean and the bed comfortable

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Marysville, Washington
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21 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is walking distance to the Capital campus or there is a free bus that will pick you up in front of the hotel. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. The shower faucet dripped constantly. There was also no fan in the bathroom so it was very steamy after my shower. The walls are fairly thin... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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41 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night on a return trip home. Booked with the hotel for a very reasonable rate. Arrived early (11AM) but were offered a room immediately by the friendly front desk staff. Room on the 7th floor overlooked Capitol Lake. Nicely upgraded (a bit more decoration would be a nice touch) with good king bed, large TV, free wi-fi, in... More 

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

We're happy to hear that our hotel was a good central option for you during your stay in Olympia. It's wonderful that you enjoyed the room, breakfast, free parking, and location. We appreciate your feedback about the temperature of the room. We will be sure to relay that information to the appropriate team so that all future guest stays may... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

We’re so happy to hear that you will stay with us again the next time you’re in Olympia! Thank you for the kind remarks about our rooms, staff and breakfast. More 

Houston, Texas
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank you for the 5 star review of our hotel. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our location, free parking, and renovations. We appreciate your feedback about the towel rack and will forward that along to the appropriate team so that we can make the necessary changes. More 

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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

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

We are sorry to hear that your stay with us was less than ideal, Lourdes. We would be happy to take this conversation with you offline so we can further discuss it in detail. More 

Wenatchee, Washington
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

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

Thank you so much for the five-star review! I am thrilled that our central location, breakfast options, and friendly and professional service could serve you and your family well. We hope to see you again the next time you’re in the Olympia area. More 

Pullman, Washington
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11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

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 The 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 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 The 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 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

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 The 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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