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Governor House Inn

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Governor House Inn is an older Motel ala the Route 66 Roadway Inns. The price per night was a bargain considering it is in the DC area. The rooms were clean and up to date. The staff and management was helpful and well informed. The Motel provided free shuttle service to the Metro. I stayed for 8 nights and... More 

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DaveCFallsChurch, Inn Keeper at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

Jerry B, Thank you for such a great, kind and to the point review !!!!!!! We're pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we really can't say thanks enough for the recommendation. Sincerely, Dave & Team More 

Johnson City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to stay while visiting DC and surrounding area if you are on a budget. Only 7 miles and about 15 minute drive to downtown. We were here for a funeral at Arlington National Cemetery. Hotel has free parking. Would recommend eating breakfast at Bentleys which is just steps away from the hotel and is very... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traditional motel with pool, friendly staff, low rates, free breakfast, parking, free shuttle bus to subway, etc. convenient to DC. A 1950’s inn located in Falls Church, Virginia near Arlington National Cemetery, the Pentagon, and Washington D.C. The superb and convenient location is undeniable with just six miles from our Nation’s Capital. This Falls Church, Virginia hotel offers simply the... More 

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Dave C, inn Keeper at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

lrinaldo, Thank you for staying with us and the overly kind review! We appreciate folks sharing their experiences and while extremely nice of you to copy in all the hotel info from our website it is the actual experience that matters most us- appreciate the share. Thank you again for sharing and staying with us. Dave C. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a night in this hotel. The surroundings are beautiful and it's one of the closest hotels to the colonial area. Did not encounter any problem during booking through expedia or checkout. Included nice pool area and continental breakfast. The room themselves are very comfortable and overall had a very good experience.

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Dave C, Inn Keeper at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

Christian L, Thank you for staying with us and especially the time taken to share the experience at our lil' roadside Inn with others! We sincerely appreciate the time taken to give a review and look forward to seeing you again soon! Regards, Dave C. More 

Davenport, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here a week to see Washington, DC and overall it worked out well for us. We did not rent a car for this part of our vacation so the best parts to us were as follows: a great price if we stayed at least 6 nights, the free shuttle to East Falls Church Metro daily in the morning... More 

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DaveCFallsChurch, Inn keeper at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

LaVue2, Thank you so much for staying with us and sharing such an insightful and detailed review! I will be speaking with our breakfast staff to insure we do a better job with that last minute guest as it should be the same start to finish. I sincerely appreciate your bringing that to our attention. I also appreciate the time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really liked the place. it is very close to the center of DC. 15 minutes to drive. I accidentally ran into the manager. Manager was very nice and helpful. Front desk was friendly. I didn't worry about parking, about anything. Room was big and had everything i needed.

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DaveCFallsChurch, Inn Keeper at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

Andrey, Thank you for staying with us and especially for the time taken to give such a kind and generous review of our property! I have shared with the staff and as always can't say enough for these......... we try to be a friendly value alternative to the new costly big brand boxes out there these days and review such... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Inn located close to Washington DC, if no traffic, 15-20 mins can reach the National Mall. There are some restaurants, CVS, fast food near the Inn. Room is very clean, newly renovated, breakfast is fair, couple choices, but the tablecloth is not clean enough. The Inn is full during the 3 nights we visited, room service can be improved,... More 

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DaveCFallsChurch, Inn Keeper at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

DorisnWes, Thankyou for staying with us and especially taking the time to post the review and share your experience for others. I'm glad you received on of our newer rooms as the entire property is a work in process but has been moving along nicely thanks to the volume and loyalty of return guests. I was disappointed to learn about... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Our group was greeted by a very cordial receptionist and very professional. The rooms are clean and tidy. Service is great and the room rates are reasonable. We had a double bed and very acceptable. We will come back again

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DaveCFallsChurch, Inn Keeper at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

Armin, Thank you for staying with us and the time taken to share your experience. I have shared the review with the reception staff - especially pleased with great service and reasonable rates. This is what I want our property to represent: a simple down to earth Inn from the 50's with decent rates and exceptional service. These reviews help... More 

Wigan, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

4 of us stay here for 3 nights at the end of june 26/29 on check we were told we had booked smoking rooms which was not the case our rooms were change.the tv did not work through out our stay evon though it was reported also bulb out in bathroom safe was not working again reported nothing done our... More 

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DaveCFallsChurch, Inn Keeper at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

Plum 67, I'm extremely disappointed in this.... Sounds like we simply failed you all the way around. Generally I would have caught this but I was out of town for a military reunion the last week of June and sadly we must have missed this before you left. Please reach out to me next trip to DC so I may... More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We loved it the price was fair for amenities, very friendly and helpful staff, and not bad location. It wasn't anything over the top but wasn't a dirt hole either. We will definitely be going here again when we come back to visit Arlington area and we recommend this place if your looking for a non modern place.

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DaveCFallsChurch, Inn Keeper at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

Krohnert, THANKYOU! this line so summed up everything we work to be at our older Inn - "We loved it the price was fair for amenities, very friendly and helpful staff, and not bad location. It wasn't anything over the top but wasn't a dirt hole either. " Such a perfect summation of us for folks considering us for future... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Traditional Style 1959 American Inn located in the shadow of Our Nation’s Capital located just minutes from D.C. in Falls Church, Va. inside the Capital Beltway. Full Service Inn with three buildings and exterior corridors featuring Seasonal pool, Free Wi-Fi, Complimentary Breakfast, in addition to Bentley's Falls Church Diner - a 30 year old local tradition! Our property offers a great location and value with the service you can expect from a locally owned and independently operated business. We wish to stress, we aren't Fancy, justa simple little Inn where our amenities are Value, Location, Service and a smile.Shuttle Service to East Falls Church Metro now available - Mon-Fri 7am to 11am, Sat/Sun 8am to noon. Evenings 5pm to 9pm -we run by on the hour in the evenings but please call upon arrival, Mornings are first come first serve. We look forward to meeting you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Governor House Inn

Address: 6650 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA 22042-6608 (Formerly Quality Inn Governor)
Location: United States > Virginia > Falls Church
Price Range: $79 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Governor House Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 121
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Also Known As:
Governor House Hotel Falls Church
Quality Inn Falls Church
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#2 Green Hotel in Falls Church
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