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Governor House Inn

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6650 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, VA 22042 (Formerly Quality Inn Governor)
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Washington DC
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548 reviews
133 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Compared to the chain hotels nearby, this is every bit as nice and more of a bargain. Maybe a stretch for four stars, but they make the effort and earn the reward here. They have special rates, just ask. The owner has a passion for restoring this to a traditional American inn and has been hard at work now for... More 

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1 Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
drew b, General Manager at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

Kauai-Biz-Traveler, We appreciate you taking the time to review our 1950's style property. It is truly a blast from the past with modern improvements. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to hosting you again! Drew B General Manager More 

Falls Church, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Enat & Drew were amazingly hospitable and friendly. Roomy, comfy and slept really well. The Breakfast is definitely the Bomb. Had eggs & bacon and the staff was friendly also -- one of the best in DMV

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Thank Chito P
drew b, General Manager at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

Chito, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We hope we have converted you into a repeat customer and look forward to seeing you again! Drew B General Manager More 

North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

I just have to say I was please with staying at the hotel I had a leak in my bathroom and the maintenance guy Richard came in the room very professional say good night he was here to take a look at the leak in the bathroom saying that he was very sorry I had a leak in my room... More 

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2 Thank nord e
drew b, General Manager at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

Nord, We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to hosting you again! -Drew B General Manager More 

Columbia, Missouri
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309 reviews
112 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

This is an old school motel which has been well maintained and upgraded with time. As my usual choices were sold out, I picked this property with a bit of a dread. the price was low and pictures not inspiring. I was pleasantly surprised however. Every need of a business traveler is met. The bedding is very good. The room... More 

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1 Thank onepoet
drew b, General Manager at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

onepoet, Glad to hear we exceeded your expectations. We are a 1950s style drive up hotel so we are constantly updating our facilities. As a small, independent property we strive to provide excellent guest service. Thank you for taking the time to review us and we look forward to hosting you again in the future. Drew, GM More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

I got exactly what I hoped to get from Governor House Inn. When I travel I don't spend much time in hotel rooms so I look mainly for safety, comfort and value. It is an old motel, but my room was clean, comfortable, safe and quiet at a very good price for the Washington, D.C. area - in fact, the... More 

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1 Thank Joe M
drew b, Guest Relations Manager at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

Joe, Thank you for reviewing our property! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. As a small, independent hotel, we pride ourselves on delivering great customer service. We look forward to hosting you again next time you are in the area! Best Regards, Drew B Guest Service Manager More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Although this place was some what further from Washington DC city center than I had expected this was not a big problem. It was a bargain in comparison to what I had found in Washington. My daughter and I stayed in a large and comfortable family room with two double beds. Breakfast was included. The staff were wonderfully accommodating. They... More 

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1 Thank Blossom H
drew b, Guest Relations Manager at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

Blossom, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate all feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We do hope you will stay with us again next time you are in the DC area! Best Regards, Drew B Guest Service Manager More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Hotwire had this place as a 2 1/2 star hotel and it actually should be a 1 star. When I opened the door to our room an unpleasant odor met me immediately. The manager did attempt to move me to another room but I refused.

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2 Thank jlenwood
drew b, Guest Relations Manager at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

jlenwood, Thank you for bringing the odor to management's attention. We wish you would have let us move you to a more suitable room. Sincerely, Drew B Guest Service Manager More 

Johnson City, Tennessee
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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2 Thank Cox-Heaton
drew b, Guest Relations Manager at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

Cox-Heaton, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave our property a review. We really appreciate it! We hope to host you again next time you are in the area! Sincerely, Drew B Guest Service Manager More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

My family and I decided on a last-minute trip to Washington D.C. on a tight budget. Washington D.C. has a lot of free and cheap things to do (the Smithsonians are free, so are the monuments, you can travel everywhere via train, etc.). Staying in the Capital was out of the question, so we decided to look a little outside... More 

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1 Thank Sylvianne G
drew b, Guest Relations Manager at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

Sylvianne, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. As an independent hotel, your guest feedback is greatly appreciated. It is true, our property is a snapshot of a 1950's hotel, which we are constantly updating. We do apologize for the loss of power to a few of our buildings and other businesses near by. This was... More 

Bradley, South Carolina
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

My husband and I took a long over due vacation to Washington D.C. and stayed at the Governor House Inn. The room was clean and spacious. The hot breakfast was top of the line with fresh waffles every morning as well as eggs, bacon or sausage. You also had your choice of fresh fruit, and cold cereal or flavored muffins.... More 

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1 Thank William R
drew b, Guest Relations Manager at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

William, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to hosting you again next time you are in the area! Drew B Guest Service Manager More 

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