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Governor House Inn

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As a computer scientist traveling to DC to work with DARPA, I'm appalled that I can't do any work because there's no internet in my room (room 240 to be exact). Simply unacceptable. Other than that, this is just a normal hotel. In hindsight I should've done Airbnb which would be more personal and likely cheaper. They are plenty of... More 

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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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Owings Mills, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here on a short business trip and usually provide feedback soon after my experience. Somehow, it looks like I overlooked this and just noticed the Trip Advisor reminder. My apologies for anyone who may have been helped by my review. I had driven past the hotel and thought it looked like a nice place to stay that wasn't... More 

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

Dear CLOWNlady, I want to thank you for taking the time to write this review over a year after you stayed here back in 2015....... Normally I loose sleep over poor reviews as somehow we failed- we don't market ourselves as the (Insert big brand and sticker price name here), we an older, simple, friendly, budget orientated property inside the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have actually stayed twice. One of the major things we loved about this is the continental breakfast. Most hotels that say continental it's pretty pathetic, but here everyone in my family was happy. With A Belgian Waffles cooker, Bacon, Eggs, Biscuits and gravy, plus all the regulars including cereal, yogurt, pastries, donuts, and toast, this was a full fledge... More 

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

You know the great Review aside.......... I'm simply happy you took us up on the offer to return and finish the summer and enjoy the pool right after we botched the first stay. That alone rally makes our day! At the end folks stay with us to save of course -but also they want that vacation and it needs to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

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 

Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

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 July 26, 2016 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 July 24, 2016 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 July 24, 2016

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 July 22, 2016

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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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
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  • 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: $80 - $125 (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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