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Governor's Inn - Colonial Williamsburg

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victoria, canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a find ... super good value for a standard-fare motel, located a five-minute walk from the Colonial precinct ... our room overlooked the foresty approach to Williamsburg, and we could have been in the country.

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Virginia, USA
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35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was looking for a hotel within walking distance of colonial Williamsburg and this hotel filled the bill. I walked the 4 blocks , enjoyed it, took early evening photos, had dinner and walked back. The next morning I returned and enjoyed CW again before the crowds arrived. The hotel is a bit old but the room interior was fine... More 

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Bedminster, NJ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for one night with friends and family, the room was very clean and you get a nice continental breakfast. The staff at the hotel are great! All rooms come with a roll away bed in case you need it!

Thank JRDM5
Roanoke, Virginia
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264 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Budget hotel with small but serviceable clean rooms and an excellent location just steps from Colonial Williamsburg and Merchant Square. Generally friendly staff. Rooms open to exterior; parking "drive up" at many rooms; stairs to second level (make requests if you need accommodations). Outdoor pool only; seasonal hotel closed some portions of the year. Free breakfast is fine but often... More 

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Arbutus, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Both of my children received bed bug bites. The hotel confirmed the room had bed bugs. Pay a bit extra for the woodlands. The cost wasn't terrible. You get what you pay for. The shuttle was a nice feature.

Thank jessicahandley4
kwagner6127, General Manager at Governor's Inn - Colonial Williamsburg, responded to this review

Thank you jessicahandley4, be assured this isolated incident has been taken very seriously by the staff and management of the Governor’s Inn. Our guests, past and future, should not be alarmed as there is no bed bug issue at the Governor’s Inn. Professional examinations occur routinely to ensure the highest level of pest control. We apologize, greatly, for the inconvenience... More 

Toledo, Ohio
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82 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is just a stones throw from Colonial Williamsburg and College of William and Mary and a little shopping and dining area in between the two. Basically quiet area although there is an occasional Amtrak train nearby. Clean, pool and a popular breakfast although I did not partake. Definitely a bargain and good choice.

Thank ray h
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

This hotel was a great value and location. It's a part of the colonial Williamsburg hotel list which gives you special perks such as discounts to colonial attractions. The hotel staff was very friendly, the breakfast was continental but offered many different options, and the room was basic, but decent. One of the comforters had some type of stain on... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

We stayed overnight this past Sunday and was very pleased with our stay. Our room was clean and the sleep was very peaceful. There are no elevators to get to the second floor.(At least I didn't see any). We had to walk up stairs to get to our room so make sure you request accommodations if you cant walk the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

We visited Williamsburg in June for our first visit with our six year old son. I was hesitant at first due to the pictures I saw on other websites. After I read more reviews we decided to give it a try. For the price and location you can't beat this deal. This is the closest hotel to downtown Williamsburg. We... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

This seems to be mainly a family place so it's full of families and noisy kids and may not be so nice for solo travellers and couples. My room was pretty noisy ie I could hear the people next door talking and coughing. Luckily I always bring ear plugs just in case. It is just a short 10 minute walk... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An official Colonial Williamsburg Hotel, the Governor's Inn is a low-rise motor inn located in the heart of Williamsburg, just 3 blocks from the restored area, Merchant's Square shopping district, the College of William & Mary, and a short ride from Revolutionary City. It offers comfortable, economy accommodations and features an outdoor family-style pool, complimentary continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi, a business center, and discounted admission tickets to programs and events in the historic area. Guests at the Governor's Inn have access to unlimited use of our shuttle buses which run at regularly scheduled intervals from the Visitors Center (near the Woodlands Hotel & Suites) and operate throughout the historic area. Travel info: easy access to I-64; 20 minutes to Williamsburg/Newport News International airport; 5 minutes to Amtrak train station ... more   less 

Additional Information about Governor's Inn - Colonial Williamsburg

Address: 506 N Henry St, PO Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4118
Location: United States > Virginia > Williamsburg
Price Range: $62 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Governor's Inn - Colonial Williamsburg 2*
Number of rooms: 200
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Governors Hotel Williamsburg
Governor Inn Williamsburg
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