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The Guv'nor Inn

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We’ve been expecting you! The Guv'nor Inn celebrates rich English tradition with our Old-world inspired property in St. John's, NL. Stay with us and experience our distinctive character and our award-winning presentation. We proudly offer 37 guest rooms with a considerate array of abundant amenities - Wi Fi, Refrigerators, Microwaves, Iron/Ironing Boards, Hair Dryers, Personal Coffee, 32" flat screen TVs, Drive-Up accommodations, A/C, duvets, Luxury Suite with fireplace & Jacuzzi and on-site Guv'nor Pub and Eatery. Our Guv’nor Pub & Eatery provides an ideal setting for all occasions and a marvelous feast for every palate. Find your preferred pint on tap, enthusiastic service and a delightful English ambiance. The Guv'nor is known for its local fare such as moose burgers and cod tongues. Looking to put some ‘wow factor’ behind your next business or social gathering? Make your next booking at the Guv’nor Function Rooms. The stately ambiance of The Study and Drawing Room provides the perfect balance of comfort and etiquette. The Guv'nor is centrally situated near Memorial University of Newfoundland, the Health Science Centre, Arts and Culture Center, the Confederation Building and historic downtown St. John’s (a short $10 taxi fare).
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Public Wifi
Meeting Rooms
Golf Course
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Smoking rooms available
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All reviews room was clean staff were wonderful stayed for nights stay there again kris beds newfoundland fridge housekeeping
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We had a birthday party for a friend. Everything at the place went wrong. Meals were disgusting. Potatoes were cold. Chicken in the salad was frozen (yes served with ice on it). Nothing was freshly prepared. One of the servers got sick and it was...More

1  Thank MENBBB
Response from Natasha C, Manager at The Guv'nor InnResponded 25 January 2017

We kindly thank you for taking the time to detail your dining experience with us. Let us state that we share your bewilderment and shock at such an inappropriate culinary performance. It would seem that everything that could fail on the night of your visit...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017

Had to find a hotel quick for New Years weekend because a family member was having urgent surgery. The staff were very accommodating - I needed a pet friendly room, and ended up extending our stay. There was no issue - it was handled within...More

Thank cindy0012017
Response from Natasha C, Manager at The Guv'nor InnResponded 5 January 2017

Hi Cindy001202017 Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, I will certainly let the staff know as well, they all work very hard to ensure that all of our guest are welcomed and they do what they can to ensure...More

Reviewed 15 October 2016

Pros: comfy bed, good linens, large bathroom, fridge was quiet, roomy, two windows, lovely staff, 30 minute walk downtown (fine in good weather), tub and shower, pub just down the hall for late night dinners Cons: noisy doors and hallways (ear plugs quieted the sound...More

1  Thank REJ810
Response from Natasha C, General Manager at The Guv'nor InnResponded 17 October 2016

HI REJ810 Thank you for taking the time for writing this review, we look forward to any future visits you may wish to have with us, Our staff all work very hard to ensure you enjoy your stay and meals with us. Rita N General...More

Reviewed 30 September 2016

The hotel room wasn't the most modern, the AC unit was awkwardly placed (right beside a window by the bed) and was loud. Otherwise the hotel was clean, the accommodations were comfortable, and the staff was extremely friendly and helpful.More

Thank andreahski
Response from Natasha C, Manager at The Guv'nor InnResponded 3 October 2016

Hi Andreaahski Thank you for taking the time to write this review, I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are a are an older hotel establishment thank you for your comments we will have our maintenance look into the...More

Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice, clean restaurant and hotel. All staff were very friendly! We stayed for five nights and enjoyed our vacation! Food is also good, home cooked meals. Big shout out to all servers great service!!!More

1  Thank lynnt907
Response from Natasha C, Manager at The Guv'nor InnResponded 26 September 2016

Hi Lynn T Thank you for taking the time to write this review, I will be sure to show the staff as I do with all of the reviews, they all work very hard to make sure all of our customers has a good experience,...More

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Susan W
19 February 2017|
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Response from Larry W | Property representative |
Hi Susan Check in time is 3:00pm, and our check out is 12:00noon. If you have any other questions please feel free to contact our front desk agent 709-726-0092 ext 0
Nicole S
2 September 2016|
Response from Larry W | Property representative |
Yes we can, we have a play pin available, they are limited, so please request it upon booking your room.
28 June 2016|
Response from Larry W | Property representative |
Hi Bev please call 1-800-961-0092
Room Tips
"Had no problem. Our Room was great."
21 Oct 2017
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"We like to have a bedside table each side of bed (for hotel feedback). Also...need more lighting for..."
6 Sep 2017
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"If you need a window that opens please request a room in the back, motel-like area of the Guv'nor's."
15 Oct 2016
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"Wonderful, fully equipped meetings"
16 Sep 2016
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US$114 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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