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El Governor Motel

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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

El Governor has weathered thru many storms. It is old Florida style. The beds are fairly comfortable but the best part of staying here is that all the rooms have a balcony with an ocean view. Bring your own pillows, as theirs are not comfy. Nothing fancy here, just the basics...but that view is worth a million!

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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Decorations were great for Halloween! Weather perfect! Love the Annex! We go there every October! The gift shop was great to shop at! Front desk very helpful even let us check in early! Housekeeper were so nice; would give you anything you needed!

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Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Older establishment with some modern conveniences such as flat screen tv and wifi. Cleanliness was fair. With large number of check outs and people waiting to get a room, things were often wiped in a cursory manner, leaving obvious streaks and missed spots around the toilet bowel base, toilet seat, tv, counters etc. Porch chairs were plastic, old and very...

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Mexico Beach Florida is a family oriented destination between Port St. Joe and Panama City Florida. It is a wonderful place for families to enjoy their summer vacations if they are looking for Gulf of Mexico beaches that are clean and pleasant to splash the day away in. Our extended family vacations there for two weeks in the middle of...

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We chose this hotel for proximity to a wedding we were attending. That same weekend was a motorcycle rally at the hotel. It was a great hotel, it has an old Fl feel, no glam and BS. The room was clean, every room has a balcony overlooking the gulf. Great staff, enjoyed the tiki bar and slept like a rock,...

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Buena Vista, Georgia
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We were disappointed in how outdated it was. Except the flooring which looked new and was very nice. Having our own private balcony was nice and hearing the waves crash all night was amazing for me. Kept hubby up though. I did ask for a room on ground that when i opened my door I was standing in beach sand...

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Palm Bay, Florida
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Our first time stay at El Governor and enjoyed every minute. Got their early and our room was ready. Room was spacious and very clean. Great view from the balcony but who needs a balcony when the beach is at your doorstep. Great cozy bar with live music on Friday and Saturday. There is also a nice pool and the...

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Guin, Alabama
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Have been staying on and off over 35 years. And I haven't been disappointed. The services was great. We some issues the 1st day we were there. The management did great job contacted maid services and ac services. To address our problems and corrected in an timely matter. Over all we couldn't complain about week stay. It wasn't crowded, (...

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

First time at Mexico Beach and El Governor is the place to stay!!! The view was just fantastic. The live band on Friday was rocking. We walked the beach that night chasing sand crabs and listening to the band. It was nice having a full kitchen so if I didn't wanna go out, I didn't have to. Drinks at the...

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We rode our motorcycles to El check-in ladies were wonderful, room was clean we do a deep check when we enter rooms when we stay and wipe things down and everything was clean. Bed pillows were not good they need updated so if you are traveling by automobile pack your pillow! Pool was basic but nice since gulf water was...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about El Governor Motel

Address: 1701 West Highway 98, Mexico Beach, FL 32456
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Mexico Beach
Number of rooms: 125
Also Known As:
El Governor Hotel Mexico Beach
El Governor Mexico Beach
Mexico Beach El Governor
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“All the rooms have ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles stephlaw3, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Corner rooms are the best!”
 of 5 bubbles Eaglesfly2015, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms face the Gulf.”
 of 5 bubbles 194stevej, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't know if there is any bad rooms. They all are on the beach with balconies. Can't ask for better than that.”
 of 5 bubbles 880sheryls, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“5 floors available with a one story annex. We enjoy the higher rooms with views of the beach in each direction. All rooms are beachview.”
 of 5 bubbles , 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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