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Frenchville, Maine
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was in town for business and stayed here for a week. It was a very good stay. I felt very welcomed, the overall property is nice, and I thoroughly enjoyed the restaurant. The only thing that was unimpressive was the room. It was very dated and small, and the shower set up was quite strange. The room was clean,...

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Needham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I booked a room with a queen size bed this past weekend, but what we got was a full size bed in a shoddy room on the third floor. The uncomfortable mattress caved in the middle and needed to be replaced years ago. Outside of the room was a folding bed that should have been put away,...

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Dover, New Hampshire
Reviewed 26 November 2016

After more than 60 years of home cooked thanksgiving meals, we decided to try eating out on this family holiday. We wanted to avoid a buffet and have a plated meal. The seacoast of NH has numerous restaurants but only few are open thanksgiving day. We emailed the Governors and received a prompt and helpful response for their prix fixe...

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016

An amazing building. Staff friendly, great breakfast. I know its a period property but the shower was also period ie shower over claw foot bath. I prefer a modern shower but I guess I should have expected this. The staircase is magnificent and there is the Garage next door which we found friendly and served nice beers.

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The Steak and Ale restaurant at Governs Inn is great. It has become our place to go when we want a good (special) meal. I recommend this restaurant. On weekends they have prime rib which is very good.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Looking for something near Boston because we were coming from Maine and had to be at the airport by mid-morning, we decided to book a room at the inn. Rochester was about 90 minutes from the airport and seemed like a sleepy, quaint town, so we decided this was a good choice. The inn is located near the center of...

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Bucks. UK
Reviewed 23 July 2016

A really good choice. A lovely historic inn with an amazing staircase set in attractive leafy grounds on the edge of the nice town of Rochester NH. We had a “small bedroom” but it was a decent size with good bathroom although only a double bed (but we were aware of that). Nicely furnished room; no mod-cons like fridge or...

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Rockwood, Maine
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Friends who had attended functions but had not stayed the night at this place had good things to say, however we were very disappointed. Two weeks before we had hoped to stay there we booked a room through expedia. The choice available was a King or a deluxe King for a bit more money. We booked the deluxe King. Upon...

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Montreal
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

The Inn is historic and very beautiful! The staff was extremely welcoming and nice. Breakfast in included but basic. Muffins, yogurt and fruits. Room was ok but very basic. Air condition ing was not turned on when we arrived so it took a few hours to cool down the room and since we were in the attic it was pretty...

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Portland Maine
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Great variety of Music over the weekend in a comfortable BnB style inn. Great bar with any type of beer, wine , or cocktail you may want. Food was excellent and we were just a short ride to New Hampshire White Mts. Location sits equally between seacoast and mountains and made our visit to New Hampshire a great one. We...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Governor's Inn

Address: 78 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH 03867
Region: United States > New Hampshire > Rochester
Price Range: $112 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Governor's Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Don't book the really small room! Pay a little extra for an upgrade.”
 of 5 bubbles NJ&MJ, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“It doesn't matter what you choose, they will give you what they want. Deluxe and dump all the same.”
 of 5 bubbles toromerkle, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The room I had was on the right hand side of the building from the street and it was noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles SteveBalham, 2 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Room 224 had a small shower stall and king bed.”
 of 5 bubbles NYTinkerbell3, 18 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Did not keep track of my room number but ask for a large room I guess. couldn't hurt. If you are on a motorbike. Suggest they build a bike port in the back.”
 of 5 bubbles EasyRider54, 10 Jul 2013 | Read review
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