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Governor's Inn - Colonial Williamsburg

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Sagamore Hills, Ohio
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This was our first visit to the Governor's Inn and it won't be our last. The value is outstanding. The breakfast was adequate, not like you would get at the Woodland's, but the price was less than half of what the Woodland's is. The walk to the Revolutionary city was under 10 minutes (again better than the Woodland's). The room...

2Thank GiGi0626
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 November 2016

this motel/hotel has small rooms with full beds, fridge, coffee pot. we were able to barely fit the 5 of us in. the floor & small bathroom were clean. the cleaning staff were wonderful. hope you are a vegitarian NO MEAT for breakfas!! eggs, toast, cocoa, milk, OJ, yogurt, oatmeal(plain). If your spending all day out it will be fine!!...

1Thank Carla Z
Somerville, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Motel with several two-storey buildings. Clean, comfortable rooms. Easy to find off the highway and only 1/2 mile from colonial williamsburg visitor center. Breakfast was the usual self-serve but with good selections. Wifi reliable.

Thank Rosemary B
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I have stayed here twice. The hotel itself is a perfectly fine place, great location about 10 minutes or less from Bush Gardens and of course walking distance to Colonial Williamsburg. I think the best thing about the place is the bus that picks up out front. It will bring you to Busch Gardens and the Colonial Williamsburg visitor center....

Thank Beach_L0ver33
victoria, canada
Reviewed 17 October 2016

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
Reviewed 13 October 2016 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...

1Thank travel007_8
Bedminster, NJ
Reviewed 12 October 2016

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
Reviewed 9 October 2016 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...

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Arbutus, Maryland
Reviewed 5 October 2016

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.

1Thank 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...

Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 23 September 2016

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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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre 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
Region: United States > Virginia > Williamsburg
Price Range: $105 - $155 (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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Governor`s Inn - Colonial Williamsburg Hotel Williamsburg
Governors Hotel Williamsburg
Governor Inn Williamsburg
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Williamsburg
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“Rooms away from pool and railway tracks are quieter.”
johnkX5151GM, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room opposite the parking lot”
Beach_L0ver33, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go someplace else”
jessicahandley4, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Overall, the hotel seemed very quiet....”
ninny5, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Stay on first floor if you have physical issues or you are using stairs and might have to do some walking to get to your room.”
H8964CTmichaeld, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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