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Best Western Plus Governor's Inn
Ranked #15 of 82 Hotels in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 14 September 2013

We went to the Nascar Race. We used this hotel last year when we came and the rooms were okay. But this year was a much better experience. The room was newly renovated! Really enjoyed the new tv and new decor. The bathroom was newly renovated too.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with family
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Thank Christine R
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BW_Governors_Inn, Night Shift Supervisor at Best Western Plus Governor's Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2013

Dear Christine R,

Thank you so much for submitting your review. I am happy that you decided to give us another chance and got to enjoy our updated amenities. We're thrilled that we could exceed your previous expectations. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your great review and we hope to see you for the next Nascar race.

Sincerely,

Tanise Johnson
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Reviewed 13 September 2013

Hidden just off the main highway and away from the traffic noise is a classic and classy hotel call Best Western Governors Inn. Quiet, roomy, and comfortable rooms await the business and pleasure guests and a super reasonable rate Come to Richmond for a visit come to Best Western for peaceful pleasant place to stay.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled on business
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BW_Governors_Inn, Night Shift Supervisor at Best Western Plus Governor's Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2013

Dear 1stRoadWarrior,

Thank you for taking the time to share your review. As always, we love having you stay with us and truly appreciate the opportunity to serve you. We're glad that our spacious, comfortable guest rooms and reasonable rates continue to meet (or even exceed) your expectations. Thanks again for your feedback and we look forward to seeing you the next time you're in town!

Sincerely,

Tanise Johnson
Night Shift Supervisor

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Reviewed 13 September 2013

Price is right! The bed is the one of the best among all hotels I have stayed, because I like firm bed. Breakfast included was good. It saved us a lot of time in the morning, we had a lot of places to visit in Richmond afterwards. Quiet and nice rooms, no crazy party kids :)

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Lezhang C
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BW_Governors_Inn, Night Shift Supervisor at Best Western Plus Governor's Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2013

Dear Lezhang C,

Thanks so much for your review. I'm happy that we could provide the comfort and convenience you were looking for. We're glad that you enjoyed our deluxe continental breakfast and other amenities we have to offer. We'll look forward to seeing you the next time you come to Richmond!

Sincerely,

Tanise Johnson
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Reviewed 12 September 2013

Twenty years ago neighbors told my wife and me about their Saturday night get away's to Governor's Inn. We lived less than ten miles away back then. They raved about the place.

Now we are retired in Florida and found ourselves back in Midlothian, VA for a visit. We finally stayed at Governor's Inn. Our former neighbors were right. The room was spacious, tastefully decorated, well appointed with refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, crown molding and granite counter tops, and was very clean, comfortable and quiet. One whole wall was made of rough stone. The furniture and art work are above average.

The complementary breakfast was served in what appeared to be an upscale dining room. We chose from eggs and sausage, waffles, fruit, cold cereals, bagel and breads, pastries, and cold cereals. Of course there were juices, milk and coffee. The lobby was decorated with carved real wood panels, heavy doors and brick walls are everywhere, and the ceilings are nicely trimmed.

There is a pool on the property, a bar and a restaurant. The exterior architecture has a strong European influence.

One big surprise is that even this many years later the whole place is as fresh and well maintained as when we first heard about it. Another surprise is that you may drive by it and not even know it is there. There is a Best Western sign on Midlothian Turnpike, Virginia Route 60, that leads you back behind a small village facade filled with offices and shops. What makes you miss this hidden gem is a car wash fronting on the main road that is a distraction to the old brick structures that are attractive and well maintained.

It is worth your efforts to find Governor's Inn. I am so glad I finally had an opportunity to enjoy a unique first class property for the price of other mid-class chain hotels.

Room Tip: Ask for a room in Building B where the pool is. The bar and resturant are in Building A.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Rob R
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BW_Governors_Inn, Night Shift Supervisor at Best Western Plus Governor's Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2013

Dear Rob R,

I would like to thank you for taking the time to submit your awesome feedback. If anyone was debating whether or not to stay at the Governor's Inn, your words certainly can put all doubts to rest. We're happy to have been considered---even twenty years later--- and thrilled to have lived up to your expectations. It's good to know that you are one of our guests who seem to be quite fond of our European-styled architecture and colonial charm that exudes from the place. We are glad that you were pleased with our clean and spacious guest rooms, deluxe continental breakfast and other amenities we have to offer. It was a pleasure to have served you. Thank you so much again for your glowing review and we'll look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Midlothian!

Sincerely,

Tanise Johnson
Night Shift Supervisor
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Reviewed 9 September 2013

We stayed one night here and really liked the hotel. Compared to other hotels in the area, the rates were VERY reasonable. The room was spacious and clean. Even though I had mapquest directions, it was hard for me to find because the sign was smaller than I expected. The breakfast was very good and ample. The staff was very accommodating, friendly and helpful. The bathroom was a bit dated and the faucet had way to much pressure (funny, because the usual complaint is just the opposite)....otherwise, I would have given this Best Western a 5. I will definitely come back should I need a place to stay in Richmond.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank karengarber1947
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Joseph J, General Manager at Best Western Plus Governor's Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2013

Dear karengarber1947,

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review of our hotel. We're pleased that you found your stay here a good value for the money. Although we can be a little hard to spot from the road, I'm glad you eventually found us and got to enjoy our spacious guest rooms and deluxe continental breakfast. I apologize for any discomfort caused by the excessive water pressure and have passed your concerns along to my team. Again, thank you for your feedback, and we hope that you'll stay with us the next time you're in town.


Sincerely,

Joseph Joyce
General Manager

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Reviewed 6 September 2013

This was our first stay at Best Western hotel. Everything was great from check in to check out.The rooms were clean and well maintained.Location is close to dining and shopping.The hot breakfast was also very good they had a nice variety. The staff was very friendly and helpful. I would recommend this hotel.

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Thank Deed1957
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Joseph J, General Manager at Best Western Plus Governor's Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2013

Dear Deed1957,

Thank you very much for your feedback. I am thrilled that we represented the Best Western brand well and made a good impression on you. I'm glad that you enjoyed our clean, comfortable guest rooms and the deluxe continental breakfast. I'm happy we could meet your needs. Thank you again for the great review. We appreciate your recommendation and hope to serve you again on your next visit to Richmond!

Sincerely,

Joseph Joyce
General Manager

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Reviewed 28 August 2013

We stayed here two nights and really enjoyed our stay. The room was spacious, the beds were comfortable, and best of all, it was very quiet. The water pressure in the shower was wonderful, and the breakfast definitely served our needs. The only small complaint I have is that the air conditioner really struggled to keep up with the heat and humidity. And it feels like the halls aren't air conditioned at all, so those were pretty muggy. Other than that, it was a nice stay.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Thank Arlo89
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Joseph J, General Manager at Best Western Plus Governor's Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2013

Dear Arlo89,

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I'm happy you enjoyed our comfortable guest rooms and complimentary hot breakfast. Please accept our apologies for the discomfort caused to you by the mugginess. I passed your comment on to my team, and we have taken steps to address the a/c situation. I hope that this won't deter you from coming back to stay with us, and that you'll allow us to serve you in the future.

Thanks again for your great review. We hope that you'll come back to visit us again soon!

Sincerely,

Joseph Joyce
General Manager

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Additional Information about Best Western Plus Governor's Inn

Address: 9826 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, VA 23235-4812 (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Governor's Inn)
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Region: United States > Virginia > Richmond
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Richmond
#10 Romantic Hotel in Richmond
#11 Family Hotel in Richmond
#18 Business Hotel in Richmond
Price Range: £66 - £98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Best Western Plus Governor's Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 80
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enjoy a most Remarkable stay at the Best Western Plus Governor's Inn, where Hospitality is second nature to us. Our Friendly Associates are always available to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Tastefully furnished in Warm Tones, Rich Woods, and Stone Masonry, the Best Western Plus Governor's Inn creates a Cozy and Welcoming Atmosphere. Whether coming for Business or Pleasure, you will enjoy your stay at the Best Western Plus Governor's Inn. ... more   less 
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