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El Governor Motel

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East Ellijay, Georgia
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We were able to get corner room 427 by reserving it for a Sunday check-in and stayed two days. The owner was running a special for $100 per night and we thought for the view, that was perfect. Room 427 like the other corner rooms has two views- one of the Gulf of Mexico and one of the north or...

1Thank Eaglesfly2015
Gulf Shores, Alabama
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Knowing that the El Governor was an older, we were impressed with the entire place. The rooms were completely renovated and up to date. Love it being right on the beach, every room faces the beach with a balcony, pool is heated, bar is beachside, tiki hut and swings on property. Each of the rooms have a full kitchen which...

3Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Family of four on an overnight getaway. Rooms are simple but have plenty of space. A kitchenette with full refrigerator that is great for longer stays or families packing food and drinks for the beach. Even on the highest floor you are only minutes to the beach. Heated pool, another great amenity for the sunny but chilly winter days. Rooms...

2Thank laguna98
Atlanta, GA
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Took a quick getaway to Mexico Beach close to Panama City. Place was very clean and recently remodeled. Every unit has a balcony facing the water. Sound of waves was beautiful. Beach nice and flat for walking. Only drawback was not many restaurants open this time of year. Food was great but very expensive. Our unit had a full kitchen...

1Thank AtlantaLady56
Gallatin, Tennessee
Reviewed 27 January 2017

All the staff was very friendly, hot coffee in the lobby and hotel is clean. I like the wood look vinyl floors so much better than the cold, slippery white tile floors with dirty grout found in most places. The beach is just feet from your balcony (first floor is parking so had to walk down one flight. Annex rooms...

3Thank jimtanya1981
Opelika, Alabama
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We have been to the El Governor several times over the past 10 years and love it. The rooms may be a little dated but you're at the beach, all you need is a place to sleep and shower. We could not beat the winter special pricing and decided to take an anniversary trip by ourselves since our honeymoon 24...

6Thank mcbritton
Calera, Alabama
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We have stayed here as family for 2 years at Thanksgiving & love it. The rooms have been updated since last year (fresh paint, new floors). Rooms are basic w/kitchenette (stoves, microwaves, refrigerators). Rooms are clean, great location and great prices. They even have a beach side bar with live entertainment this year. Great value for the money.

5Thank Steve J
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Room was clean. We had refrigerator, stove and microwave. Balcony with great views. Saw man catch small shark from our balcony on last morning there. Recommend to everyone. Live music on Friday and Saturday night at the bar and bank outside of motel on Thursday night. Could basically walk anywhere in Mexico Beach. Love the motel and especially love Mexico...

3Thank Sheryl S
Reviewed 14 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!

2Thank Penny N
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!

1Thank RogerT263

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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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“Not recommended”
jeansgamble, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“If you are concerned about bar noise(We heard none) get a room on the west end, on an upper floor”
Gunnermac2211, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Try and get an end room if possible but they are all good.”
J5747XZpaulh, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The annex is literally right on the beach. You hear the waves at night.”
gm915, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the annex both times, didn't try the hotel itself.”
LindaL280, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
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