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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Room was dated. Very loud music and singing coming from somewhere in the hotel. We called the desk and we're told it was a church group who would be singing for several more hours- past 10pm. Most hotels want it quiet after 8:00. We were given a different room but it was still noisy. Breakfast was poor. Eggs were powdered....

2Thank happytrails4986
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This used to be a Comfort Inn and now its a little worn and showing its age. Hmmm, let's see; I could rate it down because it has seen a few years and suggest the current owners spend millions of dollars and double the price to pay for those improvements, or I could live with a little worn carpet and...

2Thank capndrake
Elizabethton, Tennessee, United States
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Stayed 4 nights. After the first night, we ask for our tub drain to be checked, on the 4th night, they finally came and had to work on the drain, got it cleared but carried out the "drain snake" and a towel that was black, which use to be white.. they did bring more towels. Also, the in room coffee...

1Thank Liz S
Reviewed 23 September 2016

As a computer scientist traveling to DC to work with DARPA, I'm appalled that I can't do any work because there's no internet in my room (room 240 to be exact). Simply unacceptable. Other than that, this is just a normal hotel. In hindsight I should've done Airbnb which would be more personal and likely cheaper. They are plenty of...

1Thank Dai W
Owings Mills, Maryland
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I stayed here on a short business trip and usually provide feedback soon after my experience. Somehow, it looks like I overlooked this and just noticed the Trip Advisor reminder. My apologies for anyone who may have been helped by my review. I had driven past the hotel and thought it looked like a nice place to stay that wasn't...

1Thank clownlady
DaveCFallsChurch, InnKeeper at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

Dear CLOWNlady, I want to thank you for taking the time to write this review over a year after you stayed here back in 2015....... Normally I loose sleep over poor reviews as somehow we failed- we don't market ourselves as the (Insert big brand and sticker price name here), we an older, simple, friendly, budget orientated property inside the...

Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We have actually stayed twice. One of the major things we loved about this is the continental breakfast. Most hotels that say continental it's pretty pathetic, but here everyone in my family was happy. With A Belgian Waffles cooker, Bacon, Eggs, Biscuits and gravy, plus all the regulars including cereal, yogurt, pastries, donuts, and toast, this was a full fledge...

Thank Amie C
DaveCFallsChurch, Inn Keeper at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

You know the great Review aside.......... I'm simply happy you took us up on the offer to return and finish the summer and enjoy the pool right after we botched the first stay. That alone rally makes our day! At the end folks stay with us to save of course -but also they want that vacation and it needs to...

Reviewed 22 August 2016

The Governor House Inn is an older Motel ala the Route 66 Roadway Inns. The price per night was a bargain considering it is in the DC area. The rooms were clean and up to date. The staff and management was helpful and well informed. The Motel provided free shuttle service to the Metro. I stayed for 8 nights and...

1Thank Jerry B
DaveCFallsChurch, Inn Keeper at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

Jerry B, Thank you for such a great, kind and to the point review !!!!!!! We're pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we really can't say thanks enough for the recommendation. Sincerely, Dave & Team

Falls Church, Virginia
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Traditional motel with pool, friendly staff, low rates, free breakfast, parking, free shuttle bus to subway, etc. convenient to DC. A 1950’s inn located in Falls Church, Virginia near Arlington National Cemetery, the Pentagon, and Washington D.C. The superb and convenient location is undeniable with just six miles from our Nation’s Capital. This Falls Church, Virginia hotel offers simply the...

1Thank lrinaldo
Dave C, inn Keeper at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

lrinaldo, Thank you for staying with us and the overly kind review! We appreciate folks sharing their experiences and while extremely nice of you to copy in all the hotel info from our website it is the actual experience that matters most us- appreciate the share. Thank you again for sharing and staying with us. Dave C.

Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We booked a night in this hotel. The surroundings are beautiful and it's one of the closest hotels to the colonial area. Did not encounter any problem during booking through expedia or checkout. Included nice pool area and continental breakfast. The room themselves are very comfortable and overall had a very good experience.

1Thank Christian L
Dave C, Inn Keeper at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

Christian L, Thank you for staying with us and especially the time taken to share the experience at our lil' roadside Inn with others! We sincerely appreciate the time taken to give a review and look forward to seeing you again soon! Regards, Dave C.

Davenport, Washington
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We stayed here a week to see Washington, DC and overall it worked out well for us. We did not rent a car for this part of our vacation so the best parts to us were as follows: a great price if we stayed at least 6 nights, the free shuttle to East Falls Church Metro daily in the morning...

1Thank LaVue2
DaveCFallsChurch, Inn keeper at Governor House Inn, responded to this review

LaVue2, Thank you so much for staying with us and sharing such an insightful and detailed review! I will be speaking with our breakfast staff to insure we do a better job with that last minute guest as it should be the same start to finish. I sincerely appreciate your bringing that to our attention. I also appreciate the time...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Traditional Style 1959 American Inn located in the shadow of Our Nation’s Capital located just minutes from D.C. in Falls Church, Va. inside the Capital Beltway. Full Service Inn with three buildings and exterior corridors featuring Seasonal pool, Free Wi-Fi, Complimentary Breakfast, in addition to Bentley's Falls Church Diner - a 30 year old local tradition! Our property offers a great location and value with the service you can expect from a locally owned and independently operated business. We wish to stress, we aren't Fancy, justa simple little Inn where our amenities are Value, Location, Service and a smile.Shuttle Service to East Falls Church Metro now available - Mon-Fri 7am to 11am, Sat/Sun 8am to noon. Evenings 5pm to 9pm -we run by on the hour in the evenings but please call upon arrival, Mornings are first come first serve. We look forward to meeting you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Governor House Inn

Address: 6650 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA 22042-6608 (Formerly Quality Inn Governor)
Region: United States > Virginia > Falls Church
Price Range: €75 - €204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Governor House Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 121
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Also Known As:
Governor House Hotel Falls Church
Quality Inn Falls Church
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#2 Green Hotel in Falls Church
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“Further from Arlington roadway is probably better, but we were 3 rooms in, and it was very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles capndrake, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“get a room on the pool side”
 of 5 bubbles JerryB459, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The hotel is a place to spend the night and maybe enjoy the swimming pool. It is not a "destination" hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles thomasoK8876ZB, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the rear as they are quieter (which I did and noise was not an issue). Don't rely on hotel staff to help with sightseeing.”
 of 5 bubbles xhotelcritic, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are noisey”
 of 5 bubbles SCIENTIST-2015, 11 Jun 2016 | Read review
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