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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sue & Dick are wonderful hosts. Great location with easy access to Colonial Williamsburg. The rooms are comfortable and the breakfasts each morning are simply delicious. Sue & Dick offer great recommendations on places to eat and sights to see in the area. Governor's Trace has become our "go-to destination" whenever we visit Williamsburg. We plan to return next Spring... More 

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Governor's Trace B&B is a wonderful retreat located within walking distance of the historic area of Colonial Williamsburg. It's very quiet with beautifully decorated rooms and delicious candlelight breakfasts served in your own private screened-in porch. Dick and Sue are lovely people and always helpful with suggestions to local attractions or restaurants. Dick even came up with some discount cards... More 

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Waterford, Wisconsin
2 reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Location was excellent. Good tips from host on local sites. Breakfast served in room promptly. It was always hot and tasty. Welcomed us back at the end of each day to chat about what we saw and answer any questions. Shared some stories with us as if we were long time friends, which is what we felt like. Room was... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

We visited Williamsburg in mid-September for a couple days and chose this inn mainly because of it's location which is probably not more than 100 yards from the old village. Once we parked the car, we never had to move it again. Our hosts were not the owners, but their son and very nice, helpful gal as the owners were... More 

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Marietta, Ga
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71 reviews
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Some personal comments from the host caused us to leave directly after arrival. We didn't even unpack even giving up the room charge. We would not recommend this bed and breakfast and there is no way we would ever try it again.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

My wife booked at Governor's Trace for our 4th of July getaway and it far exceeded my expectations. Dick and Sue are very warm, friendly and welcoming. We stayed at the Baron de Botetourt room, a very accommodating and spacious room. Breakfast was beyond compare, and the presentation was spectacular. Dick was extremely helpful with tips for visiting Colonial Williamsburg... More 

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Thank Carlos S
C'ville
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

Spent a pleasant weekend in Williamsburg with the Governors' Trace B7B as our base. Pre season crowds ie. lack of crowds made this the perfect time to visit. Since we have spent other visits there we were please to see nothing has changed. Our hosts were as gracious as ever. Breakfast as always was freshly prepared with fruit and a... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

My Husband and I booked a 2-night stay at this B&B for Valentine's Day and we were so pleased we went with Governor's Trace! Dick & Sue, the Innkeepers, were hospitable, helpful, and just super nice! Once we arrived, Dick made us feel quite welcome and immediately recommended places to eat for dinner that night. We stayed in the Alexander... More 

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Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

The Governors Trace was amazing experience, breakfast in the morning was delicious, quick walk to Colonial Williamsberg and so close to great food. Dick and Sue were very helpful and informative. The weekend was amazing and the ambiance was very patriotic. We will definitely visit and keep in contact with Dick and Sue.

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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Reviewed 5 July 2015

This Bed and Breakfast run by Dick and Sue is very nice. You CANNOT beat the location as it just steps away from Colonial Williamsburg and all that it has to offer. Breakfast is delicious and served in your room, a nice change from some large communal breakfasts we've had over the years. We chatted with Dick and Sue a... More 

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Cross this threshold and have a uniquely romantic, private, and memory making experience at Governor's Trace bed and breakfast. Located just a minute walk from George Washington's favorite tavern in Colonial Williamsburg, Governor's Trace B&B is the closest Williamsburg bed and breakfast to the Historic Area...just a 30 second walk and "you have arrived." Governor's Trace is also the oldest continuously operating bed and breakfast in Williamsburg, VA. Sue & Dick Lake, innkeepers with more than 30 years experience in operating this bed and breakfast in Williamsburg, have created an environment that allows you to make the most of being alone---together. Governor's Trace "...vies for the most romantic (bed and breakfast in Williamsburg)"...WASHINGTON POST ... more   less 

Additional Information about Governor's Trace Bed and Breakfast

Address: 303 Capitol Landing Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Region: United States > Virginia > Williamsburg
Price Range: €155 - €173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Any of the three rooms are wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles henrysR8957LF, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Walking distance to Colonial Willimasburg”
 of 5 bubbles mhempel1, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The downstairs room, Nicholson room, has a private screened in porch.”
 of 5 bubbles dee490, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are quiet , so go online to read descriptions and see pictures.”
 of 5 bubbles 3Eagles, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Alexander Spotswood room. It was very big, nicely decorated and had a great fireplace.”
 of 5 bubbles CSeidel, 24 Feb 2015 | Read review
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