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El Governor Motel

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Buffalo
Reviewed 22 October 2015

I would have given the motel a 4 1/2 stars if that were possible, but since it's not possible, I decided to go with 5 stars because of the excellent housekeeping staff. I have been to many motels in the Panama City beach area, and I've never been to one that was kept as clean as El Governor. They thoroughly...

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Simi Valley
Reviewed 17 October 2015

On our way South - we got lost. GPS couldn't pick up the satellite for our navigation program in the car, it was dark, and we were totally lost. Ended up about 8:30 p.m. in Mexico Beach, and pulled into the first hotel parking lot we came to. Checked Trip Advisor (always check Trip Advisor before committing to a place!)...

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 16 October 2015

If you don't mind a very casual motel... which is very clean and a bit understated... This is the place. We stay here every year and each time, it just gets better. Staff is absolutely the friendliest in the Gulf! You can not find a closer ocean spot for the value! The best part is the sunsets, you just have...

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Pensacola, Florida
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

We loved our stay at the El Governor Motel. The staff was wonderful and so was the room. The full kitchen made for a very affordable mini vacation. The view was awesome. Will definitely stay here again.

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LaGrange, Georgia
Reviewed 5 October 2015

The room was very clean and comfortable. There was a coffee maker in the room which is a necessity for me! El Governor is right on the beach! There was a band by the pool with good music and Karoke available as well! I enjoyed my stay here!

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atlanta
Reviewed 18 September 2015

This was the first time we have stayed in Mexico Beach. We found the El Governor to be an older property that was clean, quiet, & very affordable. The staff was courteous, & helpful. There are several restaurants, & a grocery store near by, so it is not necessary to have to travel far to go eat or shop. We...

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McAlester, Oklahoma
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Definitely older hotel but clean. Oceanview was really enjoyable. Was able to enjoy the oceanview balcony without neighboring rooms watching me. Just a few steps to the beach.Hardly anyone on the beach. Great location for relaxing. I could stay again just for the location. Everyone was friendly and helpful.

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Saint Peters, Missouri
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Our group of three couples stayed at the El Governor this past week in the 3 bedroom townhouse. The townhouse was clean, very spacious and completely met our needs. The staff was extremely friendly on both check in and check out. This was a completely relaxing stay during the week on a Monday check in with a Thursday checkout. The...

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Thomasville, Georgia
Reviewed 17 August 2015

El Governor Motel was a nice place to stay. Its an older hotel but very clean. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. The room does not have a blow dryer but when i called and asked, they brought one right up. All rooms are beach side so you have a beautiful view and a small balcony where you can sit...

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Panama City, Florida
Reviewed 17 August 2015

El Governor doesn't offer anything fancy, nor do they need to. Every room faces the Gulf of Mexico. The waves and gentle surf wake you up every morning. Forget the unnecessary hotel extras. Grab a cold cocktail at the beach front bar and hit the white sand. El Governor is close to everything in Mexico Beach and it's just a...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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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“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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