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Dover, New Hampshire
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127 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

After more than 60 years of home cooked thanksgiving meals, we decided to try eating out on this family holiday. We wanted to avoid a buffet and have a plated meal. The seacoast of NH has numerous restaurants but only few are open thanksgiving day. We emailed the Governors and received a prompt and helpful response for their prix fixe... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

An amazing building. Staff friendly, great breakfast. I know its a period property but the shower was also period ie shower over claw foot bath. I prefer a modern shower but I guess I should have expected this. The staircase is magnificent and there is the Garage next door which we found friendly and served nice beers.

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Thank Ian H
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The Steak and Ale restaurant at Governs Inn is great. It has become our place to go when we want a good (special) meal. I recommend this restaurant. On weekends they have prime rib which is very good.

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Thank Andy5913
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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427 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 403 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Looking for something near Boston because we were coming from Maine and had to be at the airport by mid-morning, we decided to book a room at the inn. Rochester was about 90 minutes from the airport and seemed like a sleepy, quaint town, so we decided this was a good choice. The inn is located near the center of... More 

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Bucks. UK
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386 reviews
209 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

A really good choice. A lovely historic inn with an amazing staircase set in attractive leafy grounds on the edge of the nice town of Rochester NH. We had a “small bedroom” but it was a decent size with good bathroom although only a double bed (but we were aware of that). Nicely furnished room; no mod-cons like fridge or... More 

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Rockwood, Maine
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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Friends who had attended functions but had not stayed the night at this place had good things to say, however we were very disappointed. Two weeks before we had hoped to stay there we booked a room through expedia. The choice available was a King or a deluxe King for a bit more money. We booked the deluxe King. Upon... More 

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Thank toromerkle
Montreal
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99 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

The Inn is historic and very beautiful! The staff was extremely welcoming and nice. Breakfast in included but basic. Muffins, yogurt and fruits. Room was ok but very basic. Air condition ing was not turned on when we arrived so it took a few hours to cool down the room and since we were in the attic it was pretty... More 

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Portland Maine
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Great variety of Music over the weekend in a comfortable BnB style inn. Great bar with any type of beer, wine , or cocktail you may want. Food was excellent and we were just a short ride to New Hampshire White Mts. Location sits equally between seacoast and mountains and made our visit to New Hampshire a great one. We... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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60 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We stayed here while visiting family in the area,actually invited them to have dinner at the restaurant in the Inn. Nice meal and fun time by all.Enjoyed a upscale continental breakfast in the morning also.The only thing the bed was the hardest bed I have ever slept on.Otherwise it was very nice

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Rye, New Hampshire
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805 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

This inn has a lot of history, ambience and charm. Each room is distinct and pretty. There's also the Rolland Estate next door, which also has nice rooms. Most of the rooms are large, with wood floors, high ceilings and gorgeous wallpaper. Furnishings are attractive as well. It has very good restaurants that include two formal dining rooms, a pub,... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about The Governor's Inn

Address: 78 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH 03867
Region: United States > New Hampshire > Rochester
Price Range: $108 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Governor's Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“It doesn't matter what you choose, they will give you what they want. Deluxe and dump all the same.”
 of 5 bubbles toromerkle, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The room I had was on the right hand side of the building from the street and it was noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles SteveBalham, 2 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Room 224 had a small shower stall and king bed.”
 of 5 bubbles NYTinkerbell3, 18 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Did not keep track of my room number but ask for a large room I guess. couldn't hurt. If you are on a motorbike. Suggest they build a bike port in the back.”
 of 5 bubbles EasyRider54, 10 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Really love that the shipping of the battery was no big deal.....told them I would send reimbursement and they shipped it right away no hassles at all. Points for integrity!!!”
 of 5 bubbles marinernut, 2 Jul 2013 | Read review
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