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Cosmopolis
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This eight story building has been around for a few decades, But, it has been updated. Our room was clean and comfortable. Flat screen TV, Micro, Fridge, Coffee - all that you would expect. Their - on property- restaurant, after being vacant for several years - literally, has a new lease on life. No complaints about the food or service....

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Hereford, Arizona
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Entering the room there was a chill. Turned on the heat and went to bed. At 11:00 PM the room was colder! The vent was blowing cold air! Hall way and the elevator were warm. Went down to the lobby and talked with the desk. I was told I needed to wait until the next shift was there to get...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at The Governor many times and always enjoyed it. But this time, when I got to my room, the thermostat was set at 53 degrees (which the thermometer confirmed). I jacked up the heat, but it took a full day and a half for it to reach 72. That night, I went to bed wearing socks and...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I checked in by two lovely front desk agents. They were so kind and everything very professional. Their names are Jahkayla and Dagmar. They checked me into 612. I went in the room and there was No Heat. The maintenance man said oh I can give you a few space heaters. I stated no! They are not safe. So The...

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Bremerton, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed a The Governor Hotel a few times the last few years. I have always felt welcome and safe. Coast and the owners/staff are constantly working towards improving this property and it shows. Try this place.

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Ryan K, General Manager at The Governor Hotel, a Coast Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Efwise: Thank you for your kind feedback. It is always great to hear feedback about the improvements about the hotel. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and without our guests, we would not be able to do what we do! We hope to have you back in the near future in Olympia and at the Governor Hotel!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I received some amazing customer service while staying at The Governor, a coast hotel. Jahkayla at the front desk was really friendly and helpful, she gave me great directions to the mall and when I had an issue in my room later that night, she handled it really quickly and apologetically and checked up on me again the next night....

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Ryan K, General Manager at The Governor Hotel, a Coast Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Greeneyes626. Thank you for staying with us during your visit. We are thrilled when our staff is mentioned about the service that he/she provides our guests during their stay. We are glad that we were able to be a part of a great memories at Olympia! We look forward to having you again here at the Governor Hotel! Thank...

Port Angeles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there only one night, but my impression of the hotel is excellent. Everything was clean, and the front desk people were super friendly. The room rate was also very reasonably. Will definitely stay there again.

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Ryan K, General Manager at The Governor Hotel, a Coast Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sam S. P. Thank you for your feedback! We are glad that you enjoyed staying with us and we were able to provide friendly service. We look forward to having you again at the Governor! Thank you.

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Governor hotel was our host for just one night. Overall it was quite nice: quiet, solid, nice view over the lake from the window. Fairly good breakfast (free) and complimentary parking. Location is excellent, right in the downtown. Welcoming staff. I would recommend stay there to anyone who wants a central comfortable location in Olympia with a view (from the...

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Ryan K, General Manager at The Governor Hotel, a Coast Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 50Ksenia: Thank you for choosing to staying with us for your visit to Olympia. Thank you for your feedback and recommendation! We take your feedback with sincerity and we will continue to work to provide great experience with our guests. Thank you and we look forward to having you back when you visit Olympia again!

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would classify the Governor Hotel as more of a "motel" level place. We asked for the nicest room we could get facing the lake. So keep in mind this was the NICEST ROOM we could get facing the lake. It was a king on the 8th floor (that is the top floor). I know this hotel has recently gone...

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Ryan K, General Manager at The Governor Hotel, a Coast Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sarah B. Thank you for your feedback. Our sincere apologies for your experience during your stay. I have shared your feedback with our team and we will make sure to address the issues that were mentioned. We hope to have you back for a different, and a better experience. Thank you!

Eugene
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was nice, and the staff extremely friendly, but the room was very cold when we got there, and the heater on high wasn't enough to ever get it up to a comfortable temperature. The views are pretty great, even the east-facing rooms have a nice view of downtown Oly and the west rooms face the lake. Nice sized...

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Ryan K, General Manager at The Governor Hotel, a Coast Hotel, responded to this review

Dear valued guest: Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are glad that you liked the location, staff, and the great views from our rooms. We will take your feedback and share with the appropriate departments to provide better experience for your next visit and future guests. Thank you!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Governor Hotel, a Coast Hotel, features 123 newly renovated rooms with all new decor, furnishings, bathrooms and amenities along with panoramic views of the State Capitol, Capitol Lake, Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. The Governor Hotel provides all guests with complimentary Wi-Fi, hot breakfast buffet and covered parking. All rooms have a microwave, mini-fridge and floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors opening to a French balcony. Within walking distance are the State Capitol campus, Hands on Children's Museum, Farmers market, Boardwalk, Capitol Lake, Puget Sound waterfront and the Washington Center for Performing Arts. The Evergreen State College, St. Martin's University and South Puget Sound Community College is within a short distance as are over 60 restaurants and specialty shops. Nearby attractions include Mt. Rainier and Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Meeting and Banquet facilities are available for up to 160 guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Governor Hotel, a Coast Hotel

Address: 621 Capitol Way S, Olympia, WA 98501-1205 (Formerly Ramada Inn Governor House)
Region: United States > Washington > Olympia
Price Range: $127 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Governor Hotel, a Coast Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 123
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“Unseasonable cold (freezing) when we stayed, so we opted for a room on the east side overlooking the park vs. the lake view on the west side. We were on the lee side protected from the prevailing winds.”
 of 5 bubbles PMRailroad, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you're traveling in winter, ask about the heat!”
 of 5 bubbles Pepi25_11, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upper on the lake side for the best view.”
  • the lake - this is from the 8th floor. if you want the view you must be on an upper floor
  • microwave (fridge underneath)
  • looking down at parking lot and the
  • broken toilet paper holder kept turning and dropping paper to the floor.
  • safe/ironing board
 of 5 bubbles Q5388EWsarahb, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Close the curtains and turn heat on high as soon as you can”
 of 5 bubbles I735MIpath, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Heat control could have been better. ”
 of 5 bubbles L6358SJstevens, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
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