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Middletown, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Spent 6 nights in room with balcony overlooking gulf of Mexico. Nice beach. Nice motel however housekeeping could have been just a little better. Our room did not appear to have been vacuumed and had to ask for sheets to be changed. Also without running water for a day and a half due to water main break. Although it was...

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1Thank votfinoski
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is an older but very clean, nice hotel. All rooms are ocean front and directly on the beach. Staff was very friendly. They have a great gift shop that also sells snacks and liquor. The tiki bar has happy hour and music on weekends. Pool looked nice. Easy walking to some restaurants and short drive to others. Room had...

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1Thank Michelle A
Columbus, Indiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we checked into the hotel we got to our room and the floor had sand all over the floor. I went to put our clothing in the drawers and there was someone underwear in the back of the drawer of the dresser. My husband called and had the housekeepers come and clean out the drawers in the dresser. The...

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2Thank stephlaw3
East Ellijay, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to get corner room 427 by reserving it for a Sunday check-in and stayed two days. The owner was running a special for $100 per night and we thought for the view, that was perfect. Room 427 like the other corner rooms has two views- one of the Gulf of Mexico and one of the north or...

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1Thank Eaglesfly2015
Gulf Shores, Alabama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Knowing that the El Governor was an older, we were impressed with the entire place. The rooms were completely renovated and up to date. Love it being right on the beach, every room faces the beach with a balcony, pool is heated, bar is beachside, tiki hut and swings on property. Each of the rooms have a full kitchen which...

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3Thank Elizabeth B
Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family of four on an overnight getaway. Rooms are simple but have plenty of space. A kitchenette with full refrigerator that is great for longer stays or families packing food and drinks for the beach. Even on the highest floor you are only minutes to the beach. Heated pool, another great amenity for the sunny but chilly winter days. Rooms...

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2Thank laguna98
Atlanta, GA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a quick getaway to Mexico Beach close to Panama City. Place was very clean and recently remodeled. Every unit has a balcony facing the water. Sound of waves was beautiful. Beach nice and flat for walking. Only drawback was not many restaurants open this time of year. Food was great but very expensive. Our unit had a full kitchen...

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1Thank AtlantaLady56
Gallatin, Tennessee
Reviewed 27 January 2017

All the staff was very friendly, hot coffee in the lobby and hotel is clean. I like the wood look vinyl floors so much better than the cold, slippery white tile floors with dirty grout found in most places. The beach is just feet from your balcony (first floor is parking so had to walk down one flight. Annex rooms...

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3Thank jimtanya1981
Opelika, Alabama
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We have been to the El Governor several times over the past 10 years and love it. The rooms may be a little dated but you're at the beach, all you need is a place to sleep and shower. We could not beat the winter special pricing and decided to take an anniversary trip by ourselves since our honeymoon 24...

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6Thank mcbritton
Calera, Alabama
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We have stayed here as family for 2 years at Thanksgiving & love it. The rooms have been updated since last year (fresh paint, new floors). Rooms are basic w/kitchenette (stoves, microwaves, refrigerators). Rooms are clean, great location and great prices. They even have a beach side bar with live entertainment this year. Great value for the money.

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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
El Governor Motel Mexico Beach, Florida
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All the rooms have ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles stephlaw3, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Corner rooms are the best!”
 of 5 bubbles Eaglesfly2015, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms face the Gulf.”
 of 5 bubbles 194stevej, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't know if there is any bad rooms. They all are on the beach with balconies. Can't ask for better than that.”
 of 5 bubbles 880sheryls, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“5 floors available with a one story annex. We enjoy the higher rooms with views of the beach in each direction. All rooms are beachview.”
 of 5 bubbles , 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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