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Millersburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 June 2012

Thank you to Dick & Sue for making our first b&b experience so enjoyable! Your home is beautiful, your hospitality was amazing, and the location is perfect - just 1/2 block to the colonial section and nearest Christiana Campbell's Tavern on the east end. We loved every minute of it - especially the breakfasts in our room each morning -...

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GovTrace, Owner at Governor's Trace Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our B&B, and we’re delighted that we could make your first B&B experience a very memorable one. We’re also glad that we could play a part in making your entire visit to our living history museum, Colonial Williamsburg, one to remember fondly. We try very hard to make all of...

Chesapeake, Virginia
Reviewed 11 June 2012

Had a wonderful time, the room was very nice, and the hosts, Dick and Sue were responsive to all our requests. We enjoyed the privacy of the room and especially not having to get dressed and going downstairs to enjoy breakfast. Hard to ask for more.

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 31 May 2012

My wife and I wanted to get away for a short weekend to celebrate a special event. We picked this location out after searching B&B's in the Williamsburg area. Not really knowing what exactly to expect here, we were VERY pleasantly surprised with the clean and quaint accommodations, location to the historic district, and the wonderful hospitality shown by Dick...

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 12 May 2012

We made an impromptu visit to Williiamsburg and were calling around looking for a place to stay. Dick told us to come right over. We were just minutes away and that was not a problem. Both Dick and Sue were both so accommodating. They brought us up ice cold drinks immediately upon our arrival and also told us of all...

Thank Luckymommy42
Reviewed 30 April 2012

Dick & Sue are wonderful hosts. They treat you like family throughout your entire stay with them. They are welcoming and accommodating of your needs. The private breakfast in your room is quite delicious and romantic. The rooms are large, comfortable, and evoke a Williamsburg atmosphere. This is a great B&B within one block of the historic area.

Thank jj9395
Reviewed 11 April 2012

This was my first B&B experience in the United State and it set a very high standard. My girlfriend and I stayed here for our 2 yr anniversary and we felt welcomed from the moment we stepped onto the porch. Dick and Sue were there to greet us and it was like coming home to a relative you haven't seen...

Thank Timothy L
Reviewed 3 April 2012

I feel remiss in taking so long to write this review. We visited Williamsburg in March and spent two days at Governor's Trace. First, I gave this bed and breakfast a 'very good' rating mainly based on a few important things: The owners are very helpful and welcoming, the breakfasts were good, the location ( a short walk to Colonial...

Thank mainehatty
GovTrace, Owner at Governor's Trace Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your thoughts and gracious comments. Your review reminded us of a guest who once said to us: “This is just like staying at Grandma’s house.” At first, we were somewhat insulted but the more we thought about it, we realized that Grandma’s house was a place that was always inviting, cozy, warm, and comfortable, and we always...

Arnold, Maryland
Reviewed 5 January 2012

From Dick welcoming you at the front door to the day we checked out, Dick and Sue were wonderful hosts. This B&B is literally right next to the historic district which makes it very easy to access by foot. The room was very comfortable. The candlelight breakfast was delicious. The recommendations of restaurants and sights to see was greatly appreciated....

1Thank TheClan2010
College Park, Maryland
Reviewed 8 November 2011

My husband and I stayed at Governor's Trace for our one year anniversary and we had such a wonderful time. When people ask how our stay was, my response has been that "It was a dream come true". It was truly a home away from home. We had homemade breakfasts served to us every morning, it was quiet, the place...

Thank Rachel O
West Chester, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 31 October 2011

The best asset of Governor's Trace is the location, a quick walk over a bridge to the foot of the Governor's Palace. The Inn itself was a bit disappointing. Having stayed at many bed and breakfasts and after reading all the wonderful reviews on Trip Advisor, I expected a more refined and welcoming ambiance. The Inn's decor and lay out...

3Thank Drkastout

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $216 - $242 (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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