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The Governor's Inn

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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Standard Room, 2 Full Beds | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of The Governor's Inn

The Governor's Inn

3.0 star property

8.0/10 Very Good

Popular amenities

  • Breakfast included
  • Pet friendly
  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
78 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH, 03867

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRochester Opera House5 min walk
  • Popular LocationRochester Historical Society Museum6 min walk
  • Popular LocationRochester Common14 min walk
  • AirportPortsmouth, NH (PSM-Portsmouth Intl.)26 min drive

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About this area


The Governor's Inn is located in Rochester. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Rochester Common and Baxter Lake, while Rochester Opera House and Salmon Falls Mill Historic District are cultural highlights. Dover Bowl Family Fun Center and The Children's Museum of New Hampshire are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Rochester Opera House - 5 min walk
  • Rochester Historical Society Museum - 6 min walk
  • Rochester Common - 14 min walk
  • Lilac Mall - 16 min walk
  • Fresenius Medical Care at Frisbie Memorial Hospital - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Dover Transportation Center - 16 min drive
  • Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) - 62 min drive


  • McDonald's - 3 min drive
  • Lilac City Grille - 6 min walk
  • Taco Bell - 3 min drive
  • McDonald's - 11 min walk
  • Burger King - 20 min walk

About this property

The Governor's Inn

3-star inn
Consider a stay at The Governor's Inn and take advantage of free continental breakfast, a terrace, and a coffee shop/cafe. The onsite restaurant, Spaulding Steak & Ale, features American cuisine. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a garden and a bar.
Other perks include:
  • Free self parking
  • Smoke-free premises, free newspapers, and wedding services
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the dining options
Room features
All 20 rooms boast comforts such as air conditioning, in addition to amenities like free WiFi. Guests reviews speak well of the comfortable rooms at the property.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with free toiletries
  • Smart TVs with cable channels


English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device

Safety measures

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily
  • A bar/lounge
  • A coffee shop/cafe
  • A restaurant

Restaurants on site

  • Spaulding Steak & Ale
  • The Garage


  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Limited-hour front desk

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Meeting room


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • No elevator (single-level property)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Free toiletries
  • Private bathroom


  • Smart TV with cable channels

Food and drink

  • Limited room service


  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Mobile key entry

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Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Minimum check-in age: 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Guests will receive key retrieval information
If you are planning to arrive after 3:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk, key retrieval


Pets stay free
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property does not have elevators

Property is also known as

Governor's Inn Rochester
Governor's Rochester
The Governor's Inn Inn
The Governor's Inn Rochester
The Governor's Inn Inn Rochester

Frequently asked questions

Is The Governor's Inn pet-friendly?

Yes, pets are allowed at this property.

How much does it cost to stay at The Governor's Inn?

As of Mar 31, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Governor's Inn on Apr 2, 2023 start from $108.0, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at The Governor's Inn?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at The Governor's Inn?

Check-in begins at 3:00 PM.

What time is check-out at The Governor's Inn?

Check-out is at 11:00 AM.

Where is The Governor's Inn located?

Situated in Rochester, this inn is within a 10-minute walk of Rochester Opera House and Rochester Historical Society Museum. Rochester Common and Lilac Mall are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Governor's Inn and receive a full refund?

Yes, The Governor's Inn offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Governor's Inn cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.



Very Good

Rating 10 - Excellent. 201 out of 460 reviews" "
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Rating 8 - Good. 146 out of 460 reviews" "
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Rating 6 - Okay. 64 out of 460 reviews" "
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Rating 4 - Poor. 31 out of 460 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 7%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 18 out of 460 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 4%




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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Excellent


Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Great stay
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2023

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great place for a night out.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2023

6/10 Okay


Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
The staff was friendly and the hotel was quiet. My room was very old and had dated furniture, carpet, curtains etc but it was clean. The bed was the most uncomfortable bed I have ever slept on.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2023

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 1 night in Feb 2023

8/10 Good


Stayed 1 night in Feb 2023

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
We were only there for night but it was wonderful. Clean, comfy and friendly staff!
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2023

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 1 night in Feb 2023

8/10 Good


Business traveler, Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We like the governors inn and have stayed there a few times. Pretty basic but not crazy priced
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent


Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
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Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Easy check in, check out. No thrills and frills, but overall good value for an overnight stay. Friendly staff.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2022

General hotel information

Highly Rated Amenities
Property Cleanliness & Comfortable Beds
Star Rating
Nearest Airport
Manchester, NH (MHT-Manchester-Boston Regional)
78 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH