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9 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Blue Bell
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

My family of 4 stayed here for Dogfish Dash weekend. The location could not have been more convenient--a short walk to Dogfish--and it was nice that our "suite" had a separate bedroom with two twin beds for the kids. The owners were friendly and accommodating. Breakfast was delicious and served on fine china in the formal dining room. The only... More 

Thank MelBHall
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Host was accommodating, he greeted us when we rang the door, showed us the dinning room and 2 parlors, and lovely front side porch and asked us what time we would like to come down for breakfast and what we prefer to eat. He then showed us to our room and gave us a set of keys. This is an... More 

2 Thank dandilion
Baltimore, Maryland
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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

I stayed here about a week ago with a friend for the Firefly Music Festival in Dover. We didn't explore historic Milton, but it's smack dab in the middle of it. For such an old place (absolutely lovely), our room had plenty of modern amenities: a nice TV, mini fridge, hair dryer, heat/AC, etc. Bed was comfortable and the room... More 

Thank devontastic
Baltimore, Maryland
Level Contributor
12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2015

No complaints with Governors B&B! Bill and Deborah were fantastic hosts, very humble and accommodating. The breakfasts were amazing. Living in a noisy city, we were delighted to experience the quiet peacefulness of Milton, and Governors B&B was the place to be. Super close to Dogfish Head Craft Brewery which offers free tours (and samples!)

Thank 443410
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2012

stayed here while visiting my mother who lives in Milton, Stayed 2 nights with my girlfriend awoke both mornings to a wonderful breakfast we both enjoyed the stay tremendously. will absolutely stay their again

5 Thank Jody A
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2011

Nice small, quiet town 15 mins. away from beaches, but in need of some TLC. Clean bedding & towels, but the suite needed some pull down shades. In need of dusting & cob webs removed. Sofa back fell out when I sat down in living area. Very nice host.

3 Thank KMMP
Beavercreek, Ohio
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2011

We came into town for a funeral. Of all of the bed and breakfasts we have had the pleasure of staying at, this one was by far the absolute worst. We arrived in the early evening on a Saturday to check in. Bill was nice when he met us at the door. As we walked in, he pointed to the... More 

4 Thank travelbugs67
wdpost, Owner at The Governor's Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We have been in business for 12 and at no time has anyone written such a negative review. The client was rude and difficult from the beginning because she had to pay for her stay since she could not stay with relatives. At no time during her stay did she voice her concern to me regarding any of her complaints.... More 

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I was traveling alone in Milton five nights and was charged for only four (as advertised you get a free night when you stay t wo or more nights). Every morning at 8 a.m. I was served a hot and delicious breakfast on an antique table in the dining room with china, silver, crystal and tablecloth. A small window was... More 

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Weeki Wachee, Florida
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Reviewed 1 August 2006

The property reminded me of relaxed home town atmosphere. The Elizabeth room was very nice, with a view of the front yard, and decorated with antiques. The bed was only a double bed which is in line with the true antique feeling, but it seemed small after being used to a Queen size bed. The bath was fun as it... More 

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  • Smoking rooms available
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Additional Information about The Governor's Bed and Breakfast

Address: 327 Union St., Milton, DE 19968
Region: United States > Delaware > Milton
Price Range: ₹ 6,478 - ₹ 9,205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2

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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?