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El Governor Motel

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We rode our motorcycles to El check-in ladies were wonderful, room was clean we do a deep check when we enter rooms when we stay and wipe things down and everything was clean. Bed pillows were not good they need updated so if you are traveling by automobile pack your pillow! Pool was basic but nice since gulf water was...

1Thank lisa b
White, Georgia
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was our 4th trip to the EL and every time has been great. Their off season rates will keep us coming back and the way they manage a perfectly located beach hotel is the icing on the cake.Keep the town unique and laid back and free of high rises, putt putts, go kart tracks and slimey bars and we'll...

Thank Engelbert30184
Lacombe, Louisiana
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We have been coming to El Governor for about eight years and I must say, every time surpasses the last time. The rooms are always clean, the staff and housekeeping are friendly and helpful. The pool is open year-round and has a lot of seating options. One-stop shopping as they have the best gift shop around. Whether you need drinks,...

Thank Trudy M
Dothan, Alabama
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Great location right on Mexico Beach...typical non chain beach front motel..shows it's wear and tear...but everything worked...plenty of hot water and a/c...we had a king bed and it was OK...we didn't come to the beach to stay in the room. We had a full fridge in our room and microwave and coffee maker. The entire staff was helpful and very...

Thank Bill E
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This is the perfect beach place. We stayed in the annex, right on the beach, full kitchen , grills out back. The tiki hut is awesome. The only downside, our room needed some upkeep. The shower curtain had some mold on it and the towels were getting thin. However, it won't deter us from staying again. The people are great...

Thank htarr58
Childress, Texas
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Every room has a beach front view! Nice little balcony and fairly spacious rooms. The kitchenette was a nice bonus. The beautiful strip of white beach just made my day! Restaurants and a grocery store within walking distance made this a great place to stay.

1Thank Nana200507
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome setup. I stayed in the Annex and loved it. Plenty of different areas to eat outside and grill. Beautiful view of the ocean. Heated pool in winter. Live entertainment on weekends! Really cool gift shop and tiki bar too! Walking distance to Toucans bar and grill as well! Will definitely be back!

Thank Scott C
Dayton, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We enjoyed our trip in August to Mexico Beach and our stay at El Governor. Our room was on the 2nd floor. We had plenty of room We loved the balcony overlooking the beach. Having the kitchenett was a plus. We would stay here again.

Thank N1186JGKaren
Valdosta, Georgia
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I visited Mexico beach for a fishing tournament and stayed two nights at the el Governor motel. The rooms are a decent size and slightly updated including floors and tv but not the bathroom which is disappointing. The beds are decent and the balcony was nice but needed to be cleaned. The live entertainment at night was a nice touch...

1Thank samwright94
Daphne, Alabama
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This place is a classic! Pristine sugar white beaches and gentle turquoise surf. What's not to love. Clean, simple and neat as a pin. Rooms with supplied kitchenettes and large refrigerators. Perfect for large family retreat or a relaxing couples weekend away. Great common areas! Large pool with lounging area, beach side beverage bar. Nice gift shop. Welcoming front desk...

Thank KarenMutter

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  • 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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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
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“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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