Governors Inn

Governors Inn
209 S. Adams St.
Tallahassee, FL US

Rating: Three star
The Governors Inn is a 41-room boutique hotel prominently located one block from Florida's Capitol Building and Complex on Tallahassee's famous Adams Street Commons. Its much to be envied location places the hotel in the midst of legislative activities, fine restaurants, football gatherings and downtown's many events such as Springtime Tallahassee and Saturday Market Days. The Governors Inn is also within walking distance to Florida State University and a short drive from FAMU and Tallahassee Community College, making it the ideal home-base for graduation, orientation and university activities. The State Supreme Court, Museum of Florida History, Challenger Center and much more are all just a short walk away. Guests to the recently refurbished Inn enjoy a complete array of services and amenities, some customary, others pleasantly out of the ordinary?..European Turndown Service, Complimentary Breakfast & Cocktails, Free Daily Newspapers, Complimentary Valet Parking, wifi and Business Services, Pillowtop Bedding, Flat Screen Televisions, and much more. The security afforded by the Valet Parking is an added amenity. The hotel is also a non-smoking facility and in the midst of converting to a "green" hotel. Opened in 1983 in what was originally a stable, the interiors feature the original exposed stable beams, giving this recently renovated first class establishment a taste of the past. Opening onto our lamp and sky lit hallways are 41 rooms and suites, each named for a Governor from Florida's past. From the two-room spacious Spessard Holland Suite, ideal for the perfect wedding night, to the loft bedrooms overlooking a private wood-burning fireplace, you can find the right room to make your visit memorable. Each room is uniquely decorated featuring antique four- poster beds, English pub table writing desks and armoires. The complimentary breakfast and cocktail hour gives guests the opportunity to meet and network with people throughout Florida and the world. The Governors Inn's greatest amenity ist its dedicated and hospitable staff, continually exhibiting an outstanding effort to accommodate all guest needs. Our Guest Opinion Surveys are full of compliments concerning the warmth and obliging nature of our staff. From business meetings to bridal luncheons, our intimate meeting rooms provide the perfect setting for gatherings. Seasonal and weekend packages traditionally include a room, dinner coupon for great local restaurants, and champagne in addition to the hotel's normal amenities. Upgrading to a suite can easily be added to the package as well as limousine service to local events. Among the many opportunities to take advantage of the packages are: Grand Escape: "Enjoy a lovely Friday or Saturday night stay at the Governors Inn. This includes one of our luxurious rooms, continental breakfast, afternoon cocktails, champagne in your room and a thirty-dollar gift certificate towards your dinner at Andrew's 228 or Harry's Seafood Bar & Grille". Suite Escape: "Enjoy a lovely Friday or Saturday night stay at the Governors Inn. This includes any one of our luxurious suites, continental breakfast, afternoon cocktails, champagne in your room and a thirty-dollar gift certificate towards your dinner at Andrew's 228 or Harry's Seafood Bar & Grille".

Room Information

ATRIUM ROOM
Among furnishings in the Atrium rooms are queen or king beds, antique English writing tables and armoires, flat screen televisions, mini-refrigerators and granite vanities. Each is individually decorated with beautiful bedding and upholstery.
DOUBLE QUEEN
The Governors Inn's Double Queen rooms feature elegant four-poster beds with 15 foot vaulted ceilings, armoires housing televisions, English pub tables. The draped floor to ceiling windows provide views of the Capitol and downtown area. These quiet and spacious rooms are located on the third floor of the Inn's North Wing building
JUNIOR SUITE
The Governors Inn Junior Suites boast 15 foot ceilings, queen or king four poster beds and a cozy sitting area with a sleeper sofa. The English antiques bring warmth and heritage to these beautifully appointed rooms located in the North Wing of the Inn. Please contact hotel for availability
LOFT SUITES
The Governors Inn's unique Loft Suites feature a loft bedroom with a King size bed, antique English armoires concealing a flat screen television, and a skylight. A spiral staircase brings you to an intimate sitting area featuring a wood-burning fireplace, sleeper sofa, custom cabinet containing an additional flat screen television and mini-refrigerator, French doors lead to a balcony on Gallie Alley Courtyard.
Lawton Chiles Suite
Named after Florida's Governor "Walking Lawton", the Lawton Chiles' Suite is a unique, oversized suite featuring a sleeping wing and an intimate sitting area. A four poster queen bed, exquisite antique armoire fitted with flat screen television and wet bar highlight the sleeping area. Two sleeper loveseats, an additional flat screen television, ceiling fans, mini refrigerator and pub table writing desk comprise the sitting area that is backed by 25 foot draped and shuttered bay windows, making this suite warm and sunny. Please contact hotel for availability
Spessard Holland Suite
The Spessard Holland Suite, our most requested accommodation, is named after Florida's 28th Governor. A spacious two-room suite, the Holland offers separate sleeping and living space and a large bath featuring a whirlpool tub. For extra accommodations, the living room sofa is a sleeper. Furnished with beautiful English armoires, flat screen televisions, a wet bar, pub table, and custom upholstery, the Holland Suite is perfect for wedding night couples, VIP guests or a special Valentine surprise. Please contact hotel for availability

Directions

TLH: SW
TLH is 8 miles Southwest to the property.

Restaurants

Complimentary cocktails in the Florida Room every day except Sunday
5pm-6:30pm
Located in the center of the Florida Room, the striking antique bar is the center of the afternoon cocktail hour. Complimentary cocktails for guests include beer, wine, and top-shelf liquor. The cocktail hour offers guests the opportunity to mingle with other patrons visiting the Capitol City for business, university events and pleasure.
Andrew's Capital Grill and Bar
Perfect for casual cocktail parties, semi-private receptions, Sunday brunch buffet and fundraisers. During the spring when the Legislature is in town, come on over and dine at Andrew's Capital Grill & Bar to find out which menu selections feed Florida's dynamic political world. During the winter holiday season, dine at Andrew's Capital Grill & Bar surrounding yourself in a sea of lights from the holiday festivities. In the spring and summer, you can relax and enjoy the fresh air and the outside patio's great view. Whether meeting friends after work or enjoying a night out with family, there's always excitement at Andrew's Lunch: Monday - Saturday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm Sunday Brunch 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Mid-day: Monday - Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm Dinner: Monday - Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Friday - Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm Sunday CLOSED FOR DINNER
Andrew's 228
Andrew's 228, the newest venture of "Mr. Downtown" Andrew Reiss, is an urban chic restaurant serving signature blends of creative American and Italian cuisine. The menu and daily specials are complimented by a full bar, desserts and coffees, and a comprehensive and comprehensible wine list. 228's delicious starters included Butternut Squash Ravioli, Lobster/Shrimp 'Cargot' and Tempura Fried Oysters. Follow up 228's delicious appetizers with the Tuscan Chicken, Grouper Picatta, or Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon. Dinner: Monday - Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Friday - Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm Sunday CLOSED FOR DINNER
Harry's Seafood
Sun-Thurs 11 am-10 pm, Fri and Sat 11 am-11 pm
An exciting, creative menu done with flair for the fun and ambiance of New Orleans. Dress is casual
Paradigm
11:00-2:00 lunch 5:00 pm happy hour
Located in a renovated warehouse, the exposed brick, shiny metal tables and beautiful bar make Paradigm a great place to eat and mingle.
Finnigan's Wake
3:00pm-2:00am
Brand new but "old-time" feel, Irish Pub

Area Attractions

Leon County Civic Center
Leon County Civic Center is .1 miles SW to the property.
Private Aviation Facility
Private Aviation Facility is 8 miles SW to the property.
Florida A & M (FAMU)
Florida A & M (FAMU) is 2 miles SW to the property.
Challenger Center
Challenger Center is .1 miles SW to the property.
Junior Museum/Tallahassee
Junior Museum/Tallahassee is 4 miles SW to the property.
FL SENATE OFFICE
FL SENATE OFFICE,404 S MONROE ST,TALLAHASSEE, FL. is .5 miles SW to the property.
STATE SUPREME COURT
STATE SUPREME COURT TALLAHASSEE, FL. is .5 miles SW to the property.
GULF COAST AND BEACHES
GULF COAST AND BEACHES is 45 miles South to the property.
US COURTHOUSE
US COURTHOUSE 111 N ADAMS ST TALLAHASSEE, FL. is .5 miles South to the property.
FL DEPT OF EDUCATION
FL DEPT OF EDUCATION 325 W GAINES ST TALLAHASSEE, FL. is .5 miles South to the property.
FL LEGISLATURE, OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
FL LEGISLATURE, OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR 111 W ST. AUGUSTINE ST TALLAHASSEE, FL is .5 miles South to the property.
FL STATE CAPITOL
FL STATE CAPITOL 400 S MONROE ST TALLAHASSEE, FL. is .5 miles South to the property.
CITY HALL
CITY HALL is .5 miles South to the property.
Tallahassee Memorial Regional
Tallahassee Memorial Regional is 3 miles NE to the property.
Maclay Gardens
Maclay Gardens is 6 miles NE to the property.
Goodwood Museum & Gardens
Goodwood Museum & Gardens is 3 miles NE to the property.
FL DEPT OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL
FL DEPT OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL is .5 miles West to the property.
FIRST DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL
FIRST DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL is .5 miles West to the property.
San Louis Archeological & Historical Site
San Louis Archeological & Historical Site is 3 miles West to the property.
Florida State University
Florida State University is .3 miles West to the property.
Tallahassee Community College
Tallahassee Community College is 5 miles West to the property.
FL DEPT OF REVENUE, FL FISH AND WILDLIFE
FL DEPT OF REVENUE, FL FISH AND WILDLIFE is .5 miles SE to the property.
LEROY COLLINS PUBLIC LIBRARY
LEROY COLLINS PUBLIC LIBRARY is .5 miles NW to the property.
LEON COUNTY COURTHOUSE
LEON COUNTY COURTHOUSE is .5 miles to the property.
Tallahassee Automobile Museum
Tallahassee Automobile Museum is 9 miles East to the property.
Pebble Hill Plantation
Pebble Hill Plantation is 25 miles North to the property.
Governors Square Mall
Governors Square Mall is 2 miles East to the property.
Museum of Florida History
Museum of Florida History is .1 miles SW to the property.
Florida Supreme Court
Florida Supreme Court is .1 miles SW to the property.
Capitol Complex
Capitol Complex is .1 miles South to the property.

Recreation

Fitness Center
Massage Fitness Center available immediately across the street. In-room massage available
Sports & Recreation
Massage

Meeting Facilities

Meeting & Convention Facilities
Total Number of Meeting Rooms:1 Total Capacity of Smallest Meeting Rooms:10 Total capacity of Largest Meeting Room:30 Number of Meeting Personnel on site: 1 Largest Room Space: Square Feet:725 Smallest Room Space: Square Feet:150
Business Center
Fax and/or Copy Services, A/V Equipment,Internet Connections

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    Amenities

  • AM/FM Alarm Clock
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Business Center
  • Concierge
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Free Parking
  • Hairdryers Available
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • No Smoking Rooms/Facilities
  • Free Newspaper
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Fitness Center or Spa
  • Television with Cable
  • Laundry/Valet Services
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