GOV. DINWIDDIE HOTEL & SUITES AN ASCEND COLLECTION

506 Dinwiddie St., Portsmouth, VA 23704 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-230-4134
3 Star Downtown Hotel in Portsmouth City County
36.835198-76.3023949
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  • Free breakfast available
  • Avg. Group Discount of 13.3%!
  • Fitness center on property
  • 60 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 7 floors
  • Check out: 11:00 AM
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 4.0/10
  • 2 meeting rooms in property

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Summary of Verified Reviews

Summary of 118 verified reviews

The TrustYou Meta-Review is a summary of verified reviews from across the web. These summaries use state-of-the-art algorithms to analyze review data and benchmark hotels against each other so you can find and book the perfect hotel.

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67
Poor

With a poor TrustScore of 67, guests think this hotel is not up to standards with its rooms, comfort and Vibe.

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  • TV is not good

    “Old CRT TV” “No DVD player”

  • Poor bathroom

    “Didn't have hot water” “Towels are small”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Old CRT TV” “Old tv”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “No working AC” “Remote control didn't work”

Review highlights

Value

100/100
13 reviews

Best value for money.

“Good for price” “Free breakfast” “Parking was free”

Food

100/100
8 reviews

Delicious food.

“Mexican Restaurant right next door” “Mexican Restaurant next door” “Recommend a good restaurant for dinner”

Location

85/100
26 reviews

Great location.

“5 minute walk to the ferry” “Good restaurants” “Parking was free”

Service

73/100
54 reviews

Friendly, more-or-less professional service, and so-so reception.

“Front desk person informed” “Front desk staff were friendly and professional” “Friendly staff”

Breakfast

62/100
12 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“No breakfast” “Great breakfast” “Breakfast sucked”

Cleanliness

57/100
30 reviews

Decently clean rooms and bathrooms. Unclean hotel facilities.

“Humid so everything” “Mattress was stained” “Bed skirt was stained”

Amenities

50/100
15 reviews

Buildings are not very nice, with an unpleasant entrance, but the amenities are okay.

“Garden across the street” “King size bed room with a sitting area” “Building next door”

Room

38/100
68 reviews

Old, run-down, acceptably clean rooms. Small rooms with bad televisions, air conditioning, and beds. Cramped but relatively clean bathrooms.

“No A/C” “No working AC” “Remote control didn't work”

Comfort

35/100
38 reviews

Generally poor comfort, particularly the beds, and A/C is lacking. Noisy, cramped rooms and bathrooms.

“Road noise outside the hotel” “Towels are small” “Noisy doors”

Vibe

33/100
25 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area.

“Scary elevator” “Old CRT TV” “Old tv”

Good to know

  • Great location

    “5 minute walk to the ferry” “Good restaurants”

  • Uncomfortable

    “Road noise outside the hotel” “Towels are small”

  • Poor vibe

    “Scary elevator” “Old CRT TV”

  • Room is not nice

    “No A/C” “No working AC”

Review highlights

Location

86/100
8 reviews

Great location.

“5 minute walk to the ferry” “Good restaurants” “Parking was free”

Service

74/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Front desk person informed” “Front desk staff were friendly and professional” “Friendly staff”

Room

44/100
9 reviews

Room is not nice.

“No A/C” “No working AC” “Remote control didn't work”

Comfort

41/100
4 reviews

Uncomfortable.

“Road noise outside the hotel” “Towels are small” “Noisy doors”

Vibe

34/100
4 reviews

Poor vibe.

“Scary elevator” “Old CRT TV” “Old tv”

Good to know

  • Fantastic service

    “Front desk person informed” “Front desk staff were friendly and professional”

  • Room is not nice

    “No A/C” “No working AC”

Review highlights

Service

71/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Front desk person informed” “Front desk staff were friendly and professional” “Friendly staff”

Room

37/100
5 reviews

Room is not nice.

“No A/C” “No working AC” “Remote control didn't work”

Good to know

  • TV is not good

    “Old CRT TV” “No DVD player”

  • Poor bathroom

    “Didn't have hot water” “Towels are small”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Old CRT TV” “Old tv”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “No working AC” “Remote control didn't work”

Review highlights

Value

100/100
13 reviews

Best value for money.

“Good for price” “Free breakfast” “Parking was free”

Food

100/100
8 reviews

Delicious food.

“Mexican Restaurant right next door” “Mexican Restaurant next door” “Recommend a good restaurant for dinner”

Location

85/100
26 reviews

Great location.

“5 minute walk to the ferry” “Good restaurants” “Parking was free”

Service

71/100
54 reviews

Friendly, more-or-less professional service, and so-so reception.

“Front desk person informed” “Front desk staff were friendly and professional” “Friendly staff”

Breakfast

62/100
12 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“No breakfast” “Great breakfast” “Breakfast sucked”

Cleanliness

57/100
30 reviews

Decently clean rooms and bathrooms. Unclean hotel facilities.

“Humid so everything” “Bed skirt was stained” “Floor was stained”

Room

37/100
68 reviews

Old, run-down, acceptably clean rooms. Small rooms with bad televisions, air conditioning, and beds. Cramped but relatively clean bathrooms.

“No A/C” “No working AC” “Remote control didn't work”

Vibe

36/100
23 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area.

“Scary elevator” “Old CRT TV” “Old tv”

Comfort

35/100
38 reviews

Generally poor comfort, particularly the beds, and A/C is lacking. Noisy, cramped rooms and bathrooms.

“Road noise outside the hotel” “Towels are small” “Noisy doors”

Good to know

  • Room is not nice

    “No A/C” “No working AC”

  • Fantastic service

    “Front desk person informed” “Front desk staff were friendly and professional”

  • Great location

    “5 minute walk to the ferry” “Good restaurants”

  • Uncomfortable

    “Road noise outside the hotel” “Towels are small”

Review highlights

Location

86/100
8 reviews

Great location.

“5 minute walk to the ferry” “Good restaurants” “Parking was free”

Service

74/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Front desk person informed” “Front desk staff were friendly and professional” “Friendly staff”

Room

43/100
9 reviews

Room is not nice.

“No A/C” “No working AC” “Remote control didn't work”

Comfort

41/100
4 reviews

Uncomfortable.

“Road noise outside the hotel” “Towels are small” “Noisy doors”

Vibe

34/100
4 reviews

Poor vibe.

“Scary elevator” “Old CRT TV” “Old tv”

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Property Description

A DOWNTOWN BEACON OF SOCIAL AND CIVIC LIFE FROM 1945 THROUGH 1960'S THE GOVERNOR DINWIDDIE HOTEL AT HIGH AND DINWIDDIE STREET HAS BEEN BROUGHT BACK TO LIFE. THE GOVERNOR DINWIDDIE HAS THE PERFECT PRIME LOCATION IN THE MIDDLE OF OLDE TOWNE BUSINESS DISTRICT AND IS A SHORT WALK TO NUMEROUS CAFES, GIFT AND SPECIALTY SHOPS, 16 RESTAURANTS & ANTIQUES STORE ALONG HIGH STREET AND ITS SIDE STREETS. CERTAIN TO PLEASE THE MOST ROAD-WEARY BUSINESS TRAVELER, AS WELL AS THE MOST DISCRIMINATING VACATIONER, THE GOVERNOR DINWIDDIE HOTEL HAS JUST THE RIGHT MIX OF MODERN AMENITIES AND CLASSIC ELEGANCE.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00 PM
Check Out:11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation:2004
Floors:7
Rooms:60
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:40
Handicap Rooms:
Suites:14
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:2 View Spaces
Meeting Space:2030 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 135 people
Dist. to Food/Bars:On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym:0.3 Mi
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24 CXL POLICY PRIOR TO ARRIVAL
Nightly Parking:0.00
Typical Group Deposit:50%
Total Taxes:14.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Grocery service
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

NORFOLK INT'L AIRPORT APRROXIMATE DRIVING TIME 22 MINUTES AND DISTANCE IS 10 MILES. AIRPORT EXPRESS PROVIDES SHUTTLE SERVICE $16-$25. IT IS LOCATED RIGHT OUTSIDE THE ARRIVAL TERMINAL AT THE AIRPORT AND REQUIRES ADVANCE RESERVATION. TAXIS ARE ALWAYS AVAILABLE FOR $26-$35. RENTAL CARS ARE CONVENIENT OPTION AND ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE OR AT THE AIRPORT.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Light Breakfast featuring Waffles, Fruit, Juice and Coffee

Previously known as:
Gov Dinwiddie Hotel & Suites An Ascend Collection, The Governor Dinwiddie Hotel & Suites

Group vs. Individual Rates at Gov. Dinwiddie Hotel & Suites An Ascend Collection

Rate fluctuations of Gov. Dinwiddie Hotel & Suites An Ascend Collection

The chart above shows trends of prices for both our group quotes and the best individual traveler prices our system could find at the time the group/meeting bid was entered. The best group or meeting displayed is 43.2% in the month of February 2014 and the highest average individual rate is $119 in the month of July 2015. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Gov. Dinwiddie Hotel & Suites An Ascend Collection in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Gov. Dinwiddie Hotel & Suites An Ascend Collection

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Gov. Dinwiddie Hotel & Suites An Ascend Collection.

Feel free to use the Gov. Dinwiddie Hotel & Suites An Ascend Collection meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Portsmouth event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Governer's Ball Room70 x 23 x 181610200/--8478243022--/--200150--
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Governer's Ball Room

Governor's Ball room Layout details are as follows1)Half of the Ball room is 33ft/L by 29ft/w 2)Half of the Ball room is 37ft/L by 23ft/wWe can provide chairs and tables depending on customers preferenceAdvance information is needed for providing table cloth & skirts (subject to additional Charge)
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
1610 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
70 x 23 x 18 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
14
Columns:
0
Windows:
7
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • WIFI Internet
  • Air Conditioning
Governor's Palm Room24 x 16 x 18384--/2418189159--/--3030--
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Governor's Palm Room

Small Meeting space works well for theater set up of 24-28, Rounds of 8 for 16 people. Or classroom of 12-16.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
384 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
24 x 16 x 18 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • WIFI Internet
  • Air Conditioning

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