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Apalachicola River Inn

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123 Water Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320
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$30 off room rate
Apalachicola River Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wauwatosa, WI
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't believe the description of this hotel...beautifully appointed rooms, recently remodeled, utmost in quality, yada, yada, yada. It's not true! Everything in the room was very dated. There was a strong musty odor and the carpet felt damp. Running the air conditioner helped lessen the smell. The outside deck was nice, but the chairs were dirty. On a positive note,... More 

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Rochester, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The title of this review says it all pretty much. This is a much older establishment but you can tell the owners put a lot of effort into maintaining this inn. Our room was recently freshly painted in a lovely lavender. We asked for a room on the second floor and had an amazing view of the shrimp boats and... More 

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Columbus, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Purple and black exterior. Room was small, Spartan, and smelled. There were no bureaus, the overhead light had at most a 40 watt bulb, there was no mirror other than in the tiny bathroom, and no electrical outlet in the bathroom. The thrift shop style furnishings were old and not that clean. Housekeeping made our beds and put fresh towels... More 

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oystr, Owner at Apalachicola River Inn, responded to this review

2013teach23, "Stuck in the Fifties" First of all we are sorry that you did enjoy your stay at the Apalachicola River Inn,and you have every right to make your feelings known. You stayed 6 days because your husband didn't mind the surroundings,but you blame us.You enjoyed the breakfast and you enjoyed the view, but yet had little good to say... More 

Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great find with such a quaint, tranquil feel to it. Loved sitting on the dock outside our room with a lovely view of the bay. Fabulous breakfast in an outdoor setting on the water. The staff was so hospitable, they even sent me something I left in the room, free of charge. We're coming back for an overnighter... More 

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Sopchoppy, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

As I approached Riverside Inn by car, my thought was "Did I make a good choice?" Don't judge a book by its cover! The rooms are amazing. Clean updated rooms, comfortable bed, balcony overlooking the river. Free breakfast at Caroline's Restaurant. A real breakfast with great service. No microwaveable do it yourself! Easy walking distance to three or more great... More 

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Pensacola Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We had a wonderful stay. The view of the river from the rooms is beautiful - the rooms open right out onto a deck with two Adirondack chairs per room. The complimentary, made to order breakfast at the restaurant next door was amazing - my husband is still talking about his oyster and gouda omelet. The staff were wonderful and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Great location, super view from second floor room. Room was well appointed, housekeeping was excellent the room was very clean. Great free breakfast at Caroline's, probably the best in town. Right next door to Boss oyster, the oysters were local and very good. We were in a room away from the second floor bar which worked well.

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Crestwood, Kentucky
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Stayed here for a couple of nights recently. Off season price for room a real value given location. Clean room and view of river from room very pretty. Staff friendly and breakfast was very good- meant to ask what brand bacon they used, some of the best I have eaten. Love the convenience of walking to historic areas of Apalachicola.... More 

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Florida Panhandle, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

River Inn has a great location right ON the river and in the historic district. Free breakfast at Caroline's was great! Staff is friendly. Building needs some maintenance. For the price I would expect in-room refrig, microwave, coffee maker, wifi, etc.

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oystr, Owner at Apalachicola River Inn, responded to this review

K K Florida panhandle, Thanks for staying at the Apalachicola River Inn. "Free Breakfast at Caroline's was great. Glad to know you enjoyed your cooked to order breakfast at Caroline's including fresh squeezed orange juice, bottomless fresh grounded coffee at 7 a.m. Included,grilled shrimp and grits,lemon pancakes with raspberry butter, french toast with maple syrup and hickory smoked bacon. We... More 

Pemberville, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The River Inn has a wonderful location and the staff and adjacent restaurant could not have been more helpful. However the building is in need of repair and the rooms are rustic and small but adequate. We were told that the hotel is looking for new owners. We asked for a coffee maker for our room and it was immediately... More 

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oystr, Owner at Apalachicola River Inn, responded to this review

JoanBru, Thanks for staying at our inn. We remember your stay. Terrific Staff. We are proud of our "family at the inn". You honor us to take the drive to the river and see or rooms. The view across the river is unspoiled. You are in old Florida here. We pledge to make your stay a one of a kind... More 

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