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River Rock Inn & Bait Shop

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1200 Lake Shore Drive, Ashland, WI 54806
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River Rock Inn & Bait Shop
Ranked #1 of 9 Hotels in Ashland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Marshfield, Wisconsin, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Seriously people. If you want a pool, dirty carpets and a bathtub go someplace else. If you want a clean, high tech, comfortable, clean place to stay, this is the place. This is not your old mom and pop motel. A wonderful restaurant (Deep Waters) just blocks away. You can't go wrong.

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rrinn, Owner at River Rock Inn & Bait Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a wonderful review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again in the future. More

Albert Lea, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice clean unit. Great value, except we could hear every word spoken in the neighboring room (including all the dialogue from the television). Our rooms had a connecting door, and that may have been the problem.

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rrinn, Owner at River Rock Inn & Bait Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. Sorry you had a noisy experience with us. We will look into sound proofing those connecting doors a little better. Thank you for the feedback, we appreciate all input to help make our place better. More

Denton, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Immaculately clean and well laid out floor plan! We stayed here for 7 nights and everything was perfect for us the whole stay, The shower is huge...hot water is immediate. Soap, conditioner, shampoo, and body lotion are all in neat dispensers in the shower and vanity. We didn't use the kitchenette but everything there looked well organized. Check in is... More

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Thank you for taking the time to write us a wonderful review. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again in the future. More

Kaukauna, Wisconsin, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice clean rooms include a kitchenette. Spacious. Nice water pressure. Don't be scared off by the fact that they have "bait shop" in their name. We thought that was weird too, but we are impressed with what we found.

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rrinn, Owner at River Rock Inn & Bait Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a great review. Glad you did not let the name scare you off and we hope others will not as well. Look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in the Ashland area. More

Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Still taking teasing about the name- but this was the best decision for accommodations for our 3 day jaunt to Northern Wisconsin! Cleanest motel ever, rustic but convenient setup, friendly and helpful staff- even when I messed up the remote for the TV to get the Packers game! Wish there were a strip of hooks in the bathroom along the... More

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rrinn, Owner at River Rock Inn & Bait Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a wonderful review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again in the future. The name gets a lot of people but it makes for a better reaction when they decided to give it a chance and walk into the room for the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We stayed at the River Rock Inn while visiting the Apostle Islands and were thoroughly impressed with the accomodations. We got the last room available, which was handicap accessible and very spacious. It included a kitchenette, which we didn't use, a dining table, cable tv and comfy chairs to lounge in while watching it. The bed was really comfy and... More

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rrinn, Owner at River Rock Inn & Bait Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a great review. Glad you enjoyed your stay aside from the road traffic noise. It can get pretty bad with the high volume of summer traffic but we do hope to see you again in the future. More

Racine, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We've stayed at a few places in the Ashland area and the River Rock is by far the best. The room was spacious clean and comfortable. We were in the double King Kitchenette room (our daughter was with us) and it worked out really well. The Kitchenette was very well stocked with all necessary kitchen items. The hotel was fully... More

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Thank you for taking the time to write us a wonderful review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again in the future. More

Delavan, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Passing through Ashland on our way to Duluth we decided to give the #1 ranked lodging in Ashland a try. And its #1 for a reason. Very clean, neat and well maintained property. When we opened our room door we thought we were walking into our own little Northern Wisconsin cabin. Beautiful log furniture and fixtures. And all for a... More

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Thank you for taking the time to write us a wonderful review. glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you in the future. More

Dryden, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Booked a queen room on line after reading reviews and we were not at all disappointed! We usually stay in big chain hotels......this quaint little place has changed that! The woman who checked is was very nice and very helpful. The room was perfect....fridge, microwave, coffee pot, hair dryer, satellite TV, 2 person walk in shower, a/c, wifi, comfortable bed,... More

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Thank you for taking the time to write us a great review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again in the future. More

Traverse City, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Thank heavens for this little oasis on the shore of Lake Superior in northern Wisconsin. Room was clean, nicely appointed, secure and welcoming after a 12 hour drive. Highly recommend a reservation as rooms are sold out often. I was able to reserve a room only after a cancellation so don't hesitate to request being put on the wait list... More

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Thank you for taking the time to write us such a wonderful review. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again in the future. More

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Address: 1200 Lake Shore Drive, Ashland, WI 54806
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Location: United States > Wisconsin > Ashland
Number of rooms: 11

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