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River Rock Inn & Bait Shop

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1200 Lake Shore Drive, Ashland, WI 54806
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful small motel.Walking distance to downtown stores and restaurants. The room was spotless. The staff could not have been nicer.We had a king bed with kitchenette.Sitting area outside.We'll be back.

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Mundelein, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the River Rock Inn. Room with fully-stocked kitchenette was spotless. Bath quite nice with luxury towels and on-wall dispensers. Decor was definitely northwoods with (no surprise) fishing theme. The bait shop looked to be well-stocked, even had craft beers. It's across the street from a walk/bike path that can be taken to the public beach... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Super clean room and hotel and close to restaurants and other things in Ashland Wisconsin. Great stay even in the middle of winter. The rooms have a great north woods feeling and ambience . The bait shop sells great smoked fish! The customer service at the hotel and the bait shop was excellent !!!

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RiverRockInn1, Owner at River Rock Inn & Bait Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us such a wonderful review. Glad you enjoyed your stay and our location. Also happy to hear that the staff and service were excellent. Hope to see you again in the future. More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cozy, cute Northwoods cabin-esque decor. Clean room, friendly staff, free wi-fi, fridge and microwave in room, and SO MANY TV CHANNELS to choose from (a luxury for those of us without cable at home). I've been to 5 star hotels in Minneapolis with less to offer. Location is great too.

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RiverRockInn1, Owner at River Rock Inn & Bait Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us such a wonderful review. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that our staff was friendly and helpful. Hope to see you again in the future. More 

Hartland, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Place was ranked highly by TripAdvisor but sounded a bit quirky, so we decided to give it a try during a visit in June. The reviews are spot on: clean, comfortable, furnishings in very good shape (appear new), and stylish in its own bait-shop/northern cabin kind of way. The staff are very accommodating and make you feel at home, even... More 

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RiverRockInn1, Owner at River Rock Inn & Bait Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a nice review. Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and that we will be seeing you again. More 

Mound MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I made reservations here not expecting much because it was so much cheaper than one of the chain hotels in town. We had a quick overnight stay so as long as it was clean we were good. It was a very pleasant surprise. It had to been very recently remodeled and done very well. Very nice, cute and clean. I... More 

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RiverRockInn1, Owner at River Rock Inn & Bait Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a nice review. Glad you enjoyed your spur of the moment stay. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun concept, cute, clean room, friendly service, convenient location (couple of great coffeeshops within easy walking distance, for the morning). They left a key for us when we said we were getting in after the shop closed. What more could you ask for in a road trip stop?

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RiverRockInn1, Owner at River Rock Inn & Bait Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a nice review. We are glad you enjoyed our location and we are more than willing to help out our guests. We hope to see you again if you are ever traveling through. More 

Apple Valley, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We stayed here July 19th thru July 21st. We stayed in room #9 with two king size beds. It was the only room available at the time. It cost $383.04 for the three days. After reviewing all the trip advisor review we thought this would be a great place to stay. The room looked nice with all the wood furniture.... More 

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RiverRockInn1, Owner at River Rock Inn & Bait Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review and give us some feedback. Sorry your stay wasn't as enjoyable as you'd like. We will definitely be bringing these issues up with our housekeeping department. More 

appleton, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Clean, comfortable and quiet, even though they were full, I didn't hear the neighbors. Beautifully decorated and easy to find. Walking distance to some great restaurants. Nice walking trail across the road along the Lake Superior shoreline. It was nice to stretch out the legs after a long car ride. Beautiful town, very scenic, Close to Barfield and the Apostle... More 

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RiverRockInn1, 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 with us and everything the area has to offer. Hope to see you again in the future. More 

Baudette, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

A small motel, the River Rock Inn doesn't lack in comfort and cleanliness. We were in town late with no reservations and found a room here. Very nice, clean and quiet. would recommend it and will stay here when we need a room. It is close to downtown and near the bay.

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RiverRockInn1, Owner at River Rock Inn & Bait Shop, responded to this review

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

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