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Yosemite Riverside Inn

2.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   11399 Cherry Lake Road, Groveland, CA 95321
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Ranked #8 of 8 Groveland B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Roanoke, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Be extremely careful when booking this place! They have a non-refundable HIDDEN $25 cancellation/change fee… Plus an extra $8.50 if you go through any e-service (expedia/hotles.com/orbitz, etc.). They also charge 10% more than the quoted price for a “bed tax” in their county. I spoke to the manager about the discrepancy--who was unwilling to contact the web-services they use, or... More

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Turin, Italy
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only remarkable thing of this hotel is the location quite close to the Entrance of the Yosemite arriving from S. Francisco. My husband and I stayed 2 nights in a double bed room very small where it was impossible to move around. At least it was clean. Breakfast in the morning is an awful experience. We had a decent... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was quite a disappointment, to say the least. We shared a common verandah with about 5 or 6 other rooms. The communal refrigerator was directly in front of our window; the back of which, was 'the view'. The Air Conditioner was not below the window in the sleeping area (due to the placement of the refrigerator, I suspect) but... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having only spent a night here, and got there very late on the night we did spend there, I didn't want to be too scathing on the hotel as I feel you would need to spend a bit more time there to gauge what it is actually like. The rooms were adequate for what we needed them for, but pretty... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Myself and four others stayed here for a night on our way to Yosemite. It is very conveniently located if you are looking to stay deeper into Yosemite afterwards (we camped at The Pines). We were due to arrive past reception hours so we were kindly informed where the key would be left and were also given detailed directions to... More

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Peculiar, Missouri
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I booked this hotel because there weren't many others available through orbitz. After I booked a 2 night stay I read some reviews and they were so terrible with only 26% of people recommending the hotel that I decided not to risk it and cancel. I was upset that orbitz said there was no penalty (besides their $8.50 fee) for... More

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Stayed here for one night without seeing reviews on here, can't believe we stay at the same place! We found it by change as we were passing thought, couldn't be more happy. Room was clean and spacious, the location and views are fantastic, the staff very friendly and helpful. We would recommend this place to anybody.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at the Riverside Inn with two friends on a photographic trip to Yosemite. The accommodation was adequate for our needs but further away from the National Park that we envisaged, so for early starts we had at least an hours drive to get into the park. The staff were friendly and helpful and breakfast again can be described... More

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Moscow, Idaho
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We only had the opportunity to stay one night, but we would love to go back. The room was beautiful, clean, and spacious. The grounds were a great place to relax and rest. The surrounding area is recovering from a large fire, but this Inn was spared. The managers were friendly and helpful. I recommend this Inn.

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Tampa, Florida
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Please take the time to read this review, if the title mislead you and made you think of a happy getaway retreat I apologize, this is the horror movie cabin in the woods hotel. upon our arrival to the Riverside Inn, we noticed two long term trailer homes on the property and a lot of spare toilets scattered about the... More

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Address: 11399 Cherry Lake Road, Groveland, CA 95321
Location: United States > California > Groveland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Yosemite Riverside Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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