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River View Garden Resort

20250 Highway 116, Monte Rio, CA 95462
River View Garden Resort
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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ASHLAND
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everything that counts at the River View Garden Resort is comfortable and clean, starting with the vintage king-size bed. We were in town for a wedding and this place was ideal. True, the microwave and the stove didn't work and the manager had to come in each evening to fire up the gas heater, those were minor inconveniences. Our unit... More 

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Silicon Valley CA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

...but the property shows every minute of its 65 year age. It is a mishmash of Goodwill and Walmart. The pro is that it's clean so if the choice is between sleeping in your car or here, choose here. But it's not cute rustic and the Rio Vista is a much better deal. (Oh, and the pictures on their website... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Warm and hospitable family-run small hotel with direct access to the river. The owner Jay is as personable and accommodating as they get. The views and the air are incredible. Quality time spent in mediation. Highly recommend!

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Pacifica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Don't think I've met anyone as genuine, kind, sincere, and willing to go the extra-mile as the owners of River View Garden Resort. From the initial phone call to make a reservation, until the time we checked out, we were absolutely pampered and spoiled. Nothing was too much trouble. In this day and age, people like this are far and... More 

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Marin County
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We have been there twice this year. The rooms are clean and comfy with views of the Russian River. The adjoining decks are a nice place to sip tea of enjoy a glass of wine at the end of the day. The resort has a beautiful, large lawn area with plenty of shade for hanging out and catching up on... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

The owner, Jay, is incredibly nice. My boyfriend and I were complicated customers, because we didn't get to the resort til after midnight, and we wanted to hang around late the next day. Jay was incredibly accommodating. He coordinated the late arrival with us and let us chill next to the river for most of the next day. The place... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Wonderful beautiful scenery, the owners made us great breakfasts and made sure we were very comfortable. Rooms were very charming and bed was comfortable. Nice little decks off each room with view of the Russian,. Would most definitely recommend this place!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

RVGR is a lovely little place right on the Russian River. It's not particularly high end, so it may not be a good choice for someone looking more for the quaint B&B type place or more elegant. However, the room in which we stayed had a queen bed and futon, so it slept two of us in separate beds quite... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2011

We traveled from San Diego to Bodega Bay, planning a canoe trip on the Russian River. We booked a room in Bodega Bay where we did stay a couple of days until we found Jay at the River View in Monte Rio. Although we did not have reservations, Jay showed us two options, with all rooms facing the peaceful gardens... More 

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2010

My husband and I went to the Russian River for a canoeing weekend. After a bumper to bumper trip on 101 we arrived to find at River View lush gardens abundant with gorgeous flowers and a huge rolling lawn towards the river where we put in our canoe. We had our own private deck overlooking the river where we drank... More 

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