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Rio Villa Beach Resort

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20292 Highway 116, Monte Rio, CA 95462
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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79 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

For all the times my partner and I have gone up to the Russian River, we never stayed overnight before staying at Rio Villa. The challenge has been that most places require a two-night minimum, so you have to either buzz up there after work or take advantage of a three-day weekend like we did on Easter. The website is... More 

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Pittsburg, California
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31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

My wife and I were there this past weekend for a quiet getaway. The front desk clerks are extremely friendly and helpful. When I asked for extra pillows for my pregnant wife, the clerk left her desk to get two pillows and delivered them to our room right away. The clerk was very knowledgable of the area, and offered dining... More 

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riovilla, Owner at Rio Villa Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hi Nathan, Thank you for the lovely review. We look forward to seeing you again and to meeting the new addition to your family. Sincerely, Karen & Eoin O'Brien More 

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48 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Stopped in late one night, and the staff ( new ownership ) were very pleasant and set us up with 2 rooms. We had a total of 3 large dogs with us, they were welcomed. After our first stay, we called ahead and went back up again the following week ( as we were looking at property in the area... More 

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Sebastopol, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Rio Villa is fantastic! As a former Sonoma county resident of over 10 years, I was really looking for a place that truly captured the hospitable, laid-back feel of the Russian River upon my recent return to the area. I stayed at Rio Villa in November 2014, and I can think of no better place to get the true experience... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Entering the parking area, one is surrounded by trees, falling and changing leaves and cute cottage type units. In the morning, stepping outside the cottage, the smells are wonderful and the walk down to the river through the property is relaxing and refreshing. I am not sure about the claim of a resort and not sure about the price asked... More 

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Corte Madera, California
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59 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This was our second time at this property. (Not sure it qualifies as a resort…) Several rooms are dog friendly. They are called "cabins," but are attached. Lovely property on river-side that ambles right down to water's edge! The owner set up the fire pit outdoors and all we had to do was light it. We enjoyed the entire area... More 

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Pacifica, California
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This is a quaint place that is reminiscent of the 1950s. The accommodations are, at best, comfortable. We have stayed there about 5 times in the past over the 4th of July holidays. There is an excellent fireworks display very close to this place. Fireworks are again displayed the day(s) after in nearby Guerneville. The meager offering of kitchenware is... More 

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Grass Valley, California, United States
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We picked this place because we wanted to stay on the Russian River near the coast for a two night getaway. We were really pleased with our stay here. The new owners, Karen (and Owen) were extremely gracious and helpful. We arrived a few minutes before normal check-in time and our room was not ready (the previous guest departed late)... More 

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Oak Hills, CA
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29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

We were there for the annual Monte Rio Festival. This motel is very clean and cute - and within walking distance of the festival. Grounds are beautiful with river frontage - you can walk right down to the water - continental breakfast is simple but still good.

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Idyllwild, California
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Located right in the Russian River, this inn is a throwback to simpler times when roadside inns were the perfect getaway for the family. The rooms are immaculate but a little dated and the breakfast is basic but you can't beat the ambiance or the service offered at this little gem.

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