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Riverwood Inn

2828 Avenue of the Giants, Phillipsville, CA 95559
Riverwood Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Gig Harbor, Washington
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106 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

If you're traveling either north or south on US 101, take the time to bypass 101 for awhile and step into the awesome, green, hushed, and unhurried atmosphere of a scenic byway, aptly called, "Avenue of the Giants." This wonderful scenic road goes in and out of stands of first growth redwoods that are huge, and growing right up to... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We stayed here one night and really liked it. The bartender was very friendly and helped us to get food even though we arrived as the kitchen was about to close (9pm on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend). Our room was good, basic, clean. To repeat the other reviews but please don't come here expecting a hotel - you'll... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Well we only stayed one night but what a fun night it was. If your looking for music,drinks and a fun time its here. I love the unique experience of the old rooms, comfy beds clean room. the bartender Liz was the best. She is like an old friend. We had a shared balcony with our friend that rode up... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Booked because it's the last remaining genuine roadhouse on our roadtrip. Just wish we had been there at the weekend or when there was live music. Too quite mid week. But the welcome was genuine. Enjoyed some beers with the owner and had one of the best Mexican meals outside of Mexico. The rooms are old but that's what makes... More 

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Langton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

If you are looking for something high end and super fancy..go elsewhere If you are looking for a clean, friendly environment, with comfy beds, big rooms, good food and good drinks in one of the most unique accommodations settings I have had the pleasure of staying in - then this is the place for you. I think you have to... More 

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Rotterdam, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

What a unique experience! We stayed at this Roadhouse/ Mexican Restaurant. The rooms are below the bar, kitchen and restaurant and it feels like you have escaped to a "secret hideaway" when you go down to your rooms through a door located right near the kitchen. We were traveling with another couple and our rooms had an adjoining balcony which... More 

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Bastrop, TX
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

In our opinion, the Riverwood Inn is probably not for everyone...with a series of rooms in what would most aptly be described as the basement below the roadhouse bar/restaurant (except that the steeply sloping lot provides a small balcony space off the rooms overlooking the wooded valley and hills in the distance.) The rooms have no air conditioning and we... More 

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Corvallis, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

We stopped at this restaurant out of desperation and had a delightful lunch. The tortillas were freshly home-made, the ingredients were very tasty and the portions were large. They also have a large selection of micro-brews (we sampled a local from a bottle) and tequilas (we did not sample). The restaurant has a tavern in the front and a billiards... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

A great local bar that is also one of the last slices of Americana left along the mighty Eel River. This is a really cool stop for live music, good food and a warm place to rest your head. The owners are some of the friendliest people around. The Riverwood Inn is at the south end of the Avenue of... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

I'm a little torn with writing this review. I generally stay at places that are pricier and so I realize that some of my dissatisfaction is because of my expectations being too high. I wanted to do something simple and affordable for our short stay in the Avenue of the Giants area and I picked this based on reviews. We... More 

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