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River Street Inn

10009 East River St, Truckee, CA 96161
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Pismo Beach, California
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rode the train up from Sacramento to Truckee to see all the great snowfall we've had this winter. The River Street Inn is literally located just a 5 min walk away from the train station in Truckee. For one night it cost a little over $200. Not a bargain considering the that advertised flat screen TV in our room... More 

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the historic building and the location right in Truckee; we walked to dinner and all around town. The owners are very friendly and accommodating. The living room area is wonderful for hanging out and the continental breakfast is delightful.

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Thank WineCountryMartita
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After years of staying at the Truckee Hotel for my wife's birthday we decided to shake it up and try some place different. That place ended up being the River Street Inn, and we couldn't have been more pleased. From the first time when one of the owners opened the front door for us, to our last day when her... More 

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Thank Scoobyspike
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Horrible!! No heat. Space heater in rooms. No one up front to help you out. Loud music from the bar downstairs. You can hear the guest in other rooms conversations. Wood floors that creak. Paid over $200 for no sleep and being cold. Never again!! Plus they wouldn't let me have 30 more min to check out. What kind of... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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59 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

The people who run this Inn are lovely, with two fine young sons "helping out" by being friendly and courteous to guests; so I wanted to give the place kudos. However, instead I will offer a few caveats. It's nobody's fault that "on the river" is a misnomer during this drought in California -- the poor little Truckee Trickle can... More 

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San Rafael, California
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131 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

It was not possible to have less interest in us....and this combined with a grim breakfast and an poorly maintained facility gives this property two stars...as a gift. We seemed to interrupt the owners who were at the bar having lunch...and were kindly shown the room...we ordered a rollaway bed for a child and the room was so small that... More 

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Beijing
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I spent one night here during a long stay in Truckee with our extended families and it was lovely. We chose it on location alone, and while some of the previous reviews gave me pause after I made the reservation, we loved it! There is nothing "hostel-like" about it. The room is adorable, the bed super comfortable,... More 

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Big Sur, California
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We wondered a bit when we drove up but from the moment we entered, we were charmed. This is a historic hotel and thus has all the character and ambience that makes you immediately comfortable and wanting to move in for an extended stay. Our spacious room had an oldish 4-poster bed, really comfortable, and a claw-foot tub. Some paint... More 

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Londo
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14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

I think this little hotel has been one of the most memorable places I have ever stayed in,and I really enjoyed my stay! There arm some comments in other reviews stating excessive train noise...yes trains do (very infrequently) go past but to be honest I quite liked hearing them rumbling past. I met one of the owners and he was... More 

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Sacramento, California
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44 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This SHABBY hostel-like building needs a thorough cleaning... also large sections of wall plaster cracked and missing in bedroom. In addition, their "breakfast" offerings are, compared to any good B&B, very disappointing.

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