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Riverside Hot Springs Inn

2.5 of 5
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255 East Portneuf Avenue, P.O. Box 127, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lava Hot Springs sits in a picturesque river valley and this hotel is sited beautifully next to the river. We stayed in one of the second floor rooms that had a shared bathroom. This worked great for us as my husband and I were traveling with our grown daughter. Our rooms were small but there are very spacious lounge/common areas... More 

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Knutsford
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an historic building in an otherwise rather touristy town. It was really hot but they had thoughtfully put the airconditioning on for us before we checked in. Don't expect all mod cons - this is an old building, so you won't find a lift, the decor is dated and the wifi is patchy, but the service was friendly... More 

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Crawfordville, Florida
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I booked one night at this historic inn as we travelled through the area. We wished we could stay longer! Staff is pleasant, hotel is pet-friendly. The spas are wonderful - both indoor and outdoor hot baths are available. So relaxing. Furnishings are comfortable. Great stay.

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Amesville, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The room, on the second floor, was spacious and clean, with fine old furniture. The in room AC could not keep up with the unseasonable heat. Breakfast was good, the soaks in the outdoor pool very nice, and the restaurant was outstanding. Would stay here again, but the town is a bit out of the way.

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Madison, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The staff were friendly and the restaurant a hidden gem! We stayed in room 301. A little elbow grease and quiet fans would have made a world of difference. It was the hottest day of the yr and we couldn't cool off. The carpet was really dirty and stained. I understand the hotel has changed owners and their desire is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Restaurant great, food lovely, staff friendly. Hotel .... Tired, rotting wood around windows especially in hot pool area ,lumpy mattress, strange smelling carpet which made whole room smell. Would have asked to change rooms if staying longer. It could be so good with some refurbishment, it has so much going for it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We came from Yellowstone and stopped by on our way to Bryce. The hot springs really healed us from our tiredness from camping for 3 days. The hotel was over 100 years old. We got a small room with shared bathroom. Bed was comfortable. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Wifi slow. Well decorated and they even have a... More 

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HistoricRiversideInn, Owner at Riverside Hot Springs Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting your review of the Riverside Hot Springs Inn and the Portneuf Grille & Lounge. We are very pleased that you enjoyed and shared your stay and dining experience with us. We hope to see you again! More 

Missoula, MT
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

A state-of-the-art gem when it was built 100 years ago, this hotel retains much of its charm and purpose. We enjoyed the very good public spaces and extensive continental breakfast. Staff was friendly and helpful and enjoyed our small dog. Rooms were decorated appropriate to the period. I agree with other reviewers that if you want a European-style hotel this... More 

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HistoricRiversideInn, Owner at Riverside Hot Springs Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad that you stayed with us at the Riverside Inn! Thank you for your helpful comments and appreciation for an historic landmark! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Marietta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We love staying in places with character, and Riverside certainly has it. The hot pools are wonderful, although the outdoor one feels like a hot tub. The room and bed were very comfortable. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. There is a train that passes by frequently but it's not too terribly annoying. Very close to the public hot... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

If you've traveled in Europe, you'll love this place. If your travel experiences are dominated by Holiday Inn or Comfort Inn, this might not be your cup of tea. The doors and jams are mahogany, cut glass in may of the common area windows, and the veranda at the back looking at the river are all straight out of a... More 

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