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Riverside Motel

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Highway 75, PO BOX 192, Stanley, ID
Riverside Motel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This is a small motel located right by the Salmon river in Stanley, ID. I can't recommend this motel highly enough. The owners, Frank and Patti, are simply the nicest kindest people I have ever met. Really knowledgeable about the SNR area, friendly, genuinely good folks. The rooms are spacious, very clean and very well equipped. Decent internet connection. Spacious... More 

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Boise, Idaho
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Called to make a reservation after reading about the strange female owner. Sure enough, she was rude, unhelpful and ended up hanging up on me. Obviously this is not the first time and it wont be the last. Had my friend call the next day to see if he would get someone else, with almost the exact same response. Rude,... More 

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Riverside-Frank-Mgr, Manager at Riverside Motel, responded to this review

We have ben closed since the end of October and, due to that, just recently removed our phone from the " please e-mail us" mode. Before we reopen this week we have been on the road vacationing before our season begins. Cell phone service in remote parts of the Sierras and most of the Nevada and New Mexico..... big empty... More 

San Francisco, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Riverfront in early September, 2014. The room was very clean and the Salmon River rushing by made for a relaxing evening. Although the my initial phone conversation with the wife was somewhat negative, her husband was a peach.

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Boise, Idaho
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14 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My family and I stayed there in late summer 2014. The property is quite nice. It's located just outside of downtown Stanley and it fronts on the river. There is a really lovely two story porch for all guests to share on the main lodge building. We enjoyed sitting out there and watching the river. The rooms are clean, spacious,... More 

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Los Angeles, United States
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10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

have stayed at the riverside for one week each september for several years. it is terrific. the location is superb, literally right on the river, the back porch jutting out to the Salmon River. the rooms are incredibly clean, absolutely immaculate. as a bachelor, i found the rooms a little effeminate and almost schmaltzy, lots of lace and floral prints... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This was are first time to Idaho, and stanley is awesome! The riverside hotel is wonderful. The inside was spacious and very clean. The beds were comfortable and the tv had great selections. The view from outside, with the river flowing by was so relaxing. Left the window open and slept like a baby!! Ps 4 miles from the hotel... More 

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28 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I have reviewed the Riverside in the past, but since it has been six years since my last review, thought it time to relook at this establishment. I can only say that the high standards found before continue to apply. The rooms are spacious and uber-clean with relaxing appointments. Beds are still quite comfortable. The view from the deck still... More 

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16 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We have stayed here a number of times and always found it quiet and peaceful. The creek side north building has a great two story deck with a BBQ for grilling. Each room has a small kitchenette so you can bring your own food and enjoy the view while dining. I have never had a meal in town that stood... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is a very nice little hotel in the mountains of Idaho. The town of Stanley is located at over 6,000 feet above sea level and has only about 63 year-round residents. My hotel room had two Queen beds and was located in the Sawtooth building. It was very clean and had good amenities. It also had both a front... More 

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Northwich, Cheshire
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10 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

We had a riverside room and it was cosy, clean and the view from the deck was wonderful. In the evening we sat with a bottle of wine and watched the cattle grazing and eagles soaring, the river flowing gently by. What a lovely setting off morning coffee as well! Frank was very helpful suggesting places to eat and places... More 

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