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River House Bed and Breakfast Getaway Retreat

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11052 Ventura Boulevard, Machesney Park, IL 61115
River House Bed and Breakfast Getaway Retreat
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Rockford, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Husband & I wanted to get away for a quick little vaca. We had the best night. So relaxing and perfect! Will do again for sure! Thanks Patty for such wonderful service. The breakfast was to die for also!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

This past weekend my husband and I booked the bordello suite at river house bed and breakfast and it was absolutely the best time we have had in a long time. The hospitality was so welcoming, the gourmet breakfast prepared my Patty was delicious. Room was spotless and very relaxing. We are already planning our next visit there.

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

it was a great experiance very nice breakfast !!! from the fireplace to the bathroom with jacuzzi and the bed was so comfy !!!!.................................................................................. :D great experiance thank you

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Batavia, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We took a weekend to try two separate B&B's for the first time for our first anniversary. We were very happy with our experience. Patty and Jim are wonderful hosts that made us feel very welcomed in there home but also gave us our space. We stayed in the Timber Suite which was surprisingly larger than what we thought!! The... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Our stay was so nice. We had never stayed at a B&B before. I loved our room-very cozy and homey. The inn keepers were so gracious, personable and nice! The gourmet breakfast was amazing-my husband and I can't wait to go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

The bed and breakfast with the adjoining retreat center was a perfect gathering place for a large family gathering. I was lucky enough to stay in the Bordello room, which was very spacious room and bathroom. The local Indian motifs and warm cozy gathering areas were most inviting. We had snow and I enjoyed walking around outside and admiring the... More 

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Innkeeper P, Owner at River House Bed and Breakfast Getaway Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let others know about your experience at River House B&B. Your comments are most appreciated by myself as innkeeper and I am sure will be helpful to potential guests in future. Innkeeper Patty More 

Westmont, Illinois, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My wife and I decided to try a bed & breakfast for the first time. We were celebrating our birthdays together. Patty was extremely helpful and full of information about the area. We stayed in the Timber Suite and it was AMAZING! Very roomy, full size bathroom, awesome screened porch and hot tub! It was cold out but that's the... More 

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Innkeeper P, Owner at River House Bed and Breakfast Getaway Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let others know about your experience at River House B&B. Your comments are most appreciated by myself as innkeeper and I am sure will be helpful to potential guests in future. Innkeeper Patty More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

My wife and I spent our honeymoon here for the weekend. It was amazing. Everything we hoped for and more. Patty and Jim the owners were wonderful hosts. They made sure we had everything we needed and gave us advice on all the good restaurants. They made us feel like we were long time friends in for a visit. The... More 

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Innkeeper P, Owner at River House Bed and Breakfast Getaway Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let others know about your experience at River House B&B. Your comments are most appreciated by myself as innkeeper and I am sure will be helpful to potential guests in future. Innkeeper Patty More 

Elgin, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My husband and I saw the reviews and thought we would try this bed and breakfast for our little getaway. The room was immaculate, great view of the river, robes for your use, cute little fireplace, hot tub and everything we needed we had. Patty was such a wonderful hostess. All I have to say about breakfast is AWESOME!! Her... More 

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Innkeeper P, Owner at River House Bed and Breakfast Getaway Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let others know about your experience at River House B&B. Your comments are most appreciated by myself as innkeeper and I am sure will be helpful to potential guests in future. Innkeeper Patty More 

Saint Charles, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

For the last two years I have tried to get a room at this bed and breakfast and due to things out of everyone's control it has never worked out. Do to weather, miss communication between my husband and I and finally everything lined up and after the third try we were able to get the Timber Suite! The room... More 

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Innkeeper P, Owner at River House Bed and Breakfast Getaway Retreat, responded to this review

Shannon, thank you for your honest review...The time you took to submit this means a great deal to other guests and to our B&B business. And you asked, so here it is...The recipe for my Spaghetti Quiche! I have also posted the recipe on our website food pages at http://www.riverhouse.ws/pagebr11.html SPAGHETTI QUICHE 1 9-inch pie pan 1 unbaked piecrust Spray... More 

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