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River House Bed and Breakfast Getaway Retreat

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11052 Ventura Boulevard, Machesney Park, IL 61115
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  • 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Northbrook, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came across River House while searching for a last minute getaway to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Lots of previous positive reviews led me to pick River House and the photos on the website led me to choose the Bordello suite (which luckily was available). Perfect pick! The room was wonderful, the breakfasts were outstanding and our hosts Patty & Jim... More

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Valparaiso, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a quick getaway to just relax and unwind. This was the perfect place. Excellent breakfast and room accommodations. Everything was great! The hosts were very friendly without being intrusive or overbearing. The room was very clean with a nice fireplace and jacuzzi tub. The view of the river was so relaxing. We just wanted to retreat from the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and had a nice weekend in a suite, which is basically a room in a Native-American styled home complete with a private bathroom, mini fridge and jacuzzi tub (which we made good use of). The room was very clean (I'm the type that inspects the wine glasses for spots and looks over the white sheets) and everything was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I don't get to go away very often and the River House B&B was an excellent, relaxing, peaceful experience. The hosts were Amazing. The food was just as good or even better than a five star restaurant and it was filling. The cost was well worth it. One of the best trips I have been on so... More

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Vernon Hills, Illinois
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

My husband and I have been going to B&Bs for the past 15 years and this is definitely one of the best we have found. We went for our anniversary and found a place that was relaxed, a lovely setting (including the Getaway Lodge, our suite, the view and grounds), excellent breakfasts and easy access to great restaurants and things... More

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Goshen, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Everyone in my family who came to our reunion and had checked out the website said that the Getaway Lodge was much bigger and nicer than they realized from the online pictures. It was the perfect size and space for us to gather and we plan to do it again in the future. Patty, the Inn Keeper, was very warm... More

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

Thank you for the compliments...much appreciated! It feels great when we can surpass expectations and a guest lets us know we did! More

Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We are returning fans of River House. We stayed in the Timber Suite both times. Having grown up on the Rock River, the suite reminded us of the house I grew up in on the very same river. The view was great. We had ample room in our suite to entertain family and friends. It was clean and well appointed.... More

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

So glad we have been able to make you feel "at home"...Proves my theory, "Good guests encourage good innkeepers!" More

Loves Park, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My husband and I were first married, and then spent our first honeymoon night at The River House. Patty & her husband Jim couldn't have been nicer or more accommodating.The suite in which we stayed had a beautiful veiw overlooking the river and its own private patio with a jacuzzi. The entire place was immaculate. Patty makes an amazing gourmet... More

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

Thanks for the smiles you shared with us and your kind words...Much appreciated! More

Chicago, Illinois
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6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This was our first experience in a Bed & Breakfast and I feel we surely hit the jackpot!! From the moment we drove up to the last moment we departed, we felt life and it's stressors left behind. We were greeted warmly at the door by Patty the Inn Keeper, she showed us to our room, and fully explained all... More

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

So glad we were able to make you happy with your first B&B experience. We like to say B&B lodging is not just a different way...It's a BETTER way! More

Elgin, Illinois
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This Bed & Breakfast was so fantastic!!! Patty and Jim are the best hostess, they are so friendly and really make you feel at home. We stayed in the Timber Suite. Patty goes up and beyond with the breakfast she makes. It is quite incredible, not only was it the best breakfast we have ever had complete gourmet, but the... More

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

Terrific photos...LOVE the breakfast tray images! Thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review. It is much appreciated. River House B&B Getaway Retreat Innkeeper Patty More

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Address: 11052 Ventura Boulevard, Machesney Park, IL 61115
Location: United States > Illinois > Machesney Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8

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