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RiverBank Lodge

522 South 6th Street, Petersburg, IL 62675
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff is super friendly. Room was as advertised. The lounge is very nice. The breakfast could be a bit more, but it is advertised as continental, and that is very much what it is. We stayed in the jacuzzi suite. The jacuzzi tub seemed like it was due a thorough cleaning. The hotel is right on the river, as advertised,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The RiverBank Lodge was a great place to stay if you want to go to Lincoln's New Salem. The decor is beautiful and welcoming. The beds are very comfortable and great showers. The continental breakfast has several different items and the front desk was very nice and accommodating.

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River Grove, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I was encouraged by the recent positive reviews and pictures online. We had to stay here for a family wedding being held at the nearby winery in the block of rooms that were held. At first glance, all is as promised: dramatic architecture and a "lodge" quality. The following are the reasons for my review: very small room for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

We have come twice a year for the last 5 years! Beds are comfy! Staff is so accommodating. Absolutely love this place! Very peaceful and just a great place!! Plus restaurants nearby are the best!! Just beyond the New Salem state Park. Continental breakfast is great!! Will be coming back for years to come!!

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Decorah, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We chose this Lodge as it was close to Greenview,Il. Very clean. Room was nice. Friendly staff. Not a bad "cold" breakfast. If you like trains, one goes right by,right by. Historic New Salem very close by,too.

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Bloomington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Riverbank Lodge for Thanksgiving weekend for a couple’s get-away. I’d heard about it from a co-worker and he gave it very high remarks. We arrived the day before Thanksgiving after a surprise snow storm hit the area. It was a long, nail-biting drive once we got off of I-55 (there is no direct... More 

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Abingdon, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The RiverBank Lodge is an unusually nice motel in a small town. The staff there is top notch and are very knowledgeable about the Abe Lincoln sites in the area. You will only be about 2 miles from the Lincoln's New Salem State Historic site (log cabin village and museum). The accommodations are outstanding. The Motel has a very northwoods... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

This is a modern motel with a rustic decorating theme, very welcoming. We recently had five rooms, including the large bank vault room which served as our gathering place. The adults enjoyed the big lounge and the kids liked the play area on the balcony. The bar/restaurant, which has the best pizza I've eaten in years, is obviously popular with... More 

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Illinois City, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

The bar was a nice place to wind down. The people were nice and friendly, but the room was too hot and no there was to open a window to cool it down :( Our room had some issues like bulbs burned out, not enough toilet paper, and the shower curtain din not seal well at the sides which caused... More 

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Petersburg, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

The hotel is very clean and cozy. If you're going to visit Petersburg you should do it in the fall - it is so beautiful. The hotel also has a very small but cozy lounge/bar. This is a great place to stay.

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