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Riverboat Inn and Suites

906 E First St, Madison, IN 47250
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Ranked #3 of 7 hotels in Madison
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

My husband and I stayed here in October. The rooms are small but very clean. The staff is wonderful always willing to help with places To go to around town, very friendly!! The balcony was awesome get to enjoy the Ohio river

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Carbon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

We stayed for three nights in November for a nearby conference. The room was clean, very nicely decorated and we liked the view of the river and bridge. The staff was nice and very helpful. The only shortcomings we encountered were the breakfast consisted of toast or cereal and the toaster did not work well. There was no iron or... More

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riverboatmadison, Front Office Manager at Riverboat Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at the Riverboat! Please come back to visit with us and we'll insure things are working better for you. More

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

My husband and I stayed here in the off season so we got a really good deal. The rooms are small but very comfortable. They're decorated like a home instead of an institution- real towels and bedding. The staff was very friendly and helpful. At night, they lit fires on the patio and the guests actually socialized! We will be... More

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riverboatmadison, Front Office Manager at Riverboat Inn and Suites, responded to this review

We are certainly glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! We are also glad that you enjoyed the fire on the back deck. It is a great gathering place! Let us know what we can do in the future to enhance your experience staying with us at the Riverboat Inn! More

Sellersburg, Indiana
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

My husband and I stayed here over the past weekend on a getaway weekend to Madison. The first night we stayed in the small building behind the main hotel. The room was small but very clean and nice. The bed very comfortable and the walk to the main hotel was easy, so we could make use of the great deck... More

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riverboatmadison, Front Office Manager at Riverboat Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we appreciate the comments. We apologize for the room not being up to our or your standards. We also apologize for your placement in our facilities. We do try to separate the partiers from others, but are not always successful at doing that. Do let us know what other ideas you have to... More

Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We came to Madison for our anniversary and decided to try the Riverboat Inn. It was much better than we anticipated. The staff was more than friendly. We especially enjoyed, Kathy, the owner. She was soo nice. The room was great. The best part was the beautiful grounds with the large decks, with plenty of seating and lots of firepits.... More

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riverboatmadison, Front Office Manager at Riverboat Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for celebrating your anniversary with us at the Riverboat. We do always enjoy people joining us for their important celebrations. We are also glad that you enjoyed the entertainment while you were here. When you return, be sure to let us know how we can improve your time as our guests. More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We stayed in August and found our room although small very clean. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The back of the building faces the Ohio River which is nice except the main view is the bridge. If I were ever going to return to Madison I would stay there again.

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riverboatmadison, Front Office Manager at Riverboat Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments as well as for staying with us at the Riverboat. We are glad to know that you enjoyed the view of the Ohio River from the deck. Though the main view will still be of the bridge, the view will change as all of the remnants of the old bridge and the construction are taken... More

Pocono'Mtn, Pa.
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

If you would like some modern conviences try another place. The rooms our group were in were so far from front desk you had to drive to get there. Our room was very small and had no clock, no phone and a television that was so small you had to sit on end of bed to see picture. I think... More

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riverboatmadison, Front Office Manager at Riverboat Inn and Suites, responded to this review

We greatly apologize that our service and the facilities that you had were not up to your or our standards. Your comments do provide with several things to insure that we double check before our guests arrive. We do strive to provide a better experience for our guests so if you do come back to Madison we would welcome a... More

Madison, Indiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

A great place to stay in downtown Madison, relax in the evening with a coke, beer or glass of wine while you sit outside around the fireside with your friends. Watch the river boats or new bridge construction in preparation for the incredible slide of the new bridge. The rooms are very clean and the beds comfortable. The Inn is... More

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Barry, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Stayed for 12 days, easy walking distance to town bars and restaurants, fantastic shrimp restaurant just down the drive, room was basic, not cleaned very well in shower room. Had room 115 avoid at all costs, staff outside talking loudly from 01-00 hours to 03-00 hours and between 03-00 hours to 05-00 hours, bangs on ceiling through the night from... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We found this place on trip advisor during a road trip north, needed a place to stay in Madison as it was too hot to camp. From the minute we arrived, we were treated like family, a rare treat in a hotel today. They have a nice porch with a view of the river, a small bar, and cookies in... More

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Additional Information about Riverboat Inn and Suites

Also Known As:
Riverboat Hotel Madison
Riverboat Hotel
Address: 906 E First St, Madison, IN 47250
Location: United States > Indiana > Madison
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 7 hotels in Madison
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are an American-owned hotel. We try hard to be the best we can be. All our rooms are individually decorated with the cutest amenities. Flat screen TVs, pillow top beds, fireplaces, hardwood floors, mini refrigerators, microwaves, free breakfast on weekends, free wi-fi, live music on Sat.evening, full lounge, and much more. Our riverfront patios are enclosed and heated in the winter so you can enjoy the view even if it is cold! We are Madison's only riverfront hotel and just minutes walking distance to historic downtown Madison. Lets us know ahead of time and we will pick you up at the Madison airport or marina.We can also take you downtown or pick you up if you let us know.We also have 2/3/and 4 bedroom condos on the property. ... more   less 
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