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Inn by the River

2777 US Route 201, West Forks, ME 04985
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014
JamesBabb Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This place is OK for the area, but those accustomed to typical amenities in more populated tourist destinations may be disappointed. It's probably best for couples only. Choose your room carefully. The food is quite good and surprisingly fresh for the area. They put our family of four in a room (#9) with a queen bed (described as a king... More

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Bethel, Maine
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Every time I come here, I love the place more and more! Maybe its the location... maybe its the atmosphere... maybe its just to gaze at the waitresses unbelievable eyes... (the wife agrees- so its okay! hahaha) In the winter this place is ROCKN sleds everywhere, gassin up sharing their stories... Summertime, place is CHILLN... sit out front by the... More

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Cumberland, Rhode Island, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The entire staff was amazing! Generous, friendly, and helpful. The chef somehow made salad a masterpiece. The rooms were on the small side but very comfortable. The whirlpool bath was heavenly. Sitting on the porch watching the river go by was a perfect way to end the day.

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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We got there very late at night and they left a note on the door with directions to our room. The room was big, clean and homey. The breakfast was wonderful. I would stay here again and highly recommend it.

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Monticello, Minnesota
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We wanted to do something different and do whitewater rafting. Researching on the Web is like throwing darts blindfolded. This is a "bullseye". Matt is an excellent cook, Stephen and Nicole were wonderful, and Bobby was a great raft guide. They apparently do the most thorough and intensive training of all the companies. A fantastic operation!

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204 reviews 204 reviews
59 hotel reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

N45°19.756' W69°58.087' Room 8 of Inn BY the River has a queen-size bed on the front side of the hotel overlooking the Kennebec River. Nice view. We slept for one night in August 2013 with open window and didn't need the noisy window air conditioner. The traffic in front of the hotel did not disturb us. The room has no... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

What an amazing place. Stayed here on our way from Boston to Montreal. We stayed in a double room overlooking the river. Views were breathtaking. Food is good. Everyone who works here is very very accommodating and friendly we felt very welcome. We also booked half a days snowmobiling. This has to be done!! It was the best experience ever.... More

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Brooklin, Maine
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

I could go on and on about our recent stay here, from the clean, well-appointed room to the phenomenal food to the wonderful service, but the one part that will stick out in my mind is when my girlfriend and I met the chef and his first words were "Welcome home." That's exactly it. The place feels like home. Go... More

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Massachusetts, United States
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Although my group did not stay here, we frequented the bar and food options they had to offer. The seafood chowder is a must! I also enjoyed this place because it is easily reachable by car or sled.Would consider staying her again if I went with a smaller group.

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Show Low, Arizona
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

We very much enjoyed our 2 nights here this fall. Clean, comfortable and friendly. We asked for a room the farthest from the bar so it would be quiet. I would recommend this to anyone looking to be in their room before the place closes. Our room was peaceful, but I could see how the ones directly over the bar... More

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Address: 2777 US Route 201, West Forks, ME 04985
Location: United States > Maine > West Forks
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