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Riverside Motel & Marina

520 Water Street, Manistee, MI 49660
Riverside Motel & Marina
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2009

Only the double bed rooms have sliding doors to the outside. The single queen room was tiny & dark. Also no bathtubs; only tiny dark shower. Motel is 50 years old & shows it's age. Nice location, but very disappointing. Would not stay there again. Double room may kids had was OK, but I go to the town again I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2005

Our friends and we have been coming to the Riverside for several years. We love the "up north" feeling here and the friendly management. The rooms are clean and comfy. If you are looking for high style this is not the place for you. If you like great beaches and a wonderful Victorian-style town within walking distance; this really is... More 

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Troy, MI
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2005

Unfortunately we did not have as good an experience as the other reviewers did. The motel has a wonderful location, right on the riverwalk leading to the beach and town, and the owners seemed very nice, but we found the room to be substandard. The bathroom was old, with a cramped, dark shower, and no electrical outlet to be found.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2005

What a great motel for the price. Great prices on the rooms. The rooms were big and clean. I would stay there again next time I am back in that area. Motel is close to everything and right in the middle of the downtown area. You can park the car and almost walk to everything. Highly Recommend this hotel. Only... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2005

We were impressed with the clean, affordable rooms and the friendly female desk clerk that tried her best to make us feel right at home. My wife is handicapped due to M.S. and thoroughly enjoyed a walk-in shower. We will look forward to staying here again on our next fishing trip to that area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2004

I came to Manistee, Michigan from Grand Rapids, MI and stayed at the Riverside Motel and Marina. It is clean, beautiful, right on the Manistee River running out of Lake Michigan. The view is breathtaking. The double rooms have a walk out slider, to the river. They have a 2 night package for $79.00 weekdays and $99.00 on weekends. You... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2003

Wanted a cozy place close to the water and that's what I found at the Riverside Motel in Manistee. Clean as a whistle with all the homey touches and run by a nice young couple. It's on the RiverWalk about half way from downtown on one side and Lake Michigan on the other. Great pub within walking distance along with... More 

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