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Riverside Inn

118 3rd Street South, Cold Spring, MN 56320
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Ranked #2 of 2 Cold Spring B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We stayed at the Riverside Inn over the weekend when we were in town for a wedding, Our room was quite large and we appreciated the microwave and the refrigerator. The staff was warm and welcoming and the free breakfast made for a good start to the morning. My only request would be that they provide whole wheat bread in... More

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Alexandria, MN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

First, the good things: Soft water and good water pressure Spacious clean room Now for the not so good thing: The bed was not comfortable and there was some kind of plastic mattress protector on it because we were sweating while sleeping.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Our second stay here and the experience has been consistent. We will definitely stay again, partially because of the good experience and partially due to the limited available lodging options in this area. Pros: clean rooms, reasonable rates, Free wi-fi, friendly staff, convenient to Richmond/Cold Spring area, breakfast items from the famous Cold Spring bakery. Micro and fridge in room... More

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Cold Spring, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

The pool was nice and warm, the staff was friendly and the rooms all have a fun theme! We enjoyed our visit.

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Richmond, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

My friends and I spent this past weekend at the Riverside Inn. We usually have a relaxing getaway twice a year, and the atmosphere is perfect. The staff is very courteous, and the themed rooms add a homelike quality. My favorite part of our stay is the poolside continental breakfast - the large windows overlook the Sauk River for an... More

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Mankato, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

My wife and I have stayed at the Riverside Inn several times since the DeRose's took ownership in 2003. We always appreciate the friendliness and personalized service. Any requests that we have made have always been met promptly and courteously. We enjoy the "themed" rooms that make it feel like home. The pool and whirlpool are always clean and relaxing... More

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Robbinsdale, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

I've stayed at Riverside Inn numerous times, including this past weekend, and have found it to be a perfectly wonderful place to stay. The staff is always friendly and helpful and the rooms exceptionally clean. The entire building is very clean and well maintained. The staff asked several times per day if there was anything I needed in my room.... More

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Perham, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

I reserved this hotel over the phone for my family. We spent the night of August 27th, 2011 in the Lincoln room 103. The hotel is old and smells like it. The room cost me 95.00 with the roll away, the room was awful. It was damp and sticky, we literally stuck to the sheets. We turned the air on,... More

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riversidebunny, Owner at Riverside Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry "Avoid this motel" was dissatisfied with their stay and I, as the owner and CEO, apologize for the frustrations they encountered. A letter of apology and a gift certificate was promptly issued once I learned of their disatisfaction. The August night they stayed was incredibly hot and humid and unfortunately our new staff did not turn on... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2009

I stayed at the Riverside Inn a few weeks ago for a scrapbook retreat. They have these retreats in November and January. It was a perfect weekend for me to scrapbook and get some quilting done. I was able to relax and enjoy a weekend away with the girls. The hotel is clean, and the staff is helpful.

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South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2008

I worked in Cold Spring for a number of days and stayed at this hotel because it is the only one in town. It is a very charming and well kept place! The people that work at this hotel are always helpful and kind! I loved the hunting room! Highly recommended if you stay in the area!

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Address: 118 3rd Street South, Cold Spring, MN 56320
Location: United States > Minnesota > Cold Spring
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool
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Riverside Inn is conveniently located 13 miles west of St. Cloud, with access to the Sauk River waterway system. Staying at Cold Spring's RIVERSIDE INN offers many benefits, from clean and affordable lodging accommodations and personalized service to a Preferred Customer Program with free lodging for repeat guest stays.You'll appreciate our home away from home atmosphere and special amenities including:22 uniquely decorated themed guest rooms. Non-smoking rooms available. Whirlpool Suite. Handicapped accessible guest room. Indoor heated pool, whirlpool, and sauna. Cable Television Free High Speed Wireless Internet Access. Complimentary Continental Breakfast. Free weekday morning newspaper. Spacious Fireside Lobby. Gift Certificates available. Near Dining, Shops and More. The Riverside Inn is adjacent to a Community Park with playground equipment, picnic tables, firepits, and a boat launch which provides access to the staggering concentration of water of the Sauk River and Horseshoe Chain of Lakes 13-mile waterway system.Our Central Minnesota location (only 13 miles west of St. Cloud and 80 miles northwest of the Mall of America) provides close access to quaint country shops, fine dining and bakery treats, shopping malls, movie theaters, roller skating, golfing, bowling, snowmobiling, horseback riding, and much more! ... more   less 
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