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The Raritan Inn at Middle Valley

528 County Road 513, Califon, NJ 07830
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though I stayed one night at the Inn. I cannot say enough about how wonderful my visit was. Very clean, hospitality everything you could ask for. The food was excellent. Come here to get away from it all!!! You will not regret it!

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RaritanInnkeeper, Manager at The Raritan Inn at Middle Valley, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure to have you here. So glad we could be your escape for a night. Come back to recharge anytime! More 

New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I think the staff may have changed from some earlier reviews. My brother got married here a few weeks ago. They wanted a casual wedding and the barn was just what you'd picture if that was the aesthetic you were going for. Cute little signs, white string lights, a brook running next to the property, a nice tent and a... More 

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RaritanInnkeeper, Owner at The Raritan Inn at Middle Valley, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to give us feedback. We have hosted many, many wonderful weddings at our Inn and we were happy to be able to offer our best to this couple and their family and friends. We are hands-on owner/operators of the Inn and make ourselves accessible to wedding couples as needed but take great care not to... More 

Glen Gardner NJ
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We stayed here when we sold our house nearby. Owners were friendly and very accommodating. We could stay in the room until our taxi pick up late afternoon. They even offered to take me join them for dinner when my husband was on a business trip. We could chose the time of breakfast every day. We spend a few pleasant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

everything about this inn is absolutely perfect. all the rooms are unique and charming, with their own beautiful, spacious & luxurious bathrooms. the little details in the rooms are quite a sight. the 4 course breakfast is delicious and the staff very attentive and sweet. they have a downstairs basement with a jukebox and a pool table, perfect for an... More 

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southeast, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We made reservations through the Raritan Inn website and the manager handled our requests for special diet requirements. Our experience was seamless. We specified an arrival time and were greeted and shown this Historical Property from top to bottom, including facts about the original property and owners, specifics on the restoration, how to operate the in-room gas stoves and the... More 

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Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stayed at the Raritan Inn for two nights while visiting relatives in the area. It is a lovely setting and a beautifully restored home. Often in the case of B & B's the decoration is over the top...too many knickknacks and too much calico. This is not the case with this house...the decor has been done with a deft... More 

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RaritanInnkeeper, Owner at The Raritan Inn at Middle Valley, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback - it is always helpful and always acted upon by our staff. We should have done a better job showing you how to adjust the heat on the 2nd floor, or even made sure you knew how to operate the parlor stove for instant warmth. Our apologies as well for the lack of room freshening that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

From the moment you enter the driveway and admire the well kept grounds , vintage barn and hear the sounds of the nearby stream you instantly start to relax! Inside we were warmly greeted by the owner Marcia who gave us a tour. We learned about it's rich history as well as it's modern technology. Don't miss the before picture!... More 

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Long Island City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My husband and I were married at the Raritan Inn last weekend. It was a magical affair! The property is beautiful. The owners are responsive and their Inn is warm and welcoming. The Innkeeper at the time of our wedding, John, was beyond exceptional! We don't even have the words to explain how great John is and how special he... More 

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Towaco, New Jersey
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Sad to say, but John is no longer managing the Inn, having moved on to other things. As a customer, I'm going to miss his special touch. He's still in the area, but no longer associated with the Inn. Perhaps they'll find someone as good, but ???

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We've stayed at the Raritan Inn twice now, in December 2013 and February 2014, and both visits were flawless. We loved the Hunterdon room so much we got it again, but we checked out a few of the other rooms and they all look great, too. We haven't met John, but Bill, Matt and Marsha are awesome -- super friendly,... More 

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