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River Inn

2.0 of 5
208 E New Bern Rd, Kinston, NC 28504 (Formerly Econo Lodge)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For the past eight months, I've been taking a class Lenoir Community College, just down the street, and have stayed at this hotel each time I was in town. The rooms have always been extremely clean, and are cleaned daily. The staff is very nice, and if you need anything at all, they will take care of it as quickly... More 

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North Carolina
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I checked into the River Inn fairly late on a Saturday evening and was kindly greeted by the couple who owned it. I believe the rate was $50 which included a clean room with a king-size bed, a newer flatscreen TV with DISH network, a refrigerator and microwave. I couldn't have asked for more for the money and was so... More 

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Dillon, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Motel is under renovations. Room was clean with microwave, refrigerator, and hair dryer. Room rate was $51.00. Motel is next to the Neuse River. A nice view. For an inexpensive restful night this is the motel for you.

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Corolla, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

My classmate and I stayed at the River Inn for a week while taking a course at the community college. They allowed and welcomed dogs! Staff was very nice and helpful- we did not request room service, but they brought us fresh towels and amenities each day. It is a nice location on the banks of the river and we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Clean property, comfy bed, pet friendly and room to park 18 wheeler. The manager and his wife were very friendly and made our check in a breeze. Continental breakfast available. Stay here any time you are in town!

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Ulysses, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I stayed here for four days the first week of Sept 2014. It is undergoing a renovation and the folks are very nice. I had a very nice room for the price and they allow dogs. I travel with my Min Pin so this is important. I liked the tiled floors and good air conditioning. Place was very clean and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The staff was friendly and helpful. The was room were clean. We got the room at a very reasonable rate compared to other hotel rates in the area. Breakfast was enjoyable. Would definitely stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I experienced an enjoyable stay at this hotel. Evidentially the hotel has improve a lot, the man at the desk and the lady was very friendly. The place was clean and the breakfast was good too. Thanks to River inn for showing improvement I would recommend it to others!

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Lumberton, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Booked the room through Choice Privilidges.Motel lobby was filthy and had an odor. The Indian male behind the counter was extremely rude and arrogant. He has no respect for ladies. We were so disgusted by the filth and his attitude that I called Choice Privilidges and had them cancel my reservation and book us into another motel. I would not... More 

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

First I'd note that the sign says, "Under new management." I only saw the one man at the front desk both at night and the next morning, and he was ultra nice. So, I do wish him well. With that note, I must say this is the worst hotel I've ever stayed in. I'm fine with a budget hotel when... More 

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