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Riverdog Retreat

13818 Gore Orphanage Rd., Wakeman, OH 44889
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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Had a wonderful couple's weekend away, staying in the Cedar House. The house itself was fantastic but it's the beautiful surrounding outdoors that really makes this a wonderful place to stay. The area is so large, with many private-feeling areas to just relax and let the hours float away, that it's pretty much impossible to retain any pre-vacation stresses. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

If you enjoy privacy surrounded by nature, beautiful art and comfortable and spacious accommodations, look no further. The hosts, Terry and Deborah, are very welcoming and helpful, but not intrusive. Just a visit to their gallery is worth the trip to Riverdog Retreat. We enjoyed the quiet, the dogs and cats and the chance to re-charge. If you have a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I have so many wonderful things to say about Riverdog Retreat that it is difficult to compose this review. If I could leave 6 out of 5 stars, I would, because the owners really go above and beyond to make Riverdog unique and beautiful, and your stay special. My boyfriend and I spent our first weekend here a year ago... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

My husband's family gathered here in August. If we could have fit everyone into Riverdog, we would have but there were too many of us. Our hosts are topnotch people and went out of their way to be helpful. We normally stay at the Cedar House and Suite but it was booked so some of us stayed at the Settler's... More 

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is a bed and breakfast type place, not a hotel. My wife and I stayed here for her birthday weekend. We stayed in the Cedar suite. It was very spacious and bigger than expected. Had a fridge, little kitchenette and was very cozy. Plenty to do around the area. We zip lined at Common Canopy Tours the next day... More 

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Sound Beach, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My wife and I just got married in Oberlin and we used the riverdog retreat as our base of operations! It was so much fun, and it was SO BEAUTIFUL. Also the couple that runs it is absolutely amazing. Friendly and helpful. We got lucky and had live music playing on site a couple nights before the wedding. Great music,... More 

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Red Hook, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stayed at Riverdog Retreat last weekend for the first time. Hidden off the road, you find enchanting gardens & top notch accommodations. We stayed in the Settler's House & a friend stayed in the Cedar Suite. Upon arrival we were greeted by Terry, Deborah, & the pups -all were very welcoming & informative. The house's were extremely clean &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Riverdog Retreat is a wonderful place to stay. It's a short drive just outside of Oberlin, Ohio on 20 beautiful (and quiet) acres of woodland. It is owned by two very talented artists who have a studio and gallery on the property as well. The rooms are spacious, comfortable and clean and you'll find a loaf of fresh baked bread... More 

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Westlake, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We have stayed at the Riverdog Retreat before, but this year we spent our New Year’s Eve there. The surroundings were magical; there was snow on the ground and the trees. Our room in the Cedar House was spacious, well-appointed and lovingly decorated with antique furniture and works of art. Debra & Terry are marvellous hosts who have just the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

My husband and I stayed here in October 2013 for several days while visiting our daughter, a student at Oberlin College. Terry and Deborah, our hosts, were very friendly and welcoming, but not intrusive. We stayed in the Riverview Suite, which was very spacious and well-furnished, with a large bedroom, bathroom, desk alcove off the bedroom, living room, full kitchen,... More 

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