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Hotel Rio Vista

2.0 of 5 285 Riverside Ave., PO Box 815, Winthrop, WA 98862
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lake Stevens, Washington
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49 reviews 49 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here last weekend and loved Hotel Rio Vista. All rooms have balconies overlooking the river. One morning saw an eagle hunting along the river. Nice large room and bathroom. Especially liked sitting in the outdoor hot tub on a cold winter night. So relaxing. Loved that the hotel was right in town, so we could walk to all... More 

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel Rio Vista was a great place for us. We enjoyed hearing the river ripple by off the back patio. The accommodations--bed and bath--were very good. The mattress was divine. Everything was clean and immaculate. The staff were efficient and friendly. We will happily stay at the Hotel Rio Vista again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lovely hotel was the perfect get-away spot and my husband and I are both anxious to get back to Winthrop and stay there again! Our room was very nicely furnished, clean and extremely comfortable. The staff were very friendly and helpful, and their customer service was outstanding. We slept with our window open to fall asleep to the calming... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel Rio has a nice location but the approach and entrance is that of a roadside motel. The dark carpet was hiding quite a bit of 'usage'. Ok for a last minute accommodation but not for a holiday experience. The sheets were either house cleaned or from previous use as they were all crumpled and not laundered to hotel perfection.

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Coulee City, Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

There is obviously pride of ownership in this charming downtown motel. Rooms are convenient and immaculate with many thoughtful details for guest comfort. The decor fits perfectly with the western-themed town. Beds and linens are wonderfully comfortable. The deer playing on the riverbank are in view from the back veranda and are delightful to watch. You can hear the pleasant... More 

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

Just on the edge of town, close proximity to shops and restaurants, sits the Rio Vista. Nothing really outstanding on the outside but the river from the balcony off our room made it very nice. We had a room on the second floor. There is no elevator so you do need to carry your luggage up several flights of stairs.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Very clean and comfortable, great service at reception, perfect location, wonderful river view from 3rd floor. Dont't forger swimming suit for hottub. The town itself has very unique western look. Would recomend for stay.

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Puyallup
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We wanted to spend one night in Winthrop even though neither of us had been there before. Rio Vista was great! Winthrop is small so wherever you stay, you don't have far to walk to anything. We especially enjoyed the balcony deck that looked out over the convergence of the rivers. Staff were friendly and helpful. Not a "fancy" place... More 

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Everett, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We were looking for a new getaway, having always previously gone to the WA coast or Suncadia. We took a chance and booked at the Hotel Rio Vista. The staff was the friendliest we have ever experienced. The rooms are nothing exceptional, but they are very clean and roomy, and the property as a whole is very well maintained. The... More 

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Emmen, Switzerland
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Winthrop is a lovely western town at the east-end of the North Cascades N.P. We spent one night in this hotel - which was kind of a spontaneous decision. They had that one room left, which we decided to take. Prices were reasonable. Staff was very friendly. Rooms are very nice though nothing exceptional. They contain two queen-sized beds, a... More 

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Address: 285 Riverside Ave., PO Box 815, Winthrop, WA 98862
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Location: United States > Washington > Winthrop
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Rio Vista 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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