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Hotel Rio Vista

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   285 Riverside Ave., PO Box 815, Winthrop, WA 98862
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Ranked #3 of 6 hotels in Winthrop
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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35 reviews 35 reviews
32 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It looks like any other motel. Right in town near lots of places to eat. The room was great, overlooking the confluence of two rivers. Large and airy with phone/TV/wifi. Also microwave and fridge in kitchenette area. Very quiet and good aircon. Comfortable bed with good linen. Also large sofa. Fantastic balcony overlooking the rivers where you could spot wildlife... More

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coquitlam bc canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is worth every penny! In town, close to everything yet blissfully relaxing. Every room has a fantastic view of the confluence of the Chewuch and Methow rivers. Wildlife viewing right from your balcony! We will absolutely be back.

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Nanoose Bay, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel looks unpretentious from the outside, but the rooms are very nice, and they have a grand view of the river, with their own balconies furnished with chairs. The small kitchen area is helpful, and all was clean, comfortable, and spacious. Also, it's location can't be beat; a short walk to the shops and restaurants, but not in the... More

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Lakewood, Washington, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has been undergoing a rehab on the rooms and the extra effort to improve the hotel shows. The new management is easy to work with and accomodating. The rooms are rustic, kept clean and rooms overlook a river that is nice to listen to 24/7. I found it relaxing and being on the main street, restaurants, shopping, etc.... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night and loved the place. Walking distance to the entire town and right next to a wonderful bakery. The room was clean, comfortable and nicely decorated with modern country decor. Listening to the river at night was a great bonus.

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Vancouver, Canada
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this river front hotel for 1 night while passing through Winthrop. Location is just steps to the funky cowboy town. Hotel is spotless & the views over the river were so perfect. They ha ve a lovely sitting area right on the river bank. Beautiful & serene.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel doesn't look too inviting as you ride up, just a windowless wood building with some "old West", but don't be fooled. All the action is outback, where every room (I think) has a balcony overlooking a really nice river. Rooms are large, clean, well equipped. The hotel is well located a block or so from downtown Winthrop, which... More

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Marysville, Washington
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23 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We stayed here on a Friday night. We had to wait for the clerk to finish a phone call before checking in. We were early and they quickly checked us into a clean room. We had a nice view of the river. There was a doe with her newborn fawn on a small island in the river outside our balcony.... More

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Pullman, Washington
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We were staying one night on a very hot day and the AC worked in the early evening but stopped around 9 pm. Finally opened up the sliding door and the sound of the river put us to sleep. Very clean and beautiful view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

First time staying in Winthrop. It was a hastily planned business trip and did not have a lot of options but very happy we ended up at the Rio. Arrived late in the evening and the front desk was very helpful and accommodating. The room was very clean and comfortable. Only regret is not being able to stay longer. Will... 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*
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Just steps away from the western saloons and aromatic bakeries of downtown Winthrop, the Hotel Rio Vista's rustic facade blends seamlessly with the town's old-time western atmosphere. Overlooking the confluence of the Chewuch and Methow rivers, the hotel features guest rooms that offer private balconies, hand-crafted wood furniture, and works by local artists. A flat-screen HD television and free wireless internet access keep guests connected, while an outdoor picnic area and riverside hot tub offer the chance to unplug within earshot of the mellifluous sounds of nature and the soaring wings of Eagles and Osprey. For winter adventurers, the hotel is just across the pedestrian bridge from the ice rink and start of the Methow Valley's immaculately groomed ski and fat biking trails. The hotel features a Bike and Ski Wax room just for such outdoor activities. All of the Hotel Rio Vista's rooms include free high speed WIFI, DirecTV HD, private riverside decks, coffee bar with Seattle's Best coffee, mini-fridge, hair dryer, A/C, and microwaves. ... more   less 
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