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Riverdale Inn

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   1521 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32204
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Riverdale Inn was so quaint and lovely - 10 rooms all with their own special touches, an old 1890's mansion - very reasonable, family owned - Eric the son was an amazing host and provided wonderful recommendations for restaurants and shopping - plus full breakfast is served pancakes, waffles, omelette whatever you're craving they serve it! We will definitely... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Riverdale Inn Bed and Breakfast was an incredible get away for my girlfriend and I. The area was absolutely gorgeous, and the rooms were very welcoming and made us feel at home. The service was incredible, unlike anything else I've had. Instead of feeling like "just another guest", I truly felt appreciated, and like I was at home, being... More

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Riverdaleinn, Owner at Riverdale Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Inn. It is appreciated and if you think of something for us to improve upon, please let us know. More

Fairfax, Virginia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the Margaret's Window room - the last room available - for one night. After arrival and a romantic dinner at the Chart House, we returned to the hotel to retire for the night. We were surprised to find scores of gnat flies on the wall and ceiling of the room. We reported the problem, and found another place... More

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Riverdaleinn, Owner at Riverdale Inn, responded to this review

The guest reported the gnat problem (harmless but very annoying) and we immediately credited their credit card for the room night. Guest went to another lodging establishment and did not stay. We value our guest's comfort and agreed with their decision not to stay. Investigation showed a window pane had lost the calking on the top of the pane. This... More

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The customer service was so poor that our entire party (we had 3 rooms reserved for Friday night and 4 for Saturday night for a family wedding celebration) left the b and b and found rooms elsewhere. The owner was rude and unprofessional. I do not recommend this b and b at all. We are world travelers and I have... More

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Riverdaleinn, Owner at Riverdale Inn, responded to this review

Unfortunately there was a misunderstanding over the use of the bar by members of the wedding party that were not staying at the inn. Please note the use of the bar is for the overnight guests and not the general public. Only one room was reserved in the main house by the wedding party. As there were seven other rooms... More

Gainesville, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in the Windsor Suite for two nights on our wedding weekend, and it was the perfect choice. Bob even let us take some pre-wedding photos inside, which offered the perfect vintage backdrop. The decor was beautiful, almost victorian, but all the modern touches (spa bathtub, wifi) were included. In the morning, we woke up to the smell of... More

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We had a wonderful weekend exploring the Riverside and San Marco areas. Everyone at the Inn made us feel welcome. A beautiful place for a romantic weekend, great breakfast and cute bar area for having a nitecap, enjoy the fire pit on the back deck - truly a relaxing weekend so close to home. Would definitely stay there again!

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Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We were forced out of our home by a firm re-finishing our parquet floors and we chose Riverdale for its proximity and its reputation. It totally lived up to its reputation. Our accommodations were most comfortable. Our breakfasts were outstanding. And the honor bar for night caps and afternoon cokes served us well. Family and friends have stayed here before... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We live in Nocatee (Ponte Vedra) and love to explore Riverside, Avondale, and San Marco area. Read about the Riverdale Inn on Trip Advisor and thought it would be great to stay close to area and get a feel of the community up close. Our host at the Inn was Eric and he made us feel right at home. Great... More

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Christmas, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Much better than any hotel stays. It was like a home away from home. Very nice room. Very pleasant people. Breakfast was great with choices of omelets, eggs, or pancakes cooked to order. When I go back to Jacksonville this will be my first choice of places to stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This is simply a great place! A beautifully restored 100 years old wooden Victorian style mansion in the heart of Jacksonville's historic Five Points. Each room is furnished differently and still has this authentic feel to it.The proud owners provide great hospitality and friendly service. In this green neigborhood stores and good restaurants are just around the corner within walking... More

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Also Known As:
Riverdale Hotel Jacksonville
Riverdale Hotel
Address: 1521 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32204
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Location: United States > Florida > Jacksonville
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in Jacksonville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Riverdale Inn 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Riverdale Inn in Jacksonville, Florida is located near the heart of the city in the historic Five Points area in Riverside. Our inn features 10 luxury rooms with a full service Pub for the use of our guests. ... more   less 
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