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Rio Sierra Riverhouse

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41997 Sierra Dr, Three Rivers, CA 93271
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked two nights at Rio Sierra and were sorry not to be there longer. The setting is beyond idyllic nestling riverside along a swift moving rapids winding their way over and around smooth boulders. It is quiet and lovely and Mars is a wonderful and thoughtful host. If you are on your way to a hiking trip in the... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
48 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This place has extremely cosy ambiance, it is almost like you have your own cottage house by the river. We found the staff of the hotel very helpful too. Some extras offered by the hotel justify the high price - fireplace by your apartment is always awaiting you in the evening, smores are offered by welcoming hosts, a lot of... More 

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sunnyvale, CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We (family of 4 + kid) stayed at the master suite over a weekend. Pros: Beautiful location Well thought out amenities - hammock, shaded places with chairs laid out throughout the property Friendly staff Evening fire and Smores :) Cons: We stayed at the master suite that was advertised as sleeping 4-6, but it had only 1 master bedroom and... More 

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Irvine, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Let's start with what we LOVED about this place. We stayed in the Panorama Room for one night 10/03/14 for my husband's birthday. 1. Great LOCATION...it's on the river! Beautiful and relaxing. It's like your own oasis, not crowded, play at your own risk! (You sign a safety waiver). 2. Close to Sequoia National Park (which is why we stayed... More 

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Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The setting is visually stunning, glacial rocks next to a tumbling river, comfy chairs for relaxing and a nightly fire for social warmth. The river lulls you to sleep and gently wakes you in the morning. Everything was provided for one's comfort. I wish breakfast was provided as part of the package. It is pricey, but worth it. Wifi included... More 

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Sawbridgeworth Uk
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

On a three week road trip this was by far our favourite accommodation. The location is stunning. We had the panorama room and woke to gorgeous views of the river and mountain every day. It was a short drive to Sequioa National Park which we loved, then after a day sightseeing we would return for a swim in the river,... More 

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Berkeley, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

End 2013 we searched the internet for accommodation for our CA trip and visit to Sequoia & Kings NP. We wanted to be in - or at least close - to the park (driving into the park already takes some time). We found the Rio Sierra Riverhouse and we were basically sold based on other reviews and the pictures. The... More 

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Van Nuys
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I love to camp, but I'm tired of the schlepping and the setting up and the taking down. We stayed in the Hideaway at Rio and it was all the joys of camping with no work. We could sit around the campfire, see stars at night, swim in the river (the best!) and be among the trees. Then we could... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

It's not without its quirks but I can't imagine a lovelier setting for a B&B/hotel. It's smack on the river and the water is great for swimming especially given the hot weather.We had the trailer and, whilst a little cramped,provided a superb secluded spot to while away our evenings. Yes some things don't quite work as they should but nothing... More 

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stayed 3 nights in the self-catering Hideaway RV, detached from the house with lots of outside space fronting the river. The setting is gorgeous and we spent very little time inside, with our own firepit to sit around each evening. The ground and landscaping requires steady footwork, and there are steep steps down from the road. The RV is... More 

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