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“Outstanding place to stay” 4 of 5 stars
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Plaza on the River at Plaza Resort Club
121 West Street, Reno, NV 89501   |  
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Ranked #19 of 65 hotels in Reno
Olympic Peninsula
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“Outstanding place to stay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

We just returned from 7 nights at the Plaza. Our room was lovely. View of the mountains and the city. Lots of windows, microwave, toaster, frig, coffee maker. The toiletries are very nice. Everyone was helpful and pleasant. It was good to not have slots in the hotel. The lobby is comfortable and roomy. They have a 24/7 coffee room, an indoor pool and more. We will stay here on our next trip. The location is good. Several very good restaurants right across the street and an easy walk to the main casinos.

Room Tip: Corner suites have a fantastic view and lots of windows.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

This is a real nice place to stay But if you plan to sit and look at the Truckee River from your room like we were told SORRY! All the rooms face east & west and the river is to the south? Can't see it at all. We were not pleased about being told we could see the river from all rooms. This might be our last trip trip to Reno due to health problems and we spent alot of money on the room being on a fixed income.

Room Tip: Quite rooms off the strip no restaurants on sight pricey rooms. If on a limited income don't st...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

We decided the night before New Years to go Reno. I couldn't stay at home boring old Monterey County with no firework show. We drove got there at 11 p.m. everything was booked so we had to get what we could. The Plaza on the River. Was a block walk away from the little strip that is Reno. Room was over $100.00 but come on in a sold out city for New Year's eve pretty good price. The Lobby needs to be updated. I am thinking that is how it was back in the silver rush. The room however was nice. King bed with a couch, refridgerator, microwave and safe. We were only in it to sleep but I loved the room. New year's in Reno was great the firework display was amazing down on the strip so much fun people drunk having a good time. The police were present but did not harass. We are going again this New Year's.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Anchorage, Alaska
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

This hotel is older and doesn't look like much from the outside. However, our room was large and clean. Everything was as advertized. The staff was very professional and friendly.

Our room faced the city; we could see "the strip" from our window. This east facing window was blasted in the morning with the rising sun. We had to keep the heavy curtains closed to keep the sun from baking us. While we were there in late September, the day time temps still reached 90 or so. Having said that, the air conditioner and ceiling fan did a good job of keeping the room cool.

There is no gaming, bar, or restaurant at the hotel. This isn't a problem. All of those things and more are 2 short blocks away.

The only time I wasn't completely happy was when we had to wait our turn for the valet to retrieve our car. During certain periods, they really could use more than one person for this position.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Another time I may have missed not having a full kitchen and dishwaher. This time I was in Reno for a reunion and was too busy to have used it anyway. The frig, microwave and coffee pot served my needs just fine. And by the way, the "instant coffee" (coffee bags) on the seventh floor is delicious. I hope to have the opportunity to stay there again!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Top Contributor
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5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

We are currently staying here on our first trip to Reno. The rooms are nice: good lighting, huge windows, nice furniture, large bathroom and closet, comfortable beds, comes with a fridge, microwave, toaster and coffee maker. Kind and helpful staff, even housekeeping. The Riverwalk is just around the corner and a Methodist and a Catholic Church are very close. It's a quieter area but there is still alot to do nearby.

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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San Jose, CA
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

I stumbled on this place while traveling alone (female). I picked it because it seemed safe, clean, had secured parking and was conveniently located. I was pleasantly surprised by the antiques, spacious room, quality soap and comfortable bed. I rarely sleep well in hotels as every little noise wakes me but it was quiet enough that I never stirred. Even better there was no smoking, drinking or gaming in the hotel and since there's plenty of that in Reno it was nice to have an alternative. I especially liked being able to take a shower and make it from my room and out of the building without smelling like cigarette smoke. The rooms are dated but very clean and include lots of extras only seen in luxury hotels. Has the vibe of an old men's club with the dark wood and antiques. Definitely, different but wonderful in many ways and memorable. It's exactly what some of you are looking for.

Room Tip: The indoor pool and free 24 hr coffee are on the 7th floor - so would recommend that families with y...
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Plaza on the River at Plaza Resort Club

Address: 121 West Street, Reno, NV 89501
Location: United States > Nevada > Reno
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in Reno
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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