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“Good Value for the Price” 3 of 5 stars
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580 Valley Mall Pkwy, Wenatchee, WA 98802   |  
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Ranked #11 of 16 Hotels in Wenatchee
Seattle
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“Good Value for the Price”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

We recently stayed at the Inn at the River in East Wenatchee. We paid $70 per night for our room. When rating a motel, I try to consider the price and class of the motel. I'm not going to rate this to more expensive hotels that are in a different class.

For the price, this motel was very clean. The staff was friendly and helpful. The internet is free, but unsecure (no password required). The free breakfast was very basic (hard-boiled eggs, packaged instant oatmeal, cereal in one-serving packages, yogurt, premade french toast & waffles, muffins, single serving OJ and fruit cups, and of course, coffee). The breakfast area is very small with only 1 table, so plan to take your breakfast back to your room.

Our room was clean, and we had plenty of room with the queen bed and table with 2 chairs, and the bathroom was good size. The vanity in the bathroom had plenty of room for all of our toiletries. The bed was a bit firm for my liking. And our pillows need replacing (no fluff in them). There was a single serve Keurig coffee maker in the room, which had a good selection of coffee. The dresser drawers worked, but were broken from their runners. We notified the staff on the comment card.

For those who come to ski at Mission Ridge, this motel is in a good location. Just a block from the bridge and then up the hill.

There is some good dining within walking distance. Most of the dining is in downtown Wenatchee.

We felt that this motel was a good value for the price.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Bellingham, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

The rooms were average with ugly green carpet. The manager was rude, the help was slow, and there was nothing special about the pool area. The website said that the pool was heated year round, BS, the pool was so cold that my family and I didn't want to use it. The pool area had limited seating. Oh and when the softball tournaments are Going on the hotel is loud all night, we could not fall asleep it was so loud, we ended up turning the A/C fan up to try to drown out the noise. The whole place could use a make over and a new staff.

Room Tip: From the up stairs Balconies there is a beautiful view of the valley.
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
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32 hotel reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Average rooms, not overly appointed but had a fridge and lots of space. Pool and Hot Tub area is great and breakfast is included (decent for yogurt, bagels, muffins, coffee). One drawback is that you cannot book this hotel over the internet, you have to call to reserve, just like the good'ol'days.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Gig Harbor, Washington
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

I *LOVED* this hotel! The pool and hot tub were *Fantastic*! The breakfast was *Great*! The view from our deck was *Beautiful*! I don't know why other people think it's nasty. I thought the hotel was *Wonderful*! This is my #1 favorite hotel!

Room Tip: Get a room with a deck!
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  • Stayed February 2011, 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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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

I stayed here several times in the past......and not too bad - average.

now - although it seemed overall cleaner and neater, there was one very strange thing: After getting into the room (and noticing a cheap perfume smell), I kept hearing a weird "sfffft" noise about every 15 minutes. I realized it was a battery operated perfume spritzer, located up near the ceiling. YEP - just like in a men's room in a cheap bar - it sprayed some crap perfume every few minutes. I took the batteries out so it stopped......
Why would anyone install something like this.....?

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Auburn, Washington
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011

stayed there while working the central hospital had a problem with my credit card cause they cahaged me for two weeks!! so kelly ended up calling the police and sent them to where i was working by then i cleared it up ,kelly is the rudest person i experienced and should not be in any buisness, dont stay there you will regret it

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Chilliwack, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

We stayed there a couple of times, it being close to shopping and not too far from the Highlander golf course. We find it rather pricey,(compared to the "Cedar's Inn" down the street)
We stayed in room 137, pool side, quiet enough, average. The "continental" breakfast was so meager that we went to a regular restaurant instead ( "Cedar's Inn's" breakfast is really good) Next time in Wenatchee we will probably stay at "Cedar's Inn" again.

Room Tip: rooms at ground level at pool side are preferable
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 580 Valley Mall Pkwy, Wenatchee, WA 98802
Location: United States > Washington > Wenatchee
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Ranked #11 of 16 Hotels in Wenatchee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 54
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Inn At The River is on the Columbia River in East Wenatchee. We are a 54 unit hotel, with an outdoor pool and bar and an excellent continental breakfast. The regional shopping mall is just across the street, along with many other attractions within walking distance. Banking, mail services, gyms and the Columbia River Walking Trail are just a few of the attractions available without need of transportation. ... more   less 

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