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“Wonderful experience !!” 4 of 5 stars
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The River Inn & Cabins
45176 Sierra Drive, Three Rivers, CA 93271   |  
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Ranked #10 of 10 Three Rivers B&B and Inns
Henderson, NV
1 review
“Wonderful experience !!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2009

My husband and I were going to Seqouia National Park and found this Inn and Cabins online. The cabin was a little small but was stocked with shampoo, conditioner, soap, towels, the kitchen was stocked with appliances and all of the need dishes and utensils needed to cook. The cabin we stayed in had a private hot tub on the patio and was righ off of the river. The downside of it is it is off of a main street making it hard to pull in and out of the cabin because of the high speed of the cars and you do hear passing cars in the cabin. It was a minor inconvience.

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Helsinki
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25 hotel reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2009

We were happy with our stay: spacious, clean, airconditioned room, big bed, great location just a couple of minutes drive from the park entrance. Service at the front desk was quick and friendly and we got advice about where to eat. The Mexican restaurant they recommended was really good. Breakfast in a bag was ok (juice, fruit & cake) and it came early which was good.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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San Francisco, CA
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2009

This review is solely for the Sequoia House (I haven't stayed at the Inn or the other cabins). I've spent two New Year Eves at this house already - wanted to return for a third, but, alas, it was booked. I came in a group of 8-10 people. The house is great - the beds are nice, the place is spotless. The website description is accurate (not misleading as some other experiences I had). It's a bit pricey, but worth it if you come with a group and split the cost. We love to have breakfast together in the morning, caravan up to the park, and come down in the evening to bbq and cook dinner together. The living room is large (good thing for a group like us)... brought the Wii and had room to "play" tennis :) The kitchen is well-equipped - the dishwasher is a nice bonus - imagine doing dishes for 10 people (while on vacation!). We came in winter time - the house warms up nicely and we never experienced heating or plumbing issues. The owners are very nice and friendly.
Tips and fyi's - 1. Pay attention to the 'instructions' - clean up a bit and vacuum before you leave and there'll be no problems at the end. 2. Very sketchy cell phone reception in the area, but there is a landline in the house. 3. If you come in winter time you will most likely need chains to enter the park and they don't sell them in Three Rivers. Be safe and bring them from home or buy them in Visalia. Wouldn't it suck to make the long trip and have the ranger turn you around? Pep Boys has a 30-day return policy if you don't use them. 4. There is a grocery store in town where you can buy stuff to cook at the house, but I'd advise that you try and bring food with you if possible. The store is ok, but they may not be open by dinner time when you make your way back from the park.

  • Stayed December 2007, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Visalia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2009

Me and my fiance went to the River Inn and Cabins and stayed in the little cabin with its private jacuzzi. Not only was the jacuzzi fantastic and wonderfully secluded. It had its own little kitchen with refrigerator, stove, sink, microwave and all the fixings. It even had dish towels and cleaner for the dishes that THEY provided. It was fantastic and romantic. Outside it has a deck and bbq and a trail down to the river. We had a wonderful time and plan to go back every year!!!!!!!!

  • Liked — The private Spa and beautiful views.
  • Disliked — Nothing.
  • Stayed February 2008
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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southern CA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2009

We had a perfectly lovely stay at the River Inn and Cabins. The proprietors were very helpful and gracious. They offered a wealth of information on things to see and do in the area. And the rooms were excellent. Highly recommended!

  • Liked — friendly staff; location to Sequoia National Park
  • Disliked — Not a single complaint
  • Stayed December 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2008

We stayed three nights in the hotel during Thanksgiving holidays. Overall the hotel is good but very basic; nothing extraordinary. The front desk person was friendly and very helpful and gave us a lot of information. The breakfast was a brown bag with fresh fruit, muffins and juice. Could have been better.

The location is very convenient; it's located one mile from the Sequoia National Park entrance.

I would stay there again.

  • Liked — Location
  • Disliked — Bathroom was little small. Also breakfast was not so special
  • Stayed November 2008, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Ghent, Belgium
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53 hotel reviews
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2008

we stayed one night in the motel and found everything ok, the motel looks more seducing on picture then in reality, it is located next to the road and offers a well kept room for the night, the breakfast brought at the door in the morning is far to basic: no bread no juice, just a cookie and some fruit, wouldn't recommend for a longer stay,

Stayed June 2008
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Address: 45176 Sierra Drive, Three Rivers, CA 93271
Location: United States > California > Three Rivers
Amenities:
Free Parking
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Ranked #10 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in Three Rivers
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