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Riverboat Inn and Suites

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Room & Suite (34)
Pool & Beach (5)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
We are an American-owned hotel. We try hard to be the best we can be. All our rooms are individually decorated with the cutest amenities. Flat screen TVs, pillow top beds, fireplaces, hardwood floors, mini refrigerators, microwaves, free breakfast on weekends, free wi-fi, live music on Sat.evening, full lounge, and much more. Our riverfront patios are enclosed and heated in the winter so you can enjoy the view even if it is cold! We are Madison's only riverfront hotel and just minutes walking distance to historic downtown Madison. Lets us know ahead of time and we will pick you up at the Madison airport or marina.We can also take you downtown or pick you up if you let us know.We also have 2/3/and 4 bedroom condos on the property.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Quirky Hotels
Great View


Full view
51Somewhat walkable
Grade: 51 out of 100
15Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
4Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
74Room tips
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The Riverboat is a very laid back, casual stay. The staff is very friendly with a lot of local history to sit at the lobby bar and talk with you about. The Riverside rooms have the door that leads out into a newly renovated closed in deck to sit by one of the many heaters or
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This place is truly a gem. First of all, the small river town of Madison, Indiana is fantastic in and of itself. The rooms themselves at the Riverboat are relatively inexpensive but are very very clean. The location right on the river is hard to beat as well. The views from the
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Their are 4 possible buildings on this property to stay in. One is the Main building overlooking the great Ohio River. That building is where everything happens. It has multi-level outdoor decks and down below the decks is a sprawling grassy area, great for events. There is
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Wonderful locally owned hotel designed like a riverboat . Great views of the Ohio River and bridge within walking distance. Love the back deck and tiered decks and gardens all the way down the hill. Beautiful at night and live music on weekends. Deck can be enclosed and heated
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Wow....What a fantastic family run business with great ties to the community. The rooms were very clean and neat. The staff especially Terri was just awesome. The few from outside the rooms was just awesome. This will not be our first stay there. We think we have found a home
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You would need to contact them. I just reviewed the place.
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Yes of course! Breakfast in the morning, enjoy our outdoor pool, bar and of course live music on the weekends.
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"Rooms that open on the deck downstairs are less private especially at night when lots of people are around."
"Upper level has bigger rooms and better view."
"Front room for view are great but in summer time can get noisy, if you want quiet go to the back."
"If/when we go back, we'll try to get upstairs rooms with river view."
"Upstair rooms are very spacious with refrigerator and microwave."
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