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Coldspring, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the few lodging choices in Leland that are walking distance to shops and restaurants. The Riverside setting is very nice and the staff staff are very friendly and helpful. The old and creaky building dates back to 1902. There are fewer than 10 rooms and all of them are named. All rooms are upstairs and there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

It was such a nice place and the location was great. The Leland Country Club was out the back door and provided a beautiful afternoon of golf. The Riverside Inn is the perfect place to reserve and enjoy the cooler temperatures. Everyone was very helpful and friendly.

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Holland, Ohio
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228 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

This place was recommended to us as a great place for dinner. It's a very nice building, over 100 years old and I'd rate it very high for the appearance of the interior and exterior. That's where my rating stops on a high note. They had 2 fish dishes on the menu, we ordered one and got the other. The... More 

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Kate V, Owner at The Riverside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are terribly sorry that you had a disappointing experience and subpar food. You should always be able to expect attentive service with delicious food. We have shared your review with our management team, and we hope you'll consider giving us another try. In situations such as yours, I would like to offer a... More 

Kettering, Ohio
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

You better be able to climb stairs, because all rooms are upstairs. We could not have had a better view of the lake in the good harbor room. The rooms are small,but adequate. No TV or any of the things you normally get at a B&B. The breakfast was continental.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We stayed two nights in the southwest corner room with windows on two sides. It overlooks a small, cozy harbor by which boats may access the Riverside Inn (best restaurant around-requires reservations even if you're living there-very popular) and another close-by restaurant/bar. After going to bed the first night, we took a video of an old "woody" leaving the other... More 

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Crawfordsville, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

The B&B part of this establishment seems to be an afterthought. The building has much history and is beautifully maintained. The rooms are quaint but substantial in size (there are only 4 rooms all on the second floor, no elevators.) We didn't eat at the restaurant below but heard raves on the food,l The breakfast was homemade granola, breads, fruits... More 

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Jacksonville, FL.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

We stayed at the Riverside Inn as part of a visit to see the leaves in Michigan. The hostess was most gracious and made us feel very welcome. The room was spacious and the bed quite comfortable. The food in the restaurant was out of this world and we enjoyed our meal there immensely. It was a lovely stay and... More 

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Carmel, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Oh my goodness.... What a wonderfully delicious and superbly prepared dinner!! We had the stuffed calamari which was to die for!! Totally different than any calamari we had ever tasted!! And stuffed with chorizo sausage made in house.... A must try. I had the Stuffed Kabocha Squash that, I think, was the best dish I have had in years!! Fargo,... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

This wasn't our first time at the Riverside, nor will it be our last. The food and drinks have been good and still are. The dishes and their preparations tend to be traditional, but the use of locally sourced ingredients elevates them. The Inn's location next to the river is pleasant, away from the M22 summertime hubbub. I enjoy creative... More 

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Suttons Bay, Michigan
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Took friends here for their maiden dinner. Started with the Calamari and Scallops, which were delectable. All four dinners were incredible. I had the special Shrimp Pasta dish and left wanting more. We have been here several times, but it has a couple 2-3 years ago. Our server, Sebastian was on top of his game and provided excellent advice and... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Riverside Inn offer 4 well-appointed rooms, all located on the second floor of our historic building (no elevator access). There are two suites and two smaller rooms. The rates range from $150-200 per night, and that does include a continental breakfast in the morning. All rooms are air conditioned, and we do have Wi-Fi. However, there are no tv's at The Riverside Inn - so bring a book, and enjoy the lovely Leland area! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Riverside Inn

Address: 302 River St, Leland, MI 49654-5041
Location: United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Leland
Number of rooms: 4
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