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Erie, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to step back in time, this is the place. Reminds me of the movie "Somewhere In Time" with Jane Seymore and Christopher Reeves at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. Great place for wedding receptions too!

1Thank joegribus
Dunkirk, New York
Reviewed February 6, 2017

This is a very lovely building. We didn't stay at the Inn, but we did go to a show a couple of years ago. It was about the prohibition. The food was wonderful. But the show was very interactive with the audience which I think is really wonderful.

1Thank Tammywinder53
Shippenville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Truly enjoyed our stay. The grounds are beautifully landscaped and the large porch has ample seating for small intimate groups OR chairs/rockers could be pulled together for larger gatherings. We did book at the last minute so didn't have access to a larger room as hoped but our room had two armchairs if we elected to relax in there. There...

1Thank whistlersdaughter681
Reviewed December 2, 2016

My husband and three family members visited The Riverside Inn for two nights. We had so much fun and were treated so well! The rooms are reminiscent of the hey day of the inn. The common rooms are decorated beautifully with Christmas music playing softly in the background. Breakfast is provided with the room in the breathtaking dining room. Sally...

3Thank sharmaryes
Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

We visited here on thanksgiving day for their holiday dinner. The dinner was quite good, they serve turkey, ham, fish and roast beef with a large variety of salads, sides and desserts. The cheese appetizer bar was excellent. The main reason that kept me from giving the restaurant five stars is that some of the sides were overseasoned. The tarragon...

1Thank mjswansona
Reviewed November 4, 2016

I truly can’t say enough about The Riverside Inn. I can say what I know I experienced. I had my wedding there October 22 and let me just say it was the second most amazing day of my life (second to the birth of our child). Jeremy Ball managed our wedding and boy did he go above and beyond for...

2Thank Frances K
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Excellent feast of soup, salad, bread, whole roast chicken & stuffing and barbeque pork, and dessert all served without eating utensils and served by the theater performers between skits. Lovely grounds to take a walk. This performance has 9 actors and actresses each with wonderful singing voices and many talents. The hotel has many antiques and is a revival of...

2Thank djaquay
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed October 13, 2016

We went to the Sunday performance of the Renaissance Feast at the Riverside Inn this past weekend. What a wonderful show!! The cast is hilarious, the jokes and skits are about an election, the singing is amazing, and the food is delicious. The dialog for the skits is quite timely and a great spoof on the election race we see...

1Thank Candy M
Northfield, Ohio
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Beautiful antiques, gracious hosts, good food! Enjoyed the revival of a by-gone era - lovely grounds to walk down to the nearby river, swing on a old-fashioned swing hung from a huge oak tree. Dinner theater was fun- chicken is good choice, big sweet potato, delicious pumpkin pie for dessert during intermission. Charming play "Driving Miss Daisy". Room is small...

1Thank SusanRN1116
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

This is such a special place, a trip back to another era. The dining room is the same as it has been for over a century...gorgeous! Food is fantastic. If you desire something more casual, the lounge is fun and bar appetizers are very good (try the homemade provolone encrusted wheel). The staff here are top notch....service is excellent. The...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the biggest attractions of the Riverside today is its charm of yesterday. Open from April through December yearly, this Cambridge Springs dinner theatre, restaurant, and hostelry is situated beautifully on the banks of French Creek and has been in continuous operation since 1885. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Riverside Inn

Address: One Fountain Avenue, Cambridge Springs, PA 16403
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Cambridge Springs
Price Range: $99 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Riverside Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 63
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“Look online before booking your room! Each room is so unique so you can pick one that you like!”
520francesk, Nov 4, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the third floor over looking the backyard- best view!”
SusanRN1116, Sep 28, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are about the same. Each room has its own air conditioner. Remember this is a historic place.”
williamf921, Aug 24, 2016 | Read review
“Request a quiet room, the insulation is not good.”
SandraM268, May 18, 2016 | Read review
“all are decorated beautiful.”
DianT_13, Dec 10, 2015 | Read review
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