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Inn on the River

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Fairdale, Kentucky
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bed and breakfast is located out in the middle of the smallest town i have ever been to. There is not much at all to do here. I went for a weekend retreat and while the food was good and the service was good, the rooms was very old and outdated. They were furnished in antiques and old times... More 

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Glen Rose, Texas
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22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You must experience the laid back, extra relaxed, soooooo enjoyable kinda stay at this beautiful bed and breakfast. No televisions ............just a beautiful property, where you can sit, relax, take a walk, share conversations with other guests, and totally enjoy the Inn Keeper's personalities and innate abilities to make their guests feel like they're at home. Breakfast is sooooo delicious.... More 

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Central Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed October 23, 2016

If you want a less expensive, impersonal hotel just to sleep and leave, well, this might not fit your needs. However, if you want a beautiful,well manicured setting, 300 year old trees along a peaceful river, this is the place. The staff was welcoming, personal and professional. The rooms are small (good lighting, great water pressure, air conditioning, WIFI, armoire,... More 

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Louisiana
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here as part of a large group for a business meeting. From the beautiful Inn and view to the most amazing owners and staff there is nothing negative that can be said. Chef cooks the most delicious meals. The staff is so friendly and always smile. And we can't forget about Mike and Lori, the owners, who make... More 

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Mike L, Owner at Inn on the River, responded to this review

What a great group you were. We had fun hosting you all and hope you can come back again. We mentioned at dinner we were a little nervous before your arrival, but all of you were very kind and a joy to serve. Thank you very much for the kind words. Mike & Lori More 

Haltom City, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 15, 2016

We stayed here last weekend for our Anniversary . Down Stairs King Room this Inn is Very nice, the Inn Keepers are super nice. Very Quite place, the bed was SO comfy. our room was clean & the food was great.

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Mike L, Owner at Inn on the River, responded to this review

We are excited you were her for your Anniversary and you enjoyed the Inn. Thank you for the positive review and please come back soon and see us again. More 

Pensacola, Florida
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Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

I had no idea that such a beautiful inn could be in a town like Glen Rose. They are located in a gorgeous spot on the river, accented with some ancient oak trees. There is a pool that we took advantage of on the hot day we were there. The innkeeper is very gracious. You will enjoy your stay there.

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Burleson, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed June 21, 2016

My husband and I just returned home from a one night stay here to celebrate our 32nd wedding anniversary and I am already wanting to return! The entire experience was the best we have ever had at a B & B---and we've stayed in several. The innkeepers' (Mike and Lori---who are awesome!) attention to detail was what impressed me the... More 

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Odessa, Texas
1 review
Reviewed June 6, 2016

This was our first stay at Inn on the River but it won't be our last. Even though the river was rising from several days of rain (chairs were swept away the night before in the rushing waters), the relaxing atmosphere never changed. From gracious hospitality to wonderful breakfast, we could not have asked for anything else...other than a few... More 

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39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a one night stay at the end of April. The Inn is located on the river just down the street from the historic square. It was an easy, less than an hour, drive via the toll road from Fort Worth. The buildings, rooms and grounds are beautifully maintained. The hospitality so warm and inviting. We... More 

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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2016

Inn on The River was the chosen location for our corporate retreat. Everything was perfect from the minute we arrived until we departed! The delicious food was a highlight of our stay; attention to taste, presentation, and service were excellent and much appreciated! This is a perfect location for a retreat or a romantic getaway! The grounds are beautiful and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Inn, which is designated a Texas Historical Landmark, is elegantly furnished to provide the ultimate in comfort. No two rooms are alike, but each is tastefully decorated with an antique armoire, fine linens, a feather bed and a goose-down comforter. All rooms have a private bath. The price of the room includes a full breakfast in our dining room overlooking the gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn on the River

Address: 205 S.W. Barnard St, P.O. Box 1417, Glen Rose, TX 76043
Location: United States > Texas > Glen Rose
Price Range: $156 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Inn on the River 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Each room is well appointed; quiet; no televisions; serene”
 of 5 bubbles DeltaDiners, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Contact inn for room preferences”
 of 5 bubbles 3Manx, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
“Great Couples Weekend”
 of 5 bubbles Nuggettz, Aug 15, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are fabulous, but the first floor rooms are more convenient if you are going in and out a lot.”
 of 5 bubbles perrys515, Apr 14, 2016 | Read review
“we stayed in the only room that could convert into twin beds, on 2nd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles annasZ7745VS, Mar 28, 2016 | Read review
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