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30 Colonial Ave, Colonial Beach, VA 22443-2202
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#2 of 2 hotels in Colonial Beach
Location
4.5
Cleanliness
3.6
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3.8
Value
3.3
Your cozy home away from home...Welcome to the River Edge Inn, in Colonial Beach, Virginia. We are under new ownership. All guest rooms have been recently updated and we are always looking to improve. We have upgraded our breakfast and are always making changes to better your stay with us. We're only 90 minutes from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA; and about 35 miles East of Fredericksburg, VA. Come on by and stay in one of our comfortable rooms soon! We'd love to have you.
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Kendall W wrote a review Jun 2021
Front Royal, Virginia3 contributions4 helpful votes
We were very pleased with our stay here on May 29, 2021. We were stuck in a bad spot bc there was a mix up at our rental house. They kindly took us and our dog at the last minute. Let us check in early with no charge bc the weather was horrible and we had now place to go. The staff especially the breakfast people were outstanding. The food was ample and delicious. We stayed at hotels 2 times in last 6 weeks and this by far had the best breakfast. The rooms are small and eating area small, but would definitely stay here again. Even my 84 year old mil who is picky loved it. Right on the water!
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Date of stay: May 2021
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C.Neff wrote a review Feb 2021
Richmond, Virginia1 contribution1 helpful vote
We stayed 4 nights and just relaxed. Fresh coffee in the lobby and friendly staff that is knowledgeable about the area. Clean rooms and good linens and towels. The price was modest for all you get. We are planning more winter stays.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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onevagent wrote a review Oct 2020
Charlottesville, Virginia254 contributions65 helpful votes
Stayed here with my girlfriend when we were visiting the area. We wanted a place close to the water and you really can't get much closer then the River Edge. The staff wore masks and required them of guests in the office area. Our room was nothing exceptional, but was quiet and very clean and a good value for the money.We would definitely stay there again if we are in the area.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Angela F wrote a review Aug 2020
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This is my fourth annual visit and each time I am happy to find the room clean, the staff friendly , even the owners will sit down and talk with you. Wonderful breakfast is offered and close to the beach and have clean pool available. Will continue my annual visit here!
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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robert D wrote a review Aug 2020
Frederick, Maryland121 contributions28 helpful votes
Small hotel but a great place to stay. Literally steps from the water. Very friendly people work there and try to make the best of the Covid situation. Room was clean, and tables were outside each first floor rooms for added safe space. Morning breakfast was a pleasant surprise served safely even with fresh fruit, juices coffees, eggs, and breakfast meats. Have to eat back in your room though. I’d go back again when we return to Colonial Beach.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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bridgetkb216 wrote a review Jul 2020
Winchester, Virginia64 contributions55 helpful votes
The River Edge Inn has a great location on the boardwalk. It is easy to get to the beach. There is also a large outdoor pool. The hotel was very clean and all rooms are nonsmoking. The beds were a little hard for my taste, but my husband was very happy. It has free WiFi, but it was spotty. The people are very friendly and take Covid restrictions seriously. I will stay here again.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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SusieQ wrote a review Feb 2020
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Enjoyed our second visit to this community and stayed at the inn for the second time. Really nice place to stay. Breakfast is ample with many selections to please many palates. Staff are friendly and eager to share about Colonial Beach. Proprietors are warm and welcoming. Our room was very cozy and the bed was super comfortable. Could not ask for a better relaxing weekend in Colonial Beach, VA.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Afoltz52 wrote a review Dec 2019
Baltimore, Maryland2 contributions1 helpful vote
We decided to take our family to Colonial Beach for a long weekend. Weather was beautiful, however, mornings had quite a dusting of frost. Can't help that no matter how much we try. Allow me to get on with my story. We have a disabled daughter and a "white" medical service dog. We stayed at River Edge Inn back in September and received a call from management pertaining that we would be charged a cleaning fee for my daughter's room since there was dog hair and it was not a pet friendly room. So, what do you do after spending 7 hours in a vehicle and you can't help getting pet hair on you. I was able to discuss this with management and the whole issue was dropped. Well, we returned this time and I noticed a $25 charge on my bank card from this motel. After calling them to see what it was for, I was informed that the $25 was for extensive cleaning of the room because of the white dog hair! I was told the maid had to vacuum twice and put the bed linens through 2 cycles of wash. Why have a pet friendly motel and the owner (woman) tries to get more out of you after already paying over $500 for two room during off season. I was also told that my dog barked too loud. He is trained to bark loud to get our attention when he hears something that my daughter may be going through. NEVER AGAIN will we stay here after gone there on numerous weekend getaways.😤
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Jamie M wrote a review Sep 2019
Mountain City, Tennessee58 contributions15 helpful votes
This hotel is a older hotel that has been remodeled. My husband and stayed two nights. Positives: on the”beach,” pool is big, friendly small town people, great breakfast (like for real-they even had pot stickers) close to everything. Negatives: hard bed and they were working on the sidewalk in front of the hotel. You can’t hear it but you can’t get to the beach either. The bed they could fix but the sidewalk thing will probably be done this week. Overall good place to stay and clean. Favorite thing: breakfast!
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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LKA Karen wrote a review Aug 2019
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I had a reservation 8/24/19 and arrived to find there was smell in the room (121) which seemed musty and damp. Since we had dinner reservations we figured we would turn on the ac and head to dinner. We returned around 11pm the smell had improved a little but was not gone. I showered and went to bed. At around 12 I woke to a burning sensation on my arms, face legs which caused itching. I tried wiping off again and aloe lotion but nothing was helping. I tried to call the front desk but, did not get an answer. We finally packed up and left around 1245am. We live about 1:40 min away. We drove home and I immediately showered again and took Benadryl. It appears I had an allergic reaction to either the water or what the sheets were washed in. I do have an allergy to chlorine however have never had this reaction from staying at a hotel. I did request a refund however, the response I received from Betty, the General Manager, was that no refund would be issued and that she thought my reaction was from a food allergy (I don't think French fries, mozzarella sticks and salad are going to cause a burning/itching sensation). I will not be staying at this hotel again nor would I recommend it to any friends/family or state employees traveling in that area. I expected more from an establishment that charges $200.00 a night for weekends.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Response from REICB, Manager at River Edge Inn
Responded Aug 28, 2019
We are so very sorry you seemed to have had a reaction to something you had come into contact with while visiting Colonial Beach. I did a little research for the town and saw that the chlorine levels in the towns water is 4 ppm, which is considered safe in drinking water. I also did a little research on reactions to skin allergies and they take somewhere between 12 hours to 3 days to show up. So I am sorry to say, I do not believe you received this reaction from your stay at our hotel. In the 8 years that REI has been in business, no one has had any reactions to the linens or water or anything else in the rooms to make them break out in any way. You said you had entered the room around 11 p.m. after going out to eat then showered and went to bed, then woke around midnight to a burning sensation. You may have been in the bed 30 - 45 minutes, I would not think that you could have had a reaction within that time. With further research, food allergy symptoms usually develop within a few minutes to two hours after eating the offending food. I was only suggesting that it could have been a possibility. We are very sorry you did not get to enjoy your stay with us due to this reaction.
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$98 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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RIVER EDGE INN - Prices & Motel Reviews (Colonial Beach, VA)

Frequently Asked Questions about River Edge Inn
Which popular attractions are close to River Edge Inn?
Nearby attractions include Bayside Marina (0.4 miles), Museum at Colonial Beach (0.3 miles), and Peddlers Market (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at River Edge Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at River Edge Inn?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at River Edge Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at River Edge Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to River Edge Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Denson's Grocery and R&B Oyster Bar, Ola's Country Kitchen, and The Four Seasons Family Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at River Edge Inn?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is River Edge Inn located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of Colonial Beach.
Are there any historical sites close to River Edge Inn?
Many travelers enjoy visiting George Washington Birthplace National Monument (5.5 miles) and Memorial House (5.5 miles).
Does River Edge Inn have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the river view available here.
Is River Edge Inn accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.