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Southside Motel & Marina

910 South Church Lane, Tappahannock, VA 22560
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

We were in town to visit family. Older motel but very clean. They are in the process of renovating some rooms. Front desk staff were very welcoming and nice. Spacious room, very clean, and quiet. Close to restaurants, shopping, and the river.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

When I pulled into the parking lot I became suspicious. When you see people leaning on the walls of the building drinking their 40's (oz of beer). Or when you check in the reservations is behind bullet proof glass. The most up settling was that the smell of the room nearly knocked me over. Had to go out a buy... More 

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Kent, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Spent the extra money for the river view room. so worth it!! The rooms are off by themselves, so there is plenty of piece and quiet. I was traveling with my boyfriend and service dog and the owner made us feel at home. Was treated better here than at other hotels I have stayed at with her. Thank you for... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The motel was a small roadside motel so we weren't sure what to expect. But, we were pleasantly surprised on how clean and cozy the room was. We were able to park right in front of our door which was very nice. The beds were comfortable and the room was a nice size. And, the gentleman who checked us in... More 

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Barboursville
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Not sure who wrote the other reviews but my overnight stay was not comfortable. The rooms are indeed dated which is fine but the corners have dirt and bugs piled up in them the light shades have very questionable smears no blankets on the beds and the bedspread was dirty and stained but the sheets were clean. The carpet is... More 

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This is the 2nd time I have stayed here...both during major holidays. Rooms are clean and property well kept for a small motel. Quiet and safe. Owners are very nice and accommodating. We had (and requested) one of the larger rooms to the back which had two double beds, full bath (not just a shower stall) and small table with... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you are looking for a clean place to spend the night Southside Motel is a good choice. It is a no frills place, no soundproofed walls, and without any updated decor. But it does have a microwave and fridge in the room. The reception staff was courteous and efficient.

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Kenai, Alaska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

The Southside Motel and Marina is a diamond in the rough. My room had a comfortable king size bed, nice size fridge, microwave and coffee pot. The room was clean and the staff went out of their way to make sure I always had clean towels, the room and was clean and that I had coffee supplies. The motel owners... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Stayed here a couple of times when working in the area. Owners are very helpful. Terrific prices and central location. Rooms in the back of the hotel offer quiet and restful sleep. No traffic noise and overlook the river

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I stay here anytime I am working in the area. The owners are friendly, helpful, and operate a very clean, well maintained motel. If you need anything, they try to assist and make your stay as comfortable as possible. I use my computer to do work at night, and the added bonus is having a very fast WiFi connection, faster... More 

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