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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed April 17, 2016

Stayed here in August 2013. Friendly staff. Very old hotel but the rooms have been updated. Enjoyed sitting on the porch at night. Historic. If you have cat allergies beware. They have numerous cats on the premises, one even hung out in our room! I didn't mind! Close to the ferry for Cumberland island. For a fee they packed us...

Thank aliwdz5
Saint Augustine, Florida
Reviewed April 12, 2016

When I went to write my review of this hotel and saw some of the uncomplimentary reviews I was so surprised. This is a great little place celebrating its 100 year anniversary. The room was very comfortable (we slept better than we have in weeks of hotel travel). They allow pets. They have a great local type pub and a...

1Thank CaptainKim
Reviewed April 1, 2016

We had a lovely visit at the Riverview Hotel. It was fun letting my daughter experience a historic hotel with "real keys," high ceilings, antique furniture, and authentic charm. The proprietors were helpful and friendly. The bar was filled with cheerful music lovers. And the balcony was populated with peaceful folk hanging out and taking in a great view of...

Thank Margaret G
Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed March 30, 2016

I liked this hotel from the minute I walked into the lobby. Very cozy with a lot of character and charm. The owners were extremely friendly and accommodating. I had the Three Sisters room which is one of the smaller rooms but it was clean, well appointed, comfortable bed, quality Linens,and a large bathroom. Conveniently located close to the Ferry...

Thank Wanderer1829
Chesterfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed March 8, 2016

We love old historic buildings, we have a historic home of our own...from the moment we opened the door to our room, we were very disappointed with the quality of the room. The first morning I woke up, could hardly move, the mattress was so bad. The pillows were at least 20 years old, linens stained and old. The door...

Thank Emmc16
Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

Ok, I like old architecture, historical places and antiques, but this doesn't mean you use cheap and uncomfortable bedding and mattresses. You can still include a box of tissues, a newer TV larger than old 19" sitting on top of a stand made from scrap wood 6' off the floor. Oh yes, and when you give you guest a room...

2Thank Richard B
Maryville, Tennessee
Reviewed February 22, 2016

This older hotel is the perfect place to stay when catching the early ferry to Cumberland Island. This is not the Hilton, it's an older hotel with a unique vibe from days gone by. Request a room with a view of the River. The locals are very friendly.

1Thank TNtravles
College Park, Maryland
Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

We came here the day after Valentine's Day, after a long day on Cumberland Island. The hotel is right across the ferry, which was exactly what we needed. We had the Martha's room which looks directly across the river (highly recommended). The room itself was only okish bc amenities are reallt old and not fully functionable. The pets at the...

Thank Kin K
Staunton, Virginia
Reviewed February 14, 2016

The Riverview Hotel was once a quaint attractive spot to stay in St. Mary's and it could be again with a bit of work. The lobby area is dark, & has a musty smell which I think comes from the heating system. Everything was very clean, but sad looking. The room we were assigned was much prettier, and it was...

1Thank pampat2016
Naples, Florida
Reviewed January 31, 2016

Lots of history there………..we were supposed to stay several nights, but this sleepy town is a bit too sleepy for us. There's not a lot of choices for restaurants. We imagine it was a thriving community before the paper mill moved out of that area.

Thank Lois H
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Closest Lodging to Cumberland Island Ferry, The Riverview Hotel circa 1916 has 18 guest rooms each named after some of the notable guests that have either visited or stayed at the hotel over the years. We serve a deluxe continental breakfast daily, wireless internet access, full service bar and restaurant, and pack picnic lunches to carry out. Reasonable rates and convenient location are a plus. Discover history, discover Cumberland Island, discover yourself, at the Riverview Hotel. Relax and enjoy beautiful St. Marys, GA, the little town by the sea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverview Hotel

Address: 105 Osborne St, St. Marys, GA 31558-4599
Location: United States > Georgia > Georgia Coast > St. Marys
Price Range: $91 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Riverview Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Riverview Hotel Saint Marys
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“The Brandon Suite is over the bar on the first floor so might not work for young children getting to sleep early in the evening.”
 of 5 bubbles katmai8, 2 days ago | Read review
“I'd check for a room with AC that works or windows that open. Preferably NOT at the top of the stairs = very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles excelenz2, 1 week ago | Read review
“choose another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 446mathews, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“All of the rooms have nice views of the waterfront with a common area that leads to the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Higgie44, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“look on the website - there is a floor plan and photos of each room, so you can pick exactly what you want.”
 of 5 bubbles Katlanta, Nov 14, 2016 | Read review
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