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Down By The River Bed And Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 1 Saint David B&B and Inns
Wheeling, West Virginia
2 reviews
“Excellent visit!”
Reviewed February 16, 2014

We stayed two nights here and everything was great! Mike and Angie are great and make the wonderful accommodations extra special. The area is great for birding, hiking, or just sitting on the back patio enjoying the fresh air and scenery. Night skies provide good stargazing, too.
The rooms are wonderfully furnished with many fine details and very comfortable. So many things to see in the main room as well...very interesting. Coffee at 7 a.m., followed by a wonderful breakfast. Good conversation and lots of suggestions for places to visit. Highly recommend this place! One FYI for those who must sometimes mix business with pleasure (like me), WiFi is also available.

Room Tip: Rooms are all great. Prospector Room faces West, 2 other rooms have Kiva fireplaces. All have good p...
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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DBTRBAB, Owner at Down By The River Bed And Breakfast, responded to this review, February 18, 2014
RFG2 it was fun having you here. Glad that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again in the future.
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Queen Creek, Arizona
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Reviewed February 11, 2014

Just spent 2 nights in this delightful place. It is a little off the beaten path but well worth the trip. The building - inside and out - is beautifully done. The rooms are large and comfortable and the décor an endless source of delight. Mike and Angie are wonderful hosts and even better cooks! Breakfast was a treat both mornings both for content and conversation! If you have a chance to stay here, don't pass it by. We definitely plan on going back - hopefully in the Fall so we can enjoy the inviting outdoor spaces. Thank you to the Hugs for a wonderful break!

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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DBTRBAB, Owner at Down By The River Bed And Breakfast, responded to this review, February 18, 2014
Patti we are glad that you enjoyed your visit to our B and B. hope to see you again in the future and we will be working hard to keep our standards high.
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Morgan Hill, California
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Reviewed January 28, 2014 via mobile

You must stay here! You will not regret it and you will thank your lucky stars you came here! The rooms are gorgeous with beautiful decor. The beds are super comfy and the rooms are spotless. The breakfasts are scrumptious, with a rotating menu (nothing boring here) and are more than you could ask for! Just a few things we had...soufflé, strawberry crepes, quiche, peach smoothies (all made from scratch!!!!!) I'm salivating just thinking about it!!! The owners know hospitality and what they're doing! We had an amazing time! Thank you so much Down by the River!!! I hope we get to go back! Much better than any hotel! If I could give more stars I would!!!!

Stayed January 2014
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DBTRBAB, Owner at Down By The River Bed And Breakfast, responded to this review, February 18, 2014
Wow thanks for that wonderful review. We work hard and make our b and b a great choice for a stay in Cochise County. It is nice to see that our efforts have impressed a guest to this degree. Thanks for choosing us for your lodging while visiting Southeastern Arizona.
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Aurora, Colorado
2 reviews
Reviewed January 23, 2014

We were thrilled with the accommodations and warm hospitality at this delightful B & B. Rooms were spotless, beds wonderful, and themes unique. Hosts Mike and Angie were down to earth and so helpful with suggestions of activities and road directions to maximize our time. Our mornings were started with a 7am pot of coffee waiting, an 8am fruit smoothie followed by a gourmet breakfast at 8:30. This ended up being our energy meal of the day! We hope to return on another 3 day week-end to pick up with adventures missed. Thank you Mike and Angie! Lynn Meyer Aurora, Colorado

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
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DBTRBAB, Owner at Down By The River Bed And Breakfast, responded to this review, February 18, 2014
Lynn thanks for bring the group. When you want to come back and enjoy the warm Arizona sunshine we will be here with the lights on. Thanks for choosing us.
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Cypress, California
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Reviewed January 20, 2014

The hosts' have a thoughtful vision not only in the construction of the B&B but in the operation. The directions to the property are accurate - once you get there the details in the rooms, the services, and the common areas are pleasant. Mike and Angie are top notch hosts and accommodate their visitors like special guests.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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DBTRBAB, Owner at Down By The River Bed And Breakfast, responded to this review, February 18, 2014
We enjoyed having you stay with us. Hope to see you again and we will greet you as an old friend.
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Sun Lakes, Arizona
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Reviewed January 7, 2014

I had visited DBTR by myself over a year ago, and always wanted to go back. This time, my husband was with me, and he loved it as much as I did.

We were part of a "full house" over New Year's Eve. We had not met any of the other couples before; all of the others were friends from Mike and Angie's past. We never felt like outsiders, and are so pleased to have met the other couples!

We spent one evening at the San Pedro Valley Observatory with an astronomer. It was an awesome experience. Then we did some other sightseeing (the monastery, the Coronado vineyards) on another free day. There is plenty to do, but no rush to do it when you're Down By The River.

Some people have commented on the garden gnomes. I must say that, as a HUGE "Harry Potter" geek, I felt like I was walking in the Weasley family's garden, and I loved it.

Keep a light on for us, Mike and Angie . . . we'll be back!!!!

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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DBTRBAB, Owner at Down By The River Bed And Breakfast, responded to this review, February 18, 2014
Every year we do New Years Eve for our guests that stay with us. Sometimes we have old friend here and other times we don't but no matter what we believe that everyone that comes here has had the chance to make new friends and memories. I am sure we will see you again.
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Tucson AZ
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Reviewed December 4, 2013

Everything about our stay was great, including gracious hosts and great accommodations, breakfast, atmosphere, and surrounding setting. Definitely worth the short drive from the interstate to get "off the beaten path".

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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DBTRBAB, Owner at Down By The River Bed And Breakfast, responded to this review, February 18, 2014
Glad that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again someday so you can make new memories.
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Property: Down By The River Bed And Breakfast
Address: 2255 Efken Place, PO Box 387, Saint David, AZ 85630
Location: United States > Arizona > Saint David
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Saint David
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Down By The River B and B. The Lodging Hub of Cochise County, is located at the northern end of the San Pedro River National Riparian Conservation Area, between Benson and Tombstone. The area is one of the best in the United States for migratory bird watching with more than 400 species migrating through the area in a years time. We are minutes from Tombstone and Kartchner Caverns, a newly opened wet cave system located in Benson AZ. The property consists of 4 guest rooms set on 15 acres abutting the San Pedro River, the last free flowing river in Arizona. The mountain views and tree lined river views give the B and B a romantic quality seldom found in the Arizona Desert areas. ... more   less 

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