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River House Inn
Ranked #2 of 12 Hotels in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
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11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“disappointed”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We were here for 1 night in late Sept. Loved the location, but that was all there was to like about the motel. We had a room without a view as all we needed was one night's lodging. The room we had was extremely dark, and definitely needed updating. Carpet was worn and had that sticky feel. Walls were thin and we could hear our nieghbors talking, and hear people walking by the room. We did not eat the continental breakfast, as couldn't check out fast enough. Definitely will not recommend unless I see on their web site that all the rooms are updated and not just the river view rooms.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
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2 Thank reinsalot
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bosslady897, Owner at River House Inn, responded to this review, February 24, 2013
We’re puzzled by the comments in this review since we inspected all the rooms and none of the present carpets were worn or “sticky.” We are currently in a complete renovation of all the guest rooms that included new furniture, carpeting, draperies, etc.
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Jackson, Wyoming
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

We stayed at this hotel on Super Bowl Sunday - just walked in with no reservations (not a busy night for hotels) and we were delighted with it! The room was impeccably clean, the bed was great and the linens were very nice. Breakfast was a nice addition in the morning. The hotel is currently undergoing a renovation which should be completed by April 2013 according to the manager. I took a peek at the new furnishings and they look really great!

The Manager gave us some fantastic restaurant and entertainment suggestions - all within walking distance of the hotel. we had a great dinner at the Waterfront Depot and then went down to the Traveler's Cove and found an awesome 4 piece blues/rock band that was fantastic! We will definitely be back!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Wandergirl55
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Eugene, Oregon, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Looked a little old school from the outside, but while small, the rooms had been nicely updated, were super clean and had great river views. They had a better than average complementary breakfast buffet and free wi-fi. We'd stay again..

Room Tip: Second floor rooms on the river side have great views.
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Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Portland, Oregon
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

We booked this room because it was rated #1 on Trip Advisor. We drove down to Florence from Portland for an afternoon party and hoped that we could get in and get changed before normal check-in time. They accomodated us, no problem. The room was very clean and the bed was great. I needed an ironing board and iron and the housekeeper was very helpful in getting it for me quickly. There were only two towels in the bathroom so I requested additional towels and they were more than happy to get them for me and our granddaughters loved the little ducky that was on the tub.
It was very quiet there. It seemed like the rooms were booked so you didn't have neighbors which was a nice touch.
I wasn't that impressed with the breakfast. They did have a waffle maker to make your own waffles but it was pretty crowded around there especially with the table & chairs right in front of the counter top where all the food was and the coffee kept running out. The eggs were hardboiled and there was bread to make toast but you had to wait your turn. I wouldn't take points away though because we weren't really there for breakfast and what they offered was a nice touch. We would stay again.

Room Tip: look on the internet to pick your room. Our window looked out to the parking lot and I would have pr...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank OneCentF
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Peace River, Canada
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24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Stayed here for four nights in September. The rooms are wonderful. Continental breakfast was so good, and a great way to start a day of sight seeing.Just on the edge of old town and some of the best restaraunts ever. The owners are so nice and met some of the most interesting people at breakfast. Would go back in a heart beat.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Barbie62
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Vancouver, Canada
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147 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

A basic hotel but probably one of the best in town. Great river views from some of the rooms. Good prices. No eating establishment. Breakfast provided however. Free wireless. Near the shops of the old town of Florence.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank Marleypacific
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

This was an awesome place to stay. The office was beautiful with Christmas decorations and a warm cozy fire. The owner was cheerful and happy. He even called our room to see if everything was well and informed us of the great restaurants within walking distance. Our view looked out over the bay and you could see the cool looking bridge crossing the Siuslaw which was very pretty at night. The room was nicely decorated and roomy. We would certainly stay here again.

  • Stayed November 2012
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Thank Padkcd
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Property: River House Inn
Address: 1202 Bay St, Florence, OR 97439-9648
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Location: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Florence
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Florence
#3 Family Hotel in Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — River House Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Charming Old Town Location. Very nice, newly remodeled inn. Continental breakfast, meeting room, guest laundry, free wi-fi, microwave/refrigerator, green environmental measures throughout. On the Oregon Coast. One hour west of Eugene, Oregon. ... more   less 
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