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“A lovely place to stay!” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Riverdale Inn
Ranked #1 of 9 Jacksonville B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Brownsburg, Indiana, United States
2 reviews
“A lovely place to stay!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2012

My Sister in law and I stayed here this January for four days...we thoroughly enjoyed it and would recommend it to anyone who wants comfort and character in their lodgings. The grand old house was a pleasure to live in, and our room was beautiful and perfectly appointed. The staff of the Inn were wonderfully helpful and caring. They cooked lovely breakfasts and a surprisingly tasty "High Tea" that we were more than happy with. They have a little bar for evening drinks and a computer that is always "on line". I loved the very special doggy, Gracie who added to the friendly atmosphere of the Inn. The location of the Inn was superb...we were able to walk to many interesting restaurants and shops and take a trolley or bus to outlying areas. You can't go wrong with the Riverdale Inn...as long as you can climb stairs.

Room Tip: All the rooms are lovely...choose the first floor if you don't like climbing stairs!
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  • Stayed January 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank ZoeJaneM
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Plainfield, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2012

Linda and Carolyn were the most gracious and charming hostesses. We didn't want for a thing. The Inn is gorgeous and close to everything. The rooms are beautiful and the food is excellent. We stayed 4 days/3 nights, and it was the best birthday I've ever had. I would definitely stay again and would recommend it to everyone. I did not want to leave.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled with friends
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Atlanta
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2012

Run by wonderful people who make it their goal to make you feel like you are at home. Everyone makes you feel welcomed (even Gracie the "inn dog" welcomes you!). It is warm and welcoming!

Room Tip: They list all the rooms online so you can make the appropriate selection ahed of time. Corner room...
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  • Stayed January 2012, traveled on business
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Thank KOBTRVL
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2012

This is a fabulous place for a relaxing, fun weekend getaway. The breakfast was great, with several items to choose from. The room we stayed in was so wonderful that we stayed in our room much of our visit. A nice flat screen TV with diverse cable choices was available as was speedy internet service. There was plenty of room to spread out and feel at home. Afternoon tea was a great touch. The antiques and Inn itself are amazing and fun to admire. Great stay!

Room Tip: Third floor is very private, but you have to walk stairs. All rooms were pretty special
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  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Orlando
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2012

Our room was so comfortable and we had a jacuzzi in room which was most relaxing!! The breakfast was fantastic. Afternoon tea was also quite a nice experience and replaced our lunch for the day. It is only a few blocks from I-95 and the river. It was a lovely for walking. I recommend the Cummer Museum and Gardens which is also within walking distance. The staff was so wonderful and friendly. I would really love to return.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
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North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2012

Stayed at this B and B for one night right before Christmas. Wonderful room and overall experience. Located near a nice park and within easy driving distance to a quaint area of small shops and wonderful restaurants. Owner tends bar in the evenings (altho they need to update their website - their restaurant is no longer in service) staff is very nice and accommodating. The only criticism we have is the breakfast could be bumped up a notch - otherwise - wonderful experience and we'd definitely return.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
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Waycross, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2011

Great experience at Riverdale Inn. The place was beautiful and very clean. The staff was awesome! It was a wonderful location. The breakfast and afternoon tea was out of this world. We would highly recommend the Riverdale Inn!

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank Angie M
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Property: Riverdale Inn
Address: 1521 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32204-4134
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Location: United States > Florida > Jacksonville
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Jacksonville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Riverdale Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Riverdale Inn in Jacksonville, Florida is located near the heart of the city in the historic Five Points area in Riverside. Our inn features 10 luxury rooms with a full service Pub for the use of our guests. ... more   less 
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