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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This inn is in the middle of very rural Maine. Food and staff were wonderful. Rooms were good (new jet tub, sink and vanity) but the new shower curtain did not match the bathroom window curtain. The night stands' vanish was worn away in spots, the armchairs had torn areas and the lamp shades did not match. None of this...

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April G, Manager at Inn by the River, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Marty! We always appreciate feedback from our guests and you taking the time to let us know about your experience with us. We have been working to replace the mattresses in our rooms as it has been a priority. We are accomplishing that goal in the next week or so. Beyond that, we plan to...

Reviewed 26 October 2016

Inn By The River is a great place to go for food, football, whitewater rafting and great friendliness. They boast that they are the home of serious fun. Their year round presence is great for me a local and all others who want an opportunity for food, sports, and fun! Thank you Three Rivers and crew for everything!

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April G, Manager at Inn by the River, responded to this review

Thank you Sandie! We value our local guests and supporters so much and truly appreciate you coming to visit. It is nice as we get away from the busy summer season to see all of our local friends to catch up. Thank you for the review too!

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Lovely place to stay. We were on our way from Kittery Maine to Quebec City and saw this place on line. It ended up being the perfect place to stop. The people were very friendly and welcoming. We had a great view of the Kennebec river from our room which had a very comfortable bed and an awesome shower! The...

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April G, Manager at Inn by the River, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Scott!! So glad that you discovered out little home away from home. We hope that you had a great time in Quebec City and we hope to see you again soon!

Kaysville, Utah
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at the Inn and enjoyed wonderful service and great food and deserts. The team pulled out a guitar for my buddy to play to all the guests, the atmosphere was relaxing and family friendly. Nice touch. Great spot and view of the river.

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April G, Manager at Inn by the River, responded to this review

Hi Karl! Thank you for stopping by the Inn as well as for the review. We really appreciate you taking the time to do so and we do hope to see you again soon!

Kailua, Hawaii
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for one night between Portland Maine and Québec city. The people are very friendly and the restaurant is great! Especially given the remote location. That said, the room was clean but bed linens needed some serious updating. This is the number one thing when you stay in a hotel, the bed! Being in the...

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April G, Manager at Inn by the River, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Julie! We really appreciate you taking the time to write it. Your honest feedback helps us to improve the issues that matter most to our guests. Because of your review, we are updating all of our sheets at the Inn and we hope that you join us again sometime!

Woburn, Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 August 2016

My Wife and I were up in the Forks Maine for the weekend. We didn't stay at the inn but did have Lunch and Breakfast. The food was great but it didn't compare to the service. The Inn is right off the ATV trail and gets quite a few visitors from the trail. When we stopped in for lunch we...

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April G, Manager at Inn by the River, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and for stopping by the Inn for some food! We do try to assist our guests in every way possible. The guests that stay with us as well as those that just stop by. It is a tough area to get stranded in. Thank you for noticing and yes Stephanie is a great asset to...

Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights at the inn, the night before our rafting trip and the night after. The inn was very close to three rivers rafting, the rooms were very comfortable and the food was great. Most of all we loved the people and this is what will bring us back again. A special thanks to Sam and Stephanie for...

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InnByTheRiver, Manager at Inn by the River, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Danielle and for joining us at the Inn! I will pass your thanks to Stephanie & Sam and we do hope to see you again!

East Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights. The atmosphere was very relaxing and soothing. The view was fantastic. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Stephanie was always so pleasant and smiling. The home made muffins were a nice touch in the mornings. The room was nice and comfortable. We enjoyed our stay very much. The food and dining experience was lovely....

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InnByTheRiver, Manager at Inn by the River, responded to this review

Hi Dianna! Thank you for staying with us at the Inn. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We appreciate your review and we certainly hope to see you again soon.

Bath, Maine
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Stayed at this Inn while rafting. Typically you think of rafting and roughing it. Not here! We go to stay in style with a jacussi, go rafting, back to the jacussi, then down the bar. Great food, we'll be back. We made a bit of mess, but seemed to be cool with housekeeping. Took a hike to Moxie Falls too,...

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Reviewed 1 August 2016

Having never stayed at an INN, I wasn't sure what to expect. We arrived and were greeted by a very pleasant and cheery Stephanie, she showed us to our room which had an enclosed porch and a spectacular view of the river. The Inn and the grounds are beautiful, the food was outstanding, delicious and plentiful. Home made muffins and...

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InnByTheRiver, Manager at Inn by the River, responded to this review

Thank you Cindy! We certainly appreciate your review! We are fortunate to live in such a beautiful area and we love to share it with everyone that comes to visit. We hope to see you again soon!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Inn by the River is a fun, comfortable place with the friendliest personnel and the most attentive service you can find anywhere. Our private guest rooms and carriage house provide clean comfort with private baths and a view. Many rooms have Jacuzzi Tubs and porches overlooking the confluence of the Kennebec and Dead Rivers. The Riverside Pub and Restaurant have creative menus with daily specials to truly enhance your stay and experience while whitewater rafting, fly fishing, kayaking, trail and mountain hiking, bird and moose watching, hunting and snowmobiling. Relax on our front porch as the sun sets magnificently in front of you or in front of a roaring bonfire! Enjoy our hospitality and always welcoming atmosphere! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn by the River

Address: 2777 US Route 201, The Forks, ME 04985
Region: United States > Maine > The Forks
Price Range: $138 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Inn by the River 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Make sure you get the river view rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles dmd777, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Great view of the river, lots of wildlife.”
 of 5 bubbles daniele505, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“get a river view”
 of 5 bubbles cindymV7410KO, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't get the room with the 2 saggy mattresses!”
 of 5 bubbles J0hnTC, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room in the front with a view of the river”
 of 5 bubbles stephendgraves, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
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