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columbia maine
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very quiet and safe feeling. I enjoyed the kitchenette to avoid going out to so many restaurants. I enjoyed the proximity to the university and used their pool and gym for only $5 per day. The heat and hot water waler worked good.

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you so much for the review. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Shelley

New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love staying at Machias River Inn. Numerous trips to Machias Maine each year and we always stay here. Rooms are big with awesome views. I encouraged all my family and friends that travel up to Machias Maine to stay here.. have stayed in other rooms but my favorite is the big studio.. front door faces parking lot and back door...

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

It is so nice to hear that you always enjoy your stay with us. Your repeat business is the greatest compliment. Thank you so much for the lovely review. We hope to see you again soon. Best, Shelley

Provincetown, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was very clean, the staff very nice, beautiful view of the Machias river, great mattress on the queen sized bed, Helen's Restaurant across the parking lot has delicious breakfast, highlight being goat cheese from Hatch Knoll Farm in an omelette. Good hot water and a healthy sized bathtub too.

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

It's nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you dined with our friends at Helen's. It really is a great neighborhood. We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Shelley

Bangor, Maine
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The mattress should be changed . Sheets had small holes thru it . The tub was stained . I was on the second floor when I got there at 745 in the morning the stairs hadn't been cleaned off yet from the snow . I had to kick the snow off with my boots step by step . The people...

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is important for guests to let us know when there is a problem. I will inspect the mattresses in your room today. As for the sheets, there is no excuse. This is completely unacceptable. I will certainly address this with the housekeeping staff. As for the snow on the stairs, you did stay with...

Portland, ME
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Our room had a great river view and we liked the balcony access to our friend's room down the hall. It got a bit loud at night with locals and guests closing down the bar and stumbling home, but it quieted down quickly. Great location for access to the Downeast Sunrise trail (we rode here on side-by-sides) and easy navigation...

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

I am delighted to hear that you found our rooms to be clean and comfortable and that you enjoyed our great location. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Shelley

Portland, Maine
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Very clean and great people - check in was very easy and took only a couple minutes. View of the river was nice, room was really big with a flat screen TV. Restaurant in parking lot was great and handy. Best hotel downeast for sure.

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers, Shelley

Machias, Maine
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We stayed in suite 1 night. Reg room 2 night. Suite def not worth the money. Reg rooms much better cleaner. Suite u would expect higher end. Not this sweet. Looked like two rooms bubble gummed together. People where very nice tho.

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy one of our suites. Most people appreciate the extra space, the opportunity to cook in the kitchenette and the living room area with sofa and recliner. However, I am glad to hear that you enjoyed our standard room and found everyone to be nice. We look forward to seeing you again...

Boothbay Harbor, Maine
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Check in/out was very easy. Staff was pleasant and helpful. Many dining options nearby from sit down to take out options. Room was very clean and had a beautiful view. Sliding doors lead to a deck. No iron in the room but I am sure they are available if asked at the desk. It is a motel style so I...

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and awesome picture of the sunrise. I am glad your enjoyed your stay with us. We do have irons and boards available at the front desk. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Shelley

New Hampshire
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I had business in Machias, and there are no chain hotels there. I got in to town late and found the Machias River Inn. I nice young man helped me check in promptly, and I got a room with two double beds. The room was clean, the linens were fresh. The bathroom was in good shape, and the shower worked...

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the detailed review. I am glad you found our staff to be friendly and your room clean and comfortable. As you pointed out, our location is a big plus; right in the center of Machias, sandwiched between renowned Helen's Restaurant and the beautiful Machias River We hope to see you again soon. Regards, Shelley

Machias, Maine
Reviewed 4 November 2016

had a great time walking around the quaint little town on the coast. Hotel staff was friendly & maid service was outstanding-especially Marla. We have stayed here a number of times, & will always come back!

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I will pass your kind words on to Marla. We have recently promoted her to Head Housekeeper. She's a keeper, for sure. I hope your husband had a successful hunt. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Shelley

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Machias River Inn is conveniently located on Route 1 in the center of Machias. There are several restaurants, bars and stores within easy walking distance. We share the parking lot with famed Helen's Restaurant. We are directly across the street from the Sunrise Trail, a multi-use recreational trail. Our rooms are just feet away from the beautiful Machias River where you can view the sunrise from your patio door. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Machias River Inn

Address: 103 Main St, Machias, ME 04654-1149 (Formerly Machias Motor Inn)
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Machias
Price Range: $107 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 39
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“Love the included kitchen with room.. shower head could be updated for it leaks ”
 of 5 bubbles sem2671, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“balcony on the second floor joins all rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Big_Nummies76, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Each unit is one room deep giving you a view to the river.”
 of 5 bubbles MarianneT402, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I enjoyed the rooms facing the river”
  • outside of my room directly facing the Machias River
 of 5 bubbles twerk63, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms closest to office are within step of the river. You can park right at the door so loading/unloading is easy.”
 of 5 bubbles ABQfan, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
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