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Machias River Inn

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room was spacious and comfortable. We watched a seal and a pair of eagles from our window. The staff were accommodating and friendly. Nearby Helen's Restaurant has excellent food. Anyone traveling to the Machias area would do well to stay at the Machias River Inn.

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

Wow! I am so pleased you were able to watch a seal and the eagles. We see the eagles every day but the seal is an extra treat. Thanks so much for taking the time to share your great experience with us and other travelers. We hope to see you again very soon. Cheers, Shelley

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fiancé and I were able to get a night alone when the kids stayed with Grandma. We found the room to be clean, updated, and quiet; rear balcony offered beautiful views of Machias River; woman in the office was pleasant and sociable.

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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 were able to enjoy your night without the kids. That's always a nice treat! We hope to see you again soon. Regards, Shelley

Belfast, Maine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view from my room was picture perfect and beautifully reflected the Downeast region. Staff were kind and incredibly helpful. They even supplied me with utensils at the office when I called to ask. I would recommend the Machias River Inn to anyone traveling to the region.

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

Thank you so much for your kind review. I am so glad you got to experience a little "down east hospitality." We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Shelley

columbia maine
Reviewed 23 March 2017

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 14 March 2017

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 24 February 2017

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 24 February 2017

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...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: $158 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Machias River Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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“Love the included kitchen with room.. shower head could be updated for it leaks ”
sem2671, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“balcony on the second floor joins all rooms”
Big_Nummies76, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Each unit is one room deep giving you a view to the river.”
MarianneT402, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I enjoyed the rooms facing the river”
  • outside of my room directly facing the Machias River
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.”
ABQfan, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
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