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Machias River Inn

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Was glad there was a cancellation to this otherwise booked hotel during our time in Machias. It provided me with a good night sleep after no sleep the previous night in a tent! It is an old school motel and not the nicest place I've ever stayed but had comfortable beds, the staff was excellent, and our room had a...

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

Thank you for your review. I am glad to hear that you had a restful night after a not so great one tenting. We hope to see you again soon. Regards, Shelley

Kansas
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Stayed here on a Maine road trip.It's conveniently located on Hwy 1, Don't let the location deter you. We heard absolutely no road noise! The rooms are large with deck or patio facing the river. Wonderfully relaxing view with the river only 20 feet from your patio. Only drawbacks: the loud air conditioner and torn screen door. Helen's restaurant is...

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

Thank you so much for your review. I am glad you enjoyed our riverside location in the heart of Machias. The screen door is being repaired by maintenance as I write this. Best regards, Shelley

Nb Canada
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on business and tried to get 3 non smoking rooms but we're unable to.. 2 of my colleagues had standard rooms but smelled of cigarettes. . I got the studio suite which had an incredible view.. the room was huge but I found was poorly sectioned off... it was basically a modified attic but it was comfortable...

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

Thank you for your review. I am sorry you we had only smoking rooms available for your colleagues. We are extremely busy during the summer months. I am glad you enjoyed our new studio suite, complete with dishwasher and washer and dryer. We hope to see you again soon. Best, Shelley

Prenzlau
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Top accomodation with view to the river, near to the Sunrise Canoe an Kayak Rentals, Restaurants and Shops and Gas Station.Parking place infront the Inn,without costs. Great room with 2 sleep rooms,living room and kitchen ( microwave,stove,refrigerator with freezing compartment) Coffemaker in the kitchen

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

Thank you for your review. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our 2 bedroom apartment and found our location to be convenient. Safe travels to you. Shelley

Manchester, Connecticut
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We decided to take a very last minute trip up to the Machias area. While this is their busiest time of year they went above and beyond to get us exactly what we needed. I strongly recommend them. The location and service were on point.

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

Thank you so much for your review. We work very hard to accommodate every guest. It's always nice when someone notices. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Shelley

Cambridge, Maryland
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This hotel is convenient, clean and comfortable. We woke up to a fabulous view of the river, which was delightful at sunrise! The grounds are nicely landscaped and directly next door to Helen's Restaurant, a landmark!

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

Thank you so much for the awesome review. I am so glad you got to see the sunrise. It truly is fabulous and worth getting up early for. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Shelley

San Antonio
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Place is clean and quiet with comfortable beds and the internet was faster than home. The location is great--and of course proximity to about the best restaurant Downeast is a plus! You can't beat strawberry and blueberry cream pie for breakfast.

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

Thank you so much for your kind review. I'm am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and found your room to be clean and comfortable. We hope to see again soon. Regards, Shelley

Boston
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is a little roadside motel that is fine for an overnight stay or base of operations for seeing the area, but is not a destination itself. I like it and have stayed several times when visiting the area. On the plus side, this hotel has simply stunning views of the Machias River out the back sliding doors of the...

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

Thank you for your review and your repeat business. I am pleased to hear that you found our rooms to be clean and the view to be "stunning." We look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers, Shelley

Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We stayed at the Machias River Inn for a week. The inn was spotless, the staff very helpful, and the location is wonderful. The Down East Sunrise Trail is across the street, many state parks and other attractions are within one-half hour drive, excellent restaurants within walking distance, and a bald eagles nest located across the river from the inn.

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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. It was a pleasure meeting you. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Shelley

Naples, Maine
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Nice clean room with a river view. Had a pair of nesting eagles across the river. We met two interesting people who came from quite a distance away. One from England who came to see the site of the first naval battle of the revolutionary war a short distance up the river and a man from Texas looking for a...

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Thank you so much for your review. I am thrilled to hear that you got to "meet" our eagles. We so enjoy watching them everyday. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Shelley

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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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: $110 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 39
Also Known As:
Machias Motor Hotel Machias
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“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
“2 sleep rooms,living room,kitchen,terrace excellent view to the river”
 of 5 bubbles 236guenterd, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
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