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126 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We have stayed here several times in the past and it was a decent enough stay for a low price. This time was more than a disappointment. My co-traveler had made a reservation about a month prior for two rooms and mentioned we were arriving late. When we arrived at 8:30 that evening, we rang the bell and dialed the... More 

3 Thank Wendyg88
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Small motel with immaculate rooms, quite affordable and accommodating. The room we stayed in had a king size bed with a mattress that was so comfortable. The staff is friendly. I would recommend to family and friends.

2 Thank Maddog_322
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014

I try to be honest in my reviews. I found this motel to be dated, tired and worn. From the carpeting to the fixtures it barely ranked as adequate. I realize it's a motor side lodge and don't expect luxury appointments at places like this but I think this lodge can use some refreshing. At least the bathroom appeared to... More 

1 Thank ReeverNY
Neal A, General Manager at River Bend Lodge, responded to this review

We are sorry that you found our accommodations somehow lacking. We are obviously an older hotel, however most of our guests have found us to be a great value for their money. We put out home made blueberry muffins and cinnamon rolls, and yes, store bought bagels and English muffins. However I think that for $84.50 per night that's not... More 

Scarsdale, New York
1 review
Reviewed 15 June 2014

Riverbend is the best Lodge in town. The area is beautiful and immensely scenic. Go view the damn. Its spectacular in Nature and in History. Its views are like no other. Looking down into the damn is a man made beach which will take your breath away. Take a trip to the Winchester Therapeutic Stables and see what true caring... More 

Thank Annette Y
1 review
Reviewed 19 February 2014

Neil and Melissa are great! Whatever we needed they were only to happy to help out. Rooms are clean and large and the breakfast was fantastic. Conveniently located only a half an hour from Stratton Mountain. Not the Hilton but for the price can't be beat.

Thank PPMaria
Milford, Connecticut
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39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

The new owners did a great job renovating. 10 of us spent two nights here at this perfect motel.(4 rooms) The rooms are very clean and spacious. Neal was such a doll making sure everyone was happy with breakfast, directions, and recommendations. The hotel is a hop skip and a ski jump from Stratton mountain, Grafton cheese, Saxton distillery and... More 

1 Thank Wendaeho
Winnipeg, Canada
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2013

The rooms were clean and comfortable. They created an awesome homemade breakfast that had a good variety. We had several family members staying at the hotel and when other family members came by for a visit, the managers were extremely hospitable to all. The management went out of there way to make us feel welcomed and would highly recommend this... More 

Thank Reinprincess
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 July 2013

I have been staying at RBL every summer since 1992 and over the years I have noticed a great improvement in appearance since the new owner acquired it. The rooms have always been clean, but since Mr & Mrs Allen took over as the new managers, they have improved the rooms even more. For the location, cleanliness and the rates... More 

Thank Ziggy6500
Hartford, Connecticut
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61 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2013

Rooms are large and bathroom is clean. Also awesome breakfast - home cooked!!!! Owner's are very helpful and help with points of interest. Near center - great country setting - and explore the back roads. we will be back!!!

Thank Irish451006
Lake City
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 June 2013

We came to Vermont to visit family and camp in Newfane. However, after two weeks of camping, when the weather threatened to dump about 2" of rain on us, we opted to move to the River Bend Lodge for the last few nights of our stay. A very wise decision! And a very pleasant experience. Neal and Melissa made our... More 

Thank Cynthia B

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about River Bend Lodge

Address: 1086 Vt Route 30, Newfane, VT 05345-9644
Region: United States > Vermont > Newfane
Number of rooms: 18
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“Keep going”
 of 5 bubbles Wendyg88, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“great if you have refri. need a little more light in room - but everything is clean and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles Irish451006, 15 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Don't expect a 4 star hotel but this is a decent stay for the price.”
 of 5 bubbles Wendyg88, 28 Jun 2012 | Read review
“Don't go here unless you feel like sleeping in a Frat house.”
 of 5 bubbles ChristopherT29, 8 Apr 2012 | Read review
“Room 102 queen bed, some have a king”
 of 5 bubbles LynnS828, 10 Jan 2012 | Read review
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