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River Inn

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River Inn on the Wisconsin River Boutique Lodging Downtown Wisconsin Dells Spend your Wisconsin Dells vacation with spectacular views just walking distance from downtown. The River Inn team has taken great effort to create one of Wisconsin Dells’ first Boutique Hotel. This perfectly located Hotel has been undergoing extensive renovations to it's onsite Bar and soon to open Riverside Restaurant. Focused on modern river theming which includes, upscale bedding on 15-inch pillow top “Wink mattresses” comfortably covered by triple sheeted linen, 50 inch TVs, convenient USB plugins, LED lighting and all new temperature control units. The unique Indoor Pool and hot tub are located on the first floor of the Hotel 20 feet from Wisconsin river’s edge. All these room upgrades can only be overshadowed by the magnificent view of the Famous Upper Dells and all its Sand Stone Beauty. An outdoor pool available to all its guest to enjoy while soaking in the stunning views of the Wisconsin River.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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84Good for walkers
Grade: 84 out of 100
20Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
20Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Our 24th annual girls weekend was spent here and the accommodations were lovely. The staff was kind and helpful. The rooms were beautiful: so clean, and had a beautiful view. We loved the lobby to gather and have coffee. The pool and hot tub area is spacious and beautiful. It
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Staff helpful...Clean Clean Clean...easy to find... Walls are a bit thin ....Nice Bed ...big room ... Walls were clean and unblemished... Bathroom is nice but not fancy....... Price was moderate keeping in mind the Wisconsin Dells can be expensive.. Great views of the river...
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5 stars for the view, the decor of the rooms, the cleanliness of the rooms and hotel, also the heated bathroom floors were a great touch. The only problem, but a big one, is the thin walls, if it was just the people in the halls I could live with that, but not being able to
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Response from Adam M, General Manager at River Inn
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for letting our family take care of your family Renee! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed the cleanliness, elegant decor, and views of the River from our Hotel. Our property is an old historic landmark in the Wisconsin Dells area that has gone through major renovations over the past 2 years to better serve our guests. We are unable to change the bones of the building, however our construction crew have done major work to improve these issues over the past 2 years. Our Resort Fee of $9.99 covers the maintenance costs of our pools, hot tubs, saunas, wi-fi, onsite customer parking, guest amenities (coffee, shampoo, conditioner, soap, etc...) of course, it is much lower than the larger resorts in our area (Kalahari, Wilderness, Mt. Olympus) that charge $25-35 a night for their Resort Fee. Hence, the reason our room rates are much lower as well! Thank you for staying with us :)
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This is my second time staying at River Inn for Thanksgiving Weekend, they have renovated the main hotel a lot, with a new restaurant, sauna and more. I love this time again, I always book the room with a balcony and river views because this is what I prefer and I love about
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Response from Adam M, General Manager at River Inn
Responded 28 Nov 2018
Thank you for letting our family take care of your family! We love our return guests :) Thank you for your kind feedback & please know our staff does their very best in providing our guests with top notch customer service, as well as cleanliness throughout our entire Resort. We look forward to having you stay with us again and again, and again :) Thank you!
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My family and I booked two rooms for three nights. Both rooms were very clean, beds comfortable and pillows fluffy. Definitely a good value for your money. My only complaint was the walls were thin; could hear others in nearby rooms. Not really much management can do about
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Response from Adam M, General Manager at River Inn
Responded 9 Nov 2018
Thank you for letting our family take care of your family Linda! We appreciate your kind feedback more than you['ll ever know! We strive to offer the best in customer service & cleanliness :) We look forward to having you visit us again in the near future :)
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Beautifully appointed Balcony Room overlooking the Wisconsin River with 50 in Flat Screen TV
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The view of the Upper Wisconsin River doesn't get any better than from the River Inn in Wis Dell
Single bulb light fixture is not nearly enough to light the room.
Garbage piled up right outside our window.
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Since it is now cold out I would call the hotel and confirm.
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Hi Denis! We would love to have you stay with us:) We are located a very short walk 4-6 minutes to downtown! The River walk leaves right from our front door & follows the river all the way downtown. It is so peaceful :) Yes, Timbavati Wildlife Zoo promotion goes through the end of October. Our Hotel Bar/Lounge is open Friday & Saturdays during our off season. Please feel free to call us directly & we'd be more than happy to help you with anyother questions you may have. 608-253-1231
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Please refer to Hours of Operation of Noah's Ark Waterpark
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Hi Colleen- Thank you for inquiring about water park passes! We offer multiple complimentary/discounted tickets to our guests & each season we work with different waterparks, local attrations, etc. in the Wisconsin Dells Area. As of right now, our guests receive free ski/snowboard/tubing lift tickets to Christmas Mountain each day of their stay. It has been a hit! We will be offering Noah's Ark Waterpark passes also this coming 2018 season, as well as Timbavati Wildlife Zoo passes. Call us for more details...608-253-1231
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"Pay the higher room rate for the view, so you're in the main building and not across the street"
"river view and balcony are a must"
"If traveling without children, I would definitely book a room with a balcony."
"Best views, downtown beautiful walking distance."
"I felt like I got tricked into paying more for a balcony room I didn't get. Not happy about that!"
US$52 - US$207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesWisconsinWisconsin Dells
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