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Riverview Hotel

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 14 May 2016

This hotel is over 100 years old. The lobby is a bit of shabby chic and dominated by the owner's dog and cat - both very friendly. Pets are welcome. The bar on Saturday night has entertainment and often the owner sits in with him to sing away (they are both very good). The rooms are tiny. We had a...

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Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed in room 15. Bathroom tile broken, sharp points and edges there for bare feet. Not good. Overall peace is dirty and cluttered and in need of a lot of maintenance and fresh coat of paint. Clear neglect on part of owners, just bare minimum effort in management.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Positives-1. Walking distance to the ferry if you are visiting Cumberland Island. 2. Our room had a beautiful view of the peer. Negatives-1. Hotel and furnishings need an upgrade. (We had issues with the air conditioning, 2 of 3 lights in our room were plugged in but did not work, horrible tv reception on a very small tv that could...

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Thank Gloria K
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We had been driving for ten hours when we arrived in St. Mary's. Our first stop was at the Riverview to see if they had any availability. We asked the desk person if they had a room, they didn't. I asked her if she could refer us to another hotel. The clerk coldly replied we should look in a phone...

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Reviewed 19 April 2016

We stayed at Riverview Hotel for a long weekend trip a couple of weeks ago and it was wonderful. The rooms are very quaint, unique and comfortable. The owners are very accommodating and friendly. We loved sitting on the porch and watching the river. The bar was a fun place to converse with both locals and tourists. The first night...

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Stayed here in August 2013. Friendly staff. Very old hotel but the rooms have been updated. Enjoyed sitting on the porch at night. Historic. If you have cat allergies beware. They have numerous cats on the premises, one even hung out in our room! I didn't mind! Close to the ferry for Cumberland island. For a fee they packed us...

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Saint Augustine, Florida
Reviewed 12 April 2016

When I went to write my review of this hotel and saw some of the uncomplimentary reviews I was so surprised. This is a great little place celebrating its 100 year anniversary. The room was very comfortable (we slept better than we have in weeks of hotel travel). They allow pets. They have a great local type pub and a...

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1Thank CaptainKim
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We had a lovely visit at the Riverview Hotel. It was fun letting my daughter experience a historic hotel with "real keys," high ceilings, antique furniture, and authentic charm. The proprietors were helpful and friendly. The bar was filled with cheerful music lovers. And the balcony was populated with peaceful folk hanging out and taking in a great view of...

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Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 March 2016

I liked this hotel from the minute I walked into the lobby. Very cozy with a lot of character and charm. The owners were extremely friendly and accommodating. I had the Three Sisters room which is one of the smaller rooms but it was clean, well appointed, comfortable bed, quality Linens,and a large bathroom. Conveniently located close to the Ferry...

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Chesterfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 March 2016

We love old historic buildings, we have a historic home of our own...from the moment we opened the door to our room, we were very disappointed with the quality of the room. The first morning I woke up, could hardly move, the mattress was so bad. The pillows were at least 20 years old, linens stained and old. The door...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Closest Lodging to Cumberland Island Ferry, The Riverview Hotel circa 1916 has 18 guest rooms each named after some of the notable guests that have either visited or stayed at the hotel over the years. We serve a deluxe continental breakfast daily, wireless internet access, full service bar and restaurant, and pack picnic lunches to carry out. Reasonable rates and convenient location are a plus. Discover history, discover Cumberland Island, discover yourself, at the Riverview Hotel. Relax and enjoy beautiful St. Marys, GA, the little town by the sea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverview Hotel

Address: 105 Osborne St, St. Marys, GA 31558-4599
Region: United States > Georgia > Georgia Coast > St. Marys
Price Range: $124 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Riverview Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Riverview Hotel Saint Marys
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“All of the rooms have nice views of the waterfront with a common area that leads to the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Higgie44, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“look on the website - there is a floor plan and photos of each room, so you can pick exactly what you want.”
 of 5 bubbles Katlanta, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Martha's room is very nice with scenic views”
 of 5 bubbles dhandmob, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the river side, they are the only ones with a view”
 of 5 bubbles 180lynj, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“View of the River”
 of 5 bubbles TNtravles, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
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