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Cincinnati, Ohio
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82 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We visited the Riverside Inn for the Father's Day buffet. I have been here before, and this inn always has such a peaceful atmosphere. Every time you visit this place, you see something unique you have not noticed before. The building is filled with antiques and artwork. The grounds were lush and beautiful this time of year. The meal had... More 

Thank Candy M
1 review
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

The hotel staff went above and beyond my expectations! The food was excellent. The staff was friendly, the hotel was amazing, it was like stepping back in time! What a hidden treasure this hotel is! I highly recommend staying here.

Thank Emily Y
Boone, North Carolina
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32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The Riverside Inn in Cambridge Springs, PA, is a delightful place to stay. The inn is a combination of bed and breakfast, restaurant and dinner theater. It is chock a block with antiques, all of which were collected by the present owner of the inn over a number of years (I cannot imagine how many estate sales and auctions he... More 

Thank Jim V
Canton, Ohio
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The hotel is totally beautiful with many antiques. The diningroom was decorated for Spring with flowers, straw hats and tiny lights. It was picture perfect. Everyone is friendly and helpful. When we were there it was raining but the grounds are manicured and weddings are held in the garden. The hotel is very large with a ballroom and meeting rooms.... More 

Thank Sandra M
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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

The dining room and the Inn were beautifully decorated for Christmas. The beautiful live trees were amazing. We went for lunch and the food was excellent. Our server was pleasant and made sure we had everything wee needed. The antiques were all beautiful. We surely enjoyed our time there.

Thank Dian T
Pataskala, Ohio
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378 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015

A friend of mine had been wanting to stay in this historic hotel for several years now, so for a birthday surprise, I reserved a room for us to experience it. The hotel was built back in the 1880's, and much of the decor reflects that. The rooms are very nice. They still have that "old" feeling to them despite... More 

Thank Amusementparkguy
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113 reviews
63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

I was at the Riverside for a testimonial banquet, in the town where i went to college. The Riverside Inn is now 130 years old, and the place is fantastic. The rooms are quaint, and the antique furniture is amazing. The restaurant is really good. They have a free breakfast buffet for all guests who stay there, and the lunches... More 

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Middlefield, Ohio
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

First time there and we loved this place. Don't go if you are looking for all the bells and whistles; it is a step back in time, a place to slow down and relax; a real Victoria Inn that was wonderful on all counts. No TV's in the rooms only in the spacious lobby along with puzzles and games, no... More 

1 Thank Grace632
Laurelville, Ohio
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

The Inn and grounds are beautiful. We were just there for lunch and did not stay at the Inn. The staff is wonderful. Our waitress told us she had been there for over 20 years and she also said most of the staff were long timers also. An experienced staff makes a huge difference on the level of service. Nice... More 

1 Thank larrycM5765WS
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

This hotel is beautiful! I've taken to family trips here first for the "Murder Mystery Dinner" & second on the "Mother Daughter Fashion Show Trip" We loved every second at this Inn. Workers are friendly and the atmosphere is breathtaking! Warning: this hotel does not have TVs, etc. it's charm is that it's old fashion. Enjoy the time together with... More 

Thank spiritedconscience

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the biggest attractions of the Riverside today is its charm of yesterday. Open from April through December yearly, this Cambridge Springs dinner theatre, restaurant, and hostelry is situated beautifully on the banks of French Creek and has been in continuous operation since 1885. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Riverside Inn

Address: One Fountain Avenue, Cambridge Springs, PA 16403
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Cambridge Springs
Price Range: RM533 - RM805 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Riverside Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 63
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“Look online before booking your room! Each room is so unique so you can pick one that you like!”
 of 5 bubbles 520francesk, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the third floor over looking the backyard- best view!”
 of 5 bubbles SusanRN1116, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are about the same. Each room has its own air conditioner. Remember this is a historic place.”
 of 5 bubbles williamf921, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Request a quiet room, the insulation is not good.”
 of 5 bubbles SandraM268, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“all are decorated beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles DianT_13, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
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