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Vancouver B.C
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a peaceful room with a view that could help drain the stress away. The Hotel Rio was perfect. This older style hotel is located right on a beautiful river, the rooms have balconies which overlook the river and the mountains in the distance. Leave your car and walk to town which is less than a block...

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Houston
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Great place on the little river. Very easy to find, parking pretty tight. We had a suite which was great size for us. Enjoyed the patio over looking the creek. Nice amenities, and very comfortable bedding.

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camno island
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This was a good find for us. We stayed two nights here....good beds, large room, flat screen TV, balcony on the river, friendly staff, good location to walk to everything. They even have REAL ROOM KEYS! We would stay here again sometime.

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3Thank m b
Seattle, Washington, United States
Reviewed 17 September 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Rio Vista in Winthrop two nights ago. We had just hiked Maple Pass and didn't want to drive all the way back to Seattle so made the 35 mile drive the Winthrop. The bed was situated such that we could see both rivers that merge just down from the motel. The small deck...

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3Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Stayed here 2 nights while exploring the Winthrop area. We had a clean, 2nd floor room with decorations from local artists. We had a comfortable king bed. Great location, right next to river. Hotel is on the main street and very easy to walk to town. All rooms face the river, so we didn't hear any street noise. We slept...

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Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Extremely comfortable rooms right on the river in downtown Winthrop. Makes it a lovely point to head into Winthrop for shopping or breakfast/dinner. It is right next to rocking horse bakery in Winthrop so although there isn't food at the hotel it is right next to it in town.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We loved this place, Our room was on the second floor and the back door to the room has a balcony over looking the river. It was so nice to just sit and listen to the river water noise and relax after a long drive. The staff was nice and friendly. The room is nice and clean. Its conveniently located....

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East Sussex Uk
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We never actually saw any staff at this hotel as our tour guide booked us in and out. It doesn't do any food - not even breakfast - so we ate in town but the lack of people turned out to be part of its charm. We had a great back deck from which we could see deer in the...

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Vernon, Canada
Reviewed 11 September 2016

great location, super efforts and super helpful and accommodating with every request. real simple and sparkling clean. The gal at the Front desk gal was super kind and loaded with tips . Great location and a great place to relax and enjoy the river and town. Priced right , quiet great value,

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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The cleanest hotel room i have ever stayed in. King room was large and comfortable. Nicely decorated by local artists. The room had a great vibe and was super cozy. The river sang us to sleep every night. Great staff, very accommodating. Gave us extra towels and coffee when we asked. Next time we will request a 2nd floor room...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just steps away from the western saloons and aromatic bakeries of downtown Winthrop, the Hotel Rio Vista's rustic facade blends seamlessly with the town's old-time western atmosphere. Overlooking the confluence of the Chewuch and Methow rivers, the hotel features guest rooms that offer private balconies, hand-crafted wood furniture, and works by local artists. A flat-screen HD television and free wireless internet access keep guests connected, while an outdoor picnic area and riverside hot tub offer the chance to unplug within earshot of the mellifluous sounds of nature and the soaring wings of Eagles and Osprey. For winter adventurers, the hotel is just across the pedestrian bridge from the ice rink and start of the Methow Valley's immaculately groomed ski and fat biking trails. The hotel features a Bike and Ski Wax room just for such outdoor activities. All of the Hotel Rio Vista's rooms include free high speed WIFI, DirecTV HD, private riverside decks, coffee bar with Seattle's Best coffee, mini-fridge, hair dryer, A/C, and microwaves. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Rio Vista

Address: 285 Riverside Ave, PO Box 815, Winthrop, WA 98862-9811
Region: United States > Washington > Winthrop
Price Range: RM556 - RM734 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Rio Vista 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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Rio Vista Winthrop
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