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Atlanta, GA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here the night before a camping trip to Cumberland Island, and really enjoyed it. The hotel is right across the street from the ferry dock and the marina, and walking distance from the few shops and restaurants in town. We rolled in around dinner time, and had dinner in the saloon. There was a talented gentleman singing and playing... More 

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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I enjoy the ambiance of old architecture (this was built 1916) and vintage furniture - in this case, a Mission style fumed oak armoire, side table and a dainty lady's desk Yes, the furniture is old and worn but it spoke to us. The view from our window of the harbor included a glorious sunrise peeking through... More 

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Greeneville, Tennessee
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to stay in an historic hotel you will like this one. Great location to many outdoor activities and decent restaurants. However the room was a bit dirty and extremely noisy. The hotel staff wasn't really helpful or knowledgeable about the area.

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This hotel has seen its better days. The location is great and the hotel could be charming, but it is in dire need of repairs and cleaning. A thorough cleaning, patching cracks and holes, losing the tape fixes and a good air freshner would help this tired hotel immensely. It is a shame it has not been cared for because... More 

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Thank disappointed703
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9 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016

My family and I have stayed at the Riverview hotel 3 years in a row now on our way to Cumberland Island. we have always enjoyed staying in a piece of history. The hotel is 100 years old and the decoration and furniture are elegant and old. Really cool feel. they went out of their way to accommodate us this... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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146 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We chose to stay here because of the convenient location. We stayed in the Rockefeller Room overlooking the river. It is a beautiful spot! The location is within walking distance to restaurants, the ferry to Cumberland and the parks. We had a trip planned for Cumberland Island and we preordered a picnic lunch. They had it waiting for us the... More 

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Thank M R
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

It's an old hotel but very quaint. Friendly people. Had a few drinks at the bar outside. The gentleman who checked us in hangout with us at the bar and telling jokes. We had a blast. So convenient to the ferry to Cumberland Island. I'd stay here again.

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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104 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The Riverview Hotel is very quaint and very friendly. Built in the early 1900’s it has that old yet modern feeling. Jerry and Gaila Brandon, the owners go out of their way to make you feel welcome. Our group found the porch on the second floor to be ideal for a social gathering and a few beverages, plus the river... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

The best part about this historic hotel was the complimentary breakfast before we went out to our fishing charter. The hotel was clean and quaint- no complaints. Our reservations were made just two weeks out, but the summer season has just ended. This place is usually swamped in the spring and summer.

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Michigan
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Loved this old fashion charm. Antiques in the room and common area. Beautiful view of waterfront park. Excellent restaurant and happening little bar attached. Across the street from the ferry to Cumberland Island. Unique and quaint! 💜💜💜💜

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Internet
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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: RM391 - RM462 (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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“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
“If you are on the porch side, expect people to be wandering outside your room on a nice day. Wifi is available in the lobby area”
 of 5 bubbles psf1, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
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