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Machias River Inn

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Bangor, Maine
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The mattress should be changed . Sheets had small holes thru it . The tub was stained . I was on the second floor when I got there at 745 in the morning the stairs hadn't been cleaned off yet from the snow . I had to kick the snow off with my boots step by step . The people...

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is important for guests to let us know when there is a problem. I will inspect the mattresses in your room today. As for the sheets, there is no excuse. This is completely unacceptable. I will certainly address this with the housekeeping staff. As for the snow on the stairs, you did stay with...

Portland, ME
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room had a great river view and we liked the balcony access to our friend's room down the hall. It got a bit loud at night with locals and guests closing down the bar and stumbling home, but it quieted down quickly. Great location for access to the Downeast Sunrise trail (we rode here on side-by-sides) and easy navigation...

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

I am delighted to hear that you found our rooms to be clean and comfortable and that you enjoyed our great location. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Shelley

Portland, Maine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very clean and great people - check in was very easy and took only a couple minutes. View of the river was nice, room was really big with a flat screen TV. Restaurant in parking lot was great and handy. Best hotel downeast for sure.

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers, Shelley

Machias, Maine
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We stayed in suite 1 night. Reg room 2 night. Suite def not worth the money. Reg rooms much better cleaner. Suite u would expect higher end. Not this sweet. Looked like two rooms bubble gummed together. People where very nice tho.

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy one of our suites. Most people appreciate the extra space, the opportunity to cook in the kitchenette and the living room area with sofa and recliner. However, I am glad to hear that you enjoyed our standard room and found everyone to be nice. We look forward to seeing you again...

Boothbay Harbor, Maine
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Check in/out was very easy. Staff was pleasant and helpful. Many dining options nearby from sit down to take out options. Room was very clean and had a beautiful view. Sliding doors lead to a deck. No iron in the room but I am sure they are available if asked at the desk. It is a motel style so I...

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and awesome picture of the sunrise. I am glad your enjoyed your stay with us. We do have irons and boards available at the front desk. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Shelley

New Hampshire
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I had business in Machias, and there are no chain hotels there. I got in to town late and found the Machias River Inn. I nice young man helped me check in promptly, and I got a room with two double beds. The room was clean, the linens were fresh. The bathroom was in good shape, and the shower worked...

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the detailed review. I am glad you found our staff to be friendly and your room clean and comfortable. As you pointed out, our location is a big plus; right in the center of Machias, sandwiched between renowned Helen's Restaurant and the beautiful Machias River We hope to see you again soon. Regards, Shelley

Machias, Maine
Reviewed 3 November 2016

had a great time walking around the quaint little town on the coast. Hotel staff was friendly & maid service was outstanding-especially Marla. We have stayed here a number of times, & will always come back!

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I will pass your kind words on to Marla. We have recently promoted her to Head Housekeeper. She's a keeper, for sure. I hope your husband had a successful hunt. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Shelley

Presque Isle, Maine
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Other than the night clerk being short and pretty much in an overall crappy mood, the rest of out stay was delightful. There are several restaurants nearby and there is a bridge with vendors selling stuff a block away in the summer time.

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I apologize for the night clerk. There is no excuse and I will certainly address this with her. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Shelley

Bangor, Maine
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The suite was like a huge apartment! I loved it! The view of the river was a bonus and I love that it had a washer and dryer in the bathroom. The staff was friendly, professional, and knowledgable. Awesome!

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Thank you so much for the awesome review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay in one of our suites. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Shelley

Camden, Maine
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We only stayed for one night. Very nice place to stay. People were very friendly and nice and clean room. But the bed needed to be replaced. We would stay here again. We ate at Hellens, which is right next door and it was so great.

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Thank you for your review. It's always nice to hear that our guests have enjoyed their stay. We look forward to seeing again soon. Cheers, Shelley

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Machias River Inn is conveniently located on Route 1 in the center of Machias. There are several restaurants, bars and stores within easy walking distance. We share the parking lot with famed Helen's Restaurant. We are directly across the street from the Sunrise Trail, a multi-use recreational trail. Our rooms are just feet away from the beautiful Machias River where you can view the sunrise from your patio door. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Machias River Inn

Address: 103 Main St, Machias, ME 04654-1149 (Formerly Machias Motor Inn)
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Machias
Price Range: €73 - €166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 39
Also Known As:
Machias Motor Hotel Machias
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“balcony on the second floor joins all rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Big_Nummies76, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Each unit is one room deep giving you a view to the river.”
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“I enjoyed the rooms facing the river”
  • outside of my room directly facing the Machias River
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“Rooms closest to office are within step of the river. You can park right at the door so loading/unloading is easy.”
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“2 sleep rooms,living room,kitchen,terrace excellent view to the river”
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