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Kent
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is the second time I've stayed at Rio Vista in Winthrop, WA. This is a great alternative for those families visiting the Methow Valley area versus staying at the much more expensive Sun Mountain Lodge, 9.4 miles up the mountain. The rooms are very clean and each one has a small balcony overlooking the river. Very peaceful! Everything downtown... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Rio Vista is well located, with the river and river walk outside your patio door. We were lucky to have a parking lot, ground level room, so we didn't have to do stairs up or down. It feels very private when you step on your patio overlooking the river. The basic amenities provided didn't allow me to give five stars,... More 

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Hollister, California
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

The hotel is right on the river. It is a lovely location. It is near town. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The room was very comfortable and nicely arranged. We loved listening to the river at night.

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Novato, California
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Totally charming place. They have about 30 rooms - and still had the needed two when we booked. The staff was pleasant and helpful. The rooms are spacious and clean. And the beds are comfortable. No free breakfast, but we plan to visit the bakery next door for that. The balconies provide a great place to relax over a drink... More 

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Muskego, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

This was a clean, comfortable, modern hotel set on the riverbank. We left our window open all night to hear the sounds of the rushing water in the river. They do have a hot tub too. The front desk people were helpful and friendly. Since they do not have breakfast, we walked down the block (on wooden sidewalks) to choose... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

Great location in Winthrop, right on the river, leave your door or window open at night and enjoy the sounds of the rushing river. Located about 1 1/2 blocks from town center all the shops and restaurants are within walking distance. Rooms were comfortable, decent size with a nice deck and deck chairs, will stay there again.

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Severn, Maryland
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

We stayed here for two nights. We were greeted by the owner-very professional and friendly. The room was extremely clean (not the dust you see on lampshades, etc. at chain lodgings), nice location right at the end of the Winthrop Main Street and backs to the river.

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Vancouver B.C
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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... More 

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Houston
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

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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Reviewed 17 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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: €116 - €154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Rio Vista 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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“All rooms have a river view - so just a matter of choice whether you want to be on the bottom, middle or top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles BingoBC, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All good rooms, hot tub on North side.”
 of 5 bubbles kimberelise, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 19 ishas an extra widow with a levelor blind, but it didn't block light. This was a double queen room & was a little cramped.”
 of 5 bubbles 323jennifer, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room close to the hot tub that way you don't have to be too cold walking back to your room.”
 of 5 bubbles 396lindseym, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“we were on the 1st floor - I was with someone who used a walker.”
 of 5 bubbles MarieP897, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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