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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The reviews for Riverview Hotel are all over the place. I guess it depends on what you are looking for. Yes it is old (100 years) the room we were in was small with a window unit for air conditioning, which worked fine. But this old Inn and owners have a lot of personality. We enjoyed sitting on the porch... More 

1 Thank Jeanne Peirolo P
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Below is the email I sent to the hotel, I never received a response. I loved the idea of staying at an inn that felt more like an old home. The location was amazing and the view was great. Otherwise, I'm so disappointed by our stay! I've attached some pictures. I arrived and there was shampoo in the room which... More 

8 Thank Christine A

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Tuscumbia, Alabama
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32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This 100-years-old inn is filled with antique furniture, charm, and a warmth you only find in family owned and run hotels. My wife and I spent our honeymoon at Riverview Hotel in 1991 and waited 25 years to return just to make that celebration even more special. We will not wait another 25 years for our next visit. We love... More 

1 Thank Dennis S
Tallahassee, Florida
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Could be an awesome place. Needs upgrading desperately. No A/C on in hotel..just wondow unit in the room, which wasn't on when we arrived. .toasty warm in June! Free breakfast was bagged bagels and english muffins...bleh. Quiet, lazy southern town. Enjoyed the free music in the park. If we go back just won't stay at this hotel.

Thank Laura F
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2 reviews
Reviewed 6 June 2016

On a whim I decided to stop in Saint Mary's during a roadtrip North to Atlanta. I used priceline late one Saturday night and was surprised at the well priced accommodation at Riverview Hotel. I was absolutely smitten upon arriving as it feels like 100 years ago. The two story hotel was well lit and very authentic in every way.... More 

Thank johntylerlynch
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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53 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

This hotel is over 100 years old. The lobby is a bit of shabby chic and dominated by the owner's dog and cat - both very friendly. Pets are welcome. The bar on Saturday night has entertainment and often the owner sits in with him to sing away (they are both very good). The rooms are tiny. We had a... More 

Thank Lyn J
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed in room 15. Bathroom tile broken, sharp points and edges there for bare feet. Not good. Overall peace is dirty and cluttered and in need of a lot of maintenance and fresh coat of paint. Clear neglect on part of owners, just bare minimum effort in management.

2 Thank thatgrant
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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56 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Positives-1. Walking distance to the ferry if you are visiting Cumberland Island. 2. Our room had a beautiful view of the peer. Negatives-1. Hotel and furnishings need an upgrade. (We had issues with the air conditioning, 2 of 3 lights in our room were plugged in but did not work, horrible tv reception on a very small tv that could... More 

Thank Gloria K
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We had been driving for ten hours when we arrived in St. Mary's. Our first stop was at the Riverview to see if they had any availability. We asked the desk person if they had a room, they didn't. I asked her if she could refer us to another hotel. The clerk coldly replied we should look in a phone... More 

1 Thank adderboy1
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We stayed at Riverview Hotel for a long weekend trip a couple of weeks ago and it was wonderful. The rooms are very quaint, unique and comfortable. The owners are very accommodating and friendly. We loved sitting on the porch and watching the river. The bar was a fun place to converse with both locals and tourists. The first night... More 

1 Thank TESMS

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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: €83 - €98 (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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