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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very clean, comfortable rooms. Excellent food and friendly service. The staff make you feel so welcome and like you are right at home. They could not have been more accommodating. Will book for next year!

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April G, Manager at Inn by the River, responded to this review

Thank you Jody! We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and are so pleased that you had a great experience during your stay with us! Your room tip was awesome too. The deer are fun to watch in the winter!

Ligonier, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Very clean, excellent food, spacious and homestyle feeling away from home. We had a group of ten that stayed at the Inn and we couldn't of asked for a better experience. The staff had hospitality that will be impossible to experience elsewhere. The parking for trailers was excellent, gas onsite and you can walk out the door and hit the...

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April G, Manager at Inn by the River, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Berk!! You came a long way to join us and I am so pleased to hear that you had a great experience. Our goal is to take care of you just like you are family. Hopefully we get to see you again soon!

Reviewed 11 February 2017

We were impressed when Jocelyn remembered our names, then all the staff did! We felt so welcome and at home here! We met Joe, the owner on our way out, and commented on the great service, comfy rooms and wonderful dining! He said that you have to love what you do! It showed! High recommendations! To top it off, they...

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April G, Manager at Inn by the River, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review Kate L! We appreciate you taking the time to write it and we are so happy to hear that you had a great experience with us. Mother Nature has certainly helped with all of the snow this winter! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Rooms were clean... really enjoyed the jacuzzi tubs after a long day of riding to soothe our sore muscles... LOVED the staff- so friendly and accommodating...great food...relaxing...nice set up... Really enjoyed our stay and can't wait to go back again. Felt like we were home and everyone treated us like family.

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April G, Manager at Inn by the River, responded to this review

Our goal is to make you feel right at home and I am so pleased to hear that you did! Our winter guests really do enjoy those tubs after a long day of riding. Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review and we hope to see you again soon!

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I had planned a white water rafting trip to Maine with the promise of accommodations. My cousin and I arrived late and could not find the hotel where we were supposed to stay so we stopped by The Inn by the River to ask for help. They tried in vain to contact our host of where we were supposed to...

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Jaime S, Manager at Inn by the River, responded to this review

Hi Jeremy! We were happy you found us that night and glad we could help! We are very pleased that we could make your visit to The Forks a memorable one, and turn around what started off as a frustrating trip for you. It was our pleasure having you here and we hope to have you return sometime soon! Thank...

Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Feels like home!! The rooms are clean and comfortable... food is great (especially the homemade salad dressings) ... bar is fun ... and the staff is attentive, professional, fun, and makes everyone feel like welcome family. Returning to the Inn after a long day snowmobiling... is better than home!! This is our third year visiting and we are already talking...

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Jaime S, Manager at Inn by the River, responded to this review

Hi Alice! Thank you for taking time to write us a review! We very much appreciate it! It is always our pleasure to have you guys stay with us and we look forward to your return soon! Always a blast!

Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here with family and friends. The Inn had a terrific set up for food and decorations for New Years Eve. What a great time had by all. Staff was very tentative and ever so friendly. Would definetly stay again. We went for snowmobiling but sounds like water rafting this summer may be something to check out.

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April G, Manager at Inn by the River, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us and for taking the time to write a review! The Inn looked great that night thanks to our friend Trish and the crew did a wonderful job with the dinner and everything else. We hope to see you again soon and you should check out the whitewater rafting. It is a blast!

Reviewed 1 January 2017

Just came back from 4 days at the Inn. My wife and I just wanted to get away by ourselves for a few days over New Years and do some snowmobiling.Last year we stopped in by chance for dinner and came back the next two days for dinner and breakfast, unfortunately we were booked somewhere else which shall remain unnamed,...

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April G, Manager at Inn by the River, responded to this review

Thank you so much Tim and Sheryl; we certainly appreciate you taking the time to write a review! I am so pleased that you had a great weekend with us and were able to stay this time. It was a weekend filled with lots of fun people and great food. We hope to see you both again soon!

Peterborough, New Hampshire
Reviewed 28 December 2016

If you are looking for friendly and prompt service, then the Inn by the River is that place to stay. Just got back from a snowmobiling trip, and Joe was extremely accommodating. We arrived a few hours before check in, but were allowed to go into our rooms right away. This may not always be the case if someone is...

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April G, Manager at Inn by the River, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Phil. We really appreciate you taking the time to post it! It is nice to have some early season riding here and we just got another 18-21 inches! Time to plan another trip. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This inn is in the middle of very rural Maine. Food and staff were wonderful. Rooms were good (new jet tub, sink and vanity) but the new shower curtain did not match the bathroom window curtain. The night stands' vanish was worn away in spots, the armchairs had torn areas and the lamp shades did not match. None of this...

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April G, Manager at Inn by the River, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Marty! We always appreciate feedback from our guests and you taking the time to let us know about your experience with us. We have been working to replace the mattresses in our rooms as it has been a priority. We are accomplishing that goal in the next week or so. Beyond that, we plan to...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Inn by the River is a fun, comfortable place with the friendliest personnel and the most attentive service you can find anywhere. Our private guest rooms and carriage house provide clean comfort with private baths and a view. Many rooms have Jacuzzi Tubs and porches overlooking the confluence of the Kennebec and Dead Rivers. The Riverside Pub and Restaurant have creative menus with daily specials to truly enhance your stay and experience while whitewater rafting, fly fishing, kayaking, trail and mountain hiking, bird and moose watching, hunting and snowmobiling. Relax on our front porch as the sun sets magnificently in front of you or in front of a roaring bonfire! Enjoy our hospitality and always welcoming atmosphere! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn by the River

Address: 2777 US Rte 201, The Forks, ME 04985-3414
Region: United States > Maine > The Forks
Price Range: ₹ 6,993 - ₹ 9,085 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Inn by the River 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Choose a room away from the river for excellent viewing of the white tail deer every morning.”
 of 5 bubbles 652jodyg, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Plan to hang around in the warm atmosphere!”
 of 5 bubbles katelM8841RZ, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The rooms in the front have amazing views of the river.”
 of 5 bubbles jeremyr145, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you get the river view rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles dmd777, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Great view of the river, lots of wildlife.”
 of 5 bubbles daniele505, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
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