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indiana
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean, we stayed at the pilot house. breafast is ok limited tho. great views of the river. this our third trip this fall will be going back mid winter.. Its not a hilton but very good value for the buck. Met kathey the owner very hard working gal, and thanks for the weekend, Bill & tammy

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riverboatmadison, General Manager at Riverboat Inn and Suites, responded to this review

We had so much fun having you here! Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate it. It was a great weekend and we look forward to seeing you this winter. Terry More 

Melbourne
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109 reviews
86 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Madison IN is a surprising little town with lots of historic buildings and cute shops. The Riverboat Inn is right on the river and the "back drive" takes you straight down to the riverfront. We had a 2 Q bed room looking out to the river and also the entrance on the other side. A large spacious room although the... More 

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Thank StargazerMelbourne
riverboatmadison, General Manager at Riverboat Inn and Suites, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed Madison. I fell in love with this town when I came up for a visit a few years ago and I'm still here! I have checked into the housekeeping snafu you experienced. We had some new staff members at the time that missed the opportunity to properly take care of your room. I should have... More 

Bargersville, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun and Friendly. Staff makes you feel at home. Clean and comfortable. Beautiful view of the Ohio River. Good live music on the weekends. Upper lever rooms are larger and very comfortable. Owner has really put her heart and soul into making this a fun destination. Rates are mid range, free parking, outdoor pool, lots of open patio area to... More 

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Thank Linda2147
riverboatmadison, General Manager at Riverboat Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Your review is wonderful and it says exactly what we want our guests to feel about their stay. Thank you so much. We'll see you soon at the Riverboat Inn! Terry More 

Huntertown, Indiana
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was surprised at just how small the room was, but overall it was a good experience. The owner puts her all into making her guests welcome and comfortable. Many of the other guests with whom we visited were regular visitors, and it is very relaxing to watch the barges go by on the river.

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riverboatmadison, General Manager at Riverboat Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the inn. You're right - the downstairs rooms are small and Kathie has worked hard to make sure that they have everything our guests need in them. What we lack in size she strives to make up in comfort and charm. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and we... More 

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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We loved our room it was very nice. It had a fireplace and water feature. Comfortable bed and bedding and mini fridge. We had a river view from the second floor balcony. We had our own table and chairs to sit outside our room or an array of different tables and levels to sit outside and hang out with friends.... More 

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riverboatmadison, General Manager at Riverboat Inn and Suites, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed Madison and staying with us at the Riverboat Inn. Kathie really has created a unique friendly atmosphere here at the inn. I keep telling people - it's even a fun place to work! Thank you for writing such a nice review. We hope to see you soon at the Riverboat! Terry More 

Indiana
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We paid $89 for what is clearly a $45 room! The bathroom vanity was a double stainless steel kitchen sink, and the floors were not clean. There was a rug in the shower to use to step out on and it looked filthy. Instead of offering guest small shampoo bottles, they had a pump dispenser on the shower, YUCK!!! We... More 

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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This is the second time we've stayed here.It is unique. Nice patio view and entertainment. Stayed both times in the paddlewheel. Rooms were small but fine. Both times had problems with room and were told we'd get a bottle of wine. Never received either bottle although my husband said he mentioned it to the owner who was working behind the... More 

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riverboatmadison, General Manager at Riverboat Inn and Suites, responded to this review

I am so sorry that we didn't follow through on our intentions. We will get a boarding pass in the mail to you so that you can use it next time. Thank you for staying with us. We really do appreciate it. Terry More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on a Sat/Sun and got lost in the views and the coziness sitting out front. Warm hospitality, very friendly and welcoming. Clean rooms, walked to Key West Shrimp House for dinner and down to the river. We won't stay anywhere else in Madison.

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riverboatmadison, General Manager at Riverboat Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us and taking the time to write such a nice review. We're looking forward to seeing you again. Terry More 

Muncie
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The inn was very nice all around. The room was cozy and the bed was comfortable. The patio area is nice to relax and offers an exceptional view. Staff members were extremely nice and helpful. Will definitely return.

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riverboatmadison, General Manager at Riverboat Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. We can't wait to see you again! Terry More 

Sarasota
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71 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This is a well-located old style hotel in charming Madison. It could be so much better if it had a complete makeover. Our room was small and basic, which was OK. However the lines were so old and cheap they were like gauze. The room had a distinct odor that we couldn't identify. It was probably from dampness, but we're... More 

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riverboatmadison, General Manager at Riverboat Inn and Suites, responded to this review

I am so sorry for your experience. It's not the norm and certainly not what we strive to achieve. Humidity has been a real problem this summer. We have numerous humidifiers in the rooms to keep them fresh and dry feeling. We are particular about the bedding. We really try hard to make sure that all of our beds are... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are an American-owned hotel. We try hard to be the best we can be. All our rooms are individually decorated with the cutest amenities. Flat screen TVs, pillow top beds, fireplaces, hardwood floors, mini refrigerators, microwaves, free breakfast on weekends, free wi-fi, live music on Sat.evening, full lounge, and much more. Our riverfront patios are enclosed and heated in the winter so you can enjoy the view even if it is cold! We are Madison's only riverfront hotel and just minutes walking distance to historic downtown Madison. Lets us know ahead of time and we will pick you up at the Madison airport or marina.We can also take you downtown or pick you up if you let us know.We also have 2/3/and 4 bedroom condos on the property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverboat Inn and Suites

Address: 906 E First St, Madison, IN 47250
Region: United States > Indiana > Madison
Price Range: ₹ 4,446 - ₹ 10,943 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 49
Also Known As:
Riverboat Hotel Madison
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“Ask for room with view of the river and upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles StargazerMelbourne, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Main hotel has the best view of the river and that is where all the activities are conducted. Upper lever are larger and roomy”
 of 5 bubbles Linda2147, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“River-view decks enjoy guest mingling and entertainment until about 10pm”
 of 5 bubbles katiew995, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the main hotel corner rooms best second floor.”
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 of 5 bubbles 454stephanier, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you can get a room that faces the river, that would be nice.”
 of 5 bubbles SherriB944, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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