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Escanaba, Michigan
Reviewed 13 October 2016

If you love walking downtown and to the beach, this is the place to stay. Rooms are a bit older and small, but clean. Staff is very nice and accommodating. Stay in a river view room and you get a picnic table and grill. Take the river walk path to downtown or beach,

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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Though they are both operated by the same people. The Riverside motel is considerably different from the little Riverside motel. Be aware of that. The Riverside was a small room with no frills. We were happy it had a shower. Now it was clean and well kept. But it was expensive for what we got. It was a last resort...

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Midland, Michigan
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We were coming to the area for a concert and procrastinated until the Riverside was the only motel we could afford. We were allowed to check in early,which was very helpful.Staff was extremely accommodating and friendly. Our room did not have a river view except for through the bathroom window. The room was dated but clean. The bed was less...

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Thank Raymond H
South Bend, Indiana
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Close to the highway. Very noisey with semis passing bye all night. Beds need new mattresses. Won't be back. Had to climb stairs with luggage and cooler. No elevator. No desk help in the pm. No ice machines. Patio furniture very uncomfortable.

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Thank Linda M
Schaumburg, Illinois
Reviewed 21 June 2016

I stayed at this hotel in June 2016. The first room they tried to give me had been broken into by having the screen cut and the window pushed open. The caretaker was concerned but simply retrieved the key to the adjacent room and continued my check-in. When I arrived at my new room the first thing I did was...

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Thank mmareci
Plymouth, Michigan
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We stumbled upon this place and are sure glad that we did. The location is not only convenient but offers a nice view of the water. Our room was clean and everything was in working order. Staff was pleasant and accommodating. Would definitely stay again!

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Thank Pamela848
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 19 July 2015

This place is a dump. Paid over $130 for a non-river view. The rooms are old. I know it was not cleaned very well b/c there was a Graham cracker underneath my bed. The lamp was dusty. The carpet is disgusting and filthy. The bathroom floor was slippery weird. This room should not be $130, more like $50. The front...

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5Thank Gabriela L
Montrose, Michigan
Reviewed 29 June 2015

My husband and I stayed at this motel for a night away without the kids. We were looking for something relatively cheap near the Little River Casino and only paid $99 for the room. We had a single queen room and it served it's purpose as somewhere to just sleep. The room was very small, but clean and neat with...

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Thank brtndr403
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Absolutely charming we came for the Hops and Props in Manistee. So happy we chose the Riverside Motel the room was clean had a view of the lake and was pet friendly too for a great value! I would highly recommend this to anyone beats the Traverse city prices and not far from there. Bryan was very friendly and helpful.

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1Thank Therese K
Reviewed 2 September 2014 via mobile

Just stayed here over Labor Day Weekend. I booked the room a few months ago and felt like I was taking a gamble because the room was inexpensive and the motel didn't have a website. Based on the previous reviews it didn't seem so bad. I loved it! The whole place has been recently remodeled. The owner/innkeeper Bryan was super...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Riverside Motel & Marina

Address: 520 Water St, Manistee, MI 49660-1532
Region: United States > Michigan > Manistee County > Manistee
Price Range: ₹ 4,016 - ₹ 10,142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Riverside Motel & Marina 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Get a river view room.”
 of 5 bubbles brandym106, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have river views.Discuss with management when making reservations.”
 of 5 bubbles raymondh55, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Try to find a another place to stay in Manistee.”
 of 5 bubbles gabsterlamb, 18 Jul 2015 | Read review
“upper room lake view”
 of 5 bubbles 39theresek, 14 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Get a river view room. It's well worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles gomer36, 8 Jun 2014 | Read review
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