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Kentucky
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Very nice small hotel directly on the river which offers an excellent location for fishing or for just kicking back and relaxing. Close to bait shop, grocery, and restaurants. Rooms and grounds are clean and beds were comfortable. Wifi, coffee maker, refrigerator, and microwave in room was an added bonus. Plenty of outdoor seating to watch the river and grills...

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Melissa_and_Rod_RB, Owner at Riverbend Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you for posting such a nice review! As owners, we are always available to our guests and we do have lots of suggestions for activities and restaurants. I'm glad you will be returning, come back soon!

Reviewed 13 July 2016

Not the newest hotel but the rooms are spotless and have fridges/microwaves/coffee makers. Linens, blankets, bedspreads all seemed very clean as well-I am very picky when it comes to this! My highest priorities for any hotel are a clean/quiet room and this one certainly delivered at an excellent price. I think all rooms have a beautiful view of the river....

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Melissa_and_Rod_RB, Owner at Riverbend Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent and detailed review! A lot of other guests will find your review very helpful. We are very picky ourselves about cleanliness so I'm glad it is appreciated. Peak leaf color is typically mid-October to early November here, so please come see us then!

Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 11 July 2016

My family stayed 3 nights and had a wonderful time. The owners were extremely friendly and treated us like family and had great recommendations for local restaurants and attractions. We all had an awesome time whitewater rafting. The room was so clean I hated to return to my own home! The location on the river was very peaceful and relaxing...

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Melissa_and_Rod_RB, Owner at Riverbend Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you for posting such a nice review! We work very hard to ensure that each room and the grounds are very clean so it's really nice that you mentioned it. Please come back and see us soon!

Reviewed 9 July 2016

My new wife and I had just spent a week up in a mountain cabin and planned to spend the next week somewhere closer to town. We didn't really anticipate anywhere in the small town of Bryson City that would be as nice or as private as our little cabin. Thankfully, we were wrong! He stopped by 6 other hotel/lodging...

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Melissa_and_Rod_RB, Owner at Riverbend Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent review! I'm glad you weren't too bothered by us bringing the plumbers in. We really hated to disturb you, especially on your honeymoon, but we were afraid the problem would get worse. Definitely come back and see us again soon!

Fort Myers Florida
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We planned to stay one night, but like it so much we stayed four nights! SUPER clean Great prices Fabulous location on the calm river I look forward to going back again soon So convenient to grocery store and Bryson City NC

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Melissa_and_Rod_RB, Owner at Riverbend Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We would love to have you back...the fall is beautiful along this river!

Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Very clean, friendly staff/owners, and beautiful setting on the river. Also very close to town. My wife and I stayed here on own anniversary and really enjoyed our stay. What was really good was they only have a few rooms so not very crowded. Only complaint was since it rained and the rooms face each other the guy across the...

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Melissa_and_Rod_RB, Owner at Riverbend Lodging, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your anniversary here! I'm sorry about the smoking situation. We have moved the ashtrays to tables farther away from the guest room doors to try to prevent smoke from getting into rooms but it's impossible to fully control. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 22 June 2016

This place was lovely. There are not a lot of rooms compared to large chain hotels, so the property is quiet and homey feeling. We could see the river out our windows, and there was a sitting area outside to enjoy it. The room was nicer than I'd expected, with a large mini-fridge, coffee maker and coffee, microwave, TV, nice...

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Melissa_and_Rod_RB, Owner at Riverbend Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent review! We love this location and the wonderful views of the river so we are happy that you enjoyed them as well. We look forward to having you visit again!

Reviewed 14 June 2016

Lovely place for a short Anniversary trip with my Love! This is a perfect lodge for any length of time per visit. Fresh linens and all everyday! Family owned and they are simply the best! The view was spectacular outside our window!

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Melissa_and_Rod_RB, Owner at Riverbend Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your anniversary here and would love to have you back again!

Denver, North Carolina
Reviewed 29 May 2016

The motel was as an older motel that had been renovated. The management at this motel was awesome. The lodging was super clean right on the water with a grill and deck. There was a park located on one side of the location , Shopping and dinning areas were located nearby. it was a fun weekend.

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Melissa_and_Rod_RB, Owner at Riverbend Lodging, responded to this review

We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us! As new owners, we are still changing and making improvements so we hope to see you back again soon. Thank you for visiting and taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

The new owner was very helpful and nice! The location was beautiful and the room was very clean and nice! I will be recommending this place to everyone and will be coming back soon! Can't beat the rates or the scenery! Make sure to ask the owners what kind of activities they recommend!

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Melissa_and_Rod_RB, Owner at Riverbend Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. And your pictures are wonderful, thanks for adding them! We do hope to see you again soon!

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Riverbend Lodging on the Tuckasegee River is a small, family-owned property with motel rooms, a cedar cabin, and a 2 story cottage available for rent. All rooms offer a microwave, small refrigerator, a coffee maker, and access to several charcoal grills. The cabin also has a stovetop for cooking, the cottage has a full kitchen. The property offers all guests access to the fishing deck, the river, and beautiful river views. The location is very convenient to Bryson City, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park entrance, entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Nantahala National Forest and Outdoor Center, and the Tsali Recreation Area. This offers guests easy access to hiking, biking, rafting, kayaking, tubing, mining, and many other outdoor activities. Also nearby are Harrahs Casino in Cherokee, the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, the Nantahala Brewing Company, and an assortment of wonderful shops and restaurants! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverbend Lodging

Address: 470 Highway 19 S, Bryson City, NC 28713-9541
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Bryson City
Price Range: ₹ 5,247 - ₹ 9,716 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Riverbend Lodging 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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