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Isle of Wight, Virginia, United States
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33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2012

The Greater Elkins, WV area has some spectacular national forest areas that are well worth exploring. The Vine Cabin that we stayed in was along the banks of the Cheat River. Stay here for the hot tub, privacy, and proximity to the River. The cabin needs TLC, infrastructural capital improvements, and better housekeeping. When we arrived the heat and lights... More 

1 Thank Todd B
search&rescue, Manager at Cheat River Lodge and Riverside Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid review. Keeping it in perspective for those using this review, price in regard to the amenities offered should be a consideration. Our cabins offer upgrades in 'every' aspect for not much more than the nearby Holiday Inn Express @ $144/night and Hampton @ $119/night.Neither rooms mentioned have cooking facilities, living room, or multiple bedrooms. The... More 

Villa Park, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2012

Right on the Cheat River with a beautiful view! Not to far out of Elkins. rocking chairs on the screened in porches to relax and enjoy the view. accommodations were clean and comfortable. Lots to do in the area.

Thank Judy R
gulf breeze, fl
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2012

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the Rhodie cabin at Cheat River Lodge. The reservation process, access to key and stack of firewood waiting for us, started our two night stay perfectly. We arrived at night, in a very dark area, free powerful street lighting. We found the cabin well-stocked and in good repair. The bedding was... More 

2 Thank pattytheharper
Columbus, Oho
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26 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2012

We stayed in the "Big Poplar" cabin. The cabin is very nice and in decent shape. The location, if you are looking for seclusion, is wonderful. The Cheat River is a few feet from the back deck. Elkins is just minutes away for groceries, fuel and restaurants. The cabin is a little over an hour from Dolly Sods and Seneca... More 

Thank DocRT
almost heaven
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2012

Our family of 4 had a room for 2 nights in the lodge. It was clean and quiet. The river made a nice background noise at night. Location for Fall foliage was great. It would be convenient to reserve the place with a credit card, but it takes mailing in a check with a deposit to get a reservation. Then... More 

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search&rescue, Owner at Cheat River Lodge and Riverside Cabins, responded to this review

In the ocean of franchise hotels/motels, not many small family owned lodges have survived. We are a relic. Travel, like shopping malls can become homogenized whereas little variety exists. Throughout the 30 years of ownership we have morphed to meet the needs of the patrons who frequent our business. The Lodge rooms originally served hunters/fisherman. We added individual cabins for... More 

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42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2012 via mobile

What a quiet, restful place for a retreat. The swinging vine is a log cabin, and has 2 bedrooms, kitchen, living room, deck, grill and hot tub, as well as a small beach area ralong the Cheat River. It is very close to Monongahelia National Forest, and also near the town of Elkins, which has a grocery store and gas... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2012

Our stay near Elkins, WV in the Cheat River Lodge was a wonderful autumn get-away. The view across the road from the lodge was complete with glorious sights and soothing sounds. We stayed in a kitchenette room with 2 double beds and small cable TV. Very economical. It was cozy and clean - perfect for a home base breakfast and... More 

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Freeport, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2012

It was an enjoyable overnight stay. We arrived after the office had closed but my key was located just specified in my confirmation. The lodge is located just a short way from the main road so it is quite peaceful and rustic. The room was spacious. We had a room with a kitchenette. Overall, the room was quite clean. We... More 

Thank OffAgain22
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34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2012

This is not a Marriott Residence Inn, it is rustic and aged. But it is reasonably comfortable, reasonably priced, and the folks are accomodating. It's in the woods, so expect bugs and critters, but we found none in our room.

Thank LandRoamer2
Erie, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2012

Worked out well for us! Understand this is very rustic and it's been around awhile, it's not a Hilton Garden Inn if that's your level of comparison. It's in the woods, and across from a beautiful stream, so there's bugs and critters around, we had none in our room, but I wouldn't totally freak if I did. I had a... More 

2 Thank Craig K

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cheat River Lodge Properties are a privately owned and operated, non-commercial vacation destination on the banks of the Cheat River. Large riverside homes and cabins are available with a private hot tub. Lodge suites are also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cheat River Lodge and Riverside Cabins

Address: Route 1, Elkins, WV 26241-0115
Region: United States > West Virginia > Elkins
Price Range: ₹ 5,198 - ₹ 6,361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“For the true nature lover”
 of 5 bubbles jimkettren, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“This was a cabin - not a hotel - it had one bedroom with a queen bed and bunks to accommodate two more people”
 of 5 bubbles 756marylua, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“View of the river”
 of 5 bubbles Jennifer052275, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Not a good value for the money spent. Look elsewhere.”
 of 5 bubbles Lyne_23, 26 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Bring fire starter for the wood burning stove.”
  • Another bedroom with cozy atmosphere and bed.
  • Bed rooms with comfortable beds.
 of 5 bubbles theresal735, 27 Aug 2015 | Read review
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