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Machias River Inn

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New Hampshire
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had business in Machias, and there are no chain hotels there. I got in to town late and found the Machias River Inn. I nice young man helped me check in promptly, and I got a room with two double beds. The room was clean, the linens were fresh. The bathroom was in good shape, and the shower worked...

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the detailed review. I am glad you found our staff to be friendly and your room clean and comfortable. As you pointed out, our location is a big plus; right in the center of Machias, sandwiched between renowned Helen's Restaurant and the beautiful Machias River We hope to see you again soon. Regards, Shelley

Machias, Maine
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

had a great time walking around the quaint little town on the coast. Hotel staff was friendly & maid service was outstanding-especially Marla. We have stayed here a number of times, & will always come back!

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I will pass your kind words on to Marla. We have recently promoted her to Head Housekeeper. She's a keeper, for sure. I hope your husband had a successful hunt. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Shelley

Presque Isle, Maine
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Other than the night clerk being short and pretty much in an overall crappy mood, the rest of out stay was delightful. There are several restaurants nearby and there is a bridge with vendors selling stuff a block away in the summer time.

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I apologize for the night clerk. There is no excuse and I will certainly address this with her. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Shelley

Bangor, Maine
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The suite was like a huge apartment! I loved it! The view of the river was a bonus and I love that it had a washer and dryer in the bathroom. The staff was friendly, professional, and knowledgable. Awesome!

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the awesome review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay in one of our suites. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Shelley

Camden, Maine
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We only stayed for one night. Very nice place to stay. People were very friendly and nice and clean room. But the bed needed to be replaced. We would stay here again. We ate at Hellens, which is right next door and it was so great.

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It's always nice to hear that our guests have enjoyed their stay. We look forward to seeing again soon. Cheers, Shelley

Yemassee, SC
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Beautiful view from room over the river. The room was very basic, but clean. Good mattress! Clean bathrooms. Towels a little thin. Having Helen's Restaurant next door was a bonus. They have great food.

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon. Regards, Shelley

Moyock
Reviewed 11 October 2016

My sisters and I stayed in the Machias River Inn in the first week of October. The sliding door in the back of the room opened to a view of the Machias River. The morning sunrise was beautiful. The room was very clean with need of only a little updating. The room had all of the listed amenities. The bed...

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. I am glad that you and your sister enjoyed your stay with us. There is nothing quite like a Machias River sunrise. I'm delighted that you were able to experience it. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Shelley

Silverton, Oregon
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in room 14. This room is very old and felt dirty. The door to the room barely closed..had to kick it closed. The room rate was too high for a room of this caliber. I agree the mattresses were awful.

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

I am quite shocked by your review. A terrible review among dozens of 5 star reviews is puzzling to me. All of our rooms, including Room 14, have been renovated over the course of the last two years; new carpeting, new beds, new furniture, new linens. We pride ourselves on our cleanliness and are the only AAA approved motel in...

Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We are from North Carolina and are in Boothbay Harbor right now in our motorhome. We decided we wanted to explore the down east area but not in the motorhome. Because of Trip Advisor we selected Machias River Inn. We are so glad we did!! Mind you, we have not stayed in a motel, hotel, inn in 30 years due...

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. I am glad that you and your dogs enjoyed your stay with us. We understand that dogs are true members of the family and we are happy to welcome them and you. Thank you for choosing the Machias River Inn. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Shelley

Midland Park, New Jersey
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Enjoyed staying at Machias River Inn!! The rooms are quite spacious, clean and nicely decorated. In addition, a small fridge, a microwave, great Tv and coffee maker are provided. There are sliding glass doors to a nice patio and picnic tables. The view of the river is great. The people in the office are very pleasant and helpful with suggestions...

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Thank you so much for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Shelley

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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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Machias River Inn is conveniently located on Route 1 in the center of Machias. There are several restaurants, bars and stores within easy walking distance. We share the parking lot with famed Helen's Restaurant. We are directly across the street from the Sunrise Trail, a multi-use recreational trail. Our rooms are just feet away from the beautiful Machias River where you can view the sunrise from your patio door. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Machias River Inn

Address: 103 Main St, Machias, ME 04654-1149 (Formerly Machias Motor Inn)
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Machias
Price Range: £60 - £137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 39
Also Known As:
Machias Motor Hotel Machias
Machias River Inn Maine
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“balcony on the second floor joins all rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Big_Nummies76, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Each unit is one room deep giving you a view to the river.”
 of 5 bubbles MarianneT402, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I enjoyed the rooms facing the river”
  • outside of my room directly facing the Machias River
 of 5 bubbles twerk63, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms closest to office are within step of the river. You can park right at the door so loading/unloading is easy.”
 of 5 bubbles ABQfan, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“2 sleep rooms,living room,kitchen,terrace excellent view to the river”
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