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Belleville, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice rooms looking out on the Jacks Fork River, for only half-price in the off-season. This place would have rated a 5, if not for the internet being down, and the family that runs the place being gone due to an apparent emergency. Despite the absence, they still had the room ready for us, open, and checked-in. The resort's... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Ridiculously overpriced. We paid $600 for two nights, and it is at best should have been $250. We go to Eminence every year and will never stay there again. We were supposed to have a kitchenette, but there was a microwave and no other utensils or supplies.

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Thank Susan L
Saint Louis, Missouri
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This is a cute resort. The unique art sets the place apart. The owners and staff were friendly but unintrusive. The room was a bit tight and pretty bland for the price. I enjoyed the river view/access. We loved jumping from the bridge. And they're cats gave us a warm welcome. We were able to float right up to the... More 

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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53 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

This was our second time to stay at The River's Edge Resort. We enjoyed it, in spite of a problem with the mattress. They quickly resolved the issue. It's very convenient if you are there to float on the river. Already want to go back! This is not a Marriott, Hilton, or Hyatt type of hotel, but it's perfect for... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

Great place to stay if you are canoeing on the Jack's Fork. Its a family run place in a good location. My room was very comfortable and clean, bed was comfy. Shower worked good. Has a cabin like feel. The river is right in front of the motel so you can sit on the balcony and relax and enjoy the... More 

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Weston
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2015

Stayed here at Rivers Edge for three nights (October 13-15, 2015). The 2 bedroom suite that I stayed in for $149 per night was a rip-off because the bed linen on both beds had NOT been changed when the last occupant of the room checked out. Both beds had a lot of human hair on the sheets and pillow cases.... More 

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Columbia
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This was a cute, comfortable place to stay. The owners were friendly. It was very clean. We used the fire pit and barbecue grill on the side they allow pets which is what we were looking for. They also have cabins and a path down to the river's edge. They have free wifi but service was spotty. We would stay... More 

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Thank Rhonda H
Illinois
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

The motel is very clean and well kept. The owners are peculiar. It seems as though they have come to believe they own the river. It appears that their efforts to protect their side of the river from erosion have pushed the river to the opposite bank and seriously undercut the opposite bank. I think they hauled in truck loads... More 

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welltraveledmo, Owner at River's Edge Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review, the river in front of the main building changed course because of gravel mining without respect of the vegetation over two decades ago. We tried to stop it and it was permitted by the U S Corps of Engineers and a lot of large trees were dozed out to get more gravel. This was... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

It seems as though like a few others on this site I am not alone in stating the owners of this establishment were down right rude and unaware of how to properly deal with customers and problems that may occur. I will start by saying our our first trip here was pleasant. The room was pretty clean and we had... More 

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Newton, Kansas
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Reviewed 11 August 2015

we have visiting eminence several times a year for over two decades and always have always stayed at river's edge and it has wonderful every time. The owners have always been great hosts and very helpful. The resort has grown through the years and has been done so nicely along the river with unique iron artwork everywhere. The rooms have... More 

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Additional Information about River's Edge Resort

Address: HCR 1, Hwy 19, Eminence, MO 65466
Region: United States > Missouri > Eminence
Number of rooms: 32
Also Known As:
River's Edge Resort Eminence, Missouri
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“Website should help you choose whether you want a motel-style room, or one of their many canins.”
 of 5 bubbles georgehT4963UG, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We had a large group & took both cabins, which are identical with lots of privacy inside and outside.”
 of 5 bubbles CStarSC, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“If you want to be overlooking the river, the River Cabins are located on the river!”
 of 5 bubbles Regina573, 15 Jun 2015 | Read review
“they have a wide variety of accomadations check out their website”
 of 5 bubbles maynerdh, 9 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Each cabin is different. A few do not have their own bathroom and you share one, but several do have a built-in bathroom. Hotel rooms are a good value but don't have a river view.”
  • Campfire at Jack's Cabin and view of the river beyond.
 of 5 bubbles formykids135, 23 Aug 2014 | Read review
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