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Paris, France
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We always receive a nice welcoming at this motel. The restaurant nearby if convenient. The prices are attractive. We stayed twice. In one of the rooms, the air-conditionning was to loud. The washbasin was cracked and the floor was not very clean. The linen in the bed and the room were clean. There were too much furniture in the room....

1Thank Dominique G
Reviewed 19 September 2016

My husband and I stayed there for a week in October last year. What a wonderful place to stay. We have stayed at many places, but this one is one you will remember. From the lobby staff to the maids, they are so friendly and respectful. Unlike some of the cookie cutter motels/hotels, your beds are made with clean sheets...

Thank Sue F
Lansdale, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Our room was definitely dated. The tub and shower surround were badly stained (see photo). The towels and toilet paper felt like sandpaper. The carpet felt sticky and had some obvious cigarette burns. The bathroom floor mat was torn. The room did have a microwave and refrigerator, but they are squeezed in as an afterthought. There was a flat screen...

1Thank buonaforchetta
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 10 July 2016

My family were relocating to San Antonio from Wisconsin, and it was extremely late so we decided to get a room at the river forest inn. From the looks of the motel it had seen it's better days. The lady at the check in was extremely nice and helpful. We checked into our room and to our surprise it was...

2Thank Roger B
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I have been staying here a couple times a year for several years. The owners have always been very nice and friendly. The hotel is an older hotel but the rooms that I have stayed in were updated and very roomy. Rooms have always been clean, towels smelled and looked clean, air conditioner worked great. I will always stay at...

2Thank suzy h
Osborn, Missouri
Reviewed 24 May 2016

The room appeared clean, and smelled clean when we walked in, and the check in was very quick. The room was also very spacious. However, the highway noise was terrible. There weren't enough blankets on the bed. The carpet felt sticky. Several light bulbs were burned out. The a/c filter was completely clogged. The bathroom hadn't been cleaned well in...

2Thank Amber S
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 10 February 2016

The place was not clean and pretty run down. We had stained washcloths and towels. They may have tried to update the rooms a bit with laminate flooring and a flat screen television, but would definitely not return.

2Thank Toothfairy311
Reviewed 16 January 2016

I can't say enough about this motel. It is beautifully kept and the staff is very friendly and go out of their way to please you. It is family owned and operated and they live on the grounds. There is a Thai restaurant on the property that serves excellent food with views of the river. The rooms are huge and...

1Thank Patrick L
Athens, Texas
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Well, here we go again...back to Belton with the familia! As always hostess extraordinaire Sue was very accommodating. I got my SPECIAL room #126. We also had two other rooms across from mine. We brought our furry family as well. We and our doggies loved our morning walks by the Leon River. Our room had ALL the amenities we needed...

2Thank Chantal V
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 9 August 2015

just stayed here when we had the convention in belton expo center for 2 nights,its not too bad but its very outdated,the bathroom is a little dirty when we check in and when somebody clean it the next day,its still remain the same...though the staff are very nice

2Thank det70

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The River Forest Inn, located in Belton Texas, is just off highway I-35, backing the Leon River. The property has plenty of space for bus or boat parking, and a separate lawn area for BBQ or other outdoor activities. The hotel is located centrally between Killeen and Temple, and is 5 minutes away from the Temple Mall, and dozens of other restaurants. Our spacious rooms feature both wired and wireless internet access, and 76 TV channels inlcuding: HBO, CNN, Comedy Central, ESPN, ESPN2, and more. Free continental breakfast is served every morning from 6:00 to 10:00am. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River Forest Inn

Address: 1414 E 6th Ave, Belton, TX 76513-2868
Region: United States > Texas > Belton
Price Range: £59 - £69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — River Forest Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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“We like to be close to the office. That was the room we choose.”
 of 5 bubbles , 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I would avoid this hotel unless price is your only consideration.”
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  • Example of stains in shower surround
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 of 5 bubbles buonaforchetta, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“any room is great”
 of 5 bubbles O1188DErogerb, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room #126 it is roomy, has a classic wall mural and an extra door to thee pool in back, great for dog walking! We enjoyed the Salt Pool...the only one in Belton! Yeah! No chlorine!”
 of 5 bubbles 258chantalw, 17 Sep 2014 | Read review
“first floor cabana rooms are best...get one near pool”
 of 5 bubbles rcoats, 30 Jul 2014 | Read review
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