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“A convenient, affordable and quiet place to stay”
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Riverdale Motel
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Portland
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“A convenient, affordable and quiet place to stay”
Reviewed 15 June 2002

I have stayed at the Riverdale Motel many times over the years and felt the need to reply to a review I saw on this site. The reviewer is obviously basing their opinion solely on what they have seen driving past the Riverdale. The motel is made up of two buildings. The older building(a Portland landmark for well over 50 years) faces the road and sometimes people think that s all there is to the place. The second building is newer and set back off the road, making it a very quiet place to stay. I have never had any problems with the other guests and neither have my children. The parking lots are well lit and all entrances to the buildings are easily visible. The main building is equipped with security cameras which can be monitored from the front desk, which is staffed 24 hours a day. There is even complientary coffee and pastry offered in the office in the mornings. There may not be a lot to do within walking distance of the Riverdale, but most of Connecticut is within a 30 minute drive. It's one of the only places to stay on that side of the river and is a lot easier to get into than the hotels associated with the casinos (which are about 45 minutes away), not to mention more affordable. I know I may sound a little effusive and almost like I'm trying to advertise the Riverdale, but I have had nothing but good experiences in my stays there. In fact, during one of my stays there was a group of nuns in the rooms down the hall. Not exactly the seedy types another reviewer would have you believe frequent this establishment.

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Property: Riverdale Motel
Address: 1503 Portland Cobalt Rd, Portland, CT 06480-1797
Region: United States > Connecticut > Portland
Amenities:
Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Portland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 44

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