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“Resort of last resort”
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River View Resort
Ranked #14 of 15 Bethel B&B and Inns
Maine
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4 reviews
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“Resort of last resort”
Reviewed 28 December 2008

We were looking for a place that was not at the Sunday River Ski area that would be family friendly and a good value. The staff has been most friendly and helpful, but that barely makes up for the appalling quality of the rooms, the endless noise of adjoining rooms and the 1950's decor. To date, not one of the five people in the condo were able to sleep due to the breathing from the neighboring rooms(apparently paper is the material of choice for the the walls), the screeching from the of the floors, and the generator sound from the mammoth RV parked just outside the door (made of crepe paper too). Hopefully one of us will collapse from exhaustion and get a nights sleep.

  • Liked — Location
  • Disliked — Noise, Noise, Noise
  • Stayed December 2008
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RiverviewBethel, Manager at River View Resort, responded to this review, 22 February 2011
We do apologize for the noise. Christmas week and Vacation Week in February are our absolute noisiest. We do everything we can to accommodate people at all times and especially during our high traffic periods, but sometimes there is nothing we can do. Again, our apologies.
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Property: River View Resort
Address: 357 Mayville Rd, Bethel, ME 04217-4412
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Region: United States > Maine > Bethel
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 15 B&Bs / Inns in Bethel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — River View Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 32
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The River View Resort is a great place to kick off a vacation in Western Maine’s premier 4-season playground. In winter you can enjoy the thrills of downhill and cross country skiing, snowmobiling and other winter activities. Summertime, you can improve your game with the area’s world-class golfing. Enjoy canoeing, rafting, kayaking or hiking the wilds of Maine. Melt your cares away in the hot tub or sauna. Any season of the year, our 80ºF indoor pool is a real treat. The friendly couple that manage the River View will supply you with kayaks, paddles and life vests for some down-home river fun.All guest accommodations at River View are two-bedroom suites that sleep 5. All of the suites are clean and comfortable. The master bedroom has two closets, ample bureau storage and a comfy queen-size bed. The second bedroom has two twin beds, bureau and closet storage. In good weather, sit on the wrap-around deck and just enjoy the beautiful countryside. Kitchens are fully equipped with pots, pans, silverware, dishes and more.. ... more   less 
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