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“Great Anniversary”
Review of Country River Inn

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Country River Inn
Ranked #1 of 4 Fayetteville B&B and Inns
Rock Hill
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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“Great Anniversary”
Reviewed 27 August 2012 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience at Country River Inn. When we first arrived we were greeted by a beautiful little dog who came up barking and tail wagging and escorted us to the check in desk, and then helped the owner take us to our room, at which point she stopped at the door, she is trained to not go in the rooms. We sat by the pool and hot tub and enjoyed the weather.the next morning we had breakfast,wow what a feast! We left our adventure and are planning another one as soon as we can. Also.....they have ducks named lemon and lime!what a hoot, even though the inn keeper is not a home grown wv guy, his wife is and they are delightful!the dogs name is Polly precious, and that she is! Thanks to rick and wife and Polly, we will be back soon!!!!!!!! Richard and Victoria fisher of spring hill, wv . I would recommend this b and b to every one !

Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Ohio
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Reviewed 18 August 2012

We just got back from a couple nights at this Inn. Really enjoyed the quiet time and the very clean room! Central location to everything you could want food, wonderful trails, The Gorge and shopping. Rick and his wife own the place and they are nice people. Breakfast was very nice! I especially liked their dog Polly! Nice pool and clean hot tub. I would definitely stay again!

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with family
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 17 August 2012

Booked this hotel based on Trip Advisor recommendations. Driving up my wife had concerns and was already on guard. Its an old brick school house with a little sign that says Country River Inn. Inside was very pleasant however and the rooms were very clean and comfortable. We wanted to stay off the beaten path and avoid the package hotels on our adventure vacation to the New river Gorge. Beds were comfortable, bathrooms clean, small refrigerator, cable and I believe a small microwave. Rick and Lois run this as a bed and breakfast and there are only 6 rooms but they are very hospitable and Rick was there for breakfast every morning and I really enjoyed chatting with him. They made sausage, eggs and biscuits every morning (except one) and they have a very friendly and very clean dog named Polly that we enjoyed. The pool and hot tub are small but again very clean and after a day of hiking or rafting the hot tub was a great place to relax. Not for those that want fancy amenities but a great place to experience the area and meet new people (the owners). Close to Cantrell Rafting and 2 miles from Fayetteville where there are some nice little restaurants. I'd stay there again.

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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with family
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Narrows, VA
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Reviewed 16 August 2012

My husband and I went to Fayetteville for a one-night stay to go white water rafting for our 22nd anniversary. There are not very many places to stay in the area if you don't want to camp, but I was thrilled to find this little haven. We arrived mid-day on Thursday for check-in. We were greeted almost immediately by our hostess. She quickly checked us in and then asked what our plans were and if we needed any help locating places. She gave us great directions to our white water rafting location. They provide a sheet of local restaurants with an overview of what each one offers. They even give you their opinion of what is good. We unfortunately didn't choose one of their food options and so had only mediocre barbque at Old Hickory. Since it was our anniversary, they gave us the honeymoon suite. This suite was quite large with two queen size beds. Everything was very neat and clean. If I had any issues with the room, it would only be that there was only a shower, no tub... but that really wasn't an issue.

They asked what our schedule was for the next day and upon finding out we had to be at our rafting local at 8:00 a.m. stated that they would have breakfast waiting for us at 7:30 the next morning. True to her word, a delicious homemade breakfast of scrambled eggs, sausage, hashbrowns, biscuits, coffee and juice were ready shortly after we arrived in the dining room.

I appreciate their kindness and hospitality. My only regret is we were only able to stay one night.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with family
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Ohio
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Reviewed 3 August 2012

My family stayed one night and the hosts were very friendly. The decor is pretty plain but the beds are pretty comfortable! The rooms are very large with nice bathrooms. Every place there is very clean - a nice feeling. The inn is easy to find and convenient to many outdoor options in the gorge. We needed to leave early the next morning and the hosts made sure we had breakfast options before we left.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with family
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ohio
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Reviewed 30 June 2012

We stayed one night with friends in late June. Rooms were large and very clean. Rick was a great host and very accomodating in every way. Breakfast was good and filling. I would eagerly recommend the Country River Inn.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Washington, DC
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Reviewed 4 June 2012

The name "Country River Inn" brings visions of a quaint log cabin nestled among trees and perched next to a beautiful river; the reality is that the name is a bit misleading. The "inn" is really a re-purposed school just outside of downtown Fayetteville. But don't get me wrong, this place does not have the sterile locker-flanked halls of your awkward adolescence. Rather, it's a comfortable way station for relaxing on the deck by the pool or Jacuzzi before retiring to the most clean and comfortable "classroom" you've ever slept in.

The owners of this re-purposed school were friendly and flexible when we arrived after our estimated check-in time, and again when we spent a morning hiking and requested a late check-out (~2PM). Our well-equipped "classroom" was on the second floor (#4) and included a microwave and mini-fridge. The complimentary breakfast passed the grade with scrambled eggs, 2 sausage links, a hash brown patty, a biscuit, as well as orange juice and watermelon; definitely above and beyond continental style expectations. Overall, this will be the most comfortable and friendly school experience you've ever had.

If you're looking for a convenient launch pad for exploring Fayetteville and the New River Gorge, this is the only place I can recommend in the area!

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Country River Inn

Property: Country River Inn
Address: 9060 Gatewood Rd, Fayetteville, WV 25840-9005
Region: United States > West Virginia > Fayetteville
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Fayetteville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Country River Inn provides clean and comfortable accommodations in a quiet country setting. All of our rooms are non smoking with a private bath and walk in rain showers, 2 queen beds, microwave, refrigerator, cable TV, individually controlled heat/AC, and free wireless internet. ... more   less 

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