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“Best price value opp at a weekend”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Riverside Inn

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Riverside Inn
Ranked #32 of 34 Hotels in Moab
Hamburg, Germany
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“Best price value opp at a weekend”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2011

We arrived in Moab on a Saturday afternoon and all the Motels in town were 120 $ up. The Riverside Motel is about 1.5 miles out of town and was the best choice ever. For 79$ we had a very nice Pool with Jacuzzi, a clean and comfort room and breakfast included! I will go there again during my next visit in Moab. For sure!

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled solo
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2011

The hotel is clean, the breakfast generous, the price reasonable for Moab and when a problem over which he had no control arose at 3am, manager Jung went out of his way to accommodate us. We would definitely recommend the hotel to other travelers and stay here again ourselves.

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled with friends
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San Francisco
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2010

We stayed for two nights. The staff was professional and helpful. The location was close to the Arch National Park,( only 3 miles away).The the breakfast were good coffee Comfortable room, We have great stay.

  • Stayed November 2010, travelled as a couple
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Ft Lauderdale
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2010

My friend and I stayed at the Riverside Inn in Moab, Utah and had a VERY CREEPY and INHOSPITABLE experience. This is what happened:

(1) We had just woke up, left the bathroom returning to the bed and discovered A HUGE SPIDER right on the bed we just left !!!!!! The OWNER IS TOO CHEAP TO AIR CONDITION THE HALLWAYS so the hallway doors are left wide open on the first floor - letting in all the bugs, etc. Our spider was so big and tough that the bug spray couldn't kill it. We had to squash it with a newspaper. We didn't know squashing it would cause the SPIDER TO GIVE BIRTH TO HUNDREDS OF BABY SPIDERS RIGHT THERE ON THE BED!!!! It makes me itchy just thinking about this.

(2) When you are looking for spiders don't bother looking for a Welcome Mat - It's Gone! I doubt they ever had one. But you can't miss all of the RUDE SIGNS posted throughout the place telling you to "DO THIS" and "DO THAT" or "DON'T DO THIS" and "DON'T DO THAT". The frowning, GRUMPY FRONT DESK PEOPLE act like they are DOING YOU A FAVOR to do their job. This is why we started calling the Riverside Inn the "Get the F out of Here Hotel".

(3) Normally at a decent hotel you would find a working swimming pool for their guests - especially when it is a major holiday weekend with weather in the 90's . Not at the Riverside Inn - there you have another sign - this one said POOL CLOSED. I believe that the owner purposely closed the pool so he wouldn't have to clean the pool before or after the guests used it.

When we booked this hotel we were looking for an inexpensive place to stay for 2 nights over Labor Day Weekend (Total $192 for 2 nights). Well, we weren't expecting a 5 star resort but at least it should have been inhabitable (for humans) for $96/night !

My recommendation is to stay somewhere else in Moab. I have attached some pictures of the parks in the area. Only if you're desperate and falling asleep at the wheel would I say to stop here!!!! I hope you enjoy the town of Moab and the breathtaking scenery in Southern Utah BUT just keep ON DRIVING PAST the Riverside Inn - otherwise known as the "Get the F Out of Here Hotel" !

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled with friends
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2010

My husband and I arrived in Moab on a Saturday afternoon without a hotel reservation. Big mistake, as we had to settle for a smoking room at the Riverside Inn. Other than the smell of the smoke, our room was fine, though there were some carpet stains and some holes in the sheets. But the bed was comfortable and the room very clean. The second night we stayed, we were able to change to a non-smoking room and everything in that room was great. No stains, no holes in the sheets and extremely clean. If that had been the extent of our stay there, I would have rated the motel fairly high. But a few days later, on our way back from sightseeing, we stopped there again for one night and although the room was clean, the sheets were stained with what looked like blood. It's hard to believe that those sheets hadn't been thrown away and replaced. The motel is definitely dated, needs new carpet and sheets, but it was extremely clean. Having said that, I would never return, because the sheet situation was just inexcusable. The continental breakfast was very basic- cereal,oatmeal,watermelon,some not very good pastries,oj and coffee. Overall, this is an inexpensive,roadside motel that would be adequate if they would just buy some new sheets and replace the carpet.

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled as a couple
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2010

The room was clean & comfortable, the staff was helpful and the price was right! Oh and the fridge in our room and free breakfast were a big plus.

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled as a couple
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Moscow
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2010

The hotel is average, although the breakfast is outstandung for American hotels. They in Riverside Inn even offer sausage and cheese plate for free!
The price of 90 dollars a night is very high for a room in this hotel, but it still was a cheapest option I could find in May.
It's my second stay in this hotel and all in all I'm satisfied with it.

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled solo
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Additional Information about Riverside Inn

Property: Riverside Inn
Address: 988 N Highway 191, Moab, UT 84532-2155 (Formerly Best Inn Moab)
Region: United States > Utah > Moab
Amenities:
Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #32 of 34 Hotels in Moab
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Riverside Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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