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River Rest Bed and Breakfast - Birmingham

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Saint Henry, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This property is so beautiful! Very relaxing gorgeous views. Owners are lovely. Amazing breakfast. Thanks for your amazing hospitality. This is a great place to relax and unwind. The lake view is calming.

Thank KarenBruns
Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Beautiful and relaxing getaway. From the moment we walked in the door, the Mixon's made us feel right at home. Gorgeous views, peaceful and cozy rooms, and a world class breakfast cooked by Richard himself. The Mixon's are the most gracious and wonderful hosts you could ask for. There's also ample space outside with a beautiful deck, can't wait to...

Thank Tyler0025
richardmixon, Owner at River Rest Bed and Breakfast - Birmingham, responded to this review

Thank you Tyler. Y'all were a pleasure! May you complete your residency with expedience and excellence!

Franklin, Tennessee
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Imagine if the views of Cape Cod met the hospitality of the South. I didn't pass a window in the house that I didn't stop and stare out of, lost in thought and peace. The Mixons welcomed us into their home as if we'd been coming for years. We chatted and laughed and enjoyed a tour of every room. Unlike...

Thank Lindsey L
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Spent the weekend their at a home concert, great hospitality. The Mixon's and staff are the perfect host. Made us feel like we were at home. Great food, spotless room, perfect weekend. Cant wait to do it again!! Perfect place to get away.

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

we filmed a commercial there (because it's such a beautiful location) and stayed there for a night. it's about as nice as you can get. beautiful, comfortable, laid back and incredible hospitality. Richard is quite the chef and made us one heck of a breakfast. I strongly recommend River Rest.

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I needed a quick getaway for our anniversary and discovered this lovely gem nestled on the banks of the Coosa River. Richard and Ellen (the owners) were as warm and welcoming as if we were family. The room was comfortable and immaculately kept. And the breakfast!! Always surprisingly different and utterly delicious. The River Rest has just...

Thank Woofpupp
richardmixon, Owner at River Rest Bed and Breakfast - Birmingham, responded to this review

Thank y'all for your gracious review. Ellen and I appreciate you very much and we look forward to seeing y'all again--maybe pick a little guitar or nose next time--who knows maybe both!

Escondido, California
Reviewed 9 May 2013

That's what we were trying to find during our first visit to this beautiful state, and we did! The Mixons gave us an extraordinary experience: A warm welcome to their lovely home; a daily gourmet breakfast with incredible flavors; and information about the area for touring and finding a great dinner. Our best memory was sitting on the veranda and...

Thank John26mcjack
Granbury, Texas
Reviewed 7 January 2013

My husband & I spent two nights at this lovely B & B! We pulled into the driveway and Ellen was unloading groceries, she came over and greeted us like we were long lost family! She took us inside where Richard gave us the same feeling. They are the most gracious hosts. Richard prepares unbelievable breakfasts. The best part is...

2Thank Donna C
Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 11 November 2012

Ellen and Richard, the proprietors, were gracious and provided a wonderful get away for us. They welcomed us to join them in watching football, then recommended a fabulous restaurant for dinner. We returned to enjoy one of the most comfortable beds I have ever slept in! The breakfast Richard cooked to satisfy our gluten free needs greatly exceeded our expectations!...

1Thank Sherry E
Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 26 October 2012

Really enjoyed our two night stay. Highlights were the hospitality, food and access to the lake. Be careful getting into the tall beds. Very comfortable once you are in. The location is a bit remote so it takes some travel time from Birmingham.

1Thank Indy_traveler-111

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful lake country setting with modern conveniences. Food is traditional country breakfast to gourmet lick your lips twice. Beds have been reviewed as best sleep ever. Hosts are warm and friendly. Direct TV and Hi def TVs in all rooms. Golf cart available for country rides. White sandy beach with umbrellas. 1200 square foot deck for events and weddings. Indoor wedding can accommodate 50 while sitting and up to 100 standing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River Rest Bed and Breakfast - Birmingham

Address: 3883 Griffitt Bend Rd, Talladega, AL 35160
Region: United States > Alabama > Talladega
Price Range: $246 - $354 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — River Rest Bed and Breakfast - Birmingham 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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