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The Riverside Inn

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Troy, Michigan
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We have eaten two meals at the Riverside recently and had excellent experiences both times. Highly recommend the lamb shank. The service folks were friendly but respectful. (At seventy I bristle when a bank teller I have never seen before calls me by my first name) Good artisanal cocktails.

Thank Mark_parson
Kate V, Owner at The Riverside Inn, responded to this review

We are very pleased that you enjoyed your experiences with us recently. The lamb is new, and it is fantastic! Thank you & hope to see you again soon!

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Thursday evenings are the Rivs contribution to the happy hour scene (5-7) & it is a meaningful one. About 8 small plates of a variety of dishes that are their version of local comfort food. This evening it included shrimp skewers, Spanish Patatas, risotto, green beans with garlic. Potato fingers, polenta, etc. $5 each. Plus 4 $5 wines. They have...

Thank Skip H
Kate V, Owner at The Riverside Inn, responded to this review

So glad that you had such a good time! Hopefully we will see you again soon! The Thursday night happy hour runs through our closing date - November 12th. And we will do them over the holidays!

Coldspring, Texas
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of the few lodging choices in Leland that are walking distance to shops and restaurants. The Riverside setting is very nice and the staff staff are very friendly and helpful. The old and creaky building dates back to 1902. There are fewer than 10 rooms and all of them are named. All rooms are upstairs and there...

Thank Tuturea
Reviewed 24 August 2016

It was such a nice place and the location was great. The Leland Country Club was out the back door and provided a beautiful afternoon of golf. The Riverside Inn is the perfect place to reserve and enjoy the cooler temperatures. Everyone was very helpful and friendly.

1Thank Drifter57
Holland, Ohio
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This place was recommended to us as a great place for dinner. It's a very nice building, over 100 years old and I'd rate it very high for the appearance of the interior and exterior. That's where my rating stops on a high note. They had 2 fish dishes on the menu, we ordered one and got the other. The...

1Thank vkngprints
Kate V, Owner at The Riverside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are terribly sorry that you had a disappointing experience and subpar food. You should always be able to expect attentive service with delicious food. We have shared your review with our management team, and we hope you'll consider giving us another try. In situations such as yours, I would like to offer a...

Kettering, Ohio
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

You better be able to climb stairs, because all rooms are upstairs. We could not have had a better view of the lake in the good harbor room. The rooms are small,but adequate. No TV or any of the things you normally get at a B&B. The breakfast was continental.

Thank com4table
Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We stayed two nights in the southwest corner room with windows on two sides. It overlooks a small, cozy harbor by which boats may access the Riverside Inn (best restaurant around-requires reservations even if you're living there-very popular) and another close-by restaurant/bar. After going to bed the first night, we took a video of an old "woody" leaving the other...

1Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 17 January 2016

The B&B part of this establishment seems to be an afterthought. The building has much history and is beautifully maintained. The rooms are quaint but substantial in size (there are only 4 rooms all on the second floor, no elevators.) We didn't eat at the restaurant below but heard raves on the food,l The breakfast was homemade granola, breads, fruits...

Thank Kathy L
Jacksonville, FL.
Reviewed 18 November 2015

We stayed at the Riverside Inn as part of a visit to see the leaves in Michigan. The hostess was most gracious and made us feel very welcome. The room was spacious and the bed quite comfortable. The food in the restaurant was out of this world and we enjoyed our meal there immensely. It was a lovely stay and...

Thank luckyssp
Carmel, IN
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Oh my goodness.... What a wonderfully delicious and superbly prepared dinner!! We had the stuffed calamari which was to die for!! Totally different than any calamari we had ever tasted!! And stuffed with chorizo sausage made in house.... A must try. I had the Stuffed Kabocha Squash that, I think, was the best dish I have had in years!! Fargo,...

Thank farmhouseindy

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Riverside Inn offer 4 well-appointed rooms, all located on the second floor of our historic building (no elevator access). There are two suites and two smaller rooms. The rates range from $150-200 per night, and that does include a continental breakfast in the morning. All rooms are air conditioned, and we do have Wi-Fi. However, there are no tv's at The Riverside Inn - so bring a book, and enjoy the lovely Leland area! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Riverside Inn

Address: 302 River St, Leland, MI 49654-5041
Region: United States > Michigan > Leelanau County > Leland
Number of rooms: 4
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“We DID NOT stay at this hotel and only ate in the restaurant”
vkngprints, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had a suite with a view of the river, which was lovely”
luckyssp, 18 Nov 2015 | Read review
“During the busy season, ask for a room that does not face the street.”
CZTHOMPSON, 8 Sep 2014 | Read review
“The rooms on the river have great views and fresh breezes.”
  • View of Boathouse from Good Harbor room
EllieHarold, 26 May 2014 | Read review
“All rooms seemed great. There may have been a little more traffic noise on the north side (Petoskey suite) as fishermen make their way to the docks for the 6am cast off.”
dkmh, 4 Sep 2013 | Read review
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