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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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415 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2014

The Riverside, lives up to it's name and is right on the river at Boscastle and is a beautiful location. There is no parking with this hotel and you have to use the public car park which is nearby and is free after 5pm until 10am. The Staff have been excellent and very attentive. You are given your room key... More 

1 Thank Lesleyannbarlow4845
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60 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2014

The Riverside is one of the pleasantest small hotels of the many in which I've stayed. The staff are very friendly, the room was very well appointed and everything one could wish for was provided. My room was at the rear beside the river, the sound of which was soothing. My son and daughter-in-law, who live nearby, joined me for... More 

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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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118 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2014

We spent one night here during our vacation and this was one of our favorite hotels. The location is great and our window looked out of the stone bridge and we heard the water flowing over the rocks, a sound we loved. You do have to ring the bell to enter but then you are given a key to the... More 

1 Thank Deb_traveller
Stourbridge, West Midlands
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44 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2014 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed out stay in this gem of a hotel. We stay in a lot of hotels, both big and small and this is one of the best we have ever stayed in. The young staff are a joy, treat you courteously and are so helpful. They are a credit to the hotel. Food was excellent. In fact could not... More 

3 Thank Sue104
Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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407 reviews
112 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Booked very late so had no options but did not regret the outcome. Lovely place to be, right at the river right at the center of many walks. The restaurant, don't know, we arrived late due to traffic jams so did not have a meal here, breakfast was fine though. Rooms, old, but well kept and we had room 10,... More 

1 Thank spamobile
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44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2014

Boscastle is a lovely little place and The Riverside has a great location.Our visit didn't get off to the best start since the door bell wasn't working properly and the front door to the hotel is kept locked. Once we got inside the staff were friendly and showed us to our room. It's an old building and the stairs are... More 

1 Thank Jacqueline E
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2014 via mobile

We arrived in Boscastle on Sunday afternoon, had a look around and decided to try the riverside as it had good reviews, we were given room 2 which is very spacious with lovely views over the bridge and the river. The room was very clean and had everything that we needed, including blackout blinds on all 3 windows. We dined... More 

1 Thank lisastaite
Brighton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2014

We have recently returned from a three day trip to Cornwall ,where we stayed in a family room at The Riverside. The room was quite basic but very clean and comfortable. As previously mentioned in other reviews ,Breakfast and our evening meals were delicious ,with fantastic restaurant staff that couldn't do enough for you .One evening we had some family... More 

1 Thank KirstyTwsussex
Regina, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Boscastle was a great choice for a base for day trips: not too touristy and not even obviously on the coast, but with great access to the gorgeous coast path. The inn was clean, comfy and convenient, with affordable parking close by and a bus stop for trips to Tintagel. The food in the inn's restaurant was first class. The... More 

1 Thank 258Brenda
Bristol, England
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52 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2014

I don't have much to add to other reviews really - it's a fantastic location, and very comfy, although the room was a bit snug for my 6ft 4in husband - however, we would definitely return. The staff were so friendly and there is a really nice atmosphere which made it very welcoming. Our room overlooked the river, which was... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Riverside is situated in Boscastle, one of the most picturesque parts of North Cornwall. Located in the South West of England, Boscastle and its surrounding area are internationally recognised for their outstanding scenic beauty.Nestled in a secluded valley close to the harbour of Boscastle, The Riverside is open all year round. We have thirteen bedrooms catering for walkers, cyclists, day trippers or holiday breaks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Riverside

Address: The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Boscastle
Price Range: $94 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Riverside 5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“We stayed in room 15 which offered views of the harbour and inlet”
 of 5 bubbles kathleenb18, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms backing on the river have lovely water sounds - I appreciated it and found it soothing, others didn't care for the noise.”
 of 5 bubbles stonehaven88, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with shower.”
 of 5 bubbles Lynne_Mike49, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“didn't stay here but if the weather is nice, eat outside on the river bank!!!”
 of 5 bubbles billmarilyn2016, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you like listening to ducks and the river all night then stay at the rear”
 of 5 bubbles pcourtneyjan, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
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