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Utopia on the River

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Midland, Texas
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Rooms and property are even better than photos show! Property is secluded and sits on the banks of Sabinal River (check out the waterfall). Our room was updated and very comfortable. Great bed. The pool and hot tub offered a welcomed and relaxing break after a day of hiking (Lost Maples SP is magnificent) and tubing (the Frio is the...

1Thank odycar
Corpus Christi, Texas
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Had a blast with our adult children!!! Golfed on the Utopia Course and floated the Frio River! Played in the clear water behind the Inn. We went to the Bat Cave A few miles away and we ate at The Cafe down the road. The breakfast at the Inn is amazing! Never disappointed at Utopia on The River! It is...

1Thank Carrie M
U.S. expat
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I spent two nights at Utopia on the River and, like so many others, we were instantly smitten with it. From the delicious homemade breakfasts (strawberry jelly muffins = the best!) to the views of dozens of deer gathering in the front yard for their regular feeding to the beautiful, crystal clear river just out back, the...

Thank surfergirl32
Bakersfield, California, United States
Reviewed 11 June 2015

My parents and I stayed here on a motorcycle trip and loved it! Beautiful river, woods, fireflies, great breakfast in a neat lodge area and very nice rooms. The pool was great and the staff were very friendly and helpful. There were deer coming to the feeder and a lot of hummingbirds - just a lovely place. We will definitely...

2Thank Laura F
Reviewed 8 June 2015

This was a great place to spend 3 days and we wished we could have stayed longer. The room was very clean and very comfortable. The breakfasts were delicious and varied. The most delightful aspect of the stay was Matt and Cheryl and their staff; friendly, accommodating, and very hospitable. We came to paint and the views of the hills...

Thank Kelley E
Stephenville, Texas
Reviewed 5 June 2015

A clean and spacious room, nice pool and hot tub. Very quiet surroundings except for the pleasant sound of the River out back. A beautiful setting, magnificent centuries old trees, very friendly innkeepers that make you feel like you're kinfolk.

Thank Jmaxwelltexas
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Greeted by a fawn, we entered the gate of Utopia on the River. The thick-trunked trees captured our attention. Just behind them was a babbling brook. Clear as crystal, we slipped our feet into the cool waters. The peaceful setting sent a smile to our hearts. Kind-hearted folk greeted us as we entered the dining room. Before entering our room,...

Thank Linda M
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 10 May 2015

We stayed over the weekend and loved almost everything here. The view is lovely, the hot tub comfortable (at night as you gaze out, you can see fireflies dotting the landscape), and no one beats the manager in terms of friendliness and hospitality. Breakfast was delicious and I felt so pampered while I was there. The only thing that keeps...

Thank Xphilosopherking
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 21 April 2015

My husband and I visited Utopia on the River for the first time in March 2014 and loved it so much that we chose it as the site for our family to gather to celebrate our mom's 90th birthday this past weekend. The innkeepers catered a delicious lunch for our party, and our family enjoyed the beautiful grounds and peaceful...

Thank Jane K
Buckhannon, West Virginia
Reviewed 19 April 2015

This trip was my third trip to Utopia, Texas. I have stayed at Utopia on the River the last two times. The rooms are pretty quiet and very comfortable. Beds sleep really well and the king bed had 5 large (3 hard and 2 soft) pillows and they were perfect for my head up sleeping. The owners serve a fresh...

1Thank James H

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Years ago, there were places you could visit in the Texas hill country and feel like you had stepped back in time to a simpler, quieter era. Places where you could let your body relax as you sat on the banks of a cool, spring-fed stream listening to the water rush over the smooth river rocks or sit in a comfortable lounge chair at night, gazing at more stars than you have seen since you were six! Did you ever wonder if such a place still exists? Well it does, and it is called Utopia on the River! Located near the little town of Utopia, Texas, Utopia on the River is a year-round vacation destination with mild winters and plenty of sunshine. Nestled on the banks of the Sabinal River, Utopia on the River has 700 feet of river frontage with a swimming pool and hot tub for your enjoyment. With a variety of activities in the area, Utopia on the River is the perfect launching point for both outdoor excursions and relaxation. Visit us today a unplug and rejuvenate in our peaceful space. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Utopia on the River

Address: 363 County Road 360, PO Box 847, Utopia, TX 78884
Region: United States > Texas > Utopia
Price Range: $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Utopia on the River 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“I am glad we were upstairs so we didn't have noise from people above us.”
EmilyR598, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Downstairs if you can't climb stairs, otherwise upstairs if you don't want to hear the people (especially children) walking above”
coletteb466, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Every room offers a view of the surrounding woods and the Sabinal River.”
187kelleye, 8 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the king-size bed.”
lindamF6338VG, 25 May 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor, if steps are not an issue.”
janek227, 21 Apr 2015 | Read review
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