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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the Riverview over the weekend while visiting nearby Cumberland Island National Seashore (The hotel is across the street from the ferry) The hotel was a delight. Old and creaky. Faithfully restored 100-year old hotel, including 100-year old mattress. A little skimpy on the towels as well but these are minor issues compared to the enjoyment of a...

Thank Higgie44
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The owners of this hotel clearly don't care. We were barely acknowledged when we arrived. No customer service. The beds are old and sagging. The most expensive room, the suite is directly over the bar, so you hear all bar noise. So, terrible service, awful beds, and noise.. Bad

Thank RDkSc
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here on our way to Tampa. Good stopping off place for Cumberland Island. Old and dated but worth the price. Rooms are small but close to things. Ferry to Cumberland is out the door. Lots of character and potential. Nice bar/ restaurant, Sleagles, next door. Friendly staff.

Thank Dennis J
Marietta, Georgia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I traveled to St Marys for a long weekend in January and had the privilege of staying at the Riverview hotel. We stayed in the Martha room which gave us a perfect view of the river across the street. Even though the rooms are decorated with period furnishings the bed was very comfortable. We requested additional towels...

Thank Terryl W
Atlanta, GA
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Stayed here the night before a camping trip to Cumberland Island, and really enjoyed it. The hotel is right across the street from the ferry dock and the marina, and walking distance from the few shops and restaurants in town. We rolled in around dinner time, and had dinner in the saloon. There was a talented gentleman singing and playing...

1Thank Katlanta
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
Reviewed 12 November 2016

My partner and I enjoy the ambiance of old architecture (this was built 1916) and vintage furniture - in this case, a Mission style fumed oak armoire, side table and a dainty lady's desk Yes, the furniture is old and worn but it spoke to us. The view from our window of the harbor included a glorious sunrise peeking through...

Thank Mary K
Greeneville, Tennessee
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

If you want to stay in an historic hotel you will like this one. Great location to many outdoor activities and decent restaurants. However the room was a bit dirty and extremely noisy. The hotel staff wasn't really helpful or knowledgeable about the area.

2Thank Christine H
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This hotel has seen its better days. The location is great and the hotel could be charming, but it is in dire need of repairs and cleaning. A thorough cleaning, patching cracks and holes, losing the tape fixes and a good air freshner would help this tired hotel immensely. It is a shame it has not been cared for because...

3Thank disappointed703
Reviewed 19 October 2016

My family and I have stayed at the Riverview hotel 3 years in a row now on our way to Cumberland Island. we have always enjoyed staying in a piece of history. The hotel is 100 years old and the decoration and furniture are elegant and old. Really cool feel. they went out of their way to accommodate us this...

1Thank Wes C
Gainesville, Georgia
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We chose to stay here because of the convenient location. We stayed in the Rockefeller Room overlooking the river. It is a beautiful spot! The location is within walking distance to restaurants, the ferry to Cumberland and the parks. We had a trip planned for Cumberland Island and we preordered a picnic lunch. They had it waiting for us the...

Thank M R

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Closest Lodging to Cumberland Island Ferry, The Riverview Hotel circa 1916 has 18 guest rooms each named after some of the notable guests that have either visited or stayed at the hotel over the years. We serve a deluxe continental breakfast daily, wireless internet access, full service bar and restaurant, and pack picnic lunches to carry out. Reasonable rates and convenient location are a plus. Discover history, discover Cumberland Island, discover yourself, at the Riverview Hotel. Relax and enjoy beautiful St. Marys, GA, the little town by the sea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverview Hotel

Address: 105 Osborne St, St. Marys, GA 31558-4599
Region: United States > Georgia > Georgia Coast > St. Marys
Price Range: $114 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Riverview Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Riverview Hotel Saint Marys
Riverview Hotel St. Marys, Georgia
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“All of the rooms have nice views of the waterfront with a common area that leads to the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Higgie44, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“look on the website - there is a floor plan and photos of each room, so you can pick exactly what you want.”
 of 5 bubbles Katlanta, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Martha's room is very nice with scenic views”
 of 5 bubbles dhandmob, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the river side, they are the only ones with a view”
 of 5 bubbles 180lynj, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“View of the River”
 of 5 bubbles TNtravles, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
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