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Mountain River Inn Bed & Breakfast

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Round Lake, Illinois
Reviewed 3 November 2016

My first B&B and I think I am spoiled! The views were breath taking. I loved listening to the river and smelling the fresh air. The Hot tub was awesome and helped me have a good night sleep. Staying in the Gone Fishing Suite was an excellent choice. The entire B&B is very tastefully decorated. I love the kitchen and...

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1Thank Cynthia W
MountainRiverInn, Owner at Mountain River Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hello Cynthia W - Thank you, thank you, thank you, for your wonderful words. That hot tub can definitely help with a good night sleep. So glad we could get your Eggs Benedict right too - that was a first for us making EB with "fully cooked" eggs. Usually, we try VERY hard so they are NOT fully cooked -...

Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Just stayed at Mountain River Inn for a couple of days. Mark and Erin are fantastic hosts. Very knowledgeable about the area. Pointed out many places to visit, camp and enjoy in the area. The Inn is in the perfect location with mountain views out the front window and river view out back. Quiet and peaceful yet very close to...

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MountainRiverInn, Owner at Mountain River Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Wow, Shellie E - YOU are our 100th feedback!! Thank you so much. So glad you made your first TripAdvisor entry our 100th! Come back any time!! Mention your 100th review when you do, and we will have something special waiting for you :O)))

Amherst, MA
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The rooms are beautifully appointed, the outdoor sitting areas and hot tub alongside the river are wonderful. Mark and Erin prepared superb breakfasts and gave us wonderful advice on where to hike, how to dress for mountain weather variations, etc. Highly recommended.

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MountainRiverInn, Owner at Mountain River Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hey RickBlis! Glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and thank you for your great feedback. We are back on a new moon, so the sky is so dark that the stars actually twinkle while your are viewing them from the hot tub! We have found another couple great hikes to send you on when you come back! Thank you...

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We spent two nights at this lovely bed and breakfast and wish we could have stayed a bit longer. We stayed in the Gone Fishing Suite which is well appointed with everything a traveler could want. These folks have thought of everything. The bed was so comfortable, the seating area outside the room was beautiful and the walk to the...

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MountainRiverInn, Owner at Mountain River Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you, ChicosMama for your very kinds words about our B&B! Come back when you can stay longer - we are always "thinking" up new ways to make us more inviting, and always inventing new breakfasts! Warmest THANKS again!

Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This B&B is the epitome of what a B&B should be: cozy, well-decorated rooms, wonderful owners, great breakfast, a romantic setting. My only regret is that we stayed there just one night. Our room (Gone Fishin') overlooked the Arkansas River, with sliding glass doors onto a deck. The owners have put a lot of love and time into decorating not...

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MountainRiverInn, Owner at Mountain River Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi ScowanPA - LOVE your "Sublime" feedback description. Fits perfect! Thank very much for taking the time to let us know how you felt about our little niche here in beautiful Buena Vista, CO!! You Definitely have to come back when you can stay longer. Thank you again!

Denver, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Right on the Arkansas River and complete with a "napping beach" With the hot tub and outdoor kiva...this place has it all. stayed in the gone fishing room and it was perfect. The attention to detail and service was perfect...last and very importantly, the breakfast was very special, complete with home grown herbs and very special recipes. To Summarize, the...

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MountainRiverInn, Owner at Mountain River Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hey John M - Thank you so much for the great feedback! Ya gotta love that "napping beach" - again, one of my favorite places in our yard! We are heading into winter, but still getting some fresh herbs - have a new patch of re-seeded dill coming up, and Greek oregano too! Thank you again for your great feedback,...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I met my wife in Buena Vista after I had hiked a lengthy section of the Colorado Trail, and we spent a night at Erin & Mark's Mountain River Inn before returning home. Erin & Mark were perfect hosts throughout, from showing us our room, to recommending local restaurants, to breakfast the next morning and checkout. Our room was very...

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MountainRiverInn, Owner at Mountain River Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Q350YLmike! Glad you enjoyed your Colorado Trail hike AND your stay with us. Thank you very much for your kind words! I have to say, I got to horse back ride part of the Colorado Trail and can't imagine hiking it. MUCH easier on a horse :o) Let us know when you are ready to do another section and...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 20 August 2016

As they say we found "A diamond in the ruff ". We were welcomed by one of our hosts, Mark who showed us our room and the surrounding property. Our room was charming with an outside deck overlooking the beautiful Arkansas River and a claw foot tub in the bathroom. We relaxed and were taken away by the beauty of...

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MountainRiverInn, Owner at Mountain River Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi PattyAndChuck - Thank you again for your wonderful feedback, and so glad this was a memorable stay you. It really is a little slice of heaven here year round. We are full into fall now with snow on our mountains, but the days are in the 70's and warm and sunny. Come back anytime you need a little Buena...

Reviewed 15 August 2016

My 90-year-old Mom and I enjoyed a fantastic 4-day get-away at Mountain River Inn. The river, the flowers, the hummingbirds, the cool breeze and warm sun, all created a beautiful sense of relaxation, peace and well-being. Erin and Mark were so kind and accommodating with my Mother's dietary needs. Excellent gourmet breakfasts served on the outside deck began each wonderful...

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MountainRiverInn, Owner at Mountain River Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Gloria Ann - Finally responding to our feedback we have received after our very crazy and busy summer! Really glad your and your mom enjoyed your stay here. Our flowers were absolutely beautiful this year (partly because that Mountain Lion kept the dang deer away). The flowers are pretty much done for the year. Come back any time!

Mackinaw, Illinois
Reviewed 5 August 2016

What a fantastic place. The river is literally right out the back door. Between the spa and the sound of the river, I could have relaxed and/or slept a lot. However, too many outdoor activities to sit still. The food was fabulous. Sweet one morning, savory the next. Did I mention the hosts - Erin and Mark? Wonderful, friendly people....

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MountainRiverInn, Owner at Mountain River Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Heyyyy TravelingHoffmans! Sooo glad you have a great trip here to BV (I like how you caught onto our abbreviation!). We have another GREAT place to go jeeping too Whenever you are ready to come back, just let us know. We have lots more you can do here!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mountain River Inn is a Bed & Breakfast that rests on the banks of the famous Arkansas River, at the foot of the Collegiate Mountain Range in central Colorado, U.S.A. This quiet country setting with mountain & river views in all directions, is located 1.5 miles north of the historic downtown district of Buena Vista, Colorado. Your choice of accommodations includes three large lodging rooms, all with private baths, private riverbank deck entrance, and furnished in either willow, pine, or aspen wood furniture. See individual Room Descriptions for more details. Outside your private entrance is a deck with a patio table and chairs, wild flowers in season, and a path to the outdoor hot tub and down to the river's edge. A full and hearty breakfast is served in our dining room when the weather is cooler, or on the deck when things warm up. On the river's edge is an outdoor kiva fire-pit for evening bonfires and storytelling about the day's adventures of hiking, biking, whitewater rafting, kayaking, fly fishin', horseback riding, jeepin', 4-wheeling the Four Mile Creek Area, and sightseeing in the Rocky Mountain high country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mountain River Inn Bed & Breakfast

Address: 30670 County Road 371, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9113 (Formerly Room at the River Bed and Breakfast)
Region: United States > Colorado > Buena Vista
Price Range: $127 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“All rooms are good if there are more than 2 of you, choose Gone fishing.”
 of 5 bubbles CynthiaW159, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We loved the Gone Fishing Suite.”
 of 5 bubbles chicosmama, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Gone Fishing" end unit, most outdoor space, private, quiet, morning sun. Best room if you just want to hang out.”
  • View from deck: cheerful sunflowers and birdhouses
 of 5 bubbles gloriaannw, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Gone Fishing: private patio, King Size Bed, Microwave, Mini Refrigerator, Private Bath (Shower), Coffee Bar and a Day Bed. (Family of 3)”
 of 5 bubbles DenverGal309, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“all rooms open up to a deck with the river below”
 of 5 bubbles childej, 23 May 2016 | Read review
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