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Middletown, Connecticut
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2015

this place is the worst place to go to...EVEN AS A LAST RESORT!!!! the only thing going for this place is the manager BONNIE the owners daughter ashley is rude and thinks she can do whatever she wants...the rooms are infested with stink bugs and u are constantly killing them...the cops are there all the time for domestic violence and... More 

4 Thank nonya b
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

My girlfriendand I came to visit a few of our old friends in Colchester. The room we stood in was under my girlfriend's name when we arrived front desk informed us that they had lost her reservation. When we told them we booked it weeks ago at a reasonable rate,yet they chose NOT to honor it. We ended up paying... More 

8 Thank TimMalino33

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2014

If you are looking for hookers and junkies well you have found the spot! My brother and I were attending a wedding at the St. Clements up the road from the motel. After the wedding we found needles in the parking lot and I mean A LOT of needles (for drug use) and right near our room hookers having sex... More 

4 Thank Carol A
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2014

This may say riverdale motel but its now known as the riverdale inn and suites which in actuality has no suites. First off the customer service is the only thing going for this place but it stops there. We reserved a room that looked like it hadn't changed since the 80's. We complained to the desk and asked about the... More 

3 Thank joe b
Orlando, Florida
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40 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014 via mobile

I checked in and paid for a week in advance at 1:15 pm on Wednesday May 21, 2014. I was told I could not access the room until 3 pm. My wife and I went on with plans to visit family in the area. Upon returning, we entered the room to find it absolutely reeked of cigarettes and alcohol. I... More 

2 Thank Chris C
mexico city
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2010

I stayed at this hotel in order to attend a weeding at nearby St. Clements Castle. I was afraid of staying because other comments in tripadvisor, but I found the place clean, in good shape and comfortable. The service at the front desk was very helpful.

8 Thank noamkk
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26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2010

While visiting CT for a baptism, we ended up staying at the Riverdale Motel. It was honestly the worst travel experience of our lives. When we arrived, the floor was so filthy, we had to ask the front desk for a vacuum. I vacuumed it myself, so it was at least clean enough for our two young children to play... More 

10 Thank vespersky
RiverdaleMotel, Manager at Riverdale Motel, responded to this review

We are sorry these guests had the experience they did with us when they attempted to stay last year. Unfortunately they discovered their room had bugs. This is also how we found out. The health inspector confirmed the 1 room had bed bugs. He did inspect more rooms including the adjacent rooms and found no signs in any other room.... More 

1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2010

We stayed at the Riverdale for a long weekend. Large, clean rooms with lots of parking right outside the door. The highlight was the two old guys in the office. This is like hearing Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy in person and they are probably not much younger! These guys feed each other lines with a straight face that had... More 

3 Thank ArrigoniBridge
New Hampshire
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2009

I stayed at the Riverdale Motel on the evening of Friday, Sept 16, 2009, in Room # 50, in the main building, the one closest to the river. At first appearances, the Motel looked very nice and clean, the room was spacious and comfortable, the desk staff very friendly. Looked like a very nice place, and was very convenient to... More 

6 Thank Peregrine47
New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 September 2009

09/06/09 Stayed over one night over Labor Day Weekend. The place is clean, quiet and inexpensive. It's only about 2 miles from Middletown where there are plenty of places to eat. The towels are thick and fluffy too. I plan to stay again.

1 Thank Mylifercn

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Riverdale Motel

Address: 1503 Portland-Cobalt Rd, Route 66, Portland, CT 06480
Region: United States > Connecticut > Portland
Price Range: $73 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 47
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“the only rooms tht get wifi r the rooms in the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles nonyab939, 14 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Don't the guest laundry room was out of service and bugs ALL OVER THE PLACE. unclean and unsafe for children Stay away!!”
 of 5 bubbles 304carola, 18 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Super 8 in Cromwell is the best in this area”
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