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Winthrop, Maine
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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This was a business trip, an overnight prior to observing and evaluating a day-long education workshop. I stayed up late to watch the first debate between Donald Trump and Secretary Clinton, and in spite of the late hour I slept well (the mattress was more comfortable than my mattress at home). A big, no, a huge plus, is that Helen's... More 

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and slept well. Helen's Restaurant is certainly a big bonus for our guests. Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your review. We hope to see you again soon. We, and the pie, will be waiting. Best, Shelley More 

Somersworth, New Hampshire
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

We enjoyed our visit and the room was very clean and comfortable! Loved the view too! And the deck was great! Ate at Helen's which also was a plus! We will definitely be back for another visit. I have passed this on to others to give it a try!

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We are so lucky to have Helen's Restaurant right here in our parking lot. With Helen's on one side and the beautiful Machias River on the other, how can you go wrong. Thanks again, Shelley More 

Baltimore, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The views of the Machias were splendid, and the room was exceptionally clean and well appointed. Its proximity to the famous Helen's restaurant was a big selling point. I'd make it my lodging of choice when in the area.

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Shelley More 

Yarmouth, Maine
1 review
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Having read various reviews on TripAdvisor, we decided to stay at the Machias River Inn. After staying their we can honestly say that the Machias River Inn exceeded our expectations! Our accommodations were clean, quiet, comfy, convenient with beautiful morning views of the river. We will happily stay there again.

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the awesome review. There is no greater compliment than to say we "exceeded your expectations." We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best regards, Shelley More 

Amesbury, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The room was clean and comfortable. The view was amazing. I ate the best lobster roll in my life at Helen's restaurant, which shares the same parking lot as the Inn. I would highly recommend this location to any business traveler or family.

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the awesome review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Shelley More 

Sutton, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

Clean, comfortable rooms with a relaxing view of the Machias River right behind the hotel. Rooms are well equipped with refrigerator and microwave and all the basics. Convenient to restaurant and town center. Great value.

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon. Best Regards, Shelley More 

Winthrop, Maine
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

Three of us friends needed a place to stay for a birding tour. Machias River Inn had the accommodations to fit our needs. Nothing fancy-Two beds, sleep sofa and a kitchenette. There was still enough room to move around. Check was quick and easy, pleasant staff. Our room was clean, beds comfortable. The shower was a bit tricky in adjusting... More 

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. 5 A.M. is certainly early but one of the best times to completely enjoy all of the wonders of the beautiful Machias River. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Shelley More 

Skowhegan, Maine
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

A modest, well maintained family run inn with a tidal river in the back yard and right on Route 1. The room doors open to the parking lot for easy access and each 2-level building has a deck or patio out the slider with Adirondack chairs and picnic tables on the lawn behind the units. A pair of Bald Eagles... More 

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shelleymmi, General Manager at Machias River Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and you got to see our eagles. We hope to see you again soon. Regards, Shelley More 

Brunswick, Maine
1 review
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Clean and comfortable with a great restaurant on site. Stayed three nights while birding in Eastport, Lubec, and the coast. View of the river from porches on the rooms is great (with lots of birds too).

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Thank you so much for the nice review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. The river is so fun to watch with the rising and falling tides and wildlife galore. We hope to see you again soon. Regards, Shelley More 

Freeport, Maine
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The river out back is nice and because this is downeast Maine the tides are probably 15-20 feet! The rooms are pretty standard motel. This hotel is relatively close to all the downeast attractions (Cutler, Lubec, Quoddy). The real bonus is Helen's restaurant across the parking lot. Good food & great pie!

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Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed our river side location in the center of Machias. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Shelley More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Machias River Inn is conveniently located on Route 1 in the center of Machias. There are several restaurants, bars and stores within easy walking distance. We share the parking lot with famed Helen's Restaurant. We are directly across the street from the Sunrise Trail, a multi-use recreational trail. Our rooms are just feet away from the beautiful Machias River where you can view the sunrise from your patio door. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Machias River Inn

Address: 103 Main St, Machias, ME 04654-1149 (Formerly Machias Motor Inn)
Region: United States > Maine > DownEast and Acadia Maine > Machias
Price Range: $104 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 39
Also Known As:
Machias Motor Hotel Machias
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“balcony on the second floor joins all rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Big_Nummies76, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Each unit is one room deep giving you a view to the river.”
 of 5 bubbles MarianneT402, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I enjoyed the rooms facing the river”
  • outside of my room directly facing the Machias River
 of 5 bubbles twerk63, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms closest to office are within step of the river. You can park right at the door so loading/unloading is easy.”
 of 5 bubbles ABQfan, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“2 sleep rooms,living room,kitchen,terrace excellent view to the river”
 of 5 bubbles 236guenterd, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
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