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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This motel is in a very convenient location and right on the river in downtown Harrisburg. Room was nicely decorated and quite comfortable. The TV had lots of channels to pick from. Would definitely stay here again

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is a lovely location right next to the river, yet with plenty of parking and just off the interstate. Friendly reception and nice room with all the facilities like fridge, microwave etc. Possibly the public areas are due for a freshen up would be my only criticism. Reasonable complementary breakfast in a nice room (but give the hot items...

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gmpa129, General Manager at Comfort Inn Riverfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your response! The Comfort Inn Riverfront is in an ideal location for our guests just traveling through the area or someone coming into town for business or recreation. We are the only hotel in the City of Harrisburg that is located directly on the river and provide free parking for all of our guests. Please come stay...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 21 October 2016

More of a motel than a hotel, in serious need of an upgrade. Decor is down at heel and parts don't feel really clean, including the room, which to be honest smelt a bit. Location is within walking distance of city centre but nothing in the immediate vicinity of any interest. Didn't brave the bar or restaurant having looked at...

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gmpa129, General Manager at Comfort Inn Riverfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. My team is wonderful and I am very proud of all the hard work they do every day! Yes, in the city we are the only hotel with FREE PARKING ! Come stay with us again!

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Motel is close to Capital but doesn't offer much else. Needs update and is difficult to find. Room was very worn and generally in poor shape for the money. Shay at front desk was great and was the best part of the stay.

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Bethlehem
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Hotel was beautiful with room decor, comfortable bed, with lots of pillows, flat screen TV, but finding roaches in the bath room is not my idea of a nice stay. They offered us another room, but I opted for them to just take care of it. Big mistake! Next night , same thing!!! Roaches on the bathroom floor. What a...

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gmpa129, General Manager at Comfort Inn Riverfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. Our sleeping rooms are very nice and all of the bedding and pillows are new. One of the best things about our hotel is being so close to the water. This does however during different seasons attract different insects. I can assure you that we are on maintenance plan with Orkin to prevent any type...

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Trouble right off the bat coming off the Interstate. Address given and put into a Garmin GPS takes you you to an address across the street from the closed steel mill. When we called the hotel we were given another address. 520 Race Street gets you to the hotel. Young man at the desk was friendly but not very knowledgeable...

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gmpa129, General Manager at Comfort Inn Riverfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. Technology is wonderful and then sometimes not. Some GPS systems bring you directly to the hotel with 525 S Front Street. Others do not and need the address of 520 Race Street. We do have the Race Street address located on the reservation page when you print it out, but in your case this would...

Vienna, West Virginia
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

If you need Internet access stay somewhere else. When I asked about it at front desk the Guest Service Rep rattled off a list of "rooms that have good wifi". I asked a 2nd time and was told they were not aware of plans to improve.

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gmpa129, General Manager at Comfort Inn Riverfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. I apologize that your Wi Fi reception was not satisfactory. We are constantly looking for ways with our Wi Fi support company Vista Communications to improve this service. We also recently upgraded to the newest and best business internet with our Comcast Supplier. Our hope would be that you come back and give us another...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Chose this hotel for a variety of reasons, and the biggest one was the price. Also the location was very close to downtown Harrisburg a good 10 minute walk away at best but the river front walked made it seem like 5 minutes so no big deal because that walk is breath taking. I wasn't expecting much I was just...

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gmpa129, General Manager at Comfort Inn Riverfront, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We certainly are in a great location and there is a lot to see within walking distance. My apologies that our complimentary breakfast did not meet or exceed your expectations.

Menomonie, Wisconsin
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I booked this hotel since it was located on the river. It did have a good view of the water, but that was the extent of the positives. There was a foul smell out front of the hotel, smelled of urine. Bathroom was dirty, mold on the shower curtain, mold around tub, and toilet seat was broken. Bed was very...

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gmpa129, General Manager at Comfort Inn Riverfront, responded to this review

I apologize that you did not enjoy your stay here at the Comfort Inn Riverfront. This is not usually the type of response that we receive, however, I can assure you that we take all comments positive and negative and try to improve upon them. Thank you

Merrimack, NH
Reviewed 8 September 2016

After looking in area -- researched and found many 2 and 3 stars ratings-- Choose this hotel for its 4 star Well not quite 4 star-- Front desk staff very friendly and helpful! It was the saving moment of should I stay or go now--- room attractive and comfortable Entrance was interesting to find Mixed guest population We were staying...

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gmpa129, General Manager at Comfort Inn Riverfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your business. I am always pleased when our guests recognize the wonderful team members that we have working here! They work very hard it is always nice when that is recognized.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Breakfast Available
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the banks of the beautiful Susquehanna River in downtown Harrisburg, the Comfort Inn Riverfront is easily accessible to I-81, I-83, PA Turnpike(76) and Routes 322, 581 and 11/15. The hotel is walking distance to Harrisburg's Restaurant Row, Capitol Complex, City Island and the Whitaker Center. The hotel is 10 minutes to Hershey, 15 minutes to Carlisle and 30 minutes to Lancaster and Gettysburg. Amenities include a full hot breakfast buffet, free parking, use of our business center, fitness center and seasonal outdoor pool. In addition all rooms are equipped with a refrigerator, microwave and free high speed internet access. The hotel is all interior corridor with a restaurant and guest laundry on site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Comfort Inn Riverfront

Address: 525 S Front St, Harrisburg, PA 17104-1625
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Harrisburg
Price Range: $103 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Comfort Inn Riverfront 2.5*
Number of rooms: 117
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Comfort Inn Riverfront Hotel Harrisburg
Riverfront Comfort Inn
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