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Fishersville, Virginia
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

They really do need a new marketing plan - one that includes bragging about all of the wildlife they provide at no cost. It was only the dreariness of a hurricane that drove me from this place. The owners are both wonderful, and accommodating. They made you feel as though you were a guest in their home. It was a... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We had a lovely stay despite the heat and the rain. The owners are very helpful and nice. It was a clean room right on the river. They have an inground pool that a family was enjoying when we returned from dinner.

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Bunker Hill, West Virginia
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138 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night, which was enough. While the rooms were clean and inexpensive, you can find MUCH better lodging in Tappahannock! The rooms are extremely small. The beds were hard as a rock, and the bathrooms looked like something from a 1950's college dorm. Small, no counter space, tile floor/walls, and a stand-up shower only. Towels were like sandpaper. Only... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

My daughter and sisters and I visited Tappahannock for a graduation and stayed at this family-owned and run motel. The staff was very friendly and the room was clean and very comfortable. Our room was in the back of the motel close to the pool and away from the main street so it was quiet. The pool was really nice... More 

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Thank Cindy T
Warrenton, Virginia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Drove down from the DC/NOVA area and made a last-minute booking on Memorial Day weekend. We fully expected the worst, but were totally surprised to find that our room was spacious, very clean and very comfortable. The people staying next to us told us they had been coming to this motel every year for the past 15 years (great fishing... More 

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2 Thank Kathleen53H
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2015

We were in town to visit family. Older motel but very clean. They are in the process of renovating some rooms. Front desk staff were very welcoming and nice. Spacious room, very clean, and quiet. Close to restaurants, shopping, and the river.

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3 Thank Paula S
Toms River, New Jersey
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19 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015

When I pulled into the parking lot I became suspicious. When you see people leaning on the walls of the building drinking their 40's (oz of beer). Or when you check in the reservations is behind bullet proof glass. The most up settling was that the smell of the room nearly knocked me over. Had to go out a buy... More 

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1 Thank Bob S
Kent, Ohio
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Spent the extra money for the river view room. so worth it!! The rooms are off by themselves, so there is plenty of piece and quiet. I was traveling with my boyfriend and service dog and the owner made us feel at home. Was treated better here than at other hotels I have stayed at with her. Thank you for... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2015

The motel was a small roadside motel so we weren't sure what to expect. But, we were pleasantly surprised on how clean and cozy the room was. We were able to park right in front of our door which was very nice. The beds were comfortable and the room was a nice size. And, the gentleman who checked us in... More 

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Barboursville
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Not sure who wrote the other reviews but my overnight stay was not comfortable. The rooms are indeed dated which is fine but the corners have dirt and bugs piled up in them the light shades have very questionable smears no blankets on the beds and the bedspread was dirty and stained but the sheets were clean. The carpet is... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Southside Motel & Marina

Address: 910 South Church Lane, Tappahannock, VA 22560
Region: United States > Virginia > Tappahannock
Price Range: $68 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Very close to local businesses, stores and restaurants.”
 of 5 bubbles 901CindyT, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Best rooms are in the back across from the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Kathleen53H, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Heard the trucks passing all night and people slamming doors. OKay if you are desperate but not with family”
 of 5 bubbles bobsZ2862IW, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Best to request a room at the rear of the property. Larger rooms and away from traffic noise. Also, great parking for anyone towing a boat. Rooms are a bit "dated" but everything was very clean. Don't expect fine bath towels and you need to ask for new towels each day if you need them. The owners are very accommodating. The pool is well maintained. I will come back again.”
 of 5 bubbles SSchiedel, 24 May 2015 | Read review
“Probably best to ask for a larger room to the back of the property.”
 of 5 bubbles SSchiedel, 11 Jul 2014 | Read review
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