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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We had reservations at another motel, so were in no hurry when we hit town, had lunch, went fishing for a few hours. Went to the motel to check in and found out we had no room, they double booked (that will be another review) and the other people were already in the room. So we started to scramble, Called... More 

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Thank Stephen T
Innkeeper27, Owner at The Riverside Motel, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much. We are so glad that we could provide a unique cabin experience for you when you had some stress to find a room. We can remember an experience, a long time ago, when our hotel room had been sold and we ended up "sleeping" in the city parking garage, in our car. That was not... More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had a wonderful experience last week at The Riverside. Our river view room was clean, comfortable and was right on the water. Can't say enough about how courteous and friendly the owners were. We were able to easily walk to restaurants and shopping in downtown Hayward. I've tried the rest...this is the only place I'll stay in Hayward from... More 

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Thank Luke R
Innkeeper27, Owner at The Riverside Motel, responded to this review

Your review of our property made our day! Thank you for taking the time to write. Vacations can be busy, and traveling to get to the destination is sometimes tiring. We are glad that you had some time of relaxation in one of our Waterfront rooms in walking distance to downtown, and that you appreciate our clean and comfortable guest... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I stayed there while ice fishing,I could not have been more comfortable during my stay.It is in a great location,across from market and dinner and bars.. Lovely couple running the motel.Ideal place to stay in the center of Hayward.

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Thank fotogod
Innkeeper27, Owner at The Riverside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a positive and encouraging review of our motel. You made our day! Our property is, indeed, located walking distance to everything in the city of Hayward, including Lake Hayward Beach and Park, Lumberjack village and arena, National Fishing Hall of Fame, downtown shops and restaurants, and more. Convenient, clean and quiet. Thanks again. More 

Brandon, Canada
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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Stayed 2 nights, was mostly great, no issues, rooms a little dark and dated, bed seemed very old and hard, but everything was fine, clean, had everything we needed. Owners were friendly and accommodating, offering coffee and breakfast treats. Loved the little guest seating area looking onto the water. Good price. Great location - Walking distance to laundry, restaurant, grocery.... More 

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1 Thank ManitobaSun
Innkeeper27, Front Office Manager at The Riverside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you much for taking the time to write about your experience on our property in Hayward, Wisconsin. Our motel indeed dates back to the 50's, and it was one of the first, if not the first lodging property in the city. We were so fortunate to meet the builder and first owner, and had a nice chat about the... More 

Two Harbors, Minnesota
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Our one night stay at the Riverside Motel was delightful. Our room was clean, cozy and very comfortable. We also had a deck outside our room door and offered us a view of the river. As Inn owners ourselves we know the work that goes into keeping everything clean and well maintained. If given the chance, we will definitely stay... More 

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1 Thank Judy G
Innkeeper27, Front Office Manager at The Riverside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing The Riverside Motel as your "home" away from home, also for taking the time to write a great review of our property! Yes, the work is ongoing, and reliable help is always appreciated. It was a pleasure to meet a fellow innkeeper this way, on vacation in Hayward. Safe travels to you! More 

Minneapolis
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We had a room on the river - can't beat that location. Stayed here several times, always SUPER clean. The owners are so friendly and accommodating, and hard working. The deck is always sunny and relaxing. We were too early to see the ducks, but watching and listening to the sounds of nature was so peaceful.

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1 Thank Grammy2Go
Innkeeper27, Owner at The Riverside Motel, responded to this review

We are, indeed, very glad that you decided to stay at our motel again. We believe that our Waterfront Rooms are exceptional because of the close proximity to the water and the size of the room (building this close to the water is no longer allowed according to current building code), the large deck attached to the room (we call... More 

1 review
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Very nice owners . The room was vary basic but clean, the TV was too small and hard to watch from the distance you had to be from but everything worked. But was a very nice stay. I would stay there again.

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Thank todd N
Innkeeper27, Front Office Manager at The Riverside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments and great rating! We are glad to hear that you had a very nice stay and would come again. The flat screen TVs in our Standard Rooms are 22", and in our larger Waterfront Rooms they are 34", just for your information. It is true that TV screens have been getting larger in the... More 

Maplewood, Minnesota, United States
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65 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

We didn't get the rooms by the riverside, but nonetheless, our room was pretty average. Average as in not so good or not so bad. I looked at it as just another room, two beds, not too fancy bathroom, and nice wood walls. Nothing too fancy about it, but Hubby and I did enjoy ourselves. It seemed sort of cozy... More 

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Thank Maity T
Innkeeper27, Owner at The Riverside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of our property. We are glad that you enjoyed yourselves in one of our Standard rooms along the roadside which offer a snack size fridge, microwave, 1 cup coffee maker, Wi-Fi at no additional cost to our guests, and a flat screen TV with numerous cable channels, Most... More 

Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed last night. We found the place to be very clean and comfortable. Certain, it is an old fashion motel (and we like this). It has a smaller TV, a microwave and a small trig. Bring your own hair dryer. There is a one cup coffee pot in the room and coffee is available in the... More 

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Thank MireilleMinocqua
Innkeeper27, Owner at The Riverside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a nice review of your stay at our motel.. This motel was one of the first in Hayward when it was built. Our Standard Rooms located roadside do not come with hair dryers, but guests can request a hair dryer when they check in. LCD TVs in our Standard Rooms... More 

Apple Valley, Minnesota
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38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Nice clean place but a little spendy. They have a few rules you must follow but okay. Definely need to put the small frig on a counter up higher instead of under the bathroom sink. We are too old to be bending over to get stuff out. Beds mattresses need to be updated as they are a little hard but... More 

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Thank linda m
Innkeeper27, Owner at The Riverside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review to this website. I'm sure you enjoyed your quiet days in one of our waterfront rooms. I don't think everyone is aware that waterfront locations such as ours are a little more pricey, not only to the guest but also to the owner. Actually our waterfront balconies are very close to the water's edge.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Riverside Motel is located in walking distance to several downtown restaurants and shops. The Hayward municipal Beach and Park as well as the Lumberjack World Championship arena are approximately 10 minutes to walk. We occasionally offer discount coupons to a local Fitness Center. Fishing is allowed on our piers (we suggest catch and release). Our breakfast is continental, 7.30 AM to 10 AM. Also, a bicycle trail runs alongside our property for jogging, biking and even dog walking! Among winter activities are snowmobiling (access snow trail 31 from our parking lot), cross country skiing and ice fishing, also snow shoe hiking. In June of 2014, we added a new and beautiful "Upstairs Suite with River Views" of 730+ sq. Feet. This suite sleeps maximum 5 persons! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Riverside Motel

Address: 10429N State Road 27, Hayward, WI 54843
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Hayward
Price Range: $99 - $319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Riverside Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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