TWO RIVERFRONT LODGES, well separated on five tree shaded acres, provide romantic getaway, family vacation or group retreat accommodations. To CHECK AVAILABILITY & BOOK ONLINE click "Visit Website". The luxury GETAWAY LODGE offers couples romantic privacy in three suites complete with Jacuzzi, fireplace, and gourmet breakfast. The TIMEAWAY LODGE, with five family sized guestrooms is a child friendly vacation home rental that sleeps up to 17 persons. The property also offers a furnished apartment for business travelers. The riverfront location is ideal with large gathering room, conversation bar and outdoor deck for hosting a family reunion, church or business retreat, scrapbooking weekend, or wedding ceremony and reception.
5 on February 24, 2015
Had a wonderful night away and had our 1st B&B experience. River House made it amazing! Loved our room-very cozy! Can't wait to go back, already have my room picked out!
Thank you for your kind comments. We look forward to seeing you again!
5 on February 19, 2015
My husband and I decided to take a few days and relax after our Valentine's Day wedding. I googled B & B's and was surprised to find one 20 minutes from my home. We had never been to a B & B and didn't know quite what to expect. To our surprise it was one of the best experiences we have ever had. We stayed in the Timber Suite and it was immaculate and beautifully decorated. And who could forget the view of the river out of the 20 foot long window. We saw quite a few eagles also. The hot tub was so inviting on such cold days. Now, let me get to the best part. Patty's gourmet breakfasts. WOW! They are made with such love. She set up a beautiful table with red valentine candles for us. We felt so special. I can't wait to go back again. Although it is not far from home it feels like you are really away on a wonderful trip. Thanks so much Patty for your hospitality, kind words and conversation. We'll be back and next time we are bringing our fishing poles. Keith and Kelly G.
5 on November 23, 2014
My wife and I decided to try a bed & breakfast for the first time. We were celebrating our birthdays together. Patty was extremely helpful and full of information about the area. We stayed in the Timber Suite and it was AMAZING! Very roomy, full size bathroom, awesome screened porch and hot tub! It was cold out but that's the best time for a hot tub! Breakfast was provided and it was delicious. We had a few courses for each and the food was to die for! On Sunday, Patty & Jim joined us for breakfast and it was great to chat and learn about them and the area. We highly recommend this cozy B&B to anyone out there looking for a great getaway! I was able to see the other rooms as well and they were also beautiful. We also signed up for a couples massage. The therapist comes onsite and right in your room. It was perfect! Located right on the river, we look forward to a summer trip to do a little fishing as well. 5 stars all the way! Can't wait to go back!! Eric & Dana B.
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5 on November 10, 2014
My husband and I saw the reviews and thought we would try this bed and breakfast for our little getaway. The room was immaculate, great view of the river, robes for your use, cute little fireplace, hot tub and everything we needed we had. Patty was such a wonderful hostess. All I have to say about breakfast is AWESOME!! Her lasagna quiche and salad with fruit and candied walnuts was soooo delicious! Patty had the table set up sooo cute for my husband and I. The view again while eating was amazing! We were so full we didn't eat anything else the entire day! Patty feeds you well! This was our first time to a bed and breakfast and we will definitely be returning here again!
So happy we were able to leave with positive feelings about B&B lodging...Thank you for taking the time to tell others. It is appreciated! I look forward to seeing you in future.
4.8 on October 17, 2014
Came across River House while searching for a last minute getaway to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Lots of previous positive reviews led me to pick River House and the photos on the website led me to choose the Bordello suite (which luckily was available). Perfect pick! The room was wonderful, the breakfasts were outstanding and our hosts Patty & Jim couldn't have been nicer! We will definitely be back!
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5 on August 04, 2014
Everything was top notch here! From communication, to promptness, to cleanliness, to the size of the lodge and rooms, the amount of bathrooms, the delicious breakfast we had, the availability of the innkeeper and her husband, proximity to other activities, and everything in between, we were thrilled. We were a group of 10 guys for a bachelor party weekend, and we are already planning our next guys' trip back here (perhaps with all of our ladies as well). I could not recommend this place any more!
4.8 on July 23, 2014
Super breakfast! I loved the table...very interesting!!
5 on July 18, 2014
River House reminds me of the home I grew up in on the Rock River. The suite we stayed in had a spectacular view of the river. The Timber Suite that we stayed in had a living area large enough for us to entertain family and friends. The king sized bed was very comfortable. We had a lovely screened in porch with a hot tub. The common areas inside and out were beautiful and comfortable. Patty's breakfasts were the best we ever had anywhere and we have travelled the world from Europe to South Africa. We have stayed at River House twice--both times for a week and we will be back.
4.6 on July 15, 2014
My husband and I were first married, and then spent our first honeymoon night at The River House. Patty & her husband Jim couldn't have been nicer or more accommodating.The suite in which we stayed had a beautiful veiw overlooking the river and its own private patio with a jacuzzi. The entire place was immaculate. Patty makes an amazing gourmet breakfast that was as appealing to the eye as it was to the palate. We could not have been happier or more satisfied with our entire experience!
Your comments are appreciated! And our thanks to you newlyweds for the added "smile" our B&B acquired with your happy honeymoon. Come and add another smile for your first Anniversary...We'll keep the light on!. :)
5 on July 14, 2014
Patty and Jim remain simply outstanding----the warm welcome, the spotless room and the unbelievable breakfast that never disappoints---all this with a beautiful view! This is "our place" when we visit the family.
Thank you for taking the time to write these kind words. It feels wonderful when guests call the B&B "their place"...It's the very best compliment we can receive!
Riverside, Wooded, Nature, City, Lakefront, Suburban, Village, Waterview
Rockford, IL (RFD-Greater Rockford) 15 miles
see River House website for detail
Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, River
Other, Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn, Urban Inn
Board games, Parking, Telephone, Wedding Facilities, Wheelchair access , Bonfire pit Boat launch Boat dock Riverside sand play area Full-size boat sandbox Riverside fishing
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi
Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseshoes, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Water Park Stock Car Races State Park, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Video Arcade, Water sports
Gourmet breakfast included w/Suite only
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian