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Tropical Tommy Bahama Family Paradise! Dog Friendly Wonderful for a Staycation!
4.6/5Wonderful! (35 reviews)
Home away from home

"Property met and exceeded my expectations. In light of the coronavirus outbreak, I expressed my concern with Don and he assured me that the house would be disinfected top to bottom and left us sanitizing wipes just in case. The lighting at night in the backyard was beautiful. Our doggies had a great ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Tropical Tommy Bahama Family Paradise! Dog Friendly Wonderful for a Staycation!
Downtown Riverside Stay Walk to Mission Inn!
Independent Studio Private . Home Built in 1910 Experience Historic Home
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Great Experience, host was exceptional

"Our stay while cut short due to the ongoing situation w/covid, our stay was wonderful. Maria was great, and gracious in all ways. The studio was so clean and met our needs! I would recommend this property !!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

Independent Studio Private . Home Built in 1910 Experience Historic Home
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The Hidden Gem Near Downtown Riverside
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3.42 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Nice place overall

"Nice place for us to stay. Everything was as advertised. The owner was easy to get a hold of."…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

The Hidden Gem Near Downtown Riverside
La Casita Guest House Across Street From RCC ,ucr. Walking Distance Mission INN
Downtown Riverside Close to Mission Inn!
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0.68 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Enjoyed my stay

"The apartment was great. It has everything you need to feel at home: a kitchen, laundry machines, a spacious living room, and bedroom."…"

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

Downtown Riverside Close to Mission Inn!
Majestic Family Homeminutes to Downtown Riversideperfect for big Groupsclean
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Lovely home and great hostess

"We had to stay at the home for 2 weeks and Thembi was so wonderful, accommodating and extremely flexible in dealing with our homeowners insurance company. It was a beautiful home....so relaxing! Would definitely stay here again and recommend to others."…"

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Majestic Family Homeminutes to Downtown Riversideperfect for big Groupsclean
Marriott Riverside at the Convention Center
3.5 out of 5
3400 Market Street, Riverside, CA
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The price is $131 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
0.32 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (902 reviews)

"I actually loved the room however I booked a room with a king size bed and instead received a room with two queen beds"…"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

Marriott Riverside at the Convention Center
Motel 6 Riverside, CA - South
2 out of 5
3663 La Sierra Ave, Riverside, CA
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The price is $68 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
7.87 mi from city center
3.3/5 (824 reviews)

"Staff are really polite and they go the extra distance that other motels or even hotels won't... i recommend highly"…"

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

Motel 6 Riverside, CA - South
Arlington Inn
2 out of 5
6843 Arlington Ave, Riverside, CA
The price is $75 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.62 mi from city center
3/5 (47 reviews)

"It was quiet. Couldnt hear neighbors every move. The staff has been incredible. I will be staying here for all of my company stays. I am working on becoming a Real Estate Investor. Thank you for your great service..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Arlington Inn
Near to the Convention Centerdowntownucr and RCC
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0.74 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Riverside Convention Center

"Very close to the Riverside Convention Center and provided respite away from the conference hotels as all I needed was a place to sleep and store my belongings. As the train tracks are nearby, you will definitely hear them at night."…"

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

Near to the Convention Centerdowntownucr and RCC
Days Inn by Wyndham Riverside Tyler Mall
2 out of 5
10545 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA
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The price is $76 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
7.17 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (995 reviews)

"The TV set up. The rooms are clean and the staff is awesome.T facility all around is tip top4"…"

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Riverside Tyler Mall
Courtyard by Marriott Riverside UCR/Moreno Valley Area
3 out of 5
1510 University Avenue, Riverside, CA
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The price is $103 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6
1.8 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (791 reviews)

"Everything was clean and orderly. Staff was helpful and efficient."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Riverside UCR/Moreno Valley Area
Quality Inn Riverside near UCR and Downtown
2.5 out of 5
1590 University Ave, Riverside, CA
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The price is $80 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
1.7 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (728 reviews)

"I like it because it is quiet at night when it's time to go to bed."…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Quality Inn Riverside near UCR and Downtown
Riverside Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
10705 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA
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The price is $68 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
7.38 mi from city center
2.5/5 (670 reviews)
I’m going back

"It was decorated very nice. It was very clean. The shower curtain was a bit raggedy and the shower head as well. Other than that very quiet very nice place to stay"…"

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

Riverside Inn & Suites
Santa Cruz Inn Riverside
2 out of 5
3425 Market St, Riverside, CA
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The price is $115 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
0.38 mi from city center
3.3/5 (131 reviews)
Shabby outside, fresh inside

"The room was fine, the outdoor upkeep up the hotel was degraded. Need new paint, paving, re-landscaping. Looks like a novel outside, but it’s deceiving my run down looking. The room was absolutely refurbished, clean and modern."…"

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2020

Santa Cruz Inn Riverside
Americas Best Value Inn Riverside
2 out of 5
4045 University Ave, Riverside, CA
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The price is $99 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
0.28 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (987 reviews)

"Clean nice great customer service 👍. Friendly. Pleasing"…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2020

Americas Best Value Inn Riverside
Rodeway Inn Riverside
2 out of 5
10518 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA
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The price is $67 per night from Dec 28 to Dec 29
7.16 mi from city center
3/5 (200 reviews)

"Most affordable around the area, family oriented and rooms are clean and spacious and the staff is cool very easy to work with and they give you privacy. My only dislikes were the thin walls and no microwave."…"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2020

Rodeway Inn Riverside
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Riverside - Corona
2 out of 5
11043 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA
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The price is $76 per night from Jan 1 to Jan 2
7.79 mi from city center
2.7/5 (176 reviews)

"service was amaziadddcxs, ddrrv fevvintnyuhhbf cffcf"…"

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2020

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Riverside - Corona
Hampton Inn and Suites Riverside/Corona East
2.5 out of 5
4250 Riverwalk Pkwy, Riverside, CA
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The price is $93 per night from Dec 14 to Dec 15
8.12 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (975 reviews)

"The room was nice. Expensive for what you get though."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Hampton Inn and Suites Riverside/Corona East
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Visiting Riverside

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Riverside, and visitors give high marks for the riverfront, shopping, and top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its live music, festivals, and cafés. Top sights in the city include Citrus State Historic Park, March Field Air Museum, and Desert Hills Premium Outlets.

  • There are 103 hotels and other accommodations in Riverside
  • The closest major airport is in San Bernardino, CA (SBD-San Bernardino Intl.), 11 mi (17.8 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Ontario, CA (ONT-Los Angeles - Ontario Intl.), 13.5 mi (21.7 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Riverside

The city is well known for its live music and festivals, and cultural venues include March Field Air Museum, Fox Performing Arts Center, and California Museum of Photography. Families come for attractions such as Castle Park Amusement Park, University of California Riverside Botanic Gardens, and World's Biggest Dinosaurs-Cabazon Dinosaurs. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the riverfront and these places to visit: Citrus State Historic Park, San Jacinto Mountains, and Lake Perris.

In Riverside, there are 103 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect vacation. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • SpringHill Suites by Marriott Corona Riverside - This 3.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and overall value.
  • Staybridge Suites Corona South - Our customers like the overall value and quiet location at this hotel. With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with an in-room kitchen.
  • The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa - Guests who stay at this 4-star hotel in Downtown Riverside can enjoy access to a full-service spa and 4 restaurants, along with WiFi. Expedia customers like its bar and pool.

Other top sights in Riverside include Desert Hills Premium Outlets and Cabazon Outlets. Outside the city, top places to visit include National Orange Show Events Center, located 8.7 mi (14.1 km) from the heart of the city, and Ontario Mills Shopping Mall, which is 12 mi (19.2 km) away.

Getting Around Riverside

If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Riverside-Downtown Station, Moreno Valley/March Field Station, or Riverside-La Sierra Station. Riverside might not have very many public transit options so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Riverside

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 73°F and the nighttime average to be 43°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 89°F during the day and 48°F at night
  • July through September averages 95°F during the day and 59°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 86°F during the day and 42°F at night
  • About 11.62 inches of rain falls on Riverside each year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 93°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 43°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Riverside?
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Moreno Valley - Riverside is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Traveler reviews also recommend SpringHill Suites by Marriott Corona Riverside and Ayres Hotel & Spa Moreno Valley as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Riverside, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel bookings are refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the best deals available in Riverside.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Riverside?
For additional details about updating your trip to Riverside or cancelling it, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Riverside?
Based on reviews, Welcome Inn is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include Americas Best Value Inn Riverside and Travelodge by Wyndham Banning CA Near Casino/Outlet Mall.
Where is the best place to stay in Downtown Riverside?
There are 8 hotels and other accommodations in this neighborhood to choose from for your stay. Based on Expedia customer reviews, The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa is the highest ranked property in Downtown Riverside. This 4-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 4 restaurants. It is located a short 4-minute walk from Riverside Convention Center. Other favorite options in the area include Hyatt Place Riverside Downtown and Americas Best Value Inn Riverside.
What's a favorite place to stay in Rubidoux?
Motel 6 Riverside West - Jurupa Valley is a favorite with our customers staying in Rubidoux. This property offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi.
What's the best place to stay for families in Riverside?
Hyatt Place Riverside Downtown is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and free breakfast. Other choices for your stay with the kids include Ayres Hotel Corona East and Fairfield Inn & Suites Riverside Corona/Norco. Attractions like Castle Park Amusement Park and Riverside Metropolitan Museum are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation in Riverside?
The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa is a favorite 4-star hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and a full-service spa. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Morongo Casino Resort Spa - Adults Only and Ayres Hotel & Spa Moreno Valley.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Riverside?
Quality Inn Banning I-10 is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet’s trip include Ayres Lodge & Suites Corona West and Residence Inn by Marriott Corona Riverside.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Desert Hills Premium Outlets?
Morongo Casino Resort Spa is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star resort offers a full-service spa and a casino. It’s located just a short 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Desert Hills Premium Outlets. Other good choices within 5 miles include Country Inn and Travelodge by Wyndham Banning CA Near Casino/Outlet Mall.
What about the best place to stay close to University of California-Riverside?
One of the top choices for your stay is Dynasty Suites Hotel Riverside, located a short 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from University of California-Riverside, and this property offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Motel 6 UCR Riverside, located just 0.8 mi (1.3 km) away, is another good option.
What are some accommodations with pools in Riverside?
The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa is a popular 4-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, 4 restaurants, and a full-service spa. A couple of other options that feature an onsite pool include Best Western Moreno Hotel & Suites and Hyatt Place Riverside Downtown.

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