Nice rooms for a night or two but not much longer A review of The Mission Inn Hotel and Spa
I was in Rivereside on business last week and spent two nights at The Mission Inn. The architecture is really wonderful and the room I had was large and clean. The food in the everyday restaurant was only ok at best (way to heavy on the sauces and dressings). The staff was friendly. My only two nits are: first the rooms are quite dark, very much in keeping with the architecture and part of the charm but after a while I think it could be pretty dreary. The windows are fairly ok size but there is a lot of very dark (black) wood in the room. Second the self-park is in a garage behind the hotel and while I didn't have any problems, it seems like a bit of a security risk area and you cannot walk from the garage to the hotel without being outside on the street.
I'm glad I stayed and think it's worth seeing once but don't know that I'll stay again.