Enjoy beautiful river views from our balcony rooms and decks. Watch the famous Delta Queen, American Queen and many other tour boats travel downstream just like in days gone by. We specialize in romantic settings as well as festive events and live music on our patios and decks designed for all weather enjoyment.


You'll love our rooms! Each room has it's own personality and décor. Our guests tell us they like to stay in a different room each time they come! From Riverfront rooms to private houses and condominiums, we strive to accommodate every individual's needs. Our guests call the Riverboat Inn a Boutique hotel. Large groups welcome!

A Giant Thank you to all of our guests who stayed with us

for the Madison Chautauqua -

Thank You!

We offer special week night rates.  Please call us at 812-265-2361 and we'll get you a great rate!

Plan your special event with us! Not only are we right in the middle of all the Festivals and activities in Madison, we can also host your special event in the Dry Dock! We welcome weddings, reunions, poker runs, private parties and more.


*New*~ The Dry Dock ~ Event Center and Meeting Hall ~ Click Here!

Madison is well known for the historic buildings mostly built in the 1800s. Settled in a beautiful valley along the Ohio River, just a short distance to Loiusville, Cincinnati, Lexington, Dayton, Indianapolis and only 3 hours from Columbus. Madison is a "National Historic Landmark District". There is much to do in the Madison area from antique shopping, farmers markets, annual festivals, wineries, skiing, casino, ghost watching and more!

Amazing views.

  What's Happening!

26th: FOURTH FRIDAY DOWNTOWN *5-8pm For more info 812-493-4984
26th-28th: NEAVILLS GROVE OLD SETTLER’S MEETING Antique farm machinery, arts, crafts, food, games, contests. Deputy Pike, Smyrna Township. 812-701-5834. Admission free. Annual Event
2nd-3rd: CHELSEA JUBILEE Indiana's oldest community reunion.  Music, food, fun.  Fri 4-10pm, Sat 12-10:30pm. Saluda Township Park, Hwy 62.  812-889-2726
3rd: ROCKIN’ ON THE RIVER Car show and concert charity event. Held on Madison’s riverfront. For more info 812-265-4133
3rd: BLUEGRASS MUSIC Jefferson County 4-H Fairgrounds. 6:00 p.m. Admission free.
9th-10th: CANAAN FALL FESTIVAL Pony Express mail run, food, entertainment and flea market. For more info 812-839-4770
9th: MUSIC IN THE PARK* 5-9pm For more info 812-493– 4984 Admission Free

Beautiful rooms.

Riverboat Inn and Suites

We offer Discounts for

Veterans    Seniors    Hanover Alumni    Bereavement    & many others

Madison, Indiana.

Special events.

In the Heart of Historic Madison, Indiana!