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River of Gold Motel

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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All reviewsthe riveronly stayed one nightplenty of parkingcouldn't do enoughfishingbase
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Our welcome was friendly and we were very happy to be given one of the renovated rooms which included a kitchen. It was spacious, clean and included good views. As we were only there for 2 nights we declined room service. On our 2nd night...More

Thank Sandy A
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Wonderful service and meals are all 5 star! Have succulent local seafood and meats and everything was cooked perfectly or cook on hot rocks at table which is fun! I tried the whole barra and seafood plate and was perfect!

Thank Faye P
Reviewed 18 April 2017

After a problem with another hotel in Cooktown, we booked at this motel and were happy from the beginning. Prior to arriving in Cooktown, Sandra contacted me to advise that their restaurant would be closed over the Easter period and recommended where we should book...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the River of Gold, the first day they didn't make our room up, just put new towels in the room, thought that was average service. In general the rooms are in need of updating, and a little TLC . Same with the pool...More

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 2 nights we had room with kitchen must say nice size room good air con and room fan all works clean Guy a bit grumpy when asked to put up umbrellas in swimming pool area Wifi only really works near reception not in...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Banquet Room
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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ros0101
17 April 2017|
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Response from bigj369 |
Maybe contacting the motel by email or phone will give you an answer. Works for most people.
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marina293
13 October 2014|
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Response from | Property representative |
Thanks for your enquiry, but, sorry we are not doing lunch this year. The Sovereign Resort Hotel is the place to go for Christmas Lunch. Cheers.
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"The self contained family room was great for 2 adults and 2 kids with a double and 2 single beds."
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"Some rooms have kitchenettes and some don't."
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"I stayed on ground level and was quite happy next to the pool"
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"try room close to reception for wi fi signal"
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