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    River of Gold Motel

    Hope Street | P.O. Box 392, Cooktown, Cook Shire, Queensland 4895, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent47%
    • Very good31%
    • Average17%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “the river” (12 reviews)
    “clean rooms” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    Conference Facilities
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
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    1 - 5 of 66 reviews

    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

    Thank Cynth72
    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

    Thank garysc1957
    Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

    Nice hotel, only stayed one night. Service was lovely, and couldn't do enough for you. Meals were very quick and average priced. Rooms were a good size although they are quite old. Plenty of parking on-site. Not sure about the free wifi though as for...More

    2  Thank Ethan F
    Reviewed 8 August 2016

    We stayed two nights at the River of Gold Motel about a week ago when were in Cooktown as part of our drive around Australia. It’s a good basic hotel, nothing too fancy but close to everything you need to see and do in Cooktown,...More

    3  Thank JGDynamo
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 23
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    • Location
    • Australia >
    • Queensland >
    • Cook Shire >
    • Cooktown
    Nearby
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    .48 km away
     
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    Nearby Restaurants
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    Restaurant 1770
    122 reviews
    1.18 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Grassy Hill
    350 reviews
    1.13 km away
    James Cook Museum
    331 reviews
    .17 km away
    Cooktown History Centre
    54 reviews
    .52 km away
    Nature's Powerhouse
    75 reviews
    1.14 km away
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    Questions & Answers
    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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    Room Tips
    "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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