We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
2017-11-05 2017-11-06
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Riverside Motel

    428 Tarean Rd, Karuah, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2324, Australia
    011 61 2 4046 7817
    Hotel website
    Lowest prices for your stay
    2017-11-05 2017-11-06
    SAVE US$2
    SAVE US$2
    Traveller (17)
    Room & Suite (11)
    • Excellent61%
    • Very good35%
    • Average4%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “across the road” (17 reviews)
    “the river” (15 reviews)
    “the owners” (18 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    Breakfast included
    3.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Riverside Motel
    Special Offer: BOOK DIRECT
    Nov 5Nov 6
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    • Check booking site for details
      View Deal
    • Check booking site for details
      View Deal
    • Check booking site for details
      View Deal
    View all 13 deals
    Write a Review
    Reviews (170)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year

    1 - 5 of 163 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Owners very welcoming and helpful - offering bowls, plates etc., - all "gadgets worked well (we didn't put air conditioner as we felt it wasn't needed ) Bed comfortable - bathroom all very new looking - Loved the "dream " and painting on the wall.

    Thank Jane H
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 14 August 2017

    The rooms are clean and well maintained, the room is of a reasonable size and is a comfortable stay. The owner managers are fantastic and will assist you to have a very enjoyable stay. It has good wifi and all the extras you will not...More

    Thank winmac01
    Response from Damien W, Owner at Riverside MotelResponded 16 August 2017

    Thank you for your kind review winmac01. We are glad to read your stay was pleasurable and we thank you for your feedback. Look forward to seeing you next time.

    Reviewed 10 September 2017

    there are four of us that stay at this motel every year and the service is very good nothing seems to be too much trouble for the owner Damien, the rooms are comfortable and very clean,the RSL is only a short walk away.

    Thank _gordonmcintyre2004
    Reviewed 25 May 2017

    Only stayed overnight. Fresh clean room. Small motel right in town. Free WiFi. Not a lot of food available in town. RSL had Buffet Chinese the night we stayed only 1 minute walk away. Good spot if holidaying in the area or on the way...More

    Thank marki59
    Reviewed 12 May 2017

    This motel promotes itself as "modern" and "stylish" at "great rates". In fact, it's "retro" and overpriced. The room was clean and the shower spacious but there were few amenities - no microwave, not even a toaster. Parking is very restricted - just a few...More

    1  Thank lppower
    Similar hotels
    Karuah Motor Inn
    179 reviews
    #2 of 3 hotels in Karuah
    Oaks Pacific Blue Resort
    1,174 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Salamander Bay
    Beaches Serviced Apartments
    87 reviews
    #5 of 16 hotels in Nelson Bay
    Karuah Gardens Motel
    20 reviews
    #3 of 3 hotels in Karuah
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Price range
    • US$78 - US$115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Ctrip TA, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Priceline, Travelocity, TripOnline SA, Hotwire, Orbitz, Cheap Tickets and HotelQuickly so you can book your Riverside Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Australia >
    • New South Wales >
    • Greater Newcastle >
    • Port Stephens >
    • Karuah
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (17)
    Room & Suite (11)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (27)
    Bathroom (1)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
    Sponsored by:
    Beaches Serviced Apartments
    87 reviews
    19.49 km away
    Karuah Motor Inn
    179 reviews
    .05 km away
    Karuah Gardens Motel
    20 reviews
    1.03 km away
    Oaks Pacific Blue Resort
    1,174 reviews
    16.04 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Bridgeview Restaurant
    68 reviews
    .05 km away
    Zorba's Restaurant
    28 reviews
    1.71 km away
    Munchies Cafe
    14 reviews
    .09 km away
    Karuah Fish & Chicks
    32 reviews
    .17 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Karuah & District Rsl Club
    21 reviews
    .05 km away
    Tilligerry Habitat Tanilba Bay
    20 reviews
    8.93 km away
    Soldiers Point Marina
    93 reviews
    10.51 km away
    Medowie Macadamias
    29 reviews
    13.86 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Riverside Motel staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Room Tips
    "It's hardly "riverside"; the river if five minutes away."
    Read review
    "Although on the main road - could not hear any traffic noise from our room in no. 5"
    Read review
    "All rooms are similar, I don't think there would be much difference between them"
    Read review
    "Excellent value"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing