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Riverside Motel

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here for the weekend rather just the Saturday evening, night and a early morning start. And this place was perfect for that!! Less than 5mins walk took us to the river side and in the evening it was a pleasant place to relax. Much cheaper as well :)

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Monroe, Utah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good price and very tidy. On our way north from Sydney we stayed in Karuah instead of Nelson or Port Stephens. This is a small motor lodge but the owner is friendly and the place is well cared for. Would recommend and would stay again.

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Thank 2016MB
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon arrival to the motel we didn't except the rooms to be modern and very well presented. I would definitely recommend staying at this motel if your looking for a room near nelson bay away from the busy streets of the town centre.

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Thank Frances M
Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Riverside Motel is situated not far from the picturesque Karuah River and in a quiet location. On arriving, we were checked in by our host in a friendly and efficient manner. Although once an older property, it has been renovated and updated very tastefully. Our room was beautifully presented and most comfortable. We particularly liked the new furniture and...

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Thank Noela W
Yellowknife, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Safe, quiet and scrupulously clean, my overnight at Riverside was a great stay! Lisa was friendly and welcoming and pointed me in the right direction for dinner. The room itself was well-maintained, the bed was comfortable and the shower strong. Everything you need and nothing extra.

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Thank Karen047047
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Clean, tidy & quiet motel, staff were very helpful. Stayed in a room with Queen & single, A/C, which has been decorated with a modern homely feel. It's only a small complex, so get your booking in early, it was booked out on the Sunday evening we stayed.

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Thank grubsfood
Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The room was lovely and different from the norm. The colour schemes were serene. Bathroom facilities were great. A Gazebo with BBQ and exotic plants there for guests to have a couple of drinks on a summers night. Overall - fantastic - we have stayed there twice already and would do again. Only 45 minutes to the CBD of Newcastle.

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Thank GSIB
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Great stopover location. We needed a halfway stop between Sydney and Port Macquarie. Loved the homely decoration and hostess more than helpful. Great access to restaurant, club, supermarket and bottle shop and riverside park with swimming. Quiet and ideal for a stopover. Very clean and offered our choice of room to suit our needs. Highly recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel was very clean and tidy and had everything we needed for an overnight stay. Rooms had opening windows, fans and air conditioning, comfortable bed and friendly staff. In central position with IGA, bottle shop and RSL , river and park all in walking distance .

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Thank KateBoyce C
gold coast australia
Reviewed 2 October 2016

On our way to Sydney we stopped for one night. Great rooms and lovely helpful friendly managers. RSL is nearby and Chinese food is yummy. This motel is under new management so small changes and improvements are being made.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modern Spacious Roms at Great Rates! In the heart of Karuah and only a short walk to all shops, attractions and eateries, the Riverside Motel is the perfect place to stay. 100% owned and operated by your friendly hosts. Lisa & Damien will ensure your stay is as pleasurable as possible. All rooms are freshly refurbished and reappointed. Including large bathrooms, complimentary tea & coffee, large flatscreen television, free wifi and plenty of comfort. Don't miss this chance to stay in great comfort for an affordable price! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverside Motel

Address: 428 Tarean Rd, Karuah, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2324, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Karuah
Price Range: $105 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riverside Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Excellent value”
 of 5 bubbles leannegrant2, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All freshly decorated and handy - we stayed in the middle. I love mauve :).”
 of 5 bubbles FiMcA, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are on ground level”
 of 5 bubbles wendyp983, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Small motel with functional facilities. Rooms could be hot in summer but airconditioning provided.”
 of 5 bubbles travellerLE13, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms good, but lower numbers are further from the road, so less noisy, but road wasn't very busy.”
 of 5 bubbles 602JackieM, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
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