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Narooma
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We always stop here on our way to Brisbane as it is so comfy, clean and quiet. We love the King Size bed and off street parking with easy access to the rooms. The owners are very friendly down to earth people and always make you feel very welcome.

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Autralia
Reviewed 16 April 2016

We have stayed here a number of times over the last couple of years. Really friendly owners, rooms are always clean, with very comfortable bed and pillows, Breakfast is always consistent and a good size. Short walk to club and fish and chips shop (virtually opposite motel). Quiet location and would highly recommend an overnight stay here.

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Karuah_Motor_Inn, Owner at Karuah Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Wayne, Thanks for your lovely review, we do try hard. We hope to see you again sometime.

Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We always have an overnight stop here on our way to Melbourne,about an 8 hr drive from the Gold Coast. The king rooms are very comfortable, there is a sofa,table and chairs bedding excellent also large towels,face washeretc.bathroom ammenities and robes.cable TV and free wifi You will find plunger coffee, biscuits and choc. included and a very reasonable priced mini...

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Sydney Olympic Park, Australia
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We needed place to stay and were lucky to find this place. Room is not large, but has all your would need for a short stay. It is clean and comfy, Wi-Fi speed was really good (room #4) nice bed, reasonable price. After we have left, the owner was kind to call us and tell about forgotten clothes.

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Stopped here on way to Grafton and glad we did, Clean, foxtell, King bed. Cheap mini bar and great breakfast. Very well maintained motel. Good club walking distance, good food and friendly. Karen and Peter were very helpful and took there advice and grabbed some oyster in the morning to take with us. Have stayed in dearer Motels/ Hotels and...

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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Motel is located only 4 kms off the Pacific Highway approx 190 kms North of Sydney. It is located on the main road and there is very little traffic so the room is quiet. Room 5 was small compared with some other motels we have stayed at recently but it had a small table with 2 chairs, a 2 seater...

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Karuah_Motor_Inn, Owner at Karuah Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Rosie, I am happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. For a few more dollars you might like to try one of our King rooms, looking forward to your next visit.

Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Conveniently located in a quiet spot just a couple of km off the freeway. Nothing flash, but the staff are friendly and it is good value for money. Have stayed there a few times and have had a good sleep each time.

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Sydney
Reviewed 24 January 2016

After a couple of dismal "4 star" overpriced experiences it was very pleasant to spend a couple of nights in a motel that is spotless, friendly, and where all the accessories work. And for reasons that elude it is significantly cheaper than those afore-mentioned over-rated places

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Bairnsdale, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2016

About the halfway point from Melbourne to Brisbane. Not large, but very cleaned and well maintained. Owners very helpful and friendly. Quiet and can't go past it for value and convenience. Short walk to the RSL, which is a great place to eat.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Spacious queen room with comfy bed & very clean.Park the car & walk to river & RSL for a appetising meal.Peter & Karen make you feel very welcome at all times.Took a short drive to Tea Gardens & Hakes Nest for Great lunch.Definately will be back.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Karuah Motor Inn is a quiet resting place to recuperate from your day's journey or the ideal place to base yourself for that relaxing holiday. Within a few minutes of the Pacific Highway, in the centre of town, the Karuah Motor Inn provides convenient motel accommodation only 200 metres from the waters of Port Stephens and a short stroll to shops, food outlets and the RSL club.Karuah Motor Inn is the only motel in town to offer HOT & COLD BREAKFAST. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Karuah Motor Inn

Address: 422 Tarean Rd, Karuah, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2324, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Karuah
Price Range: $114 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Karuah Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“rooms are very quite”
 of 5 bubbles rubyg143, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“king room was very comfortable everything you need. Value for money book direct.”
 of 5 bubbles Jach0r, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms would be quiet.all located on ground level.different bedding King,queen etc.”
 of 5 bubbles beegeerob, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“the connecting room is big enough for a family of 5”
 of 5 bubbles Aaron_P138, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We booked a king, Room 9 very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles 880stewartl, 18 Jan 2015 | Read review
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