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Costa Rica Motel

134 Gregory St, South West Rocks, New South Wales 2431 Australia
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#2 of 2 motels in South West Rocks
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The Costa Rica Motel is located in South West Rocks on the stunning Mid North Coast of NSW halfway between Sydney and Brisbane. Proudly family owned and managed we offer guests spacious, single level accommodation perfect for the corporate traveler, couples, families, and groups for overnight, weekend or extended stays. Generous parking and free WiFi are also available. The motel has a large range of facilities including a squash court and outdoor swimming pool. Poolside BBQ’s are also available. This is your perfect escape for a family beach holiday, couples’ retreat or thrilling diving at Fish Rock Cave and fishing adventures. You’ll enjoy uncrowded beaches, spectacular national parks and experience the rich heritage of the Macleay Valley.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Outdoor pool
Coffee shop
Raquetball
Squash
Children's television networks
Highchairs available
Parking
Wifi
Fence around pool
Breakfast available
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Conference facilities
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Express check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Interconnected rooms available
Seating area
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Microwave
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Radio
iPod docking station
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Family
Languages Spoken
English, Hindi, Nepali
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Fran T wrote a review Oct 2023
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Surprise, surprise. It was so comfortable, clean and welcoming. NEW management, still arguing with the computer program, but that's AI .. Everything you need. Courtesy bus to club. Worth a weeks stay.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: This place is for holdays and relaxing. DON'T bring attitude.
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Ange P wrote a review Sept 2023
Sydney, Australia108 contributions26 helpful votes
Whilst the building itself is old, the amenities have been thoughtfully updated, with comfortable beds, quality linen and towels, and plenty of tea and coffee. Extra touches included complimentary water and cookies. Our room was large, and could comfortably accommodate 3 people. Thanks for a great stay!
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Date of stay: September 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Sheree C wrote a review Sept 2023
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Great little gem centrally located with all the amenities you need. Beds were comfortable and room size was adequate for a family of 4. Great water pressure in shower and complimentary biscuits was a nice gesture. Very reasonably priced and your host who resides on site was so welcoming and helpful. Highly recommend.
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Date of stay: September 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Mike T wrote a review Apr 2023
Sydney, Australia110 contributions10 helpful votes
The motel is well located near beach and dining strip. It’s been given a coat of paint to try provide a more modern outlook Overall it’s value of money, it’s clean, comfortable bed enough for couple of nights stay. Under management by new owners for a couple of years, I am guessing more Reno will happen once better income is achieved. Service is good and friendly
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Date of stay: April 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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SKIingoldies wrote a review Mar 2023
New South Wales, Australia49 contributions40 helpful votes
We spent 1 night here. Warm welcome at reception, great advice re places to eat. Room was clean, roomy and quiet. Must mention the hot water. It was fantastic, no delay in supply. Parking outside. Easy walk to the beach.
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Date of stay: February 2023
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Jill B wrote a review Jan 2023
Shellharbour, Australia81 contributions20 helpful votes
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This recently updated motel is the perfect place to stay for couples, families and businesses. Situated a short distance from the shops and beaches makes for a quiet nights sleep. The rooms are extremely clean and spacious with everything you need.
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Definitely a long walk with children and all the beach gear, but parking at the many beaches is...
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mwi11249 wrote a review Sept 2022
Newcastle, Australia6 contributions
The welcome at reception was lovely and the I really appreciated the information about where to get a great meal close by. The parking is spacious and right next to your room and the room itself was spotlessly clean and spacious. As a lone traveler I appreciate that the management are onsite overnight. Also love the little touches of some biscuits to have with a cuppa and some complimentary water bottles.
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Trip type: Travelled on business
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Responded 17 Jan 2023
Dear MWill249, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at the Costa Rica Motel. We are pleased to read you found our accommodation clean, spacious and our on-site parking convenient. We are also happy to read you enjoyed our little extras including the yummy Aussie Biscuits and complimentary bottled water. As a family owned and operated business we take pride in providing personalised and quality service to all our guests. It was our pleasure to assist with local information and happy to hear us being on-site made your stay more comfortable. Thank you again, and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Tiffany & Bishal Pandey Owner Operators
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Maria C wrote a review July 2022
Wodonga, Australia182 contributions61 helpful votes
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Very nice place to stay. Close to the shopping centre. Very clean, tidy, and affordable. Very friendly reception. Highly recommended to everyone There’s an Italian restaurant and take away within the area. I will stay again when we come here in the future.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 21 Aug 2022
Dear Maria F, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at the Costa Rica Motel. We are pleased to read you found our rooms clean, comfortable and of great value for your stay in South West Rocks. It is also great to read our team provided the great quality service that we pride ourselves on. Thank you for your feedback on our on-site licensed restaurant Pilot Station Pizza. I will be sure to pass on your comments to their team. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future to South West Rocks and the beautiful Macleay Valley Coast. Kind regards, Tiffany & Bishal Pandey Owner Operators
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Daniel B wrote a review Apr 2022
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We stayed for 4 nights in March 2022. The room was clean and kept clean and the staff were really friendly and willing to help with any enquiry we had which was much appreciated. Definately recoment a stay here. Had a game of squash on the court and used the BBQ daily. didnt swim in the pool which looked fine ,all be it a little small, but saw a young family enjoying it. Used the laundry facillities on the last day. overall it was very good for the price. It's a reasonable walk to town centre but we drove to most places. Have to try really hard to fault it, the fridge was a little noisy buts thats about it.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Response from Tiffany Pandey, Owner at Costa Rica Motel
Responded 25 June 2022
Dear Daniel B, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at the Costa Rica Motel. We are pleased to read you found our rooms clean and that our team were able to assist you throughout your stay. It is great to also read you were able to take advantage of our indoor squash court, outdoor BBQ and picnic area and self-serve laundry facilities. Our location is just a 2-minute drive or 15-20 minute walk from the main hub of South West Rocks - close enough to explore the wonderful restaurants and cafes, historic sites and some of the best beaches in NSW but far enough way to be out of the hustle and bustle. Thank you again Daniel and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Tiffany & Bishal Pandey Owner Operators
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Glenn G wrote a review Apr 2022
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Tiffany (the manager) was delightful, and the room was clean and comfortable. It had everything required for our short but enjoyable stay. Would definitely recommend this motel and would be happy to stay there on our next visit.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Responded 25 June 2022
Dear Glenn G, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at the Costa Rica Motel. We are pleased to read you found our rooms clean, comfortable and with everything you needed for your short stay. Thank you also for your comments on our Owner Operator Tiffany's service. As a family owned and operated business we take pride in being able to provide quality and personalised service to our guests each and every stay! We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future to South West Rocks and the beautiful Macleay Valley Coast. Kind regards, Tiffany & Bishal Pandey Owner Operators
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PRICE RANGE
AU$135 - AU$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
AustraliaNew South WalesSouth West Rocks
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Costa Rica Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Costa Rica Motel?
Nearby attractions include Smoky Cape Lighthouse (3.7 km), Trial Bay Gaol (3.1 km), and Horseshoe Bay Beach (1.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Costa Rica Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and an outdoor pool.
Which room amenities are available at Costa Rica Motel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Costa Rica Motel?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Costa Rica Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Costa Rica Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Malt & Honey, Trial Bay Kiosk, and Thai On The Rocks.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Costa Rica Motel?
Yes, guests have access to an outdoor pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Costa Rica Motel?
Yes, self serve laundry and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Costa Rica Motel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Hindi, and Nepali.
Are there any historical sites close to Costa Rica Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Trial Bay Gaol (3.1 km) and German Monument (3.7 km).