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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

A great place to stay! The name motel doesn't do this justice! Great location, friendly attentive staff. The room is so spacious and clean with everything you need. The room is decorated just right with very comfortable beds and linens. Each room comes with its own little back porch with a front row seat to the waterfront. You even get...

2Thank vacationlady43
Doniphan, Missouri
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This little strip motel is nothing fancy but it is located right on Cape fear river and within walking distance to restaurants and downtown shopping. Nice deck out back to sit and watch river traffic.

1Thank Delbert L
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

First time at Riverside Motel and will not be our last. Excellent view from our waterfront porch and located within walking distance to everything. The room was very clean and all the staff was very helpful and nice. Highly recommend!!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Having stayed a variety of places in Southport, I must say this place is wonderful! It's not fancy or on the expensive side...but it is very clean, cool ac, comfy beds and a swing on your own private back porch overlooking the river!very romantic to sit outside at night and watch the ships and boats go by or see The...

Thank Angie P
Whitsett, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We stayed in Southport, NC for a long weekend while visiting some friends on Bald Head Island. The location was perfect. We could walk to everywhere downtown. The back porch with the porch swing was great at night. The only downside really didn't have anything to do with the motel itself. It is attached to an actually very good restaurant,...

2Thank Rebecca2414
Asheville, United States
Reviewed 19 June 2016

When we first pulled up to the Riverside I have to admit that I thought "what in the world?". It looked like a little out of the way place that was not going to be anything more than a place to lay our heads. I was wrong. After checking in we walked into a clean, fresh, and pleasantly appointed room....

3Thank Quillon O
Southport, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Perfect place to stay, if you want to be walking distance to downtown.. not to mention the view from the balcony cannot be matched! The gulls will awaken you each morning, so be prepared for that..even that was part of the fun of being on the water! The people were super welcoming and helpful in every regard! We love the

2Thank Don D
Gastonia, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Great relaxing place to stay. Love to sit out on the back porch and watch the freight liners and smaller boats go by. Very close walk to the City Pier and downtown shops. Room was nice but bathroom floors could use a good cleaning.

2Thank jcman92374
Society Hill SC
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Quaint, peaceful, shopping, unique restaurants, and Historic Attractions. Really nice foe off season getaway. October is beautiful. Various types of food. BBQ to Fresh Seafood. The view form our porch with a swing facing the inland-waterway !

2Thank skyvixen1
Burlington, North Carolina
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

This motel is modest but very clean. My husband and I planned a relaxing vacation and the motel was just that. There are swings on the back deck and it was great to sit there and watch the boats float by. I agree with some of the other reviews that the air conditioning unit going off and on kept me...

2Thank dweath1

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Riverside Motel is Southport's only motel on the riverbank in historic downtown. All rooms come with fans, phones, coffee, cable TV, microwaves and refrigerators. All rooms also have porches with swings facing the river with a panoramic view. ... more   less 

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Address: 103 W Bay St, Southport, NC 28461-3801
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Southport
Number of rooms: 12
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“Only 8 rooms. Rooms 2 thru 7 have River Views and swings.”
 of 5 bubbles skyvixen1, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
“you can choose street side rooms witch are little cheaper or the water side little more but worth the extra wont be disappointed”
 of 5 bubbles 858mjones, 30 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The water side is much more expensive and you aren't really missing anything by staying on the street side.”
 of 5 bubbles ccwnechina, 13 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Best room seems to be #7”
 of 5 bubbles dr347, 17 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Any of the 8 are great rooms! I believe 1 and 8 do not have the waterfront rooms. But 2-7 do. Enjoy, We did!”
 of 5 bubbles 573jenw, 7 Jul 2014 | Read review
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