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Riverside Motel

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely room and large shower area very clean and always cleaned very early in the day. Nice staff very friendly. Close to shops, club and the water. Parking for one car. Would stay here again and would recommend to anyone.

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Thank V V
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had such a great stay here affordable and about 20min drive to all the places you want to visit to in Port Stephens like the d'albora marinas, Mt Tomaree, Anna Bay etc. Every room has its own beautiful personal touch, rooms are spacious and really comfortable :) There is a lovely cafe you can go to for breakfast literally 3...

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Thank Nataly R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lisa and Damien (our hosts) really are focused on providing a quality room and making us feel welcome from the first minute of our stay. With only 6 rooms each of them were done up slightly differently, and just some of the little things made the room. We had new towels and cleaning done every day. The location was great...

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Thank Paul R
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The motel is ideally located within walking distance to the River an IGA grocery, cafe, Karuah RSL and Antiques store. Our room was clean with new furnishings, the bedding was comfy with fresh linen. For AUD $105 you can't fault it, I would definitely stay here again.

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had an overnight stay here while on a road trip and it was everything you want and need in a motel. Clean, modern and close to amenities. We have a 6mnth old baby and there was plenty of room for the port-a-cot and for her to crawl around after the long car ride. They were renovating...

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Thank SallyThunderbolt
Reviewed 28 November 2016 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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Thank Vijay A
Monroe, Utah
Reviewed 25 November 2016

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 15 November 2016

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 13 November 2016

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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Yellowknife, Canada
Reviewed 9 November 2016 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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • 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 - $129 (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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“All rooms are similar, I don't think there would be much difference between them”
  • Main Room in Room 4
  • Large Shower in Room 4
 of 5 bubbles B4846WUpaulr, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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