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Riverside Motel
Riverside Motel
Riverside Motel
Riverside Motel
Riverside Motel
Riverside Motel
Riverside Motel

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9.1

Exceptional

60 reviews

60 reviews

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9.3

Exceptional

Location rating score

Exceptional location
Parking
FREE
Nearby landmarks
Newcastle Airport 20.3 km
Taree Airport 99.3 km
Palm Beach Seaplane Base 119.7 km
Port Macquarie Airport 160.5 km
Sydney Airport 160.7 km
Bankstown Airport 167.4 km
Kempsey Airport 192.0 km
Tamworth Airport 204.0 km
Gunnedah Airport 248.4 km

Riverside Motel

428 Tarean Road, Karuah, Karuah, Australia, 2324 - See map

The car parking and the Wi-Fi are always free, so you can stay in touch and come and go as you please. Conveniently situated in the Karuah part of Karuah, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. This 3-star property features restaurant to make your stay more indulgent and memorable.

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Highlights

Sparkling clean

Top Value

Check-in/out [express]

Excellent room comfort & quality

Airport transfer

Facilities

Airport transfer

Car park

Shuttle service

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Golf course [on-site]

Check-in/out [express]

BBQ facilities

Luggage storage

Cheaper than 75% of all properties in Karuah in the last 24 hoursCompared to 4 Karuah properties at Agoda for various dates
Value for money9.1
Distance to city center0 km
Location rating9.3

Rooms available at Riverside Motel

Exceptional
Room comfort & quality

10

Queen Room
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 queen bed
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Executive Suite
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  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 double bed & 1 queen bed
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Twin Room
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 single bed and 1 queen be...
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Deluxe Queen Room
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 queen bed
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Deluxe Twin Room
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 queen bed and 1 single be...
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EXECUTIVE SUITE,2 BEDROOMS
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  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
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Deluxe Double Room
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
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EXECUTIVE QUEEN BED DOUBLE BED 2 BEDROOMS
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    Suite 2 bedrooms - Executive
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      Deluxe Quadruple Room
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        Frequently asked questions

        What time is check-in and check-out at Riverside Motel?

        Check-in is from 01:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The motel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out.

        How do I get to Riverside Motel?

        Riverside Motel is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of 20 AUD. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the motel know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Riverside Motel also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the motel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Riverside Motel has a car park right on site for maximum convenience. Parking is free for guests.

        What are my dining options at Riverside Motel?

        Riverside Motel features 2 on-site restaurants for your dining convenience.

        What is the smoking policy at Riverside Motel?

        Riverside Motel does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

        What restaurants are nearby Riverside Motel?

        Riverside Motel’s neighborhood is Karuah which includes popular restaurants such as Bridgeview Resturant, Karua and District and Riverview.

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        What people love about Riverside Motel

        • 10

          Exceptional

          "This is an impeccable set up - the cleanest motel I’ve stayed in with excellent eye for detail."

          prashant

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          November 15, 2022

        • 10

          Exceptional
          Cleanliness

          "Clean, all amenities we needed were available."

          Rebecca

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          July 9, 2022

        • 10

          Exceptional

          "Everything was perfect for my family getaway"

          Kim

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          May 7, 2022

        Overall rating:

        9.1

        Exceptional
        60 reviews
        Cleanliness
        9.6
        Facilities
        8.4
        Location
        9.3
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        More about Riverside Motel

        More about Riverside Motel

        Riverside Motel

        The superior services and facilities offered at Riverside Motel will make for a memorable stay. Stay connected throughout your stay with free internet access provided. To help pre-arrange your arrival and departure, airport transfer services can be booked before you even check in. Your explorations of Karuah can be assisted with the shuttle services available here.
        Parking is provided free of charge for guests. You'll have no problem planning out your days and transportation needs with front desk services including express check-in or check-out and luggage storage. The motel's ticket service and tours can even help you book tickets and reservations for entertainment and explorations. In-room conveniences such as room service and daily housekeeping will make staying in a great choice.
        Smoking may only take place in restricted designated areas.
        Guests are guaranteed a comfortable stay while at Riverside Motel. To enhance your stay, some rooms at the motel come with air conditioning. Some rooms have television to keep guests entertained. You may be assured to know that a refrigerator, a coffee or tea maker and bottled water are available in some select rooms.
        You can stay fresh and clean with a hair dryer provided in some guest bathrooms.


        Riverside Motel

        The superior services and facilities offered at Riverside Motel will make for a memorable stay. Stay connected throughout your stay with free internet access provided. To help pre-arrange your arrival and departure, airport transfer services can be booked before you even check in. Your explorations of Karuah can be assisted with the shuttle services available here.
        Parking is provided free of charge for guests. You'll have no problem planning out your days and transportation needs with front desk services including express check-in or check-out and luggage storage. The motel's ticket service and tours can even help you book tickets and reservations for entertainment and explorations. In-room conveniences such as room service and daily housekeeping will make staying in a great choice.
        Smoking may only take place in restricted designated areas.
        Guests are guaranteed a comfortable stay while at Riverside Motel. To enhance your stay, some rooms at the motel come with air conditioning. Some rooms have television to keep guests entertained. You may be assured to know that a refrigerator, a coffee or tea maker and bottled water are available in some select rooms.
        You can stay fresh and clean with a hair dryer provided in some guest bathrooms.


        Dining and things to do

        What's better than a good cup of coffee? Start every vacation day at the motel with an energizing cup of quality coffee. Throughout your stay, choose from a variety of delicious dining options at the motel. Once there, be sure to check out bar for some in-house nighttime fun. The motel even has in-house cooking amenities such as BBQ facilities for its most selective guests.
        Riverside Motel promises you a fun-packed holiday with a variety of activities and facilities. Warm up at the end of the day with a visit to the salon. Stay wet and wild with fun family water activities like fishing. Test your skills! Get competitive with your travel group or other guests, at the motel's golf course on site.


        Dining and things to do

        What's better than a good cup of coffee? Start every vacation day at the motel with an energizing cup of quality coffee. Throughout your stay, choose from a variety of delicious dining options at the motel. Once there, be sure to check out bar for some in-house nighttime fun. The motel even has in-house cooking amenities such as BBQ facilities for its most selective guests.
        Riverside Motel promises you a fun-packed holiday with a variety of activities and facilities. Warm up at the end of the day with a visit to the salon. Stay wet and wild with fun family water activities like fishing. Test your skills! Get competitive with your travel group or other guests, at the motel's golf course on site.

        Amenities and facilities
        Excellent
        Facilities

        8.4

        Languages spoken

        • English

        Accessibility

        • Wheelchair accessible

        Internet access

        • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
        • Internet services
        • Wi-Fi in public areas

        Things to do, ways to relax

        • Fishing
        • Garden
        • Golf course [on-site]
        • Ticket services
        • Tours

        Cleanliness and safety

        • Daily disinfection in all rooms
        • Daily disinfection in common areas
        • First aid kit
        • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter

        Dining, drinking, and snacking

        • Bar
        • BBQ facilities
        • Coffee shop
        • Kitchen
        • Restaurants
        • Room service

        Services and conveniences

        • Air conditioning in public area
        • Contactless check-in/out
        • Daily housekeeping
        • Elevator
        • Facilities for disabled guests
        • Heating in public area
        • Ironing service
        • Luggage storage
        • Salon
        • Smoking area

        For the kids

        • Family room

        Land sports

        • Golf course (within 3 km)

        Access

        • Check-in/out [express]
        • Fire extinguisher
        • Non-smoking rooms
        • Pets allowed
        • Smoke alarms

        Getting around

        • Airport transfer
        • Car park [free of charge]
        • Car park [on-site]
        • Shuttle service

        Available in all rooms

        • Air conditioning
        • Desk
        • Free bottled water
        • Hair dryer
        • Internet access – wireless
        • Ironing facilities
        • Microwave
        • Non-smoking
        • Refrigerator
        • Seating area
        • Shower
        • TV [flat screen]
        Location
        428 Tarean Road, Karuah, Karuah, Australia, 2324
        Exceptional
        Location

        9.3

        Property policies
        Children and extra beds

        Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

        All children are welcome.

        Infant 0-1 year(s)
        Stay for free if using existing bedding.
        Baby cot/crib may be requested directly from the property.
        Children 2-3 year(s)
        Stay for free if using existing bedding.
        If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
        Guests 4 years and older are considered as adults
        Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
        Others
        • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
        Some helpful facts

        Check-in/Check-out

        • Check-in from13:00
        • Check-out until10:00
        • Reception open until18:00

        Getting around

        • Airport transfer fee20 AUD
        • Distance from city center0 km
        • Travel time to airport (minutes)20

        Extras

        • Daily Internet/Wi-Fi fee0 AUD

        The property

        • Non-smoking rooms/floorsyes
        • Number of restaurants2
        • Number of rooms 6
        • Room voltage180
        • Year property opened2000
        • Most recent renovation2011

        Parking

        • Daily parking fee0 AUD

        Reviews of Riverside Motel from real guests

        Provided by verified guests of Agoda
        9.1
        /
        10
        Exceptional
        Cleanliness9.6
        Facilities8.4
        Location9.3
        Room comfort and quality10.0
        Service9.6
        Value for money9.1
        High score for Karuah
        Rating
        9+ Exceptional (16)
        8-9 Excellent (7)
        7-8 Very Good (4)
        6-7 Good (1)
        <6 Below Expectation (1)
        Time of the year
        Mar - May (6)
        Jun - Aug (5)
        Sep - Nov (7)
        Dec - Feb (11)
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        12
        10.0
        Exceptional
        robert from Australia
        Couple
        Queen Room
        Stayed 1 night in February 2022

        WONDERFUL STAY.”

        Owners Lisa and Damien made us welcome on arrival,extremely friendly and informative.The rooms are very clean and comfortable.The Karuah RSL is close-by and the chinese meals were great.We were so impressed with our stay we made another booking.Thank you Lisa and Damien for a wonderful stay and look forward to seeing you soon.

        Reviewed April 07, 2022

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Lynda from Australia
        Solo traveler
        Deluxe Queen Room
        Stayed 1 night in April 2021

        Nice surprise”

        I was expecting rather less than I received. Although the motel seems to be an older style, it has been very nicely renovated. The room was bright and fresh and very comfortable with everything I needed.

        Reviewed April 10, 2021

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Rebecca from Australia
        Family with young children
        Deluxe Twin Room
        Stayed 1 night in July 2022

        Great location”

        Clean, all amenities we needed were available. Close to shops and club. Nice walk to river and park. Helpful staff.

        Reviewed July 09, 2022

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Paul from Australia
        Couple
        Deluxe Queen Room
        Stayed 1 night in February 2020

        It was close to everything and very quiet ”

        The RSL was close and the people running the motel was very pleasant and help full

        Reviewed February 21, 2020

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Zhang from Australia
        Solo traveler
        Deluxe Queen Room
        Stayed 1 night in January 2022

        Fantistic”

        Very good location, good room side. Good stuff. Mei Zhang

        Reviewed February 07, 2022

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        9.6
        Exceptional
        Nick from Australia
        Family with teens
        Deluxe Twin Room
        Stayed 1 night in December 2019

        Exceptional”

        Super nice staff, clean and modern room. Good location, worth the money. Will stay there again if needed in the future.

        Reviewed December 29, 2019

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Kim from Australia
        Family with young children
        Deluxe Twin Room
        Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

        Perfect”

        Everything was perfect for my family getaway

        Reviewed May 08, 2022

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        9.6
        Exceptional
        Gary from Australia
        Couple
        Deluxe Queen Room
        Stayed 1 night in March 2021

        Great value ”

        Perfect for couples . Close to shops & RSL club. Will be back

        Reviewed March 30, 2021

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        9.2
        Exceptional
        Kim from Australia
        Couple
        Deluxe Queen Room
        Stayed 1 night in January 2021

        Close to eveything”

        Location great,walk to shops,rsl club & river. Good size room,shower big with good water pressure. Room was refreshing but the bed was a bit low but thats just personal preference. Owner very helpful & friendly. Karuah is a quiet little town. Pizza at rsl club cafe is terrible.

        Reviewed January 08, 2021

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        george from Australia
        Couple
        Deluxe Queen Room
        Stayed 1 night in September 2020

        Exceptional”

        Great refurbished rooms

        Reviewed September 07, 2020

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        8.4
        Excellent
        Angela from Australia
        Family with young children
        Deluxe Twin Room
        Stayed 1 night in September 2019

        A little disappointed ”

        My new born was crying and so i had to go to a nearest motel.. I had booked this 1.. we never made it this 1. I understood that i booked it and was our fault but still disappointed they took full price even though we didn't make it there..

        Reviewed October 07, 2019

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        8.0
        Excellent
        Jennifer from Australia
        Couple
        Deluxe Queen Room
        Stayed 1 night in January 2020

        Nice but too much light in room”

        The modern design of the motel doors with multiple rectangular glass slats meant that we were woken up in the early hours of the morning with light flooding into the room. We didn’t like that.

        Reviewed January 09, 2020

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        6.4
        Good
        Rita from Australia
        Couple
        Deluxe Queen Room
        Stayed 7 nights in January 2021

        Karuah Riverside motel”

        Nice little place to stop, quiet location not far from places of interest

        Reviewed January 23, 2021

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        8.4
        Excellent
        Karen from Canada
        Solo traveler
        Deluxe Queen Room
        Stayed 1 night in November 2016

        Clean, safe & friendly”

        Riverside Motel is everything you need from a budget location - Lisa, an owner, was friendly when getting me settled in my scrupulously clean room (#5), the room was quiet at night, the bed was comfortable, and the shower had excellent water pressure. Travelling alone, I felt safe here and enjoyed my stay.

        Reviewed November 09, 2016

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Margaret from Australia
        Couple
        Deluxe Queen Room
        Stayed 1 night in September 2016

        Lovely country motel”

        A small 6 unit motel not too far from the Freeway. Great for an overnight stay. Staff very friendly and helpful. Close to club for quick drink and dinner. A small cafe nearby for a delicious breakfast and coffee.

        Reviewed September 21, 2016

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        8.7
        Excellent
        Cynthia from Australia
        Couple
        Deluxe Queen Room
        Stayed 1 night in November 2015

        A very comfortable stop over.”

        Lisa's pleasant welcome. Decor in the room. Cleanliness

        The motel room was very comfortable.There were several restaurants and the RSL close by & within walking distance to the water.

        Reviewed November 21, 2015

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        8.7
        Excellent
        Peter from Australia
        Couple
        Deluxe Queen Room
        Stayed 1 night in December 2013

        This motel is an ideal stopover on a road trip. ”

        modern interior, spacious and comfortable

        We used this property as a stopover on a long road trip. The township has very little to offer but the motel enabled us to relax overnight for the next day's driving.

        Reviewed December 28, 2013

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        8.4
        Excellent
        Liz from Australia
        Couple
        Deluxe Queen Room
        Stayed 2 nights in January 2018

        Perrrct base more than basic”

        This small establishment had all you need and quiet too. A bit more than your basic motel - nicer decor. Still good 50 minutes drive to Nelson Bay but only 20 min to Tea Gardens and the ferry. Very friendly staff. Felt very personal

        Reviewed January 15, 2018

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        9.2
        Exceptional
        Christine from United Kingdom
        Couple
        Deluxe Queen Room
        Stayed 1 night in July 2016

        Lovely decor but uncomfortable bed needing a padded topper.”

        A great little motel but the mattress was needing a padded topper to add comfort to what is a hard, spring based bed.

        Reviewed July 29, 2016

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        9.2
        Exceptional
        Graham from United Kingdom
        Family with teens
        Deluxe Twin Room
        Stayed 1 night in December 2017

        One night stop over”

        Excellent reception, very polite and attentive staff, clean and well equipped room. Perfect for the price. Received excellent advice about what to do and see in the area in 24 hours. I would give this place mu highest recommendation.

        Reviewed December 21, 2017

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