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Katherine River Lodge Motel

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50 Giles St, Katherine, Northern Territory 0850, Australia
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Katherine River Lodge Motel
Ranked #8 of 8 Hotels in Katherine
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Palmerston, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

After reading the other reviews I was a little reluctant to go back to this hotel even though we have stayed here a few times in the past. Most of the other hotels that we really wanted to stay at were booked out, so we decided to give it one more go. We were pleasantly surprised to find that the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We were staying at another motel but went here to the Escarpment restaurant for dinner. The food range, presentation and service was very good. The drinks reasonably priced and attentitiveness of the staff a little overbearing. The waitress obviously was new and very nervous, and repeateadly replied with "NO WORRIES" EVERY every time she spoke. There is basically no outlook... More

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Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I stayed in the Motel for 4 months, there was fighting between other long term residents, the pool was gross and the poor new management had, had enough! I was lucky enough to find somewhere to live. It is now run by the owners. I was given a gift certificate for the new restaurant and used it on the 12th... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

WARNING: Do NOT stay here!! Or stay in Katherine on that matter! Firstly, the rooms in which I had were NOT clean! The floor looked as if the cleaners had swept all the dirt into one corner and had not been vacuumed. I found 2 cockroaches in the room during the night!! Don't get me started on the bathroom, the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Expected a neat no-frills twin room as advertised on hotel website. Instead we were shunted into a dingy smaller room that reeked of airbrushed stale cigarettes. There was exposed wiring on the ceiling fan, a rusting fridge door, cardboard covering broken windows, missing light fittings and a sculptured watermark in the (otherwise clean) toilet. Barely a trickle flowed from the... More

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Mornington, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

The room was okay, it was clean, but had obvious cigarette smell in bed linen. The outside of the room was not welcoming, it was in an unpaved area, with filthy outside chairs, grotty paving and rubbish piled at the end of the building. There were items I would not expect to find in a well maintained hotel/motel car park.... More

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Katherine, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Staying here right now. At $175 a night (admittedly high season) it is joke and a rip-off. The rooms look like you'd expect to find in a 1970s Soviet resort. Run down and in dire need of a good clean. Barely any lights on the outside, so it was difficult to even find the room in the dark. I would... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

I stayed at this sad place in April. New owners have taken over and are in full swing to upgrade services. The staff were helpful and friendly, but the rooms and facilities were tired and not really functioning well. There is a new restaurant opening shortly, and much work and maintenance needed in rooms and grounds, and the new owners... More

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

web site not true, all aspects not available, the only thing working is the community bar- be -que, doors not closing, value for money not even close,,,poor housekeeping if they bother to even refresh, paid good money for not much,,,,,,,

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Surrey
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69 reviews 69 reviews
46 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Stayed here with wife and Brother in Law, The place is up for sale. Our rooms were extremely basic, our ceiling fan didn't work , the air con wasn't very good and it so the room was extremely hot. This is probably a reasonable hotel for Katherine, but if it was anywhere else it would be pulled down and tarmaced... More

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Address: 50 Giles St, Katherine, Northern Territory 0850, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Katherine
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 40

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