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Sky Rider Motor Inn

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302 Bathurst Rd | (Cnr. Valley Rd), Katoomba, New South Wales NSW 2780 , Australia
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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My first motel experience in years. This was a decent, clean establishment with a nice-sized family room (1 double, 3 single beds) that served us well, with a fridge, kettle, toaster and other small basics provided. The property is surprisingly tucked away and attractive, notwithstanding its location close to the highway beside a ramshackle auto-repair shop. Wifi was spotty with... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great little motel, so clean, revamped, renovated bathroom, clean white linen (no grubby old bedspreads), comfy bed, lovely swimming pool, nice location only 2 minute drive to town centre. There's no reason to stay anywhere else. I really love this place (can you tell? ) !

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Jervis Bay, Australia
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A simple, pretty standard design motel that is very well run. Our room was spotless, obviously recently renovated and very comfortable. Its about a 12-15 minute stroll into town. Great value, good location, very clean, friendly.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

LOCATION & ATTRACTIONS NEARBY *** Located approx. 10-15 min from Katoomba city centre, next to Great Western Hwy and also close to few lookouts and stunning walking paths. Even it’s located near the road, there’s no noise heard from there. There is complimentary car park in front of all rooms. HOTEL OVERVIEW ***Family-run, good 3,5* motel with good access to... More 

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Freeling
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the room was very clean and had basic amenities. It is excellent value for money and the people who had recently taken it over were in the middle of renovating the restaurant and were very friendly and happy to assist and share their knowledge.

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Gosford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Room was very clean. Basic but just what we needed. Good size bathroom looked like it was recently renovated. Good sized double bed. Very friendly staff, they gave us a run down of the near by area included best site seeing and places to go for eating. Would defiantly stay again.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here based on the reviews we saw. Maybe because our last spot was the Four Seasons in Sydney, we were just not so happy with this place. They were helpful when in October we had to change our timing on our dates there - they switched us easily. But on arrival it was right on the highway. It's... More 

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Amroth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing was too much trouble for this family run business in the heart of the Blue Mountains. The swimming pool was a real asset after a long hot day sight seeing. BBQ with all equipment around pool area. Breakfast quality was excellent with plenty of choice for all tastes. Great for both families and people without kids. Good choice of... More 

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Canberra
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

I stayed here for my birthday in November with my family after reading the good reviews on Trip Advisor. I booked 3 superior queen rooms at this hotel through booking.com in advance. This was very convenient as I did not need to pay anything until we arrived. I will definitely stay at the Sky Rider Motor Inn again next time... More 

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London
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154 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

This is the oldest motel – by quite some way – that I have stayed in; there was also little I could see by way of refurbishment or other investment spend. I won’t belabour this further. There is also background road noise to deal with from the very busy A32 Great Western Highway, plus the local road traffic and trains... More 

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KerrySkyRider, Manager at Sky Rider Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are an older motel but we are working very hard to make improvements... we are in the process of renovating all our bathrooms with only 4 to complete. We have recarpeted 95% of the motel rooms as well as made improvements to the bedrooms with new curtains, bedding, and furniture. We have repainted the... More 

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