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Sky Rider Motor Inn

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3.5 of 5
302 Bathurst Rd | (Cnr. Valley Rd), Katoomba, New South Wales NSW 2780 , Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our family of 4 briefly toured the area using sky rider as our base. Clean tidy rooms, great advice on dinner spots from the owners and fantastic breakfast. Would have used the pool and bbq area If we had time. Very friendly and helpful.

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Karlsruhe, Deutschland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Sky Rider Motor Inn is an average Motel with very friendly staff. They are perfectly located for trips to the Blue Mountains and the Scenic World. The heating doesn't cover the bathroom, which means is quite cold there in April. WiFi is only provided for an extra charge - mobile plans seem to be more attractive so we didn't... More 

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Gosford, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped in for a night with wife & three kids & really enjoyed it. The rooms were nice & clean & staff were excellent. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for somewhere that is very reasonably priced & comfortable

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Sydney, Australia
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19 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed one night in interconnecting room for 1 night. Looking for a simple/clean motel for a night and this was great. Friendly staff gave us a good rate on the two rooms as all family rooms were occupied. Rooms have air, hear and fridges. Small flat screen TV in the room with integrated DVD player.

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Canberra, Australia
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51 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The highlight of this motel was the attitude of the staff and owners. Nothing was too much trouble. We had a couple of minor problems (eg. a DVD stuck in the DVD player) and they immediately went out of their way to fix the problems. Any minor issue we had was resolved more-or-less immediately. They were also very helpful with... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly reception, conveniently located if you are on a self drive holiday. Nice breakfast too! Kettle etc amenities were sufficient and clean as well. There is also a swimming pool and BBQ facilities available although we had not use either of them.

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Melbourne, Australia
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a good base for exploring the main attractions around Katoomba. It is an old fashioned motel with basic rooms. Breakfast is adequate and served in a light, charming room. The owners are friendly and helpful. We easily walked into town each night for dinner and there were plenty of reasonable options. We really appreciated the pool which was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Both the exterior and interior have plenty of character, I am sure many people would see this as the place need a lot of modernization, but I actually preferred it this way. It was a bit like stepping back in time 40 years ago, what with the period fixtures (aircon / fridge)and the exterior signage, just gives the place a... More 

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

Thank you for your review. Our certainly does have plenty of character and that's what we hope stands us apart from our competition. We are working hard to make the necessary improvements to the motel and as we are a family run business we do this ourselves, bathrooms are our next project to modernise them in keeping with the main... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelling west for Easter and wanting to beat the Good Friday traffic, my wife and I booked into the Sky Rider for a Thursday night stopover. I remembered this motel as being on the highway and perhaps a bit noisy but I was wrong. The new roadworks have placed the motel well away from the main road and allowed it... More 

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Perth, Australia
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a little concerned about the accommodation I'd booked when we pulled up outside the Sky Rider Hotel. The exterior is in need of a little TLC, but the warm welcome by the staff won us over. Our room was spacious, spotlessly clean and very well equipped. We were very pleasantly surprised. We had the continental breakfast both mornings... More 

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