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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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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Kerry and Jamie, thank you so much for making the end of our honeymoon so special in your beautiful part of Australia. The rooms had everything we needed and were very clean and well looked after with plenty of space for the little one. The home cooked food was fantastic and the dining lounge full of character. The welcome from... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stayed in many different motels on the same level as Sky Rider and would have to say this is one of the best. It looks a little tired from the outside but looks can be deceptive. It's not luxury but it's definitely far from a dive. It's very clean, comfortable and everything works - always a bonus when staying... More 

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Perth, Australia
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At first glance, it looked a bit of an old style motel. Once inside, the room (which had been recently refurbished) was comfortable and spacious enough for a family of two adults and one toddler. The bathroom was clean and spacious. The pool was well maintained and large enough for a proper swim. The best thing was the service provided... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excepionally friendly, well run and affordable, with the added bonus of a pool and outdoor area. This is a longish walk from town but an excellent choice for the price if you have wheels. Spacious room with lovely hot shower. The Indian resturant a short walk away is excellent too.

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Twyford, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The motel was clean and comfortable and only a couple of minutes by car to nearby restaurants so was fine for our 3 night stop. However, when paying on check out my card was automatically charged in UK £ and not in AU$ - I was not given a choice but was told that this was standard procedure by their... More 

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Scarlettpup, Owner at Sky Rider Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I feel I need to address your review immediately following your unhappiness regarding payment. Our hotel policy is NOT to accept the exchange rate offered by our EFPOS machine and bank. We only accept the exchange rate at our guests request, in your case this has not been the case and I can only apologise. We do not... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the motor inn for two nights in a family room. It was a good size for me and my friend, with very comfy beds. The breakfast was excellent and more than adequately set us up for a day spent bush walking and exploring the area. The location is quiet and probably a ten-minute brisk walk to the... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff are extremely friendly and helpful. The rooms is very small, I barely had enough space to open my baggage. Good value for money for a 2 days stops to visit the Blue Mountains. Close enough to all the main attractions.

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Tuggeranong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was wary of booking into this motel because of a recent experience with "cheap" where it was "cheap and nasty". The reviews on Trip Advisor sold me on it, and I am glad that they did. It's not the Ritz Carlton, but it is clean and comfortable. The owners make you feel totally welcome and like nothing is too... More 

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first trip to Australia and we really wanted to stay in Katoomba over night so we choose the Skyrider because of the other reviews we saw on trip advisor. The motel is dated but very clean, it is a bit of a walk but we were there to hike so what is another 15 minutes. What made... More 

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

Spent 2 nights here as part of a road trip from Brisbane to Sydney. Its a small motel on the edge of this charming little town. Close enough to all the main attractions. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful. Room was a good size very clean and well maintained. Its not smart but has a very nice ambiance. Recommended

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