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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 3 days ago NEW

My sister and I stayed here overnight whilst we were visiting the blue mountains. We were greeted quickly upon arrival by one of the owners, she was very friendly and gave us a map of the area and suggested places to eat out that night in Katoomba. The room was just as described, very clean and comfortable. We also borrowed... More 

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Bella Vista, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed a few times at this Motel and its clean and tidy with a responsible price. I was disappointed to find that this weekend they didn't provide a hot breakfast (like it mentions on their website). I had to look elsewhere early each morning which in Katoomba wasn't easy to find.

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

Thank you for your continued business. We are sorry you were unable to enjoy our usual hot breakfast, unfortunately in our absence during your stay our relief manager was unable to have a chef on duty and was only able to offer continental breakfast. We hope next time you visit we can offer you our full breakfast service. More 

Mold, Wales, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for a night whilst honeymooning in Australia. Initial impressions, even before arriving, were excellent due to the e-mail contact and the offer of an upgrade to a deluxe queen room. Upon arrival the motel had a homely and welcoming feel. The lady at reception was thoroughly polite and helpful. The room was clean and comfortable, providing everything that... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and you were pleased with the found the service and welcome you received. The mountains are beautiful to explore in the winter months our dining room with log fire is always a hit with our guests. We hope to see you again. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Spent the night there enroute from Country NSW into Sydney. A very cheerful and friendly lady greeted us at the reception counter, and we got the keys within mere minutes. Appreciated the gesture of starting the heater prior to our check-in, so that we immediately felt warm and comfortable. Room furnishings are starting to get a bit dated, but no... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us we look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

It is a motel, so you shouldn't expect 5 star service, but saying that it was very affordable and well served by the able and polite staff. We were arriving later than the usual check in time and staff were friendly and stayed late to check us in. Not a romantic getaway, but very good for a stopover, motorway rest,... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us we look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Every effort was made to make it a great stay. Heaters were on in the rooms when we arrived. The rooms were clean and tidy. They had a selection of DVDs and board games to borrow. Just outside town makes a nice walk with the kids to town or $8 taxi ride. Could use new pillows but would recommend to... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us we look forward to seeing you again in the future. We are replacing pillows that have seen better days so thank you for your comments, we always have extra pillows on hand if required. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This motel is in a lovely quiet area of Katoomba and far enough back from the highway so you don't hear any traffic noise. Room 32 was very clean and well setup with a very comfy bed. We even had snow !!!

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

Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us we look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The folks at Echo Point Information Centre suggested Sky Rider and another accommodation but we stopped by to check this one out first. Kelly let us see the room. We were on a super tight budget and traveling with my husband's 79 year old godmother. Kelly offered us a family room which gave us space so we didn't feel like... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and in particular enjoyed the breakfast served in our dining room with open log fire. July is a lovely time of the year in the mountains and we always get into the Yulefest Spirit with all the decorations, but this year the snow was a real surprise and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We had such a great experience at the Sky Rider Inn. Upon our first arrival, our room was not quite ready, which really could have lead to a bad experience, but instead the receptionist upgraded us to the deluxe room. She was so helpful right from the second we walked in the door, providing maps and suggestions of what to... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and in particular enjoyed the service offered by our family. We do our best to accommodate early check in's and if we have superior rooms available we try to upgrade where we can so our guests expectations can be exceeded. We hope to see you again. More 

New South Wales, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We had a lovely stay here, the receptionist was extremely helpful. She showed us a map of the local area and circled points of interest. The room was really nice and clean and the heater was very warm, although took a little bit to kick in (but that's expected from floor heaters) Its only a short drive from town and... More 

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Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us we look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

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