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Karinga Motel

258-260 Molesworth Street, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
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Ranked #4 of 11 Hotels in Lismore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

We had to travel to Lismore to stay for a week in September. The Karinga team must be congratulated for presenting a immaculate, well appointed, quiet and affordable motel. We stayed for 3 nights and felt completely at home. Our room was cleaned each day and smelled like new each time (a great effort when 2 males were residing in... More

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Sam H, Manager at Karinga Motel, responded to this review

Hi Rob C, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on your stay with us. It was definitely a very busy week, but it was such a pleasure to have you all stay for the softball and we were lucky to get such good weather. Thank you again and all the best for the future.... More

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Recently stayed at the Karinga Motel in Lismore while on business. The proprietors were very welcoming and helpful. Rooms were very neat and clean with all the fixtures you would expect. Location of the motel is close to the main street as well as the river for early morning or afternoon walks. Rooms were quiet being just far enough away... More

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Sam H, Manager at Karinga Motel, responded to this review

Dear Ba28orin, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. It is always rewarding to hear that we have provided a pleasant stay, as well as neat and clean accommodation. Thank you again, we hope to have you stay with us again if you return to the area. Kind regards Sam & Karl... More

Port Stephens, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Travelling as a single person I needed to find some where safe and comfortable to stay. Sam was so helpful in making my stay enjoyable. Room very clean and comfortable. Have already recommended Karinga Motel to friends travelling up that way.

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Sam H, Manager at Karinga Motel, responded to this review

Hi Laumane, Thank you for kindly reviewing your stay with us. It is so pleasing to hear that we made you feel welcome and safe. These are very important factors, especially when travelling alone. We hope to welcome you back again next time you visit Lismore and thank you very much for the recommendations, we appreciate it :) Kind regards... More

Grafton, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Karl and Sam were just lovely. They put themselves out when we arrived early and the staff were so friendly. The meals in the restaurant were huge and delicious. Our room was well appointed and clean with a wide array of snacks to choose from. A very central location close to everything yet quiet. Love to stay again.

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Sam H, Manager at Karinga Motel, responded to this review

Hi RosalieA61, Thank you for your kind review regarding your recent stay with us. It was a pleasure to have you and your family and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you all back anytime. Thanks again Kind regards Sam & Karl Harris Property Managers More

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I stopped in here for a recent work trip and I was impressed, Good clean rooms and modern facilities, excellent service and the restaurant provides outstanding meals in both size and quality. The location is great and is central to the CBD of Lismore with a quick walk to the shops etc I would recommend this as a good place... More

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Sam H, Manager at Karinga Motel, responded to this review

Hi David m, Thank you very much for your recent review, I am so glad to hear that you were impressed. We are hoping the word will spread on the convenience of having the meals available every night, we look forward to welcoming you back next time you travel through Lismore. Thank you Kind regards Sam & Karl Harris Property... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I've done a lot of travelling with my family all over the world and have never experienced such warm and friendly hosts. The hotel is in a central location, the rooms are modern and really clean with Great rates. The new managers Karl and Sam are clearly working exceptionally hard and have a true understanding of customer service. I wish... More

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Sam H, Manager at Karinga Motel, responded to this review

Hi Rebecca, Wow, what a lovely review, definitely put a smile on our faces today. Thank you very much for your review of our property and your stay. We are glad that you enjoyed it and we were able to provide everything you were looking for. We appreciate all our guest feedback and reviews and are grateful for your kind... More

Upper Coomera, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Lovely, neat & clean accomodation. Wonderful service from the new managers, so helpful & friendly.Great Breakfast menu & food from the restaurant at very reasonable prices Would definitley stay again when heading through Lismore.

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Sam H, Manager at Karinga Motel, responded to this review

To Emma D, Thank you very much for your kind review, it was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we really appreciate your feedback. Kind regards Sam & Karl Harris Property Managers More

Slacks Creeks
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The new Managers, Karl and Sam, have taken Karinga Motel from an unwelcoming place according to earlier reviews that I had read to a place that will attract many return visits. Nothing was to much trouble and anything else that was required was only a request away. Although our room had not yet been re-furbished it was spotlessly clean and... More

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Sam H, Manager at Karinga Motel, responded to this review

Good afternoon Peter S, Thank you for such a kind, detailed review of your experience staying with us. It was a pleasure to have you and your wife, as well as all of your family members stay with us. It is very rewarding for us to hear that our effort is paying off and that you enjoyed your trip to... More

Elanora, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

A lovely time with Sam and Karl. So accomodating and friendly. Bent over backwards to help me out. Beds are comfy, everything is clean. Upstairs is renovated downstairs is not,but fine. Great service.

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Sam H, Manager at Karinga Motel, responded to this review

Dear Kirsten D, Thank you for your review, we appreciate all feedback we receive. We look forward to having you and your family back next year. We wish you and your daughter safe travels in America and hopefully by your return trip some of our family rooms will also be refurbished. Thanks again and good luck Kind regards Sam &... More

Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Stayed 4 nights at this hotel 19/5/14-23/5/14, I booked directly with Sam the manager who assured me that the room was of high standard. Stayed in room 108 which was a 4 Star Room with a Comfortable Queen size bed, sofa, flat screen, the usual mini bar (stocked with drinks at 'Coles prices') and modern décor. The bathroom was clean... More

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Sam H, Manager at Karinga Motel, responded to this review

Good afternoon mmalauditor1, Thank you very much for your detailed review of your stay last week. It was an absolute pleasure to have both yourself and your work colleague come and stay with us and also make full use of our restaurant facilities. We always aim to please and are glad that we have been able to accomplish this with... More

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Address: 258-260 Molesworth Street, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Lismore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 30
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