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Karinga Motel

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258-260 Molesworth Street, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
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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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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This motel is extremely clean and comfortable. The food was great and the mushroom sauce is to die for...yummo. It is located close to the Workers club and to the middle of town, everything within walking distance.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I stay last night with a colleague on business, this is the first time I have stayed there. This property is value for money. The room was clean, the bed was comfortable, and there was no road noise and no noise in general, so easy to relax and get some work done or sleep. I would recommend for either business... More 

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PARKES NSW
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Easy and helpful online booking. Effortless and very warm reception. Comfortable rooms with good facilities. Well looked after with satisfying evening meals and breakfasts in dining room. Drive through exit to rear was most helpful and enabled a group of cars to exit during morning peak traffic without fuss. Highly recommended

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The Karinga Motel represents great value for what it provides at its prices. My room was spotlessly clean and fresh and very comfortably appointed. Furthermore the room and bathroom are spacious and all the normal accessories are included. I had a meal in the restaurant in the evening which was very reasonably priced for a substantial serving. The Karinga was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Best Accommodation in Lismore ! Joanne made sure the WiFI worked as I need to work late both nights. Rooms great, comfy and very clean. Great beds, quiet and Breakfast available if required - Fantastic value !

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I called at 9.30pm enquiring about a room with being an hour from the motel. The owner said that would be fine and they will wait up for us .. and that they did. The room was basic, but extremely clean and comfortable. The room itself had a recent refresh, the bathroom was dated, but again I stress it was... More 

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Cabarita Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

I recently spent an overnight stay in Lismore as I was attending a function and did not wish to drive home the same evening. I searched through Trip Advisor and chose the Karinga Motel. It was not rated first but I liked the location and it appeared to offer privacy. I was pleased I did. From Check in to Check... More 

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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 

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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
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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 

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