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River Esplanade Motel

3.0 of 5
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98 River Esplanade, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
River Esplanade Motel
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Ranked #10 of 15 Hotels in Mooloolaba
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is good walking distance to all the attractions, the rooms are small very basic but clean,can't complain you get what you pay for, it was nice to walk out and be on the River great outlook...........................................................

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8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here during the Easter NSW/QLD school holidays when most beachside accommodation is priced through the roof. If you want fancy, then look elsewhere, but if you want practical, clean, comfortable accommodation in walking distance to shops, beaches, bars, etc, then The River Esplanade Motel is a winner. Parking is off-street which is good, it's a 3-5 min walk... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Basic motel but clean, well priced and in a reasonable location within easy walking distance to surf club, beach and restaurants. Room was clean and bed was comfortable. Manager was friendly. Would definitely return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Would definitely recommend this motel, reasonable prices and very friendly staff, the room was fresh and clean beautifully decorated for my partners and my get away thank you river esplanade motel for your great service and cleanliness of the rooms. See you again soon

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

The people who run this motel have obviously put a lot of work into making it a comfortable and reasonably priced place to stay. We stayed in a chalet-style room where we could park our car right outside. The room was simply furnished, including a tv, aircon and coffee-making facilities. The bathroom was modern and very clean. The motel itself... More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Only staying one night and didn't book ahead as we were a bit worried by one of the previous reviews about cleanliness. We needn't had worried, but just in case asked if we could see the room before committing (stayed in room number 4) very clean throughout, freshly painted, linen very clean and even shower head spotless. Really can't fault... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

From the first smile i got of management, to the final smile when checking out, this was the perfect stay. Staff where friendly, helpful and a joy to converse with. The room was spacious, very clean and comfortable, everything we needed, including air conditioning and wifi. The pool looked very inviting, the kids spent a couple of hours in there.... More 

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RiversideEsplanade, Manager at River Esplanade Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a kind review. We are happy to hear the kids got to enjoy the pool. We are lucky enough to always see such happy smiling faces around the place. Hope to see you again soon! :-) More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This Motel was basic but well priced. Only soap supplied in bathroom but I didn't expect much more than this from a basic Motel. Bedding and towels were clean. Excellent location with the Esplanade and Underwater World 3 - 5 minutes walk down the road. There is access to buses nearby that would take you to the train station and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I would never recommend this place to nobody. I no the saying of get what u pay for but i wouldnt let my dog stay here. There were dirty tissues under the bed, the blankets were dusty and ants all over the place. The tv didnt work and u could hardly move around the room. We payed for two nite... More 

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RiversideEsplanade, Manager at River Esplanade Motel, responded to this review

PLEASE READERS! Take time to look at photos of our rooms and other prior reviews. These comments simply do not give a true indication of what our nice little motel has to offer. Our rooms are basic but very clean and comfortable and beautifully presented. Its quite disturbing such comments (that can be very harmful to a hard working business)... More 

Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Basic unit, small bathroom, little on the downside for cleanliness, toilet bowl not clean and a lot of dust. Air con didn't work well at all and was hot most of night! TINY carparks especially for 4WD's! Good location though walking distance to main street and underwater world. Quiet and tidy overall.

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