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River Esplanade Motel

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   98 River Esplanade, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
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Ranked #10 of 22 hotels in Mooloolaba
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Nice room (number 8) and friendly staff with a convenient location. fishermen can wet a line in the canal located next door.Expect to catch bread and butter species (Bream flathead and whiting).use the smallest long shank hook you can find and a tiny piece of peeled prawn.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

If you're looking for somewhere affordable/clean/comfortable. This is the place, not any luxuries but it provides a comfortable stay. Clean rooms & bathrooms , friendly service & easy to access restaurants & venues. Parking provided, and it was a very safe place. For a motel, I think it exceeds most expectations. Would definitely stay again.

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Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We needed a one night stay for a workshop. This was well priced and well located. Quiet spot such a short walk form the main beach. Clean and it looks like the tiling in the bathroom was new. What more do you need for a stay like this? The manager at reception was friendly and there is a car park... More

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

It is a nice location, about 5 mins walk to the beach / surf club. It has 2 entrances, 1 off Brisbane rd, the other off River Esp. The Brisbane Rd entrance takes you to a service station about 100m where I bought ice. Maccas & other shops aren't far across the rd. Rooms a nice, bathroom small but it's... More

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Brisbane, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We stayed there over Easter weekend, and for the price, we weren't expecting anything flash, or good, but we were pleasantly surprised. Whilst basic, the rooms were very modern, very clean, and well maintained. The location was superb for Mooloolaba, and the staff were very friendly as well which was a nice touch. The only thing I can criticise about... More

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Melbourne, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

just got home late yesterday after spending 4 nights in this motel .We usually stay in high rise apartments , but are sick of the constant banging of doors and the lifts .this motel was lovely and quiet and no traffic noises we stayed in room 10 which was in the middleMotel is in a .great location one minute walk... More

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

Booked budget motel last minute for 1 night but stayed 2. Great value for comfortable queen bed with mini frig and good shower. So peaceful and quiet and walking distance to Surf Club and other restaurants. Air conditioned and would definitely stay again. Also has a pool. Note: Bring soap with you as no toiletries and unless you like International... More

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Slough, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

Stayed over for a couple of nights while my boyfriend was working nights. Was a very comfortable room, nice comfy bed, good TV, clean bathroom with lovely shower and mini fridge. You can park outside your room and it was nice and quiet in the evenings and mornings. I felt save staying there all night on my own which isn't... More

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Jonkoping, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Rooms were clean spacious and comfortable. This motel has a great location is near the beach, and restaurants along the esplanade. Free parking right next to the room was very appreciated. Owners were nice and helpful.

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Frankfurt, Germany
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We checked-in around 7pm when the reception was already closed, but a short phone call and we got into the room. The room was clean and pretty much had everything you need for one night. The downside of the motel is the backpacker hostel next door. Lots of noise until late at night. Good if you want to party, bad... More

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Address: 98 River Esplanade, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Mooloolaba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — River Esplanade Motel 3*
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The River Esplanade Motel is a family-owned motel run by the Thompson family for almost 20 years. We specialize in quality accommodation at an affordable price. We are located in beautiful Mooloolaba which is only 1 hour north of Brisbane and are only 400m to the world famous Mooloolaba Beach making us a perfect destination for families, tourists and business travellers. We have 20 motel rooms and a 3 Bedroom Apartment, Outdoor swimming pool, shared kitchen facilities all set in amongst beautiful gardens. ... more   less 
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