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Riverside Motel

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103 W Bay Street, Southport, NC 28461
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Riverside Motel
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Southport
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We stayed in Room 4. The room looked great, was clean and very homy. Had a good view from the back patio swing and was within walking distance to all kinds of shops and great eating places as well as piers. They cleaned it everyday. Have no complaints and plan on coming back again next year.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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71 reviews 71 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

I travel often with my husband. This was not our usual cookie cutter hotel! We felt as if we had been transported back to the 50's which is not a bad thing. We chose it because I was able to walk to places in town during the day when he needed the car. It was perfect for that. We walked... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This place is awesome ! The view with the chairs and swing out by the waterway was great. We stayed 2 nites and had a bottle of wine each evening sitting in our chairs out on the lawn beside the water . Where else can you do that? And the price with that view can't be beat. The staff was... More

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

What a wonderful find! Looking forward to next year. What a great location and you can't beat the view. We stayed in #4 and it was perfect. Clean and enough bspace room for the 2 of us and our bikes to be comfortable. We enjoyed the back swing, watching the boats, walking in the grass. Just a great motel in... More

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Swink, CO
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

As others have noted, this is an older hotel, though well maintained overall. It is not a polished example of modern innkeeping. We stayed in #5, which was clean, and everything worked. The back patio gives a great view of the river, and as we sat on the bench swing, we watched a number of trawlers, private sportfishermen, and the... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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62 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I've stayed here several times, and it has some great points (although if you're looking for a modern, sterile motel room, this is not your cup of tea). It's right beside the Cape Fear River, and most of the rooms have a back deck with chairs/swing, so you can sit out there and watch the boats go by, in some... More

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State of WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This motel is a bit rustic looking and if you are looking for a Four Seasons experience, this is not it. But, it is clean, the lady checking us in was most pleasant and helpful with local information, and you are a couple of blocks from the visitor center, restaurants, lovely historic homes, quaint shops. The motel is right on... More

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Sandy Ridge, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

I have stayed in this motel several times with no problems . October 22, 2013 I checked in too room # 4 , mid afternoon, took river photos then had dinner and went back to my room .. With out notice or warning as I walked into the bath room ,,, I found my self on the floor with my... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Sits right on the Cape Fear & there is a nice porch swing & 2 chairs to enjoy the river activity. The room was charming & clean. If we are able to return to Southport we will stay here. We didn't need much from the owners but the people we talked with were very pleasant & helpful.

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North Caroina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

This motel is older and looks it on the outside but the rooms are clean and have had some updates. Need another mirror in the room. We stayed in #5. Additional fan helped keep room cool and it was quiet. Love the swing off the back porch and the view of the sound is awesome! Wonderful location within walking distance... More

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Address: 103 W Bay Street, Southport, NC 28461
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Southport
Number of rooms: 12

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