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Riverside Motel

103 W Bay Street, Southport, NC 28461
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Gastonia, North Carolina
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Great relaxing place to stay. Love to sit out on the back porch and watch the freight liners and smaller boats go by. Very close walk to the City Pier and downtown shops. Room was nice but bathroom floors could use a good cleaning.

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Society Hill SC
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Quaint, peaceful, shopping, unique restaurants, and Historic Attractions. Really nice foe off season getaway. October is beautiful. Various types of food. BBQ to Fresh Seafood. The view form our porch with a swing facing the inland-waterway !

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Burlington, North Carolina
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

This motel is modest but very clean. My husband and I planned a relaxing vacation and the motel was just that. There are swings on the back deck and it was great to sit there and watch the boats float by. I agree with some of the other reviews that the air conditioning unit going off and on kept me... More 

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Thank dweath1
Kernersville, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

The motel and rooms are very well kept up clean people are friendly and view is very nice over looks the cape fear river with in walking distance to park restaurants and shops and its more fore people who like a relaxing atmosphere .

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Tarboro, North Carolina
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22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I guess I'm just getting old. I should have brought my own pillow (the ones provided just seemd very flat) and the A/C going off/on all night just kept me up. It was in a great location though, we enjoyed walkiong to/from the restaurants. and the rooms were exceptionally clean and very cute. I'd probably try it again in another... More 

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Ningbo, China
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We stayed here on a Thursday night. The room was very clean and comfortable. Nothing too fancy, but we weren't looking for that anyway. The best part was the location. Right on the water. Right next door was the beautiful park with many benches and swings to sit in overlooking the water. We enjoyed sitting there after dinner, just relaxing... More 

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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99 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

While this motel is not a five star establishment, the views will definitely win you over! They were spectacular! Everything was clean but attention to detail was lacking. For example, there were burnt out light bulbs and the toilet was sitting on a shim. You could walk to the majority of restaurants and since we were there overnight it was... More 

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6 Thank Mark S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Found this hotel online researching info on Southport. Friend trying to mark item off bucket list seeing Bald Head and Oak Island lighthouses. Location is perfect as you can see both from the back porch. Views from the porch are the best. This is definitely a retro mom and pop type hotel but it was neat and respectably clean. Had... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

The location is fabulous!!! Walking distance to everything, refrigerator in room and very clean and comfortable. Enjoyed sitting on the porch watching the boats. This note is for the owners and just a couple of things that would make this cozy little place a little better: Please replace those old hard pillows. I am a very light sleeper and the... More 

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8 Thank Pjwrenn B
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

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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