We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Seaview Motel

178 Charlotte Street, Cooktown, Queensland 4895, Australia
Seaview Motel
Write a Review

91 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    16
    50
    20
    3
    2
See reviews for
19
42
8
5
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (33)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (91)
  • Mar-May only
    (18)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (29)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (32)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (12)
All months
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Choose one of the newer rooms which are a little bigger and a little more expensive (36 onwards). The view was great sitting on the balcony watching the world go by and the traffic on the river. You are a little removed from the town centre but can easily walk to it. The very interesting interpretive history walk starts nearby... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just spent a couple of nights here (room 39) with a good balcony overlooking where Cook repaired the Endeavour and the river of the same name. Room was spacious and comfortable and spotlessly clean. Two slightly negative comments are that water pressure in the shower could be better and there is restricted complimentary Wifi. We would definitely stay... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
CooktownSeaviewMotel, Manager at Seaview Motel, responded to this review

Hi Phantomscot, Thankyou for your review and glad you enjoyed your stay at the Seaview Motel. with regards Sandra. More 

Malanda, Australia
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Stayed at the Seaview Motel for 2 nights. Had a budget room with the best views of the Endeavour River. Very clean, comfortable, not too small. Beds quite hard so didnt sleep well. Cooktown is so full of history and worth a visit. Only problem was the wildlife in the room:- geckos, ants, flying ants, mozzies. I know this is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
CooktownSeaviewMotel, Manager at Seaview Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and glad your enjoyed your stay. insects and pests can be a pain in the tropics at times Regards Sandra More 

Melbourne, Australia
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

this was our second stay at The Seaview motel and we had a comfortable stay once again. We had a clean, comfortable and importantly cool room with a wonderful view over the Endeavour river. We enjoyed the pool and are thankful to the staff who found our daughters prescription googles and posted them home to us. I would recommend staying... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
CooktownSeaviewMotel, Manager at Seaview Motel, responded to this review

Hi seabrOOk29, Thankyou for your great review and glad you enjoyed yourself again. look forward to seeing you next time cheers Sandra More 

Queensland
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
45 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

On my recent holiday travelling to far north Queensland, I visited many places for the first time in decades. Only Cooktown seemed unchanged. The Seaview Motel's name is misleading as the view is more of the Endeavour River than the sea, but a very fine view it is. My room was on the upper floor, and was spacious but hardly... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
CooktownSeaviewMotel, Owner at Seaview Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words, and glad you enjoyed your stay. with regards Sandra More 

Cairns Region, Australia
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
3 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I looked at all the accommodation online and this motel captured my attention because of the location and their reasonable prices but they were full. I emailed and ask them to call me if a room became available incase there was cancellations and they did. Elizabeth whom I didn't meet when I got there called me to advise that a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
CooktownSeaviewMotel, Manager at Seaview Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for the fantastic review, we were glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us at the Seaview Motel. Regards Sandra More 

Brisbane, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

A bit expensive but quite a nice motel with range of rooms on offer [budget/3-4 star]. Good location close to all the things you need to find in Cooktown. Views across the water from the front cabins. Continental breakfast was great value. Good spot to relax after working all day.

Was this review helpful? Yes
CooktownSeaviewMotel, Manager at Seaview Motel, responded to this review

Dear Desmond, Thank you for your review, and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

Cairns
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

With fingers crossed I had to take any room I could as I had left my booking way to late for the weekend of the Cooktown Cup, well from the moment my call was answered until check out I had a great experience. The rooms are nothing remarkable and would greatly benefit from more lighting, however once you open the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
CooktownSeaviewMotel, Manager at Seaview Motel, responded to this review

Hi David, Thank you, very much for taking the time to write this wonderful review of the Seaview Motel. we were very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. More 

Hull UK
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This motel is perfect. Spotlessly clean, everything you need to make you comfortable, friendly helpful staff, lovely gardens and swimming pool and the location right on the river. Sit outside in the gardens watch the sunrise whilst enjoying a coffee, idyllic. Perfect stopover wether for one night like us or longer.

Was this review helpful? Yes
CooktownSeaviewMotel, Manager at Seaview Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your experience at our Motel with future travellers. we are glad you enjoyed your time here. regards Sandra More 

Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

We stayed only 1 night in their budget rooms area. It was spotlessly clean. Great views. Lovely spot to sit at the table and chairs outside the room and watch to sun set over the water. Laundry was very clean and the clothesline x4 had the best view of all. Great value and lovely staff.

Was this review helpful? Yes
CooktownSeaviewMotel, Manager at Seaview Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Seaview Motel. And it meet all of your expectations. Thankyou very much for taking the time to write this wonderful review of the Seaview Motel. More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

45 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (45)
Viewed
Room/suite (16)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
View from room (12)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Other (11)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Amenities

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question