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Goolwa Riverport Motel

Noble Avenue, Goolwa, South Australia 5214, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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
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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This rating has been given because although the room was adequate, but rather tired, the main reason we had selected this property was because the web site advertises that it has a restaurant - open seven nights. This was important to us for convenience - I had spent many hours planning our three week car trip booking all accommodation online.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for one night and were satisfied with the room. Yes it is 'old style' but it had tea and coffee facilities, even the good ole nice biscuits! Fresh clean sheets and towels and clean room. Noises wall Airconditioning but it worked. Didn't eat at the restaurant so can't comment on that. Beautiful setting on the river. Would... More 

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Wangaratta, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We had a spacious room with great verandah views of a waterway and birds. The only drawback was that the bedhead light did not work which made reading very difficult. The ensuite was roomy and easy to move about in.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

3km from the town centre but a great quiet location. Rooms have a rear door facing a small inlet and coastal grass land. Room was a bit aged and tired but clean and functional with a good sized fridge. AC is a basic window mounted unit. TV is a good sized flat screen. Kettle and toaster available but no microwave.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

An older style motel that we were very happy with. Loved having a kitchen sink! And a back & a front door! Room service breakfast was available at a very good price. I loved being able to sit outside and relax watching the pelicans and other birdlife. Very very peaceful. The room had two queen beds & one single with... More 

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Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

The room needed refurbishing and maybe a little extra cleaning but had a back door where you could watch parrots and other birds. The receptionist was friendly although we arrived after official check-in hours and had to ring a service bell. This was quite ok for a 1 night stay but Goolwa is a nice base to explore Coorong so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We stayed 2 nights in a spa suite which was fantastic value for money. Yes, there were a few things like the bathroom floor tiles that were a bit dated, and the wall skirts were scuffed, but the room was spacious and spotlessly clean, with quality curtains and quite new carpet, and the bed was very comfortable. It looks like... More 

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43 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Our room was clean and spacious and there were lots of birds around the property but that is all this dated motel had going for it. The furniture had big chips missing, the carpet was threadbare and there were big gaps around the doors even the mattress was starting to sag.

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Margery M, Owner at Goolwa Riverport Motel, responded to this review

Sorry your stay wasn't to your satisfaction. We have a lovely quiet motel with no cars driving by, a great view with lots of birds etc...Yes our rooms are getting old, but Rome wasn't built in a day!! We try to keep the facilities clean and comfortable and would love to spend hundreds of dollars on the place...We will keep... More 

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38 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

While the room is a little old, staying here was still a great experience - the staff was very helpful and the setting was incredible, right on the river with a beautiful sunrise and lots of birds around. Simply magical.

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South Australia
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9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We have stayed here a few times over the years and marvel at the fact that the word has not gone out effectively that this Motel is worthy of much greater patronage. It is located in a quiet area, the owners are very friendly and eager to please and the outlook is absolutely superb!

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Address: Noble Avenue, Goolwa, South Australia 5214, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Goolwa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 18
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