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Riverside Motor Lodge & Conference Centre

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   7 Williamson Street, P.O. Box 469, Cambridge, New Zealand
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Ranked #6 of 7 hotels in Cambridge
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Riverside of Cambridge as most of the motels in the area were either to expensive or were booked out. Kay the manager was very helpful in settling us in. Room was tidy with big opening French windows which when opened allowed fresh air into the room.Motel is a little out of the way and was very... More

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Whitianga, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked 3 rooms for a sporting event. It was the only accommodation available in Cambridge that weekend. The reception area was extremely run down and smelly. We should have walked out then before paying a cent. It went from bad to worse. The rooms were so run down. Carpet was worn and looked dirty. The enamel hand basins were... More

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

A good location is the only saving grace of this place Our experience mirrors most of your other reviews.We did stay for one night but only after rejecting the first room offered. We had a family room for the price of a studio,because the first room did not have cooking facilities which we had booked. The room was worse than... More

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Auckland
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Earlier this year we had the misfortune to book into a family unit at this place. Warning bells should have rung when they demanded full payment upon arrival and did not escort us to the rooms. When we got there we had an identical experience to the many reviews below. We were directed to the rear of the property, where... More

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Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Tidy, clean and basic. But others think worse. We stayed 2 nights. Sadly it is lacking love and maintenance. Asphalt is breaking up which struck me first. Friendly lady at reception. Textured ceilings not the best but bed fresh and clean and good shower. Definitely not the worst but just know what it is like. Would have been quite the... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We arrived in the dark, paid before we looked at the room, big mistake. Torn old chairs at the front greeted us, none of the heaters worked, and it was freezing. I have seen better concrete cells. Understandably my family didn't want to stay. I asked the nice couple at reception for my money back, they had to call the... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

This place regretably takes pride of place on my list of worst places ever stayed. And I once stayed in a place in England that had a shower in the toilet, so that is saying something. The decor is horribly dated, the whole place is old and just not maintained well. I had dead bugs in my room and an... More

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

I havent had the need to comment on any accommodation before, but my experience here will be with me forever!! Where do I start. The rooms (whole property) is tired, it felt like either no one had stayed in our room or had been serviced for some time. There were dead bugs all through the unit, dust on the glass... More

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Hawera
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

I don't usually write these sort of things but the experience I had of this motel was pretty horrendous. Firstly on going in to our bedroom my husband asked if that was my sock on the floor! Of course it wasn't. No sockets in the bathroom to plug hairdryer (not available). One mirror - in bathroom face only!!! Not clean... More

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Tarragona, Spain
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

Unbelievable $130 a night for a room, motel in bad need of an upgrade. We had a wedding and everything was booked, would have preferred to sleep in car! Broken toilet, spiders and cobwebs in bathroom, grafitti on asbestos ceiling, just filthy??? I couldn't even face them the next morning to complain Photo above must have been taken when motor... More

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Address: 7 Williamson Street, P.O. Box 469, Cambridge, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Cambridge
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Ranked #6 of 7 hotels in Cambridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Riverside Motor Lodge & Conference Centre 3*
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