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“We will stay again” 4 of 5 stars
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River Esplanade Motel
3.0 of 5 Motel   |   98 River Esplanade, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia   |  
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Ranked #8 of 15 Hotels in Mooloolaba
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“We will stay again”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

This was our first visit to Moolooaba and the Sunshine Coast. This motel was extremely well located. We had the Studio Unit, and although small, was all we needed for a 5 night stay. Would of loved access to a laundry room and this would be my only gripe. The manager was always out in the morning cleaning the pool area and gardens. Our unit was very clean and well maintained. The location of the Motel is wonderful. A nice 5 minute wqalk into town and a half minute stroll to the River!!! How cool is that. We will most definetly be back and have recommended this establishment to a number of other people who are on the lookout for affordable accommodation in the right location. Well done

  • Stayed March 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2011

No Shampoo supplied. How can a motel not supply Shampoo. Plain comfortable room. Not a picture on the wall. Pool filthy. Even a dead dagonfly floating.

  • Stayed March 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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rthompsonMooloolaba, Owner at River Esplanade Motel, responded to this review, November 19, 2011
Thanks for your comments, True we dont supply shampoo or conditioner but they can be easily purchased from reception. Our philosophy is to provide quality accommodation at an affordable rate so by adding extras such as shampoo, toothbrushes, etc this increases prices and we have found that most customers prefer to bring their own toiletries and enjoy the cheaper prices we offer.
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2010

This motel was the only accommodation available in Mooloolaba the night we stayed. And I would only ever stay there again if I was desperate. It is extremely basic accommodation with no frills. No pay TV, no telephone, old linen and towels. One night was more than enough.

  • Stayed December 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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rivesp, Owner at River Esplanade Motel, responded to this review, May 11, 2010
In 2010 The River Esplanade Motel Mooloolaba has had a $250 000 renovation. We now have 32inch LCD TVs in all rooms & 20 channel cable tv in 12 rooms. We have new bedspreads, curtains, bedlinen, towels & curtains in all rooms along with new tables, chairs, wardrobes and desks in every room. Renovations of rooms go in cycles and unfortunately rooms can become old towards the end of a cycle. We are very confident that we now offer good quality accommodation still at an affordable price(including peak holiday periods).
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Additional Information about River Esplanade Motel

Address: 98 River Esplanade, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Mooloolaba
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Mooloolaba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — River Esplanade Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The River Esplanade Motel is a family-owned motel run by the Thompson family for almost 20 years. We specialize in quality accommodation at an affordable price. We are located in beautiful Mooloolaba which is only 1 hour north of Brisbane and are only 400m to the world famous Mooloolaba Beach making us a perfect destination for families, tourists and business travellers. We have 20 motel rooms and a 3 Bedroom Apartment, Outdoor swimming pool, shared kitchen facilities all set in amongst beautiful gardens. ... more   less 
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