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Riviera on Ruthven Motel

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Gold Coast, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had our second stay at Riviera on Ruthven last weekend for Carnival of Flowers. Great location, easy to find. Minutes from departure of garden bus tours. Kay makes you feel so welcome. Washed our car windscreen early each morning. A welcome touch! Great Chinese restaurant next door, dine in take away. This is where we will go back to any... More 

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Bli Bli, Australia
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216 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We chose this because it is well enough located with a Chinese restaurant nearby. Bad decision. This motel has had no end of renovations. The bathroom was recently done. The room was a let down, wrinkled, dirty looking carpet, old furniture and bed. Very poor lighting and noisy air conditioner. The rusty fridge was a sight to behold. The wifi... More 

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Bunbury, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

If you would like to be thoroughly disappointed, threatened and treated like a criminal then this is a great place to stay! We reserved a room here the night before coming to toowoomba because it looked really nice in the photos....be warned photos are very deceptive! Our hearts sank when we arrived and realised what a daggy, dated and overpriced... More 

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Brisbane
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Don't let anybody tell you that old motels are not worth staying at. The Riviera is one of those. Classic motel tradition with servery hutches in the rooms and the classic clock radio built into the bed head. I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again, the place is very clean, the bathrooms impeccable and the breakfasts to your room prompt... More 

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Toowoomba
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Conveniently located near a great restaurant and a short walk from the shops. Bathrooms were very clean and modern. Great staff, very accommodating and well maintained! 10/10. Would highly recommend for short stays or business trips.

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Gold Coast, Australia
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Stayed at Riviera on Ruthven this weekend just gone. I chose it because of the friendly voice of Kay when I first rang to enquire. Our unit was perfect for the two of us, room to move, clean and comfortable with several toiletries on tap; wi fi and a large TV screen. A breakfast menu is available to order if... More 

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Muchea, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Recently stayed at Riveria on Ruthven and I was absolutely disgusted by the state of cleanliness of the rooms. Not only are they old and decrepit but our room still had the previous occupants hair in the bathroom! Disgusting! The rooms are literally the size of a shoe box, beds are gard as stone, bad layout. All for obsurd prices!!... More 

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Tamworth, Australia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We were passing through Toowoomba and decided to stay spur of the moment, we had a trailer on our car and Kay could not have been more helpful with accommodating us, trailer and all. She happily provided helpful advice on where to eat and what to see. When we left in the morning our windscreen had even been cleaned which... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We are regular visitors to Toowoomba and have stayed in many motels, but this is by far the best we have stayed in. Have stayed here three times in the last few months and is very good value for money. As always a perfect trip away and the friendly services are wonderful. We love the feeling of home when away,... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

Rooms are nothing like the website. Rooms are dated, small and smell like cleaning products. Owners are rude and unreasonable. They would charge you for every breath you take if they could. Extremely overpriced for the quality and the service. Stay elsewhere if you can!

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Riviera on Ruthven Motel

Address: 730 Ruthven St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Toowoomba
Price Range: $113 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riviera on Ruthven Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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