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River Esplanade Motel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

I stayed for one night on Sat 14 May 2016. Could have happily stayed for more. Tucked away and close to everything. This is a good value, exceptionally clean venue. I was pleased to find the standard of cleanliness was 5 Star. Thank you. The swan towel design on the bed was appreciated and demonstrated the standard of presentation. I... More 

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Armidale, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Mooloolaba is not known for inexpensive accommodation which is what makes the River Esplanade Motel so great. I haven't stayed here for two years until this Easter, but it's still spotless, still close to everything and still excellent value. The designated parking spot is a huge win because you can forget about the car and enjoy all Mooloolaba on your... More 

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Mackay, Australia
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

One night stay at the River Esplanade Motel. The manager is very friendly. We paid $110 for a small room booked just a few hours before which I found to be a great price, especially as it is in a central location. Unfortunately when we got to our room we discovered that the aircon wasn't working and the filters were... More 

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Australia
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Good parking, there was easy access from two roads and the motel s very affordable. Friendly enough service and was nice to get a card for the bowls club, and close location that we could walk to the beach comfortably. The motel was affordable but many things led to what is ultimately a 2 dot review: - upon arrival we... More 

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Mooball Australia
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73 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Made a late booking for $110 and were pleased to find a clean and comfortable looking room, recently spruced up, and friendly service at reception. Easy short walk along the river (Esplanade) to the main beach and food outlets, or to The Wharf. Bedding was clean and the bed was comfortable. Shower worked well, as did the TV. Took us... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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204 reviews
110 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

We spent just the one night at this motel and found the rooms simple but adequate. The Manager was friendly and efficient. A card was included to enable entry and access to meals at the Bowls Club which was adjacent to the rear entrance. Many other food outlets are in walking distance. Only cups, saucers and glasses are provided along... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Just had one night in Mooloolaba and this motel was clean and tidy, comfortable bed and aircon. Really close to the beach five min walk very handy location, Lots of cafes and restaurants close by and off street parking. Just needed a hair dryer. Looks like it has recently been painted and updated.

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Stayed there over the weekend and the room was fresh and clean. It is in a perfect location and is less than a 5min walk to the esplanade. It is very quiet and ideal as a central base. We will certainly be staying there again if needed.

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Tweed Heads, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

Our family of 5 required overnight accommodation in Mooloolaba during the Christmas School holiday period (January 2016) but didn't wish to pay the high prices charged by many of the larger unit complexes in Mooloolaba (most were $400+ p/n). So we were very happy to have found this little gem! Whilst certainly nothing flash, the River Esplanade Motel was perfectly... More 

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Airlie Beach, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

The room was a delightful surprise, spacious, modern, looked freshly painted and upgraded. Loved the swan folded towels a nice, personnel finishing touch. The location is great. Walking out of one side of the property was a lovely river front park and marina. The other side was on the main road to the beach and town. It was easy to... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Pool
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about River Esplanade Motel

Address: 98 River Esp, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Mooloolaba
Price Range: $65 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — River Esplanade Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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River Esplanade Motel Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Mooloolaba
#5 Family Hotel in Mooloolaba
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