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Riverside Motel

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Whitsett, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Southport, NC for a long weekend while visiting some friends on Bald Head Island. The location was perfect. We could walk to everywhere downtown. The back porch with the porch swing was great at night. The only downside really didn't have anything to do with the motel itself. It is attached to an actually very good restaurant,... More 

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Asheville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

When we first pulled up to the Riverside I have to admit that I thought "what in the world?". It looked like a little out of the way place that was not going to be anything more than a place to lay our heads. I was wrong. After checking in we walked into a clean, fresh, and pleasantly appointed room.... More 

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Southport, North Carolina
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Perfect place to stay, if you want to be walking distance to downtown.. not to mention the view from the balcony cannot be matched! The gulls will awaken you each morning, so be prepared for that..even that was part of the fun of being on the water! The people were super welcoming and helpful in every regard! We love the

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Great relaxing place to stay. Love to sit out on the back porch and watch the freight liners and smaller boats go by. Very close walk to the City Pier and downtown shops. Room was nice but bathroom floors could use a good cleaning.

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Society Hill SC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Quaint, peaceful, shopping, unique restaurants, and Historic Attractions. Really nice foe off season getaway. October is beautiful. Various types of food. BBQ to Fresh Seafood. The view form our porch with a swing facing the inland-waterway !

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Burlington, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

This motel is modest but very clean. My husband and I planned a relaxing vacation and the motel was just that. There are swings on the back deck and it was great to sit there and watch the boats float by. I agree with some of the other reviews that the air conditioning unit going off and on kept me... More 

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Kernersville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

The motel and rooms are very well kept up clean people are friendly and view is very nice over looks the cape fear river with in walking distance to park restaurants and shops and its more fore people who like a relaxing atmosphere .

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Tarboro, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I guess I'm just getting old. I should have brought my own pillow (the ones provided just seemd very flat) and the A/C going off/on all night just kept me up. It was in a great location though, we enjoyed walkiong to/from the restaurants. and the rooms were exceptionally clean and very cute. I'd probably try it again in another... More 

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Ningbo, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We stayed here on a Thursday night. The room was very clean and comfortable. Nothing too fancy, but we weren't looking for that anyway. The best part was the location. Right on the water. Right next door was the beautiful park with many benches and swings to sit in overlooking the water. We enjoyed sitting there after dinner, just relaxing... More 

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

While this motel is not a five star establishment, the views will definitely win you over! They were spectacular! Everything was clean but attention to detail was lacking. For example, there were burnt out light bulbs and the toilet was sitting on a shim. You could walk to the majority of restaurants and since we were there overnight it was... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Riverside Motel is Southport's only motel on the riverbank in historic downtown. All rooms come with fans, phones, coffee, cable TV, microwaves and refrigerators. All rooms also have porches with swings facing the river with a panoramic view. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverside Motel

Address: 103 W Bay St, Southport, NC 28461-3801
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Southport
Number of rooms: 12
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