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    River of Gold Motel

    Hope Street | P.O. Box 392, Cooktown, Cook Shire, Queensland 4895, Australia
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    • Excellent48%
    • Very good30%
    • Average17%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible4%
    Travelers talk about
    “the river” (12 reviews)
    “clean rooms” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair access
    Conference Facilities
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
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    1 - 5 of 68 reviews

    Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

    Our welcome was friendly and we were very happy to be given one of the renovated rooms which included a kitchen. It was spacious, clean and included good views. As we were only there for 2 nights we declined room service. On our 2nd night...More

    Thank Sandy A
    Reviewed July 28, 2017

    Wonderful service and meals are all 5 star! Have succulent local seafood and meats and everything was cooked perfectly or cook on hot rocks at table which is fun! I tried the whole barra and seafood plate and was perfect!

    Thank Faye P
    Reviewed April 18, 2017

    After a problem with another hotel in Cooktown, we booked at this motel and were happy from the beginning. Prior to arriving in Cooktown, Sandra contacted me to advise that their restaurant would be closed over the Easter period and recommended where we should book...More

    1  Thank Cynth72
    Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

    Stayed at the River of Gold, the first day they didn't make our room up, just put new towels in the room, thought that was average service. In general the rooms are in need of updating, and a little TLC . Same with the pool...More

    Thank Rebecca G
    Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

    Stayed here 2 nights we had room with kitchen must say nice size room good air con and room fan all works clean Guy a bit grumpy when asked to put up umbrellas in swimming pool area Wifi only really works near reception not in...More

    Thank garysc1957
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Banquet Room
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 23
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    • Location
    • Australia >
    • Queensland >
    • Cook Shire >
    • Cooktown
    • Also Known As
    • River Of Gold Motel Cooktown, Queensland
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    Questions & Answers
    April 17, 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from bigj369 |
    Maybe contacting the motel by email or phone will give you an answer. Works for most people.
    October 13, 2014|
    Response from | Property representative |
    Thanks for your enquiry, but, sorry we are not doing lunch this year. The Sovereign Resort Hotel is the place to go for Christmas Lunch. Cheers.
    Room Tips
    "The self contained family room was great for 2 adults and 2 kids with a double and 2 single beds."
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    "Some rooms have kitchenettes and some don't."
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    "I stayed on ground level and was quite happy next to the pool"
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    "try room close to reception for wi fi signal"
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