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Riverside Hotel Motel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Very dissapointed i must say. From dusty chipped tables to greasy oily fried seafood and the toughest roast i have ever encountered with solid vegies. On mention a senior staff member rolled her eyes at this complaint. Not good. Will not give another visit.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was not what we expected when we booked online. This is a basic budget motel that I would only ever book if I had no other choice. The rooms are large, but the carpets are stained and the property not well kept. Friendly staff and there's a bar and restaurant attached to this property.

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Fleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is no doubt that this hotel was built way back in the past, but is in the process of some kind of a make over. The Staff are really good, and very professional, the soft furnishings, TV, etc are all modern and of a higher quality, and certainly better than the building itself, which is old, and I found...

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Thank AndrewMunnings
Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although clean the units are dated and in need of renovations. The carpets are worn. The furniture and fittings are dated. There is modern heating and cooling. It is noisy. Staff are friendly. The room smelled strongly of air freshener in a bid to cover up the smell of cigarettes. We expected better value for the price. Next time we...

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Thank Richard_VanBob
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Launceston as part of our 9N/10D holiday in Tasmania, When checked (at the bar) the staff were quite friendly. We got to our room and it wasn't what we were expecting. The room was quite old and could, the walls were a cold quite and the frames were wooden. Thanks Riverside Hotel

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Thank michaelsc0tt68
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel has all the basic amenities you need such as kettle, microwave, fridge etc and it is centrally located near the tamar highway. It has wools worth just 5 mins away. Lots of food options are also nearby. If you are a muslim, there's king of kebabs around the corner, and quite a few Indian restaurants.

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Thank SaedahSulaiman
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While you can see the River Tamar from the motel it is the better part of a kilometre away. The hotel is located on a busy intersection of the West Tamar Highway so there is inevitably some traffic noise but the motel room had a good little tv to distract us. The room was a very good size and our...

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Thank Roger J
Shoalhaven Heads, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The accomodation was good, service was great. The king size bed was 2 beds put together which the joint wasnt good for anyones back. Location was ok. The room service was excellent though. The aircon is the quietest ive experience

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked my mum and aunt into this place for 4 nights, and I feel it was a major mistake. As I had heard this place was good, mum's opinion was, it wasn't good at all. There was a car club staying at the motel during their stay and every morning at around 6am they we're woken by these car club...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I left positive feedback on a prior trip last year. This trip not so. Dinned twice receiving a burnt piece of over cooked steak with watery sauce. Tried a Thursday promo Parma which was thin, the bottom soggy and the topping falling off at the side. Some what very different in size, quality and the restaurant was not busy. Accommodation,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Riverside Hotel Motel is located 4.7 kms from Launceston city centre, within close proximity to the Cataract Gorge, Penny Royal World, the Gunpowder Mill and Launceston Lakes Trout Fishing Complex. It is also the gateway to the many attractions of the Tamar Valley and wine route. The Riverside Hotel Motel offers excellent guest accommodation, and guests can enjoy a meal at our family friendly Bistro or unwind after a long day in the Sports Bar. Just 20 minutes from Launceston airport, the Riverside Hotel Motel is a family orientated establishment offering true Tasmanian hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverside Hotel Motel

Address: 407 West Tamar Rd, Riverside, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Launceston > Riverside
Price Range: $87 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riverside Hotel Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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“Ear plugs and away from the stairs where people tend to congregate.”
AndrewMunnings, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quieter.”
Richard_VanBob, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Any room is great!”
michaelsc0tt68, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The ones at the back might have less road noise.”
RogerJ39, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Bad hotel, wouldn't recommend”
mattd616, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
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