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Sunrise Beach, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We made a last minute decision to head to the Northern Rivers for a quick trip. It was still school holidays, so we were pleasantly surprised to be able to find accommodation. The room was very reasonably priced, very spacious and immaculately clean. The greeting from reception was typically friendly for this neck of the woods. It's a bit close...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I would've given a 5-star rating if it wasn't for the fact that it's located near the airport runway, so if you are bothered by the noise, forget it. But I must say that most of the time the planes are landing, so it's not that noisy. There's a curfew at night time, so you will sleep OK. Apart from...

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Thank jcme41
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasantly surprised by this little Gem. From the friendliness and helpfulness of reception to the very clean and tidy room we had. Bathroom looked newly renovated and was spotless as was the shower recess.

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Thank Bryan A
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff helpful gave us maps and lots of local information, quiet location, close to everything: shops, public transport, river and beaches. Room was very clean and comfortable. Great shower and soft towels. Recommened for travellers or business.

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Linkoping, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found a favourite motel and worlds friendliest owner! Room was fresh and very clean and seemed quite newly updated with nice bathroom and shower. Would definitely stay again if we stop by the Gold coast again!

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Ettalong Beach, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel has great access to and from M1 and is very easy to find. Close to some good restaurants and a large Club, Our room had been redo orated recently, new bathroom,very comfortable. Host was very friendly/helpful,a good place to stay

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Thank Euan R
Kildare,Ireland
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Karen the owner of this motel could not have been nicer, such a lovely woman and she even gave us a ride to the airport when we were leaving. Location is the only downfall here, a bit out of town but once you have a car it is fine. I cannot highlight enough how clean this motel was - really...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Stayed one night in December 2016. We were visiting family in the area so didn't need tourist information. Small motel, Very clean, all modern amenities, fast free wifi. Very helpful and friendly staff in reception, good value..

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Very friendly staff who assisted with with last minute arrangements. Room is typical of Best Western chain motels. Room was clean - not large. All amenities that you need were there. Bed was a little soft for my liking but that's a minor issue that is about individual taste. We didn't have breakfast. I'd stay again. 5 minutes' drive into...

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This is your standard country style motel, nothing flash but all clean and well presented. Good quality bed, nice towels and decent shower. Rooms are a little small and tea/coffee making facilities in an awkward position. I arrived late and left early so did not see any staff/owner. Good value for location and quality.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
2016 Best Western Customer Service & Quality Award Winner, BEST WESTERN Kennedy Drive Motel is ideally situated only 6 minutes away from the Gold Coast Airport with a Drop off service 6.30am to 11am (Small Surcharge). With 25 Immaculately Clean Rooms consisting of 2 Bedroom Suites, Deluxe Twin Rooms and Queen Rooms all rooms have New King Koil Beds and Modern bedding, FREE WI-FI, FREE Movies/Sports, Ensuite bathroom, microwaves, Kettle, plates/cutlery, toaster, iron/ironing board, New Split System Air-con/heating. Limited Airport Car Storage available (reasonable rates). ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Kennedy Drive Motel

Address: 203 Kennedy Dr, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2485, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Tweed Heads
Price Range: £66 - £90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — BEST WESTERN Kennedy Drive Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Arrive before office shuts. Arrangements for late arrivals was helpful they have a lock box just contact them.”
 of 5 bubbles casey912016, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms avoid noise from early car depatures”
 of 5 bubbles EuanR412, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Karen is so happy to help!”
 of 5 bubbles Serena2912, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Good clean rooms with exceptionally friendly and efficient staff”
 of 5 bubbles allanb728, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are on ground level, and first level via stairs. Use ground level if stairs are not convenient.”
  • New bathrooms
  • Small sitting area next to the bed
  • modern air-conditioner, but soft bed
 of 5 bubbles ahmadmO2508VE, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
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