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Riverview Tourist Village
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4 reviews
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“Thanks for going the extra distance”
Reviewed 19 November 2012 via mobile

On arriving we made our way to our campsite where we were greeted by one of the most helpful staff we have ever come across whilst camping. Gary went way beyond to assist in making our stay in Katherine an enjoyable and memorable experience. Thanks Gary.

  • Stayed November 2012
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4 Thank thewilliamssix
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Reviewed 29 October 2012 via mobile

Office staff- rude rude rude (happy to take your money tho)
Fellow campers- almost got into a fight with the guy next to us who thought he had the right to park his car in our allocated campsite (when asked politely by my wife if he could please move his car he had a hissy fit swearing & carrying on) this guy was obviously a permanent resident of the park who for some reason thought he was the owner.
Amenities- filthy unlockable showers, no hand towel, used bars of soap in the Pidgeon hole brickwork from god knows when.
Not to mention the uncomfortable feeling of being stared at an whispered about whilst trying to enjoy the hot springs which were actually quite cold.
I suggest the 29km drive to nitmuluk campsite where there is a very pleasant atmosphere including friendly wildlife.

  • Stayed October 2012
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Perth, Australia
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28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2012

We hired a family cabin/donger and loved it. The cabin/donger had its own small shower area, was nice and clean, good size for 5 people (2 adults and 3 children). This parks backs onto a Hot Spring, we loved the spring, just amazing. The pool area looks nice, small but nice and under shade. Staff we've very friendly.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with family
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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2012

What a terrible experience this was . We were on an unpowered site right down the back, not a blade of grass just grey dustbowl with no shade. Noisy from truck yard close by and dogs. Had our little dog with us and he was very unhappy here also. Crammed in small sites a bit of lawn would have been nice looked good on the outside take a tour in before you pay your hard earned as this park is a shocker! we stayed in loads of parks and this is one of the worst one! no peace here do yourself a favour dont go :(

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Auckland, New Zealand
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58 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2012

I have stayed at probably more than 40 caravan parks, and I can say without doubt this is the worst one I have ever been to.

To say the staff are rude is an understatement, hostility is the more appropriate word. To get them to even look at you when entering the office is a task itself. Don't expect any smiles.

The sites are probably the smallest I have seen. If you are in a small tent/van, they sell your site again (to share).

Racist comments such as 'coon' are quite frequently used by the staff. A blade of grass is totally out of the question (it grows well outside of the park so soil isn't a problem).

Facilities are in bad shape, not a single please or thank you on any signs, just a load of exclamation marks.
If anything is broken (lights etc) it is usually bottom of the owner (waz, the most hostile man) priorities.

All i can say, is don't stay here if you want to be somewhere pleasant.

  • Stayed July 2012
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3 Thank WalesNZ88
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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 August 2012

Thankyou for making our stay pleasurable .It so nice to see people that enjoy there job and go out of there way for the customer its rare but We found that it still exists,Brenton who manages afternoonshift At Caltex was fantastic friendly and just a all round nice guy .Susan & girls in Barra Cafe great food ,service & just lovely people who couldnt do enough for you.Wouldnt hesitate next time we in Katherine to go stay at Riverveiw again .Thankyou very much Brenton & Sue & Staff

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with friends
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1 Thank cath m
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Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 August 2012 via mobile

When booking in i felt extrely uncomfortable as the man at reception was staring straight at my chest. When we arrived at the site there was a car on our site the camper politely explained he just presumed it was for his car. The camp site was so ridiculously small that we have had sites probably about 5 times as big in other standard parks. Showers were also tiny and cramped you even had to get dressed in a communal area. The plus side was that you are very close to beautiful hot springs and it had a great pool.

  • Stayed June 2012
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2 Thank Bonniejane
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Additional Information about Riverview Tourist Village

Property: Riverview Tourist Village
Address: 440 Victoria Highway, Katherine, Northern Territory 850, Australia
Region: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Katherine
Amenities:
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 17 Speciality Lodging in Katherine
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Caravan Park with Powered and Unpowered sites. As well as various cabin options and motels rooms. Pet friendly in caravan and camping areas ONLY.Pool.Free gas BBQs. Camp Kitchens and laundries. Shop on site. WiFi (Fee applies). Restaurant operating during main tourist months. ... more   less 

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