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River Esplanade Motel
Ranked #15 of 16 Hotels in Mooloolaba
Reviewed 14 February 2014

Rooms were clean spacious and comfortable. This motel has a great location is near the beach, and restaurants along the esplanade. Free parking right next to the room was very appreciated. Owners were nice and helpful.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 January 2014

We checked-in around 7pm when the reception was already closed, but a short phone call and we got into the room. The room was clean and pretty much had everything you need for one night. The downside of the motel is the backpacker hostel next door. Lots of noise until late at night. Good if you want to party, bad if you want to sleep.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 November 2013

Great service, clean comfortable rooms,fantastic, quiet location close to the river and a very easy walk to the beach,restaurants,cafe.Reasonable price.We stayed for a week and had the best time.The owners are the best!Friendly and helpful.Nothing to complain about. Definitely going to stay here again:)

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 November 2013

Have stayed at the River Esplanade a few times now and never been disappointed: it is in a quiet location close to the river and a very easy stroll to the beach, the many restaurants along the Esplanade and Underwater World.
Rooms are smallish but always spotless; park at the door.
There is a separate kitchen with more than adequate cooking/catering facilities, though it doesn't seem to get used a lot (and also tends to smell a bit of old cooking oil). Ironing facilities also in kitchen.

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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 23 October 2013

Sure the room was a bit small but more than enough for one night! Very clean and plenty of parking. Most of all it was quiet - no traffic noise such a break after my busy day. An easy walk to the Surf Club and all the cafes and restaurants. Short walk to Underwater World and the Beach. A great spot for a short stay and not expensive. All good for a short stay

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 17 October 2013

Arrived quite late in mooloolaba and booked through booking.com (booked at about 5 in the afternoon that same day). Wow, so surprised with a cheaper motel. Great service, fantastic location and clean, comfortable rooms. Definitely going to stay here again next time.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 October 2013

We arrived into Mooloolaba very late in the evening, tired from a very long drive, and received a warm welcome, and a very clean, comfortable room. The property is well maintained, and the rooms tidy and clean. The bathroom was small but newly renovated and modern which more than made up for that. The property is centrally located and for the price, very hard to beat. Highly recommend, we'll be back.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled on business
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Thank Lainie E
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Additional Information about River Esplanade Motel

Address: 98 River Esp, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
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Region: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Mooloolaba
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 16 Hotels in Mooloolaba
Price Range: £50 - £94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — River Esplanade Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The River Esplanade Motel is a family-owned motel run by the Thompson family for almost 20 years. We specialize in quality accommodation at an affordable price. We are located in beautiful Mooloolaba which is only 1 hour north of Brisbane and are only 400m to the world famous Mooloolaba Beach making us a perfect destination for families, tourists and business travellers. We have 20 motel rooms and a 3 Bedroom Apartment, Outdoor swimming pool, shared kitchen facilities all set in amongst beautiful gardens. ... more   less 
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