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“Quite good”
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Tamar River Villas
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Riverside
Gunnedah NSW
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25 reviews
23 hotel reviews
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“Quite good”
Reviewed 4 April 2014 via mobile

Nice pleasant stay here in Riverside. My room is quite large and has a queen and a single bed, lounge, TV, air conditioning and plenty of storage and hanging space. The bathroom is an unusual design, it's clean and modern, but a lot of water ends up outside the shower recess after a shower.

Kitchen is large and fairly well fitted out. Full size stove and plenty of utensils.

The room does also have some foxtel channels, particularly sport ones which was a bonus for me but may not impress everyone.

My interactions with the couple who own this motel were pleasant and friendly.

I had a meal at the restaurant that Is a part of the motel complex, Steves Grill. Very nice dinner great bottle of Tasmanian Pinot Noir and good service from the young waitress. Prices not bad.

All in all, this is not bad value at all, clean and pleasant and set in a very pretty part of the world. I'd stay again

Stayed April 2014, travelled on business
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Swansea, Australia
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Reviewed 2 April 2014 via mobile

We booked here after our flight was cancelled... It was an awesome little place to stay, very clean, updated bathroom very comfy beds, very close to town the views where beautiful we would recomend this place to anyone!! Great room, great price :)

  • Stayed March 2014
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Australia
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Reviewed 30 March 2014

We stayed three nights here and found the rooms to be quite large, beds comfortable and clean. The small well equipped kitchen complete with a full stove/oven was an added bonus if you did not want to eat our every night. We had an upstairs room which had a nice view of the Tamar and the villas are certainly very convenient to the city. We enjoyed our stay and will stay here again on our next visit to Launceston.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Melbourne, Victoria
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Reviewed 17 March 2014

We would like to thank Danny and Fiona for their wonderful hospitality that was shown to us on the weekend.

We made a booking with Tamar River Villas for the Friday night and were so impressed that we decided we would like to stay there for the entire 3 days we were in Tassie. Unfortunately the property was fully booked for the Saturday but we came back on Sunday!!

The property does not look all that 'flash' from the roadside but TRUST ME, the rooms are spotless, the linen crisp and clean, the bathrooms are bright and airy with great showers and the rooms are 100% self contained! A fridge, a microwave, a full sized oven, hotplates, pots, pans, cutlery, crockery, salt, pepper the works!! There's even dishwashing liquid so you can wash up!! The property has a good guest laundry too so if you are planning on staying a while, this place has the lot!!

Our hosts were very welcoming and were happy to answer any questions we had. They also made sure that I had a ground floor room due to me having a disability and being unable to climb stairs. Lovely people.

Danny and Fiona, thanks for having us. We look forward to staying with you next time we're in town.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 12 March 2014

Tidy and clean apartment which requires a little maintenance. No clock in the unit as Alarm Clock in Bedroom not working. Good location being close to Launceston and great view of the Tamar River from top level. Also enjoyed the restaurant on site and friendly staff at both Villas and restaurant.
Had a great time and would recommend to others visiting the area.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Maryborough, Australia
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Reviewed 26 February 2014

We have just spent two nights at the Villas and found it a most enjoyable experience. The rooms were spacious and had all that we needed for sleeping and eating. Very easy to find. We were warmly welcomed and any questions asked were answered with a smile. had a little trouble with Wi-Fi at first but Danny fixed the problem for me and was so courteous at all times. As for the food at Steve's Grill (you can ring him on 63274200)......... what more could one say. Nothing was too much trouble for Steve or his ever smiling assistants, Aliesje and Laura. We had Room Service both nights. Their Pork Kassler is to die for. I know where to go back to if there again.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 24 February 2014

I prefer to stay a bit out of any central city so Tamar River was a good choice. I hadn't booked but Danny was welcoming and had a spacious ground floor room available. The kitchen would be good for an extended stay but I was there for only 2 nights. I had one dinner in the on-site restaurant where the waitress seated me at a window with a river view; very nice if you are travelling on your own with only your phone or a book to look at.
I can't agree with people who complain about road noise; there's not much night-time traffic in Tassie! I spoke to Fiona when checking out and she was a friendly person too; very important in hotel/motel proprietors. Thanks Fiona and Danny

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled solo
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Property: Tamar River Villas
Address: 23-27 Elouera St, Riverside, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Launceston > Riverside
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Riverside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tamar River Villas 3.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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