Riverside Motel

428 Tarean RoadPort StephensNSW 2324Australia
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About Riverside Motel

Conveniently located in the centre of Karuah and just a short drive from Nelson Bay, Riverside Motel offers elegant accommodations with easy access to Hawks Nest. A shuttle service to and from Newcastle/Williamtown Airport can be arranged for an additional fee.

All rooms have air conditioning, sofas, flat-screen TVs, refrigerators, and heating, as well as king and queen size beds. Free high-speed wired Internet is provided in each unit, while bathrooms are private and include towels. A microwave, toaster, and an iron/ironing board are available upon request. No smoking is allowed in the rooms.

Riverside Motel features barbecue facilities, a garden, and 24-hour front desk. Public areas are equipped with free Wi-Fi, and onsite parking is complimentary.

The property does not offer dining options. A few restaurants that serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner are within walking distance. A supermarket is a few steps away.

Nearby attractions include Longworth Park and Karuah River.


428 Tarean Road, Port Stephens, NSW 2324, Australia
Telephone: +61 249870007 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hairdresser
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Room service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Tastefully designed rooms

Many guests like that rooms are tastefully designed and spacious, with plenty of storage space for suitcases and clothes, powerful air conditioning, and freshly painted walls. Others note that rooms are cleaned daily and say that the maid services provides fresh towels often without being intrusive.

Informative owners

Most guests find the owners friendly and helpful with arranging transportation to and from the airport, recommending nearby restaurants worth checking out, and showing visitors to rooms. Others like that the check-in is fast, and comment that receptionists always assist guests with heavy bags.

Fast Wi-Fi

Many guests appreciate free Wi-Fi in rooms and say that the connection is reliable. Others note that the Internet is fast near the barbecue facilities and at the front desk, and like that receptionists provide visitors with the password and username for Wi-Fi upon arrival.

Negative Reviews

Weak water pressure

Several guests dislike that water pressure in showers is weak, and say that it would be great to have more shelves for toiletries. Others point out that there is no hot water in showers and that the toilet seats are often loose.

No breakfast

Some guests report that the property does not offer breakfast and say there is no bar on site. Others wish there were vending machines for drinks and snacks available, and comment that there is also no room service.

Tight parking

Several guests point out that there are not enough parking spaces to accommodate all guests with vehicles. Others state that guest usually need to park on the street.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 396 reviews across the web
8.6 /10
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8.6 out of 10 based on 396 reviews