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Riverside Motel

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Having stayed a variety of places in Southport, I must say this place is wonderful! It's not fancy or on the expensive side...but it is very clean, cool ac, comfy beds and a swing on your own private back porch overlooking the river!very romantic to sit outside at night and watch the ships and boats go by or see The...

2Thank Angie P
Whitsett, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We stayed in Southport, NC for a long weekend while visiting some friends on Bald Head Island. The location was perfect. We could walk to everywhere downtown. The back porch with the porch swing was great at night. The only downside really didn't have anything to do with the motel itself. It is attached to an actually very good restaurant,...

4Thank Rebecca2414
Asheville, United States
Reviewed 19 June 2016

When we first pulled up to the Riverside I have to admit that I thought "what in the world?". It looked like a little out of the way place that was not going to be anything more than a place to lay our heads. I was wrong. After checking in we walked into a clean, fresh, and pleasantly appointed room....

5Thank Quillon O
Southport, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Perfect place to stay, if you want to be walking distance to downtown.. not to mention the view from the balcony cannot be matched! The gulls will awaken you each morning, so be prepared for that..even that was part of the fun of being on the water! The people were super welcoming and helpful in every regard! We love the

4Thank Don D
Gastonia, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Great relaxing place to stay. Love to sit out on the back porch and watch the freight liners and smaller boats go by. Very close walk to the City Pier and downtown shops. Room was nice but bathroom floors could use a good cleaning.

3Thank jcman92374
Society Hill SC
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Quaint, peaceful, shopping, unique restaurants, and Historic Attractions. Really nice foe off season getaway. October is beautiful. Various types of food. BBQ to Fresh Seafood. The view form our porch with a swing facing the inland-waterway !

2Thank skyvixen1
Burlington, North Carolina
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

This motel is modest but very clean. My husband and I planned a relaxing vacation and the motel was just that. There are swings on the back deck and it was great to sit there and watch the boats float by. I agree with some of the other reviews that the air conditioning unit going off and on kept me...

2Thank dweath1
Kernersville, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 August 2015

The motel and rooms are very well kept up clean people are friendly and view is very nice over looks the cape fear river with in walking distance to park restaurants and shops and its more fore people who like a relaxing atmosphere .

3Thank 858mjones
Tarboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 July 2015

I guess I'm just getting old. I should have brought my own pillow (the ones provided just seemd very flat) and the A/C going off/on all night just kept me up. It was in a great location though, we enjoyed walkiong to/from the restaurants. and the rooms were exceptionally clean and very cute. I'd probably try it again in another...

1Thank Puppylick91
Ningbo, China
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We stayed here on a Thursday night. The room was very clean and comfortable. Nothing too fancy, but we weren't looking for that anyway. The best part was the location. Right on the water. Right next door was the beautiful park with many benches and swings to sit in overlooking the water. We enjoyed sitting there after dinner, just relaxing...

3Thank ccwnechina

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Riverside Motel is Southport's only motel on the riverbank in historic downtown. All rooms come with fans, phones, coffee, cable TV, microwaves and refrigerators. All rooms also have porches with swings facing the river with a panoramic view. ... more   less 

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Address: 103 W Bay St, Southport, NC 28461-3801
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Southport
Number of rooms: 12
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“Water-front rooms have river view............”
drummerbuilder, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 7 is on the far right end away from the restaurant with a bit larger deck.”
protravel8, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms face the ocean with a balcony and a swing, some face the street, but all are good.”
mimir797, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 1&8 do not have riverfront deck but are still very nice rooms. Only one level so very quiet and pleasant!”
dcassady2011, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Only 8 rooms. Rooms 2 thru 7 have River Views and swings.”
skyvixen1, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
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