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    River of Gold Motel

    Hope Street | P.O. Box 392, Cooktown, Cook Shire, Queensland 4895, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent48%
    • Very good30%
    • Average17%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “the river” (12 reviews)
    “clean rooms” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    Conference Facilities
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
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    21 - 25 of 68 reviews

    Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

    We we a last minute walk-in and were met by friendly , helpful and hospitable staff. We required a ground floor room since mum cannot walk very well; a poolside room was available with good access. The pool and garden room was very nice and...More

    1  Thank Victoria W
    Reviewed 9 June 2015

    The owner went out of her way to help us. We only stayed one night but would have definitely stayed longer had we realised what a great place Cooktown is. The motel was excellent value, but the stand out was the customer service. Were not...More

    1  Thank movers2015
    Reviewed 24 March 2015

    I have stayed at the River of Gold a few times and have always received great service and amazing fresh food. Mick and Lee go out of their way to be helpful in any way they can. The best restaurant in Cooktown!

    4  Thank ShazzaMaree
    Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

    Only stayed one nite but found a nice cool clean room,friendly staff and a pool that was great after the Bloomfield Track drive. Very central to most of the the things to do or visit in Cooktown. Sorry I never got to the motels restaurant,...More

    Thank Anthony B
    Reviewed 20 January 2015

    Arrived to a hot & humid Cooktown. Camp sites were quite full so we splurged on a night in a Motel. Service was great, the pool was welcoming and cool and the owner was very accommodating and helpful with information and assistance. Dining room was...More

    Thank Catherine M
    Response from kylie876, Owner at River of Gold MotelResponded 22 January 2015

    Thank you for your review. Your comments are appreciated.

    Sovereign Resort Hotel Cooktown
    276 reviews
    #1 of 3 hotels in Cooktown
    0.5 km
     
    Seaview Motel
    179 reviews
    #2 of 3 hotels in Cooktown
    1.1 km
     
    Lakeland Hotel Motel
    10 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Lakeland
    60.6 km
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 23
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    • Location
    • Australia >
    • Queensland >
    • Cook Shire >
    • Cooktown
    Nearby
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    .53 km away
     
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    1.08 km away
     
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    Nearby Attractions
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    James Cook Museum
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    .57 km away
    Nature's Powerhouse
    80 reviews
    1.14 km away
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    ros0101
    17 April 2017|
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    Response from bigj369 |
    Maybe contacting the motel by email or phone will give you an answer. Works for most people.
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    marina293
    13 October 2014|
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    Response from | Property representative |
    Thanks for your enquiry, but, sorry we are not doing lunch this year. The Sovereign Resort Hotel is the place to go for Christmas Lunch. Cheers.
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    Room Tips
    "The self contained family room was great for 2 adults and 2 kids with a double and 2 single beds."
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    "Some rooms have kitchenettes and some don't."
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    "I stayed on ground level and was quite happy next to the pool"
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    "try room close to reception for wi fi signal"
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