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Moby Dick Waterfront Resort Motel

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Sydney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is modern and well presented and the rooms view out over the river. We took a one night stay here to see what Yamba was like and to try Yamba prawns. If the fisherman's co-op is what you are looking for it is right next door but a cautionary note it closes early! The property has a great...

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Robyn H, Manager at Moby Dick Waterfront Resort Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We do apologise for the issue with the balcony door and will look into that. We are pleased you enjoyed Yamba and your stay with us. Hope to see you back again in the future.

Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We spent a delightful week staying at the Moby Dick. We had a renovated room on the second floor. It was large with a well equipped kitchenette, a king size comfortable bed and a balcony with the ever changing view of the river. I loved that we had a ceiling fan as well as the AC. The room was only...

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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

The rooms were a nice size and clean with a big comfy bed.A modern decor with a spa and balcony with views to die for.Great location, a short walk to the fisherman's co op, restaurants and A five minute drive to the shops.We loved our stay in this friendly, beautiful place.

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MobyDY, Manager at Moby Dick Waterfront Resort Motel, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We are certainly lucky to be located where we are on the Clarence River in Yamba. Hope to see you again soon.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 13 December 2016

just got back from a quick overnite stay at Moby Dick as had a early morning meeting in Yamba . The drive down from Brisbane only took about 3 1/2 hours & when I arrived I was checked in by Karen who was very helpful . She showed me a couple of the newly updated rooms downstairs but I decided...

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MobyDY, Manager at Moby Dick Waterfront Resort Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time post your review. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

Sawtell, Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We have stayed here many times for the great view and the action on the river right out front of the motel. The rooms are large and clean representing very good value for money. Heaps to see and do close by and right alongside the boat ramp and Fishermans Co op. Can't wait to have the chance to go back...

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MobyDY, Manager at Moby Dick Waterfront Resort Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We love to see our guests enjoy their stay and look forward to welcoming you back again.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Spent a lovely couple of days in Yamba. The Moby Dick was an ideal place to be based. We had a downstairs room with a porch and was about 50 ft from the river. Great setting with the fishing co op close by so fresh sea food was no problem. Good pathway to walk on beside the river and about...

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jhl123, Manager at Moby Dick Waterfront Resort Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with and hope to welcome you back soon

Brisbane
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Had very enjoyable 3 night stay. Waterfront location provides beautiful views of the mighty Clarence River. Comfortable snd pleasant walk to town. We were lucky to have a newly renovated room which was well appointed but agree with earlier review no soap holder in shower recess which is odd. Grounds are well kept and plenty of sitting and bbq areas...

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jhl123, Manager at Moby Dick Waterfront Resort Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We have passed on your comment about the soap dish to the owner. Look forward to seeing you in the future.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This place has a beautiful setting right on the water. But is very run down on the inside and the room we had was dark and I couldn't walk on the floors without my shoes on. We didn't find the staff at reception very friendly either and it not worth the money as there are much better places in Yamba...

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jhl123, Manager at Moby Dick Waterfront Resort Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We apologise that your stay was not up to expectations as we strive to ensure every guest's stay is welcoming and enjoyable. We appreciate the feedback on your room . Refurbishments are under way with a fantastic selection of fully renovated rooms also available.

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Came here for work and wished I had stayed on for the weekend. Walked out the back door straight onto a gorgeous view of the river, jetty and pelicans. Clean and modern. The only thing is that there is no-where to put you soap, shampoo etc in the shower. They should put a shower caddy in.

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brisbane
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Just back from another overnight stop at Moby Dick . My wife & I love staying here soooo much . You only have to walk out onto the verandahs & look at the beautiful views . It is ice just to watch the world go by whilst siting on the lawns having cheese & crackers . We stayed this time...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Moby Dick Yamba offers waterfront accommodation with fully self-contained kitchenettes and private balconies. The Resort is ideal for couples and families and features a picturesque location adjacent to the beautiful Clarence river. At Moby Dick, you can cool off in the saltwater pool, indulge in a refreshing spa, even fish from the private jetty or simply explore Yamba’s charming coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moby Dick Waterfront Resort Motel

Address: 27-29 Yamba Rd, Yamba, New South Wales 2464, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Yamba
Price Range: RM419 - RM671 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Moby Dick Waterfront Resort Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Rooms on the river side have great views and the ones on the ground floor open on the river, a very short stroll away.”
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“higher floor units have a better view”
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