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Melbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Booked in last minute whilst visiting the Blue mountains. Set outside of the village but only a 5 minute drive from the centre, so easy access to pubs and restaurants. We had a family room and it was very comfortable, clean and had everything you would expect. Value for money. The only negative was the wifi, which would only allow...

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Scarlettpup, Owner at Sky Rider Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you. Our wifi should allow up to 5 guests to log on per wifi code and additional codes are available from reception to ensure everyone gets connected. The internet speed in the mountains is poor and we hope to move across to the NBN soon.

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2017

As I had a car it was a good location. A bit too far to walk to town. Close to the highway but no noise could be heard. Air-conditioner in room - needed for summer. There is a lovely pool that is nicer than the picture on their advertising.

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Scarlettpup, Owner at Sky Rider Motor Inn, responded to this review

We are 1.2 km from town so approx. 20 min walk. We love our pool and BBQ area is a great space to relax after a hard day exploring the mountains.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Room was very basic and is fine for a stop over motel if just passing through Katoomba. Room and bathroom was clean and neat though which was good. Close to the Katoomba town and also Leura. Staff are friendly and the pool is nice to have in Summer on those hot days in the Mountains.

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Scarlettpup, Owner at Sky Rider Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you

Melbourne
Reviewed 14 January 2017

My wife ,7 yo daughter and I found the Sky Rider Motor Inn to be reasonably priced, clean, friendly helpful staff, good location, great pool and BBQ area. We were on a road trip from Brisbane to Melbourne and ended up staying an extra night. Katoomba is a great place with lots to do. Good idea to book ahead. Highly...

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Scarlettpup, Owner at Sky Rider Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you and we hope to see you again soon.

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The motel is close to a major road, but far enough away so that you are not bothered by traffic noises and the rooms are very clean and comfortable. We booked a standard room and because we'd visited before and the room was available we were upgraded to a deluxe room! The stay was relaxed and friendly, with the managers...

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Scarlettpup, Owner at Sky Rider Motor Inn, responded to this review

We always like to look after our loyal repeat customers so we do what we can to make sure your visit is just as memorable as the first. We have done some major renovations but we are always working to keep the standard of the motel up and to improve our guests stay.

Wagga Wagga, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2017

My son and I stayed here for 2 nights. This little hotel is quiet, spotlessly clean, comfortable quaint and offers good old fashion service (something you just don't find many places these days). I could not asked for anything more. The renovations are basic but lovely. Breakfast was homemade and just what we wanted and not to mention well priced....

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Scarlettpup, Owner at Sky Rider Motor Inn, responded to this review

We are family owned and operated so we pride ourselves on offering, as you said good old fashioned service, our aim is to ensure your stay is as enjoyable as possible and so we are on hand to assist all our guests.

Perth
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We spent two nights at Sky Rider Motor Inn. Of all the motels we had stayed at in our two weeks of traveling this was by far the best of all. Rooms were clean and modern, location was perfect for all the sights in Katoomba, but most of all the Hosts we so friendly and welcoming, On arrival we were...

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Scarlettpup, Owner at Sky Rider Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, we are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and we were able to ensure your stay was memorable. Our BBQ is very popular this time of the year and the BBQ pack helps families with dinner for the family.

Mississauga
Reviewed 4 January 2017

There are numerous good things to say about this property and one huge negative that drags the overall rating down. A motel does not have to be of resort quality, it just has to provide the basics: a comfortable bed, reasonable environmental control, a clean room and a good shower. Sky Rider also adds a barbecue for use of guests...

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Scarlettpup, Owner at Sky Rider Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments and for bringing the issue with the shower to our attention, we installed a new hot water system in at the motel and we have had a few teething problems with the consistency of hot water, we have now made some adjustment and this should have solved the problem. We are looking to install...

Broadstairs, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

If you are looking for clean, comfortable accommodation on the edge of the Blue Mountains in New South Wales, Australia then this is the place for you. The cabins/room/chalets - I'm not sure what you'd call them - have all the basics you need plus a few extras. The hospitality tray was well stocked with tea and coffee as well...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed for one night on New Year's Eve. The owners are very friendly and helpful and the room was clean with a renovated bathroom. Breakfast is available for a reasonable costs. Great location if you want to visit the town centre, The 3 Sisters etc. Overall a good little motel to spend the night.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our Blue Mountains Motel with a B&B atmosphere is perfectly positioned in the heart of this stunning World Heritage area in the main town of Katoomba. The motel is family owned and operated, your hosts Lynn, Ross, Jamie and Kerry are on hand to offer that extra personal touch and attention to detail to create a friendly relaxed atmosphere during your stay. Spend a night - Not a fortune!! The Sky Rider Motor Inn is renowned for providing clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation in a quiet garden setting. Our 24 guest rooms types vary from Queen, Twin, Deluxe and a range of Family rooms, all provided with free wireless internet. Our popular salt water swimming pool and BBQ area are favourites with our guests can enjoy their breakfast in our dining room with garden views and open log fire for the cooler months, we serve a full continental breakfast as well as hot breakfast daily. Free parking is available to all of our rooms. ... more   less 

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Address: 302 Bathurst Rd | (Cnr. Valley Rd), Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Price Range: €66 - €118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sky Rider Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Sky Rider Motor Hotel Katoomba
Sky Rider Motor Inn Katoomba, Blue Mountains
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Katoomba
#1 Family Hotel in Katoomba
#5 Romantic Hotel in Katoomba
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“The family room was perfectly situated close to the pool and bbq area”
 of 5 bubbles Gem774, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“No views from motel”
 of 5 bubbles kenlit, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you are looking for great breakfast value, this is the place.”
 of 5 bubbles Xworder, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Cleanliness is very important, and being close to amenities is good.”
 of 5 bubbles janetsW9670GX, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I've never asked for a specific room, however there are family rooms that sleep 5”
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