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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Spent 1 night here before leaving to Tioman. The room comes with the price you paid for. Basic hotel with basic facilities. Pillows were super hard, room was so heaty as the air conditioning is broken and there is no ceiling fan or whatsoever. Suitable for 1 night stay.

Thank Sabrena I
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Super hard pillow. Room with very poor sound insulation. Hardly sleep properly at night. Sound of door opening and closing is so loud. Sound of car engine can be heard inside hotel room. Overall is bad. No receptionists when we arrive. Poor service, lousy hotel.

Thank selwyntan
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Not worth of money! Dirty moldy rooms and dirty bed with ants in it. Room was supposed to have WiFi, but that wasn't working either (this I could easily forgive if room would have been otherwise ok). Low water pressure in shower, but at least it was working.

Thank Petri T
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 October 2016

pretty much as you would expect for the price. unlike others experience, the beds were ok in our rooms but the towels are certainly in need of replacement. Managed to hunt around and find working internet access through one or two of the access points. all in all, it was ok for a one night stay

Thank Gerard H
Reviewed 24 September 2016

When entering the room it all seemed quite nice. It had a private bathroom, tv and towels and everything looked clean...until we got into bed. The sheets were filthy! There were hairs, pubes, dust, crumbs and stains on both beds. We got there around midnight and were leaving to catch the 5am ferry the next morning so luckily didn't spend...

Thank Mullsy56
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Poor wifi, services given by staff not very good, bedsheet not clean and the water pressure very low. Nothing fancy but good for a few hours rest before heading for an early ferry. Best points for this hotel it near with shop and bank.

Thank Lansey W
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Personally think the room is over priced but it does the job.. Paid 80RM for a double air con with private shower! Wifi which is provided in rooms didn't work.. However I have given the low review ( I hoped I couldn't give any stars) as whilst we were sitting downstairs in the reception area using the wifi.. One gentleman...

Thank Maisie U
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

2nd time checking into this hotel after a year. Same feedback as last year, nothing fancy but good for a few hours rest before heading for an early ferry. Cleanliness is not the best so this time we brought along own sleeping bags to sleep over the bed, brought own towels and slippers. I have not tried other hotels in...

Thank nickwind
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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Hotel bookers PLEASE save yourself 999999% don't book this budget hotel if you want a clean towel, clean bed and proper shower. For the price of Rm80 for such budget hotel is not even worth it. Bath towels looks like used for floor mat. Bed sheets like ancient old. Shower water like 'pee' pressure. The only good thing about this...

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Batu Pahat, Malaysia
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Location wise is good; eatery and 7-11 within 1minutes walk. But the room is terrible; dirty bed linen, stains on the bed and now i'm itchy all over my body. Had a rough sleep. Mold all over the room. The water pressure in the toilet is beyond words. You cannot even have a proper shower and make sure bring your...

Thank AlvinAu

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Placed in the heart of Mersing, Riverside Hotel offers clean and comfortable accommodation with air-conditioning. Overlooking a serene river view, spacious air-conditioned rooms are fitted with ironing facilities and a TV with satellite channels. The en suite bathroom will include hot/cold shower facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverside Hotel

Address: 74 Jalan Sulaiman | Bandar Tepian Sungai, Mersing 86800, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Johor > Mersing District > Mersing
Price Range: €16 - €20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“I was told the rooms in the block away from the river were newer... but still not great”
 of 5 bubbles 33gerardh, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay at the BLUEWATER HTL next door but one. To Riverview.”
 of 5 bubbles grandtourer38, 18 Nov 2015 | Read review
“No lifts so if youhave many suitcase low level rooms might be better.”
 of 5 bubbles nickwind, 29 Sep 2015 | Read review
“No room in that hotel is worth your money. There are other hotels and they are all close as the town in tiny.”
 of 5 bubbles 461cristinar, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We had a view of the river, which was nice during the day, but loud at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 476rachm, 7 Jun 2015 | Read review
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