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“Clean, Comfortable and Affordable”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of City Waters

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City Waters
Ranked #64 of 81 Hotels in Perth
WA
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“Clean, Comfortable and Affordable”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2012

The City Waters Motel is clean, comfortable and the staff were friendly and helpful. In a city where accomodation is ridiculously over priced it is nice to have an affordable option in a great location.
The rooms are not fancy but have flat screen tvs, convection microwave ovens, cook tops, clean bathrooms and comfy beds.
The location is great-it is about 800m walk to the malls but you are right next to the river and not far from the Barrack Street Jetty.
I would stay again.

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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with family
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    3 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2012

The fittings ARE old but the bed is comfy and towels etc are clean. There are basic kitchen utensils but enough. Great location for the morning walk.

My only complaint relates to the temperature of the room. It had been a extented period of above 40 degrees and the room retained the heat. A/C wasn't that effective and opening the windows didn't seem to help much.

  • Stayed March 2012
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Hervey Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2012

We stayed here for 8 days in Feb/Mar 2012. While the unit was older, it was clean, well maintained and recently refurbished by the look of it. New appliances (gas stove, microwave, fridge, toaster and elec kettle), and a good sized flat screen TV. Mattress was extremely comfortable and the room was very quiet. Our room had very good 3G mobile internet, however a wireless connection is available also from the motel.

What we particularly liked was that the free CAT bus to down-town and the rail station was only a short walk away. Many restaurants in the area, and the Swan River and it's walkways were just across large grassed park in front of the motel.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at City Waters and would recommend it for anyone looking for reasonable, close in accommodation in Perth.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2012

I have stayed at City Waters on numerous occasions and always found the staff to be very friendly and the accommodation always clean and well kept and quiet.
All the apartments have their own full kitchen and bathroom which is very convenient if you want to do your own cooking.
The property overlooks the beautiful Swan River.
I would certainly recommend City Waters to my friends as great 3 star accommadation to stay while in Perth.
I will be back!!!!!!!!!!

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled solo
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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2012

I booked to stay here for 3 nights.
I walked into the the one bedroom apartment and could not belive it.
the photos on the internet where nothing like my room.
it smelt, the bathroom was gross, had mould around the bath, i wouldnt have even washed my do in it.
the cupboard for your clothes would not attend to place anything in there, looked as if they were going to fall apart.
there was heavy metal music playing at the units next door.
I walked out and they would not give any money back.
cheap and nasty accommodation, not worth the 3 star rating i would struggle to give it a 1 star rating.
Could not believe how different the apartment was from the pictures on the net.
Do not risk it, book elsewhere

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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled solo
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Fellmann, Owner at City Waters, responded to this review, 15 February 2012
Hi
thank you for your feed back.I am very sorry the standard of your studio at City Waters did not meet your expectation. We make every effort to provide the public with clean and well maintained accommodation. I also would like to bring to your attention that City Waters is an older 3 star property in an excellent location and still good value for money.
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Lisa von Felten
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Additional Information about City Waters

Property: City Waters
Address: 118 Terrace Rd, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Perth > East Perth
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #64 of 81 Hotels in Perth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): €
Hotel Class:3 star — City Waters 3*
Number of rooms: 62
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
City Waters is located by the banks of Swan River on Terrace Road, Perth, offering 62 Studio Apartments with a fully-equipped kitchen with a range of rooms suitable for 1 to 6 adults. Our central location is a few minutes walk away from Perth CBD, main shopping retails on Hay Street & Murray Street, entertainment and dining precincts. Whether you are travelling for business or leisure, our 3-star accommodation will offer you a relaxing and indulgent stay. Free on-site Car Parking on First-come-first-serve basis, subject to availability. All reservations made on directly to us through Walk-Ins, Phone or Email will receive FREE WIFI during the stay. Reception Hours: 7am to 8pm Check-in: 14:00 Check-out: 10:00 For arrival after 8pm, kindly contact City Waters for late check-in procedure ... more   less 
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