We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
01/07/2017 02/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Moby Dick Waterfront Resort Motel

    27-29 Yamba Rd, Yamba, New South Wales 2464, Australia
    Hotel website
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    01/07/2017 02/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          Traveller (81)
          Room & Suite (45)
          Pool & Beach (3)
          The Cove Beachfront Apartments
          289 reviews
          #1 of 11 hotels in Yamba
           
          Angourie Rainforest Resort
          401 reviews
          #5 of 11 hotels in Yamba
           
          Yamba Aston Motel
          186 reviews
          #2 of 11 hotels in Yamba
           
          The Sands Resort
          135 reviews
          #6 of 11 hotels in Yamba
           
          Overview
          • Excellent56%
          • Very good35%
          • Average4%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “co op” (20 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast Available
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Family Rooms
          Kitchenette
          Spa
          Wheelchair Access
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Private Balcony
          3.5 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          Offers from Moby Dick Waterfront Resort Motel
          Special Price: BOOK DIRECT AND SAVE
          {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
          The Cove Beachfront Apartments
          289 reviews
          #1 of 11 hotels in Yamba
           
          Angourie Rainforest Resort
          401 reviews
          #5 of 11 hotels in Yamba
           
          Yamba Aston Motel
          186 reviews
          #2 of 11 hotels in Yamba
           
          The Sands Resort
          135 reviews
          #6 of 11 hotels in Yamba
           
          Rooms
          1 Jul2 Jul
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Yamba hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "e04e0c52d8b74caeb188b02419a019e8", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":615556,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":1,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":2,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"e04e0c52d8b74caeb188b02419a019e8","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Moby Dick Waterfront Resort Motel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImUwNGUwYzUyZDhiNzRjYWViMTg4YjAyNDE5YTAxOWU4IiwiQUlLIjoiZDczNzFmMzg1Y2YwNDVmZDg3Y2MxMzUxYjFkYWFkNjkifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "01/07/2017", "checkOut": "02/07/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/hotels\/sherpa-TA.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Turn Your Opinions into Points!
          Turn your opinions into JPMiles
          Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
          *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
          JPMiles / Payback Arrow
          JPMiles / PAYBACK
          50
          Reviews (190)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language

          1 - 5 of 190 reviews

          Reviewed 2 days ago

          Couldn't have chosen a better spot for a relaxing 3 day stay in Yamba. Right on the Clarence river with a peaceful garden to the shore, a long jetty and lots of pelecans and other sea birds to watch. Our room was upstairs and recently...More

          Thank crisjoy
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Stayed one night and were pleased with the spacious rooms, one double bed and two singles in a separate room plus a kitchenette. View from our room was over the river/bay which was really picturesque. Gardens were spotless with a BBQ on the river's edge....More

          Thank Graham0709
          Response from MobyDY, Manager at Moby Dick Waterfront Resort Motel

          Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are pleased that you enjoyed the location and the room was to your expectation. Our large gardens and BBQs overlooking the river are certainly an aspect enjoyed by guests. We look forward to seeing...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          Location brilliant, overlooking the water, good family room with queen bed and two singles in separate section, small kitchenette. Extremely clean, courteous staff, we've already booked again for next Easter and bringing our friends with us!!More

          Thank AussieGibbos
          Response from MobyDY, Manager at Moby Dick Waterfront Resort Motel

          Thank you for your comments and taking the time to review your stay. We are excited that you will be returning and recommending us to friends. The outlook over the water is certainly a winning feature and our range of rooms can cater for families...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          While the room decor was a little old, the location, facilities and staff made it an amazing place to stay. The views of Yamba Bay were breath-taking, and watching the sea birds and fishing boats from your balcony was very relaxing. The small beach and...More

          Review collected in partnership with this hotel
          Thank P6579FOsusanw
          Response from MobyDY, Manager at Moby Dick Waterfront Resort Motel

          Thank you for your comments. We are pleased that you enjoyed the views and atmosphere of the property. We are in the process of undertaking refurbishments in rooms and are now excited to have 7 fully renovated rooms with more planned. The waterfront location and...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          Safe, friendly location for a family holiday. Spacious rooms. Relaxing environment. Well maintained gardens and outside barbecue areas suitable for entertaining with friends or just relaxing by the Riverside. Well maintained pool and spa area. Close to takeaway food stores and coffee shop. Basic cooking...More

          Review collected in partnership with this hotel
          Thank brendaz261
          Response from MobyDY, Manager at Moby Dick Waterfront Resort Motel

          Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are pleased that the property presented well for your stay with all amenities meeting expectations. You are right the environment for families is safe, friendly and relaxing. We hope to see you again in...More

          The Cove Beachfront Apartments
          289 reviews
          #1 of 11 hotels in Yamba
           
          Angourie Rainforest Resort
          401 reviews
          #5 of 11 hotels in Yamba
           
          Yamba Aston Motel
          186 reviews
          #2 of 11 hotels in Yamba
           
          The Sands Resort
          135 reviews
          #6 of 11 hotels in Yamba
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Pool
          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Breakfast Available
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 92 - US$ 158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Romantic Hotel in Yamba
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 22
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Hotwire, Expedia, Travelocity, Priceline, Orbitz and Agoda so you can book your Moby Dick Waterfront Resort Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • Australia >
          • New South Wales >
          • Yamba
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (81)
          Room & Suite (45)
          Pool & Beach (3)
          Hotel & Grounds (69)
          Bathroom (7)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
          Nearby
          Yamba Twin Pines Motel
          80 reviews
          1.41 km away
           
          Yamba Sun Motel
          133 reviews
          1.33 km away
           
          Yamba Aston Motel
          186 reviews
          1.39 km away
           
          Yamba Motor Inn
          96 reviews
          .63 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Clarence River Fishermens Co-Operative
          134 reviews
          .12 km away
          Norfolk Bistro at Bowlo Sports & Leisure Yamba
          178 reviews
          1.52 km away
          One Fine Cup
          45 reviews
          .15 km away
          Yamba Chinese Restaurant
          23 reviews
          .15 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Yamba Kayak
          74 reviews
          .08 km away
          Bowlo Leisure Centre
          79 reviews
          1.52 km away
          Clarence River Ferries
          58 reviews
          .60 km away
          Yamba Pedal Boats
          12 reviews
          .68 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Katy44b
          Can I check in early and use the hotel facilities?
          9 February 2017|
          Answer Show all 2 answers
          Response from Robyn H | Property representative |
          Hi You can check in early just contact Reception in regards to the availability on the day.
          0
          Votes
          _rob_288gto
          Hi i would like to know if you have to leave a security deposit. Thanks Rob.
          30 May 2016|
          Answer Show all 2 answers
          Response from DiNoosaHeads | Reviewed this property |
          Hello Rob When we stayed there was no mention of a security deposit. I think we booked online and paid in advance so maybe that makes a difference? Regards Di
          0
          Votes
          Snorklefun
          Dear Sir/Madam, I have limited mobility, are your rooms and grounds able to cater for wheel chair access. Thanks Wayne
          8 December 2015|
          Answer
          Response from MobyDY | Property representative |
          Hello Wayne, Yes we do have a room on the ground floor that caters for a wheel chair and you can access the river front via a ramp at the side of the building.
          0
          Votes
          Room Tips
          "Family room really spacious"
          Read review
          "We stayed in a recently renovated room. All rooms have a water view."
          Read review
          "All the rooms are fabulous and all have views of the river"
          Read review
          "More attention to cleaning of the unit - may have been rushed by the cleaner. Management could do regular..."
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing