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Moby Dick Waterfront Resort Motel

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Sawtell, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 4 weeks ago

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 16 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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Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Our second stay, again for 3 nights. Room is large and comfortable, kitchen area does need a bit of an update (which I think is happening) but is quite adequate to prepare full meals in. Guest laundry - and outside clotheslines - much appreciated. Service is good though not exceptional - pretty standard for properties run by staff rather than...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We wanted to have a break away (4 nights) and went to the Moby dick on the recommendation of friends. We were not disappointed. Our self contained unit was amazing. Everything we needed was there and we had the bonus of walking right outside our door on to the grassed area at the back, right to the water. Nice jetty...

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Mansfield, Australia
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This visit may be our last. Change of management and ownership now strata titled has changed the resort. Still large room, good bed but broken fridge and things looking a bit tatty. Renovations underway and no doubt the already "not cheap" prices will skyrocket. We needed a downstairs room and despite phone calls and emails to confirm it we arrived...

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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Having visited for a lot of years and driven past Moby Dick always wondered. What a little haven, great rooms that are well appointed . Could easily stop for several days and base myself there. Look forward to the next time in Yamba

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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
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: ₹ 6,289 - ₹ 14,302 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles Roscoe1203, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Just don't stay there”
 of 5 bubbles JosephineD28, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose ground floor for easy access to grounds.”
 of 5 bubbles JeanetteM552, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“higher floor units have a better view”
 of 5 bubbles BrisbaneSnorkellover, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ground floor rooms are the best easy access to water frontage”
 of 5 bubbles irisrose48, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
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