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Hotel Description

At Runaway Bay Motor Inn you'll be 1.7 km (1.1 mi) from Harbour Town and 4.2 km (2.6 mi) from Harley Park. Highlights at this motel include an outdoor swimming pool, and in-room kitchenettes and LCD TVs.

You can enjoy dining areas, WiFi, and coffee/tea makers, featured in all 38 rooms. In-room dining is easy with kitchenettes that come equipped with refrigerators and microwaves. Additionally, ceiling fans, safes, and hair dryers are available.

This business-friendly motel offers tour/ticket assistance, luggage storage, and a front-desk safe. Other amenities include WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Attractions within a 15-minute drive of this 4-star Runaway Bay motel include Cavill Avenue and Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast.

Family Room, Kitchenette (STD Twin / Family)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max
AU$141* Per night/room 22 Jun. - 23 Jun.

Executive Room, Kitchenette (Executive Suite)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room, Kitchenette (Family Courtyard Outdoor Spa)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Standard Room, Kitchenette (Standard Double Room)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, Kitchenette (Std Courtyard Outdoor Spa)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Runaway Bay Motor Inn ratings based on 212 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Runaway Bay Motor Inn

Everyone (96) Couples (55) Family (61)
5 out of 5
Quiet

Posted by on 14 Jun. 2021

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14 Jun. 2021 by Trish

Thank-you for taking the time to submit a review on your recent stay at the Runaway Bay Motor Inn. We are very appreciative of the perfect score which you have given us and we look forward to the opportunity of hopefully welcoming you back to our establishment in the future. Kind Regards, Trish Lindsay. Manager.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Apr. 2021

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3 May 2021 by Trish

Hi, Thank-you for taking the time to submit a review on your recent stay with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Runaway Bay Motor Inn and we look forward to the opportunity of hopefully welcoming you back to our establishment in the future. Kind Regards, Trish Lindsay - Manager.

4 out of 5
Ideal overnight stay or even longer. Close to shops etc. Remember to read check in times. 2PM - 4PM

Posted by on 10 Apr. 2021

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11 Apr. 2021 by Trish

Hi, Thank-you for taking the time to submit a review on your recent stay with us. We were delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Runaway Bay Motor Inn and we look forward to the opportunity of hopefully welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Trish Lindsay. Manager.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 4 Apr. 2021

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3 May 2021 by Trish

Hi, Thank-you for taking the time to submit a review on your recent stay with us. We are very appreciative of the perfect score which you have given us and are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Runaway Bay Motor Inn. We look forward to the opportunity of hopefully welcoming you back to our establishment in the future. Kind Regards, Trish Lindsay. Manager.

5 out of 5
It was a beautiful room with great amenities . It was spacious and well maintained

Posted by on 18 Mar. 2021

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18 Mar. 2021 by Trish

Hi, Thank-you for taking the time to submit a review on your recent stay with us. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Runaway Bay Motor Inn and we look forward to the opportunity of hopefully welcoming you back to our establishment in the future. Kind Regards, Trish Lindsay. Manager.

5 out of 5
The location was great. An easy walk to a wide range of cafes, convenience stores and restaurants. The rooms were tidy and spacious. Front reception was exceptional.

Posted by on 7 Mar. 2021

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7 Mar. 2021 by Trish

Hi, Thank-you for taking the time to submit a review on your recent stay with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at our property and that our reception staff were able to provide exceptional service which left a positive impression on you. Thank-you for choosing to stay at the Runaway Bay Motor Inn and we look forward to the opportunity of hopefully welcoming you back to our establishment in the future. Kind Regards, Trish Lindsay. Manager.

5 out of 5
Property was clean, easy to access and very quiet (could not hear other guests).

Posted by on 21 Feb. 2021

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22 Feb. 2021 by Trish

Hi, Thank-you for taking the time to submit a review on your recent stay with us. We are very appreciative of your feedback and are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Runaway Bay Motor Inn. We look forward to the opportunity of hopefully welcoming you back to our property in the future. Kind Regards, Trish Lindsay. Manager.

4 out of 5
I found the location and accommodation central to where I had a function and met our needs.

Posted by on 6 Feb. 2021

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7 Feb. 2021 by Trish

Hi, Thank-you for taking the time to submit a review on your recent stay with us. We were delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at our property and look forward to the opportunity of hopefully welcoming you back to the Runaway Bay Motor Inn sometime in the future. Kind Regards, Trish Lindsay. Manager.

5 out of 5
Quite place in a quite area, clean and well serviced

Posted by on 28 Dec. 2020

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28 Dec. 2020 by Trish

Hi, Thank-you for taking the time to submit a review on your recent stay with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at our property and we look forward to the opportunity of hopefully welcoming you back to the Runaway Bay Motor Inn in the future. Kind Regards, Trish Lindsay. Manager.

4 out of 5
Nice place to stay for a weekend. Clean and tidy and staff are lovely.

Posted by on 13 Dec. 2020

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13 Dec. 2020 by Trish

Hi, Thank-you for taking the time to submit a review on your recent stay with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our property and we look forward to the opportunity of hopefully welcoming you back to the Runaway Bay Motor Inn in the future. Kind Regards, Trish Lindsay. Manager.

Property Features

Runaway Bay Motor Inn offers its guests an outdoor pool, tour/ticket assistance, and laundry facilities. WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. Free self parking is available.

  • 38 guestrooms or units
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Separate dining area
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Coolangatta Airport (OOL) (45.6 km / 28.4 mi)
  • Train station: Helensvale Station (8.2 km / 5.1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Runaway Bay Motor Inn offers 38 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Accommodations at this 4-star motel have kitchenettes with refrigerators, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Separate bedroom
  • Dining room
  • LCD television
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 4:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 4:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 4:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 30.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 30.00 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 200.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 10 per day (rates may vary)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 30.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 30.00 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Runaway Bay Motor Inn
  • Runaway Bay Motor
  • Runaway Bay Motor Inn Motel
  • Runaway Bay Motor Inn Runaway Bay
  • Runaway Bay Motor Inn Motel Runaway Bay

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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