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4.4 out of 5

"Great location, beds so so, checkout of 10am a little steep. But all round great! Would definitely stay here again. " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 25 Nov 2022

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Hotel Description

At Sky Rider Motor Inn you'll be 3 km (1.9 mi) from Katoomba Scenic World and 3.5 km (2.2 mi) from Leura Cascades. Highlights at this motel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free self parking.

Enjoy the seasonal outdoor swimming pool and pool loungers. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Full breakfast is available daily between 7:30 AM and 9 AM.

With a stay at this 3-star Katoomba motel, you'll be 3.6 km (2.2 mi) from Leura Mall and 3.9 km (2.4 mi) from Three Sisters.

Family Unit 2 Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Family Room 4

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room 5

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Sky Rider Motor Inn ratings based on 297 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 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 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Sky Rider Motor Inn

Everyone (151) Couples (73) Family (64)
4 out of 5
Great location, beds so so, checkout of 10am a little steep. But all round great! Would definitely stay here again.

Posted by on 25 Nov. 2022

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5 out of 5
Very clean and comfortable. Only downfall was no eatery on site.

Posted by on 7 Nov. 2022

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5 out of 5
The staff were friendly and accommodating.

Posted by on 1 Nov. 2022

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3 out of 5
Okay stay.rooms were not serviced during our stay and there was no food service.Hotel was a little out of the way.Little things like these made it annoying.

Posted by on 19 Sep. 2022

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3 out of 5

Posted by on 27 Aug. 2022

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5 out of 5
everything was clean and comfortable, great for the price compared to other accommodation options in the area. the staff were really nice and late check was easy.

Posted by on 15 Aug. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Aug. 2022 by Carolyn

Thank you for your thoughtful review. Cleanliness is a top priority at Sky Rider and we are delighted you found your accommodation to be both clean & comfortable.

5 out of 5
There was nothing that we didn't like, it was convenient and perfect for our Family of 5 . The staff in reception so friendly 7 informative, I would highly recommend and definitely stay again

Posted by on 3 Aug. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

4 Aug. 2022 by Carolyn

Thank you for your awesome review. We really appreciate it and are delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Sky Rider sometime soon.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 4 Jun. 2022

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 11 May 2022

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5 out of 5
Comfortable, Clean, Friendly and perfect for a quick no fuss place.

Posted by on 3 Apr. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

30 Apr. 2022 by Carolyn

Thank you for your review. We really appreciate it.

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities are closed on Christmas Day:

  • Dining venue(s)

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. Public spaces have free WiFi. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Sky Rider Motor Inn. Free self parking is available. This 3-star Sydney motel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 1 floor
  • 24 guestrooms or units
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave (on request)
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Train station: Katoomba Station (1.4 km / 0.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Sky Rider Motor Inn offers 24 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and coffee/tea makers. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations include desks. 24-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Microwaves, irons/ironing boards, and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave available
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 9 AM.

Sky Rider Motor Inn has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 8:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 8:00 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 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and key retrieval information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - 8:00 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 8:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in information and key retrieval 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 not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 15 per stay.

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 Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and window guards 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. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Smoke detector
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves 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 available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are 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
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 6 and AUD 15 for adults, AUD 5 and AUD 10 for children (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 15 per stay

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

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • The seasonal pool will open in October and close in April.
  • 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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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.