4.2 out of 5

"Friendly staff great location and brekky thrown in, what more could you ask for. " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 27 Jun 2018

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Hotel Description

Ridgemont Motel places you in the centre of North Ward, connected to the convention centre and within just a 15-minute stroll of Catholic Diocese of Townsville and Perc Tucker Regional Gallery. Highlights at this beach motel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool and free self parking.

You can enjoy LCD TVs with digital channels, and all 24 rooms feature free WiFi, coffee/tea makers and ceiling fans. In-room dining is easy with amenities like fridges, microwaves and room service. Hairdryers, irons/ironing boards and desks are also available.

For a drink, you can stop by the motel's own bar/lounge. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café and laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of limited parking.

With a stay at this 3.5-star North Ward motel, you'll be 2 km (1.2 mi) from Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal.

Family Room, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Executive Room, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Friendly Pet room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Twin Room, Partial View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room, Partial View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Ridgemont Motel ratings based on 115 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Ridgemont Motel

Everyone (83) Couples (16) Family (14)
4 out of 5
The Ridgemont Motel is well located. Its near the park close to both Castle Hill and the Strand

Posted by on 22 Jul. 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 10 Jul. 2019

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3 out of 5
Property is looking very run down. Clean rooms but looking worn & old.

Posted by on 9 Jul. 2019

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3 out of 5
New beds needed. Curtains falling down. Outside front lights need to be turned off much earlier makes rooms too bright. Rooms need updating

Posted by , from Qld on 2 Jul. 2019

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2 out of 5
Despite advertising, this motel did not provide restaurant facilities. It is a long way from places where you can eat, either dinner or breakfast. The bathroom and shower were tiny, whilst the water from the shower leaked all over the floor. This motel needs urgent renovation and proper cleaning.

Posted by on 11 Jun. 2019

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3 out of 5
Very basic accommodation and amenities - not very attractive facilities despite their being a nice view.

Posted by on 29 Mar. 2019

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1 out of 5
Nothing the place was filthy and I had fleas and mozzies in my room and the bed was awful

Posted by on 15 Mar. 2019

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5 out of 5
Comfortable upstairs room with a lovel outlook. Kitchenette was also handy.

Posted by on 13 Mar. 2019

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2 out of 5

Posted by on 7 Mar. 2019

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4 out of 5
Excellent value for money. The room was very big, hotel in a good location, nice staff and great view. Really enjoyed our stay here, it was very comfortable.

Posted by , from Mackay, QLD on 13 Dec. 2018

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and a BBQ are also featured at the business-friendly Ridgemont Motel. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3.5-star North Ward motel is smoke free.

  • 24 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)


  • Airport: Townsville, QLD (TSV) (6.8 km / 4.2 mi)
  • Train station: Townsville Station (2.7 km / 1.7 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Ridgemont Motel offers 24 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and microwaves. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. 40-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and a ceiling fan. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Ridgemont Motel has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies


  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 20.00 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 20.00 per night.


  • No pets allowed


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 are 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.

  • 24-hour check-in


Optional extras

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

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 20.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 20.00 per day

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

Hotel Names

  • Ridgemont Motel
  • Ridgemont Motel North Ward
  • Ridgemont North Ward

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
*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.