River of Gold Motel

Cooktown, Cook Area

Indicative Rate * AU$107 to AU$142

Conveniently located in the heart of Cooktown (Hope Street) the River of Gold Motel is within easy walking distance of all town facilities. The James Cook Museum is right around the corner, as is the Grassy Hill Lookout and the local supermarket.

After exploring or fulfilling business commitments, guests can relax in their air-conditioned accommodation. Why not enjoy a swim in the salt water tropical pool? In the evenings you're invited to dine in air-conditioned comfort while you enjoy a meal in the fully licensed Annan's restaurant, where you can enjoy the unique taste sensation of Stonegrill dining, along with a fantastic a la carte menu and a very comprehensive drinks selection.

The River of Gold Motel takes pride in providing old fashioned country hospitality, friendly and helpful service. So whether you are a visitor to the region or in town on business, consider the River of Gold Motel when next visiting Cooktown. The Management and staff look forward to welcoming you.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi
  • Broadband Internet Access

Facilities

  • Bar
  • Car park
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Laundry
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
  • Restaurant - Licensed
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor

Activities

  • Swimming

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.
16 Walker Street
Corner of Hope Street
Cooktown, Cook Area
Queensland
Australia

Our Rooms

Standard

Ensuite, Foxtel, Tea and Coffee making facilities, bar fridge, Queen size bed and single bed.
Free Broadband and wi-fi.

Self-contained Family Room

One Queen bed and two single beds, Foxtel on television, ensuite, full kitchen, free Broadband and wi-fi.

Queen bed and two single beds, disabled access and shower, full kitchen, Foxtel on television, en-suite, free Broadband and wi-fi.

One with Queen bed and single bed, one with queen bed only. They have a full kitchen, Foxtel on television, en-suite, free Broadband and wi-fi.

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