Located on the banks of the Tweed River, this budget motel in Murwillumbah is only 5 minutes drive from the town centre. Tweed Heads and Coolangatta Airport are both 25 minutes drive, whilst Gold Coast theme parks and beaches are within 40 minutes drive.
The motel is well placed for those coming to the area for swimming, rowing, water skiing and fishing.
There are 4 non-smoking accommodation options available, including: single standard (sleeping 2 people), double standard (sleeping 2 people), twin standard (sleeping 3 people) and family standard (sleeping 4 people).
All rooms at the Tweed River Motel feature flat screen televisions with satellite channels, complementary WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities, microwaves, licensed minibars, and toasters.Free continental breakfasts are also provided.
The motel features a swimming pool, barbeque area with sunny terrace and a guest laundry to ensure the most enjoyable stay possible. If travelling with your four-legged friend, this accommodation in Murwillumbah is also dog friendly.
Allens Seafood restaurant, serving fresh local seafood and Asian cuisine, is located right next door; charge back facilities are available.
When staying at this motel, we encourage you to also explore the surrounding area – Tweed Heads, Coolangatta, Chinderah, Bilambil, Dungay, Numinbah, Chillingham, Crabbes Creek, Terragon, and more.
If you are planning to stay at the Tweed River Motel and visit the Murwillumbah region sometime in the near future, you will be pleased to learn that there are plenty of attractions and things to do.
There is a huge range of sporting and recreational activities on offer. Being located on the Tweed River provides ample opportunity to swim, row, water ski or even fish. The Murwillumbah Golf Club, an 18-hole championship course, is arguably one of the finest in Australia. The town is also home to international standard hockey fields, which actually play host to teams from around the world, as well as netball, soccer, rugby league, rugby union and tennis fields.
Those who prefer to get outdoors and explore nature are invited to explore the 5 World Heritage-listed national parks that can be found nearby – Mt Warning National Park and Border Ranges National Park are the closest. Other nearby national parks includes: Mooball National Park, Mount Jerusalem National Park and Springbrook National Park. All are filled with walks to suit all fitness levels, offering some amazing views of the surrounding region.
Immerse yourself in the local culture by seeking out some of the historical sites and attractions that tell you more about the community around Murwillumbah. The Tweed River Regional Museum, for example, showcases the history of the Tweed Valley as a whole. There are also plenty of local art galleries – Tweed River Art Gallery, Tweed Regional Gallery and Red Rattlers Gallery are just a few of the 18 galleries and artists studios found in nearby villages.
There is no shortage of things to celebrate in Murwillumbah. Some of the more popular local events include: the Festival of Performing Arts (June/July), Tyalgum Diggers Sports Day & Rodeo (July), Tweed Valley Banana Festival (last week of August), Tyalgum Festival of Classical Music (September), Tweed Valley Country Roots Fest (October), Tweed River Festival (October), Tweed Foodie Festival (December), plus various markets held most weekends.
In the surrounding area…
There is 37km of coastline featuring some of New South Wales best beaches within a short drive of Murwillumbah, great for those hot summer months. Some of these include Letitia Beach (20 minutes), Kingscliff Beach (15 minutes), Casuarina Beach (20 minutes), Bogangar Beach (20 minutes), Cabarita Beach (20 minutes), Cudgera Beach (25 minutes), Pottsville Beach (25 minutes), Mooball Beach (25 minutes) and Wooyung Beach (30 minutes).
If you’re up for a day trip, we highly recommend crossing the border into Queensland and visiting on the theme parks on the Gold Coast. Meet some of your favourite characters at Movieworld, get up close with some of our aquatic marine life at Seaworld, make a splash at Wet’n’Wild Water World and White Water World, or scream yourself hoarse at Dreamworld. Leave after a leisurely breakfast and you’ll arrive in time for the gates to open at 10am.