Riviera on Ruthven Motel

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Riviera on Ruthven Motel

3.5 star property

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Social distancing
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
730 Ruthven Street, South Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCity Golf Club6 min walk
  • Popular LocationToowoomba Base Hospital19 min walk
  • Popular LocationEmpire Theatre2 min drive
  • AirportToowoomba, QLD (WTB-Wellcamp)37 min drive

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About this area


Riviera on Ruthven Motel is located in South Toowoomba, a neighbourhood in Toowoomba. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Waterbird Habitat and Picnic Point Park, while Empire Theatre and Cobb & Co Museum are cultural highlights. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Clifford Park Racecourse or Toowoomba Showgrounds. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

What's nearby

  • City Golf Club - 6 min walk
  • Toowoomba Base Hospital - 19 min walk
  • Empire Theatre - 2 min drive
  • Grand Central Shopping Centre - 5 min drive
  • Laurel Bank Park - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Toowoomba Station - 6 min drive
  • Toowoomba, QLD (WTB-Wellcamp) - 37 min drive


  • The Vintage Cafe - 4 min walk
  • Guzman y Gomez - 10 min walk
  • Thai Royal Restaurant - 18 min walk
  • Urth Cafe Bar - 19 min walk
  • Zev's Bistro - 19 min walk

About this property

Riviera on Ruthven Motel

3.5-star Toowoomba motel in South Toowoomba with free breakfast
This smoke-free motel features dry cleaning, laundry facilities and multilingual staff. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 28 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and electric kettles, plus in-room free WiFi and LCD TVs with digital channels. Guests will also find free tea bags/instant coffee, hairdryers and showers.
Riviera on Ruthven Motel offers 28 air-conditioned accommodations with a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. LCD televisions come with digital channels.

Bathrooms include a shower. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–10:00 AM

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper


  • Digital channels
  • LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Fridge


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board

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Check-in from 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 8 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 6:30 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

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation

National rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 60 out of 134 reviews
5 - Excellent 45%
Rating 4 - Good. 53 out of 134 reviews
4 - Good 40%
Rating 3 - Okay. 13 out of 134 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 134 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 134 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great stay. Was short but sweet.
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great place for both short & long stay. Friendly staff. Continental breakfast is awesome with homemade jams by the property manageress. Very convenient to everything. I’d definitely stay here again in future.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location, not too far from the Toowoomba City Centre, easy walking distance to a variety of restaurants with various types of cuisine. A very comfortable bed, and a nice help yourself Continental breakfast to start the days activities, either moving on or whatever business you have in Toowoomba.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2022

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
The room had a no smoking sign on the door but yet when you opened the door to enter the SMELL was overpowering stale cigarette smell that made us very unwell The old air conditioning was SO noisy Bathroom only partial clean
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2022