Opened in February, 2017, Riverside Rest Nambucca Heads features views over the Nambucca River. Free breakfast, WiFi, Netflix, books, games and puzzles are available.

All bedrooms at Riverside Rest Nambucca Heads have river views, balconies, air-conditioning, wide-screen TVs, bar fridges and tea/coffee making facilities. Each room has its own bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer.

The property is 5 minutes' drive from the highway. It is 25 mi from Coffs Harbor. Sawtell is 20 mi from Riverside Rest Nambucca Heads, while South West Rocks is 17 mi from the property. Coffs Harbor Airport is 24 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Riverside Rest Nambucca Heads has been welcoming guests since Feb 1, 2017

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Riverside Rest Nambucca Heads

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • South Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    4,250 feet from property
  • Nambucca Heads Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • South Valla Beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    1.7 miles from property
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Hosted by Sharon & Darrin Coleman

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Sharon & Darrin Coleman
Riverside Rest is a haven created with guest comfort in mind. Enjoy a freshly cooked or continental breakfast with fresh fruit, homemade bread and jam. Dinner is also available by arrangement. Riverside Rest is nestled in a quiet area with river views from just about every room. Opened Easter of 2017 with contemporary furnishings, light and airy rooms & modern spacious bathrooms it is a great place to relax & unwind from the stresses of every day life. All rooms are air-conditioned, have their own bathrooms, desk/table, wide screen, smart TVs with free Netflix, free You Tube & free WiFi. All bedrooms have access to a balcony with river views & outdoor settings. Please note: all bedrooms are upstairs. The Riverside Rest offers the privacy of a hotel with the comfort of a bed & breakfast. The common areas provide spacious lounge and dining rooms and a deck, all overlooking the river. There is also a library and games for guest enjoyment. Off street parking is provided. Come, stay, relax, we know you will be back.
The Nambucca River offers pristine crystal clear waters for guests to enjoy. Fishing, boating, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding. swimming, snorkelling, fun, fun, fun - in, on & around the water. The river is so clear & clean that you can see the fish and there is abundant wildlife & great bird watching. Dolphin watching is available all year and whale watching is from June to mid November. Nambucca Heads is a small town with some lovely ladies boutiques, some great cafes & restaurants, picture theatre, parks & recreation areas. The Riverside Rest is situated a short, level walk to the RSL, Bowling & Golf clubs. Golf packages are available. The breakwall offers an ever changing artwork, where locals & visitors adopt & paint rocks, some maintaining their artworks year after year. Kids are kept amused in the search for "Wally". As well as the river, Nambucca has some beautiful beaches including Shelly Beach which was voted in the top 10 beaches in Australia. Riverside Rest is a great base to explore the nearby towns of Macksville, Valla, Bellingen, Bowraville, Dorigo & Scotts Head. Local museums: Headland Museum, Frank Partridge Military, the Folk & the Mary Bolton Pioneer Cottage.
Language spoken: English
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Boatshed Cafe
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Matilda's
    0.3 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Wharf Street Cafe
    0.3 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Pacific Ocean
    0.9 miles
  • River Nambucca River
    0 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • South Beach
    4,250 feet
  • Nambucca Heads Beach
    1.1 miles
  • South Valla Beach
    1.7 miles
  • Valla Beach
    3.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Coffs Harbour Airport
    23.6 miles
  • Port Macquarie Airport
    55.2 miles
  • Clarence Valley Regional Airport
    61.4 miles
How to get to Riverside Rest Nambucca Heads from Coffs Harbour Airport
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Riverside Rest Nambucca Heads
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Snorkeling Off-site
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/out
  • Executive lounge access
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Riverside Rest Nambucca Heads takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


7:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

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Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 9:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that this property is accessible by stairs only. It does not offer disabled access facilities.

Please note that this property does not accept school graduate guests. The property apologizes for any inconvenience caused.

Please inform Riverside Rest Nambucca Heads of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

The New South Wales Government has issued a mandatory code of conduct outlining the rights and obligations of people either hosting or renting accommodations on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

FAQs about Riverside Rest Nambucca Heads

  • Riverside Rest Nambucca Heads offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Bowling
    • Snorkeling
    • Tennis court
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • Guests staying at Riverside Rest Nambucca Heads can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte

  • Check-in at Riverside Rest Nambucca Heads is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Riverside Rest Nambucca Heads is 2,150 feet from the center of Nambucca Heads.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Riverside Rest Nambucca Heads by:

    • Car 30min

  • The prices at Riverside Rest Nambucca Heads may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Riverside Rest Nambucca Heads include:

    • Double
    • Triple