Terms and Conditions

Please read these terms and conditions carefully as they incorporate the basis upon which bookings are accepted at the Costa Rica Motel.

A guest code of conduct has also been put into place due to COVID-19. This is for the safety of all guests, staff and our community. We ask that all guests please read the code of conduct prior to their arrival.


Check-in/arrival time is from 14:00 (2:00PM). We allow guests to arrive earlier if requests are made in advance. Check-out/departure time is prior to 10:00 (10:00AM) – late check-out after this time may incur an extra charge.


Our standard cancellation policy requires booking cancellations or changes to be advised to us by 2PM (14:00) hotel time, two (2) days prior to arrival. Over peak periods, special events and group bookings alternative cancellation policies may apply. The cancellation policy will be communicated during the booking process and can be supplied in a confirmation email when requested.


A minimum of five (5) rooms reserved on one night is considered a group booking. Different terms and conditions apply for group bookings. Group bookings are required to pay a deposit equal to the first night of accommodation for all rooms to confirm the booking. Cancellations must be made 30 days in advance to get a refund.


For the comfort of all our guests, we ask that noise is kept to a minimum so everyone can enjoy a peaceful and comfortable stay. We request that any visitors leave all rooms by 22:00 (10pm) each evening. Please also extend this courtesy to our neighbours when entering and exiting the motel grounds.


Housekeeping services are available for all guest. Our standard housekeeping service is as follows;

Every day your room will receive an Refresh Service where we will make the beds with existing linen, replace finished amenities, replace used kitchen items and empty the rubbish.

For stays 4 or more nights, your room will receive a Full Service where your room will be fully cleaned, including all linen changed once every three (3) days.

For some discounted rates and long stay guests a weekly housekeeping service applies. This comprises of one (1) full clean once every seven (7) days with no housekeeping service on any other days. Housekeeping is able to supply additional amenities at any time upon request.


Complimentary Wi-fi internet is available for all guests. Access details will be provided on check-in.


Costa Rica Motel adheres to the following maximum room capacities at all times:

Room TypeMax No. of Overnight Guests
Queen Twin3

Rollaway beds are available upon request and at the discretion of management. Please be advised there is only limited availability.

Rollaway Bed Daily Cost: $40.00
Baby Cot Daily Cost: FREE


A minimum length of stay may apply during peak or special event periods, as determined by Costa Rica Motel management. If you reserve a room over such dates (as per the booking terms and conditions) you agree to stay for the required minimum nights. Any changes or cancellations (within the cancellation period) are subject to a penalty and may result forfeiting of any pre-payments and/or deposits.


Payment for entire stay is required at check-in/arrival. For peak periods, special events and group bookings, different payment policies that require pre-payment may apply. The payment policy will be confirmed at time of booking. If the payment policy is not adhered to the booking may be cancelled. We accept EFTPOS, Visa and MasterCard. Any credit cards being used for payment (including incidentals) must be present at check-in/arrival by the cardholder. Cash is accepted.


Costa Rica Motel does not permit pets. An animal is considered a breach of your accommodation conditions and you will be asked to leave or remove the animal. Guide dogs are permitted.


Valid photo identification (ID) matching the name of the main guest within the booking must be presented at time of check-in/arrival. This is required in order to verify your identity for hotel security purposes. A valid Australian driver’s license, Australian issued proof of age card or an international passport are all acceptable forms of photo identification. As per our privacy policy, any personal information contained on the collected identification will be securely stored.


Smoking in the internal room is not permitted. Fines will apply to guests who do not adhere to this policy. Ashtrays are provided where smoking is allowed.