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66 Kent Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
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Raceways Motel in Brisbane
Ranked #14 of 109 Specialty Lodging in Brisbane
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cooma
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Location; location; location!! Although close to very busy Kingsford-Smith Drive (which within minutes takes you to the airport; Fortitude Valley; Brisbane CBD; 'Portside' & both freeways to the Gold & Sunshine Coasts) the motel is located in a quiet safe street. Trendy Racecourse Rd. (for a wide range of restaurants; eateries; coffee shops; banks; post office; Coles & Woollies) is... More

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Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We chose this motel due to its location and was close to where we needed to be for the weekend. Booked over the phone a couple of months prior. Was easy & quick to get to from nearby Brisbane airport. Noticed that the area was on one of the flight paths for the landing of smaller planes, but once inside... More

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Toowoomba, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

A great location close to the airport. Off the main road so nice and quiet. Greg & Jan are so very welcoming and friendly. Within walking distance to great eating places & shops. The rooms are well set out and equipped with microwave & everything a traveller requires. Even though this is an older motel, it is very clean,comfortable &... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
41 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We found Raceways a good choice, it's a well maintained, older style motel. The location is the best thing, it’s 5 mins walk to Racecourse Rd for good cafes and shops. 15 min walk the other way is the Eat Streets Market and wharf area with loads of eating options. Only 10 mins drive from the airport and even though... More

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Perth, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We stay at this motel sometimes twice a year. We found it originally because we wanted a motel near to the airport and we were never going to stay at the Formula 1 which is the closest to the airport. I found the Raceways on the net and it wasn't too far from the airport. Clean and tidy and run... More

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Perth, Australia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
21 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

I was looking for a place near the airport for our last night as we had an early flight out the next day. This place was recommended to me by a friend saying that friends of his always stayed here when they came to Brisbane. Jan and Greg were both very welcoming. The room (we were in room 2) was... More

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Sydney, Australia
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308 reviews 308 reviews
68 hotel reviews
200 helpful votes 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

An older-style motel on Brisbane's northside that is very convenient to Brisbane airport, though did not notice any aircraft noise at all. It is located on a quiet backstreet so traffic noise is not an issue, either. Rooms are large, well equipped and individually decorated. They might look a bit old-fashioned but this also makes them more interesting that your... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Upon checking in, Greg, the host, greeted us by the hand, welcomed my mum and I and introduced himself - I don't think that has ever happened to me! Great hospitality! We used to always stay in a new motel in Kingsford Smith Drive, but now this is our new favourite. Well priced, well located within 700m from Brett's Wharf... More

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Kingston SE, Australia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
37 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

If anything, the Raceways is getting better. I stayed here constantly during 2012 and 2013 and the rooms are progressively getting modernised, particularly in the bathrooms which were the most dated part of each room. Rates haven't changed and importantly there's no price gouging during big events or peak times. The tariff is the tariff. Greg and Jan are wonderful... More

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Proserpine, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

A friendly greeting, a comfortable bed, clean and well fitted bathroom, quieter than most, good value. The rooms are not huge but for one or two people it's ideal, especially for anyone with own transport going in and out of BNE. The range of restaurants nearby is great and there are also banks and small Coles and Woolworths supermarkets. The... More

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Address: 66 Kent Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12

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