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Raceways Motel in Brisbane

66 Kent Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4007, Australia
Raceways Motel in Brisbane
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Rating summary
  • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

First motel I've stayed in that has a large 50 inch tv... Staff are very hospitable and rooms are clean and well maintained... Seats and table outside every room... Perfect location, just a short stroll down the road from an amazing thai restaurant and shops... Highly recommend...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We stayed for a night at the Raceways Motel as we had an early flight out of Brisbane the next day. Check-in was a breeze, the beds very comfortable, and the air-conditioning a god-send. Jan also arranged for our transport early in the morning with no issues. The free wifi worked well too. Just a tip, the shuttle to the... More 

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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
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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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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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54 helpful votes 54 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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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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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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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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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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