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Rocky Gardens Motor Inn

292-306 Lower Dawson Rd, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mackay, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Room was large, neat and comfortable. Nice and dark tho the road noise may deter some. Forget Ferns restaurant, expensive meals, we ordered 300g rump steaks but it seems they divided the 300g between us, more like 150g. Very overcooked, no veg or salad and the creamy mash was more like a cold, dry potatoe crumble. Extremely disappointing for the... More 

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Kay H, Manager at Rocky Gardens Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback, Megan We are disappointed that Your experience at Ferns Restaurant was less that expected. As you can see from past comments our restaurant, and in particular the steaks are always popular. We offer salad and chips or Mash and Vegies with all our steaks, so I apologise if these... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We were passing through rockhampton and stumbled upon the Rocky Gardens Motor Inn. The managers Ray and Kay were wonderful and couldn't have been more friendly and hospitable. We had dinner in their restaurant Ferns and by far it was the best meal on our trip so far. Thoroughly recommend

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Kay H, Manager at Rocky Gardens Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Delina66 Thank you for such wonderful feedback. Its always pleasing to know that the standard of service and cleanliness at Rocky Gardens Motor Inn meets expectations. We believe that Ferns Restaurant is a gem and Its great to hear that our guests thinks so too. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards Kay and Ray... More 

Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We stayed at the Rocky Gardens for one night in April. It was quite a nice place, well kept, clean and tidy and the staff are friendly. It is right on the highway but our room was set back a bit so the traffic noise didn't bother us too much (although my son said it did keep him awake for... More 

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Kay H, Manager at Rocky Gardens Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feed back. Its always pleasing to hear that Rocky Gardens seen as being a clean, tidy and friendly place to stay. However, It is disappointing to hear that you did not have a restful nights' sleep. While we do often have workers staying, we also have many travellers that like to be on the road early.... More 

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The room was neat and tidy. Over all it is a great motel Good price per night compared to other matched accom in town. All the staff are super friendly. The restaurant is great, you must try the steak best Iv ever had. When ever I go to Rockhampton from now on I will choose to stay here.

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Kay H, Manager at Rocky Gardens Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi David F Thank you for such positive feed back. We believe we have a high standard of cleanliness and service, so comments such as yours reinforce what we are trying to achieve. We always recommend our steaks as we also believe that we have the best steaks in Rockhampton, so again thank you for reinforcing this with your comments.... More 

Maroochydore, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We recently had twenty two days on the road on a promotional tour and stayed at 14 motels in that time. Rocky Gardens motor in came in second in presentation but was the by far the best by a considerable margin from a value for money perspective. We arrived late and expected to be “key safed” but the manager stayed... More 

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Kay H, Manager at Rocky Gardens Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jonathon W Thank you for your very positive comments. The Rocky gardens team take pride in presenting a clean and inviting environment to all our guests and feedback such as yours encourages us to continue working towards a higher goal. With Regards Kay and Ray More 

Sydney
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We stayed here for one night on a road trip in February 2014 and found it to be very average. As they only had a larger family sized room left we were offered that at a "discount". The floors didn't feel very clean and the noise from the petrol station next door didn't help sleep quality. Staff were a little... More 

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Kay H, Manager at Rocky Gardens Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Sorry to hear of the issues you had with your accommodation. It was our last room available, but generally quite a popular room for families, as it has the separate bedroom. We are disappointed that you felt the floor was dirty. Cleanliness and friendly service are the most consistent positive comments that we receive. The only explanation we have... More 

Moss, Norway
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Located near one of the main roads, this is a perfect place to stop when passing through Rockhampton. But you will need a car for everything. The place is very clean and tidy, apartments/rooms are spaceous, clean and cozy, there is a small pool, a dinner restaurant, and free Wi-Fi. And very friendly staff. Would recommend visiting Capricorn Caves while... More 

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Kay H, Manager at Rocky Gardens Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for taking the time to review our motel. It is our pleasure to provide comfortable clean rooms and friendly service to all our guests. As we are located on the quieter end of town, most facilities are driving distance. For this reason we are offering a courtesy bus to our in house guests. And we also have... More 

Mount Isa, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We stayed here for one night as we were just passing through Rockhampton. I was quite impressed by our room, which was much more spacious than I expected. We stayed in room #12 as a family of four. The adults bed was in a separate room from the kids, who had two single beds in the lounge area. Both rooms... More 

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Kay H, Manager at Rocky Gardens Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for taking the time to review our Motel. It is wonderful to know that we provided a pleasant and refreshing stop over for your trip. Making each stay a positive experience is important to us. Thanks More 

Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Great rooms, made feel welcome from friendly helpful staff, had meal from their restaurant - beautiful meal cooked to perfection - room service, great after travelling and you just wish to relax. Will definitely be staying again Great u/cover parking

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Kay H, Manager at Rocky Gardens Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for taking the time to review our motel and make such positive comments relating to the cleanliness, friendliness of staff, and quality of meals. These comments will be passed on to all staff. Look forward to seeing you again. Regards More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

I stayed at the Rocky Garden Motor Inn in december 2013 for business ,very nice place to stay,great rooms,friendly people and best of all excellent food ,very nice to go for a swim in the pool after a hard days work also ,great work work Rocky Gardens motor Inn ,thank you .

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Kay H, Manager at Rocky Gardens Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hello Thank you so much for your positive comments. Its great to know that the team at Rocky Gardens Motor Inn were able to make your stay an enjoyable experience. Your comments will be passed on to all. We hope to see you here again soon. Kind Regards Kay and Ray More 

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Address: 292-306 Lower Dawson Rd, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Rockhampton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 42
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