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Rocky Gardens Motor Inn

292-306 Lower Dawson Rd, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
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Ranked #10 of 31 hotels in Rockhampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014
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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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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 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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Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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6 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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Maroochydore, Australia
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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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Sydney
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19 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
2 helpful votes 2 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 hotel reviews
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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013 via mobile

On my recent trip to the beef capital aka Rockhampton I stayed at the Rocky Gardens Motel, great position as it's the first motel as you enter from the south and after a long drive it hooked me in and I was not disappointed at all hence why I feel I should advise anyone needing a nice clean and value... More

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

Mick walkabout Many thanks for your feedback and kind comments. We have a high percentage of repeat guests of which we will be happy to add you to the list. 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): $$
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#3 Business Hotel in Rockhampton
Number of rooms
42

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