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Harbour Sails Motor Inn

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   23 Goondoon Street, Gladstone, Queensland 4680 , Australia
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Ranked #6 of 25 hotels in Gladstone
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Emerald, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Every time I go through Gladstone I stay at Harbour sails, The rooms are the cleanest & most comfortable in Gladstone. The Managers Bernie & Linda along with their staff are always friendly and very accommodating each and every time I visit. The food is amazing everyone has to try the 8 hour slow cooked steak. The property itself is... More

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Brisbane, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We recently stayed at Harbour Sails for work. The rooms were large, spotless and very comfortable. Staff at the hotel were extremely helpful with everything and also recommended the onsite restaurant. AMAZING food – the chef does everything himself and everything is made from scratch by him. An excellent experience! I would recommend this hotel to anyone looking for something... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Run by a husband and wife team whose pride and passion for top notch hospitality can be seen throughout the property. Rooms are very clean, well maintained and the beds are super comfortable. A pleasant pool area and a small restaurant on the property. A good location where you can easily get to the shopping and restaurant strip. A worthwhile... More

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Gold Coast
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40 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We chose Harbour Sails for a one night stay en route to Heron Island and were pleased with our selection. The motel management were welcoming and checked us straight into a comfortable and clean room located in the Main Street of Gladstone within a ten ten minute walk to the Heron Island ferry terminal. We appreciated the free wi fi,... More

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Queensland, Australia
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28 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Motels don't come much better than this. We opened the door to our room and all I wanted to do is lie on the bed! Very welcoming, beds were super comfortable, nice complementary toiletries. Good breakfast, great rate and most of all, great service. These people know what they are doing. Asked for a quiet room - got it; restaurant... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

The Staff Were Amazing. So Friendly And Even Aloud Me To Order Late Breakfast. Room Was Newly Renovated So Was Lovely And Clean. I Was Surprised As The Outside Of Building Looked Kind Of Oldish. Location Was A Plus For Me As Was Visiting For nieces Hens Party Which Ended Up In Town, So This Old Duck Could Sneak Back... More

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Bernie W, Manager at Harbour Sails Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback, We last had a refurbishment in 2010 so it is pleasing to see the hard work the housekeeping team are doing is being recognised. Regards Management More

Brisbane, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

New management has improved the rooms and restaurant very nicely. All staff provide warm and friendly atmosphere (unlike previous review). Will definitely stay again - business or pleasure - week day or weekend.

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Bernie W, Manager at Harbour Sails Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback, the new management team have worked hard to improve various area of the property by listening to guest comments, all feedback is important to us so we can continually try and improve our product, once again thank you and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Management More

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15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013 via mobile

Clean and well maintained. I loved the fact they sent a text at 1.30 letting me know my room was ready - nice touch ! Free WiFi Very hot showers. Close to everything. Friendly staff. Very spacious rooms. Comfy king bed. Will definitely stay here again next time.

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Gold Coast
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

I have stopped at this motel a couple of times in the last few months while in Gladstone for work. As far as work accommodation is concerned it is pretty good. The rooms are reasonable size and have been clean and well maintained. Rates are not bad and represent good value. Only downside I experienced is the meals at the... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

We stayed at the motel for one night after returning from Heron Island. The boat dock for Heron Island is less than ten minutes drive away, and we pre-booked the motel before we went to Heron as boom industrial town Gladstone is quite difficult to get unbooked accommodation in. As it was a Sunday night it was very quiet and... More

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Address: 23 Goondoon Street, Gladstone, Queensland 4680 , Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gladstone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Harbour Sails Motor Inn 4*
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Gladstone #4 Business Hotel in Gladstone
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The place to find Gladstone Accommodation is right here at Harbour Sails Motor Inn. While there are a range of motels to select from, Harbour Sails Motor Inn is the motel of choice for the business, leisure and holiday traveller. Located in the heart of Gladstone’s CBD precinct, Harbour Sails is close to all of Gladstone’s key amenities and facilities. The new look Harbour Sails is a modern motel featuring 32 rooms, a swimming pool, off street parking and leading Gladstone Restaurant - The Brass Bell. All rooms have been redecorated in September 2010. There is a wide range of accommodation options including executive rooms, spa suites, loft rooms and a fully self contained 2 bedroom apartment/townhouse. From here you're only five minutes drive from the Gladstone Airport and less than 30 minutes drive from stunning beaches of Tanum Sands. A few minutes’ walk or a short drive will have you at major shopping centres, major sporting complexes or in the CBD retail precinct. Harbour Sails Motor Inn specialises in corporate business, sporting and other groups and family holiday accommodation. Ideal for a stopover to Heron Island or fishing at the Swains or outer reef. So if you're looking for a clean, well appointed Gladstone Motel with friendly and attentive staff who understands service, together with a quiet convenient location off the highway, then Harbour Sails is for you. ... more   less 
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