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The Shamrock Gardens Motel

48 Donaldson Street, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first time to Mackay and the Shamrock. I was up on business and staying here made my stay very easy as i could have breakfast and dinner and charge it all back to my room. The Shamrock looks amazing inside and out, i chose to sit in the terrace area which is filled with lovely green plants... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Great clean stylish facilities, outstanding staff, and amazing affordable meals. Upon arriving you are seated by very cheerful and helpful staff, the lunch special of pan fried Barramundi with chilli prawns and scallops with a side grilled greens and a pea risotto.. Oh so beautiful! Presentation was as good as the taste. Will be back again 😃👍

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We came to Mackay for a friends birthday and were very impressed with the Shamrock. The rooms are tidy, spacious and the staff are fantastic. Its a quick five minute trip from the airport and only five minutes into town. The pub also does super food and the bar has a great range of beers and wine. Our stay at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Went for dinner at the Shamrock and the food was beautiful. My partner ordered the lamb shanks which were absolutely massive and so delicious for a very reasonable price. I had an eye fillet which was cooked perfectly. The only thing I could fault was the salad which was mostly lettuce and soft tomatoes. Overall ... it was excellent and... More 

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Letika R, Manager at The Shamrock Gardens Motel, responded to this review

Hello Tattyfae Thank you for your recent review of The Shamrock Gardens Motel. We are very pleased to hear that you had such a positive experience dining in our newly renovated hotel. We at The Shamrock appreciate all feedback from our customers as it assists us to continually provide the best experiences for our guests; and as such, your comments... More 

Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Stayed at many similar properties around the world. This one was good with quiet rooms. Food ok nothing to rave about. Price average compared to others. Would use again as good showers and access. Room hire is a bit pricey and the chef was not prepared to assist with requests outside the menu for a function.

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Batemans Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This venue does have future IF it spent a bit of money in refurbishing the motel rooms ,they are tired.The bathroom was bad mould in the corners behind the toilet it's obvious the manager does not do any follow up work,the place has parental with the right staff. In the hotel it needs to pick its act up as well,we... More 

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Grafton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We'll priced, lovely rooms with kitchenette and right next to the pool. Also just a few metres walk to the Shamrock Hotel for dinner and drinks . Very friendly staff. Would recommend and would stay again. Very handy having the kitchenette but also great to be able to walk next door to the motel restaurant,.

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Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Stayed overnight on a business trip. Rooms are large & comfortable. Everything is a bit jaded & in need of a refresh but overall good value for money. The best thing about this place is the quietness of the rooms. Other motels on Nebo Rd can be very noisy, this had no road noise at all. Air conditioner sounded like... More 

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Mackay, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Beer was warm, food was cold and after a long wait for the food the meals came out wrong so another long wait. Taste of the food was pretty ordinary too and lady behind bar was rude. Don't come here for a feed. It's awful.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Went with friends to have a meal tonight. Food 2/5 Service. 2/5 Very old, requires Re vamp. Leaking roof. Toilets dirty. Staff serving food, English required revamp also. Best part of night the company. The owners need to take a long look at this, staff probably poorly paid, no upkeep on building. Fault ask yourself? Mary Howard.

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