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The Shamrock Gardens Motel

48 Donaldson Street, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
The Shamrock Gardens Motel
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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53 reviews 53 reviews
49 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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63 reviews 63 reviews
13 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

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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North Queensland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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Mackay, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012 via mobile

Nice new tv in the room but does take attention away from the fact that they have many maintenance issues to address in the room. Marks on the walls that have been patched but not painted! Further, they have just thrown the tv on the old stand instead of spending 75 bucks and buying a new wall mount! Further the... More 

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Brisbane Area
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2011

We stayed here as an overnight stop over and chose this place because of the adjoining tavern. The rooms were basic and seemed clean. Was ok to use as a place to sleep but not worth the $170 a night price tag.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2008

Used this to overnight, and got last room. Mackay is a boom town, and most quality hotels are presently overpriced or booked out with contractors. This motel has been set up for that reason, with laundry facilities in room, and adjoining Shamrock Hotel (plus good eatery) connected by a gate. Meals/drinks can be charged back to your room. I found... More 

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Additional Information about The Shamrock Gardens Motel

Address: 48 Donaldson Street, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Mackay
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Restaurant Wheelchair access
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 36

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