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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
    4 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent two nights at the Shamrock. The service and staff were excellent. The only area that let the place down was the house keeping. Shook the doona to have dirty toe nails fall out and there was chewing gum stuck on the bed side table. The food at the Shamrock was excellent and caters for kids too.( Family friendly). I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I traveled to Mackay to see some old friends and they recommended the Shamrock to stay at as the reunion was in one of their function rooms. The rooms were very comfortable and affordable. The renovated venue looks amazing and the service, drinks and food are equally amazing. The Pavilion function room where the reunion was held looks very country... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here overnight and what a lovely surprise. The room was freshly renovated with a lovely decor. Went to dinner at the bistro, ordered the sage chicken which was Devine, the service was attentive and the meal came out in a decent time. Very impressed with the stay at this place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a lovely long walk along the river track through the botanical gardens. Then I enjoyed a really good meal at the Shamrock Hotel. Great pub food, friendly and good service. It was a well run operation. Thoroughly relaxed before turning in for the night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

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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