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The Shores Holiday Apartments

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9 Pacific Drive | Blacks Beach, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 30 Hotels in Mackay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had a 2 bedroom apartment here for 2 nights. what a lovely spot. The reception was warm and friendly and easy. i used booking.com and everything went smooth. We had a clean neat apartment with everything you would want. there are aircons in each room and main living. which was so good. there are also fans. We had beautiful... More 

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Kerryn B, Owner at The Shores Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at The Shores Holiday Apartments and look forward to you returning again to our little piece of paradise. We try very hard to ensure all our guests have a lovely stay.Thank You. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Nice clean,spacious-friendly helpful staff,good facilities and close to beach.quite while we were there.beautiful beach 2minutes from room.not that close to shops so take gear with you but overall a good place

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Kerryn B, Owner at The Shores Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great review. It's lovely to hear our guests have enjoyed our quiet but special piece of paradise. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

My husband & I celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary early this year. We decided we would like to celebrate in Mackay where we went to school & started our careers. We also wanted a place & date when all our family & bridal party could join us. Our best man came from Holland with his family. Our groomsman from Scotland... More 

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Kerryn B, General Manager at The Shores Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We also believe The Shores Holiday Apartments is a great place for family get togethers. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had a lovely eight night stay with black's beach just a stones throw away. The accommodation was comfortable and relaxing and the staff always friendly. The only downside was that we couldn't stay any longer but we'll definitely be back, david and Julia from Tassie.

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Thanks for the lovely review. We strive very hard to ensure our guests have a lovely stay and look forward to welcoming you again another time. More 

Moranbah, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

I have stayed at The Shores plenty of times, EVERYTHING about this place is amazing including Kerryn, Pete & staff, the villas/townhouses are perfect for any family, I am looking forward to my next visit in November, I can't fault this place at all. Highly recommend this place it truly is paradise.

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Thanks for the great review. We try very hard to ensure all our guests have a wonderful stay, and keep returning. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for wedding near by, nice and close to beach, nice pool, bbq area. Room dated and dark and most I have paid anywhere for 5 except brisbane cbd. Sofa bed all springs no padding. Carparks very tight fit.

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Thanks for the great review. We try very hard to ensure all our guests have a wonderful stay, and keep returning. More 

Sydney, Australia
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20 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Due to time restrictions, my husband and I only stayed one night at the Shores Holiday Apartments but we thoroughly enjoyed the experience and are very glad that we chose to stop at beautiful Blacks Beach rather than at Mackay. it was quieter and beautiful and totally worth the extra 10 km drive. Our townhouse was spacious and, although some... More 

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Thanks for your lovely review. Hopefully you get a chance to stay with us a bit longer next time. More 

Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We only stayed for 2 nights but would have loved to stay longer. Unit was well suited to our needs, clean and more than big enough for us. Good distance from shops and everything you need. We will definitely stay here again. The beach is magnificent and we were lucky enough to be there on a full moon to watch... More 

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What a wonderful review. Thank you so much. We hope you get a chance to stay with us again soon. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My wife and I decided to get away for a 3 day weekend and chose to stay at The Shores as it is right on the beach. We weren't disappointed with this aspect of it at all with a magnificent beach just out the back. In addition to this there are a handful of other beaches from a couple of... More 

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Kerryn B, Owner at The Shores Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your review after your stay at The Shores Holiday Apartments. We agree it's an excellent location, quiet and peaceful, and not too far away from essential services. Your comments regarding dusting have been taken on board and already relayed to our housekeeping team, so thank you for this input. Much appreciated. We hope you get a chance... More 

Robina, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The units are a little old, but clean and tidy and reasonably well equipped. There is wifi available, and the in-room documentation says you can get vouchers from the office for free usage (otherwise it's quite pricy). It's about 10km from Mackay proper. We stayed in townhouse with two bedrooms, which were laid out as requested by us (bed-wise). No... More 

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Kerryn B, Owner at The Shores Holiday Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review on Trip Advisor. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again another time. My apologies if the unit was a bit dusty. The unit had been empty for several days before your arrival. Our cleaners obviously didn't do a thorough pre check the morning you booked in. I have... More 

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Address: 9 Pacific Drive | Blacks Beach, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Mackay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Shores Holiday Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 29
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