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Coral Sands Motel

3.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   44 MacAlister St, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
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Ranked #11 of 20 Mackay B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The room was clean, spacious, and obviously recently renovated. The air con unit however was very noisy - to the point that I was not able to leave it on during the night as it kept me awake. The only problem was there were no screens on the windows so did not feel comfortable leaving them open. Luckily it was... More 

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Gold Coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Accommodation in Mackay is so expensive so to find a room for $125 that is half descent is good. I stayed in a budget room. It is a very old hotel but the rooms have been semi renovated a while ago. The first thing I noticed when I entered the room was the musty smell so I opened the windows.... More 

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11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013 via mobile

There have been some poor reviews; I don' t know why. This will not be one of them,Nothing wrong with this motel... Very clean and tidy, pleasant receptionists. In town so easy to walk to restaurants etc. more than adequate for a business stop over for a day or two. It's easy to winge but I have stayed in some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013 via mobile

Shocked to see negative reviews. I found the motel very comfortable which was very close to Mackay CBD. The customer services was top quality and very accommodating. It has everything needed from foxtell to washing machines. I ordered breakfast and experienced the best scrambled eggs I've tasted in many years. Thanks guys until next time, David

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Townsville, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I am writing this review in response to the reviews posted on this website. I am the owner of The Coral Sands Motel and always utilise tripadvisor for my personal travel advice. Having said that I believe I should be able to defend my property against some of the negative comments it has received. It is an older motel that... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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49 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Quite an old motel but very well kept and very new looking inside the rooms. The rooms themselves were immaculate with pristine white sheets. Large bathroom and rooms were also quite spacious. Undercover parking for most vehicles. A licensed Chinese restaurant is also on the premises and we enjoyed a great meal there.

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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Arrived late due to flights and stayed here at short notice. Carpark was built for minis and is ridicuosly small, wouldn't like to try and park a commodore or falcon there it would be near impossible. Room is very dated and basic. Curtains don't reach from one side of window to the other so room is very bright all night,... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

We had to stay here at short notice due to road closures further north, and were given an executive room. Room was clean and tidy, but lacked any extras like a hair dryer. Bed was OK for a night. Parking is off street but very tight, with little room for opening car doors etc, so expect dents and marks on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

The outside was very old, the inside was neat tidy and clean. But for worth $155 per night that i paid.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012 via mobile

Great location in Mackay CBD. Parking is difficult. Restaurant onsite is Asian cuisine only. Dinner room service was tardy. Operators occasionally attentive.

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Address: 44 MacAlister St, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Mackay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Coral Sands Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 47
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