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Shakespeare International

309 Shakespeare Street, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
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Ranked #19 of 32 Hotels in Mackay
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for one night, when visiting Mackay to see a show and we booked this motel due to it's close proximity to the Entertainment Centre. How pleasantly surprised we were to find that the motel offered a lot more than just a convenient location. All the staff members we encountered went over and above what we expected - from... More 

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Mount Samson, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I recently stayed here for one night. On checking in the receptionis couldn't have been more helpful, very friendly and polite. The queen room was very spacious and spotlessly clean. The location is excellent, close to CBD and much quieter than the main drag (Nebo St) where I have previously stayed. The restaurant was a pleasant surprise, serving well above... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I stayed here for the weekend and found this motel as okay. The room itself was fairly dated with an older style shower which did work well. Two point worth mentioning had to turn the fridge "On" this made putting fresh milk into a warm unit a bit risky, and my room card wouldn't work each night! The restaurant was... More 

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Rockhampton, Australia
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26 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Over the past number of years I have stayed at the Shakespeare International probably a dozen times. It's well located for just about anywhere you may need to go in Mackay. The staff have always been unfailingly welcoming upon arrival and the one occasion I had an issue with my room it was attended to immediately. Yes, it's getting older... More 

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Rockhampton, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Friendly and very helpful staff both over the phone and face to face. Couldn't do more for you. Quiet and clean and value for money. Nothing was too much trouble to them. Enjoyable feed at Romeo & Juliet Restaurant

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Well we arrived late & we were treated with a lovely welcome the staff made this experience fantastic. As we were staying for 2 days we found it a grate time. But as we left our car broke down back to the same hotel & they could not do enough for us all of the staff & management were so... More 

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Gosford, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights. And as a travel agent - I can honestly say ...this is the worst place I've ever stayed in. It is no more than a glorified 2 star. - Waking up to ants crawling over me in the bed - Freezing cold shower..they're way of fixing...told us to shower in another room (instead of moving... More 

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Airlie Beach, Australia
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28 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Great place to stay that is right in the heart of Mackay. Friendly checkin staff . The rooms are basic but nice and clean and well set out with plenty of room to sit back and relax. This place is Excellent value for money.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Stopped here overnight before heading to Townsville. Great clean motel with free WIFI and friendly staff who greeted us at reception. Air conditioner, nice work desk made things easier, very comfortable queen size bed.

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Melbourne, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

stayed for three nites everyday i returned to my room i had to walk downstairs and to reception as the stupid card would not open my door [i think they deliberatly do thisa so people cant do a runner] but to people like me after a long days work it is a pain and total inconvienence and would not stay... More 

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