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Shakespeare International

309 Shakespeare Street, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
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Ranked #12 of 29 hotels in Mackay
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Airlie Beach, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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50 reviews 50 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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Cairns, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I have been a very frequent visitor to Mackay for 15yrs now and have stayed at nearly all the Hotels/Motels that Mackay has to offer. On average I spend 2 nights per fortnight there. Mike and his team treat you like family and go out of their way to help. You will no doubt find much nicer accomodation in Mackay,... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

I stay in a lot of different motels through out Qld. I would call myself fussy as I know what I like. When I checked in I was welcomed by a pleasant lady at the front desk. The room are perfect and size of room is big. When I went for dinner I felt like I was at home. Michael... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

The motel is your standard comfortable motel style. Rooms are spacious and comfortable, a full mini-bar is provided, but the best bit is that the service is fantastic - nothing is too much trouble. And the restaurant - best food I've had in ages, and would beat many Brisbane restaurants.

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Brisbane, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

This motel was outdated and definitely not a four star motel. The room and the air conditioner smelt mouldy and there was actual mould on the walls of the bathroom. As a previous reviewer mentioned however the bedding was clean and comfortable. For $185 it was extremely over priced. The food in the restaurant was good but also very overpriced.... More

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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

This is a very outdated motel. When I booked I thought (seeing the photos on the website) that the rooms were modern and furnished with nice, clean looking furniture. That's surely not the case: old interiors with brick walls, old furniture and kitchenette and worn out carpets. My sofa had blood stains on one of the cushions. The sheets, bed... More

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Townsville, Australia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
46 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Once again, the food and accomodation is a winner at this motel. After another recent stay, I ordered a well done rib eye steak with toppings of prawns and scallops with a side of mushroom sauce. Not only was the steak to perfection, the accompanying sides were fantastic as well. I commented that I sent back a completely clean plate... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

On a recent trip home to see my family I stopped in Mackay along the way to break up the drive. I ended up at shakespeare international motel and was greeted at the front desk by a very happy Receptionist which was a nice change as good customer service is hard to come by these days! I stayed in a... More

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Address: 309 Shakespeare Street, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Mackay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Quiet and centrally located, the Shakespeare International Motel is an ideal choice for accommodation in Mackay. The Motel is 5 minutes from the CBD, with a modern restaurant and superior facilities. Service is our priority, and you'll find every staff member friendly and helpful, making you feel like you're at home away from home. ... more   less 
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