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Shakespeare International Motel

309 Shakespeare Street, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staying in mackay for a week I didn't want to stay in a cheap and noisy motel on the highway so I opted for the Shakespeare which is perfectly location off the main, the week was very pleasant, no request was too hard for the fantastic staff who had immense pride in their facility. The motel had everything you could... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here overnight. The room had just been refurbished. Very clean and tidy.The bed was very comfortable. We had dinner in the restaurant and it was fabulous. I had risotto and my husband had the chowder followed by lamb shanks - all meals were excellent! Staff are very friendly and courteous. Would definitely stay here again.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I recently stayed at this little gem of a motel with my husband, and what a find it was! In an excellent location, close to the city centre (but still suitably quiet for a peaceful nights sleep) and everything you need right on your door step. The breakfast which was included was fantastic value and really added to our overall... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

One night toward the end of a week-long road trip, the Shakespeare International was just fine. The room was comfortable with everything we needed. The bar was pleasant for a quiet drink. The Romeo and Juliet restaurant was fine for dinner, set up in a semi-formal way and catering from non-guests as well as guests, and with a limited but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

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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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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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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