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Windmill Motel & Reception Centre

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5 Highway Plaza | Bruce Highway, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
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Ranked #19 of 30 Hotels in Mackay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014
Henwood1 Yeppoon, Australia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Yeppoon, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

on the northern side of Mackay, this quiet hotel and apartments, offers comfortable rooms and apartments just off the highway. Nice surroundings, includes pool, large and quality restaurant and conference rooms.

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Noosa, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Mackay accommodation is expensive so it's no surprise to see that The Windmill is no exception. Good location if you have a car as a taxi to town will cost around $25. Only food outlet nearby is an horrendous Hungry Jacks outlet that you should not visit. Windmill is a good function venue but don't count on friendly staff apart... More 

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Airlie Beach, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I have stayed here before a long time ago and did not like it at all. But I always give Hotels a chance to redeem themselves, Had to spend a night in Mackay, and had to be close to the hospital. Check in was good, the young girl was very nice. Got to the room, and not much had changed... More 

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Bowen Qld Au
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Last night we enjoyed a great meal and quiet night. This motel is definitely Corporate Travel orientated. Staff in the restaurant were terrific both at dinner and breakfast. The meal was beautifully cooked and presented. Reception rang me shortly after leaving the Motel to let me know that I had left my phone charger in the room. I really appreciated... More 

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WindmillMotel, Front Office Manager at Windmill Motel & Reception Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of our motel we are greatly appreciated of your comments. Also it is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and I hope to welcome you back in the future. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This place is pretty new and a real bargain, with nice quiet rooms that are private with shutters. Some rooms have two queen beds in them. Staff were friendly and accommodating to requests for extra blankets. One thing though THE STEAK!! OMG! Stayed here a couple of times and the room service steak is the best I've ever had, grilled... More 

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WindmillMotel, Front Office Manager at Windmill Motel & Reception Centre, responded to this review

Hi, I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to place a review on Trip Advisor, and especially for your lovely comments which will be passed on to all the team here at Windmill Motel . We do pride ourselves in our Customer Service in all areas and all work as a team to make everyone's stay... More 

Bundaberg
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This motel is a little basic and noisy, not from traffic but other guests. Is a bit dated but was clean, dinner meals are quiet good, breakfast is basic. Staff could be friendlier but an average place to stay overnight. Don't get one of the adjoining rooms entrance as the banging door as the next door guests come through is... More 

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Townsville
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

The place is pretty average. Have stayed there twice one for an engagement and for a wedding. The staff were just so horribly rude on both occasions. I would never stay there again. Restaurant is overpriced. The good at the engagement and wedding was very average. We were told we would get a discount because we were with the wedding... More 

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WindmillMotel, Front Office Manager at Windmill Motel & Reception Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our motel. We appreciate you telling us the problem you had I am sorry to hear that your stay with us was a troubled one as a result of not being accommodating in your request. Our staff are always helpful to our guests with their requests and if issues are not resolved... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I stopped at this hotel travelling up the east coast. It's clean and secure and importantly off the main road so is quiet for a restful sleep. Good location to stop in and get started again heading north. I did not dine here but would recommend the hotel.

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perth
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We stayed in Nov 2013. We traveled from Perth to see our Grandson for his 2nd birthday. We could not fault the staff or rooms. We were so impressed with the pillows, we enquired where we could purchase some! I will be back in May 2014 for another stay.

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We stopped at this hotel as part of our road trip from Brisbane to Cairns. A conveniently located comfortable hotel with large, if unspectacular rooms and an excellent restaurant. The weather was pretty much torrential rain for our overnight stop and we had a riverside room which was interesting but we were in no danger of flooding! Nothing to complain... More 

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Address: 5 Highway Plaza | Bruce Highway, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Mackay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Windmill Motel & Reception Centre 4*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Best Western Mackay
Mackay Best Western
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Mackay

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