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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 #20 of 28 hotels in Mackay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014
Cathy589 Brisbane, 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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Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Taunton
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Mackay was just a spot on the map when we booked our two nights at the Windmill. It was the fourth stop on our way south from Port Douglas to Coolangata. For the first time we were treated as customers rather than as friends. Mackay is a sprawling industrial city and this motel caters for the business men and women... More

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Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

This motel is clean but that's the only positive. It is extremely overpriced. $225 per night for 2 Adults & 3 Children... all in one room with no cooking facility. The walls are thin and we could hear traffic noise all night. At 6am the clanging of dishes from the breakfast kitchen started. If you run a motel you need... More

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Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Our stay was pleasant however the motel rooms are "just" motel rooms so way overpriced. Staff were courteous. We had dinner and found the food to be nothing special. Friendly waiter but food basic. We certainly could hav stayed somewhere better.

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Mackay, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We stayed here for my daughter's graduation function. On arriving I was immediately taken back by the unfriendly and rude reception we received. The receptionist was unhelpful and judgemental while we were making arrangements to oversee motel policies overlooked by the reception when I called to make the booking. We live north of mackay and often stay in the city..I... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Having been a regular visitor to Mackay over the past few years, I've always felt that thanks largely to the mining boom, the local accommodation industry never had to work too hard to fill their rooms. On previous occasions I've needed to visit at a weeks notice and been regularly turned away from the Windmill and elsewhere. On the most... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

My husband and two young adult sons stayed in the apartment rooms for two nights. We found them extremely spacious and comfortable and would highly recommend them for families. The facilities include in room kitchen or a restaurant.

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Cairns
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Our stay of 2 nights was comfortable with nothing to complain about. On a positive side the rooms were clean and bed comfortable with covered car port. Staff were friendly and the facility well kept. Hotel's location was main reason for booking being on northside of Mackay and close to Bucasia where we visited relatives. Will most likely return visit.

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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*
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Also Known As:
Best Western Mackay
Mackay Best Western

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#5 Luxury Hotel in Mackay
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