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Alara Motor Inn

52 Nebo Road, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

The length of Nebo Road is full of motels and they all share the same problem. And that is? The Mackay Airport is only a stones throw away. So can you imagine, having breakfast and you hear and feel this big noise. You ask to yourself, " What was that?". Yes, planes taking off. We are in their flight path.... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Stayed for one night in September 2015. The room and bathroom were reasonably well furnished, clean, quiet and modern; not the cleanest but certainly better than the majority of motels out there. Free Wi-Fi was advertised however the service was extremely slow and prone to random disconnects. Reception was very friendly and welcoming and the beds very comfortable. Strongly disagree... More 

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Pacific Pines, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

stopped in here overnight on our way back to the Gold Coast ...the room was nice and big and the room was clean smelling.. thought it was nice to have the shampoo conditioner and body lotion as well as other products in the dispensers instead of separate bottles....I was told to sign into the internet and given the password and... More 

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Thank Mary M
Cairns, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I've given a poor rating not because of the motel itself, but because of the service I received on check-out. We got in very late (as we were driving from Brisbane) and left the following morning around 9.30am. We had a good sleep and it was a good room, with everything you need to get a good night's rest on... More 

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Thank Jodi S
Dunedin, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We had a couple of nights here on a trip down the coast. The unit was tidy and recently modernised and comfortable. It is literally on the flight path for the planes coming into the airport, which start at about 6.00am and finish at about 10.30pm. The other issue was the workers that also stay here - nice people, but... More 

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Thank Kelvin L
Central Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Stayed here one night on our trip from Sydney to Cairns and back . Modern and comfortable with friendly staff . On the main road so make sure you get a room at the rear of the motel as the trucks at night are very noisy .

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Thank Guy S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Stayed three nights at the Alara Motor Inn at the end of april. The room was very spacious, comfortable bed , very clean rooms and lovely hot water. The staff were exceptionally friendly , helpful and polite. Would recommend this place to any traveller and would stay there again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here recently on a road trip in Queensland. There was a microwave, a fridge which was stocked like a hotel mini bar and no sink. We had been used to these facilities at other motels to was dishes, store food etc and this was not so easy here. The hot water in the wash hand basin was almost boiling,... More 

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Moranbah, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Stayed for one night, travelled as family with two adults ad two teens. Stayed in family room with a seperate second bedroom, nice size. Nicely painted courtyard, aircon good, shower pressure not great but not a dribble either. Bed comfy, slept well. Only con was the man who served me, his customer service skills were so bad we were laughing... More 

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Rockhampton, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The staff were amazing to deal with before our stay and during - the late check in was great as we had travelled up later than expected. The room was big - seemed bigger than an average room. Everything was nicely presented. Only issue was the lighting in the bathroom but this isn't a game changer. We had a nice... More 

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AlaraManager, Front Office Manager at Alara Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for such a positive review. We are very lucky to have such hard working and dedicated staff to make your experience here with us such a pleasant one. More 

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