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Spinifex Motel

79-83 Marian Street, Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #1 of 12 hotels in Mount Isa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Brian A Surfers Paradise, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Recently spent a month at the Spinifex while working in the Isa, and I cannot recommend highly enough. The rooms are large and tidy and quiet. A month is a long time in a motel room, but the stay here was fine. The staff are awesome and made us feel very welcome. Nothing was too much trouble, we even had... More

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Alan C, Manager at Spinifex Motel, responded to this review

Hi Brian Thanks for your great review its much appreciated & I will pass your thanks on to the team. I bet its good to be home,a month is a long time to be away from family and friends. We are glad that we were able to make you feel at home and make your time away enjoyable. If you... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After 1400 kilometers of driving and the motel we had thought we would stay at had no vacancies we drove past here ... The outside was deceiving.. Inside the rooms were clean tidy large well appointed ... Enough space to prepare our evening meal and a very comfortable bed ... Shower was a tad dodgy but the staff were friendly... More

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Alan C, Manager at Spinifex Motel, responded to this review

Hi Teresa We are sorry that we could not offer you accommodation when you called, but we are pleased that you were happy with the motel we recommended. Although that motel is showing its age from the outside we know from other guests that we have sent their that the rooms are well maintained and clean. WE would recommend any... More

Adelaide, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent a whole week staying here while working in the Isa and The Curry so location was important. Being on the main highway I asked to be away from the road trains as much as possible and I was shown to a room upstairs around the main part of the motel that was pleasantly surprising. If I don't book... More

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Alan C, Manager at Spinifex Motel, responded to this review

Hi Rliersch We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Spinifex,and thank you for taking the time to write us a great review. I know from experience is not much fun travelling away from home all the time so we try very hard to make all our guest feel at home, and we know good old home style... More

Melbourne, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent three nights at the Spinifex Motel, Mt Isa, with a birdwatching group. It was my first stay after trying several Isa motels over the years. The people who run the Spinifex have got it right. The service was wonderful, staff friendy and the rooms lovely. Having a small kitchenette was handy for me. I used their excellent BBQ... More

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Alan C, Manager at Spinifex Motel, responded to this review

Hi Patricia So glad to hear you and your group enjoyed your time with us at the Spinifex Motel. Yes I did see your little trail of oats, I just thought that you were trying to encourage your feathered friends to join you for an early morning breakfast at the BBQ. We look forward to your next visit and please... More

Brisbane, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

We stayed one night on the way through town. The rooms are a good size and well appointed - better than most we've stayed in this trip. The motel is on the main road so there is some traffic noise if you're a light sleeper. Accommodation in Mount Isa seems to be very expensive compared to elsewhere. In comparison to... More

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Alan C, Manager at Spinifex Motel, responded to this review

Hi Peter Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you were pleased with your room when you stayed with us. And yes you are right accommodation is expensive in mining towns mainly due to their location and the high cost of labour. The Spinifex has been rated the number one motel in Mount Isa since its opening and... More

Canberra, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

What a lovely surprise to check into the Spinifex Motel in Mount Isa and find such a spacious, clean and well thought out room. The kitchenette is a great idea and allows some of the conveniences of home. I hadn't been to Mount Isa for over 20 years, so it was very pleasant to discover this oasis.

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Darwin, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We didn't expect too much in Mount Isa, simply because the place is often booked out with working visitors, but again we read the reviews and were very pleased that we did. This is a modern well maintained motel managed by really nice lady called Lillian. Our room was quiet, spacious, modern and very clean. I am told this place... More

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Caboolture, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I stay in Mount Isa on business for 2-3 nights every 6 weeks. The Spinifex has everything I need and the rooms are very good as far as Motels go. There is a Bar & Grill in the reception area and the food is quite good at reasonable prices. Room service for dinner and breakfast is available, and breakfast is... More

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Canberra, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at the Spinifex while working for two weeks in Mount Isa. I needed somewhere comfortable. My room was spacious and very comfortable. I ordered room service for dinner most nights. The food selection was very good for a motel of this size. The quality was very good. I was impressed. The bonus for me was being able to... More

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Lancefield, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Very nice place to stay. Owners lovely, friendly. Made to feel welcome. They have a great local knowledge which is great when you first visit a town. Rooms are spacious clean, modern and very quiet. Facilities to make you own breaky are great if you want an early start. Would recommend this to anyone. Ron and Denise Hunt from Victoria

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Address: 79-83 Marian Street, Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Mount Isa
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