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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful people, comfy beds and delicious food make this my favourite place to stay in Mt Isa. Rooms are well set out with a mini kitchen, couch & desk. Downstairs rooms have a sliding door onto a patio & upstairs rooms have a view

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Modern,clean rooms. Microwave, toaster, kettle and tea /coffee supplies. Also cutlery and plates etc. Took advice from reviews on T A and asked for a room at back. Very quiet. Friendly staff. Nice big breakfasts.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A little on the expensive side but well worth it. Room was fresh and very clean. Staff were great on check in and check out. It had a dine in restaurant that would cater for you if you didn't feel like going out but it looked a bit small for us so we ate out.

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Melbourne, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Stayed for a weeek on business and my only disapointment was no Pool! After working all day in 36deg a dip in would have been great. All of the staff were very helpfull and funny. Good beds clean rooms and plenty of hot water. Restaurant was very casual with good meals.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

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

Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

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 August 2, 2014

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
44 helpful votes 44 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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Address: 79-83 Marian Street, Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Mount Isa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 34
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