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Overlander Motel

119 Marian Street, Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

The rooms are barely ok. Floors are filthy and the general feel overall is poor. Most disappointing is the air con which just straight up struggles to cool anything. We laid in bed sweating the night away without even a ceiling fan to circulate air. Food at the restaurant was good... Couldn't fault it. Bed's were comfortable. The room was... More 

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1 Thank Emmie-Lou H
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We came came here for dinner and I thought it was just overall filthy restaurant and our food took over an hour to come!!! I won't be dining here again. The bathrooms were dirty too, scum everywhere and toilet stains.

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1 Thank Gracie M

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Southport, Queensland, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This place is possibly the worst I have stayed in. The rooms are basic and over priced at $250.00 per night. The fridge does not cool anything let alone keep a cold beer cold. The aircon struggles to work at all and the staff on a whole are rude and very un-helpful. Avoid like the plague.

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4 Thank David L
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

When we arrived in mount Isa we were advised to go to the overland hotel to eat as you would get value for money. We ordered steak and chips (2)at $8:95 and 2 koperberg ciders The steak(rump steak) was as tough as old boots taken from an unhappy scrub bull. The 2 ciders cost us $23:50 (500 ml each)which is... More 

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4 Thank 12hkal
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stopped over in mount isa. Came to the local pub to watch football. The staff where very friendly at the bar. We had a nice stay I'm not sure why everyone on the reviews said stay away. ..we are Grey nomads. No problem with the locals

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1 Thank Batiste-Drury
Queensland, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013 via mobile

Avoid. This place is a dive. 3ks out of town, limited facilities, rowdy pub next door with drunks falling out of it. When we stayed here 2 all-in brawls on 2 separate occasions. Old and dated. Old and musty. drive in motel style stay. AVOID

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5 Thank Barramax
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Let's start with the positives! Great food in the pub, top class surf and turf and garlic prawns & rice, top beer and very friendly staff. The motel is very dated and is probably best suited to emergency stays rather than planned stops. All the same I stayed here a night and it wasn't too bad. The pub made up... More 

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2 Thank aaronzaia
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012 via mobile

Went there for a drink mid afternoon and returned for dinner that night. On the day we went the music in the bar was way too loud and we were going to leave but noticed the dining lounge next door which was much better. The service was friendly and like most places the staff seemed to be backpackers so were... More 

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2 Thank RowdyMelbourne
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

The hotel itself had a lot of conveniences close by like a pub, restaurant, bottle shop and a butcher and supermarket (which while we were there had shut down). We had booked a "family room" but when we got to the room there was no bathmat, face washer, only towels. There was no plates, bowls or glasses, they only catered... More 

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3 Thank WranglerChic
Mount Isa, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

What a pub you dont see great pubs like this anymore,Great Food ,Cold Beer And a really Friendly atmosphere,Its not the Hilton but the rooms are really cozy.

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