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Colonial Palms Motor Inn

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2 Hermitage Drive, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Stayed at the Colonial Palms before heading off on our Whitsundays sail, would have stayed on our return too but was fully booked. Great location for the ferry terminal to head across to Hamilton and the other islands. The service and friendliness at check in, the restaurant or whenever waking through the public areas really made us feel welcome. The... More 

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

After three eye days sailing this was a lovely place to stay for my birthday. My children had been in touch to arrange for a bottle a wine to be available in the room which was nicely chilling when we arrived. Our room overlooked the pool area and was well equipped and spotlessly clean. We had a meal in the... More 

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Mackay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Comfortable clean affordable friendly and definitely a place to come back to. We chose it because of proximity to ferry terminal and given we were only staying one night there and one on Hamilton island we just needed a bed. We were very pleasantly surprised. Hosts were very accommodating allowing us to leave our vehicle there overnight Restaurant also great.... More 

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Wexford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We were lucky enough to stay in the Colonial palms before our trip out to the Whitsundays. After travelling all night on a bus we were greeted on arrival by John, the most helpful and genuinely nicest person I've ever met!!! The rooms here were spacious, beautifully decorated and perfectly clean. You can get dinner here and it is to... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The motel itself has two pools. A big one and smaller one. The smaller one bring right outside our room. It has a great view over the marina and is a superb way to spend the hot hours of the afternoon. The rooms were clean tidy and we'll equipped the air con being a particularly sweet blessing. The main point... More 

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Leoben, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

It was a real stroke of luck that we booked a room here. We arrived by overnight bus early in the morning and were expecting a longer walk to our hotel - but the Colonial Palms Motor Inn is located just 5 minutes walk away from the bus station (which was twice as practical as we moved on the next... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Stay: 4 nights - Room was big with a comfortable king bed - The cleanliness was ok but not perfect - Staff was very friendly - Breakfast included - Free Wifi - Very nice small pool - Close to the city (10 min walk) and very close to the ferry terminal (5min walk) - It was not too noisy for... More 

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Donnybrook, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

quiet and comfortable. everything you need there or close by. marina over the road, main street less than 10 minute walk, free wi fi and use of computer and printer (great for booking flights etc) restaurant and bar -nice food. Free breakfast with booking. Pool and spa . great views. John and staff lovely . helpful with needs and questions.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

A very attractive property harking back to the traditional Queensland architecture. We stayed here on both sides of our very disappointing Airlie Beach sailing expedition and are very sorry that we did not have the opportunity to ask John's advice prior to our visit as he has long-standing knowledge of the area. He could have pointed us in the right... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Large enough room for a family of three. Everything in the room was great and the room is really comfortable. Swimming in the pool was awesome. The only drawback is that it is a bit far from the main street (about 15min walk) where most of the restaurants are. When you are back from a day trip and exhausted you... More 

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