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Blue Shades Motel

35 Ferry St, Maryborough, Queensland 4650, Australia
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rockhampton, Australia
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

A great motel close to the local supermarket and take-away, with a pub across the road. Perfect after a day of travelling. Very comfortable room with very clean amenities. Val at the front desk was friendly and accommodating and assisted us with parking. We will add this to our preferred list, most definitely.

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Paul M, Manager at Blue Shades Motel, responded to this review

Hi guys, thanks for your lovely feedback and your recommendation. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us (and what with Val being the traffic controller!) and would love to see you again some time. Have a safe journey and a very happy 2016! More 

Ballina, Australia
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80 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

My wife and I stayed in a Standard Twin Room which had a queen bed and a single bed. Both beds were very comfortable. The room was located in a wing behind the more recently constructed part of the motel. The room was spacious, clean and tidy with all mod-cons. Both the fridge and the air-conditioning unit were very quiet.... More 

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Paul M, Manager at Blue Shades Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on the Blue Shades Motel here in Maryborough. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we'd like to thank you for your kind words regarding our rooms and breakfast. Just to clear up your point, there are 8 undercover parking spaces to accommodate the 8 rooms above as the last parking... More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

After travelling all day this was a welcoming sight.. Great location ... Hotel next door with excellent meals ... Comfortable bed ... Clean and tidy .. Easy to get to and get back onto highway ... Great overnight stop ... Warm and welcoming staff. Going to stop their again when travelling Bruce Highway.. Thanks for your hospitality

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vpmatt50, Manager at Blue Shades Motel, responded to this review

Hi Maree, thank you for those kind words. We try and do our best! We are very conveniently situated just off the Bruce Highway as you rightly say and are situated close to the city of Maryborough with all its historical buildings and lots of things to see and do. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Two night stay. Room clean. Staff lovely. Room could have had a lounge chair and suitcase stand. Kids were disappointed with breakfast. Ordered pancakes and maple syrup and got pancakes with strawberries and cream. No explanation given. My bacon and eggs was lovely. Pool was clean.

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2 Thank Arthur S
Letika R, Manager at Blue Shades Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your feedback, we are in the process of improving our rooms and the motel and your feedback has been very helpful. I apologies for the mix up with the pancakes. great to hear you were happy with your bacon and eggs. We look forward to having you stay with us again. Kind Regards Letika Manager More 

Sydney, Australia
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45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Our room had everything we needed and was very quiet. Located directly opposite the pub which had great bistro meals. Car parking under sails cover was a unique feature. Being our first ever visit to Maryborough this ticked all the boxes for our two night stay.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My room had all the basic needs a hotel usually provides. The management made their utmost to make the stay hassle free. Great restaurant across the road able to charge and deliver to your room for lunch/dinner.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

Not many choices in this town. Lovely Young couple took over this establishment and are committed to making guests feel at home. No booking made just drive into town- searched TripAdvisor and Bkue Shades came up tops. Whilst this is an old motel rooms are clean and spacious. I eve got a free upgrade to a " business " room... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

A quiet, well organised motel, run by very capable managers - who couldn't be nicer or more helpful. The rooms are clean and comfortable, I was in Room 36, set well back from the road, at the rear of the property - very quiet. Nothing was too much trouble for the couple managing the property. Highly recommended.

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Thank Damon M
Letika R, Manager at Blue Shades Motel, responded to this review

Damon Thankyou for your kind words and great review, we pride ourselves on making our guests feel welcome and always to uphold a high level of customer service. We are glad we were able to make your stay as enjoyable and stress free as possible , we hope to see you in the future. Kind Regards Letika Manager Blue Shades... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

We recently stayed at the blue shades in an Executive Suite. Room was large, clean and value for money. Water pressure was great in the shower and the bed comfortable - we had a great night sleep. Motel had already accommodated the rooms with extra pillows and blankets and we didn't have to ask! Fridge, microwave, toaster and kettles in... More 

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Feilding, New Zealand
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14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Very clean motel having stayed there on a couple seperate occasions in differing room types. Quiet location for main road with negligible road noise. Handy and friendly pub / restaurant across road with charge back and great food. Wifi signal was extremely weak and could use some attention.

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Thank Aaron M
Letika R, Manager at Blue Shades Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou Aaron M for your review, we take all our customers reviews seriously and we are currently in the process of changing internet providesr, this will improve our Wifi speed and hopefully make your stay even more enjoyable in the future. Its a pleasure having you stay with us and we look forward to seeing you in the future. Kind... More 

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