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Blue Shades Motel

35 Ferry St, Maryborough, Queensland 4650, 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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Checked in this afternoon. Nice chat with the owner. Very friendly and approachable. The room is large and clean. Nice decor. There was even space to park the car undercover which is great with the rain up here!! Bed is comfy. Shower is hot. What more do you need. I'm sure l will stay again.

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Elimbah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We were looking for an overnight stop while travelling to Maryborough for a dog show. Very impressed with Blue Shades - the welcome was friendly and helpful, the air conditioned room clean and perfect for our requirements, VERY comfortable beds and loads of hot water. All at a competitive price. Whilst an older style motel, if you are looking for... More 

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Mackay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We have been staying at the Blue Shades monthly for a year on our visits from Mackay to Brisbane for medical treatment. It is a great country motel, friendly staff, clean and most comfortable rooms and the meals including a great breakfast cant be faulted. We look forward to our monthly visit to Blue Shades

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Brisbane
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Having stayed at this motel four or five times, I am always impressed by the excellent standard of both the accommodation and service that I find here every time I stay! Thank you Blue Shades! I travel a lot for work all over Queensland and this motel is a stand out for all the right reasons.

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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Friendly manager. The family room was spacious and overlooked the small swimming pool. The room is in need of an update. Beds comfortable. Wifi is accessible for one device only and you get the password from reception. Location is on the main road into town but we had to get in the car to go into town.

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Cairns, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

As we were driving from Cairns and were arriving after reception closed the staff made arrangements for us to get the key for us to put our head down for the night....room was very clean and they even put a small milk in the minibar for us to have tea/coffee on our arrival...highly recommended

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We arrived Friday nite around 8.45pm, key was left under door mat. First thing we encountered was toilet roll with around 6 sheets left on roll with a new roll sitting on top! Next morning noticed a hole had been "punched" on bathroom door & was covered with a bit of particle board. Grout in shower cubicle was cracking. We... More 

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

What a shame you had a negative experience. We had new relief managers on for the weekend you stayed and they may of been a little overwhelmed with it all. The majority of our reviews are good to great and there will always be someone who has a negative experience. The old saying is, "you can't please everyone." We sincerely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

A fantastic Local motel.. fantasic large breakfast.. an old world welcome and great value.. the rooms where very clean and well looked after... older style maybe but a great comfortable bed, clean shower and clean toliet what more could you want...

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DazeOffMaryQld, Owner at Blue Shades Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review. We are always so chuffed when our guests have enjoyed their stay. We hope to see you again. All the best Trudy Miller More 

Sydney, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

We were in the area on business for 5 nights. We had an executive room providing a bedroom, bathroom, small Lounge & kitchenette. We had a medium fridge, two TVs with Foxtel. Very comfortable bed, hot full pressure shower & very quiet. Situated a little out of town but with our hire car only a few minutes from anywhere. Traditional... More 

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DazeOffMaryQld, Owner at Blue Shades Motel, responded to this review

Hi Caz B Thankyou for your review. The excutive room is extremely quiet and a great size for a motel room when you are staying a few nights. Cleanliness is the top of our priorities when we have those rare spare few hours. Thanks Again Trudy Miller More 

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Whilst the rooms in this motel are very basic and in most instances - small, they are comfortable, adequate and most importantly - clean! The shower is HOT and you cannot fault the water pressure and the beds were extremely comfortable, which is great after a long days travelling. For an over-nighter it's more than fine.

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DazeOffMaryQld, Owner at Blue Shades Motel, responded to this review

Hello We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay. Cleanliness, great shower and comfortable bed is what its all about. All the best Trudy Miller More 

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