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Jardine Motel

Normanby St / Victoria Pde, Thursday Island, Queensland 4875, Australia
Jardine Motel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Jardine is a great place to stay but it is showing its age a little. The window rattlers as air conditioners have had their time. Time for at least split systems. The room though was clean and comfortable. The staff friendly and helpful. The restaurant is a good place to eat one of your nights while on Thursday Island.

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Darwin, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I stayed here six years ago and it was very nice. It is obvious that not a cent has been spent here six. My room had mouldy ceilings and it is was in desperate need of a paint. I had to ask to be moved from another room as the old box type airconditioning was so lnoisy I could not... More 

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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Clean and tidy motel we guess that is all you get. We stayed in the "other motel" they sent us too down the road which was average at best. Still the room was clean and tidy ,good shower,etc. This last room available ,allegedly,and the rate reflected it ,so don't gasp when they quote you a rate. The staff are pleasant... More 

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49 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Our room overlooked the pool and the waterfront which was nice. The room was spacious and comfortable enough but the (rusty) aircon unit was noisy and we had the window open at night. It's not far from the two churches, the shopping are, the wharf, the cultural centre and what the but driver wrongly announced was the "most northerly hotel... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I was booked into this venue by my employer. I'd seen the venue from the outside and it looked pleasant, but I ended up in the 'Lodge' part, which is quite basic accommodation out the back. As I was going to be doing work and would be in my room much of the weekend, with no view (window blind didn't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Located on the waterfront, very close to the Main Street, this is a good choice when staying on Thursday island. Reception staff are very nice and helpful. There is free wireless internet of up to 200MB per day. The rooms are well maintained and air conditioned. There is a self service laundry located in the ground floor with washing machines... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

fairly standard motel, needs a coat of paint in places and a few fix ups but generally clean. Staff were very pleasant and the meals were lovely. The outdoor area by the pool is also nice. Unfortunately TI is just so expensive, anywhere else i would expect 4-5 stars for the price we paid

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

went to TI on business, but on arrival had to make some phone calls, but told there was a problem with the lines and if I promised to be quick they would let me make one call from reception then I would have to walk to the other end of Main Street to use public phone at the post office!... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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52 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

I stayed here for a night and was surprised to find this little gem. Just remember where you are when you stay here but it has everything you need. The staff are friendly and the restaurant menu is as good as any city hotel restaurant. I had ocean glimpses but no problems - who sits in a hotel room anyway... More 

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Magnetic Island, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Thursday Island is small but a wonderful place to visit. This motel is very clean and accommodating. The staff are very friendly. The restaurant meals are superb. Compliments to the chef! (we were there start of July 2013)

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