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Emerald Maraboon Motor Inn

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5 Esmond Street, Emerald, Queensland 4720, Australia
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Rating summary
  • 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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Mossman, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our sons wedding was in Emerald and ourselves and most of our sides wedding guests stayed at the Maraboon Motor Inn and everyone has commented on the high standard the rooms were, very clean, friendly staff very accommodating Management, to the extent of generously giving the Groom 2 free nights stay. They made us all feel very welcome and nothing... More 

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Hi Karen it was our pleasure to ensure that your sons wedding was a memorable experience thankyou for the nice words Dennis Daly More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic help at reception even when we arrived about 5 mins before they were due to go home. Came over to our room made sure both cots were set up and we had everything we needed. Everything was just a breeze, facilities were good for what we needed.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

We were traveling on business and needed a large comfortable Motel for one night before continuing further out west, so the large desk and comfortable lounge chairs made life very pleasant. A very clean and well kept Motel with a very helpful resident/owner to assist us.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

An over night top as we drove from Rockhampton to Cloncurry, this was the perfect overnight stay. The rooms were very well appointed and the staff very helpful. Next time we pass through Emerald (or stay longer) we'll be heading straight to the Maraboon.

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Longreach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay. Rooms are priced great. Very clean and very helpful people. I would stay here again any time. The restaurant at the Tavern in front of the motor inn is great for meals and entertainment. Access is great as you only have to walk through the motor inn and your at the Tavern.

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Hi Cindy thankyou for the great review and we hope to see you again at the Maraboon on your next trip to Emerald yours sincerely Dennis More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I recently stayed at the Maraboon whilst travelling for business. The reception staff were friendly and informative, I was allocated to room 24. The location is quite which is great for a good nights sleep, although if you have a heavy case as I did - lugging it up two flights of stairs is not ideal. There is a small... More 

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Dennis D, General Manager at Emerald Maraboon Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Dayle B, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. We truly value your patronage and appreciate your comments. I am pleased to hear that you complimented us on our facilities. You also mentioned our friendly team members at the reception. I will pass this message to them and acknowledge their efforts in providing good services... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I've stayed here many times over the last few years, and everytime I do, there is a problem with the wifi. The problem is never the same, but for some reason, it just struggles. This is not hard to get right, and in this day and age, it's becoming an expectation... In this instance, Maraboon is below expetation. I will... More 

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Dennis D, General Manager at Emerald Maraboon Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Snoozer, It's disappointing to hear that your internet didn't work on this occasion. It's a bit unfortunate that your blaming us for a possible problem from our upstream provider, a simple phone call to our reception office would of helped you out. If the internet was unavailable from our upstream provider which sounds like it is the issue in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Family friendly. Loved the idea of adjoining rooms. Spacious, clean, comfortable beds. Adjacent to shops, cinemas and the tavern. Delicious meals. Friendly service and very homely. Only wish we had stayed longer. Swimming pool was very clean. Staff were very efficient and kind.

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Dennis D, General Manager at Emerald Maraboon Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your stay at The Emerald Maraboon Motor Inn. We are delighted that your recent stay with us met with your expectations. It is pleasing to read that you found the staff helpful and that they had a positive impact on your stay. Our team works tirelessly to ensure... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The room we stayed in was comfortable and quiet. Close to the Hotel reception and restaurant. I thought the room service menu was well priced and enjoyable hot food was received hot which was great. I travel for the Leukaemia Foundation on business in Emerald and have stayed at the Maraboon a lot,

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Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It is always nice to receive such positive feedback as yours, Best Regards, Dennis B Daly General Manager More 

Bluff, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Great room very clean but no seating outside room and no undercover parking which made it very hot, it was more than I wanted to pay but still good value,the wifi didn't work in the room I had to go outside,the staff were very friendly.

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Hi Patsy, Thank you so much for sharing your experience, We strive to ensuring our standards of service, cleanliness and in particular our restaurant Partners are at an excellent level. We love to go over and above guest expectations, we have purposely scattered bench seating throughout the properties gardens for guest enjoyment. Thank you again for your kind words and... More 

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