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Barrier Reef Motel Innisfail

2 River Avenue | Bruce Highway, Innisfail, Queensland 4860, Australia
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Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Innisfail
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I choose this motel several times each year when in Innisfail. The Restaurant serves great meals, that are also well priced. The rooms are practical, but still very comfortable. The hosts are helpful, and very friendly. Always perfectly clean.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Innisfail on business, and my organisation made the reservation I found it cheap and cheerful, with friendly staff, clean well-appointed room, quiet (despite fronting onto the highway), a reasonably-priced mini-bar and a value-for money breakfast with real free-range eggs! This one ticks all the right boxes for a budget motel.

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Sydney, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Spent the night at the Barrier Reef Motel and it met expectations. It was clean, well lit, good shower etc. We had a meal in their restaurant which was very good, far better than one would expect from a motel restaurant. My Belly Pork was delicious my husband's lemon salt and pepper squid was equally tasty. The service was good,... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Clean comfortable hotel with pool and onsite bar and restaurant, run by friendly owner-managers. A good choice for corporate travellers and tourists alike. Large family rooms also available. Easy access from highway and only about an hour and a half from Cairns.

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Rockhampton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

When passing through Innisfail recently, I asked a local for a recommendation for a decent, comfortable night stay and I was so glad I was recommended to the Barrier Reef Motel. Parking was excellent, I drove a big rig and there is a huge central car park in the centre of the complex. The room and bed was extremely comfortable... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I was not feeling well & was given a room anyway when I checked in quite early. I was very grateful for that & also that they told me to call them if I needed anything or did not feel well. "That is service." The hotel was $127 for the night. The room consisted of a queen & single bed,... More

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Barrierreefmotel, Owner at Barrier Reef Motel Innisfail, responded to this review

We thank you for your comments and taking the time to review our motel. We were more than happy to accommodate your immediate needs at an early time of the day. We regret that there was no soap in the room as this would have been an oversight and we will need to tighten up on our room control. More

Cairns, Australia
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127 reviews 127 reviews
33 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Stayed at the Barrier Reef motel at a very busy time and secured one of the last rooms available. The room was very clean but there was really nothing special to commend this motel as a stand out among the general run of the mill motels hovering around that price bracket. We paid $127 for our room - slightly more... More

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Barrierreefmotel, Owner at Barrier Reef Motel Innisfail, responded to this review

We appreciate your review and believe that this feedback helps us to understand our customers and improve the way we manage our business. We would like to get to know our guests better and regret that we did not get the chance when you stayed with us. We would invite you to experience the service in our bar and restaurant... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I recommended this motel highly. The Manager, Amanda, was so helpful and accommodating in organising a large family group with differing needs in many rooms for an urgent stay. Nothing was too much fuss. Amazingly, the rooms are serviced daily. Great bar/restaurant on site, which was really convenient for uniting our group staying at the motel as well as entertaining... More

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Barrierreefmotel, Owner at Barrier Reef Motel Innisfail, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay with us. We are pleased that you enjoyed the experience and made your pleasurable. We try and make our guests feel at home enjoy the time that you spend with us. More

Cairns, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Had the pleasure of staying at the great barrier reef motel a couple of months ago for a weekend. The staff were all so friendly, the rooms very clean and the food great! There were also a few people in our party who had special dietary requirements. Amanda went above and beyond to provide for them. Thank you once again... More

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Barrierreefmotel, Owner at Barrier Reef Motel Innisfail, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback on your experience when staying with us. We are happy that you enjoyed your time with us and took the time to let us know. We are more than happy to meet our guests special food requirements when dining in our restaurant. More

12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

I have stayed here numerous times, the service gets better every time! Amanda is amazing, makes you feel like nothing is too much. The staff are very friendly and the rooms have always been very clean and comfortable! The bar is so quirky and is always busy of a night. (The locals always stop by, showing you how this place... More

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Additional Information about Barrier Reef Motel Innisfail

Address: 2 River Avenue | Bruce Highway, Innisfail, Queensland 4860, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Innisfail
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Innisfail
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Barrier Reef Motel is AAA rated at 3.5 star and is ideally located between Cairns and Townsville. The motel has a fully licensed restaurant and bar with lounge area.... and is the place to stay in Innisfail. The rooms are modern and air conditioned to ensure a comfortable stay. Internet access is available in all rooms and at reception. Guest laundry, cable TV and swimming pool are some of the facilities available to enjoy. ... more   less 
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