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Barrier Reef Motel Innisfail

2 River Avenue | Bruce Highway, Innisfail, Queensland 4860, Australia
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would not recommend longer than a one night stay. Rooms are so small including the TV Great location and room service Fantastic meal at their restaurant. We stayed for 5 nights and couldn't wait to go as we felt so confined. Would stay again, but one night affair only.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently stayed at the Barrier Reef Motel as part of an annual client visit. Room was quite comfortable. Meals were both generous and sumptuous. Service was first class. And the proprietors were personable and engender a great sense of humour on top of all other attributes.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great little motel. Clean and tidy rooms. The owners are friendly and have great local knowledge. We stayed here before taking a tour of the waterfalls and tablelands. The restaurant is excellent. Compliments to the chef!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

In June I travelled back to Innisfail, where I worked some years ago, to see how the place has changed and to catch up with some old friends. The Barrier Reef has existed for twenty plus years but I have never stayed in the motel till this visit. My room was clean, comfortable and cool. The staff was helpful and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I stayed at the Barrier Reef Motel for 3 nights whilst in Innisfail for work. The motel in on the highway on the outskirts of Innisfail, it's not really within walking distance of the city centre, well maybe 20 minutes or so if you are keen. The staff at the motel are simply superb, very welcoming and attentive. The rooms... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Fantastic meals and great service. Have been a few times and enjoy it every time. Thoughly recommend the restaurant for a great night out. The new owners have a new menu which we are working our way through.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I have stayed here a quite a few times over a 20 year period and it is honestly the best motel in Innisfail. During March I was staying there regularly and the staff were friendly and helpful. The meals were great and the steaks melt in the mouth stuff. They have nice takeaway espresso coffee which is very handy in... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at the Barrier Reef Motel on the Easter Saturday. We had planned to spend the day at Paronella Park and wanted somewhere convenient to stay. We chose the Barrier Reef as it had a restaurant and pretty good reviews. Check in was very hospitable and helpful. We decided to drop bags and head out. The room was really your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

What an awesome experience. The room was clean the bed was awesome. The highlight for us was the FOOD! The dinner in the restaurant was out of this world then breakfast this morning was an outstanding way to finish off our stay. We were lucky there was only one standard room left when we booked in. management is more than... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We were suprised by the room at the Barrier Reef Motel. When you enter, you might think it's a workers place. The rooms are nice, clean and spacious. We stayed for 1 night. The friendly staff helped us planning our next days on the road in Queensland with helpfull tips.

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