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Barrier Reef Motel Innisfail

2 River Avenue | Bruce Highway, Innisfail, Queensland 4860, Australia
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Barrier Reef Motel Innisfail
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Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Innisfail
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I come on business every 3 months and I have to say that my stay here was a pleasant surprise. Check-in was great and the staff very friendly and helpful. The room was very comfortable and the water pressure (which is extremely important) was great. Dinner was fantastic and the feel of the restaurant was relaxed and friendly. (Dinner was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

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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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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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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