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Morning Star Motel

2 Panorama Court, Maleny, Queensland QLD4552 , Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked my stay last minute to attend a wedding at Maleny Manor across the road. The owners were the friendliest and most helpful people offering to drive me to the wedding. Clean tidy room, warm and comfortable, good hot water pressure and a view to die for. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Morning Star! The noise outside the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

For a weekend away this was a great find. Only 10 rooms and 2 of them have spas. We stayed in room 10 and it has a heart shaped spa that really should be classed as a swimming pool. It is huge and both of us could fully stretch out. The bed was the most comfortable we have ever slept... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Please be aware that this Motel charges a cancellation fee ($85) if you cancel within 5 days of your stay. During the recent cyclone, a booking was made with them which was then cancelled over 24 hrs before arrival, and yet my sister was charged the above amount on her credit card. At no time, including making enquiries, making the... More 

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Mackay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Well-presented budget accommodation close to town. As motels go, it’s clean, comfortable and quiet, and the owners are friendly and helpful. It’s a roof over your head, a comfortable bed, air-conditioning, kitchenette including tea & coffee making facilities, bar fridge, toaster & microwave. If you prefer more upmarket accommodation, this is not for you.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

In an area where premium accommodation abounds, this more budget oriented location ticked the right boxes for us. Close to town, easy to find, well presented. And the view was magnificent. Perfect for our requirements, and nicely priced.

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

What a gem of a place in Maleny. The owner was gracious, friendly and kind enough to give us a room that was not right next door to another occupied room. The room was clean, had coffee making facilities etc. But, the best part about the room, was the view.....absolutely picture perfect. We had a great meal for dinner next... More 

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Taree NSW Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Typical three star style motel, clean rooms, undercover parking, quiet, great views, reasonably priced, friendly owners and conveniently located within driving distance to a number of hinterland attractions. Recommended. Note that four nearby restaurants are within easy walking distance, but you may find them pricey.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We had a wedding at Maleny Manor and did not really want to pay the rates most accommodation options charge in this area. The motel's location was excellent as it was only a few minutes drive from the wedding venue. Noel, the manager even offered to drop us off there but my husband decided to drive in the end. Very... More 

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queensland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

It's everything that has been previously stated. Dated and uninspiring but clean, comfortable and a view to die for. I'd love to buy this place and turn it into something very special. I didn't think it was worth $110 (AUD) a night for the two nights we stayed there, there are far better places I've stayed for a lot less.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

The rooms at this motel have a fairly outdated interior style, as well as rather dated furniture and fixtures. That said, the bed and bedding were still fairly comfortable and there was plenty of space in the room. The rooms overlook the valley with great views. However, they also overlook the main road, which runs right in front of the... More 

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