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Mandarin Motel

24 Princess Street, Macksville, New South Wales 2447, Australia
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Ranked #1 of 3 Macksville B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Peter B Canberra, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Canberra, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Friendly managers and comfortable large room make for a great short stay in Macksville. The beds are so comfortable you drift off to sleep in no time. They provide a good hearty breakfast if required. Safe and secure car parking is also provided.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Mandarin Motel in Macksville, NSW, is my accommodation preference when visiting the Nambucca Valley. The rooms are spacious, clean and quiet, and the service offered by management and staff is excellent.

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Mandarin2447, Relief Manager at Mandarin Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, especially since we know you are a repeat customer. We enjoy having you visit, please feel free to give suggestions as to how we can improve our service. In the meantime, we look forward to seeing you again. More

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Always a good pit stop en route to QLD as it is around half way to the Gold Coast. I have stayed here around 7 times with my kids. It is always spotlessly clean, well appointed and most importantly comfortable. Staff are friendly. Breakfast (at additional reasonable cost) is good too. Car parking underneath is convenient and secure. Within walking... More

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Mandarin2447, Owner at Mandarin Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Alissa always great to see you and looking forward to your next viist More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I would strongly advise not making this a hotel you arrive at without pre booking .They charged a massive 189 per night for a room that was nothing special.I am not happy getting worked over and I visit this area regularly ... I will go to Nambucca next time.Cheap shot i felt

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Mandarin2447, Owner at Mandarin Motel, responded to this review

I'm sorry you felt you were over charged it was your choice to stay with us and I'm sure if you had asked on check-in you would have been informed of the cost .our tariffs are for public viewing on all publicized web sites in-effect from the amount you have quoted you actually received a 10% discount which is usually... More

Port Stephens, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We were one couple in a group of thirty car club members. Our room was spacious, spotless and everything you could require was provided. Bed was wonderfully comfortable. A lot of attention to detail, including varied cuppa facilities and reading material. We found the staff very helpful, friendly and attentive. The Hot Marmalade Brekky Room cooked breakfast was wonderful. Location... More

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Mandarin2447, Relief Manager at Mandarin Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our motel. We loved having all of you here and got a kick out of your cars. You were a pleasure to have as guests and we look forward to seeing you again. Thank you also for being so nice when it came to us having to split the breakfast... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The Mandarin Motel is situated in the heart of town so central to just about everything you need. The rooms were spacious and very clean - with little to no chemical usage it's ideal for sensitive skin and noses. The owners were lovely and attentive when required. The parking is undercover and adequate and the rates are reasonable though I... More

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Mandarin2447, Relief Manager at Mandarin Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I'm sorry you felt that the extra charge was unwarranted, did you stay during a holiday period? We would be happy to negotiate next time you visit us. Thank you also for the suggestion about varied tea's and bottled water. We are actually researching costs for those very things at the present time.... More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Staff - very friendly and helpful. Motel - In excellent condition. Bed was a little too soft (not the best for a sore back :) ) but vey comfortable. There was nothing we could fault in the motel at all. very much worth the price you pay. We would definitely stay there again without a doubt.

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Mandarin2447, Relief Manager at Mandarin Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. One suggestion, if you would like a firmer mattress, please request that on booking and we will do our best to accommodate you and your family. We look forward to seeing you again. More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I must be living in another world. My biggest disappointment was that the reception at this motel was abrupt and unpleasant. There was no possibility of a toaster or microwave (motel policy) and somewhat awkward parking with restricted vehicle height clearance and access. It seemed quite expensive when compared to other motels we have stayed at elswhere for what it... More

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Mandarin2447, Relief Manager at Mandarin Motel, responded to this review

Dear Allan W, 'Disappointed' I'm so sorry you were not happy with your stay at the Mandarin. As a rule we try to be courteous and go the extra mile to assist our guests. I'm sorry you felt that was not the case. As for a toaster/microwave in the room, it is well publicised that we only have four cooking... More

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We had excellent service from the friendly staff at Mandarin Motel. Would definitely stay here again and recommend this to all families. We had very comfortable beds for everyone in the family, central location, yet not on the main street. Within walking distance of Graffity Cafe with great food. A variety of meal options in the area.

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Mandarin2447, Relief Manager at Mandarin Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review of our motel. We do try to make everyone who stays here feel welcome and comfortable. We look forward to seeing you again. More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We had a studio room which was extremely spacious, and included a separate bedroom. A balcony opened on to the street, noticed some other rooms had small balconies which opened onto car park. No traffic noise from highway, very peaceful second night, Good Friday night had a few noisy locals about but not terribly late. This was the most comfortable... More

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Mandarin2447, Relief Manager at Mandarin Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We look forward to seeing you again. I am sorry about the fridge being defrosted, but it was funny don't you think? Thank you again for being such lovely guests. More

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Address: 24 Princess Street, Macksville, New South Wales 2447, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Macksville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
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