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Bororen Motel

1 Dougall Street, Bororen, Queensland 4678, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Stayed here a few times on my travel up and down the coast and its quiet, clean and has friendly staff/management. Rooms are pretty basic but have all you need for a quick stopover. Free wifi and a comfortable bed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Myself and two children PROS: - easy to access and park - impressed by quality and effort to make us feel welcome/comfortable - eg rainwater to drink, free wifi internet in room - dinner was home-cooked, most meals $15 on menu, large size and tasty - Any cosmetic faults were smoothed over by the friendliness and thoughtfulness of the owners... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We had the pleasure of pulling into the Bororen motel as upon speaking to Karen the owner we were welcome to bring our little 13 year old dog with us. As a result the experience with both Geoff and Karen couldn't have been a more welcoming. We stayed on our trip both ways from Mackay to Brisbane and back. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Karen and Geoff make u feel very welcome the home cooked meals are great we stay there often it breaks the trip to Mackay in half love this motel. Nothing is ever too much trouble Geoff and Karen and they stay open late so it's never a problem getting there late.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

After a long drive with tired eyes, the flashing "Bororen Motel" sign was a welcomed sight. When my husband and I stopped, we were greated by the lovely Karen, who was an absolute dear - no problem was too much. Our room was comfortable and clean and the homemade dinner (that was brought to our room!) we had was delicious.... More 

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Karen R, Owner at Bororen Motel, responded to this review

Thank-you very much for your lovely review. Geoff and I are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you both again soon, safe travels. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

Have stayed here regularly over the last two years. Have watched as the owners Karen and Geoff have made improvements to the Motel to increase guests comfort. They are always so welcoming and friendly nothing is too much trouble for their guests. Will return every time and would recommend this small country Motel to any traveller.

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Karen R, Owner at Bororen Motel, responded to this review

Hi Sharon, Geoff and I would like to thank-you for your review. We do try our best to cater to each and every guest's needs to make their stay as comfortable as possible. So pleased you enjoyed your time here. Regards, Karen. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

This small roadside motel offers great value to the weary traveller. Our room was neat and clean, with a comfortable queen bed and two singles, that provided all our needs. The linen was extremely clean and crisp, with super fluffy white towels. Plus there is a fully equiped laundry on site, available for use. The new owners Karen and Geof,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

Motel facilites have been let run down to the point where the shower runs continually, s/s air con installed but no remote or any way of getting it to work. The bed was comfortable but I would not recommend this motel unless you were stuck on the highway.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

Last February, 2011, I wrote a review titled "We will never go back to Hans & Margret Issel's Bororen Motel." We very recently stopped there on the way back from Rockhampton. Iam pleased to say that it is under new management! Karen Rouse, the Manager, made us most welcome....she is a very friendly, obliging and welcoming lady. Karen gave us... More 

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Tampa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

Website said 68 to 75 a night for a single room.Got stiffed with 100 bucks! Gouging at its finest!

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