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“Great for a stop over” 4 of 5 stars
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Cascade Motel In Townsville
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   100 Bowen Road | Rosslea, Townsville, Queensland 4812, Australia (Formerly Cascade Motor Inn)   |  
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Ranked #1 of 41 Hotels in Townsville
Certificate of Excellence
Poole, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Great for a stop over”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

Cascade Motel in Townsville is a convenient, easy to find and clean motel, just a short drive from the CBD.

We stayed for one night in October 2012 and had a pleasant stay. The room was clean and equipped with a fridge, as well as tea and coffee facilities. There was no cooking facilities in the unit we stayed in. There is a small restaurant on site that serves breakfast and dinner - however we didn't eat there.

There was an extra charge for the wi-fi, which is around $5 for the evening.

Overall, it's a great place to stay for a stop over.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Mackay, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

If you are looking for a clean, comfortable motel within 10 minutes drive to the hospital & shops & would like excellent customer service I would highly recommend this motel. I was in Townsville due to a family member having surgery & the staff made this a completely stress free stay. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Tauranga
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58 reviews 58 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Good situation, easy to find. Well set out and plenty of parking. The pool was great for the children. As well they could skate on the concrete area. On the downside, the beds were not set up as promised when booking, we were 3 adults and two children. Only one was the parent. Two single beds, a double and a pullout did not really work for us. The room was quite sparsely appointed. Table top very marked.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Queensland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

This is the third time my husband and children have stayed in this Motel. Every time it has been clean and comfortable. The beds are very pleasant to sleep on. The stocked fridge is a beautiful added plus. The new owner is doing a brilliant job and is very friendly.

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Melbourne, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

If you are looking for good clean honest accommodation in Townsville I would recommend this motel. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are a good size and would Be fine for a long stay. Undercover car parks help when it's raining. The mini bar prices are very good best pricing I have seen.

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012 via mobile

We stayed during the last two days of the V8's, we picked this motor inn by default as everything else in Townsville was booked out, we travel up every year usually just after the V8s but were able to get there early this year. Our normal accommodation which is usually $120 a night was jacked up to $500 a night while the V8's were on so clearly we weren't staying there. I was pleased to find that this Motor inn was not cashing in on the V8's, it was a fabulous quaint little place, very quiet even though On a busy road and the patrons of the V8's were all leaving at the same times every morning. The room was impressively clean with everything we needed for our two night stay before resuming our usual already booked accommodation. Had I known this place was going to be so good I'd have booked my entire 12 day stay here. The shower in this motor inn was amazing, it's not too often I'm not ducking or bending or running about in a shower trying to get wet, but this was an awesome shower full relaxing almost massage pressure shower head at a sensible height. For both myself and my fiancé this was so good it was actually a conversation point for us.. It's the simple pleasures that make somewhere a good stay.
We did not try the restaurant as it was not open on weekends, only running Monday to Friday. However just a short 2 minute walk is an awesome pizza shop, and a Chinese takeaway next door.
The only downfall we had which was room specific i hope was the fridge was very noisy, not noticeable during the day but I'm a light sleeper and it kept me awake most of the first night, but I turned it off and slept brilliantly, I turned it off the second night when I went to bed and had no problems. The beds were very comfortable, clean and provided a very restorative sleep.
Over all I think I'll be booking my accommodation which is usually a minimum of a seven night stay at this Motor Inn. Any person not expecting something for nothing will be happy here.

Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Gladstone, Australia
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56 hotel reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

We (2adults 2kids) were visiting Townsville for the V8's & this was one of the few places with rooms available when we booked & was a bargain compared to others that were available. It's now called Cascade Motel in Townsville. All staff we came across were very friendly & helpful. We booked an 'executive family 2 room' - you walked into the large room & there were two single beds, a kitchenette, table & chairs & sofa, then a second room had a king size bed (actually two large singles joined together) - we'd checked out the website & the room was exactly the same as their picture. The bathroom (shower, no bath) was also separate to the toilet. Both main rooms had their own TV & air-con. Kitchenette had a full size fridge, two ring cooktop, microwave & sink. Rooms were clean. Hot water was a bit temperamental but it was never cold (the motel was completely booked out with race-goers & everyone was leaving/arriving at the same time each day so lots of people using the water at the same time). Beds were comfy & we had massive sleep-ins because the block-out curtains were very effective & there was no noise at all. Our room was in the back corner on the first floor (no lifts just up a flight of stairs). Motel has a restaurant & they do room service but we didn't eat there - prices were reasonable though. Kids had a quick swim - it was cold but they enjoyed it. We would definitely stay there again if we were in Townsville.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Cascade Motel In Townsville

Address: 100 Bowen Road | Rosslea, Townsville, Queensland 4812, Australia (Formerly Cascade Motor Inn)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 41 Hotels in Townsville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Cascade Motel In Townsville 3*
Number of rooms: 27
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Standard and Executive Rooms available. 2 Room Family rooms also available. 27 Rooms. 12 Motel style / 5 semi self-contained / 10 spacious 4 star room self-contained, also a fully disabled room spacious and self contained. All units are undercover parking, free Austar, 108cm flat screen television, high speed internet secure wireless and broadband, shaded pool area and bbq area. Restaurant is open for Breakfast & Breakfast - Monday to Friday. Room service is available from Monday to Sunday for Breakfast & Dinner although only a limited Dinner menu on Saturday & Sunday. Close to Hospitals, Army Barracks, Shopping Centres, Townsville Golf Course, Restaurants, Cycle and Walking Tracks around the Ross River & Riverway. ... more   less 
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