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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last minute stop in Gladstone so lucky to find this fantastic older style motel with the absolute best service. So close to everything we needed, shops and a delicious thai restaurant attached. Rooms were lovely and clean and the manager Carol made us feel so welcome. Wish i could of stayed longer will definitely be staying here again on our... More 

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Thank Jozirra
RustysMotel, Manager at Econo Lodge Rusty's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review.It was a pleasure to met you and your partner on your travels. We have to agree our location is fabulous so handy to everything. We look forward to seeing you on your return journey. More 

Cronulla, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

This place is in a handy location, short walk to anything you might need, the rooms are clean, have free wi fi & very reasonably priced. The Thai restaurant attached is also very good. Carol who checked me in is fabulous, really friendly & welcoming & did everything she could to make my stay easy & pleasant. Will definitely stay... More 

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Thank Deb P
RustysMotel, Manager at Econo Lodge Rusty's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, We have to agree the Thai restaurant is fantastic and so handy.We look forward to seeing you again when you are in Gladstone. More 

Canberra
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14 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

Disappointment at first sight on arrival was offset by friendliness of manager (who was also the only staff member I saw throughout my short stay). The room was smallish and looked very dated, though the furniture, and bed, was in newer condition and quite comfortable. Bathroom was very good - plenty of room, lots of bench space, clever design. Really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Mate, this place was exactly what was needed after a decent length of time on the road. It's clean, tidy and the folks are very friendly. Easy access and decent amenities, Great for folks passing through or needing somewhere comfy for a few days stay.

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1 Thank MnahH
Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The motel is very central to the main shopping area and there is a Woolworths supermarket and fast food outlets in the next block. The room was basic and small but clean. Overall good value for the location.

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4 Thank kimolf
RustysMotel, Manager at Econo Lodge Rusty's, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, it was great to have you stay with us. Motel is in a good location, close to so many local amenities. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

Located in Goondoon Street in the centre of Gladstone. Easy access, close to services. Excellent managers who are very helpful and go out of their way to make my stay comfortable and productive. The rooms are not the newest but everything works well and the beds are comfortable. I have stayed at Rusty's Motel twice for business. Definitely recommend.

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1 Thank George F
RustysMotel, Manager at Econo Lodge Rusty's, responded to this review

Thankyou George for your recent comments, we were glad to help out, look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Illinois
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49 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

Rusty's is a prime example of Queensland hospitality at its best. The management went out of their way to make us comfortable: rides to the marina for Heron Island, ride to the airport, kept our big luggage for us while we went to Heron Island, changed out money paper money to coins for the self do-it washer and dryer, real... More 

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RustysMotel, Manager at Econo Lodge Rusty's, responded to this review

Hi Grams 98, we both thankyou for your kind words, we are happy we could assist you with your stay. More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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60 reviews
23 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The motel has a great central location; and the room was clean,spacious and well appointed. The wifi actually works -- which was not always our experience elsewhere, There is also a complimentary breakfast, which is excellent. We had booked well ahead and, when we arrived, our hosts had already turned on the aircon to cool down the room. Our room... More 

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Thank John P
RustysMotel, Manager at Econo Lodge Rusty's, responded to this review

Great to hear your comments John P, they mean a lot to us, as you are a seasoned traveller. More 

Brisbane, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Although centrally located the rooms were far from clean or inviting and for the price there are many more motels that are far better value as I have found out being a regular traveller to the area. The motel is just old and run down with no care from the staff.

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Toowoomba, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

After a long drive north it was a great surpise to find such a welcoming package at Rusty's Motel. Amazing value. 3 of us styaed the night in a very clean, very comfortable room. The beds were very comfortable, the shower as hot and the place was clean. Dinner for the 3 of us in the adjoining Thai restaurant cost... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Older style motel in the CBD. We have an attached Thai restaurant and are within walking distance of many pubs and restaurants. A small shopping center is just 2 mins walk away with many shops and a post office. we are a five minute drive from the marina, east shores water park and Barney Point Beach. A fantastic central location offering late check outs and early check ins to all guests. Our large pool and BBQ area are a must for relaxing times. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Rusty's

Address: 167 Goondoon Street, Gladstone, Queensland 4680, Australia (Formerly Rusty's Motel)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gladstone
Price Range: $63 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Econo Lodge Rusty's 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Rusty Anchor Motor Hotel Gladstone
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