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Coral Sands Motel

44 MacAlister St, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place for its location and reasonable rates - just on outskirts of the City Heart!!! Only hundreds of metres from some of the best restaurants in Mackay - Sorbello's, Cactus Jacks, Hog's Breath, BURP & The Dispensary. Clean and liveable accommodation. Even got a free upgrade to a King Room. Staff were friendly. Will definitely stay again.

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Corner Brook, Canada
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85 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Excellent location. Comfortable room. Tricky parking. Quiet Lots hot water. Shower door tricky with bathroom door Comfortable bed. Air conditioning not very effecient. Room was quite humid Staff amenable. Pool looked good though we didn't have time to use

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Auckland, New Zealand
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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Clean and comfortable accommodation. Room / bathroom has been renovated. Close to shops / shopping centre, fast food, cafes and sit down dining, yet in a quiet location, so peaceful night's sleep. Friendly and helpful staff.

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Mackay, Australia
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53 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

I stayed here after Friday night drinks with some colleagues. The location is very convenient as I could safely walk back to my room at the end of the evening. My room was at the rear of the motel and was very quiet. The room was spotless too, which is a huge plus! The bed was too firm for my... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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54 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Owners were very nice and the unit was quiet hence a good nights sleep. Although room was very clean it did seem a little dated compared to other motels we stay in with a comparable price. Air conditioner was noisy and in hindsight we should have as for another room because of this. Overall though would stay here again.

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Newcastle, Australia
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68 reviews
27 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The room was clean, spacious, and obviously recently renovated. The air con unit however was very noisy - to the point that I was not able to leave it on during the night as it kept me awake. The only problem was there were no screens on the windows so did not feel comfortable leaving them open. Luckily it was... More 

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Gold Coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

Accommodation in Mackay is so expensive so to find a room for $125 that is half descent is good. I stayed in a budget room. It is a very old hotel but the rooms have been semi renovated a while ago. The first thing I noticed when I entered the room was the musty smell so I opened the windows.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013 via mobile

There have been some poor reviews; I don' t know why. This will not be one of them,Nothing wrong with this motel... Very clean and tidy, pleasant receptionists. In town so easy to walk to restaurants etc. more than adequate for a business stop over for a day or two. It's easy to winge but I have stayed in some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Shocked to see negative reviews. I found the motel very comfortable which was very close to Mackay CBD. The customer services was top quality and very accommodating. It has everything needed from foxtell to washing machines. I ordered breakfast and experienced the best scrambled eggs I've tasted in many years. Thanks guys until next time, David

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Townsville, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I am writing this review in response to the reviews posted on this website. I am the owner of The Coral Sands Motel and always utilise tripadvisor for my personal travel advice. Having said that I believe I should be able to defend my property against some of the negative comments it has received. It is an older motel that... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Coral Sands Motel

Address: 44 MacAlister St, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Mackay
Price Range: $73 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Coral Sands Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 47
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