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Shakespeare Motel

#10 of 33 Hotels in Mackay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very good experience, with helpful and curious staff. A pleasure to stay there. A restaurant and bar located in front with a pool along side. The staff prepared to help with the smallest detail in a timely manner. Thank you Linda for all you did.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After a long days drive it was a pleasure to arrive at the Shakespeare Motel. They have taken away the signs on an ageing motel and replace them with a nice look. Supported by a well presented restaurant there is no need to drive out for an evening meal. The room was clean and comfortable. The included breakfast is served... More 

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Thank Grumpy_Old_Traveler
Linda B, Owner at Shakespeare Motel, responded to this review

Hello Grumpy!! You'll have to change your name to Happy Old Traveller!! So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we'll look forward to seeing you on the way back. Many thanks for taking the time to give some feedback. More 

Mount Samson, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently stayed for the second time at this motel. Reason - it ticks all the boxes! Room comfortable and clean and quiet, restaurant definitely worth going to and staff helpful and friendly - particularly the owner/ manager who could not have been more helpful. Definitely recommend.

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Thank Elaine L
Linda B, Owner at Shakespeare Motel, responded to this review

Hi Elaine, many thanks for your feedback it is appreciated and very happy you enjoyed your stay. Look forward to seeing you again when you here in Mackay. More 

Tweed Heads, Australia
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62 reviews
24 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Remember the days when bare dark brick walls were the fad?Well, this motel will remind you why it's no longer a fad and how dark and claustrophobic it is. The rooms cater for people who don't mind sleeping in an air conditioned environment. The windows can be opened but there are no screens or fans. Nor privacy when you open... More 

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1 Thank Simsam64
Linda B, Owner at Shakespeare Motel, responded to this review

Hello Simone yes we do have a few of the rooms with the internal brick that as yet haven't been renovated. 85% of our rooms are refurbished and rendered with a lovely light colour but upon your visit we were very busy and I didn't have many options of where to move you. The room you had booked was a... More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed there during my recent brief visit to Mackay and was so pleased I did, the staff and manager are wonderful and friendly, the rooms are spacious,clean,and comfortable, you have a kettle/tea/coffee and mini fridge iron and ironing board, TV, extra pillows and blankets, air conditioner toiletries and plenty of off street parking, The continental breakfast was fantastic and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

There are many motels in Mackay and the choice is wide, especially in low season. However one place stood out from the crowd and the Shakespeare offered us a fantastic overnight stay with friendly staff and lovely rooms. It's well worth spending a few extra dollars to stay in such a nice place. We arrived during a storm and the... More 

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Thank Sophiedolly
Linda B, Owner at Shakespeare Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou Sophie it was a pleasure having you stay with us and we wish you the most wonderful holiday tripping around Australia. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Family stayed for a night while travelling from Cairns to Sunny Coast. Very clean and tidy accommodation for the family and very well priced. Friendly staff who seem to constantly clean. Quiet place and staff who ensure you are comfortable.

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Thank Doug M
Linda B, Manager at Shakespeare Motel, responded to this review

Hello Doug, many thanks for taking the time to give us some feedback on your stay. We appreciate your thoughts and are pleased you had a great visit with us. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Comfortable room, good size, nice amenities and nice continental breakfast. Friendly staff. Quiet location - handy to the bowling club. Very happy with our stay for the weekend and recommended for anyone staying in Mackay.

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Thank KF2227
Linda B, Owner at Shakespeare Motel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feedback we appreciate your taking the time to do so and look forward to seeing you again if your this way again. More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This was an unexpected find on the far North Qld coast. On our way to Hamilton Island we stopped at the colonial city of Mackay and found this charming motel. As soon as we arrived the very helpful and friendly manager (Linda) made us so welcome. Our room was spotless with what looked like brand new fittings and decor. Perfect... More 

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Thank Wesley02
Linda B, Owner at Shakespeare Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou Wesley so pleased you had an enjoyable stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again when your in this region again. More 

Raleigh, Australia
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

We stayed here when travelling through. Tucked off the main road, my first impressions were.....this place is very well presented, tidy and friendly. The owner Linda was very warm and welcoming. Our room was sparkling clean, private and comfortable with all the modern features necessary for a memorable stay. We had dinner at the restaurant - amazing food- my sesame... More 

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Thank Jac Y
Linda B, Manager at Shakespeare Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words Jac and very happy you had an enjoyable stay with us. We are very lucky we have such a great team in our restaurant to make your experience even better!! Look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Mackay. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quiet and centrally located, the Shakespeare Motel is an ideal choice for accommodation in Mackay. The Motel is 5 minutes from the CBD, with a modern restaurant and superior facilities. Service is our priority, and you'll find every staff member friendly and helpful, making you feel like you're at home away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shakespeare Motel

Address: 309 Shakespeare Street, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Mackay
Price Range: $84 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shakespeare Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 37
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