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Windmill Motel & Reception Centre

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time I've stayed here for the night while driving from Townsville to Brisbane and am satisfied with the overall stay. The room was clean, quiet and reasonably spacious. Reception service was friendly and helpful as expected. Probably wouldn't stay here if you were looking to get into the Mackay nightlife as the cbd is a little... More 

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Thank Damien H
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Dear Damien H, Thanks for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay. We really appreciate the feedback. We hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards Management More 

Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the hotel. Very convenient for what we needed. It was basic but it served our needs. The omelette was the most beautiful one I have ever seen. And the people who worked here were amazing and very helpful.

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Thank Katy M
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Dear Katy M, Thank you for your review. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and I will certainly pass on your positive comments re: your omelette to Chef! Kind Regards, James General Manager More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found the room was very clean and bed comfortable. The amenities for our event and the catering was ideal for our needs. We had a great BBQ buffet provided, conference room facility and most important, undercover car parking. Used the Cafe style eatery and bar to also provide a good service. But a little slow. We would stay again.

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Thank AuntyMim
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Dear AuntyMim, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. I was delighted to see you enjoyed your stay with us and will certainly share your feedback with the rest of the team. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Kind Regards, Management More 

Camden, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

We recently stayed 3 nights at the Windmill motel for work. The rooms were older but very clean, comfortable and cosy. The bed was comfortable and the bathroom and shower were a good size. The staff both in the morel reception and the restaurant were super friendly and the whole place had a "family feel' about it. The food was... More 

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Thank gatremma
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Dear gatremma, Thank you for your kind words regarding your recent stay with us. We understand when travelling how important it is nice to stay somewhere where you feel welcome and comfortable and I was so pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay. I certainly hope in the future we might get a chance to welcome you back! Kind... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Very clean, comfortable stay at the Windmill Motel. The staff were very friendly and helpful and provided exceptional service. Good location, convenient to the main road but far enough away to be quiet. Lovely setting beside the waterway which is nice for a walk. Convenient, undercover parking directly outside. Our room was spotlessly clean and had all the amenities we... More 

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Dear 259HappyTraveller, Thank you for your feedback from your recent stay with us, Our staff will be delighted with your feedback! Kind Regards, Management More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the windmill for a friends wedding and loved the place. We had a 2 bedroom apartment which was quite large and perfect for our family. All the staff were friendly and the managers were easy to talk to and if there was anything wrong would fix the problem (like our air con that was leaking the first... More 

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Rockhampton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

The room was very nice, clean, tidy, spacious and we'll appointed. Staff were friendly and courteous. The restaurant was very nicely set out and pleasant with an outdoor dining area at the front with a nice water feature/ fountain and gardens. The meals were very nice and fresh. Unfortunately the room only had one small window and the veranda area... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our stay, very friendly staff which is always great to see. We were pleasantly surprised to have a complimentary room upgrade which had a bed configuration which suited our teenage children better. The motel is near some big department stores such as Harvey Norman, Super A Mart etc.

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Thank Queenslander2013
Noosa, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

My wife and I have stayed in many motels in the past few weeks and would have to rank the Windmill Motel as the best. Our room was spacious, light, clean, well appointed and quiet. The bed and pillows were very comfortable and linens of excellent quality. The bathroom included a large bath. We overlooked the lake and lawn from... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Company booked me into this place and now I have advised them never again. All i wanted to do is go to my room and then to the restuarant for a quite drink and nice meal. The older barman couldn't get my order right when ordering a simple drink. Sat a quite table looking into the kitchen saw a cockroach... More 

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WindmillMotel, Manager at Windmill Motel & Reception Centre, responded to this review

We appreciate your feed back Rochelle , however, prior to your stay with us our establishment had been fumigated & treated by a licensed Pest controller to comply with the high standards we offer. Strangely enough we can not seem to find your name and your stay with us in the previous 6 months. We hope this review is genuine... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Windmill Motel and Reception Centre is located 1.7 km (1 mi) from Mount Pleasant Shopping Centre and 3.7 km (2.3 mi) from Jubilee Park. Highlights at this motel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free self parking. All 63 rooms feature free WiFi, Foxtel and Tea & Coffee making facilities. The Windmill Motel is in a perfect location for those who enjoy keeping fit with many running tracks located around the Gooseponds at the back of the property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Windmill Motel & Reception Centre

Address: 5 Highway Plaza | Bruce Highway, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Mackay
Price Range: $72 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Windmill Motel & Reception Centre 4*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
Best Western Mackay
Mackay Best Western
Hotel Style:
#15 Luxury Hotel in Mackay
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