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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Very nice accommodation, room service provided, as well as a restaurant, just next door. The kids loved the pool, and my husband thought the minibar very very adequate. Would recommend to other travelers.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

The length of Nebo Road is full of motels and they all share the same problem. And that is? The Mackay Airport is only a stones throw away. So can you imagine, having breakfast and you hear and feel this big noise. You ask to yourself, " What was that?". Yes, planes taking off. We are in their flight path.... More 

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Thank peterlyt
Greater Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Stayed for one night in September 2015. The room and bathroom were reasonably well furnished, clean, quiet and modern; not the cleanest but certainly better than the majority of motels out there. Free Wi-Fi was advertised however the service was extremely slow and prone to random disconnects. Reception was very friendly and welcoming and the beds very comfortable. Strongly disagree... More 

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Pacific Pines, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

stopped in here overnight on our way back to the Gold Coast ...the room was nice and big and the room was clean smelling.. thought it was nice to have the shampoo conditioner and body lotion as well as other products in the dispensers instead of separate bottles....I was told to sign into the internet and given the password and... More 

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Thank Mary M
Cairns, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I've given a poor rating not because of the motel itself, but because of the service I received on check-out. We got in very late (as we were driving from Brisbane) and left the following morning around 9.30am. We had a good sleep and it was a good room, with everything you need to get a good night's rest on... More 

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Thank Jodi S
Dunedin, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We had a couple of nights here on a trip down the coast. The unit was tidy and recently modernised and comfortable. It is literally on the flight path for the planes coming into the airport, which start at about 6.00am and finish at about 10.30pm. The other issue was the workers that also stay here - nice people, but... More 

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Thank Kelvin L
Central Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Stayed here one night on our trip from Sydney to Cairns and back . Modern and comfortable with friendly staff . On the main road so make sure you get a room at the rear of the motel as the trucks at night are very noisy .

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Thank Guy S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Stayed three nights at the Alara Motor Inn at the end of april. The room was very spacious, comfortable bed , very clean rooms and lovely hot water. The staff were exceptionally friendly , helpful and polite. Would recommend this place to any traveller and would stay there again.

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Kent
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here recently on a road trip in Queensland. There was a microwave, a fridge which was stocked like a hotel mini bar and no sink. We had been used to these facilities at other motels to was dishes, store food etc and this was not so easy here. The hot water in the wash hand basin was almost boiling,... More 

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Moranbah, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Stayed for one night, travelled as family with two adults ad two teens. Stayed in family room with a seperate second bedroom, nice size. Nicely painted courtyard, aircon good, shower pressure not great but not a dribble either. Bed comfy, slept well. Only con was the man who served me, his customer service skills were so bad we were laughing... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Alara Motor Inn staff are dedicated to providing you with exceptional, friendly service ensuring you an enjoyable and comfortable stay. The Alara Motor Inn is a beautifully presented 4 star hotel, located 3 minutes drive from the heart of Mackay on the main thoroughfare of Nebo Road (Highway 1). There are 41 ground floor units at the Alara Motor Inn. Every room features a queen size bed and air conditioning, remote control 32" Plasma TV as well as cable television and secure broadband connection points.For your convenience each room has a hair dryer, iron and ironing board as well as tea and coffee making facilities, minibar and undercover, offstreet parking. For your comfort, all of our units are non-smoking.The onsite pool is available for guest use all year round. Our Restaurant is open Monday - Thursday evenings and Monday - Friday mornings. We have a charge back facility organised with another resort 300m down the road for meal service outside our restaurant opening hours. If you would like any information on different room types or facilities please don't hesitate to contact us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alara Motor Inn

Address: 52 Nebo Road, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Mackay
Price Range: $70 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Alara Motor Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 41
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Hotel Style:
#16 Luxury Hotel in Mackay
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