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Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great customer service from Derek. Unit back of motel. Limited road noise.Room very spacious, bed comfortable. Serviced daily.Very clean. Undercover parking was at the door. Restaurant at motel caters for breakfast and dinner. Would recommend.

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Derek knows what he's doing. He's the go to man for anything. All rooms I have ever stayed at have been regularly serviced and maintained. All food inc breakfast dinner is supplied on site I have no hesitations to recommend Derek and Great eastern Motor Inn to anyone. Best place I have stayed at in Gympie by far. It's like...

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Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

Travelling through and had a look at a couple of other motels and decided on this one. We got a unit at the very back of the motel upstairs. Very comfortable and far enough away from the road. Limited road noise. Remodelled bathroom. Management very obliging. The only thing i could pick on was someone had cut their toenails and...

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed December 27, 2016

I've stayed here a couple of times before without any concerns, however this time we had so many problems. This started with a man at reception who gave the impression that we were very much an inconvenience to him. Our two rooms were adjacent to each other as requested and undercover parking was at the door. Our first night we...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed November 24, 2016

After being quoted ridiculous amounts for two (2) other motels in Gympie, we stumbled upon the Great Eastern. What a find. Derek (host) could not have been more welcoming. Got us checked in for, what we thought was, a very reasonable nightly rate. The room was was basic, but very clean. The bathroom / toilet (separate) has recently been refurbished...

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Canberra
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Accommodation was booked by the office; it's not a resort destination and it's on the highway (easy to find) but there is traffic noise; rooms are ok. It's the hospitality of the owners that stands out, I'd stop there again.

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Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 9, 2016

We have stayed at this motel 3 times in the last month while looking at property in the area. We have returned to the Great Eastern Motor Inn because of the excellent service we have been given on each occasion. Our stays have been totally comfortable, relaxing and also fun. The rooms are superior. They are very clean and contemporary....

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Reviewed September 1, 2016

Been here a few times now and all around a great experience, try the meals highly recommended. I've been in a few different rooms so if you have 4 or more they can look after you. Looking forward to both staying and dining there again.

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Reviewed August 21, 2016

Beware..... These are very rude people that will charge you for services that you never asked for..... Stay anywhere else.... There is a reasonably nice looking place up on the hill that is closer to town, go there...

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Derek C, Owner at Great Eastern Motor Inn, responded to this review

Your actions by accepting someone else’s breakfast were not only opportunistic but inconsiderate – shame on you Stephen!

Caloundra, Australia
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

On arrival the proprietor was very patronising, I object to being called 'love' at every opportunity. I had asked for the handicapped room as I was travelling with a 92 year old only to be told it was taken and the comment 'I can't please all the old women who come here'. Or words to that effect. I paid in...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Great Eastern Motor Inn

Address: 27-29 Geordie Rd, Gympie, Queensland 4570, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Gympie Region > Gympie
Price Range: $75 - $765 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Great Eastern Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Best Western Gympie
Gympie Best Western
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“Rooms at the back of motel are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 464debbieg, 5 days ago | Read review
“Best I ever stayed at in Gympie”
 of 5 bubbles 701bradys, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Whatever is available - only stayed one night so can't make informed recommendation”
 of 5 bubbles sandrarH1127BH, Nov 24, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have excellent amenities”
 of 5 bubbles 174rodneys, Jun 26, 2016 | Read review
“Room 22 is next to the highway; room around 7 are more remote & strongly suggested.”
 of 5 bubbles smpja, Jun 11, 2016 | Read review
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