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Blue Shades Motel

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Hue, Vietnam
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We happened upon the Blue Shades on our way from Brisbane to Rockhampton to visit family. Reception was well-organised and the staff very informative and helpful. Thanks Genevieve for telling us about the Heritage District and Port area. We need another day and will certainly be back. Our Standard Room 5 was perfect- clean and comfy, and we had the... More 

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Thank NarnC
Genevieve K, Owner at Blue Shades Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Narn for your kind Review Yes we have a great City here in Maryborough, and at the Blue Shades we do not like to let our visitors miss out on seeing whats here And yes ,I love Room 5 too ! We look forward to your return More 

Gosford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We Stayed here in Maryborough on an over nite business trip, great clean comfortable hotel and in a good location. Jen the owner was lovely and accommodating. The rooms are spacious and quiet. Definitely worth your time and money when I'm town. Check out their new website for pics and info.

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Thank Skye84
Bernie681, Owner at Blue Shades Motel, responded to this review

Hey Skye Thank you so very much for taking the time to tell everyone that you were happy with your stay here at Blue Shades Yes the best part of our work here is hearing that our guests appreciate what we all do. Looking forward to seeing you next time around Genevieve, Harry,Nicole and Sastie More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

If anyone is staying Maryborough i highly recommend you avoid this hotel at all costs. A rude and drunk owner threw abuse at the 5 of us staying there. Tried to order room service for 5 men got abused because it was too late although the restaurant was still open and had many patrons. After the initial trouble of ordering... More 

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Thank Joel M
Genevieve K, Manager at Blue Shades Motel, responded to this review

Hello Joel Thank you for your interesting review .We have made a change on it's account. A Few Facts for you Joel My husband Basil is a Teetotler - a complete non drinker , he is in his seventies, has peripheral and night vision problems, and when he stumbled and dropped a meal, he was delivering food orders into your... More 

Rockhampton, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

very close to town and food establishments .exceptional tidy comfy room with microvave and complimentary tea and coffee realy had an enjoyable overnite stay and the service was second to none they went above and beyond to make sure we had everything we needed and wanted also they had full undercover parking for our showcar

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Thank peterceola
Genevieve K, Manager at Blue Shades Motel, responded to this review

Hello Peter Thanks for going to the trouble to write this We were so proud to have your Show Car on display . What a beauty Yes its important to us here that our guests have everything they need during their stay Look forward to seeing you and that great car next time More 

Rockhampton, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

The room was spacious and very clean.Genevieve was more than helpful with our stay and we will be staying there again in the future.Plenty of undercover parking and security cameras made our stay easier. The motel is quiet and close to food shops.

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Thank speedygal65
Genevieve K, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Shades Motel, responded to this review

Oh thanks Speedy Gal for taking the time to tell us how much you appreciated our motel,and all of its features Look forward to seeing you the next time around More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended. The most friendliest staff and management. Especially the manager Genevieve, she bent over backwards to accommodate our early book In . Very friendly and welcoming. Clean, tidy, with all amenities that we needed. Well done Blue shades. Will be recommending to everyone and will be back soon.. Cheers Layton

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1 Thank Lay74thompson
Genevieve K, Owner at Blue Shades Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Layton for your generous feedback. You all certainly had a bit of fun that weekend. Your crew were great Book early for a pool room next year, as they sleep up to seven ! Maybe we will even see you before then More 

Brisbane, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Stayed her for 2 nights whilst running a course in there conference room. Clean and does the job. good priced facility to run a short course and stay at the same time. The price reflects the standard. Does the job if you need nothing flash. Close to the CBD.

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Thank Cosie C
Genevieve K, Front Office Manager at Blue Shades Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback Cosie, We have two Conference Rooms here at the Blue Shades. Our main fully equipped Conference Room, on Ferry Lane, at the rear of the complex seats up to 55 people, but was booked for the days you required. Your small group used the former Dining Room at the front of the Motel, near the main... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

I picked my friend up from the airport in Brisbane to travel to Gladstone with the intention of staying overnight in Maryborough. I got a phone call at 8pm asking whether I was still checking in and when I advised I wouldn't be arriving until 11 I got 'well a phone call would have been nice.' I advised his opening... More 

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Thank Paula H
Genevieve K, Front Office Manager at Blue Shades Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your most valuable feedback Paula I apologise unreservedly to you for the way that I managed your late check in last Friday night. In the future, on the rare occasions that I leave my post,I will more clearly brief any one who is filling in for me, regarding our often used, and very successful, late check in... More 

Sydney, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

I have only stayed once but I have to say the room was clean and the check in was seamless. The staff are great and are happy to advise what is available in the local area. This is a well run establishment and it is a credit to the owner/manager.

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1 Thank Greg G
Genevieve K, Front Office Manager at Blue Shades Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your generous comment Greg. Blue Shades staff very much appreciate the acknowledgement of what we do, and are greatly encouraged by your feedback. We all love the City of Maryborough, and are very pleased to share what we know with our guests We look forward to seeing you on your next trip through More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

We booked Blue Shades very last minute (4 hrs notice!) for an overnight stopover and arrived very late at night. Bernie was extremely helpful, accommodating and friendly. He gave us a very reasonable room rate and even found us a larger room to accommodate our 9 month old baby's cot. We received a follow-up call before we arrived, with more... More 

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1 Thank LeahSNERL
Genevieve K, Front Office Manager at Blue Shades Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Leah I really think that we must be in the right business at Blue Shades, as the things that you have mentioned in your Review ,are the things that come naturally to us here. Your comments gave us all a buzz, and we thank you so much for taking the time to write your Review, and look forward to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue Shades Motel has 35 rooms ranging from Standard to Executive. We offer 4 star rated rooms. The motel is on the southern side of Maryborough on the main approach into the city and only 300 metres to the majestic Mary River. There are 7 family rooms to choose from sleeping 4-7. Dining options are available 7 days a week and breakfasts can be served to your room. We are a family owned business and take supreme pride on providing our guests with a wonderful experience. We would love to have you stay over at our place, your home away from home. Come and see what makes us special! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Shades Motel

Address: 35 Ferry St, Maryborough, Queensland 4650, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Maryborough
Price Range: $89 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Blue Shades Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Maryborough Comfort Inn
Comfort Inn Maryborough
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