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Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean, tidy and very presentable. Loved the well labelled and ample supply of shampoo, conditioner, creams etc. Beautiful history aspect of the Motor in as photo and items displayed. Lovely and quite atmosphere. Only down side was no breakfast provided for Sunday morning.

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Georgie D, Owner at Colonial Motor Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I do apologise that no Cooked Breakfast was available that Sunday Morning- nothing better than Eggs Benedict smothered in Warm Hollandaise Sauce to start the day! Unfortunately I had a prior appointment that I had to attend, that meant leaving Monto at 6.30am, and I was unable to arrange another...

Bundaberg, Australia
Reviewed January 21, 2017

Accommodation is perfectly comfortable and the owner is very friendly and helpful. Make sure you arrive in time to order a steak at the restaurant. It is outstanding and the meat is is sourced locally.

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Georgie D, Front Office Manager at Colonial Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, glad you stay was comfortable and you enjoyed your stay with us.

Rockhampton, Australia
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Very clean and quiet motel style accomodation. Older style accomodation as you would think by the colonial name but my room had a reverse cycle air conditioner which kept the room cool. The rooms are set off the road for a very quiet nights sleep.

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Georgie D, Front Office Manager at Colonial Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank You for your review. Glad to hear your stay was a comfortable one and you enjoyed your stay with us, hope to see you again in the future.

Beerwah, Australia
Reviewed January 14, 2017

New owners Georgie and her Husband are turning this place around! Wonderful hosts who couldn't do enough for us (even adjusted the bed for us!). All of the rooms are currently being revamped and are very good value. Within walking distance of town but why would you? Lovely home cooked meals on site and a bar in the Old Colonial...

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Georgie D, Front Office Manager at Colonial Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for you'r review, glad you enjoyed your stay and looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed January 11, 2017

We stayed here just recently for work and had a very pleasant stay, staff were lovely, bed was comfy, restaurant was handy and the food was delicious! It was like a home cooked meal! We'll stay here again when we're out that way.

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Georgie D, Front Office Manager at Colonial Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Pleased to hear your stay with us was pleasurable.

Reviewed January 9, 2017

This was our third visit within 12 months. Each time we stay at The Colonial Motel we have enjoyed great hospitality, a clean and comfortable room at an affordable rate and some great meals. Georgia and Warren are so lovely and have a very high standard of customer service.

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Georgie D, Manager at Colonial Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Kym- its always a pleasure to see you and your family again! We look forward to your next visit.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Some years ago this was a very pleasant country motel to stay at. Subsequent changes in management saw the place go downhill to the stage where the restaurant and bar closed. I'm happy to report that new management has really improved the property. I hope they do well.

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Georgie D, Front Office Manager at Colonial Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. As the new owners we are working towards the future with the Motor Inn and pleased you are happy with the experience that you have had with us. Hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed November 8, 2016

Excellent hosts who have just taken over the management rights. Great rooms that are dated but furnished and decorated to modernise. Older style bathrooms but clean. Nice in house bistro that provides huge country style meals including a bar set up to take in the colonial ambience of the building and historical photos and artefacts on display. Would return again...

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Ashmore, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed October 2, 2016

This was our second visit to The Colonial Motel since Warren & Georgia have taken over. The rooms are clean & comfortable with new air conditioners. The bed was a bit lumpy and hopefully that will be the next thing they will upgrade. The food in the restaurant was excellent and good value. Service very good too.

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Georgie D, Owner at Colonial Motor Inn, responded to this review

It was lovely to see you again , it is a great feeling when we get return Guests-we know we are doing something right! As you know , the refurbishments are a work in progress , but you will be pleased to know New Mattresses have been sourced and are on their way ! Look forward to your next visit.

Buderim, Australia
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Excellent hospitality , value for money dinner(s) , good conversation with our hostess. Two blocks from the centre of Monto,however no highway noise. Comfortable in a word. Rooms being refurbished, clean & quiet.

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Georgie D, Owner at Colonial Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank You for your lovely review- we are so lucky to be set well back from Highway yet so close to the Township. Guests often comment on how quiet the location is. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Historic Monto Colonial Motor Inn is Under New Ownership! Georgie & Warren are thrilled to Welcome You to their Historic Motel & Restaurant. Upgrades to the property are well underway- including Free Wi-Fi to ALL Rooms, Breakfast is now available in either Restaurant or Rooms from 6.30am, and Dinner is available to In-House Guests from 5-7pm . Enjoy Delicious Country Style Home Cooked Meals from our new Menu including Slow Cooked Monto Beef Ribs,Crispy Skin Atlantic Salmon with Hollandaise,and Delicious Monto Rib Fillet Steaks with choices of Roast Vegies,Garden or Greek Salad. ALL MEALS $25. We look forward to meeting you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colonial Motor Inn

Address: 6 Thomson St, Monto, Queensland 4630, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Monto
Price Range: $95 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Colonial Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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“The restaurant may close early so make sure you ask about ordering when you book.”
 of 5 bubbles susanosullivan, Jan 21, 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a refurbished room if not allocated one.”
 of 5 bubbles AussiePool, Jan 14, 2017 | Read review
“Lower rooms easily accessible and quiet with parking outside door”
 of 5 bubbles 980maxc, Nov 8, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seems to be the same. There are 2 levels, and no lifts, so if you can't handle stairs, make sure you ask for lower level.”
 of 5 bubbles 764philld, May 26, 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles 216lesleyl, Nov 18, 2015 | Read review
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