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Bowen Arrow Motel

18512 Bruce Highway, Bowen, Queensland 4805, Australia
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Ayr, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic friendly service. Efficient. Clean. Out of town so great for a quiet weekend away. Tea & coffee facilities great. No shortage of bathroom items. Great price. Will stay again for sure and will be telling everyone we know about this great place!

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Thank talikajay
Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This is a typical old style motel. Good for a stopover but I wouldn't stay longer. It is average motel style. The manager was very pleasant. The air con is effective. It was clean. The road is nearby but the traffic is low overnight (a few large articulated trucks)

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Thank John M
Queensland, Australia
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Have stayed here several times travelling between Cairns and places South. The rooms are large and clean, and refurbished, and a bit back from the road so it's quiet. Staff are friendly, and I had a nice midnight skinny-dip in the beautifully warm pool under the amazing stars!.

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1 Thank graeme797
Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Eventho it is directly located at the motorway, the Bowen Arrow Motel is a lovely and quite place to stay. The rooms are quite big, tidy and have a nice shared garden in the back. Wifi was unlimited but the reception within in the room was very poor. Since the temperatures wont drop below 20° C outside, one can easily... More 

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1 Thank Frank N
BowenArrowMotel, Manager at Bowen Arrow Motel, responded to this review

Hi Frank & Chris, We are so happy you enjoy your stay here at the Bowen Arrow Motel. Though we are very sorry about the Wi-Fi connection at the time of your stay, we are currently working on getting four more boosters right down the hallway so you will be able to sit inside your rooms and enjoy the fast... More 

Bundaberg, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Good position and friendly staff. Very basic however quite comfortable. Children enjoyed the Lorikeet feeding in the late afternoon. We all slept very well after a long day driving. Unfortunately I cannot comment on meals as we left very early before breakfast.

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1 Thank Mummygirl58
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Stayed here for just one night but staff were super friendly and very accommodating , unfortunately I didn't order any meals but should have done by looking at the reviews ! Very good value for money and location excellent , would highly recommend loved it here :) Donna

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

We arrived a little late in the evening, but the woman who talked to us was incredibly friendly and helpful. The room was very clean and the beds comfortable. The air conditioning/fans were a lifesaver and the shower was powerful and hot; great for a post-swim wash! We only stayed here one night and I really have no complaints.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

As a regular traveller between Brisbane to Cairns the Bowen Arrow would have to be the most comfortable sleepover until the next leg of a big drive the next day. The staff know their customer well particularly the ones who look like they need a restful night. They are welcoming, very pleasant and go out of their way to provide... More 

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6 Thank LizzyJitney
BowenArrowMotel, General Manager at Bowen Arrow Motel, responded to this review

WOW!!! To get a review like that is extremely humbling. My Husband and I have traveled in the past for work so we kind of know what it is like to be on the road all the time and to want to pull somewhere after a full days drive, you just want to be comfortable and not be stressed out... More 

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Delightful, homely room. Spotlessly clean. Watched a frog and birds in the garden at the rear. Delicious, very generous food delivered to the room. Of all the motels we've stayed in this is the 1 that stands out and I recommend without hesitation.

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3 Thank Jenny S
BowenArrowMotel, General Manager at Bowen Arrow Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Jenny for your review on the Bowen Arrow Motel. We also appreciate that you would recommend us to all who ask about where to stay in Bowen, We love to hear when our guests have enjoyed their stay with us, whether it be an over night or week long stay. Look forward to see you again Erika &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013 via mobile

We have had the same service etc as our last trip which has reinforced my comments from last year. The rooms are good value for the price and are clean and comfortable. The meals delivered to your room are excellent. Right now most of central and southern Queensland are isolated from ex tropical cyclone Oswald with most places shut down... More 

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1 Thank trackker
BowenArrowMotel, Manager at Bowen Arrow Motel, responded to this review

Hi Trackker, Would like to thank you for your kind words twice over, as we have only taken over the motel last May and have never run one before. We have also traveled a bit for work in the past and i guess that has given us the drive and respect towards any guests that stay here at our motel... More 

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