After looking at trip advisor my husband and I really were not keen to stay here however as anyone who comes to Mackay without a prior reservation will realise getting a room is very hard. Due to it being a mining town everything gets booked up in advance and at ridiculous prices. So after driving round town we needed here as a last resort. Walking into reception I almost left and wanted to sleep in the car as coupled with the dodgy reviews there was an awful smell. In hindsight it may have been the owners cat or some bad cleaning fluid. I dreaded going into our room however I opened it and was thrilled. Not only did it smell nice and clean it was spotlessly clean. It looked recently refurbished in the main bedroom/living area, had a flat screen tv and was everything we needed for a short stay. The bed was very comfy and other guests quiet. We had just moved to the town for work and ended up staying another two nights on top which we certainly wouldn't have done of this place hadn't been just fine. The shower was a bit small and yes some rooms are facing the main toad so could be noisy with traffic however there are no loud bars or drunks like in other places in the CBD plus we live in big cities usually so aren't fussed by noise. The owners were friendly and at $95 is probably one of the more reasonably priced places in town. Just keep your prices down don't put them up! I would urge people not to judge this place on previous reviews which may have been pre renovations as we almost did.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The friendly staff at Mackay Motor Inn invite you to come and experience our clean comfortable accommodation. From the moment you check in you'll appreciate the warm and friendly welcome you receive.All 22 units are non smoking, ground level and have under cover car parking and provide a choice of either motel style or self contained.Conveniently located on the main entrance to Mackay from the South at 208 Nebo Road, the Mackay Motor Inn is within walking distance to the beautiful Mackay Regional Botanical Gardens with 4 km of attractive walks, a short distance from the Mackay Airport, Railway Station and Base Hospital and only minutes to the CBD.Facilities at the Motel include a large inground salt water pool area providing an oasis to relax and unwind at the end of a long drive or busy work day. ... more less
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