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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is a fairly old motel but it has been very well maintained over the years and still presents very well. The on-site manageress (if we still have manageresses in 2016) couldn't be more friendly and helpful if her life depended on it, and the accommodation was so spotless and homely we extended our one night stay to three. If...

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We booked for 1 night but stayed for 3 as we liked it so much. Yvonne was a great asset for this motel. She was so helpful and always so cheerful. The motel is a bit dated but has been kept very well maintained and everything was spotless. The room was large, airy and had lots of natural sunlight. The...

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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We had a forced stop in Gladstone and the RACQ put us up in this motel overnight.What a lovely lady welcomed us,it was very late ,she couldn'tdo enough to make sure we were comfortable ,her name was Yvonne Williams,thank you Yvonne for your care as we had had a breakdown with our car in the dark.The motel sits right on...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 June 2015

We were there for a week in winter. Nice spacious room for 2 but it was disappointed to see that the aircon is working with a deafening noise, no face washes were supplied. There were cooking materials there, but no oven top. Did not worry us much because we have lunch and dinners at our relatives everyday...We had a room...

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Thank Adventurer547
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Situated on a steep rise in a patch of suburbia with pleasant views towards the sea and the mass of industry on which Gladstone survives. An old fashioned motel and if our studio room is reflective of the complex as a whole is overdue for a refurb. Nevertheless the room did contain a good size TV, microwave, toaster and hairdryer....

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Thank John_M255115
Queensland
Reviewed 9 June 2014

This motel recently changed its name to what probably will impress you on first instance the most, the harbour views. The motel is located off the main road on the hill which gives you a complete view of the harbour. This was my third visit. The look is very 80's but contains all the conveniences that you would expect from...

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2Thank ozziebloke
Hervey Bay
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Name now very appropriate. View whole harbour. Yvonne very friendly and helpful. Basic motel but has cooking facilities. Close to City and Yaralla Sports Club. High on the hill. Air con needs remote. Have to stand on chair to switch on/off.

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Thank Brian T
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2013

Family room was very spacious, clean and comfortable. Very quiet location but close to town and with a magnificent view. Staff were very obliging and friendly. Would definitely stay again and recommend.

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Thank Jenny320
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 21 June 2013

Why Not is an older style motel but the room I was in was basic but clean. As I was on a business trip and travelling by myself my appreciation goes to the new managers for looking after me and making my stay comfortable. Still some work to be done around the motel but the new management are friendly and...

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2Thank Sue S
Valley Heights, Australia
Reviewed 23 May 2011

The cab driver who took me from the airport wasn't sure where this motel was or familiar with the street name either! So you start to get the picture that it is not on the list of most popular stays... This motel is real old style - fibro look, tile floors, no internet, no restaurant, not big on faciities at...

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  • Pool
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Harbour View Motel

Address: 23 Coon St, Gladstone, Queensland 4680, Australia (Formerly Why-Not Motor Inn)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gladstone
Price Range: $79 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Harbour View Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms are basic ,but very clean.”
 of 5 bubbles zoeTownsville, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room on top of hill for best harbour view!”
 of 5 bubbles Adventurer547, 13 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Room 16 was fine, ground floor at the front.”
  • View of harbour from Motel
 of 5 bubbles Brianne163, 8 Apr 2014 | Read review
“great view from some of the rooms....beautiful sunrise!”
 of 5 bubbles 158sues158, 21 Jun 2013 | Read review
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