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Shakespeare Motel

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Wangaratta, Australia
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We spent two nights here and were more than happy with the standard and facilities of the motel. The room was spacious, clean, modern and quiet. The continental breakfast was adequate. Location was convenient as it was an easy walk to supermarkets and the CBD. The owner was very friendly and helpful. We certainly recommend this motel.

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1Thank Alis0n52
Linda B, Owner at Shakespeare Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to give some feedback and so glad you had an enjoyable stay with us.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The rooms are a very good size, nicely renovated, clean and comfortable. The restaurant offers a beautiful breakfast overall a good value place to spend the night, Car parking and wifi. available. Centrally located for walking to shops. Better with car

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Linda B, Owner at Shakespeare Motel, responded to this review

Hello, many thanks for your feedback so glad you had an enjoyable stay.

Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Clean and comfortable within the city reaches. This motel has a great bar and an excellent restaurant. The staff are very accommodating and stayed open for our group of 8 to have dinner on a Tuesday night. They have rooms which have a kitchenette with hot plates and microwave which is handy. Can highly recommend.

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Linda B, Owner at Shakespeare Motel, responded to this review

Hello, many thanks for taking the time to give us some feedback and very pleased that your stay with us was enjoyable.

Reviewed 26 July 2016

Very good experience, with helpful and curious staff. A pleasure to stay there. A restaurant and bar located in front with a pool along side. The staff prepared to help with the smallest detail in a timely manner. Thank you Linda for all you did.

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Linda B, Owner at Shakespeare Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou Leigh, my pleasure and am very happy you had a great stay with us.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 July 2016

After a long days drive it was a pleasure to arrive at the Shakespeare Motel. They have taken away the signs on an ageing motel and replace them with a nice look. Supported by a well presented restaurant there is no need to drive out for an evening meal. The room was clean and comfortable. The included breakfast is served...

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Linda B, Owner at Shakespeare Motel, responded to this review

Hello Grumpy!! You'll have to change your name to Happy Old Traveller!! So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we'll look forward to seeing you on the way back. Many thanks for taking the time to give some feedback.

Mount Samson, Australia
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Recently stayed for the second time at this motel. Reason - it ticks all the boxes! Room comfortable and clean and quiet, restaurant definitely worth going to and staff helpful and friendly - particularly the owner/ manager who could not have been more helpful. Definitely recommend.

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Linda B, Owner at Shakespeare Motel, responded to this review

Hi Elaine, many thanks for your feedback it is appreciated and very happy you enjoyed your stay. Look forward to seeing you again when you here in Mackay.

Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Remember the days when bare dark brick walls were the fad?Well, this motel will remind you why it's no longer a fad and how dark and claustrophobic it is. The rooms cater for people who don't mind sleeping in an air conditioned environment. The windows can be opened but there are no screens or fans. Nor privacy when you open...

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Linda B, Owner at Shakespeare Motel, responded to this review

Hello Simone yes we do have a few of the rooms with the internal brick that as yet haven't been renovated. 85% of our rooms are refurbished and rendered with a lovely light colour but upon your visit we were very busy and I didn't have many options of where to move you. The room you had booked was a...

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I stayed there during my recent brief visit to Mackay and was so pleased I did, the staff and manager are wonderful and friendly, the rooms are spacious,clean,and comfortable, you have a kettle/tea/coffee and mini fridge iron and ironing board, TV, extra pillows and blankets, air conditioner toiletries and plenty of off street parking, The continental breakfast was fantastic and...

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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

There are many motels in Mackay and the choice is wide, especially in low season. However one place stood out from the crowd and the Shakespeare offered us a fantastic overnight stay with friendly staff and lovely rooms. It's well worth spending a few extra dollars to stay in such a nice place. We arrived during a storm and the...

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Linda B, Owner at Shakespeare Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou Sophie it was a pleasure having you stay with us and we wish you the most wonderful holiday tripping around Australia.

Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Family stayed for a night while travelling from Cairns to Sunny Coast. Very clean and tidy accommodation for the family and very well priced. Friendly staff who seem to constantly clean. Quiet place and staff who ensure you are comfortable.

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Linda B, Manager at Shakespeare Motel, responded to this review

Hello Doug, many thanks for taking the time to give us some feedback on your stay. We appreciate your thoughts and are pleased you had a great visit with us.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quiet and centrally located, the Shakespeare Motel is an ideal choice for accommodation in Mackay. The Motel is 5 minutes from the CBD, with a modern restaurant and superior facilities. Service is our priority, and you'll find every staff member friendly and helpful, making you feel like you're at home away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shakespeare Motel

Address: 309 Shakespeare St, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Mackay
Price Range: $110 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shakespeare Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 37
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#5 Business Hotel in Mackay
#7 Luxury Hotel in Mackay
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