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Townsville, Australia
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87 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Returning north we stayed at the Alara Motor Inn in Mackay. The rooms were in very good condition and the bed very comfortable. A downside was the advertised free wi-fi was actually non-existant that was somewhat annoying. The breakfast was good quality and hot. A short walk back along Nebo road took you to shops and a new IGA store... More 

Thank morjoy
Brisbane Region, Australia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here twice in last 2 weeks during our road trip. It was spacious, modern, fresh and clean. The manager was very helpful and friendly. Easily accessible to the city but still quiet. I would definitely recommend.

Thank Wildoe15
1 review
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I stayed at this very clean quiet and well run motel two weeks ago. Kerrie the manager is welcoming and pleasant and happy to help. Undercover parking and large rooms a bonus. I would definitely return to this motel when next staying at Mackay. Highly recommended.

Thank Mark M
Townsville, Australia
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Stayed overnight on way home from down south. Comfortable room, convenient parking at front of room. Laundry also available for guests which was handy. Room service available. There is a restaurant but not open at this time. Wasn't aware of traffic noise even though on highway. Just a short walk to takeaway places. Will definitely stay here again.

Thank Matchooz
Port Macquarie, Australia
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148 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Nice modern units, probably recently renovated. Good parking at the door. Very comfortable with most things you would expect. Needed to use the guests laundry. Machines were big and efficient enough to take a big load. A little disappointed the restaurant was not open.

Thank HW08
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Very nice accommodation, room service provided, as well as a restaurant, just next door. The kids loved the pool, and my husband thought the minibar very very adequate. Would recommend to other travelers.

Thank Lynette236361
Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

The length of Nebo Road is full of motels and they all share the same problem. And that is? The Mackay Airport is only a stones throw away. So can you imagine, having breakfast and you hear and feel this big noise. You ask to yourself, " What was that?". Yes, planes taking off. We are in their flight path.... More 

Thank peterlyt
Greater Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Stayed for one night in September 2015. The room and bathroom were reasonably well furnished, clean, quiet and modern; not the cleanest but certainly better than the majority of motels out there. Free Wi-Fi was advertised however the service was extremely slow and prone to random disconnects. Reception was very friendly and welcoming and the beds very comfortable. Strongly disagree... More 

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Pacific Pines, Australia
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144 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

stopped in here overnight on our way back to the Gold Coast ...the room was nice and big and the room was clean smelling.. thought it was nice to have the shampoo conditioner and body lotion as well as other products in the dispensers instead of separate bottles....I was told to sign into the internet and given the password and... More 

Thank Mary M
Cairns, Australia
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68 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015

I've given a poor rating not because of the motel itself, but because of the service I received on check-out. We got in very late (as we were driving from Brisbane) and left the following morning around 9.30am. We had a good sleep and it was a good room, with everything you need to get a good night's rest on... More 

Thank Jodi S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Alara Motor Inn staff are dedicated to providing you with exceptional, friendly service ensuring you an enjoyable and comfortable stay. The Alara Motor Inn is a beautifully presented 4 star hotel, located 3 minutes drive from the heart of Mackay on the main thoroughfare of Nebo Road (Highway 1). There are 41 ground floor units at the Alara Motor Inn. Every room features a queen size bed and air conditioning, remote control 32" Plasma TV as well as cable television and secure broadband connection points.For your convenience each room has a hair dryer, iron and ironing board as well as tea and coffee making facilities, minibar and undercover, offstreet parking. For your comfort, all of our units are non-smoking.The onsite pool is available for guest use all year round. Our Restaurant is open Monday - Thursday evenings and Monday - Friday mornings. We have a charge back facility organised with another resort 300m down the road for meal service outside our restaurant opening hours. If you would like any information on different room types or facilities please don't hesitate to contact us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alara Motor Inn

Address: 52 Nebo Rd, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Mackay
Price Range: $93 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Alara Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 41
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“quiet and clean”
 of 5 bubbles T9668FMmarkm, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms towards the rear will be quieter since away from the highway.”
 of 5 bubbles HW08, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms closer to reception seem to have better Wi-Fi connectivity.”
 of 5 bubbles Nightwish3233, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Book directly with the motel for a better rate.”
 of 5 bubbles jodis978, 24 Jul 2015 | Read review
“A bit noisy at night .”
 of 5 bubbles GuyS269, 14 Jul 2015 | Read review
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