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Malanda Lodge

5 Merragallan Rd, Malanda, Queensland 4885 Australia
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Our rooms are well-appointed 3 1/2 Star quality with country style décor and quality amenities. The rooms sleep up to four. Malanda Lodge also has some inter-connecting rooms to cater for families and larger groups. Our 17 rooms overlook the lush tropical gardens and rolling green lawns. Relax on the patio and breath in the cool, fresh, clean country air. Our fully licensed restaurant seats 80 people in comfort and contains a giant rustic fireplace for those cool country evenings. Facilities and Services - Fully licensed Restaurant; Swimming pool with waterfall; creek with Platypus viewing; Conference facilities; Night bell and late check-ins; Guest Laundry; WiFi Internet Hotspot; We cater for Weddings, Birthdays, Special Occasions. Under new management and currently updating our décor and refurbishing our rooms.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Babysitting
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Non-smoking hotel
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Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Seating area
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Iron
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Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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3.0 of 5 stars
Languages Spoken
English
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supersally33 wrote a review Jan 2024
Maroochydore50 contributions28 helpful votes
A wonderful lodge/motel in beautiful Malanda. Excellent value. Very clean rooms- grounds immaculately cared for and a great pool. The complimentary breakfast is a fabulous bonus. I cant speak highly enough of the staff and the accommodation-and its so affordable too. Do yourself a favour- stay here!
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Paul E wrote a review Nov 2023
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Establishment up there with the best. Management is focused, property clean and looked after. and location is great. Wish I knew about this when working and constantly travelling. Will be returning as a base on atherton tablelands.
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Trip type: Travelled with family
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Frudels wrote a review Oct 2023
Townsville, Australia10 contributions2 helpful votes
How delightful. What a gorgeous location. Spotlessly clean and excellent service. The contentanial breakfast was a lovely unexpected extra. We will definitely stay here again. We can't recommend the Malanda Lodge highly enough.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: The price does not reflect the standard of accommodation. Outstanding value for money.
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Bridge W wrote a review Aug 2023
Adelaide, Australia4 contributions1 helpful vote
Two couples in our family had an overnight stay at Malanda Lodge and both were very impressed. The 2 rooms were very clean and modern and the bed was comfortable. The gardens were well maintained and the complimentary continental breakfast was very fresh and ample. The staff were very friendly too. We would definitely stay again here. 5 stars
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Date of stay: July 2023
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Karen wrote a review Aug 2023
Belmont, Australia29 contributions2 helpful votes
First longer stay in the Tablelands and so happy we found Malanda Lodge online booked directly to support local businesses and stop our $ going overseas and the place is lovely all ground floor rooms that have being tastefully upgraded price was great and included light breakfast staff very helpful and friendly highly recommend and we will definitely stay again when we return a couple of minutes drive from Malanda town centre
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Room Tip: Large grounds with good views from the rooms - lovely pool area and large restaurant open for...
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FollowFortuna wrote a review Dec 2022
Ipswich, Australia99 contributions14 helpful votes
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Oh my If you are ever in Malanda. What a hidden gem. The restaurant is called Pickle and Smoke This was one of the best smokehouses I have been to Such reasonable prices and so very picturesque. Thank off to Australia’s oldest running theatre to see Avatar Great movie, but once is enough for a lifetime Full, but emotionally exhausted!
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Date of stay: December 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Jenny T wrote a review Sept 2022
Charters Towers, Australia463 contributions93 helpful votes
We stayed one night only on our way through to the coast, and the room was very homy and comfortable. (The beds could use a little attention though) The decor was nice, lots of little touches that made it like home, and our patio looked out onto beautiful parklands and a creek. Staff were lovely. Parking easy, and easy to find. Out room (17) was so quiet except for the birdlife etc. A complimentary continental breakfast is offered, with toast, instant coffee, some fruit, cereal, but please be wary if you have dietary requirements to clarify what your needs are. Iy is easy to communicate with management. Will stay again.
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Room Tip: Family rooms are quite roomy
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growingold_never13 wrote a review Sept 2022
Melbourne, Australia134 contributions111 helpful votes
Malanda Lodge was almost through some upgrades when we stayed for 2 nights, so some valued-by- many features (like in house dining) were not available, that was not the slightest problem as we used their kitchenette facilities, which is how we like to travel other than for 'special nights'. Our room wsas great except for a bit of nise around dawn with those ever - present trucks, but we have experienced much worse. Also the entrance drive required a bit of concentration, but again no big deal. It was a great base for the rest of our Tablelands adventures before we headed south west to Undara Lava Tubes, after making max use of those wonderful little intelocking roads around Atherton, Milla Milla, Malanda, Yungaburra, Gillies and Palmerston Highways, Tinaburra, Herberton and Ravenshoe. 3 nearby windfarms, but none working. Do the locals still have some influence?? Lee was an excellent, friendly and helpful host, and the only other slight (very) downside was the somewhat less than excellent staircase up to our large, well furnished apartment. Would definitely recommend, and stay again. alan and barb
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Date of stay: August 2022
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Pilotgal1 wrote a review Aug 2022
Brisbane, Australia133 contributions27 helpful votes
I stayed with my family for a digital detox weekend. This lovely accomodation had all the right elements for a tablelands location. There was the beautiful fireplace in the restaurant and bar area, all surrounded with a beautiful pool and rainforest charm. The managers and staff do anything they can to help you be comfortable and welcome. The rooms are so nice and cosy for the cooler climate conditions. The shower was great, the room very clean, the modern warm brickwork gave a lovely country feel. The air conditioner worked fabulously, the patio was perfect and lovely. Security was excellent with screen doors and the front door. They had very well maintained carpet. I think I prefer this to hard floors. The tiny kitchenette was pleasing with a microwave and fridge and plenty of amenities. The beds were really comfy. This is one of the few gems left that offer a complimentary breakfast. It’s not a full fancy breakfast, as it is free. But they have a variety of breads, and spreads, adequate fruits, cereals, juice and basic hot drinks. This is lovely to kick start the day. I do not feel fancy food is needed when you get it free. The rooms rates are very good value in my opinion. I enjoyed the large grounds, as did many families! The pool is perfect. The restaurant was lovely and popular. There are BBQs right near the rooms. They even do “church” on a Sunday at 10.30 if you like fellowship. Do not expect high quality wifi. This is not the hotels fault. It’s the remote location.
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Date of stay: August 2022
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KatielouAustralia wrote a review June 2022
Hobart, Australia1734 contributions554 helpful votes
Great room with a view over the gardens. The rooms are above average size ( Room size 291 ft²) and were clean and comfortable. Facilities include an on-site restaurant, a licensed bar with reasonable prices, and a pool.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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AU$141 - AU$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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AustraliaQueenslandMalanda
NUMBER OF ROOMS
17
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Frequently Asked Questions about Malanda Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Malanda Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Malanda Falls (1.5 km), Bromfield Swamp (1.8 km), and Majestic Theatre Malanda (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Malanda Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Malanda Lodge?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Malanda Lodge?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Malanda Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Malanda Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Malanda Bakery, The Original Malanda Cafe, and Peeramon Hotel.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Malanda Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Malanda Lodge?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Is Malanda Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.