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Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

I have stayed here many times and after trying all motels in town, this one has the friendliest staff and most welcoming managers! The restaurant has been hit and miss over the times, and really depends on who is running it at the time. But overall if you're looking for somewhere to stay don't waste your money on the others!

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Thank Kingbean
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Reviewed 31 January 2015

Management had turned lights and aircon on prior to arriving with two cold night caps chilled in the fridge for us. When leaving the premises we enjoy a lovely conversation with her and her service was of the standard you would expect in a lovely heritage town, not to the poor standard that many mining towns display. Definitely hope to... More 

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Thank Pen87
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2015

The Drovers is a pleasant little stopover in Moranbah. It's clean, tidy and the staff are pleasant and obliging. it is also within walking distance to everywhere in Moranbah. I notice that some of the reviewers have been critical of the owner and have described her as rude. I did not find this to be the case, on the contrary,... More 

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Thank PedroJK
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

Stay here for business and for Moranbah in is a great place to stay. Bed was comfy and the owners very easy to deal with. Will stay again. Didn't eat there as went to the workers club. Book well in advance as it is a mining town and limited accommodation.

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Thank Steve H
Victoria Point, Australia
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Reviewed 20 June 2013

Anyone that has tried to obtain accommodation in a mining know all to well, that finding a room on short notice is hard. The Drovers rest turned out to be a better then expected motel. The room was large enough, but the TV was old and fitted with a digital set top box :( The rooms are serviced everyday, fresh... More 

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2 Thank Gt1962
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2013

I was a bit worried about the quality of rooms on offer however I shouldn't have worried. The room we were given at the back of the property were exceptionally clean and very well appointed. We were very comfortable and slept very well. The cooking facilities were good and overall I would highly recommend these rooms.

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4 Thank Danny L
Mackay, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 February 2013

Clean and tidy with friendly staff on check in and in the restaurant. Good food. Nice to see that even with mining tax etc included, that there was a motel in Moranbah that appeared to be concerned with the client. Will stay there again.

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1 Thank Robert P
Queensland
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Reviewed 25 January 2013

The locals have been talking about the food so last night we went for a meal, we shared Calamari mains for a starter, the size and quantity was perfect for two, lightly coated and cooked just to the point of a firm bite so not bad. We both had Steaks and the chef was asked to cook to mine to... More 

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Thank IslandHopperQLD
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2012

Do not try to stay to stay here Monday to Thursday, we arrived late on Thursday and had no problem getting a room. The meals in the restaurant were a bit pricey. The going rate is $200 a night, we were able to get it for $120, very quiet motel away from the highway.

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1 Thank Stephenj2
moranbah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2012

I think the reviews made me a bit sceptical, but my perception was changed straight away I was greeted with a smile and shown all the services on the premises and the food was fantastic and would highly recommend their gourmet Pizzas a must try in Moranbah

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Address: Belyando Avenue | Cnr Bacon Lane & Belyando Ave, Moranbah, Queensland 4744, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Moranbah
Number of rooms: 30
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