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Colonial Palms Motor Inn

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After arriving to a yacht that was dreadfully filthy & not serviceable, we needed somewhere to sleep for the night & were lucky enough to find this place. As we were quite late, we didn't expect to be able to get food, but the chef hadn't left & he offered us various dishes that he could easily cook despite the...

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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Food was great and the two gentleman who served us were outstanding! We sat outside and enjoyed the view and will be retiring before we head home.Glad it was within walking distance of our resort as our resort had no dinning options

Thank Abby S
Airlie Beach, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Fantastic to find a Quiet Air conditioned Restaurant , with really GOOD food stuck away in the corner of Airlie Beach . If you want to get away from the sidewalk noisy mainstreet ,this is the place to go. Service is friendly and prompt.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Had to check in at last minute due to a disastrous Airbnb stay nearby. Staff were so helpful and nothing was too much trouble. We stayed 5 nights in a really comfortable ground floor room. Hotel really close to all amenities. Breakfast included and perfectly adequate. Thank you to John and all his staff.

Thank d0nmcfarlane
Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is a 2-storey motel property. We stayed on the ground floor with nice little balcony overlooking the pool and some water/port views. It's about a 10 min. walk to the main shopping strip (with Woolworths and bottle shop plus restaurants). The rooms aren't perfectly insulated, so there is some neighbourly noise. The breakfast was a nice inclusion and was...

2Thank alisonmoscrop
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The staff at the hotel were very friendly and helpful - to the extent of looking after our luggage while we did a 3-day sailing trip from Airlie before we had even checked in. When we did check in the person on reception gladly called the airport transit company and arranged for the bus to pick us up outside the...

2Thank mmmikemoran
New York City, New York
Reviewed 16 January 2017

If you're desperate to stay walking distance to the port, this place is fairly close without breaking the bank. The staff was very nice and helpful. But my single room was a bit creepy. The bathroom was OK and things were fairly clean. I cannot pinpoint what it was, but something about the space felt "off." I didn't feel unsafe,...

Thank LAYLA1779
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We booked this hotel for its convenient location to the harbour as we were setting out early the following morning for our reef sleep adventure. What a lovely place, owner very friendly and really keen to give us advice on where to eat that evening. Allowed us to leave our car in the car park for the following night even...

1Thank Kevs_and_Deirdre
Kurten, Germany
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I enjoyed my stay at the Colonial Palms. Large, clean rooms with a balcony. The pool area was good too. The owner was very nice and helpful. I choose this place because it was very close to the Marina. It was easy to walk to the terminal to hop on board of the vessels.

1Thank 19Globetrotter76
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent in service, all promises and expectations met and very friendly! Walking (5-10min) to town center and beach. Free parking and free and fast wifi. Breakfast was included and continental only (no english breakfast)

Thank MHWFourie

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Colonial Palms Motor Inn

Address: 2 Hermitage Dr, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Airlie Beach
Price Range: $134 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Colonial Palms Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Best Western Airlie Beach
Airlie Beach Best Western
Colonial Palms Motor Inn Airlie Beach/Whitsunday Islands, Australia
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Airlie Beach
#1 Family Hotel in Airlie Beach
#3 Romantic Hotel in Airlie Beach
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“rpoom 8 was good, but think they all are!”
BruceYork, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 26 was large and very quiet”
d0nmcfarlane, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you want direct access to pool areas upgrade, for the small price difference it's worth it.”
  • View from first floor standard room towards the port.
Gemdazo, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an upper level room for a better view.”
johnshelleyb, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any room should be great, all facing the bay.”
d_freddy_s, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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