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Reviewed yesterday NEW

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,...

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UK
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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...

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1Thank Kevs_and_Deirdre
Kurten, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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1Thank 19Globetrotter76
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago 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)

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1Thank MHWFourie
Brisbane
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rooms were clean and well decorated. Very comfortable beds. Lovely pool setting. Good continental breakfast included. Very helpful staff. The rooms overlook the pool and have views through the palms to the marina and Inlet. Walking distance to the main Airlie Beach street and lagoon (even for oldies who were in our group). Across the road from the port of...

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1Thank Tracey T
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a superior room for one night then left our luggage for one night whilst on a tour and returned to a standard room for a further 5 nights. The hotel is a few minutes walk from the port which is great for reef excursions and a short walk from the main town. Hotel offered a complimentary continental breakfast...

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Thank Gemdazo
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location, friendly staff, nice restaurant and a lovely big room. We were able to leave our bags, free of charge, for 2 days. This was above what was expected and we would recommend the hotel.The food in the restaurant was lovely and fresh.

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cannonvale
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a special occasion to celebrate so the choice of Colonial Palms was just the right one. Ambiance great, staff friendly and efficient, food excellent and we did appreciate the white cloth tablecloths - gave the restaurant that superior edge. Also the lack of loud music was also appreciated as we are of the generation which prefers to converse...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly hotel staff and warm reception. Room had a nice sea view and small balcony which was nice and includes a basic breakfast with bread and fruit. Located just 10 min walk for the centre of town. Enjoyed staying here and would recommend.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After one night in a dump found this little place, although not quite little. Rooms are a decent size with balconies, upper floor have better views. The bed was just right for me, I had six nights of good sleep. Bathrooms have been modernised and are roomy. Cleaning standards are good too. The motel also has two small outdoor swimming...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $125 - $156 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Airlie Beach
#3 Romantic Hotel in Airlie Beach
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“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.
 of 5 bubbles Gemdazo, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an upper level room for a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles johnshelleyb, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any room should be great, all facing the bay.”
 of 5 bubbles d_freddy_s, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No lift only stairs, to second level.”
 of 5 bubbles NickyB187, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“King size room is great”
 of 5 bubbles mareorourke, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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