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Jackaroo Motel

Certificate of Excellence
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the second we have stayed at the Jackeroo and would recommend to anyone staying in Mareeba, no matter how long your stay is the staff are very friendly and courteous. We went to Mareeba to visit my parents and brother and family.

Thank Sharon P
Rothwell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Originally booked in for 2 nights but stayed 5.All the staff were friendly and helpful, the room was enormous and spotless. We used the pool and BBQ, we were provided with a BBq basket, all we needed to provide was the meat. Visited the Information centre across the road which has a small museum and cafe, food was very good...

Thank scabbyrsoles
Serena S, Manager at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and that you chose to stay with us longer than anticipated. We try our best to ensure our customers get the best possible service and that our facilities are enjoyable. Look forward to having you stay with us again. Serena and Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago

From time of arrival to departure the services was excellent. Room was spacious and beds comfy. Advise given on great places to go to dine. Great place to stay to explore the area. Will be back to stay longer and appreciate the area

Thank madhome
Serena S, Manager at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

Together with our staff, we always try our best to offer the best advice and service to our customers. We are please you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return. Serena and Chris

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Mareeba for a week for work, we needed somewhere to stay that offered a bit of space and facilities to prepare some light meals. The room was big, the bed was comfortable, the shower was hot and the air con was cold (and quiet). There's a microwave and reception will happily provide you with plates and cutlery if you...

Thank Vandrhen
Serena S, Manager at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and your comments have been noted. Chris and I, as well as our Staff, always try our best to make our guests feel as comfortable as possible and providing great service. Looking forward to your stay with us again soon. Serena and Chris

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wasn't expecting much but what I found was a slightly above average room which was quite impressive, excellent furniture which wasn't expected. The staff were friendly locals who alone impressed me. Would stay here again

Thank Queenslander1998
Serena S, Manager at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you were pleasantly surprised - we love hearing these comments as we always strive for excellence. Look forward to you staying with us again. Serena and Chris

Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time visit. For the price the Jackaroo can't be faulted. Spotlessly clean, wonderful breakfast and excellent service. Even though I was able to use the iron, it was heavily damaged to the point water ran out the bottom, which could be very dangerous. Staff were thankful for being told and advised they would replace...and would have done so if...

Thank Oodi65
Serena S, Manager at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your wonderful feedback on your recent stay. We pride ourselves in providing the best facilities possible and would love to have you stay with us again. Serena and Chris

Woody Point, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bed was extremely comfortable. Large curtain covers the window completely, giving good privacy. Inside and outside lighting was very good (unlike some motels I have stayed in). Handy large bench, also had a microwave oven. Very comfortable and solid chairs (I've seen some real poor chairs in some motels). Water got very hot, very quick. Large room with beautiful...

Thank Frank4509
Serena S, Manager at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments and will certainly address the issues you had. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and felt comfortable with our facilities. We hope to see you again soon. Serena and Chris

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an urgent need, late at night, to accommodate 6 of us, and the owner answered the phone and put together a family room at very short notice. The room was clean and well setup, with quality bedding, and it was comfortable for us for 2 nights. The staff were very friendly and helpful, and their BBQ basket was...

Thank Sarah F
Serena S, Manager at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review. Our Staff, as well as Chris and I take pride in what we do and it is very reassuring to get such wonderful feedback. Very pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you stay with us again. Serena

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Have stayed here a few times and have never been let down. Very clean rooms, helpful and considerate people. I made use of their BBQ kit and was able to invite a few colleagues from the office I was visiting to join me for a BBQ near the pool.

Thank stigfinnaren
Serena S, Manager at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

We certainly appreciate great reviews and hearing you enjoy your stays with us is very reassuring. We look forward to your return. Chris and Serena

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Stayed in the upstairs 2 bedroom unit for 1 night. Quite large self-contained apartment with big living area, dining/kitchen and good bathroom with washer and dryer. Air-conditioning throughout. Simply furnished and clean with comfy beds. Nice pool with BBQ. Reception staff very friendly, onsite parking, across the road from the Mareeba markets. Short drive to main street shops.

Thank Rowena B
Serena S, Manager at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

Very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay in the self-contained unit. All our Staff take pride in our work and enjoy making our guests feel welcomed. Thank you and we hope to see you again some time. Chris and Serena

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Jackaroo Motel

Address: 340 Byrnes St, Mareeba, Queensland 4880, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Mareeba
Price Range: $144 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Some traffic noise so a room at the back will be quieter.”
Vandrhen, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I loved the room near the pool.”
shahidg2017, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“asked for quite room and got one at the back away from highway, room 19”
paulrG1381AE, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for quiet room as some are close to the road.”
daveysonthego, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get a room away from the main road.”
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