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Jackaroo Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a 2 day stop over and have nothing but praise for the attention and friendliness from the management and staff . Room was huge and well appointed . Good undercover parking for car and our box trailer .

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Dimbulah, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you need a room in a pinch like i was,it etiquette. Price was way over the top. $145 a night for Mareeba is to expensive. I got Mercure in Brisbane for $107. All modern and everything at your finger tips,walking distance to mall and all shops. $80 - $90 is etiquette for Mareeba. Everyone who asked me how much...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The managers/hosts made our stay such a very enjoyable experience. We were made to feel welcome and nothing was too much trouble. The rooms were tastefully decorated and they were the cleanest motel rooms I have ever stayed in and we have travelled extensively. Best of all the place just had a lovely friendly atmosphere.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We take pride in our Motel and together with our Staff, try our best to ensure everyone has a wonderful stay. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the future. Serena and Chris

Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't recommend the Jackaroo enough! Don't bother looking elsewhere, do yourself a favour and just book with the Jackaroo. I stay here constantly so I know. I don't have any negative comments. Easy access for your vehicle, rooms are spacious, beds are comfy, amenities are up to date, nice and clean!

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

Thank you James for your awesome review. Together with our staff, it is our aim to provide the best possible service to ensure our customers enjoy their stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Jackaroo for your next visit. Serena and Chris

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a weekend at this motel in may with a group of friends, the management went above and beyond to make us welcome and cater for our needs, the motel is super clean and has everything you could possibly need. If your travelling to Mareeba stay at the Jackaroo defiantly a 5 star review.

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Serena S, Owner at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

Hi Chris, Thank you for taking the time and sharing your experience on Tripadvisor, your comments are truly valued. We are a team and take our roles seriously and try everyday to provide the cleanliness and the personalized service all our guests deserve. We look forward to another opportunity to host you at our property and once again thank you...

Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful staff who were both helpful and genuinely pleased to assist. They gave us dinner recommendations and asked us about our stay to welcome us to the town. Rooms were pleasantly decorated and very clean.

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

Thank you Alyce for your wonderful review. We always strive to make our customers as comfortable as possible and look forward to having you return one day. Serena and Chris

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're on a Griswold's family type holiday this will suit perfectly....if a motel adventure isn't on your itinerary keep driving and give this place a miss. Everything is from the 80's including the lumpy pillows, ugly bed spreads and breakfast room service door. There are other clean places to stay a lot better value for money. Get me outa...

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

Thank you for your comments Suzy and we regret that you did not enjoy your stay with us. We welcome your feedback and always endeavor to do make our best to make our customers as comfortable as possible. We will note your comments. Take care. Serena and Chris

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Serena S, Owner at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

Hi Sharon, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your positive feedback. We hope to accommodate you again on your next stay visiting family in Mareeba. Best Regards Serena and Chris

Rothwell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2017

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...

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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 14 April 2017

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

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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

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $145 - $188 (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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