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Colonial Palms Motor Inn

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our 2 nights here. The motel is older but refurbished, with clean comfortable rooms and beds, nice bath/shower, and a surprisingly good restaurant (we had dinner here one night and were glad we did. Also a lovely pool. There is a nice view from the main dining area and you can eat outside if you wish. We found...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its not worth the miney. There are better accommodations in airlie beach. Typical motel or motor inn. Every room has a parking place. The rooms are spacious with balcony but not very clean. Breakfast is available but really really basic. Staff not available or not very friendly or helpful We would clearly choose another locaton next time

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colonialpalms, Owner at Colonial Palms Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We rely on these to identify problems and thus improve our services to guests. Your comments don't provide much for us to work on. There are better properties in Airlie Beach, but you pay more for them. Our upstairs balconies are due for a repaint which is been done this week as it is schoolies...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly, quiet place. Rooms are big and modern, huge bed, decent bathroom. Pool just outside the deck. Staff are good and it's a really short walk to the town centre. We'll suited to couples. I'll go back again.

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colonialpalms, Owner at Colonial Palms Motor Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate your support and comments. As a family owned and operated motor inn we try very hard to improve our services to guests

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This older style motel is partially refurbished to a good standard. The motel still maintains it's original charm and character from bygone days which actually gives it a little more character. Accommodation costs and styles vary greatly in Airlie Beach but the position, cleanliness and friendliness of staff make it a good choice. Walking distance to town, marina, very comfortable...

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colonialpalms, Owner at Colonial Palms Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and they are appreciated. They help us identify issues and thus improve our services to our guests.

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Everything about this hotel is just superb. I have stayed here several times in the past few years and each stay was most enjoyable and relaxing. The hotel is family owned and managed to the highest standard. We always felt very welcome, management and staff just try to make your stay perfect in every aspect. Each room we stayed in...

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colonialpalms, Owner at Colonial Palms Motor Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate your support and comments. We try very hard to improve our services to guests

Long Beach, California
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Colonial Palms Motor Inn 4 days and 3 nights Airlie beach area for our honeymoon, we love the place and staff. They were friendly and helpful, I didn't want to leave. Our first night I didn't want to go out so we try dinner at the Inn, it was romantic evening over look the beach with candlelight...

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We appreciate your support and comments. We work very hard to always improve our services to our guests

Dalby
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely Perfect to enjoy an Airlie beach holiday excellent room new king size bed most comfortable mattress we've slept on very important to me as I have a bad back condition the views are incredible looking at the marina and closest location to ferry terminal to visit Hamilton Island and other islands literally across road from Motel beautiful tropical gardens...

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We appreciate your comments. Even positive comments provide encouragement to strive to continue to provide high standards of service

Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice and cozy motel. The rooms are spacious and well equipped. Two nice little pools. Very friendly owner and staff. They are also a booking agency and helped us find a boat that had seats available for a Whiehaven beach tour. It is situated out of the center of Airlie Beach , 2-3 minute drive.

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We appreciate your positive comments. It encourages us to continue to provide a high standard of service to our guests

Yatala
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner at this restaurant. It was intimate, cosy and we had a delicious meal. Very friendly staff and when we had finished our dinner one of the staff members drove us back to our Peppers resort which was up and across the road. Thank you so much Colonial Palms Motor Inn Airlie Beach.

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We appreciate your support. We try very hard to provide a level of service which we would like to receive when on hoildays

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A bit disappointed with our 5 night stay. Pictures on the internet looked better than the real thing. Location was lovely, a 10 minute walk into town where there are plenty of bars and restaurants. View from our room was beautiful overlooking the pool and harbour beyond. Breakfast was quite basic but adequate, again lovely views over the pool. Lovely...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
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Additional Information about Colonial Palms Motor Inn

Address: 2 Hermitage Dr, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Airlie Beach
Price Range: £77 - £94 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Airlie Beach
#3 Romantic Hotel in Airlie Beach
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“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
“No elevator to get to the top level (2nd level).”
 of 5 bubbles kayhillier, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
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