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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Basic motel, next door to Chinese restaurant. Breakfast was served to our rooms. And about the time we requested. (our groups 8 rooms all requested the same time) Basic fare. Rooms clean, owners very friendly and helpfull.

Thank Rocky T
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The owners at the Atherton Motel were very friendly and accommodating. Frankly, they are the highlight. The walls between rooms are very thin and noises (TV) can be heard. The bathroom floor was sticky. The bathroom basin hot water did not work - but the shower hot water did. There is only a soap dispenser that provides foam. There is...

Thank Lobstertastesogood
RobMonk, Manager at The Atherton Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The Atherton Motel. I can only apologize our Luxury Rooms were fully booked out during your stay with us. Clean, Quite and comfortable is what most reviews say about the Atherton Motel and we can only hope guest's will let us know any concerns so we can address them instantly or as...

Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I decided to visit friends on the Tablelands and we thought we'd have a night to ourselves. Of course we had to pick a weekend where most everywhere was booked out. And we are glad they were? I rang on a Friday and asked if they had any vacancies. Yes they did both normal rooms and deluxe...

1Thank Aussiekittikat
RobMonk, Manager at The Atherton Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review. After reading that i think i will check in there myself. A lot of time and effort went into the construction of our Luxury rooms and comments or reviews like this make the effort so much more rewarding. Thank you again, and we look forward to being able to look after you in...

Brandon, Australia
Reviewed 25 September 2016

If you want a lovely place to stay in Atherton, the Atherton motel is one of the best places I've stayed at, service from management is the best friendly people. Try there cooked meals you will not be disappointed. Rooms are clean and comfortable, bed nice and soft, Perfect, Keep up the great work guys. See you next visit.

Thank msalady2003
RobMonk, Manager at The Atherton Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Thanks so much for your kind words.

Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Atherton lived up to its reputation of being the cleanest and friendliest town in Northern Queensland when my husband was unexpectedly ended up in hospital there recently. I booked into the family-owned Atherton Motel for several days. The owners couldn't have been more kind and helpful, the room was quiet, clean and comfortable, it was reasonably-priced and the place was...

Thank Mark C
RobMonk, Manager at The Atherton Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you great review. It was our pleasure to look after you . Hope your husband has fully recovered and we look forward to seeing you again. Thanks again for your kind words.

Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 7 August 2016

The room is clean & comfortable for what you need. It's outdated & could use a re-design. The shower took a while for the hot water to come through. Had free wifi in the room but didn't end up using it. TV & fan worked well but didn't need to use the aircon. It has free parking outside your room.

Thank SophieCaruana
Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

A great spot to view the distant hills. Comfortable rooms with mini kitchenettes with microwave, fridge and sink. Neat and clean. Free wifi available, friendly hosts. Easy parking at back a site. Noise from road during day. Disappointed to find the advertised room service for meals not offered once I arrived. This was the main reason for booking.

Thank annwf2014
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We have stayed at the Atherton Motel several times and find this Motel very convenient and a quiet location. We have stayed in Rooms 17 or 18 and lovely rooms with large shower and comfortable bed. The managers are helpful and we enjoyed breakfast at the Motel.

Thank rpknight
Childers, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Stayed for one night. Rates very reasonable. Beds and pillows comfy and restful. There was an air conditioner and a wall bar-heater, but we needed neither. Very clean, plenty of Hot water for a good shower to wash off the weariness of a long day on the road. Rooms was very roomy We ate dinner at the Chinese restaurant right...

Thank Olwyn K
Byron Bay, Australia
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We booked online based on Trip Advisor reviews and stayed two nights. I highly recommend this hotel. Rob was very friendly and helpful with suggestions and directions as we were spending two days touring the amazing Atherton Tableland. The motel is clean and has all the extras like Foxtel, free wifi and daily room servicing (clean towels too) none of...

Thank Victoria S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Atherton Motel

Address: 102 Maunds Rd, Atherton, Queensland 4883, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Atherton
Price Range: £62 - £81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Atherton Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Preferably, a room with neither room either side of you occupied”
 of 5 bubbles Lobstertastesogood, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quiet and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles msalady2003, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“the motel runs parallel to the road (which is a good distance off - no road noise) so all would be the same.”
  • beautiful view
 of 5 bubbles olwynk2014, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms to the left when you drive in get less room traffic”
 of 5 bubbles PlatypusCairns, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“We stayed to the left when coming in Showers was hot and strong”
 of 5 bubbles YuwadeeS_13, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
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