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Tomakin, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice and comfortable and centrally located. Manager was helpful and friendly. The room was well equipped. The bed was quite comfortable. The bathroom was quite large and modern. Very happy to stay here again. Ticks all the boxes for an overnight stopover.

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room basic, definitely not 5 star, to top of the evening air conditioner did not work, Very unpleasant night. The motel location is off the highway and is in walking distance to club and Chinese restaurant.

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Thank kasashley
Mandarin2447, Manager at Mandarin Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to comment. We're very sorry to hear about the issue with the air-conditioning. We are taking necessary actions to improve our air conditioning system, and will strive to provide effective facilities for our 4 star motel. Please let the management know if you have any issues in the future. We hope you come by...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A hotel that promotes themselves as 5 star however feels more like a 3 star. The rooms are big, very basic ; TV , small fridge , kettle , couch , desk and tea (crappy Home brand tea) . Bathrooms decent size and nice showers . The beds are comfortable and the air con and fan are great ! BUT...

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Mandarin2447, General Manager at Mandarin Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much Nicole Brennanman for taking the time to review us. Indeed, we do take care to provide proper ventilation via good air con and fans for our four star motel. During your stay here, I gave you two keys, one to enter your room, another to power the electricity in your room. You can keep the key...

Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Great location, right off the highway and halfway between Sunshine Coast and Wollongong. Price was reasonable and the room sizes were good for a family. Tables in rooms good for take away dinner, or pubs, ex-services and restaurants are a short walk away. Would stay again.

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Marianne R, Guest Relations Manager at Mandarin Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. We are indeed around halfway between Sydney and Brisbane (or surrounds). We do take pride in both the size and the cleanliness of our rooms. The Mandarin is within walking distance of all the eateries in town, and a short drive to many attractions. We hope to see you...

Australia
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

The Best Western Motel is away from the highway and the ideal place to break our journey on our way up north, some 400+ KLM's from Sydneys Northern suburbs. The motel room was spacious, modern and ultra clean. We stayed there again on our way home and would highly recommend it. Their website gives a good idea of the motel....

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Marianne R, Guest Relations Manager at Mandarin Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review Ron. We are actually a Golden Chain Motel, but are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that you felt comfortable enough to return. We look forward to your next visit.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is a nice clean motel with professional & friendly staff. Its located off the main highway so not noisy at all & is walking distance to pubs & clubs plus some good cafes during the daytime. We stayed 2 nights & really couldn't fault anything, the family room we had was a good size & the milk & biscuits...

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Marianne R, Guest Relations Manager at Mandarin Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We do pride ourselves on the cleanliness of the motel and pass comments on to our hard-working housekeepers. We are very pleased that you were welcomed warmly and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 12 January 2017

Always been impressed when staying at this property. Meiling and Jason are keeping up the tradition of excellent service.Two great places to eat within walking distance Macksville Chinese (closed Mondays) and RSL with specials (except Mondays). Nice easy drive to Sydney the next day

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Marianne R, Guest Relations Manager at Mandarin Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. We always look forward to your visits. The entire staff is happy that Meiling and Jason are continuing the legacy that has been ongoing for the last ten years. We also love Macksville Chinese along with the RSL. The Nambucca Hotel does good, cheap meals and you can also...

Charlestown, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Just off the highway we found a beautifully kept motel - clean and spacious. Friendly staff who couldn't do enough for us. Breakfast was lovely prior to heading off for the day too. If you are heading to Brisbane from Sydney (or the other way) this is certainly a great place to stop. There are several places to eat at...

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Marianne R, Guest Relations Manager at Mandarin Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we do take great pride in the cleanliness and friendliness of our little motel. We are very happy that you also enjoyed our country breakfast and we look forward to seeing you again soon xxx

Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Well located close to highway but not noisy. Short walk to town shops and river front. Excellent customer service. Comfortable and clean beds and bathroom. Blockout curtains are great. Unfortunately, bathroom and toilet doors were squeeky. Aircon is limited to 21 degrees which is ok for main room but too hot for kids' daytime naps in second bedroom in family...

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Marianne R, Guest Relations Manager at Mandarin Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are glad that you found our beds comfortable and enjoyed the short walk to our town centre. Did you happen to mention that there were doors that squeeked? Management would have taken care of that immediately. The Aircon is limited to industry standards, I'm surprised that other motels have it cooler than...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

On our way up to Queensland we booked a room in this Motel. Clean and well organized and also easy accessible with just 200 metres off the M1. Good size room with all the necessary need for a comfortable stay. You can also have the breakfast with some extra payment.

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Marianne R, Guest Relations Manager at Mandarin Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we are very glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again soon. :

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Mandarin Motel

Address: 24 Princess St, Macksville, New South Wales 2447, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Macksville
Price Range: £84 - £99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mandarin Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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