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Childers Gateway Motor Inn

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Cairns QLD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have stopped at this Childers location a couple of times in the past and did so recently. A little dated but clean and comfortable. The location was quiet ensuring a relaxing rest and sleep. The room was large and the motel seems to always be busy. Free Wifi and easy to connect. Reasonably priced and better than some more expensive...

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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Arrived late and was pleased to meet such accommodating people. Rooms clean, and neat. Because we were late arrivals, food was obtained from the Service Stn next door. Good and reasonable.All in all agreat stay and can recommend it

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France
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed in family room 18 which had 2 rooms, one with 2 singles and a tv andcthe other woth large bed tv table and chairs, fridge mircowave etc. Bed was extremely comfortable with extra pillows in waldrobe. Shower pressure not great but ok. Water was hot. Spacious room. We paid $157 for 5 of us including baby cot.

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Thank FranceTravellingTrio
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I stayed at the Gateway Motor Inn on 18 October during a "photo trek" around Central Queensland, and while it was just an overnight stay, I was more than impressed not just with the Motel itself, but also with the friendliness of the staff who were more than willing to suggest places of photographic interest in the area.

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Thank James H
Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I've stay in this room in a number of locations across Australia- familiar layout, furnishing, smell and bed. Check in was brisk and no information or smile was given. There were laminated pieces of paper everywhere throughout the room, If you want to know anything - read all the little notes - found out I could get a hairdryer -...

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Thank 2ctalking
GatewayMIChilders, Manager at Childers Gateway Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our motel. Im sorry that your check in experience wasnt the best, we did have a new relief manager working and she may have been nervous and still getting used to everything. She is usually very friendly! In regards to the laminated pieces of paper, we have 3 extra notices in the...

Tweed Heads, Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2016

the motel was very clean the managers were friendly n helpful especially helpful with towels for my grandson in the clean pool , their breakfast was fresh n amazing large meal we have stayed there before have great family rooms the managers go out of their way as far as helpful n polite ... have reccommened it n we will...

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Thank janeamanda2016
GatewayMIChilders, Manager at Childers Gateway Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We try our best to meet our guests expectations and provide the best service and facilities that we can. The family rooms are one of our best assets with 2 bedrooms, we are glad that you were happy with them. We hope to see you again.

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed for an overnight visit on the way up the Qld coast. A perfect location for a small family with the queen bed and single bed combo. We had a porta cot which still left us plenty of room. Room had air con, separate bathroom, microwave tea and coffee facilities and the motel has smartly converted a car park into...

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GatewayMIChilders, Manager at Childers Gateway Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our motel. We are so happy that you liked staying with us. We enjoy having satisfied guests and its always good to know that additions, like the camp kitchen, are useful. We hope to see you again in the future.

Weston, Australia
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stayed here last night as we traveled from Muswellbrook to Townsville with our 2 dogs. It is so nice to have good quality pet friendly accommodation available to weary travelers with pets. The room was clean, the bed was comfortable and the customer service upon arrival was great. The hot water took some time to come through but it...

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GatewayMIChilders, Manager at Childers Gateway Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Wendy for reviewing our motel. It is great to hear that you and your pets were happy and comfortable. We look forwards to seeing you in the future.

Reviewed 3 September 2016

This was our second visit to this lovely motel. We arrived late afternoon to be met with a great friendly greeting from Greg. I had made the booking online so the check-in was a doddle. What a great surprise to see a notice advising they sell alcohol. A beer for my husband, the driver. A boutique style of beer -...

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GatewayMIChilders, Nicole at Childers Gateway Motor Inn, responded to this review

Catherine, Thank you for reviewing our motel. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We try our hardest to make our guests feel at home and you have made us feel like we have achieved our job. We look forward to seeing you next time.

Gold Coast Australia
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Spent two nights at this motel, so quiet. The room was spacious, very clean and the bed so comfortable. Managers are lovely and so helpfull. Motel close to town but can order a meal in if you want. Breakfasts are also available at reasonable prices. A pool for the warmer months. We have booked again for next year.

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GatewayMIChilders, Manager at Childers Gateway Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Festival time is always a great time of the year and we enjoy having stall holders and visitors staying with us. We look forward to seeing you next year.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Gateway Motor Inn is a 3.5 star motel situated in the beautiful National Trust Town of Childers, Queensland. Our rooms are modern and spacious and feature reverse cycle air conditioners and wide screen digital TV's with 8 Foxtel channels for your enjoyment. Additionally, all our rooms have a microwave, toaster, fridge and tea & coffee making facilities. One of our best features are our two bedroom units which are designed for families, or groups travelling together. We also have a "Disabled Friendly" room, giving easier access and larger bathroom facilities. Free Wifi is provided throughout the motel. For your entertainment sit and relax in our beautiful landscaped garden or take a swim in our salt water inground pool. We also have a basketball hoop if you would prefer something more active! The Gateway offers home cooked meals, delivered to your door to enjoy in the comfort of your room. Choose from a selection of main & light meals. For our young guests we have a kids menu served with a bowl of icecream. We provide a hot breakfast 7 days a week or we can deliver a continental breakfast the night before for the early leavers. There is also a variety of non alcoholic and alcoholic beverages including soft drinks, wine, beer and premixed drinks. Be sure to check our specials board for our F&B offers. (Please note that the kitchen is closed for dinner on Sunday) All our rooms are on the ground floor with parking outside your room. There is also parking available on our grounds for trailers, small trucks and boats. We welcome the corporate traveller or contract worker and can provide a packed lunch on request. We'll go out of our way to ensure that your needs are accomodated. Childers is the perfect place to stop when you are travelling. It is half way between Brisbane and Rockhampton and 7 hours from Mackay. Childers also offers a diverse range of tourist activities and a beautiful landscape. Late or early check-ins can be arranged ... more   less 

Additional Information about Childers Gateway Motor Inn

Address: 2 Butchers Rd, Childers, Queensland 4660, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Childers
Price Range: £68 - £75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Childers Gateway Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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“family rooms are roomy”
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“Great if you have children they can be in the other room”
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