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The Windmill Motel and Events Centre

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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“stayed here”(19 reviews)
“function venue”(2 reviews)
“great stopover”(3 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed at the Windmill Motel on our drive up to Cairns in January. This is a gem of a place to overnight - the room was very clean, quiet and spacious with great air-conditioning with a fantastic manager to great you at check-in. The...More

Thank NinasMum2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent having a restaurant attached to the motel. Quiet as back from the highway. Enjoyed our stay and will continue to stay again in the future. Pool and tennis court. Would recommend to family and friends.

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at the Windmill, in particular the manager were among the most accomodating and service oriented hospitality staff I have ever encountered. They considered us as their guests and made out lives easy, helping us with all the things we requested. Our family stayed...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 10 November 2017

nice, comfortable and clean place good room size. Had some difficulty with the data flow on wifi. The manager really went out of his way to help and got a network engineer immediately from the city to solve the problem. I am travelling a lot...More

Thank Daniel P
Response from WindmillMotel, General Manager at The Windmill Motel and Events CentreResponded 12 November 2017

Dear Daniel P, It was a pleasure to look after you whilst in Mackay, we certainly hope you enjoy the rest of your travels around Australia! Kind Regards, James General Manager

Reviewed 3 November 2017

For me it was just a quick business trip, but the facilities and quality of the accommodation was surprising. The room was spacious and and comfortable with a good size working area. The addition of a decent size bath was very relaxing also!

Thank Anthony D
Response from WindmillMotel, General Manager at The Windmill Motel and Events CentreResponded 4 November 2017

Dear Anthony D, Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and certainly hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards James General Manager

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room Service
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Spa
Tennis Court
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Price range
US$81 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#7 Luxury Hotel in Mackay
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$81 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#7 Luxury Hotel in Mackay
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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