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Lake Macquarie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here overnight only. A very friendly lady welcomed us. We were very pleased with the cleanliness of the room. We opted for the Continental breakfast. It was delivered the evening before, all fresh and ready to go.

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1Thank Johnmdub
Tannum Sands, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed overnight at the Shady Rest Motel on a family holiday road trip. Owners of the Motel are very welcoming and friendly. Rooms while modest are clean and very comfortable with all requirements met for a family needing a good nights rest. No hesitation in recommending this motel for an overnight stay in the Gympie area. We will definitely return.

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1Thank Craig S
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This is a nice little motel room, which is all you need when you are on a business trip. Plenty of room to park and heaps off room to park trucks, all it needs is microwaves in the rooms. Real comfy beds for a budget motel room.

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1Thank HOHNDOGG
Moreton Bay Region, Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This quaint motel deserves your attention! Owmers are lovely, rooms are very clean and the price is affordable! It may look like nothing special from the road but after having stayed at many other Gympie motels, this is my pick! Pass the rest and head to the Shady Rest Motel! I promise you won't be disappointed!

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1Thank kevindekker56
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The management were very nice and helpful. The room was spotless and bathroom was impeccable. Great rates at $120 and the manager has a great knowledge of the area and scenic routes to enhance your experience of the area.

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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Family room was exactly what was needed for one night stop over. Very clean. Lady on desk was very pleasant. Driveway is loose rocks and very noisy. Don't expect to sleep in. Noise echoes through room, including vacuuming from about 830am which didn't bother us so much but could imagine it being a bit noisy for others. Would stay again.

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Thank eleven11dee
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed on night. They could not even get our breakfast order correct. Disappointing stay. Very basic hotel. Just bed and shower that did not work well. Old building even the car park was noisy gravel so u could hear each car arrive and depart at night.

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Thank DavidW8251
Ipswich, Australia
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Stayed here one night for business. For the classification of motel this is, it is very good. My room was neat and very clean, and the bed was comfortable. The hosts are friendly and helpful, all up a pleasant stay.

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Longreach, Australia
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Owners are very helpful. Rooms are a bit dated but are very clean and spacious. They have biscuits and a toaster which is nice. The bed and pillows were a let down. Both were very hard and quite uncomfortable unfortunately. It's a budget motel and in a relatively quiet area.

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Gold Coast
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I stay in this motel at least once a year. It is impeccably maintained and run by wonderfully friendly people. While you can see it from the main road it is actually one street back which makes it much quieter than some of the other Gympie properties. The beds are comfortable, then linen is always fresh & soft. The rooms...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Shady Rest Motel

Address: 17 Violet St | off the Bruce Hwy, Gympie, Queensland 4570, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Gympie Region > Gympie
Price Range: RM391 - RM462 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Shady Rest Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Room 19 is at the back of the complex and would be quieter that those at the front.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisG932, 11 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Get a room at the rear of the hotel if you are a light sleeper”
 of 5 bubbles 576jensent, 21 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Ring up the lovely hotel staff their quotes are cheaper.”
 of 5 bubbles josephinet632, 12 Aug 2014 | Read review
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