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    Blue Shades Motel

    35 Ferry St, Maryborough, Queensland 4650, Australia
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          US$74
          US$66
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          US$74
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          Overview
          • Excellent46%
          • Very good39%
          • Average10%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible3%
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          “queen bed” (3 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Room Service
          Suites
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Laundry Service
          Self-Serve Laundry
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 89 reviews

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          We had the pleasure of an overnight stay at the Blue Shades Motel. We asked for a room with disabled access and were kindly offered a large family suite with easy access for the same price as a standard room on special. The room service...More

          Thank echter2017
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          We made a spontaneous stop in beautiful Maryborough while transiting home and were delighted to be greeted by our hosts with a welcoming and friendly reception. Cold bottles of water for the kids and fresh milk for our room. Our executive rooms were spacious and...More

          Thank paula_hay
          Response from Kelli W, Owner at Blue Shades Motel

          Thank you for your excellent review. We are glad you enjoyed the friendly service, and space of the Executive suites for the family. Having great meal options so close is really convenient for everyone. And I agree those mud crabs are delicious! Thanks again, see...More

          Reviewed 18 April 2017

          The owners of the motel were great. They were very friendly and welcoming from the moment I walked in to check in. They are fairly new owners and have a lot of plans for the future. The room was very spacious and quiet as well....More

          Thank Greg S
          Response from Kelli W, Owner at Blue Shades Motel

          Thank you very much for your positive review, we really appreciate the feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed the space and quiet of the room. We look forward to opening our Restaurant for dinner but at this stage Breakfasts are available and Room service Breakfast....More

          Reviewed 11 April 2017

          This hotel is definitely improving with the new management. Great for an overnight stop as it is on the main road to the Bruce Highway. Well worth a try with the new management/owners massive difference.

          Thank Cosie C
          Response from Kelli W, Manager at Blue Shades Motel

          Thank you for your review and letting us know we are on the right track. Look forward to welcoming you back next time!

          Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

          New owners couldn't do enough for us. 3 of us attended a #Zonta Workshop and were given a range of options. Blue Shades offered a discount for Zontians. We found the motel to be reasonably priced, spotless and centrally located. We can recommend it. Breakfast...More

          Thank MaryJane141
          Response from Kelli W, Owner at Blue Shades Motel

          Thank you so much for your review. We value our guest feedback, and your recommendation of Blue Shades Motel Maryborough is really appreciated. Value and cleanliness, great service and great food are all areas we pride ourselves on, and for a Zonta member to acknowledge...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room Service
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$81 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms ,
          • Suites ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 35
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          • Location
          • Australia >
          • Queensland >
          • Fraser Coast >
          • Maryborough
          • Also Known As
          • Maryborough Comfort Inn ,
          • Comfort Inn Maryborough
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          Room & Suite (7)
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          Pool & Beach (1)
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          Bathroom (1)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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          "For more space and a separate lounge, the exec rooms are very private and spacious."
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          "The back rooms are good for quietness"
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          "Very Quiet, big rooms, close to town, nothing a problem for the hosts."
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          "Room 30 very quiet"
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