Renovated in 2009, the air-conditioned hotel offers 29 rooms in total and guests are welcomed in a lobby with a 24-hour check-out service. The hotel also features a licensed bar, secure undercover car parking in front of each accommodation unit, free use of the barbecue and both room and laundry services.
The family-friendly business hotel is located on Nebo Road (better known as the Bruce Highway), approximately 800 metres past Bridge Road on the left-hand side when travelling from the south, or 800 metres past the Mackay showgrounds on the right-hand side of the highway. Guests will find restaurants, shops and the beach in Mackay, approximately 2.5 km from the hotel. Bars and pubs are around 1 km away, nightlife is approximately 700 m away and links to the public transport network are just 20 m away. Mackay train station is roughly 5 km from the business hotel.
All of the air-conditioned units have been refurbished to a very comfortable standard with neutral tones throughout. Standard room facilities include a queen-size bed, complimentary tea and coffee facilities, a toaster, alarm clock/radio, table and chairs, a 32-inch LCD TV, extra pillows, blankets and towels, an ironing set and a hairdryer. Each room additionally features an en suite bathroom with a shower, as well as a direct dial telephone, Internet access, a mini fridge and a microwave.
Mackay is renowned for its fantastic sunny weather so what better way to cool off than in the large outdoor saltwater swimming pool, located at the front of the motel. Pool towels are available at no extra charge and guests can also enjoy the benefits of free high-speed Internet access.
Ripples licensed bar and bistro is open for breakfast and in the evening. Room service is available seven days a week. Guests can select from a wide range of local and imported beers and wines, plus a great range of juice and soft drinks are available at very reasonable prices. Continental breakfast is served each morning and guests may select their dinner from a set menu.
All major credit cards are accepted, including American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA.
From the airport, the hotel is 5 minutes' drive by taxi with public transport available within 20 metres of the motel.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board