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Coolabah Motel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Not grand but a nice cosy place to stay esp at short notice. Very friendly staff who were always happy to help. Stayed in a room for four near the back so nice and quiet. Had a fridge and electric fryer. Another bonus was the free laundry area- 2 washing machines and a dryer and some lines outside which helped...

Thank Marion L
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Nice Neat Clean & Tidy ..... comfortable & Friendly! ..... these guys make managing/running a Motel look so easy!! ..... while others struggle!! Great off street parking - quiet clean & comfortable rooms! ....... Fox Sports will win me over every-time!! ...... I've stayed elsewhere in Townsville, but stopped looking around after staying at the Coolabah.

Thank chrisfreeclimb
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Great Place to stay, Management was excellent and extremely accommodating. 13 people stayed and accommodated all of us exceptionally. Kids loved the pool, onsite facilities excellent, would highly recommend everyone to pick the coolabah first.

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Coolabah motel is a welcome sight after a long trip as it's the first motel coming into Townsville on the highway. Great choice of rooms and also has the rates to smile about. Handy to 4 major shopping centres, an less than 10 minutes to the strand. Management are brilliant, very helpful.

Thank stacy P
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Nice, clean and comfy... The lady at reception Anita makes your stay very enjoyable. Great weely rates if you looking for a place to stay for work. Will be staying there again for sure, close to coles and a tavern.

Thank Randy C
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Great place to stay, would have to be the friendliest place to stay in Australia, rooms are clean and have everything we needed to enjoy our stay in Townsville. The staff could not be any more helpful and go out of their way to may your stay the very best it can be, I always stay here and have stayed...

Thank Brett W
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Right from the start we could not have been better treated quick check in loads of tips, where to eat etc. Would recommend and would stay there again. Out of 10 we give it a 9. Room was well knitted out with utensils, tv with cable.

Thank Jim D
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Room was clean although the mattress needed to be replaced it really sloped to the middle. Our room was close to the road so if your a light sleeper ensure you book a room out the back. Microwave, plates etc all in room which lets you enjoy a takeaway.

1Thank Cazza1949
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

A mistake, had at least 6 Asian hookers working out of this motel. Men coming and going until late in the night, the one beside me had maybe 6 + visitors for the night and she was not very pretty. My advice is give it a miss. Plenty of better motels in town I hope!

1Thank Anthony M
Manager C, Owner at Coolabah Motel, responded to this review

Hello Anthony, Thank you for your review. We have spent time trying to ascertain who you are so we could contact you about your stay. Unfortunately we could not find you as a guest at our motel. We do however apologise if you were staying with us and your stay was not as expected. As quite recent managers of the...

Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

I have stayed at the Coolabah numerous times and have never been let down even once. Great location, clean rooms, management who is only too happy to please and very reasonably priced. Ticks all the boxes for me.

1Thank Marco W

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Coolabah Motel

Address: 75 Bowen Road, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Townsville
Price Range: €61 - €68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 38
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US$70* /night
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