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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We booked a superior room for one night then left our luggage for one night whilst on a tour and returned to a standard room for a further 5 nights. The hotel is a few minutes walk from the port which is great for reef excursions and a short walk from the main town. Hotel offered a complimentary continental breakfast...

Thank Gemdazo
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Good location, friendly staff, nice restaurant and a lovely big room. We were able to leave our bags, free of charge, for 2 days. This was above what was expected and we would recommend the hotel.The food in the restaurant was lovely and fresh.

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We had a special occasion to celebrate so the choice of Colonial Palms was just the right one. Ambiance great, staff friendly and efficient, food excellent and we did appreciate the white cloth tablecloths - gave the restaurant that superior edge. Also the lack of loud music was also appreciated as we are of the generation which prefers to converse...

Thank Sheena B
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Very friendly hotel staff and warm reception. Room had a nice sea view and small balcony which was nice and includes a basic breakfast with bread and fruit. Located just 10 min walk for the centre of town. Enjoyed staying here and would recommend.

Thank Steven E
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 December 2016

After one night in a dump found this little place, although not quite little. Rooms are a decent size with balconies, upper floor have better views. The bed was just right for me, I had six nights of good sleep. Bathrooms have been modernised and are roomy. Cleaning standards are good too. The motel also has two small outdoor swimming...

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Stayed here for 3 nights and we were pleasantly surprised. The owner is English so we had a nice talk during check-in. The room was large and while basic it was clean, comfy and exactly what we needed while we explored the area. It is about a 10 minute walk into the centre of town however it is perfectly located...

Thank lucyvc84
colonialpalms, Owner at Colonial Palms Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments which are appreciated. We try hard to continue to improve our services. My wife will be on deck the next time you try our restaurant

Mooloolah, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We're stayed a night and ate at the restaurant after reading the favourable reviews about the food . . Food is very good, i highly recommend the miso roasted eggplant . . So good. The room was good, aircon cold, shower clean and powerful. Owner is very helpful and informative. Thank you very much, we will return again.

Thank Jeff J
colonialpalms, Owner at Colonial Palms Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Jeff. We appreciate all comments as they help us improve our services to guests. We look forward to your return visit.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We enjoyed our 2 nights here. The motel is older but refurbished, with clean comfortable rooms and beds, nice bath/shower, and a surprisingly good restaurant (we had dinner here one night and were glad we did. Also a lovely pool. There is a nice view from the main dining area and you can eat outside if you wish. We found...

1Thank John M
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Its not worth the miney. There are better accommodations in airlie beach. Typical motel or motor inn. Every room has a parking place. The rooms are spacious with balcony but not very clean. Breakfast is available but really really basic. Staff not available or not very friendly or helpful We would clearly choose another locaton next time

Thank a_mueller1976
colonialpalms, Owner at Colonial Palms Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We rely on these to identify problems and thus improve our services to guests. Your comments don't provide much for us to work on. There are better properties in Airlie Beach, but you pay more for them. Our upstairs balconies are due for a repaint which is been done this week as it is schoolies...

Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly, quiet place. Rooms are big and modern, huge bed, decent bathroom. Pool just outside the deck. Staff are good and it's a really short walk to the town centre. We'll suited to couples. I'll go back again.

1Thank Diarmuid O
colonialpalms, Owner at Colonial Palms Motor Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate your support and comments. As a family owned and operated motor inn we try very hard to improve our services to guests

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Colonial Palms Motor Inn

Address: 2 Hermitage Dr, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Airlie Beach
Price Range: ₹ 6,485 - ₹ 8,531 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Colonial Palms Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Best Western Airlie Beach
Airlie Beach Best Western
Colonial Palms Motor Inn Airlie Beach/Whitsunday Islands
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Airlie Beach
#1 Best Value Hotel in Airlie Beach
#3 Romantic Hotel in Airlie Beach
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“Room 26 was large and very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles d0nmcfarlane, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you want direct access to pool areas upgrade, for the small price difference it's worth it.”
  • View from first floor standard room towards the port.
 of 5 bubbles Gemdazo, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an upper level room for a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles johnshelleyb, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any room should be great, all facing the bay.”
 of 5 bubbles d_freddy_s, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No lift only stairs, to second level.”
 of 5 bubbles NickyB187, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
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