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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having visited Mareeba many times and staying at other locations I was very pleasantly satisfied by Serena and the team at Jackaroo. They take a genuine interest in your comfort and will make you feel a part of the community. Rooms are extremely spacious and Serena has put a touch of "ying and yang" around the pool area and reception....

Thank Shahid G
Serena S, Owner at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

Hello Shahid, It was a pleasure to have met you and making you feel comfortable and a part of our community. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and recommending us on tripadvisor. We wish you success and the very best with your wonderful products and hope to see you again on your next visit to Mareeba Regards Serena...

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Motel was very clean, owners very freindly and helpfull. Interesting having a Sitting Buddha overlooking the swimming pool. And laundry was very convenient. Ate breakfast there. Standard English fare, but plentiful and large variety.

Thank Rocky T
Serena S, Owner at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

Hi Rocky, Pleased to read your review, thank you for acknowledging us being friendly and helpful. We strive to ensure our guests all have a pleasant stay. Yes the Sitting Buddha has many photos taken of him, he has the life!!! Happy to hear you enjoyed your breakfast. Hope to see you again sometime soon. Regards Serena and Chris

Reviewed 14 December 2016

Very clean and tidy, super helpful staff, great local knowledge, was able to go back after my business meeting finished and get changed which was helpful. Serena was also able to point me in the right direction for good food and coffee.

Thank Paul R
Serena S, Owner at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to receive such positive comments from our guests. The team at the Jackaroo are only too pleased to offer advice on what to do and where to go in Mareeba. Glad you enjoyed your stay.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We required accommodation in Mareeba to attend a local wedding & found ourselves at the Jackaroo. This is possibly the cleanest motel/hotel we have ever stayed at!! It was spotless inside & out. Friendly accommodating hosts & absolutely everything you could need was in the room. Well done Jackaroo - we are very impressed and you deserve to be proud...

Thank daveysonthego
Serena S, Owner at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

Receiving such great comments makes all the hard work and effort by the Jackaroo team worthwhile. We pride ourselves on ensuring our guests have the best possible stay and the rooms and grounds are immaculately kept. Hope you had a lovely time at the wedding and we would love to have you stay with us again in the future.

Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 28 November 2016

A very professional friendly team run this motel. The rooms are well appointed and spotless, with comfortable beds, airconditioners are quiet and efficient. Breakfast is a delightfull start to the day with a very good coffee available, rather than the weak dishwater normally served

Thank 10Joe
Serena S, Owner at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

The Management and Staff appreciate your comments on our professionalism and well kept rooms. Chris is also appreciative of your compliment regarding breakfast. Thank you for choosing our motel and we would be delighted to accommodate you when you next visit Mareeba.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

A nice clean place to stay. I Went for a nice walk around the area. The Pool area was lovely. The room was very spacious. There is a laundry on site with a clothes line or dryer. And then there were the gorgeous mango trees out the back. It was a nice place to stay for a night. I would...

Thank Vivienne S
Serena S, Owner at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

Your review of our motel is very much appreciated. Thank you for the positive comments and we would love to accommodate you again in the future.

British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Stayed 3 nights during vehicle repairs after OTT. Quiet location. Very clean. Very comfortable. Super friendly and very helpful staff. Very nice garden with BBQ - there is also BBQ near pool. We like the room design - front door to parking and rear door to garden.

Thank surferdude083
Serena S, Owner at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your uplifting review. The team at the Jackaroo believe in providing the best service, cleanest rooms and relaxing surrounds for our guests. Your appreciation is most welcome

Buderim, Australia
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

The Jackaroo Motel was a lovely place to stay when in Mareeba for work these last 2 months. The staff are absolutely wonderful, from the well-kept rooms to the constant kindness they showed to my work colleagues and I. Although the rooms were located close to the main road, I thoroughly enjoyed staying here and would gladly do it again...

Thank CaitlynTurner
Serena S, Owner at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

Hello Caitlyn It was our pleasure to accommodate you and your work colleagues at our motel. Thank you for your wonderful comments. The comfort of our guests is given top priority and the Jackaroo team are only too happy to do that little extra to ensure their stay is the best it can possibly be. Thanks again and maybe we...

Mission Beach, Australia
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We stay here on a business trip. The rooms are clean and tidy but a little dated.The staff are very friendly and helpful.. They also have free wifi .IIf we were to stay again I would ask for a room away from the road as all you could hear were cars and trucks passing.

Thank Michael P
Serena S, Owner at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to review our motel. Your positive comments regarding the clean rooms and friendly staff are very much appreciated. We take on board comments made by our guests and any improvements that we can make for the comfort of our guests are considered. We hope that you will visit...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We recently stayed at the Jackaroo Motel in Mareeba for a night while visiting family. This is a lovely, clean little motel with wonderful service from the front desk. We were upgraded to a larger room as they were very busy, which was great. This is not a new, super modern motel, but very clean and perfect for an overnight...

Thank Antoinette S
Serena S, Owner at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review out motel. Having a high standard in both our customer service and cleanliness of our motel is important to us and your acknowledgement of this is much appreciated.

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Jackaroo Motel

Address: 340 Byrnes St, Mareeba, Queensland 4880, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Mareeba
Number of rooms: 25
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“I loved the room near the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles shahidg2017, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“asked for quite room and got one at the back away from highway, room 19”
 of 5 bubbles paulrG1381AE, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for quiet room as some are close to the road.”
 of 5 bubbles daveysonthego, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get a room away from the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles G3611MDmichaelp, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room at the rear of the motel if possible. Near a main road and front rooms a little bit noisy with truck traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles 613antoinettes, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
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