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Ayr, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The 2 bedroom unit was just perfect for our needs. From our phone enquiries, to our arrival and overall stay, we couldn't have asked for better accommodation and service - we could have comfortably stayed for much longer.

Thank arthurcomas
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were part of a large group staying for a wedding. The motel is located on the edge of town just across the road from the information centre. Our large old style room was clean and bed super comfortable. The rear door of the motel room opened up onto a lovely garden and BBQ area. The motel supplies a BBQ...

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the Jackaroo Motel in early February, I had a large room with three beds in it, the bathroom was also spacious. The room had a mid size fridge, A/C, large screen tv, and a work bench. The breakfast was good and the service excellent. My only gripe was the road noise, it's noisy until 10pm and it...

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

Hi Ian, Sorry to hear you had a disrupted sleep. The motel is situated on the main road and can get noisy. We do have a few rooms situated at the back of the motel. We would love to have you stay with us again, ask for a room away from the front of the motel. Thank you for your...

Caloundra, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Jackaroo Motel is a located just on the fringe of the Town of Mareeba near the junction of the Kennedy Highway and Byrnes Street and almost opposite the Mareeba Heritage Museum and Information Centre. Chris and Serena made us very welcome and the room was spacious, clean and well appointed. The grounds of the Motel are lovely with grassed...

Thank diezo2016
Serena S, Manager 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. Thank you for your wonderful recommendation and we hope you will stay with us again in the future. Chris and Serena

Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read the reviews for this hotel and then booked. I too was very happy with the room and facilities. The servcie was good, the rooms have been updated, look fresh, inviting and my room was really large. The room was also very clean. I would certainly recommend it.

Thank Susan8045
Serena S, Owner at Jackaroo Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback Susan. We take pride in both our service and the cleanliness of our Motel. Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to seeing you again. Chris and Serena

Reviewed 7 January 2017

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 6 January 2017

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.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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Additional Information about Jackaroo Motel

Address: 340 Byrnes St, Mareeba, Queensland 4880, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Mareeba
Price Range: ₹ 7,153 - ₹ 8,357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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