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Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean , Quite and comfortable..... A great place on the highway, stopped here on my drive south and found the owner very helpful... The room was spacious and very reasonably priced... would stay here again....

Thank Paulie F
4AMI9, Owner at Avocado Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is always a pleasure to welcome guests to the Motel. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay.

North Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2017

It must be the position about half way between Rocky and Brisbane that let's get motel owners get away with their prices. Certainly not three stars, other guests next to us agreed. The rooms were very noisy from the highway traffic, unfortunately this time I did not book ahead, so had no other option as the other motels were booked...

Thank Hans Q
Campbelltown, Australia
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Have spent 4 nights at this motel and can not find any fault with it. The room was just as described and had the added bonus of complimentary bottled water, a lovely bbq area with beautiful views, close enough to town and right across from the supermarket. Yes, we heard the occasional traffic but no worse to what we hear...

Thank Susanne F
Ruth B, Owner at Avocado Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Susanne It is always a delight to welcome wonderful people to the motel. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you next time in Childers.

Redcliffe, Australia
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Have been making the annual trip to Childers for a number of years as a memorial ride for a lost rider. The numbers vary each year but Ruth & Nev always welcome us with open arms. This year approx. a dozen riders arrived in the rain and the hot showers were most welcome. Once a change of clothes & a...

Thank Debbie N
Ruth B, Friend at Avocado Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Deb for your review. It is like you guys "come home each year" to stay with us. You will always be welcome, and forever in our hearts and minds. See you next year.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Basic but clean rooms and, as to be expected on a highway, very noisy sleep. Perhaps not to be expected was the service upon arrival - I would have preferred to sleep in my car if I'd known how inhospitable the welcome would be. Will drive on right past next time to find a motel that considers itself part of...

Thank pennycummins
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Thank you to the lovely lady behind the desk who was more than accomodating, we arrived tired and weary from our trip from Mackay only to be refreshed when we saw our room for the night. It was cosy and clean,we enjoyed our stay thank you very much.

1Thank tony D
Ruth B, Owner at Avocado Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Tony. My apologies for the delay in responding to your review. We always enjoy assisting guests who appreciate what we do for them. We look forward to seeing you again when next in Childers.

Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Had a flat tyre 36 km north of Gin GIn about 10pm (rescued by the lovely RACQ guy from Gin Gin) so didn't get to Childers until about midnight. I had phoned earlier in the evening to organise a key to be left out for me. THe room was typical of an older style HWY motel. Everything there, and even...

Thank Aell0473
Ruth B, Owner at Avocado Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I apologise for the delay in responding to your review. We are thankful that you were able to recover from your ordeal to continue safely on your journey. Our rooms are as advertised for three star rating, with some extras included, but it is fantastic to have a positive guest thank us in such a...

Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Stayed here in a Double room that had an excellent Queen Size bed, that was really really comfy. Room had all one should expect from a 3 star property. Host are great people. I was more than satisfied with my 4 night stay here. PS: Try the local THai Restaurant - Awesome!

Thank Auzie99
Ruth B, Owner at Avocado Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We were thrilled to hear that you found the new Queen bed so comfortable, we have recently invested in all new beds, TV's and air conditioners throughout the motel and its wonderful to know our investment decisions are appreciated by our guests. Yes, we agree the new Thai Floral Restaurant in town...

Penrith, Australia
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We have stayed at this Motor Inn a few time on our way up north. they have parking for cars towing Boats or Vans. Woolworths and other smalls shops are just across the road and it is about 1 km to walk into town for a meal at a pub. rooms are tidy and clean, the owners are lovely people...

Thank 484sunshine
Norwalk, California
Reviewed 30 October 2015

We had just flown into Australia from the U.S. and started our travel up north from Brisbane. We liked the look of the motel, and it was across the street from a store and small cafe. The room was quiet, clean and comfortable. Owners Nev and Ruth were very friendly and helpful. Did not care too much for the shower;...

Thank TracieK955
Ruth B, Owner at Avocado Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Sorry for the delay in responding. We appreciate your feed back in relation to the look of the motel. Nev spends as much time as possible in the gardens and surrounds, and credit is all his, so thank you for those kind words. Our freehold owners have commenced refurbishing our rooms for us. We take...

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Avocado Motor Inn is a quaint 14 room motel located approximately 800m from the centre of the historical and heritage listed village of Childers, Queensland, recognised the world over as being home to some of the best Avocado production in the southern hemisphere. Your hosts, Nev & Ruth Bates, look forward to welcoming you with their warm country style hospitality, and they invite you to break your long journey by enjoying a "comfy" night's sleep at the Avocado Motor Inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Avocado Motor Inn

Address: 212 Churchill St | Bruce Highway, Childers, Queensland 4660, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Childers
Price Range: ₹ 5,056 - ₹ 6,029 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Avocado Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Go for the family room......”
459susannef, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Road noise to be expected.”
pennycummins, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room to park your 4WD and boat/van of the street and near your room”
484sunshine, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The rooms in the back are quiet”
TracieK955, 30 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Dont stop here if you want a sound nights sleep.”
lidsm2015, 16 May 2015 | Read review
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