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4.5 out of 5

"Rooms air conditioned work excellent visited in peak summer very cool breaky great to soak up all the alcohol from night before very enjoyable stay Pa ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 05 Feb 2023

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Hotel Description

Colonial Palms Motor Inn puts you in the heart of Airlie Beach, within steps of Great Barrier Reef and Port of Airlie. Highlights at this motel include 2 outdoor swimming pools, a restaurant, and free continental breakfast.

The motel's own lounge bar is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Enjoy the spa tub and pool loungers. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Each morning free breakfast is served. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Places within a 15-minute walk of this 3.5-star Airlie Beach motel include Airlie Beach Market and Boathaven Beach.

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$130* Per night/room 23 Feb. - 24 Feb.

Poolside King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Queen and Single

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

One Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Colonial Palms Motor Inn ratings based on 305 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Colonial Palms Motor Inn

Everyone (156) Couples (82) Business (1) Family (47)
5 out of 5
Rooms air conditioned work excellent visited in peak summer very cool breaky great to soak up all the alcohol from night before very enjoyable stay Paul

Posted by on 5 Feb. 2023

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4 out of 5
Pleasant enough stay

Posted by on 3 Feb. 2023

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3 Feb. 2023 by Georgie

Good afternoon Sam,Thank you for taking the time two write a note to us and also thanks for your score for Colonial Palms Motor Inn.We do hope to see you again soon.Cheers,Georgie LawColonial Palms Motor Inn

5 out of 5
Really well set-up rooms, spacious and very clean. Great for a family.

Posted by on 27 Jan. 2023

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28 Jan. 2023 by Georgie

Good morning Kate,Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review for Colonial Palms Motor Inn. Thank you to for the score.We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We do hope to see you again in the near future.Cheers,Georgie LawColonial Palms Motor Inn

5 out of 5
Good

Posted by on 11 Jan. 2023

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11 Jan. 2023 by Georgie

Good morning Callum,Thank you very much for your wonderful score for us and also your comments.We do look forward to seeing you again in the future.Cheers,Georgie LawColonial Palms Motor Inn

5 out of 5
Great view and clean/tidy room. Great laundry but only one washer available.

Posted by on 6 Jan. 2023

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6 Jan. 2023 by Georgie

Good morning David,Thank you for your wonderful score and comments for us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you in the future.Cheers,Georgie LawColonial Palms Motor Inn

4 out of 5
The property is in very easy walking distance to the Port of Airlie and easy distance to the main shopping area. Unfortunately breakfast and storage of luggage is not available before 7 am, so if you have to catch an early boat it makes it a bit more difficult.

Posted by on 30 Nov. 2022

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30 Nov. 2022 by Georgie

Good afternoon Beatrice,Thank you for your review and comments. Unfortunately, we are not a 24/7 motor inn. This dictates our opening and closing hours/breakfast, etc.We are glad you enjoyed the rest of your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the future.Cheers,Georgie LawColonial Palms Motor Inn

5 out of 5
The fence from our patio to the pool was amazing.

Posted by on 28 Nov. 2022

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29 Nov. 2022 by Georgie

Good morning,Thank you for your review and wonderful score. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back soon.Cheers,Georgie Law

5 out of 5
Owner went out of her way to help us. Peaceful stay, easy walk into town

Posted by on 17 Nov. 2022

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17 Nov. 2022 by Georgie

Good morning Lisa,Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us.We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the future.Cheers,Georgie Law

4 out of 5
On site restaurant fantastic

Posted by on 15 Nov. 2022

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15 Nov. 2022 by Georgie

Good morning Jason,Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Colonial Palms Motor inn. We are delighted you enjoyed the restaurant so much and look forward to seeing you in the future.Cheers,Georgie Law

5 out of 5
Such good value and a very easy walk into town. Super quiet which worrisome me given it’s surrounded by high rise apartments.

Posted by on 7 Nov. 2022

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8 Nov. 2022 by Georgie

Good morrning Donna,Thanki you very much for your excellent review and score for Colonial Palms Motor Inn.We look forward to seeing you again soon.Cheers,Georgie Law

About the Colonial Palms Motor Inn

Location 2 Hermitage Drive, Airlie Beach, QLD 4802

Property Features

Colonial Palms Motor Inn offers its guests 2 outdoor swimming pools and a spa tub. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden are also featured at Colonial Palms Motor Inn. Free self parking is available. This 3.5-star Airlie Beach motel is smoke free.

  • 30 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , High-speed internet access

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Internet access in public areas - high speed

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Colonial Palms Motor Inn offers 30 air-conditioned accommodations with hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Rooms open to balconies. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

  • Private balcony
  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily.

Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in regional cuisine. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Nearby Activities

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a spa tub.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 9:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, JCB International, Union Pay, debit cards, and cash. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • No lifts
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • UnionPay
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3.5 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Colonial Palms
  • Colonial Palms Motor
  • Colonial Palms Motor Airlie Beach
  • Colonial Palms Motor Inn
  • Colonial Palms Motor Inn Airlie Beach
  • Colonial Palms Motor Inn Airlie Beach/Whitsunday Islands
  • Colonial Palms Motor Inn Motel
  • Colonial Palms Motor Inn Airlie Beach
  • Colonial Palms Motor Inn Motel Airlie Beach

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.