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4.5 out of 5

"Friendly staff, clean, great location, quiet location " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 29 Mar 2021

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Hotel Description

Blackwater Motor Inn places you in the center of Blackwater, within just a 15-minute stroll of Blackwater Japanese Gardens and Blackwater International Coal Centre. Highlights at this motel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free weekday breakfast.

You can enjoy TVs, coffee/tea makers, and free bottled water, featured in all 35 rooms. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and room service. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries and premium bedding. Hair dryers, phones, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

The restaurant, JAGS RESTAURANT, is open for dinner. At the motel's own lounge bar, you can stop for a drink. Business travelers can take advantage of conference space and a meeting room. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. On weekday mornings free buffet breakfast is offered between 5:00 AM and 8:00 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Sights within a 10-minute drive of this 3-star Blackwater motel include Blackwater Country Club and Blackwater Conservation Park.

Executive Studio, Non Smoking (Executive Queen Room)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$158* Per night/room 17 May - 18 May

Family Studio, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Executive Studio, Non Smoking (Executive Queen + Single)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Blackwater Motor Inn ratings based on 40 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 Blackwater Motor Inn

Everyone (22) Couples (11) Family (7)
5 out of 5
Friendly staff, clean, great location, quiet location

Posted by on 29 Mar. 2021

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 1 Aug. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

26 Aug. 2020 by Blackwater Motor Inn

Thank you for your recent stay at Blackwater Motor Inn. We appreciate your feedback and are glad that your stay was pleasant.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 26 Jul. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

26 Aug. 2020 by Blackwater Motor Inn

Thank you for your recent stay at Blackwater Motor Inn. We appreciate your feedback and are glad that your stay was pleasant.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 23 Nov. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Nov. 2019 by Jo

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back.

4 out of 5
Short stay, it was clean but was tiles throughout needs some carpet.

Posted by on 19 Jul. 2019

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5 out of 5
The room was clean, neat and affordable. It also had a large bathroom.

Posted by on 17 Mar. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

7 Apr. 2019 by BMI

Thank you for your feedback :) Regards BMI

5 out of 5

Posted by on 9 Feb. 2019

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7 Apr. 2019 by BMI

Thank you for your review :) Regards BMI

5 out of 5
Very clean tidy and comfortable. Easy booking in and close to town facilities which was convenient for us. Credit to motel staff on presentation.

Posted by , from Yeppoon on 9 Sep. 2018

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4 out of 5
No toaster in the room which was only an inconvenience as I was travelling with children. Overall it was good experience and I would recommend this hotel.

Posted by on 18 Mar. 2018

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2 out of 5

Nice stay

Staff were friendly. Hassle free stay. Room was tidy and we'll maintained with plenty of room.

Posted by on 12 Mar. 2018

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Renovations + Closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from December 17 to January 11:

  • Dining venue

The following facilities are closed on Sunday, Friday, and Saturday:

  • Restaurant

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served on weekdays. Public spaces have free WiFi. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and a garden are also featured at the business-friendly Blackwater Motor Inn. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Blackwater motel.

  • 1 floor
  • 35 guestrooms or units
  • 6 buildings
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Conference space
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Emerald, QLD (EMD) (77.8 km / 48.4 mi)
  • Train station: Blackwater Station (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

Blackwater Motor Inn offers 35 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Beds feature premium bedding. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast on weekdays from 5:00 AM to 8:00 AM.

JAGS RESTAURANT - This restaurant serves dinner only. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 8:30 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8:30 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 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.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 8:30 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 8:30 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.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 15.0 per stay.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

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 credit 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. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • One child stays free
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • 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 does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is not 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 is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not 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.

  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 15.0 per stay

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

Hotel Names

  • Blackwater Motor Inn
  • Blackwater Motor
  • Blackwater Motor Inn Motel
  • Blackwater Motor Inn Blackwater
  • Blackwater Motor Inn Motel Blackwater
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*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.