4.2 out of 5

"Great for short stay, friendly staff close to hospital and shops " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 29 Jul 2018

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Hotel Description

At Overflow Motor Inn you'll be within just a 10-minute stroll of Emerald Hospital and Emerald Racecourse. Highlights at this motel include free self parking, a free airport shuttle and in-room kitchenettes.

LCD TVs with cable channels are featured in all 16 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, balconies or patios and coffee/tea makers. Kitchenettes come equipped with fridges and microwaves, and room service is also available. Additionally, hairdryers, irons/ironing boards and desks are available.

This business-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a garden and a picnic area. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance and luggage storage. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is available. There's also the convenience of RV/bus/truck parking.

Places within a 30-minute walk of this 3-star Emerald motel include Central Highlands Visitor Information Centre and Wally McKenzie House.

Standard Room, Multiple Beds

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Overflow Motor Inn ratings based on 43 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Overflow Motor Inn

Everyone (31) Couples (8) Family (4)
3 out of 5
Unique was its typical of outback oz Kangaroos outside rooms .The bed / linen was not the cleanest .bottom sheet on bed was just thrown on .not made in the manner a motel bed should be done .Shower was not clean as lots of hair on base plus walls .Towels smelt very musty .pillows also smelt and really need to be thrown out as lumpy /old Over priced but again being outback oz you dont have alot of options

Posted by on 19 Mar. 2019

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5 out of 5
Friendly staff, comfortable bed, convenient location. Great stopover!

Posted by on 24 Jan. 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Oct. 2018

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5 out of 5
nice clean unit, away from most traffic noise, helpful young gentleman who booked us in. would recommend to family and freinds

Posted by , from meringandan west on 15 Sep. 2018

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4 out of 5
Great for short stay, friendly staff close to hospital and shops

Posted by on 29 Jul. 2018

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3 out of 5
Overall the room was great for $85. But the pillows were dirty, one had hair all over it and they were brown tinged. We got in late so was going to wait until the morning to tell them. Had to use our own pillows. There wasnt anyone at reception at 8.30am for me to let them know.

Posted by , from nsw on 20 Jul. 2018

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4 out of 5
Quiet overnight stay was welcome after a whole day's driving.

Posted by on 6 Jul. 2018

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5 out of 5
All the little extras makes this a really lovely place to stay. Thank you to all the staff. I will recommend this motel to anyone, looking forward to spending another night there on Friday night. All the best to the management and staff. From Ken and Liz Schmidt.

Posted by on 4 Jul. 2018

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4 out of 5
Welcoming and helpful management. Quiet. Very happy - good value.

Posted by on 2 Jul. 2018

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5 out of 5
Clean, comfortable room with microwave. Nothing flash but all that you need. Friendly phone helpful staff and good beds,has good wi-fi.What else do you need? Would recommend this motel to anyone. Great

Posted by on 12 May 2018

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Property Features

As a guest of Overflow Motor Inn, you'll find tour or ticket assistance, a garden, and a picnic area. Public spaces have free WiFi. The business-friendly Overflow Motor Inn also features laundry facilities, room service (during limited hours), and camper van/bus/lorry parking. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Emerald motel.

  • 16 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking


  • Airport: Emerald, QLD (EMD) (7.9 km / 4.9 mi)
  • Train station: Emerald Station (2.1 km / 1.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Overflow Motor Inn offers 16 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Accommodation at this 3-star motel has kitchenettes with fridges, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and free toiletries. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Private balcony or patio
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a cooked-to-order breakfast daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 7:30 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM.
Guests arriving after 7:30 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 10.0 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 10 per day.


  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome


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 are 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.

  • Only service animals are allowed


Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 10.00 and AUD 15.00 per person (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 10.0 per day

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

Hotel Names

  • Overflow Motor Inn Emerald
  • Overflow Motor Inn
  • Overflow Motor Emerald
  • Overflow Motor

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

*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.