4.0 out of 5

"Popular motel was just about full as a late riser the noise in the morning was an inconvenience but other than that it was nice " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 26 Jul 2018

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Hotel Description

At Banjo Paterson Motor Inn, you'll be 5.8 km (3.6 mi) from Catholic Diocese of Townsville and 6.9 km (4.3 mi) from Museum of Tropical Queensland. Highlights at this motel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool and free continental breakfast.

You can enjoy free WiFi, flat-screen TVs and coffee/tea makers, featured in all 25 rooms. In-room dining is easy with amenities like fridges, microwaves and room service. Free bottled water, hairdryers and irons/ironing boards are also available.

The restaurant, Banjos, serves local and international cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. At the motel's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Each morning free breakfast is served. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Sights within a 10-minute drive of this 3-star Rosslea motel include Queens Gardens and Willows Shopping Centre.

Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$107* Per night/room 24 Aug. - 25 Aug.

Large Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Executive Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Banjo Paterson Motor Inn ratings based on 36 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for Banjo Paterson Motor Inn

Everyone (30) Couples (1) Family (3)
5 out of 5
Great room and facilities! Free breakfast was great.

Posted by , from Brisbane on 12 Jul. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 10 Jul. 2019

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3 out of 5
It would seem that they are doing renovations on the property which have improved the rooms tremulously the mattress/ bed hasn’t my husband and I keep rolling into the middle and it was rock hard if this was looked at our overnight stay would have been a 5/5 stay

Posted by on 25 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5
Simple meals available at cafe, friendly staff, good daily service.

Posted by on 14 Apr. 2019

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2 out of 5
Restaurant not open for dinner (just for Breakfast) Power went out for a period of my stay - no communication from the hotel and no staff to be found during the outage.

Posted by on 25 Mar. 2019

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4 out of 5
perfect for a couple of nights stay. Free breaky a winner.

Posted by on 24 Mar. 2019

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2 out of 5
Clever photography makes the rooms appear much bigger and nicer than they actually are. A comment from the children was “it’s like Charlie Bucket’s house”. Air conditioning is poor. Not really worth the price per night. Unlikely we will book there again.

Posted by , from Rocky on 18 Mar. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 25 Jan. 2019

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4 out of 5
Would be Happy to stay here again, bed was comfortable and even though room faced busy road there was no loud traffic noises

Posted by on 18 Jan. 2019

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4 out of 5
Good for quick overnight stay. Staff at front desk could try to smile.

Posted by on 15 Jan. 2019

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About the Banjo Paterson Motor Inn

Location 72 Bowen Road, Rosslea, QLD 4812

Property Features

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. An outdoor pool, vending machine, and laundry facilities are also featured at the business-friendly Banjo Paterson Motor Inn. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Rosslea motel.

  • 25 guestrooms or units
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

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


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Train station: Townsville Station (4.7 km / 2.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Banjo Paterson Motor Inn offers 25 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Fridges and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free continental breakfast daily from 7 AM to 9 AM.

Banjos – Overlooking the pool, this restaurant specialises in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies


  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 6 PM.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 6 PM.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 15 per night.


  • 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Only service animals are allowed
  • 24-hour check-in


Optional extras

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

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 15 per night

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

Hotel Names

  • Banjo Paterson Motor Inn Rosslea
  • Banjo Paterson Motor Rosslea
  • Banjo Paterson Motor
*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.