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Colonial Palms Motor Inn

2 Hermitage Dr, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802 Australia
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#1 of 11 hotels in Airlie Beach
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Looking for a place to stay in Airlie Beach? Then look no further than Colonial Palms Motor Inn, a family-friendly hotel that brings the best of Airlie Beach to your doorstep.

Guest rooms offer amenities such as a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a refrigerator, and guests can go online with free wifi offered by the hotel.

Colonial Palms Motor Inn features outdoor furniture, newspaper, and beach chairs, to help make your stay more enjoyable. The property also boasts a pool and free breakfast. If you are driving to Best Western Airlie Beach, free parking is available.

For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Airlie Beach, Colonial Palms Motor Inn is located a short distance from Bicentennial Walkway (0.6 mi) and Shute Harbour (0.8 mi).

When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out La Tabella Trattoria, La Marina, and Sorrento Restaurant and Bar, which are some Italian restaurants that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike.

During your visit, be sure to check out a popular art gallery like Above & Below Photography, which is a short distance from the hotel.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Colonial Palms Motor Inn as you experience everything Airlie Beach has to offer.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Books, DVDs, music for children
Kids pool
Baggage storage
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Fence around pool
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Bottled water
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Harbour View
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SJS wrote a review 16 Oct
6 contributions
Stayed 3 nights in room 29 & loved it. The rooms were a little dated but was very comfortable & clean with a big balcony. Could be a bit of a walk for some into town if the weather is hot. A continental breakfast was included which was great, didn't get to dine in but meals sounded good. The pools are lovely but only used the one in front of our room. Both girls were exceptional at their jobs & very helpful. We were sorry we didn't stay longer but will definitely be back. We stayed here as friends had stayed back in June. Thank you for a great stay.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Room Tip: Ground floor have pool access
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dd_w55 wrote a review 12 Oct
Canberra, Australia25 contributions4 helpful votes
The key thing about staying at Colonial Palms Motor Inn is that you get great service and everything you need is right there. We stayed here one night before a trip to the islands, and two nights after. We were able to leave our car while we were away, and the Port of Airlie is a short and easy walk. The main street of Airlie Beach is also a five minute walk away from the motel. The room was clean, spacious and had everything you might need. The pool was lovely for a dip on a hot day, and pool towels are provided. In the morning, a simple and handy breakfast, and you can be on your way to explore the Whitsundays. Also Colonial Palms Motor Inn is extremely well priced for the region. Next time we're in Airlie, this will be where we stay!!!
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Date of stay: October 2021
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stewart b wrote a review 11 Oct
Rochedale South, Australia14 contributions2 helpful votes
Both Wendy and Sonya were always ready to be most obliging, helpful in every way. The room was a good size, comfortable bed, bathroom with a good supply of shampoo, conditioner and shower gel. Very nice Restaurant for both breakfast and dinner if you choose to. We enjoyed our dinner of both quality and good size portion. Would love to return when the weather is cooler.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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paul g wrote a review 6 Oct
Adelaide, Australia4 contributions
Good size rooms and great facilities Very helpful and courteous staff Fantastic food at the restaurant and very accommodating with out meals We stayed a year ago and was our go to place for this year's accommodation in Airlie Beach Highly recommended staying here and definitely dining there Staff are so friendly and courteous
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Ella H wrote a review 5 Oct
1 contribution
Room was extremely clean and tidy, aircon worked a treat, pool was beautiful to swim in, staff where friendly and helpful. It is a great place with only a short walk to the town centre. Will be staying here again.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
US$93 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Colonial Palms Motor Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Colonial Palms Motor Inn?
Nearby attractions include Heart Reef (0.2 km), Bicentennial Walkway (1.0 km), and Airlie Beach Lagoon (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Colonial Palms Motor Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Colonial Palms Motor Inn?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Colonial Palms Motor Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Colonial Palms Motor Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Colonial Palms Motor Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe One 3, Cool LaLa Modern Chinese & Asian Cuisine and Bubble Tea, and Anchor Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Colonial Palms Motor Inn?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Colonial Palms Motor Inn located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Airlie Beach.
Does Colonial Palms Motor Inn have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.