Relaxing Pleasure

The Alara Motor Inn staff are dedicated to providing you with exceptional, friendly service ensuring you an enjoyable and comfortable stay.    

The Alara Motor Inn is a beautifully presented hotel, located 3 minutes drive from the heart of Mackay on the main thoroughfare of Nebo Road (Highway 1).

Mackay is located halfway between Cairns and Brisbane along the Bruce Highway centrally located on the coast and close to the  Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef. 

The property boasts a saltwater swimming pool with a cool spa, 16 HD Foxtel channels, Undercover parking, free wireless internet, and a guest laundry with coin operated washing machine and dryer. 

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Enjoy & Remember Great Times with us

      Easy to find, great central location. The room was really clean and comfortable. The reception staff friendly and welcoming. Highly recommend this hotel for a short stay or an extended... read more


      Have stayed here a bit lately as my house being renovated
    I’ve stayed in disability room that is amazing Very clean and tidy
    Good parking off street and... read more


      My stay at the Alara motor inn was fantastic the room was very spacious and the very clean and tidy .

    Modern feel but still felt like home. Big... read more

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      Enroute from Central Queensland to home (Townsville) with my 80+ yo Mum. The Alara does not stand out as you drive along Nebo Road - but we had insider knowledge... read more

    Greg D


Dining Service

The Seawinds Restaurant at the Alara Motor Inn is an A-la-Carte, fully licensed restaurant, open to our guests as well as the public.

We pride ourselves in serving excellent quality meals with exceptional service.

We also have a fine selection of wines to complement your dining experience.

Our Restaurant is open for dinner Monday to Thursday evening from 5:00pm, Room Service is also available.

Room Service breakfast is also available to guests 7 Days a Week.