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

      We stayed overnight at the Alara Motor Inn at MacKay on the 19/07/18 Many Motels to choose from We hit the lucky jackpot Friendly receptionist Competitive price for a... read more

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      I’m a female rep and my usual motel was full so I gave Alara a try and I’m glad I did. The room was contemporary, very clean and comfortable.... read more

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      1st stay...The woman at the front desk super friendly and engaging, let us in our room 6 hours early. 2nd stay my credit card would not work let us stay... read more

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      I was pleased to find our room was exactly as it is in the advertising. The fit out is better than some hotels that I had paid double this... read more

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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.