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

      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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      I just found myself in the area a few times travelling for business. I stayed here because I'm familiar with it. Clean and comfy. Nice TV's. The motel is on... read more

    Brien J

      I booked a room for $84 for one night on a quick road trip up the coast. The facilities exceeded my expectations. The customer service was efficient and friendly. I... read more

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      Comfortable stay and fantastic service whilst staying there from the staff.
    Breakfast was nice however a little expensive. The bed was very comfortable and had a great night sleep. Bathroom... read more

    Jas W


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.