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

      Kerri and her team are second to none. Being a FIFO worker I’m a frequent guest at the Alara and cannot recommend it enough. Rooms are fantastic and service is... read more

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      On our way back home from Brisbane, and we required one nights accommodation. Alara Motor Inn was very affordable at $84.00 for the night. The room was quiet, clean and... read more

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      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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      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.