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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

      Great value , clean comfortable modern room ,great for 2 people travelling together as the have rooms with two really comfortable beds!! 3 days travelling from Townsville and stayed in couple of grungy places , the Alara was a treat!! Kerry the manager was so...More

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      It was a last minute decision to find a hotel that would accommodate our family of 5 for the night. We stumbled across Alara while searching for somewhere to stay and boy are we glad we did. Due to travelling with a trailer we are...More

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      Picked this one off the net and glad I did. Really easy to get to from airport, very clean rooms, comfy and good parking. Friendly staff and all round great experience. Very handy to the city centre only a few minutes drive.

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      Stayed overnight on a northbound drive from Brisbane- Cairns. Booked on the road via, so easy! Didn’t check the reception closing times as we were pretty tired. Thankfully Kerrie called to advise where they would leave the keys as they were closing up. We...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.

At any time when our restaurant is not open we have organised with a restaurant approximately 300m down the road to cater for our guest including a charge back facility.