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Motel Northview Mackay
3.5 out of 5
1 Phillip Street, Mount Pleasant, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £54 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
2.78 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (70 reviews)

"The lady at reception is very helpful and the hotel is a great place to have a rest along the trip"…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

Motel Northview Mackay
ibis Mackay
4 out of 5
Christensen Crescent, Mackay Airport, South Mackay, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £57 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
2.44 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (262 reviews)

"Modern and ultra clean. Comfy bed and quiet soundproofed rooms. Dinner in the restaurant was very good. Right next to the airport terminal for those with early flights and free parking for those with car"…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2020

ibis Mackay
Coral Sands Motel
3.5 out of 5
44 Macalister Street, Mackay, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £54 per night from 5 Oct to 6 Oct
0.23 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (305 reviews)

"The room was clean and tidy with cable tv which was a nice surprise. The room didn't have a microwave or a toaster which would have been handy."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jul 2020

Coral Sands Motel

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Dolphin Heads Resort
3.5 out of 5
6 Beach Road, Dolphin Heads, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £82 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
7.4 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (321 reviews)

"Great location on the beach and nice clean room. Many Thanks"…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

Dolphin Heads Resort
Mantra Mackay
4 out of 5
Mackay Harbour, 40 Mulherin Road, Mackay Harbour, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £85 per night from 18 Oct to 19 Oct
3.15 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (645 reviews)

"Great location. Spectacular views. Close to restaurants and bars."…"

Reviewed on 15 Jun 2020

Mantra Mackay
Rydges Mackay Suites
4 out of 5
9 Gregory Street, Mackay, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £79 per night from 16 Oct to 17 Oct
0.14 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (929 reviews)

"Overall good stay, only downside was the lack of hotel parking and having to park on the street."…"

Reviewed on 27 Aug 2020

Rydges Mackay Suites
Mackay Oceanside Central Hotel
4 out of 5
2C East Gordon Street, East Mackay, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £55 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
1.12 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (351 reviews)

"Clean tidy spacious rooms With a huge Comfy bed and quiet room"…"

Reviewed on 20 Jun 2020

Mackay Oceanside Central Hotel
Oaks Mackay Rivermarque Hotel
4 out of 5
55-63 River Street, Mackay, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £94 per night from 9 Oct to 10 Oct
0.35 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (364 reviews)
Oaks Mackay

"Great stay."…"

Reviewed on 23 Jun 2020

Oaks Mackay Rivermarque Hotel
Mackay Seabreeze Apartments
4 out of 5
14 Scawfell Avenue, Slade Point, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £66 per night from 5 Oct to 6 Oct
5.13 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (365 reviews)

"Being Pet friendly and location on beach front, with meals available from adjacent hotel"…"

Reviewed on 25 Sep 2020

Mackay Seabreeze Apartments
Lanai Riverside Apartments
4.5 out of 5
20 River Street, Mackay, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £111 per night from 9 Oct to 10 Oct
0.4 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (257 reviews)

"The property was clean quiet and very central to food and shopping and the beach great stay wouldn’t hesitate to book there again"…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2020

Lanai Riverside Apartments
Riviera Mackay
4 out of 5
5 - 7 Nelson St, Mackay, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £99 per night from 11 Oct to 12 Oct
0.38 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (302 reviews)

"Convenient location and great view. Good for kids, and the washer dryer set-up was really handy."…"

Reviewed on 8 Sep 2020

Riviera Mackay
Oaks Mackay Carlyle Suites
4 out of 5
23 Alfred Street, Mackay, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £88 per night from 9 Oct to 10 Oct
0.31 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (258 reviews)

"Beautifully clean, could have better instruction on room numbers/floor levels with more instructions on how to use TV couldn’t work out volume. Didn’t know how to let guests in either (Uber eats)."…"

Reviewed on 3 Sep 2020

Oaks Mackay Carlyle Suites
Shamrock Gardens Motel
3.5 out of 5
48 Donaldson Street, West Mackay, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £67 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
1.75 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (114 reviews)

"Clean spacious rooms. Reception very helpful and friendly."…"

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2020

Shamrock Gardens Motel
Windmill Motel and Events Centre
4 out of 5
5 Highway Plaza Bruce Hwy, Mount Pleasant, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £68 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
2.23 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (543 reviews)

"Friendly and helpful staff. Clean and excellent facility. Beautiful meal in the restaurant. Excellent."…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar 2020

Windmill Motel and Events Centre
Reef Resort Motel
4 out of 5
166-170 Nebo Road, West Mackay, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £61 per night from 8 Oct to 9 Oct
1.71 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (248 reviews)

"Needs some maintenance but room was clean. Staff are friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Reef Resort Motel
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Visiting Mackay

Visitors to Mackay are sure to enjoy the marina and gardens. Tourists can also enjoy the city's theme park and local tours. A top sight in the city is Cape Hillsborough National Park.

  • There are 75 hotels and other accommodation options in Mackay
  • The closest major airport is in Mackay, QLD (MKY), 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Mackay

Cultural venues in the city include Artspace Mackay, Mackay Enertainment and Convention Centre and Greenmount Homestead. Attractions like Bluewater Lagoon and Mackay Leisure Centre are fun for everyone, not just kids. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the gardens and these places to visit: Cape Hillsborough National Park, Bucasia Beach and Harrup Park.

In Mount Pleasant, you'll find 75 accommodation choices and hotels to make planning easier for your perfect retreat at an affordable rate. Here you'll find top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Mackay Oceanside Central Hotel - With a stay at this 4-star motel, guests can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Econo Lodge Beachside - Our customers like the beach locale and overall value at this motel. With a stay at this 3-star motel, guests can enjoy access to free parking and a free airport shuttle, along with free WiFi.
  • Alara Motor Inn - This 3.5-star hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its dining options and clean, comfortable rooms.

Getting around Mackay

If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Mackay Station, Sarina Station or Geeberga Station. Mackay might not have many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Mackay

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 30°C and the night-time average to be 21°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 27°C during the day and 13°C at night
  • July to September averages 26°C during the day and 13°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 30°C during the day and 18°C at night
  • About 1647 millimetres of rain falls on Mackay each year
  • Hottest months are usually December and January with an average temperature of 30°C, while the coldest months are July and June with an average of 14°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Mackay?
Econo Lodge Beachside is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star property offers free WiFi and free parking. Other top choices based on traveller reviews include Quest Mackay on Gordon and International Lodge.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Mackay, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the top deals on offer in Mackay.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Mackay?
Based on reviews, Sun Plaza Motel Mackay is a popular 3-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Boomerang Motor Hotel and Mackay Rose Motel.
What's the best hotel for families in Mackay?
Riviera Mackay is a top 4-star apartment on Expedia for families, and features in-room kitchens and free parking. Other good choices for your child-friendly holiday include White Lace Motor Inn and Coral Cay Resort. Also, attractions such as Bluewater Lagoon and Mackay Leisure Centre are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a couple going to Mackay?
The Feathered Nest - Wildlife Retreat is a favourite 5-star country house for couples, and features jetted baths and an outdoor pool. Another good option for your romantic getaway is Mantra Mackay.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Mackay?
BIG4 Mackay Marine Tourist Park is a top property for people travelling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and a children’s pool for its human guests. Other good choices to stay with your pet include Seaforth Holiday Units and Tramway Motel.
What's the best accommodation option for a beach holiday in Mackay?
Illawong Beach Resort is a top 3-star beach hotel offering an outdoor pool and free WiFi, located within a short 10-minute walk of Illawong Beach . Other good options for your stay near the beach include Mackay Oceanside Central Hotel and Comfort Resort Blue Pacific.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in Mackay?
Direct Hotels - Pacific Sands is a 4.5-star aparthotel with an outdoor pool, and a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a luxurious stay. The Feathered Nest - Wildlife Retreat and Rydges Mackay Suites are other upscale choices for your stay.
What's the best golf hotel in Mackay?
Halliday Bay Resort is a top cottage that has a golf course and features a restaurant. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Dolphin Heads Resort and Mid City Motor Inn. You can tee off at Black Springs Golf Club or Sarina Golf Course while you’re in town.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Mackay?
Dolphin Heads Resort is a popular 3.5-star hotel featuring 2 outdoor swimming pools, a children’s pool and a poolside bar. A couple of other options that feature an on-site pool include Mackay Oceanside Central Hotel and Oaks Mackay Rivermarque Hotel.

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