Phew! You've had a big day & you're tired... All you want to do is stop overnight in a clean room & have a good rest. 158 Nebo Rd, Mackay.

Relax... We've got you covered!

Choose from our range of 35 air-conditioned, ground-floor motel rooms with undercover parking. You will enjoy a good night's sleep in our comfortable beds with a choice of firm or soft pillows. Dine in our restaurant or order room service week nights, or visit one of the local eating establishments within easy walking distance. If you are arriving late and would still like to have dinner, simply call us and we will ensure that your order is in your room ready to be reheated in the microwave on arrival.

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Our Rooms

Choose the right room for you

Tropic Coast Motel is conveniently located on Nebo Road (the Bruce Highway) across the road from the Shamrock Hotel, around the corner from a 24 hour IGA and only 5 minutes drive to Mackay Hospital and Mackay Airport. A variety of room layouts are available that suit singles, families or groups many of which have been refurbished. See more photos in our gallery here >>

Executive Queen

23m2 refurbished rooms with modern decor sleep up to 2 people in 1 queen bed. Relax in the leather lounge chair while you watch Foxtel on the flat-screen TV.

Deluxe Queen/Twin

25m2 room sleeps up to 3 people with 1 queen bed and 1 single bed for use as a twin share or queen room. These rooms are located past the first half of the motel.


27m2 room sleeps up to 4 people with 1 queen bed and 2 single beds. There are 2 different room configurations available.


22.5m2 room sleeps up to 2 people with 1 queen bed. These rooms are located along the left hand side of the complex just past the restaurant.

Home away from home

You will always receive a warm welcome on arrival and our aim is to make you feel at home. If you need anything at all during your stay, you only need to ask our friendly staff. We also offer special packages from the Hot Deal link.

Fresh and clean

All occupied rooms are fully serviced by our cleaning staff on a daily basis during the week, with complimentary beverages and toiletries replenished. Clean towels and other amenities are available by request at other times.

home cooked meals

Weekdays our licensed restaurant is open to the public from 6.00-7.30pm for dinner serving big meals from $10. Breakfast is served in the restaurant 7 days a week. Room service is also available for dinner Monday to Friday. Lunch packs can be ordered from reception.

Easy parking

Undercover parking for guests is located right in front of your room. A large, grassed area to the rear of the property is suitable for trailer, truck & boat parking. Semi trailers can park across the road next to The Shamrock Hotel. The property is also monitored by CCTV 24/7.

check-in times

Our opening hours are Mon-Fri 7.30am-8.30pm, Sat-Sun 8.00am-8.00pm. Check-in time is 2.00pm and check-out time is 10.00am. You can arrange for a late check-in by calling in advance.

Group specials

We cater to sporting groups, clubs, conference groups and work teams alike. If you need to book 3 or more rooms, please contact us for our special package pricing & we will gladly help organise accommodation for your event. HOG members are welcome.


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Room inclusions

Reverse-cycle air conditioning, Ceiling Fan, Wardrobe, Flat-screen TV, Fridge, Microwave, Electric kettle, Biscuits, Coffee, Tea, Sugar, Iron & Ironing Board*, Hairdryer*, Towels, Complimentary toiletries. *Not included in Standard rooms.

Free Wi-Fi

Free internet connection is available throughout the complex with the password in your compendium. Foxtel TV is also included in all rooms & the restaurant with 8 channels to watch.


Dine in our comfy 25-seat licensed restaurant Monday to Friday 6.00-7.30pm or order room service for big meals delivered with a smile. Prices start at $10 for light meals. Kids receive a free ice cream sundae! Click here for our restaurant menu.


You can order breakfast for $15 per person and dine in the restaurant 7 mornings a week. Click here to view our breakfast menu or try our 'Breakfast on the run' toasted bacon & egg sandwich with juice deal.

reception services

What do you need? Documents printed, photocopied or emailed? Organise a delivery here in time for your arrival or simply want to book a taxi? Maybe you need a toaster, wine glasses or cutlery... or even new batteries for a remote? Visit the office for assistance.

On-site laundry

Our laundry has a coin-operated washing machine & clothes dryer, iron & ironing board. Open Mon-Fri 7.30am-8.30pm & 8.00am-8.00pm weekends & public holidays.

Playground & Pool

Our fenced playground includes an in-ground trampoline, play structure & bouncy rides over sand & a grassed area to run around in. The in-ground salt water spa pool and BBQ area are also close by.

BBQ area

Our large covered BBQ area seats 22 people & 2 BBQs are available for use. Located next to the playground & restaurant, it's a great area for event gatherings & you can get drinks from our licensed bar if you wish. We can provide BBQ utensils for you.

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Take a closer look at Tropic Coast Motel

Some people like to get a real close up & personal look at motels before they decide to stay there... In this gallery you can choose the catgeory from the list below to view the relevant images, or simply see them all. Hover over any image & click on the 4-arrowed icon to view a larger image.

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it's decision time!

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Contact Details

158 Nebo Road, Mackay, Qld, 4740

Phone: +61 7 4951-1888
Fax: +61 7 4957-2694