Overview of Miners Rest Motel

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3.8 / 5Good
10 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Laundry



Popular LocationBlackwater Japanese Gardens11 min walk
Popular LocationBlackwater International Coal Centre13 min walk
Popular LocationBlackwater Country Club17 min walk
AirportBlackwater, QLD (BLT)11 min drive

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Free cancellation on all rooms

You can change or cancel this stay if plans change. Because flexibility matters.

  • Basic Single Room, 1 Bedroom, Terrace, Garden View

    Basic Single Room, 1 Bedroom, Terrace, Garden View

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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  • Double Motel Room

    Double Motel Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
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  • Deluxe Cabin, 1 Queen Bed

    Deluxe Cabin, 1 Queen Bed

    Room amenities

    • 278 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Business Twin Room, 1 Bedroom

    Business Twin Room, 1 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
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  • Family Twin Room, 2 Bedrooms

    Family Twin Room, 2 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 5
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  • Exclusive Apartment

    Exclusive Apartment

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 8
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About this area


Miners Rest Motel is located in Blackwater. Local points of interest include Blackwater Japanese Gardens, Blackwater International Coal Centre, and Blackwater Country Club. Our guests appreciate the motel's central and quiet location.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Blackwater Japanese Gardens - 11 min walk
  • Blackwater International Coal Centre - 13 min walk
  • Blackwater Country Club - 17 min walk
  • Blackwater Hospital - 19 min walk
  • Bluff Racecourse - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Blackwater Station - 5 min walk
  • Emerald, QLD (EMD) - 68 min drive

About this property

Miners Rest Motel

Motel in Blackwater with free parking
Along with laundry facilities, this motel has a library and a garden. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, barbecues, a picnic area and a vending machine are on-site. All 80 rooms provide conveniences such as 2 bathrooms and electric kettles, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with DVD players. Other amenities available to guests include hobs, showers and desks. Limited housekeeping is available.
Miners Rest Motel offers 80 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with DVD players and free toiletries. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.
Bathrooms include a shower. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking

Family friendly

DVD player
Laundry facilities


Vending machine

Guest services

Front desk (limited hours)
Housekeeping (limited)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage


BBQ grill(s)
Picnic area


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

Room amenities


Air conditioning


2 bathrooms
Free toiletries


DVD player
Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

Electric kettle


Laptop-friendly workspace



Check-in between noon - 5 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 5 PM. <br />If you are planning to arrive after 5 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 10.0 per day.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Payment types accepted at this property


Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 10.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
All reviews

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2018

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Just a nice country experience and hospitality. Thanks

Stayed 1 night in Oct. 2018


  • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
  • Disliked: Room comfort

Clean rooms but twin room needs new mattresses as they seemed rather worn out

Stayed 1 night in Sep. 2018

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Nice quiet motel.

Stayed here for a week, was close to everything, really quiet and comfortable rooms/cabins. Lady who manages it was so friendly and commited to making your stay as comfortable as possible. Will be my first choice if I’m ever travelling out that way again!

Stayed 4 nights in Jun. 2018

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort

The motel is in a quiet location. The lady in charge wasvery helpful and considerate.

Stayed 3 nights in May 2018