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10 Best Hotels in Mackay

Rydges Mackay Suites
4 out of 5
9 Gregory Street, Mackay, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$142 per night
0.23 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (924 reviews)

"Lovely service from reception friendly and very attentive. Bed was comfy, room spacious, walking distance to shops and eateries and area was quiet."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul. 2020

Rydges Mackay Suites
Oaks Mackay Rivermarque Hotel
4 out of 5
55-63 River Street, Mackay, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$169 per night
0.57 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (356 reviews)

"The room was very run down, BIG cracks in the walls, green stain grout in the shower and a big hole next to the exhaust fan in the shower. The bed cover had brown marks on it."…"

Reviewed on 4 May 2020

Oaks Mackay Rivermarque Hotel
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 AU$124 per night
1.8 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (348 reviews)

"Alway comfortable & great service"…"

Reviewed on 30 Mar. 2020

Mackay Oceanside Central Hotel

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Oaks Mackay Carlyle Suites
4 out of 5
23 Alfred Street, Mackay, QLD
The price is AU$159 per night
0.5 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (251 reviews)

"Room well equipped,clean but no frills. ,staff excellent and friendly. Bed firm which was great after a full days travel."…"

Reviewed on 14 Jul. 2020

Oaks Mackay Carlyle Suites
Mantra Mackay
4 out of 5
Mackay Harbour, 40 Mulherin Road, Mackay Harbour, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$149 per night
5.07 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (641 reviews)

"Good location great views, good meals and convenient parking"…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Mantra Mackay
Coral Cay Resort
4.5 out of 5
14-18 Nebo Rd, West Mackay, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$106 per night
1.62 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (680 reviews)
Convenient, clean and competitively priced

"Walking distance to city centre. Efficient check in. Rooms clean and comfortable. Nice pool. Very competitively priced. No issues at all."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

Coral Cay Resort
Lanai Riverside Apartments
4.5 out of 5
20 River Street, Mackay, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$192 per night
0.64 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (256 reviews)

"Our stay was so wonderful! It was so nice to walk into the apartment and have it be even better than it appeared in the photos. It was clean and met everything I hoped it would be. The communication from Lanai Apartments was so good. They were so helpful and their instructions via text and over the ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Apr. 2020

Lanai Riverside Apartments
Lantern Motor Inn
3.5 out of 5
149-151 Nebo Road, West Mackay, QLD
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2.58 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (99 reviews)

"Room was a little outdated, however it was clean, tidy and comfortable and reasonably priced."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020

Lantern Motor Inn
ibis Mackay
4 out of 5
Christensen Crescent, Mackay Airport, South Mackay, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$103 per night
3.93 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (260 reviews)

"It was nice and clean and right at the airport everything was there meals etc znd the staff were very helpfull"…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug. 2020

ibis Mackay
White Lace Motor Inn
4 out of 5
73 Nebo Rd, West Mackay, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$103 per night
2.13 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (502 reviews)

"Even though it is in a busy road, we had no problems with noise, staff was very kind and very warm. Clean rooms and nice premises."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jun. 2020

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Visiting Mackay

Visitors to Mackay are sure to enjoy the waterfront and gardens. Tourists can also enjoy the city's theme park and water parks.

  • There are 65 hotels and other accommodations in Mackay
  • The closest major airport is in Mackay, QLD (MKY) 3.8 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Mackay

Cultural venues in the city include Artspace Mackay, Mackay Enertainment and Convention Centre, and Greenmount Homestead. Attractions like Queens Park Orchid House, Bluewater Lagoon, and Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens are fun for kids of all ages. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the gardens and such places to visit as Jubilee Park and Harrup Park.

In Mackay, you'll find 65 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday retreat. Here are 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 favorite with Expedia travelers for its quiet location and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Riviera Mackay - Our customers like the beach locale and clean, comfortable rooms at this apartment. With a stay at this 4-star apartment, guests can enjoy access to free parking and a rooftop terrace, along with an in-room kitchen.
  • Quest Mackay on Gordon - With a stay at this 4.5-star apartment, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its convenient parking and central location.

Getting Around Mackay

With so many choices for transportation, exploring all of Mackay is easy. If you want to journey outside of the area, hop aboard a train from Mackay Station, Sarina Station, or Geeberga Station. You can learn about your water travel options at the marina.

Dressing for Mackay

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 86°F during the day and 70°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 81°F, while the average at night is 56°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 79°F with nighttime averages of 55°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 86°F and nighttime averages of 64°F
  • Average annual rainfall for Mackay is 64.84 inches
  • Usually December and January are the hottest months with an average of 85°F, whereas July and June are often coldest, averaging 56°F

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 Tramway Motel and Motel Northview Mackay.
What's the best accommodation option for a beach holiday in Mackay?
Illawong Beach Resort is a top 3-star beach hotel with an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Mackay Oceanside Central Hotel and Comfort Resort Blue Pacific. Head to Eimeo Beach or Bucasia Beach for some quality time by the water.
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 accommodations with pools in Mackay?
Ocean International is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a restaurant and free WiFi. A couple of other options that feature an on-site pool include Dolphin Heads Resort and Mackay Oceanside Central Hotel.

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