There is nothing short of friendly outback hospitality and comfort at the Abajaz Motor Inn in Longreach. If you’re still undecided where to stay on your next trip to the Central West; we recommend to grab a coffee and read on! Here are the 10 top reasons why you should consider a night or two (three, or four….) in this spacious 18 roomed motel.
1. It’s known as one of the friendliest motels in town
If you’re in search of some true country hospitality, your hosts Rodd and Liane from the Abajaz Motor Inn will show you just that! Rodd and Liane will go above and beyond for you from the moment you arrive or farewell your trip from Longreach.
“We’ve been managing the Abajaz for almost 10 years and love living in a vibrant, friendly and welcoming community! Our recent renovations to the rooms have been based on great traveller feedback that we love reading at the end of our shifts. We wish for nothing more than a great stay for our visitors travelling through the Longreach region. ” – Rodd & Liane
2. Spacious and comfortable rooms are guaranteed
If you’re looking for some comfort for a couple of nights outside of the tent or caravan, the Abajaz has 18 great value-for-money rooms available. Their clean, spacious and comfortable rooms are available as single, twin, family or queen rooms which are all air-conditioned.
3. It’s a short walk from the iconic railway station
The perfect Outback Queensland experience begins onboard the Spirit of the Outback, a journey through ever-changing scenery and rugged terrain between Brisbane and Longreach. Arrive into town on Wednesday or Sunday and step off onto the historic railway platform. From here it’s a short 500 metre stroll (or one minute drive) to your new temporary home at the Abajaz. As an ideal location for those feeling peckish, you’ll be chuffed to know you’re no more than a walk away from the local RSL, Birdcage restaurant, CCD and award winning Harry’s Restaurant.
4. You’ll guaranteed discounts as an Outback Mate
Outback Mates is a member-based loyalty program that guarantees great deals and discounts for travellers and locals in the Outback Queensland region. Lookout for the Outback Mates sign on the Abajaz reception door and inquire about the ‘Free* Continental Breakfast for 2’! You can check out the full list of deals on the Outback Mates website.
5. It’s located outside the Longreach Botanic Walkway
For those who love an early start to the day, Longreach’s Botanic walk is right on your doorstep. The Botanic walk is a 2.5 kilometre interpretive native flora walk which stretches from the town centre to the Longreach Pastoral College. As an ideal experience for any enthusiastic botanist, bird watcher or fitness guru, the walk features interpretive signs, blooming native flora and safe enjoyable exercise equipment. For those taking on a peaceful afternoon walk, you’ll be nothing but mesmerised by a sunset behind the Qantas Founders Museum and Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame.
6. There are pet-friendly rooms available
A trip with the whole family is never complete without a furry friend by your side! You and your pets will be able to ensure a great night together in the newly furnished tiled ensuite rooms complete with a special doorway access for your travelling companion. As pet-friendly rooms are limited (particularly in the Winter months), be sure to give our mates a call before your trip to the west.
7. You’ll never feel disconnected
For those that are in need of a technology hit after being out on the road, you’ll be glad to hear that FREE Wifi connectivity and Austar are available in all rooms. Once you’ve caught up on the latest flicks and taken a few selfies or two, ensure you upload your snaps of the Abajaz using the hashtag #OutbackQueensland on instagram.
8. Breakfast can be delivered to your room
The Abajaz will have all your morning hunger cravings sorted with a hearty meal delivered right to your door. Tuck into a classic brekky of bacon, eggs and ‘all the good stuff’, before a big day of sight seeing in Longreach. Not to mention that all rooms feature a microwave, fridge and kettle when you’re in need of a cuppa or light snack. But it doesn’t stop there. In true country hospitality spirit, Rodd & Liane also offer packed lunches; perfect for the next busy day ahead.
9. There’s a pool to cool off in if you’re visiting in summer
…or anytime in the year for that matter,
Nothing completes the warm days of the Outback better than a holiday with a pool. Accessible until 9pm, you’ll have plenty of time for a swim following a day exploring the town. Got a few snags left from your camping trip? No worries. The nearby gas barbeque and cooking utensils have got you covered.
10. It holds a ‘Certificate of Excellence’ from TripAdvisor
It’s not called the friendliest motel in town for nothing. The Abajaz Motor Inn have earnt themselves TripAdvisor’s stamp of approval, meaning the guests agree that they are delivering truly good outback hospitality and are getting bang for your buck.