Work, Rest or Play
Shady Rest is the Place to Stay


Perfect Work Base

Need centrally located, clean, comfortable & quiet accommodation? We regularly provide a great base for locum medical staff, project managers & mobile work crews. Whether you need to stay just one night or a few months, just give us a call.

A Great Night's Sleep

From stunning beaches, horse riding, fishing & hiking to local markets & museums, the Gympie region has it all. Explore all these from your base at Shady Rest and then come back for a great night's sleep & breakfast delivered to your room.

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So Much to Do & See

 Visiting Gympie for events & entertainment such as the Music Muster, Gold Rush Festival, Heart of Gold Film Festival, Cup Day at the Turf Club, or perhaps a fishing competition, cycling or another sporting event? Book in advance now.

What a lovely motel to stay in ...

So peaceful and quite a lovely room to stay in with a beautiful bed to sleep in. I didn't want to get out in the mornings and the pool was just to die for. I would tell everybody to try it out. The staff was so nice and friendly to us I would be back again.

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mrbrown65

Little gem ...

I was very satisfied with our stay at the Shady Rest. Great value for money and friendly staff. The facilities were above average and the rooms did not disappoint. Clean and comfortable with a relaxing feeling and decor. Covered parking to your room and handy coke vending machine near check in was great for a few Bourbon and cokes to wind down after a day on the road.You will be happy with your choice if you stay here.

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Check Out What's Happening in the Gympie Region  ...

Discover how to feed your horse better for less money
Presented by Larissa Bilston, B.AgrS (Hons 1), this fun and informative workshop covers what your horse really needs and how[...]
Got a digital camera and want to learn how to use it?
Discover how to get the most from your DSLR camera with this Basic Fundamentals of Photography Workshop in Gympie Just bring[...]
Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival 2018
Nestled within the golden hills of Gympie, housed in the grand auditorium of the Civic Centre, is the loveliest film[...]
Join the Gympie Voices of Remembrance Choir
Love to sing or already a member of a choir? Come to this free introductory session. Young and old, amateurs[...]

Highly recommended ...

We were late to call on our way north at 9pm, but the owner could not have been more accommodating to us. We even were able to order a sumptuous breakfast over the phone which was delivered to our room in the morning. Very clean room with tea and coffee. We would stay here again for sure. Highly recommended.

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Louise