Work, rest or play, Shady Rest is the place to stay

Your perfect base to explore the Gympie region

Work...

Located just off the Bruce Highway, we are the perfect choice for locum medical staff, project managers, & mobile work crews. Whether you need to stay for one night or a few months, just give us a call.

Rest...

Enjoy our clean, quiet, & comfortable accommodation. We have everything you need including free Foxtel TV, free wireless internet, R/C air conditioning, complimentary chilled spring water, microwaves, undercover parking, plus a sparkling swimming pool.

or Play!

Stunning beaches, spectacular hinterland, horse riding, fishing, hiking, traditional markets, museums, famous festivals, delicious local food... 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.

See what our Guests have to Say ...

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Quick stay before Fraser...

This place is just off the Bruce Highway, always very clean and tidy, Barbara is just lovely to deal with. Always very accommodating and nothing is ever to much trouble, this is our third time staying here on our trip to Fraser, even let me park in her spot beside the residence as I had the camper in tow and needed to change a bad tyre. Thanks again for the amazing service and great price!

Brant Clan Trip Advisor
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Just lovely...

We had stayed elsewhere in Gympie and didn't like it (it was too cramped)....so we moved to this motel. It was an easy going, neat, uncomplicated, friendly place and we had several options of where to relax. There was also a swimming pool, which I found just lovely in the heat.

Cat Lady Lastminute
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Really pleased...

Great stay here, room very clean, bed comfy. Had a hot brekky was excellent. Staff so friendly and welcoming. Will definitely stay again. Really pleased overall.

Steve Wotif
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Awesome...

Barbara and her team were awesome. Rooms were spotless and well maintained. They were helpful with directions around the area and have deals with local eateries.

Ian Booking.com
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Everything you would need...

It was a very clean, had everything you would need and the staff, managers were very accommodating.

Bernard Agoda

Got a question?

No problem. Drop us a line or give us a call.  You can ask us about availability, room details, food options, places to visit, things to do... anything you want.  Let us help you plan your trip to Gympie.  

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