Ambassador Motor Lodge

Best Western Ambassador Motor Lodge

Hervey Bay should be on everyone’s list of places to visit in the Queensland area. And when you make the journey, you are going to need somewhere comfortable to spend the night.

The Ambassador Motor Lodge is the perfect spot to explore Hervey Bay and the surrounding areas and is a two-minute walk from the beautiful Pialba Beach, so you can wake up every morning and stretch your legs on the seafront.

Tours to local attractions and pick up from the motel makes it super convenient.

The Ambassador Motor Lodge is a 3.5 star rated motel in Hervey Bay located on the Esplanade opposite Pialba Bay Beach. It has a variety of room sizes, a plunge pool, BBQ area and picnic area. Breakfast is delivered to the rooms every morning and packed lunch options are available for day trips.

The Ambassador Motor Lodge is in the perfect location to explore Hervey Bay and the surrounding areas. Located at the beachfront, you can wander out of the motel and take in the beach and the local eateries and shops.

It is close to a variety of tourist attractions so there will always be something for you to do, and many tours (e.g. Fraser Island) pick up directly from the motel.

This motel has everything you need to have a clean and comfortable stay at Hervey Bay. It is a classic motor lodge motel but it is very well presented and the customer service is excellent.

The motel has a plunge pool and a BBQ and picnic area for you to relax in after a busy day’s sightseeing. You can also rent a bike to make exploring that much more fun and, if you want a night out, there is a babysitting service available.

Breakfast is delivered to your room every morning and you can order a packed lunch to take with you when you go exploring for the day.

There is also a range of services available for business travellers, including a business centre that is open from 07:00 until 21:00, computers, datapoints, photocopying, and more.

Ambassador Motor Lodge Rating

The Ambassador Motor Lodge has an average rating of 4 out of 5 (“very good”) on Trip Advisor. Guests raved about its great location and proximity to the beach, restaurants, and tourist attractions.

They were also impressed with how modern, spacious, and clean the rooms were as well as how quiet the motel is for such a central location. Some guests felt that the motel’s style was old-fashioned and dated and that it was basic.

Ambassador Motor Lodge Room Types

All rooms at the Ambassador Motor Lodge come with:

  • breakfast delivered to the room
  • an ensuite bathroom with either a standalone shower or a shower over a bath
  • a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries
  • reverse cycle split system air conditioning
  • heating
  • a 32-inch flat-screen HD LCD TV with free Foxtel
  • blackout curtains
  • daily housekeeping
  • a desk
  • a safe
  • a clock radio
  • a fridge and tea/coffee making facilities (a toaster is available on request)
  • an iron and full-sized ironing board
  • free high-speed WiFi

There are a variety of room sizes available to suit different groups.

Queen Rooms

These rooms will fit two people and have a queen-sized bed.

Deluxe Rooms

These rooms will fit three people and have a queen bed and a single bed.

Balcony Rooms

These rooms will fit two people and have a king bed and a balcony.

Disabled Access Rooms

Accessible rooms are available.

Ambassador Motor Lodge Surroundings/Location

The Ambassador Motor Lodge is located at:

296 Charlton Esplanade
Hervey Bay

The motel is a two-minute walk from the Pialba Bay Beach, seafront, ocean walk, and bike path. It is less than a mile away from the WetSide Water Eduction Park, a 200-metre walk from the shopping and business district, and less than a mile from the Hervey Bay Historical Museum.

There is a wide variety of tourist attractions and recreational activities close by, including:

Many of the local tours, including Fraser Island, will pick you up from the Ambassador Motor Lodge and you can arrange your booking with help from the reception desk staff.

There is a variety of eateries within easy walking distance of the motel, including:

The motel is also close to shops including Pialba Place Shopping and Stockland Hervey Bay. The nearby Urangan Markets are open every Friday night from 16:00 with a free bouncy castle, and they are well worth the visit.

Ambassador Motor Lodge Facilities

The Ambassador Motor Lodge has plenty of facilities and amenities to help make your stay more comfortable, including:

  • safe deposit box
  • dry cleaning (small charge)
  • self-service laundromat
  • fax, photocopying (nominal fee), computers, datapoints
  • free WiFi
  • free outdoor undercover parking
  • invoicing
  • concierge service
  • baggage storage
  • tour desk
  • babysitting (extra charge)
  • daily housekeeping
  • vending machine
  • designated smoking area
  • car and bicycle hire
  • air conditioning and heating
  • accessible rooms and facilities
  • plunge pool
  • BBQ area
  • picnic area
  • breakfast delivered to the room
  • business centre

Ambassador Motor Lodge Check-in And Check-Out Times

Check-in at the Ambassador Motor Lodge is between 14:00 and 20:00. Late-night check-in can be arranged depending on availability. Check-out is by 10:00. Express check-in and check-out are available.

The Ambassador Motor Lodge is the perfect place to stay if you want to explore Hervey Bay and the surrounding areas.

It can serve as the ideal base for visiting all of the local tourist attractions, including Fraser Island, but the great thing about this motel is that it is also perfect for accessing everything the local area has to offer.

It is right on the seafront and within walking distance of local bars, restaurants, and shops, as well as parks, beaches, and interesting walks/cycle paths. The motel itself is clean and comfortable and has a pool and BBQ area but, most of all, the staff will make sure that you have everything you need.

Whether that be something extra for your room or help with deciding on activity and booking it.


The website is run by myself Daniel Clarke, I’m lucky enough to have been living in Hervey Bay, for 29 years so I’m classed as a local I have seen many changes over this time.

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