Valentine’s Day

Book your special Valentine’s Day dinner at The Green Room restaurant, Blue Shades Motel.

You never know where it might lead – we have rooms. Call 41222777 for your romantic reservation.



Blue Shades Motel Standard Room renovations are complete.

Clean and bright, with a variety of options from Queen, Queen and single to Twin, plus a pet-friendly room, you will want to stay more than one night.


PLUS the refurbished fully licensed restaurant, The Green Room, is now offering a delicious new menu for on-site dining.

The restaurant is open Monday to Saturday, 6pm-8pm to visitors and the public with bookings taken on 41222777.

Come and try something a little different from anything else in Maryborough – you’ll love it!


Blue Shades Motel is currently undergoing a massive transformation. Our spacious, comfortable Standard rooms will soon be refreshingly modernised with beautiful new bath rooms, lovely new carpets, lighting, desks and cabinetry new bedroom setting and side tables. A new commercial kitchen is going in to the Restaurant, with a delicious new Menu being planned right now. Our friendly welcome will continue in our soon to be reveal new Reception area. Exciting times!

Until completion we have no Standard or ground floor rooms available, and there are no meals available on site, however we do have some business and executive rooms and a pool room available for you. Also available are Breakfast packs and Dinner meals can be delivered to your room ordered from The Lamington Hotel Bistro across the road and Corporate chargeback is available.

The Conference room is also having a facelift so is out of action.

Our current entry to the Motel is via FERRY LANE during the renovation.

So when heading North on Ferry Street, from Gympie for example, cross the Lamington Bridge, second right into Queen Street, then first left into Ferry Lane where you will see signs into the driveway.

When heading South on Ferry street you will see the motel on the corner of Ferry and Queen Street. Turn left into Queen Street, then left into FERRY LANE where you will see signs into the driveway.

Drive up to the end, where the pool is and press the bell for service, or phone 41222777 on arrival for check-in.

Things should be all in place by the 27th November at this stage. The our fantastic new rooms will be revealed!!!

Hope to see you soon

The Blue Shades Team

dyno day at maryborough speedway

Queensland Chassis Dyno will be @ The Maryborough Speedway on Saturday the 12th Of August. Trophies for Highest Horsepower Registered, Highest Horsepower Unregistered, Lowest Horsepower, and Closest Guess Horsepower. $60 Three Runs and Printout. EFTPOS or Cash, Pay on the day.

"This is an awesome fun day where horsepower is on display – check out the cars "

James Grice
brolga theatre

Winner of the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition, Russian pianist Andrey Gugnin will perform a piano recital at the Brolga Theatre in Maryborough.

"This is a chance to see a great great pianist …. highly recommended "

Sam Davis