Mercure Capricorn Resort  4 stars

Farnborough Road, Yeppoon, Australia, 4703  show mapSave
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The resort style Mercure Capricorn Resort bears 4 stars and offers a tennis court, BBQ facilities and karaoke.

This hotel is situated 2.3km away from Skeikampen Alpinecentre. A 20-minute walk to the center of Yeppoon.

The vicinity of coral reefs and palm trees as well as quick access to shopping centers, bars and restaurants set the hotel apart.

Just 45 minutes from Rockhampton airport.


Guests are offered 280 non-smoking hotel rooms equipped with a kitchenette, a microwave, a work desk, individual climate control and a private balcony. They are fitted with a dryer, a stove and kitchenware as well as en suite bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and a bathtub.


Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. At the restaurant Australian dishes are served. Coffee can be savored in the café bar.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of AUD 24.50 per person per night. 


A shopping service, an ironing service and a wake up service as well as currency exchange, a designated smoking area and a safe deposit box are available at the hotel.


A hot tub, a sauna and a wellness center are available on-site. Sport facilities include horse riding, canoeing and mini golf and more.


Hotel TV cable high-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms and the rate is AUD 11 per hour

Guest Parking

Free Public hotel parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms   281.


City Center Yeppoon - 4000 ft
Airports Rockhampton (ROK) - 25.2 mi, Gladstone (GLT) - 60.0 mi
Ski areas Skeikampen Alpinecentre - 1.4 mi
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  • Parking (fee required)
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free transportation
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Trouser Press
  • Designated smoking area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Mini golf
  • Table tennis
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Business center
  • High speed internet access
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
  • Children's play area
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Karaoke
  • Bowling
  • Fitness center
  • Golf
  • Fishing
  • Exercise gym
  • Tennis
  • Horseback riding
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Tennis court
  • Hot tub
  • Shiatsu massage
  • BBQ facilities
Room view
  • Ocean view
  • Lagoon view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
  • Balcony
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Toilet
Kitchen facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Satellite TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Internet access



from  2 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of AUD 5 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of AUD 40 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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          Mercure Capricorn Resort Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Mercure Capricorn Resort

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          Based on 46 reviews

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          • Family with children

            The pool was very nice. The environment and garden were very nice. Staff were helpful.

            Some of the room facilities are a little tired and breaking, the tap in the shower, a stool, the sheets were a little worn.....floors need a good clean.

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            The entrance to the property and the staff were its best feature.

            Obviously rundown, entire property needs makeover. Our room was not cleaned during our stay.

            • Average rating
          • Family with children

            Loved the surroundings and the counter staff were really helpful and efficient. The food at the Tsuruya Restaurant was amazing, Even though at the high end of pricing we would probably go back to the restaurant. Amazing pool. Activities were easy to book and the staff were very helpful. Saw lots of kangaroos, kookaburras and even some brolgas - was lovely.

            The room smelled mouldy as did some other parts of the resort. The housekeeping staff were noisy to the point where we were woken twice (our room was close to their store rooms). On one occasion they left it so late we didn't end up having our room cleaned. We looked at the other restaurant (Billabong) which was far too highly priced for our tastes. We actually drove to Yeppoon centre due to the pricing. When we went to "mini golf" we were surprised that it was just putting greens and not the normal landscaped / obstacle mini golf we're used to. We did end up playing and enjoying it, but it was not what we expected. It would have been nice to have a microwave oven in the room. We expected separate rooms / bathrooms for parents / kids, but parents bed was in living room and only one bathroom. Expected better of a "Rydes" resort, even if they only manage it.

            • Average rating
          • Family with children

            The atmosphere was family orientated with lots of activities. The rooms were quiet with a lovely view. We thought that the internet ad was misleading when it came to facilities in the rooms. We expected that a two bedroom suite would have two bathrooms and that the furniture would be in a better state of repair. I should also mention that there appears to be a mould problem inside the rooms. I understand the weather has been extremely damp but something should be done about this.

            • Average rating
          • Family with children

            The beach was lovely, staff were helpful and food in Japanese and Billabong restaraunts adequate if a little expensive.

            We didn't like the state of the rooms, very strong mould and mildew smell. Bathroom tap was broken and made showering difficult. We booked a non-smoking room but the room reeked of cigarette smoke, also smokers on neighbouring balconies made it unbearable to enjoy the view or sea breezes.

            • Average rating
          • Group of friends

            Location to the beach, great pool and waterfall and activities.

            The musky smell in the room, probably due to all the rain this summer!

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            Location is okay, but not that close to the ocean. Helpful staff.

            Some aspects of this resort start to show their age. Services and extras are rather expensive.

            • Average rating
          • Group of friends

            The room smelt and was dirty, there were three massive beetles in the room, we could not stay in it and evenk though the resort was massive and there was hardly anyone around they would not change our room and were rude so we left, the worst hotel I have ever been to by far!

            • Average rating
          • Single

            The swimming pool

            The resort is generally run down. My room was dirty and had water leaking in through the ceiling. Also house keeping was none existant and the paint work and fixtures are old, dirty and in need of a major revamp. The worst Rydges I have stayed in.

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          • Couple

            The pool

            Tv reception and volume control

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          • Older travelers

            Good pools and surrounding activities, ie putting green. Nice grounds with native wildlife.

            the restuarants were good but there was a lack of menu choices.

            • Average rating
          • Couple


            The fact that they did not try to improve their facilities and make the trip easier for the guests even though they knew it was going to be full for an event. Overpriced every single thing since they know its impossible to get out of there being far from any town.

            • Average rating
          • Single

            Loved the rural setting with beach just a moment away. The lay out of resort was great with plenty of room for everyone.

            The bed was very old with springs coming up through it into your back do not expect that when paying premium price for a room with sea view.

            • Average rating
          • Family with children

            Was a great weekend we live local and are regulars. Great pool area and staff helpful. Went to japanese restaurant which is excellent service and food. We stayed in the ibe bedroom apartments and they were well stocked with kitchen stuff etc. loved being on ground floor as had young son of seven who loved playing on lawn at front with other kids.

            The cleaning in the apartment was not great lots of cobwebs and some of the bedding wasnt great. The resort for the price it charges needs to up its game a bit or make it cheaper. We go regularly and so know what to expect but first timers or people ttavelling from elsewhere may be disappointed. The resort is a bit tired in parts also on the saturday there were no pool towels and was 40 minute wait for them. Ad I say if you are paying top dollar then you expect a bit better.

            • Average rating
          • Family with children

            The environment, the activities in the resort even though some cost a bit pricy and being at the beach front.

            Hotel room doesn't have some utilities such as microwave , basin for washing dishes, and proper dinning table.

            • Average rating
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