Marco Polo Articles

Our Best Features

It was recently brought to my attention that we don’t have any pictures of our little bit of river that Marco Polo backs onto.

The lovely garden overlooks Browns Creek which is abundant with fish, water dragons, birdlife and occasionally stingrays. The little jetty allows you an up close encounter and is the perfect place to feed the ever hungry fish and ducks.  Read more . . . .

River Garden Guests

Martin bridge

Martin Bridge is getting a well earned revamp.  The bridge was opened in May 1940 and named in honour of Lewis Martin, the member for Oxley and Minister for works and Local Government.  It was a major piece of engineering with 2 concrete counterbalances 

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Heating Things Up

We’ve had a fun weekend here at Marco Polo Taree.  Putting in lighting around the pool and river garden.  The pool garden is looking lovely now as the plants grow up and allow the lights to create wonderful shapes on the fence.

The river garden is also lovely with the trees being lit up and the serenity 

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Exciting Development

FIGTREES on the Manning is located on the northern bank of the Manning River, approximately 2km east of the Taree town centre. The site is around 20ha in size and includes a closed dairy factory in Pitt Street, through to and including the Mid Coast Ford site in Bligh Street, Chatham.

The development will begin soon with the construction of a Read more …

Yes, we're open!

Marco Polo Motor Inn is still open to accommodate guests moving around the state.
Naturally we have many government guidelines we need to adhere to and we need to collect extra details from people but we still provide our guests with a positive experience.

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At Your Service

Our buffet may be closed but we are still serving breakfast. Continental or cooked can be delivered to your room or served in the dining room where tables are strategically placed, social distances apart.

Now that the weather is on the improve, why not sit by the pool in the lovely sun-filled garden to enjoy your breakfast and coffee.

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You're safe with us

Marco Polo Motor Inn is very serious about the health and safety of our guests.  All our rooms are thoroughly cleaned and sanitised.

We have a sanitising station for guests at Reception and our guests are checked in as quickly as possible to 

Taree Memorial Clock

The Memorial Clock in Taree was unveiled in 1925 in it’s original position at the crossroad of Victoria and Manning Streets.

The clock was built as a memorial to those who fought during  World War 1 and stood at the gateway to the township of Taree.

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Star ratings are hugely important to the motel owner. They can make or break a motel by putting off potential guests with stories of how poorly they were treated or unclean a room was.
At Marco Polo we strive to have a 10 out of 10 rating depending on the site in question. We want our guests to feel important and cared for. We take our guests comments seriously and are   Read more…..

If there is one thing we can agree on, its that almost every Australian loves, their sport.

As the calendars begin to fill again with events far and wide throughout the year, teams will need places to stay.

Of course Taree is full of beautiful motels to choose from so why stay at Read More…….


Ten minutes north of Taree and just off the highway is the tranquil seaside village of Harrington which sits at the northern mouth of the Manning River. Read More…..

When you book your holiday accommodation using an Booking site, the fees are sent overseas. These Online Travel Agents (OTA’s) are all based in other countries, mainly the US.
As a consumer, you may get a good price on accommodation but the poor hotel/motel owner has to pay outstanding fees for every booking and all the money gets sent overseas.

Stay at Marco Polo Motor Inn, conveniently located a short walk from The Masters House Church.
Marco Polo offers accommodation on two levels, a bright and cheerful breakfast room and quiet river seating area.


  • Toilet paper holders
  • Soap dispensers
  • New blinds
  • Some rooms have been painted

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