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Kempsey Powerhouse Motel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 78*
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Villanueva de la Concepcion, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed on our way up the coast close to town and the golf course - Great value clean friendly quiet - restaurant is a must great food - punches way above it weight -this was our our second stay we will be back

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power465, General Manager at Kempsey Powerhouse Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and meals again. We look forward to you joining us in the future. Safe travels.

Pokolbin, Australia
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Motel is of the older style, but signs say refurbishment is shortly to be commenced. Staff (owners) were pleasant, but are a bit, maybe 'tired of running a motel'. Good points: we had to leave early the next morning, so breakfast was brought to our room the night before.. we could make cereal, fresh toast and coffee in the morning....

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power465, Owner at Kempsey Powerhouse Motel, responded to this review

Hi Judy L. Refurbishment was completed on the main living areas in the first couple of years we were here. The bathrooms are being done now when rooms are not required. Each takes considerable time. Your comment surprises me that you should mention we may be "tired of running a motel." If this was the case I doubt we would...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

An old motel which has had considerable funds put in to make it modern & comfy. Brand-new bathroom. Large bed. Big TV. Good air-con. Very quiet and pretty grounds. Has an extensive menu for restaurant/room service. Well-done.

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power465, Owner at Kempsey Powerhouse Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to comment. We appreciate the feedback. We are pleased you found everything in order and enjoyed your stay. Safe travels and we look forward to seeing you again.

Brisbane
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Stayed at Powerhouse a couple of years ago on the way back to Brisbane. Was happy with the stay then, and just as happy this time around. This time around we had a renovated room which was very nice. Clean room, comfortable bed. Lovely meal in the restaurant (thanks Tracy for the pepper sauce recipe - yum!). Would not hesitate...

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power465, Owner at Kempsey Powerhouse Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so very much for taking the time to comment again. We are pleased you liked the new bathrooms and had a good stay with us. Always a pleasure having a quick chat with guests at dinner and also a pleasure to pass on recipes we produce here. Travel safely and we look forward to seeing you again on your...

Reviewed 20 February 2017

Travelling to Brisbane and decided to stop for a night. Easy check in, more than helpful hosts and a quiet, clean and comfortable room. So pleasant a stay that we stayed another night, and will stay there on our way home also.

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power465, Owner at Kempsey Powerhouse Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Julie for taking the time to make comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Hoping you got to take in all that our valley here has to offer in the way of sight seeing and chilling out as you put it. We look forward to seeing you again on your return journey before you have to...

Wyongah, Australia
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Spent an overnight stay at the motel last week and was very impressed with the experience. Courteous and friendly service, exceptionally clean and quality rooms with comfortable beds, great food at a very decent price. I travel a lot for business and the Kempsey Powerhouse Motel would easily be in the top 10, or even 5, motels I have stayed...

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2017

One night stopover with 3 kids in a family room- our host was welcoming and check-in process was smooth. Rooms were some of the cleanest I have ever seen. Yes they are a little dated but there are signs alerting to coming renovations. For the price we paid, I felt it was great value for money. AC worked a treat,...

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power465, Owner at Kempsey Powerhouse Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the glowing review. We are pleased you found everything in order and had a great stay. Our room attendants work hard to ensure cleanliness is of the highest standard and yes we are continuing to upgrade the remaining bathrooms. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Travel safely

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Stayed on the way back from the Gold Coast. Spacious rooms, very clean & tidy. No crockery or cutlery in rooms but coffee/tea making facilities. Peaceful surrounds a few minutes drive from the CBD & Golf Course. Had dinner in the restaurant & in room breakfast. Both very nice & reasonably priced. I will certainly stay again!

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power465, Owner at Kempsey Powerhouse Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review our motel. We are pleased you found everything clean and in order. We provide the essentials to the rooms only in the first instance. There is always quality coffee, sugar, tea, milk and biscuits in the rooms on arrival. We also offer fresh milk on check in. We also provide a kettle and...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2017

The room we had was a bit dated but was very clean, bed was comfortable and AC worked well. Also shower had great pressure which is a big plus with me. It is also close to the highway and rates were good. We had dinner at their restaurant. Food was very good (rated as one of the best restaurants in...

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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We often stay here on our travels. Very clean, great food and wonderful service.The motel is situated in a convenient location in a beautiful country setting. I highly recommend the Powerhouse motel .

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on 5 acres of manicured bushland, the Kempsey Powerhouse Motel is a quiet place to unwind after a day on the road. It is suitable to sit amongst the trees up the back and enjoy the wildlife that abounds or watch your children kick a ball around in safety well away from the road. We are no longer pet friendly. The motel is also very conveniently located set back from the highway halfway between Sydney and Brisbane. The motel is 500mts from the southern most exit if heading to the north or 1klm only if heading south. The now completed Slim Dusty centre is only 200 mts down the road. The motel is close to beaches and other interesting icons around town. 21 Very clean and spacious rooms, majority are ground floor and others have a maximum of three steps and handrails. Parking outside the door for most rooms. All rooms have had a modernized makeover with the bathrooms being our main priority at present. Ample truck, trailer and caravan/camper parking available near units. A very affordable a'la carte restaurant and bar is available Mon to Sat from 6.00Pm and can vary depending on the season. Closed on Sundays and Pub Hols. Booking a table is recommended on arrival to ensure you do not miss out on a delicious meal. Room service is also an option. A wide variety of Australian meals is offered. Children, romantics and small groups can be catered for. Your hosts, Tracy and Martin, are welcoming folk who enjoy and take pride in caring for the needs of their guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kempsey Powerhouse Motel

Address: 465 Macleay Valley Way | 1klm Fm the Roundabout Exit Sthn End of New by-Pass, Kempsey, New South Wales 2440, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Kempsey
Price Range: ₹ 4,457 - ₹ 6,394 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kempsey Powerhouse Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Bathrooms are being renovated so ask for a newly refurbished room”
stephencK3095VQ, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Front rooms are best”
Contributor2015, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“rooms towards the back seem very quiet.”
Gutta2Gutta, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Our room was up the back”
petesylz, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Motel is situated off the Pacific Highway in a bushy location.”
Nonie50, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
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