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Motel Kempsey

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2017

On the main north-south road [but off the Pacific Highway] we really only called in to Kempsey because Port Macquarie was fully booked out. The manager/owner was very pleasant and helpful, both when I rang to book whilst en route and a couple of hours away and again when we checked in. The room was adequate [ie small] in size,...

Thank thephantomfan
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This little hotel is a corker! Suits us perfectly. We have the family room which is a double with a second room. We have an 8 month old baby in the room and have blacked it out. Aircon unit in the second room is not very quiet but perfect white noise and temp setter for baby while sleeping. :-) There...

Thank Holly S
m0telkempsey, Owner at Motel Kempsey, responded to this review

Hi Holly, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. It is very much appreciated when someone recognises the effort we have put in to create a homely feel for all our guests to experience. Regards Jason and Karen.

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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to stay! Owners are very friendly and more than happy to help in any way they can. Had a swim, water was perfect. They had some pet birds and I was able to have the lorikeet on my shoulder (a novelty for me as I'm not able to keep birds at my place) I saw 3 dogs but...

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m0telkempsey, Owner at Motel Kempsey, responded to this review

Hi Emily, Thank you for leaving us some chocolates. What a great surprise. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Regards Jason and Karen.

Mooloolah Valley, Australia
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I'm rarely surprised by motels but this little one despite it's outside appearance was one of those. Although the painted block walls were very familiar of most I was so happy to see such a clean appearance. Lovely crisp white linen on a great bed with a pillow top and some really nice little touches usually only found in larger...

Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel walls are paper thin, I could the next rooms conversations. I had to turn the ancient AC unit on to dull the noise. When packing the car to leave a large unrestrained German Shepard entered my room and started eating my breakfast. There are FOUR German Shepard's on the site. Once they start barking forget sleeping. Under the...

1Thank Shane G
m0telkempsey, Owner at Motel Kempsey, responded to this review

We respect our guests opinions but we will not tolerate out right lies and misconceptions. You were charged $50 for extra cleaning and the replacement of one bath mat, one hand towel and one face washer which you had used to clean your muddy mountain bike. We had 5 other mountain bike riders stay for two nights the same as...

Reviewed 6 June 2016

We had to drive to Sydney from Queensland and Kempsey was the halfway mark. I booked a room over the phone to let them know we would be late and it was no trouble at all to them. Jason said he would stay up and he was there to welcome us and fix the account so we could leave early...

Thank Julie54Buderim
m0telkempsey, Owner at Motel Kempsey, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. Regards Jason

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Exceeded Expectations, welcoming, friendly, nothing too much trouble. Clean and Comfortable. Room servied daily over Easter long weekend. Easy check in/check out. Breakfast hot and delivered at time ordered for. Impressed!! :D

Thank Debra Y
Reviewed 25 February 2016

We stayed here this week and it a nice stay after a long day driving from Sydney. The rooms and spacious and are well furnished and very clean. Quiet with good parking. Each room has its own Foxtel box and we had some difficulties working it so Management came to our room and showed us how to work it (and...

Thank Ray G
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Arrived late afternoon. Very polite and customer friendly reception - advised where to go for evening meal (notwithstanding Motel also offers a basic evening menu). Room was clean and tidy, bed was comfortable and shower was hot - what more does one what from a three star motel? Would recommend to the weary traveller.

1Thank Barnaust
Ocean View QLD
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Travelling to Sydney I often overnight in Kempsey. This was the first stay at this establishment and I thoroughly enjoyed the warm reception with a "nothing is any bother attitude, the room was very comfortable and clean. I'm sure that this will not be my last stay.

Thank Tim M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Motel Kempsey is all about quality and affordability. Located just 1km South of the city centre the Motel Kempsey is your home away from home. 19 Ground floor units with parking at the door. Saltwater pool with separate toddlers pool, BBQ and guest laundry. Table, chairs and ashtrays outside each unit .Enjoy a BBQ while you watch your kids swim in the pool or laze by the poolside enjoying a good book. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel Kempsey

Address: 13 Lachlan St | Macleay Valley Way, Kempsey, New South Wales 2440, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Kempsey
Price Range: ₹ 5,175 - ₹ 7,075 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Motel Kempsey 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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“All rooms would appear to be away from traffic noise”
 of 5 bubbles Barnaust, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask at time of booking any special request you may have. They will advise if available.”
 of 5 bubbles aleenc2014, 30 Jan 2016 | Read review
“most rooms are the same, and set back from the road, I've stayed in 4 different rooms and they were all the same.”
 of 5 bubbles lisatQ2353TJ, 5 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Room number 4 is close to the dogs and we could hear barking from the dogs... try to get a room further away from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles yuninthesky, 2 Jan 2015 | Read review
“our room was at the bottom of the driveway which may get less road noise”
 of 5 bubbles 417HelenP, 1 Jan 2015 | Read review
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