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Kempsey Powerhouse Motel

465 Macleay Valley Way 2.5km Fm the Roundabout Exit Sthn End of New by-Pass, Kempsey, New South Wales 2440 Australia
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The motel is located on 5 acres of parkland set well back from the road & is a quiet place to unwind, sit amongst the trees, enjoy the wildlife or watch your children kick a ball in safety. Our rooms are very clean & spacious with parking at the door. Ample parking for trucks, trailers etc. We are a pet friendly motel . Located 1/2 way between Syd & Brisbane. The Slim Dusty center is 200 meters away with beaches & other interesting places close by. We provide room service for dinner & breakfast with the exception of Sunday. Our motel offers free WIFI & pool for use in the warmer months. Your hosts, Jason and Nicole, are welcoming hosts & take pride in caring for the needs of their guests. BOOK DIRECT & SAVE!!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Breakfast available
24-hour security
BBQ facilities
Clothes dryer
Self-serve laundry
Parking
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Saltwater pool
Fence around pool
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Wine / champagne
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Washing machine
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Air conditioning
Desk
Room service
Iron
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
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Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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3.5 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Family
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English
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GentlemanAuditor wrote a review Feb 2024
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Our first stay in Kempsey. The motel appears to have been or is in process of being refurbished. Our queen room was spacious, had new carpet, and was well equipped with what looked to include some fairly new appliances and an effective air conditioner. The bed was very comfortable, there was a table and 2 comfortable chairs, plus another comfortable chair. Ample parking, not noisy, and we had no safety concerns. Would happily stay again. Wifi seemed a bit slow, but was sufficient to support YouTube on the TV. What more can you ask for.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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trudi c wrote a review Nov 2023
Everton Park, Australia1 contribution
The beds were very comfortable and the rooms were clean. The showers had excellent water pressure. The proprietors were friendly and helpful and we had a nice cooked breakfast. The location is great for a quick stopover as it's still quite close to the main highway. There was a little bit of traffic noise, but nothing that kept us awake. We were so comfortable stopping here on our way north, that we decided to stay again on our way home. We'll definitely be happy to stay again. We have stayed at a lot of motels in this price point and this is one of the best ones. We also had a lovely meal at the pub in town which is only 5 minutes away.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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a l wrote a review Nov 2022
Australian Capital Territory, Australia116 contributions21 helpful votes
Really nice greeting from Jason, even tho we were quite late in the evening very comfy motel room, comfy bed, great shower and the room not so yiny that there is no privacy in the bathroom. Somewhere to sit outside. All good and we will definitely stop at yhis hotel sgsin.
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Carol_and_Michael_W wrote a review Aug 2022
Wagga Wagga, Australia210 contributions79 helpful votes
Nicole was very helpful over the telephone when I made my query about staying there for one night on the day before I arrived. Upon arrival Jason was very friendly, he made me feel most welcome. He offered me some great information and I’d say nothing is too much trouble for him. The room was well laid out with plenty of room, it was super clean, the shower was absolutely fantastic (high pressure and hot) and the bed was super comfy! It was a 10 out of 10 stay. We’ll done Jason and Nicole.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Wolin wrote a review July 2022
Sydney295 contributions183 helpful votes
This is our second stay at the Kempsey Powerhouse Motel. The standard remains high. Great customer service, large clean room, excellent room service food, lots of free parking. Close to M1 exit and yet away from traffic noise. Chef made a delicious vegetarian omelette for a special meal at little notice. Thank you. We will be back for another stay.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Jill C wrote a review Apr 2022
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Just what was needed as an overnight stay between Sydney and Brisbane. A clean, comfortable and spacious unit. An added bonus was being able to have an evening meal brought to our room, and equipment provided so we could make our own breakfast
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Date of stay: March 2022
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John V wrote a review Mar 2022
Hunters Hill, Australia331 contributions208 helpful votes
We look for large rooms, good shower and great bed. This motel has the ticks. They accepted our well behaved Labradoodle which brought us here. Would have liked to try the restaurant however did not look deep enough and used microwave in room instead- happy to return here.One gripe ( of course) shower has plastic protecter instead of proper door, which I hate. Then not sure how you could fix this with the bathroom layout, enough, stop grumbling.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Natasha F wrote a review Dec 2021
New South Wales, Australia18 contributions20 helpful votes
Family owned Motel, booked me in no problem before 2pm. Have a room towards the back of the hotel, so no road noises can be heard. 1 star lost because the cleaning detergent smell in the room was a bit overwhelming, left the door open for an hour or so and it was ok, but not totally gone.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Bring your swimsuit! Am sorry I never brought mine.
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PhilthetravellerXI wrote a review Dec 2021
Avoca Beach, Australia882 contributions430 helpful votes
This motel is only a short walk from the Slim Dusty Centre in South Kempsey and provides great service and clean spacious rooms with a good sized bathroom. Parking is right at the door. Sadly the WiFi did not work. Breakfast is available, there is no on-site restaurant although the owner did offer to arrange some delivery to the room. We drove a few minutes into the heart of Kempsey and had a great dinner at the local club. The motel is only a short drive from the Kempsey CBD.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Suzanne O wrote a review Apr 2021
Gold Coast, Australia148 contributions147 helpful votes
Dark furnishings made the decor feel dated, but the carpet was new and everything was clean. The bed was very comfortable. It's location near the South Kempsey exit and service centre makes it quick and easy to get on/off the motorway without going through town, so it makes an ideal stopover.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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AU$161 - AU$172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kempsey Powerhouse Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Kempsey Powerhouse Motel?
Nearby attractions include The Slim Dusty Centre (0.5 km), Dunghutti-Ngaku Aboriginal Art Gallery (2.1 km), and Macleay River Historical Museum (2.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Kempsey Powerhouse Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, free parking, and room service.
Which room amenities are available at Kempsey Powerhouse Motel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Kempsey Powerhouse Motel?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Kempsey Powerhouse Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kempsey Powerhouse Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Lou's Cafe Restaurant, The South Kempsey Corner Store, and Kempsey Macleay RSL Club & Freshwater Grill.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kempsey Powerhouse Motel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Kempsey Powerhouse Motel?
Yes, self serve laundry and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Is Kempsey Powerhouse Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.