We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kempsey Powerhouse Motel

Share
Traveller (32)
Room & Suite (25)
Traveller (32)
Room & Suite (25)
Dining (2)
Overview
465 Macleay Valley Way 1klm Fm the Roundabout Exit Sthn End of New by-Pass, Kempsey, New South Wales 2440 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
3.5 Star accommodation
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
Nov. 25Nov. 26
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$53.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Kempsey hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "e40dadaf1230438e8cdda53c2bc2f013", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1232072,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[123064550],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":25,"month":11,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":26,"month":11,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":53,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"e40dadaf1230438e8cdda53c2bc2f013","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":63,"lowestMetaPrice":53,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":63,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":63,"lowestMetaPrice":53,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":63,"hotelName":"Kempsey Powerhouse Motel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImU0MGRhZGFmMTIzMDQzOGU4Y2RkYTUzYzJiYzJmMDEzIiwiQUlLIjoiMjgzNGMzMjhmY2QyNGVkODlmOTAzNmRmNjEyODhkMjkifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "25/11/2018", "checkOut": "26/11/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$53", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"123064550":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (225)
Filter reviews
224 results
Traveller rating
124
70
20
3
7
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
124
70
20
3
7
Show reviews that mention
All reviews bit dated electric blankets lamb cutlets place to stay family room room service great price an overnight stay off the highway comfy bed definitely stay here again friendly service pleasant surprise in town stayed one night martin powerhouse
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 224 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

Stayed one night as a stopover heading north. Room was clean, functional and spacious. Staff were friendly and welcoming. Good free internet. Overall good value. Would recommend for overnight stay. Easy access to/from highway.

Thank Aussietravelfan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at this motel on the hottest day of 2018,so far. The temperature, on the way to Kempsey, had topped 37 degreesC. So it was bags in the room and into the pool. That pool was a lifesaver. The Powerhouse has good,clean rooms with...More

Thank Bobbenny
Response from power465, Owner at Kempsey Powerhouse MotelResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou very much for the kind words Bobbenny. We are pleased you found our little oasis and more so are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We do hope to see you again and lets hope the weather is a little milder. Travel safely.

Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Travelling to Sydney and looking for a place to stay and found this gem. Clean, friendly, quiet and had everything we needed and more. Comfy bed, hot showers and a delicious meal with great service. Just off the highway with easy access. Couldn't fault it....More

Thank Deborah C
Response from power465, Owner at Kempsey Powerhouse MotelResponded October 6, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay. See you next time.

Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

I tend to be quite particular about order and function and cleanliness and noise, but I was completely happy with my overnight stay here and the staff were all very friendly and helpful. A very reasonable price too. I would happily stay here again and...More

Thank bsteinwede
Response from power465, Owner at Kempsey Powerhouse MotelResponded October 6, 2018

It is great to hear feedback, good or bad. At least we can try to fix problems if we know about them. Good to hear you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We were driving from Sydney to Coffs Harbour and decided to break the final leg of our journey at Kempsey. We chose this hotel because it was close to the highway and had a room with separate bedrooms. We arrived at about 5:30pm, and were...More

Thank Michael C
Response from power465, Owner at Kempsey Powerhouse MotelResponded August 12, 2018

Thanks for the detailed review. It was unfortunate that we were too busy to feed you earlier but a lot of bookings were made before you arrived. When I checked your breakfast order you actually didn't order coffee, you just ticked milk. So we actually...More

View more reviews
About
Description
On 5acres of parkland set well back fm 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 rms are very clean & spacious with parking More at the door. Ample for trucks, trailers etc. All rms have been renovated incl new bathrooms in most with the remainder our priority now. We allow sm dogs only in select rooms. Lge dogs welcome on lead but must sleep in vehicles. Located 1/2 way between Syd & Bne. Heading nth or sth, take the sthn most exit, then 1km fm Puma Service Centre roundabouts. The Slim Dusty centre is 200mts away with beaches & other interesting icons close by. A very affordable a'la carte restaurant offering a wide variety of Aust meals & bar avail Mon - Sat fm 6.00pm. Closed Sun & Pub Hols. Bkg a table on arrival is recommended, room service also an option, same price & menu. Your hosts, Tracy & Martin, are welcoming folk & take pride in caring for the needs of their guests. Free WIFI & Foxtel Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
US$62 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > New South Wales > Kempsey
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
US$62 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > New South Wales > Kempsey
Photos
Traveller (32)
Room & Suite (25)
Dining (2)
Pool & Beach (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 nearby hotels
Kempsey Rose Motor Inn
100 reviews
1.52 km away
Motel Kempsey
62 reviews
2.98 km away
City Centre Motel
128 reviews
4.49 km away
Colonial Court Motor Inn
103 reviews
4.90 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 47 nearby restaurants
Robbie's espresso bar & cafe
201 reviews
3.93 km away
The South Kempsey Corner Store
57 reviews
2.55 km away
Lou's Cafe Restaurant
192 reviews
3.97 km away
Kempsey Macleay RSL Club
73 reviews
4.07 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 12 nearby attractions
The Slim Dusty Centre
104 reviews
.47 km away
Dunghutti-Ngaku Aboriginal Art Gallery
19 reviews
2.31 km away
Macleay Valley Coast Visitor Center
9 reviews
2.08 km away
Macley River Historical Museum
7 reviews
2.08 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Ian M
October 31, 2014|
Answer
Response from power465 | Property representative |
Hi there. We have BBQ in the pool area. We have the tools for use and can supply the plates if you don't have the disposables with you. Martin
2
Votes
Room Tips
"Rooms at back further from road"
Aussietravelfan
yesterday
Read review
"The twin executive room is a great alternate for families"
amandal906
Jun. 30, 2018
Read review
"ask for a room near the pool as further from the road"
r0wdy_1961
Oct. 7, 2017
Read review
"Queen room for couples, plenty of room."
RobynL956
Jul. 24, 2017
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing