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    Kempsey Powerhouse Motel

    465 Macleay Valley Way | 1klm Fm the Roundabout Exit Sthn End of New by-Pass, Kempsey, New South Wales 2440, Australia
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          Overview
          • Excellent56%
          • Very good31%
          • Average8%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible4%
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          “spa room” (6 reviews)
          “bit dated” (5 reviews)
          Free Wifi
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          Air Conditioning
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          3.5 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 194 reviews

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          What a lovely place to stay. We had a family room booked which was a queen in one room and three singles in the other. After reading some reviews I was worried about not having an "upgraded" bathroom however when we walked in and felt...More

          Thank chevichev6
          Response from power465, Owner at Kempsey Powerhouse MotelResponded 1 week ago

          Hi there chevichev6. Thanks so very much for taking the time to make comment. We are all pleased you enjoyed your stay and found your room clean & quiet. We continue to upgrade the remaining bathrooms but it is such a lengthy process, sometimes taking...More

          Reviewed 11 May 2017

          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

          Thank barefoof
          Response from power465, General Manager at Kempsey Powerhouse MotelResponded 14 May 2017

          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.

          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...More

          Thank Judy L
          Response from power465, Owner at Kempsey Powerhouse MotelResponded 13 May 2017

          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...More

          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.

          Thank milescheifetz
          Response from power465, Owner at Kempsey Powerhouse MotelResponded 14 May 2017

          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.

          Reviewed 5 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...More

          Thank Nvios
          Response from power465, Owner at Kempsey Powerhouse MotelResponded 7 March 2017

          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...More

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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • Price range
          • US$74 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Accessible rooms ,
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 21
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          Ian M
          Good morning, Can you please advise whether you have BBQ facilities? If so do you provide the tools, plates etc or is that for us to supply?
          31 October 2014|
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          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
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          "rooms towards the back seem very quiet."
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