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Kempsey Powerhouse Motel

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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Powerhouse Motel, Kempsey on our way to Sydney from Byron Bay on New Year's Day. It's just off the highway, 5mins south of Kempsey, so convenient for a quick overnight stop if all accommodation in Port Macquarie is full, as was...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

the below comments i find very disgusting to read.We stayed here for 2 nights and found the staff more then friendly, The motel is situated where there is bush,so yes there is the often BUSH ROACH around the area.I find it more upsetting that the...More

1  Thank kristie876
Response from power465, Owner at Kempsey Powerhouse MotelResponded 24 January 2017

Thankyou for your comments. There is not much we can do when a guest gets a bee in their bonnet. We understand the day travelling can take its toll on occasions (ie: arguing, heat, misleading gps directions, overdoing the drive and many more events that...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017

Stay in this place if you LOVE cockroaches & maggots. I had to call owner around 11PM to kill cockroaches and believe me he was able to kill 8 of them in 10mins. HORRIBLE experience the stuff is really impolite and rude. Live in here...More

1  Thank Aman Y
Response from power465, Owner at Kempsey Powerhouse MotelResponded 5 January 2017

Nice exaggeration. You rang me at 1230am because you found a bush cocky in your room. This country area has a lot of bush cockies around at night and when you were standing around late at night sneaking the children into the rooms (who you...More

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

WORST experience ever!!! Cockroaches crawling everywhere. Found cockroaches eggs under the couch and maggot on the towel. You name it. Outdated room n furnitures. The so called owner of the business is extremely rude and ill-mannered. Surely bush cockroaches didn't conveniently arrive the same day...More

1  Thank YjSood
Response from power465, Owner at Kempsey Powerhouse MotelResponded 6 January 2017

So you didn't pay for the children in the rooms (3 of them in three rooms), you call me over after midnight to remove some bush cockies, you abuse my wife when she reminded you of checkout time in the morning, you then leave without...More

Reviewed 3 January 2017

Excellent presentation and service. Tracy and Martin run a very efficient and friendly Motel. We rang ahead and their and the arrangements were fulfilled courteously. The evening meal at the on site restaurant "The Lantern" was most enjoyable and not overpriced.More

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Response from power465, Owner at Kempsey Powerhouse MotelResponded 4 January 2017

Thank you for leaving feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and meals. All the staff work hard to provide the highest level of hygiene and cleanliness in all the rooms, dining room and kitchen. We do hope we can help you again in...More

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Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Room Service
Free Parking
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$74 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$74 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Ian M
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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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"ask for a room near the pool as further from the road"
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"Queen room for couples, plenty of room."
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"Back rooms are probably quieter"
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"Bathrooms are being renovated so ask for a newly refurbished room"
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