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Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale

4.5 of 5 Motel   |   31 Marsh Street, Armidale, New South Wales 2350, Australia (Formerly Cattleman's Motor Inn)
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Ranked #2 of 21 hotels in Armidale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Scone, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Only stayed one night, but the room was very nice, incredibly comfortable bed. Staff were very friendly. I would recommend this place for people wanting top class rooms.The restaurant food was excellent and tasty. The mini-bar prices were a bit high, but i haven't seen a motel where it isn't.

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31 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In Armidale for a 3 day conference, the Powerhouse provided a very well appointed, well furnished room with the restaurant facilities providing a wonderful selection of breakfast options to start off our busy days. From the front reception to the restaurant, the staff were professional and always friendly. The heated bathroom floor was an unexpected but warm welcome as we... More

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PowerhouseTamworth, General Manager at Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale, responded to this review

We really appreciate your 5 out of 5 recommendation! We're thrilled you enjoyed your recent visit to Armidale for a conference and hope that the cool Winter weather wasn't too much of a shock! Thank you for detailing your thoughts about the hotel facilities, restaurant, room and service. We hope you see you again! General Manager, Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at this hotel without a booking, we meet by friendly front desk staff ,easily accommodated in a very pleasant room. Dinner in their restaurant The Workshop and excellent meal with great service, the same for breakfast next morning. I highly recommend this hotel.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We regularly travel from Melbourne to Queensland and have difficulty finding really good accomodation. Last week we stayed overnight in the Quality Powerhouse in Armidale. It was excellent, spotlessly clean and beautifully furnished and everything you could possibly want in a hotel. Mor toiletries, top quality linen and even the option of perculated coffee. We will be back

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PowerhouseTamworth, General Manager at Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale, responded to this review

Fantastic! Thank you so much for taking the time to send in your review. At the Powerhouse we work hard to ensure our guests experience a high level of genuine service and satisfaction so it's very pleasing to know that you rate us "First Class" We look forward to your next visit. General Manager, Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently spent the night at the Powerhouse Armidale, we had a lovely night catching up with friends, we were able to have a quiet drink in the Tapas and wine bar before heading into the restaurant for dinner. The quiet, and intimate setting of the wine bar and restaurant made for a very pleasant evening. The food was delish!!... More

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PowerhouseTamworth, General Manager at Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale, responded to this review

Wow – thank you for the recommendation and 5 stars! We are thrilled you enjoyed all aspects of your stay at the Powerhouse and we look forward to your return visit. We agree the lamb roast is delicious, perfect to share on a chilly Winter’s evening in Armidale General Manager, Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just stayed at the Powerhouse Armidale Motel. The prices are too high. $50 for a steak. $40 for a small plate of Tapas. $200 for a small room. The staff are great and very nice but the prices are a complete rip off. They are trying to squeeze every cent out of their guests.

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PowerhouseTamworth, General Manager at Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale, responded to this review

We are disappointed by your comments about your stay. Price is a very personal matter for each guest and we understand this by offering a range of meals and room types to suit - all 4.5 star rated with underfloor bathroom heating. Azka Wine and Tapas Bar offers value for guests who want to experience a range of delicious flavours... More

Singapore, Singapore
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

After a long drive we arrived early in Armidale. Reception could not have been more accommodating finding us a room at 10.30am and letting us shower and change before our commitments for the day. Darryl on reception was unbelievably hospitable bringing us milk at 10pm with a happy greeting and smile. Now that doesn't happen very often. The rooms are... More

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PowerhouseTamworth, General Manager at Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation about being 'the place' to stay in Armidale! We are very proud of the hotel and our staff who always aim to satisfy our valued guests. We appreciate the feedback about your room and service and look forward to your return visit. General Manager, Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale More

Port Macquarie, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Good friendly service and the room was very nice. Champagne and chocolates on arrival were a nice touch. The restaurant and bar are excellent. Lovely food and great Service. Room was nice and warm while it was cold outside.

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PowerhouseTamworth, General Manager at Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale, responded to this review

Perfect feedback. We are so pleased you had a terrific stay at the Powerhouse Armidale. When it is cold outside we want to make sure you are warm and content either in your room or at Azka Restaurant, Wine and Tapas bar - sometimes you have no choice but to sit back and relax! General Manager, Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale More

Port Macquarie, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Thouroughly impressed with this establishment and all the staff encountered on my stay. Every detail was just right from the welcome by Monty to the cleanliness of the rooms, the toiletries, THE SHOWER!!, the under floor heating,, the tapas (luv the fire and NEW England Martinis!) and restaurant (love those lights!!),,,, and oh my goodness ... THE FOOD is fabulous!... More

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PowerhouseTamworth, General Manager at Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale, responded to this review

You have made our day! Thank you for the wonderful review detailing the favourite aspects of your stay and the comments about our staff. We look forward to you driving over the Walcha mountains to visit us again. General Manager, Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale More

Toowoomba, Australia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I arrived at Armidale for a photo shoot in mid May and needed a place to stay. I was taken back by the warmth of welcome at the front desk and the helpful nature of the staff. I was seeking locations to shoot the glorious Autumn colours, and shared their abundant local knowledge freely. The rooms were large and spacious... More

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PowerhouseTamworth, General Manager at Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to write about your stay in May - we must have made an impression if you can still remember the experience and the shower! We hope other travellers read your review and are inspired to visit Armidale and the New England - it really is breathtaking in Autumn. We will endeavour to create another... More

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Address: 31 Marsh Street, Armidale, New South Wales 2350, Australia (Formerly Cattleman's Motor Inn)
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Armidale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale 4.5*
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Also Known As:
Best Western Armidale
Armidale Best Western
Quality Inn Armidale

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The Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale is the city’s only true 4.5 star full service hotel. The hotel has recently completed a three year, $4 million refurbishment program that includes 55 hotel rooms, restaurant, wine and tapas bar, conference room, private dining room and private boardroom. Whether you're visiting Armidale for business or pleasure, the Quality Hotel Powerhouse offers 55 guest rooms that cater to your individual needs and budgets. Choose from deluxe, deluxe spa, family suite, kitchen suite, presidential suite and deluxe king rooms. Every room is equipped with complimentary wireless internet and Foxtel, DVD player, CD player and LCD TV screen. Classic furnishings, stylish appointments and state of the art technology in rooms ensure all guests are comfortable and relaxed. You can also check in at any time as the hotel is open 24 hours.Azka Restaurant, Wine and Tapas bar at the Quality Hotel Powerhouse is an exciting contribution to the Armidale dining scene. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week, with the wine and tapas bar open every day. The intimate Wine and Tapas bar features leather lounges, an open fire, designer furnishings and Persian rugs and offers guests an extensive tapas menu and wine list. Azka Restaurant brings the lively food styles of the Mediterranean and Middle East together with personal, engaging service in an atmospheric dining space adorned with 70 brightly coloured Moroccan lanterns. The menu is well sourced and focuses on incorporating the freshest local seasonal produce from the New England.The hotel offers a range of contemporary venue options for meetings, special events, conferences and weddings. These include a private dining room for 14, a private boardroom for 22 and a function room for 120. All rooms feature the latest in audio visual and wireless technology and the professional functions team can tailor catering packages to suit each event and budget. Hotel accommodation can be provided for up to 150 delegates and a business centre is available free of charge for in house guests. ... more   less 
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