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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 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Jones Hill QLD
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76 reviews 76 reviews
30 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although I have reviewed this hotel before, I just had to write another one following our last stay in January on our way back from Sydney to Queensland. My husband and I always look forward to staying here and have never been disappointed. The room is very comfortable and all facilities and amenities are well above what we expect outside... More

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

We're so glad you took the time to review us again. It's always very rewarding to hear that the little extras we provide help make a stay in our Hotel truly memorable. Our Date Night Package certainly is excellent value and we are delighted that you enjoyed a delicious dinner and breakfast. We look forward to your next visit. Kind... More

Australia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
13 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We had a two bedroom suite apartment.It was very small with no separate dining/ living room space.1 room with 2 single beds......very small and a King bed room.Very very very small and cramped.This was all my fault as I should have checked the layout. Price was just above other close by motels/ hotels. The staff all wear ties............Ties. Restaurant was... More

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

Thanks for choosing the Quality Hotel Powerhouse for your recent stay in Armidale. We constantly strive for excellence as a regional hotel and its great to hear you appreciate our efforts. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Mary Ryan-Garnett More

Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We stayed two nights at this property and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff were helpful and polite the room we stayed was large, beautifully decorated with a gorgeous bathroom. We would not hesitate to stay here again.

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

Thanks for choosing to stay with us at the Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale. An enjoyable stay with friendly, polite staff is what we aim to provide all of our valued guests. We're glad you liked the bathrooms as we think they are pretty amazing too. We look forward to your next visit. Kind Regards Mary Ryan-Garnett More

Port Macquarie, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

we had a two room suite which was great but not very roomy. the bathroom was beautiful and the toiletries first class. we had Tapas in the bar which was most enjoyable: great food, service and wine. Highly recommended.

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

We're so happy that you chose to stay with us on your recent visit to Armidale and enjoyed our very popular Azka Wine and Tapas Bar. We hope to see you and your friends again soon. P.S We think our bathrooms and the MOR toiletries are first class too. Kind Regards Mary Ryan-Garnett More

Coffs Harbour, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Excellent accommodation with amazing restaurant. Well worth the extra money to stay here and certainly not overpriced compared to other motels etc nearby. Have previously stayed in other motels in Armidale but happy to pay the small extra amount to stay here and will do so again in the future as daughter just started at UNE. No problem with refrigerator... More

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

Thanks for saying you think we should be No 1, as that is what we are continually striving to be... for all of our guests. Your comments about value for money and our amazing restaurant are appreciated and we are delighted that you will be staying with us on your future visits to Armidale. Kind Regards Mary Ryan-Garnett More

Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We had no major complaints about the hotel. The architecture and style were exceptional. The bathroom was something to die for. However we had to turn off the room refrigerator because every time it started up it was loud and noisy. Once it was turned off we were able to get to sleep. They have a restaurant which we didn't... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write. At the Powerhouse we work hard to ensure our guests experience a high level of genuine service and satisfaction so we appreciate your comments, especially saying "the architecture and style were exceptional and the bathroom something to die for" We might be biased, but we quite like these aspects of our hotel... More

Campbell River, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Now known as a Boutique motel. There were no available rooms for us when we enquired so we were asked if we would like the boardroom!! We had a look and it was awesome. We were two couples traveling for a month and this set up worked for us. It is a board room but with 2 bedrooms off to... More

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

Thank you for your wonderful review. We think the Boardroom setup is pretty awesome too. There is definitely plenty of room, that's for sure. The added bonus of a full kitchen, huge couches and two big screen TV's makes it a very comfortable stay and just perfect for 2 couples travelling together or a small group. We hope to see... More

Sydney, Australia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
33 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

My daughter, a friend, and I stayed overnight here when travelling between Brisbane and Sydney. We had stayed at the Quality Powerhouse in Tamworth and were very impressed, and were equally so by this hotel. We stayed in a Family Suite. I can't think of anything I would have changed. The furniture and decor was tasteful, the bathroom high quality... More

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

Thank you for your lovely review. I'm very glad you decided to pull into this hotel too !! Saying you wouldn't change a thing about your recent stay and you found the rooms high quality and spotless is fantastic. Your comments about our friendly and helpful staff are also appreciated as we always endeavour to provide exceptional service. We look... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Fantastic, sharp, quick witted, comical yet professional service for Dads birthday dinner. The meal was the best I have had with everything cooked to perfection. Service at its best when the head chef will come out to show you what he can do with the menu to cater for a family with allergies! Thank you David, Shane & staff at... More

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

We are thrilled that you and your family chose to stay with us and celebrate such an important Day and appreciate you taking the time to give us such a wonderful review. Your comments that the meal was the best you have had with everything cooked to perfection is music to our ears. I will be sure to pass on... More

Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
24 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We stayed here for one night on our way from Sydney to Queensland, having stayed here on a previous occasion many moons ago I was expecting the same excellent level of service & accommodation that I had experienced on my last visit. I was not disappointed. the rooms are well appointed & comfortable. The service was great. the restaurant was... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your lovely review. We're delighted that you enjoyed your recent stay at the Powerhouse and your feedback about the great service, well appointed rooms and high levels of service is appreciated because our staff really do go the extra mile to make every stay a memorable experience. I will be sure to... More

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Additional Information about Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale

Also Known As:
Best Western Armidale
Armidale Best Western
Quality Inn Armidale
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
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 21 hotels in Armidale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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