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City Centre Motel

95 Smith Street, Kempsey, New South Wales NSW 2440, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying for two nights while travelling to dive in Sth West Rocks, we found this motel very clean and well presented. The only downside was the foul language used by the cleaners during the day and I had to ask them to mind their language as my ten yr old daughter could hear every second word which was the f... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
25 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The motel is next door to Woolies and McDonald's and a very short walk to the CBD. Staff at the front desk are friendly and helpful and even held on to something I left in the room after check out and called to track me down. WiFi signal was good and the room was well cleaned with toiletries restocked appropriately.... More 

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Sydney Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Stayed here two nights ,arrived late the first night but collecting key to room was a simple process. Pleasantly surprised when we opened door and met by a fresh clean fragrance , room was spotless with a large ,super comfy bed and great pillows ( spares in cupboard with extra blankets . Tea coffee,biscuits and milk provided ,also a very... More 

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Lawson, Australia
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167 reviews 167 reviews
21 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Friendly receptionist. The room was clean and pleasant. Parking right outside. Kempsey is now off the highway so nice and quiet. Bathroom modern with a good exhaust fan. Comfortable bed. Most importantly the jug fitted under the tap! Real test for a good motel. Will no doubt stay there again.

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Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We stopped at the City Centre Motel on our way from the Gold Coast to Sydney and chose this motel as it was the only one available! We had room 49 which is upstairs. Some rooms are so make sure that you ask for a ground floor room if you can't use stairs. The room was clean and practical: 1... More 

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MotelKempsey, Manager at City Centre Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments about how tidy & clean your room was. The room that you stayed is built above the ground and there are about 10 steps to get up to it. The City Centre Motel is a 3 1/2 Star motel, not serviced apartments, and has an on sight restaurant so does not have crockery & cutlery... More 

Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

On the way to Gold coast, got one night break here. Although I didn't expect much, surprisingly this turned out one of the best motels. I got everything I would need, services, amenities, information. It was really a very pleasant experience.

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MotelKempsey, Manager at City Centre Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are pleased that we met and even surpassed your expectations. The City Centre is a good 3 1/2 Star motel and we are continually trying to improve our facilities & service with the likes of new air conditioning, decor etc.. Being so close to the town's amenities is also... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We stopped at this motel to break our journey between Brisbane and Sydney. It was ok. Just. Been to better, cleaner, more cost effective trip breaking motels in my time. Not sure what else is available in Kempsey, but we'll be looking elsewhere if there's a next time.

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MotelKempsey, Manager at City Centre Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and thank you for putting your name to it. I am of the belief that if someone is going to make a comment about someone else's service or facilities on the world wide web then it is only right that they put their name to it. It also allows those responsible to be able to... More 

Minnamurra, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Very friendly reception although very little local tourist information available. The room had a wonderful king size/comfortable bed and pillows. Room was also very clean with no traffic noise. The pool appeared spotless and inviting. The room doors opened outwards, strange....Unfortunately our door did not seal properly in the jam, it was easily fixed with a chock of paper wedged... More 

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MotelKempsey, Manager at City Centre Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to see that you would stay with us again. The City Centre is a great 3 1/2 Star motel. Sorry about the aircon and the door. We have just replaced many of the aircons in time for summer and now that I have read the review I will check the doors to... More 

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I did my usual trick and didn't book ahead. I've stayed before on my way from Canberra to the Gold Coast, was happy before and was happy this time too. They found me a room and gave me a discount :) Beds are comfortable, everything works and I love being able to park outside my door. The restaurant was closed... More 

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MotelKempsey, Manager at City Centre Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us again. Our on site restaurant is now open again. Daniel is a very good chef and his modern Thai & Asian cuisine is fantastic. Besides the usual Chinese he puts an interesting twist on his signature dishes. The chicken satay is amazing. Look forward to seeing you next time you are this... More 

Coombabah, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This motel is a great half way stop from Gold Coast to Sydney, now that the bypass of Kempsey has happened there is no traffic noise. The Owners are very helpful and all units are clean and a good size. There is a RSL just 5 min walk away which serves a good meal, and Hotel 2 min away that... More 

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MotelKempsey, Manager at City Centre Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Being located almost half way between Brisbane & Sydney makes the City Centre the ideal stop off point. With our different types of rooms, either economy, spa or 2 or 3 bedroom accommodation, we have many older folk and their families staying with us on their journey so we must be doing something right. Our... More 

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