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Moon River Motor Inn

157 Smith Street, Kempsey, New South Wales 2440, Australia
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Ranked #4 of 7 Hotels in Kempsey
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A nice serene spot on the way from Queensland to Sydney. Kempsey is now bypassed by the Pacific Highway, so the road was quiet. Warm greeting from our German host, good directions. Comfy 1970's style room with OK bed, great fridge, noisy air conditioner (no ceiling fan). The shower ran a little hot / cold. Beautiful refreshing pool. Great food... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently stayed here after a very long day travelling in traffic. Reception staff were very accommodating, arranging restaurant to remain open. Food was a la carte and pricey so we chose to go elsewhere, but the gesture was appreciated. We stayed in a refurbished family room. Air conditioning worked well in 1 room and although sisnt travel well thru to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to break up the long Canberra to Sunshine Coast trip. Staff are so fantastic friendly, helpful and flexible. By far the cleanest place I have ever stayed (5 star resorts could learn from your cleaners)! Thanks for a great stay.

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Nowra
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After long day of travelling finally arrived and it was hot. Our room was refurbished and spotless, everything lovely then straight to the pool, great pool, area also immaculate. Staff extremely helpful. Couldn't be bothered getting back into car to drive for a meal so ate at the restaurant. Food was fantastic, it was not inexpensive but average restaurant prices.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This lovely little motel sits on the edge of the river, picnic tables outside your room where you can enjoy the serenity. We've used this place as a stopover on the 11 hour drive between Brisbane and Sydney a number of times. Money well spent!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On entry the lady was very rude, found bugs on the pillows, no microwave and all doors were very noisy, hard beds, smokers had to go down the long drive way, did not feel inviting....go to Motel Kempsey instead.

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed with our grandchildren on the 3rd Jan and we were very disappointed... I had read that the motel had been refurbished but unfortunately the Family Suite we booked into was one of the rooms that hadn't, not even an iron and ironing board in the room.. When asked about that was told they were only in the executive... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we found the lady at reception to be wonderfully helpful. We arrived as two families and had rooms ready for us all. A table for ten was booked at the restaurant and found the food to be as good as many of the great places we've eaten at in both Melbourne and Sydney CBDs. The staff have been friendly, helpful... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well I didn't get a chance to stay. Was rudely told I had been shifted to another less 'star' motel due to 'maintenance' which I know means a double booking. Received no phone call to advise and no offer of refund. If the owners can't even get that right I would never recommend to anyone. Don't bother.

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moonrivermotorinn, Manager at Moon River Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mem99 sorry that we have upset you that much. Not having a booked room available for a guest is one of the worst things that can happen and we are fully aware of that. As most of the motels along the coast already have been booked out, we were very glad that we could secure a room - at... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a big day on the bike I chose this place to recuperate and I was not let down. Reasonably priced, friendly owners and decent rooms made my stay very enjoyable. Rooms are older but well maintained and room came with free wifi and Foxtel. Close to the centre of town yet nice and quiet with a 24hr servo next... More 

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Address: 157 Smith Street, Kempsey, New South Wales 2440, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Kempsey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 31
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