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Moon River Motor Inn

159 Smith Street, Kempsey, New South Wales 2440, Australia
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Ranked #5 of 7 Hotels in Kempsey
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So Mum and I had to stay somewhere, as I was moving to Canberra. We were pleasantly surprised when we drove up. Nice and clean on the outside. Reception was very polite and friendly. You can get amenities at reception but the motor inn is very close, walking distance, to supermarkets, pubs and resteraunts. Rooms are a good size with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are after the Ritz or Four Seasons this is not for you. The establishment is of the old style motel but refurbished and updated. Very comfortable and well priced. The whole established meant was well presented, clean and tidy. Staff very friendly

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at this lovely motel for 2 nights this week whilst in Kempsey for work. The motel is set back from the road so very quiet. I was upgraded to an Executive suite and my room looked out onto the river and had a grassed area if you wanted to spend some time outside. This wasn't the case for me... More 

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Greater Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms were clean, fresh and well presented. Two bedrooms and 2 tv's great for a family of 4 on an overnight stop over on way from Canberra to Brisbane. Free wi fi is a great bonus. Will keep in mind for future trips.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was perfect as usual. My partner and I travel to and from Brisbane for business a few times a year. We always stop by for a rest because it is conveniently halfway from Sydney. The bathrooms are very clean for a building that looks like it has seen its fair share of years and smelled like vanilla. We stayed... More 

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Long Jetty, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I booked into this motel without any research. We were just passing through Kempsey and had not pre booked a room. As we drove past the motel looked inviting. I am so please we stopped at the Moon River. the room was very clean especially the bathroom. The shower was the cleanest I have ever come across... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We stayed a couple of nights, which seemed odd when they decided to put us very close to the kitchen and fridge compressors. We stayed in the best rooms, the Queen Executive with River View. The view was when you stepped outside the room and walked on to the river bank. It did have a queen bed but just because... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

My husband and I booked in from 14 - 17 June, we will be cheking out tomorrow. It may be ok for an overnight stay whilst travelling, but we can't stay here for 3 days: 1. We arrived after dark at about 5.30pm, there were no outside lights on leading to the room and we struggled to find the light... More 

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Cooma, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

From the moment we drove onto the property we could tell that it was more than what we had expected. Firstly the pool was sparkling. The young gentleman in Reception greeted us with a smile and was very pleasant. We chose a refurbished room on the river and it was very clean and comfortable. We would highly recommend this Motel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

had a room overlooking the river - wish I had a fishing line. The moon was coming up and the sheen stretched across the river. The sheets still had the fold marks in them from clean pressing. Very comfortable bed. Warm room. Excellent dinner. Free internet with desk and separate table for dining. I was very happy

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