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Moon River Motor Inn

157 Smith Street, Kempsey, New South Wales 2440, Australia
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Moon River Motor Inn
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Ranked #6 of 7 Hotels in Kempsey
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The Salmon Special was mouth watering and marvellous! Attention given by wait staff was impressive, food was faultless and setting of the restaurant was delightful - high above the banks of the expansive Macleay River. For the Motel stay a room overlooking the river is a must. A memorable visit.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

Stayed 6 nights , unfortunately rained most of the time. Great location on the river. Close to shops unit renovated clean. Good daily house keeping. Jug hard to fill and TV to small. Overall 3 1/2 out of 5.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Has to be the best spot in Kempsey. Along the river bank - off the main road and close to town. Clean rooms. Just lacking in detail. Over priced meals. Room has no wine glasses, tiny fridge - no ice, salt/pepper in sachets - disappointing given cost of room service. Restaurant closed until after 6pm so no access to "service".... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

What a find!Clean rooms,totally refurbished.Comfy bed.Laundry facilities available.Reasonably priced. The restuarant was a bit pricy but well worth the treat just to sit out on the deck to watch the river . Great place and would definitely stay again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

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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