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Sleepy Hill Motor Inn

92 Adelaide Street | 92 Adelaide Street, Raymond Terrace, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2324, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel 1 night on our way back to southern NSW. I chose it based on tripadvisor reviews and everyone has it right - its a great find. Clean, comfortable and quiet. We had a 2 bedroom family unit and it was large, clean and had everything we needed. The continental breakfast included was a nice touch... More 

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sleepyhill5, General Manager at Sleepy Hill Motor Inn, responded to this review

WOW!!!!! Thank you for the 'excellent' rating.........we don't advertise, we rely on the reviews of Trip Advisor so once again thank you so much! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you can visit us again some time soon. Michelle & Garry - Managers More 

Newcastle, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sleepy Hill Motor Inn we found to be very comfortable,staff very friendly and the free breakfast a bonus the free breakfast is all you can eat about 12 different cereals,different bread for toasting fruits yoghurt and a huge varieties of coffee's and teas great place to stay its half an hour's drive North of Newcastle just a short drive off... More 

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sleepyhill5, Manager at Sleepy Hill Motor Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us here at the Sleepy Hill! It is a very convenient stopping point and we get told by many travellers it is the perfect distance between points of travel. We also get lots of comments expressing appreciation for the choices in the teas and coffee's/ cereals etc ..........something very simple to... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

3rd stay here i stayed for work also I Highly recommend it. Proper showers. Good beds. Last minute requests catered for Great service. pity no kitchen for dinner though at this date .Maybe back up and running soon. Basic breakfast still though. towels for pool/spa. BBQ if needed. Ample parking

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sleepyhill5, Manager at Sleepy Hill Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Blake for taking the time to write this review. The breakfast is basic as it is only a continental breakfast. For guests travelling we feel cereal, toast, yoghurt, fruit salad, juice, tea and coffee is usually enough to get started, then have a fatigue stop along the road for something a bit more substantial. We have had mixed... More 

Coonabarabran, Australia
2 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

What a lovely motel! The beds are amazingly comfortable! The showers, Oh my goodness! Not water saving heads, proper shower heads with great pressure. Michelle and Garry were excellent. Nothing is ever too hard for them and everything is done with a big smile and a conversation that flows like talking to friends. The only problem I have with the... More 

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sleepyhill5, Manager at Sleepy Hill Motor Inn, responded to this review

Wow!!! What a great review Mary P! We really enjoyed having you here with us again and your girls have grown so much since your last stay and were so well behaved. It is so good catching up over breakfast with our return guests and as you say it is like chatting with friends. We look forward to you coming... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My husband & I always enjoy our stay at Sleepy Hill. Usually come twice a year for a specific purpose. Beds are extremely comfortable and the whole motel is immaculately clean. Continental breakfast is a wonderful extra for our needs. Our hosts Michelle & Garry are there to help you with any request.

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sleepyhill5, Manager at Sleepy Hill Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Di for your lovely review! We always LOVE to see return guests and over the time we have been here we have got to know some very well. We enjoy having a catch up and chat over breakfast with the 'return guests' as well as meeting the 'new first time guests'. Being born and bred locals, both Garry... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

The queen bed was very hard. I had a sore back in the morning which I don't normally suffer from. Manager was nice about it how ever. Parking is tight.If money allows I would suggest a face lift for the rooms.

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sleepyhill5, Manager at Sleepy Hill Motor Inn, responded to this review

I must say I was shocked when you mentioned the hardness of the bed in your room as 98% of our guests rave about the comfort of them. We even have one guest in particular come to stay periodically when his back is playing up as he swears our mattresses bring him relief..............and he has stayed in a different room... More 

Camberra
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

we arrived late and the children just crawled into bed and slept... The beds where so comfy the pillows you just drift off to sleep...and the rooms are very quiet... I must say the shower was the best i have had in a long time. Great pressure.. The continental breakfast filled the little kids up and we where allowed to... More 

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sleepyhill5, Manager at Sleepy Hill Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for such a wonderful review. Both Garry and I take our role as Managers at Sleepy Hill very seriously and we do try to run the motel as though it were our own. We believe that EVERY guest should feel welcome and feel as though they are coming to stay with us personally. We have met some wonderful... More 

Canberra, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here on the way up the coast. We have 1 year old twins so were traveling with cots (and the kitchen sink!). The owners could not have been more accommodating in making sure the cots would fit in the room and that the twins were comfortable. The rooms are dated but beautifully clean. Had a microwave and fridge... More 

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sleepyhill5, Manager at Sleepy Hill Motor Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased you were comfy and happy here at the Sleepy Hill. Travelling at any time can be hectic and tense but travelling with infant twins can be harrowing I would imagine!! I have always maintained that you can cope with anything if you get enough sleep so having the second room for the cots must have helped... More 

Coffs Harbour, Australia
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Stayed here on our way to Sydney and on our way back. Very pleasant motel , wonderful hosts Michelle & Garry, Rooms very clean and warm and quite, beds are comfortable. This now is our halfway stop...

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
sleepyhill5, Manager at Sleepy Hill Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your Review of our motel. We get a real buzz when we find out a guest has been 100% content in their stay with us. If a guest can leave here fully rested, with something nourishing in their tummies and ready to continue their journey, then we know we are doing something right to help... More 

Hobart
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This motel is very handy to Newcastle airport. It is on the outskirts of the township and therefore very quiet. You will need to drive a short distance for your evening meal. Everything at the motel was scrupulously clean. We stayed in the standard room, where heating was just adequate. I thought it a tad overpriced ($140) for mid winter... More 

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sleepyhill5, Manager at Sleepy Hill Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review for our motel. It is always exciting to get one. The room attendants work above and beyond to maintain the 'just cleaned' feel to the rooms. We are sorry you didn't get to work the air conditioner to your satisfaction......Garry would have been more than happy to sort... More 

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Address: 92 Adelaide Street | 92 Adelaide Street, Raymond Terrace, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2324, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Raymond Terrace
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Number of rooms: 30
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