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Motel Kempsey

13 Lachlan St Macleay Valley Way, Kempsey, New South Wales 2440 Australia See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Family Rooms
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

I chose this place based not only on its location, but also other reviews, and they didn't let me down. It had everything I was after for just a brief overnight stay on a long road trip. The room I stayed in (#6) was immaculately...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Angela C
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Saturday night , Taree is booked out, so I drive on to Kempsey, log in and find Motel Kempsey via Wotif - turns out to be a gem. Clean, all the amenities, quite, great bed and pillows, inexpensive, perfect, pleasant check in and to top...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Andy D
Response from m0telkempsey, Owner at Motel KempseyResponded July 9, 2018

Thank you Andy for your wonderful review.It is nice to get such positive feedback after all the hard work we have put into our little Motel. Regards Jason & Karen.

Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

We stayed six nights at the Motel Kempsey. The room was very clean. It was not spacious, but quite adequate for the two of us. The bed was very comfortable. For three of the nights most of the rooms were occupied, but all was very...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Reviewed February 17, 2018

lovely well appointed air-conditioned room, very clean and beautifully decorated owners Jason and Karen were absolutely wonderful hosts , this is a very small Motel but the service is second to none . We will be back

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Barnie2015
Response from m0telkempsey, Owner at Motel KempseyResponded February 21, 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Jason & Karen

Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

We stopped at Motel Kempsey on our way home from Noosa. Having driven all day we were not interested in a night out and were very pleased to know that you could order dinner to your room ahead of time. Jason and Karen provided a...More

Date of stay: November 2017
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The Motel Kempsey is all about quality and affordability. Located just 1km South of the city centre the Motel Kempsey is your home away from home. 19 Ground floor units with parking at the door. More Saltwater pool with separate toddlers pool, BBQ and guest laundry. Table, chairs and ashtrays outside each unit .Enjoy a BBQ while you watch your kids swim in the pool or laze by the poolside enjoying a good book. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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$70 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Australia > New South Wales > Kempsey
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$70 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Australia > New South Wales > Kempsey
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"I like room #9 for quietness, parking, as it is ideal for up to two people."
Jun 3, 2017
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"All rooms would appear to be away from traffic noise"
Feb 14, 2016
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"Ask at time of booking any special request you may have. They will advise if available."
Jan 30, 2016
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"most rooms are the same, and set back from the road, I've stayed in 4 different rooms and they were all..."
Dec 5, 2015
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