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Moon River Motor Inn

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Arriving late as usual, I picked the Moon River as I had stayed years ago and knew it had plenty of parking for the truck. A pleasant check in, assurance of a quiet room and advice that the Restaurant was still open. On entering the room it was clear that it had been refurbished since I last stayed, it was... More 

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Thank FarmerJohn45
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to Kempsey for a family reunion. Room was super clean and the staff were so very helpful. We arrived early and needed to change before heading to the reunion. Our room was not ready so they opened up the restaurant so we could use the amenities. So impressed with the service. This hotel is set back off the road... More 

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Thank AngelsHK017
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4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was traveling from Brisbane to Sydney and stopped at Moon river on the recommendation of TripAdvisor, rated 2 at the time of booking. I was pleasantly surprised. It looks a bit tired at first sight, but was obviously well maintained.The reception was welcoming and efficient, I upgraded to a refurbished room and paid a little more but it was... More 

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Thank Jane W
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Reviewed October 25, 2016

Everything was good with the accommodation. Very clean and good decor. the free wifi was faster than most motels I've been to. Check in was fast and organized. The driveway could do with a re-pavement but that may be asking too much. They sell chargers and earphones at the front desk as well. That was good timing for me as... More 

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Thank glenn e
Wollongong, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Stayed here a couple of years ago before the by pass was operating and the current operators were here. As a result of my previous stay, decided to try it again twice this week each way on my trip north. Most importantly - will stay here next time I am heading through Kempsey. Whilst the place is dated (as are... More 

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2 Thank Ian M
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2016

From the first telephone call the young fellow (sorry can't remember his name) was interested in helping me, unlike other motels that just wanted to get the booking and payment. He was efficient, clear and as I said went above and beyond to assist us. All our family needed quick and reasonable accommodation to attend a family funeral at that... More 

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Thank Karen L
Green Point, Australia
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Reviewed August 15, 2016

Convenient to town . Clean and comfortable bed. Reception staff very friendly and co operative. Only issue was noisy neighbours which management said they didn't hear. Overnight rates acceptable. .....

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Thank Graemer2251
Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Very helpful staff, room was very clean and a comfortable bed, We didn't get a chance to soak up the view from the back porch as we left early. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a clean and comfortable overnight stay.

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Thank GKWalker
Bilambil Heights, Australia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Very good value. Room with river view, quiet, comfortable and clean. Wish we had ordered breakfast and eaten it out the back in the sun overlooking the river. Very peaceful motel and worth the detour from the highway.

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Thank I8654PFcherylw
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 23, 2016

Booked to break up a long road trip with family - really impressed by how well kept the place is, really clean, bed comfy, just adequate tea/coffee but view of river/moon out the back window/screen door. Wi fi password on key fob, (little details that help), good shower. We were tired when arrived, so ate at the restaurant - great... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quiet riverbank Kempsey motel accommodation on the banks of the beautiful Macleay River. Nice 3 1/2 star rated rooms on the river bank with great views on the river. Free wireless broadband, Austar with Foxtel and HD digital TV programs on HD LCD TVs. Comfortable River executive rooms with office desk, free broadband internet access, free wireless internet access for the busy business person as well as comfortable river rooms for people who just want to relax. Step out of your door, sit on the river bank and relax in Nature's Wonderland. Looking for nice and economical accommodation? Our Economic Rooms are well priced for those seeking a comfortable and affordable stay. These 3 star rated rooms in the side-building offer economical accommodation and have all what you need: En-suite shower, air con, hair dryer, toaster, TV, fridge, wireless internet accessible free of charge. Enjoy a relaxing stay in our gardens with pool or sit on the riverbank, watching the Macley slowly passing by. Enjoy lovely meals and great wines at Moon River Restaurant - with great views on the river. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moon River Motor Inn

Address: 159 Smith Street, Kempsey, New South Wales 2440, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Kempsey
Price Range: $64 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Moon River Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Rooms on the river front have good views”
 of 5 bubbles FarmerJohn45, 5 days ago | Read review
“Best Service from family owned business , Clean & Tidy, Popular Chinese Restaurant for locals.”
 of 5 bubbles L9628GUkarenl, Sep 11, 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor with river view have a back door to access table settings near river”
 of 5 bubbles I8654PFcherylw, Jul 26, 2016 | Read review
“No 18 has view of river out back screen door, few metres away”
 of 5 bubbles SkyeC184, Jul 23, 2016 | Read review
“We had a river view room, quieter down that end.”
 of 5 bubbles teresamR6408NY, Jul 19, 2016 | Read review
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