I stayed here on business in October 2013 for 1 night. I had passed this place plenty of times over the years and when I chose to stay in Singleton for the night to break up a trip from Sydney to Tamworth, it was Francis Phillip Motor Inn that came to mind.
The rooms are very spacious, if somewhat sparsely decorated. In saying that, everything was clean, neat and tidy. So, from that perspective, there's not much else that you want for an overnight stay for business really.
I quite liked the touch of a recliner rocker to sit and watch the TV - not that I'm much of a TV person, but it was a more comfortable option than your typical, hard cushioned motel sofa.
Breakfast in the morning was served in the main dining room - the usual selection of continental or hot breakfast options, except that hot was "fresh" hot and made to order. It was a nice alternative to the usual hot breakfast option that has been laying around in a bain-marie.
The road noise from the New England Highway can be a little constant if you are a light sleeper, even through the night. I noticed it a little, but I couldn't say it disturbed me - it was more like I noticed it if I woke in the night, rather than it being the cause of me waking up.
I quite liked the cover car park - it is a massive sail spanning the two motel buildings. It helped to keep the heat out of the rooms, and the car as well.
All in all, a pleasant, comfortable place to stay in Singleton.
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